BRISTOL TEEN BOOK AWARD 2020 SHORTLIST

THAT ASIAN KID is on the shortlist for the Bristol Teen Award 2020, with some fab books, and I am chuffed to bits. Many congratulations to my fellow nominees!

I’M ON CHCCYAFest – SUNDAY MAY 3RD 2.15PM TWITTER

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.

Amazing discount!

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

Call Orca Book Services on 01235 465 577  (UK ONLY)

UPDATE

Hi everyone, I hope you are all keeping safe. Here are a few resources you might like to check out to keep boredom away –

  1. 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!
  2. 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.
  3. 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/
  4. I’m offering free writing prompts to anyone under 18 – just drop me an email via my Contacts page if you would like one.
  5. 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

TALKING YA BOOKS AT FINCHLEY CHURCH END LIBRARY – 27TH APRIL – POSTPONED

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

WORLD BOOK WEEK 2nd-6th March 2020

Looking forward to visiting JOSEPH CHAMBERLAIN COLLEGE!

I’m fully booked for the whole of World Book Week, but books are not just for one week of the year – they are for every day of the year, so please get in touch to check my availability for author talks and creative writing workshops.

CHCC YA FEST 3rd MAY – POSTPONED

I’ll be chatting to author Danielle Jawando and Patrice Lawrence at CHCC YA FEST on Sunday 3rd May – don’t miss this event and book now!
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/chcc-ya-fest-tickets-89601353059

MY INTERVIEW WITH MY BOOK CORNER

I’ve been interviewed by the wonderful My Book Corner. Somehow, I managed to sum up That Asian Kid in 5 words!! You can read the whole interview HERE
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THAT ASIAN KID – BOOK OF THE WEEK AT LETTERBOX LIBRARY!

What a fabulous review for That Asian Kid from Letterbox Library! Thank you!

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“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.

Fab review of THAT ASIAN KID from Book Trust!

“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!

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