I will be on twitter on Sunday May 3rd at 2.15pm, talking about my books and inspiration @savitakalhan. So please come along and ask me a question, and remember to use the hashtag #CHCCYAFEST.
I am so chuffed That Asian Kid has been included in the longlist for the Bristol Teen Award! This makes Jeevan a very happy boy! You can grab a copy here and make him even happier that his story is being read and his voice heard.
My publisher, TROIKA BOOKS, are offering an amazing 40% discount on all their books – including my books, THAT ASIAN KID, and THE GIRL IN THE BROKEN MIRROR. So don’t miss this amazing offer and grab a copy now! https://www.troikabooks.com/blog/covid-19-update
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Hi everyone, I hope you are all keeping safe. Here are a few resources you might like to check out to keep boredom away –
- Online library catalogues – every borough has an online catalogue of ebooks and audio books, so have a look and find a new book to read. Be brave and try a different genre – you might discover some treasures!
- Audible have a great selection of audio books free for kids, teens and young adults. so if you have never listened to an audio book before, now is the time to try it out.
- Check out this online resource for keeping a diary – there are so many kinds of diaries suggested by lots of great children’s authors! #ourcoronadiary https://www.ourcoronadiary.com/
- I’m offering free writing prompts to anyone under 18 – just drop me an email via my Contacts page if you would like one.
- I will be offering Skype author visits after the Easter Holidays, so please use the Contact page to get in touch with me for details.
Stay safe x
An evening with me and author Sif Sigmarsdottir chatting to Miriam Halahmy about our YA books. Come along and join us! The Muswell Hill Children’s Bookshop will be there too! Register here for your free ticket – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-with-miriam-savita-sif-discussing-their-young-adult-novels-tickets-96047018217
“The opening sequence has all of the perfect ingredients for a thriller complete with eaves dropping, whispers, a sticky web of lies and a dash of voyeurism. After this fizzing exposition, we’re drawn in to a brilliantly told saga of contemporary UK teen life which takes in family ties, GCSEs, first crushes, young people’s mutual support networks, pink highlights, racism (in both its overt and subtle, institutional permutations) and mobile videos which go viral…”
You can read the whole review HERE.
“An excellent, rollicking read, which includes some hard truths about racism hidden in a very amusing book.” BOOK TRUST
Read the rest of the review here!