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Teen Reading Group

Teen Reading Group – will meet on Monday 3rd October at 5pm in Finchley Church End library, so if you’re aged between 11 and 15, love books, love sharing your favourite reads, then come and join us!

Stories From The Edge

StoriesfromTheEdgeA collection of gripping, thought-provoking short stories by eight award-winning UK young adult authors.
From the perils of online chat rooms, doping in sport, racism and terrorism, to gender and self-esteem issues, love, life and death, Stories from The Edge isn’t afraid to ask some big questions. Sometimes frightening, often funny, always brutally honest, these stories will take you to where the shadows are darkest and the ground drops away. The question is, are you prepared to look over the edge? Read more…

Finchley Lit Fest Saturday May 23rd

As part of the Finchley Lit Fest, on Saturday 23rd May I’ll be in North Finchley Waterstones with authors Alex Wheatle and Ellie Daines! The event starts at 12.30, so come and say hi if you’re in the area. More details of the event to follow.

Favourite Teen/YA Reads of 2014

Click on the link to read about some of my favourite reads in teen and young adult literature last year –

Loughborough University Literary Salon

Here are some photos from Loughborough Uni’s Literary Salon. It was a brilliant event with talks by industry professionals, and myself and Maxine Linnell. Local authors Bali Rai and Paula Rawsthorne joined in the evening. There were lots of interesting talks and conversations!

Loughborough Literary Salon

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Loughborough University’s Literary Salon May 2014

literary salon poster

On Tuesday 13th May, I will be at Loughborough University’s Literary Salon, talking about Writing Young Adult fiction in the 21st century. Maxine Linnell will there as well as Walker Books and reps from DKW literary agents. Tickets still available from

Hope to see you there!

Books for World Book Week

Happy Book Week Everyone!

My blog for An Awfully Big Blog Adventure is all about some of my favourite reads over the past year. You can read it here: An Awfully Big Blog Adventure

I’d love to hear about your favourite reads, so leave me a message.

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