Monday, 20 August 2012

Weekly Gossip

Here is your bookish news from the past week.

First, a cover reveal!

Simon and Schuster Children's Books have released the cover for Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood.

Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood

What do we think? I think it's gorgeous! Intriguing!



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A choose-your-own-ending trailer for Tempest by Julie Cross has also been released.


You can also read the first four chapters here.

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The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

Speaking of first chapters, Richelle Mead has posted the first chapter of The Indigo Spell on her website. Go check it out!

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There are a number of HarperCollins Children's Books events coming up!

OLIVER JEFFERS

An Evening with David Almond and Oliver Jeffers, chaired by Sarah McIntyre
WATERSTONE'S PICCADILLY
Wednesday 26th September at 6.30pm
Tickets £5/£3 for loyalty card holders, available in store or via events@piccadilly.
waterstones.co.uk or 020 7851 2400
David Almond, multi award-winning author of Skellig and Kit’s Wilderness will be joined by internationally acclaimed artist, writer and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers, whose books include Lost and FoundHow to Catch a Star and the new release This Moose Belongs to Me, where they will be discussing their new book The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas, through a special words and pictures event, chaired by illustrator and writer, Sarah McIntyre.
More details here.

GARTH NIX
An Evening with Garth Nix & Michael Grant
WATERSTONE'S PICCADILLY
Wednesday, 22 August 2012, 6:30PM
Tickets £2 available in store, via events@piccadilly.waterstones.
co.uk or 020 7851 2400
A fan of YA? Come and join us for an evening with bestselling authors Garth Nix and Michael Grant. Garth Nix author of the popular 'Troubletwisters' series and recent stand alone novel 'A Confusion of Princes' will be in conversation with Michael Grant, author of the phenomenal 'Gone' series and recent hit BZRK.

An Evening with Garth Nix
WATERSTONE'S SOUTHAMPTON ABOVE
Thursday, 23 August 2012, 6:00PM
Tickets £2.50 (£3 on the night)

Garth Nix signing
WATERSTONE'S PLYMOUTH NEW GEOR
Friday, 24 August 2012, 6:00PM
tickets are free, available in store.

An evening with Garth Nix!
Garth Nix
WATERSTONE'S BATH
Saturday, 25 August 2012, 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Free but ticketed, please collect from the Children's department.

Details for all the above Garth events are here.

DEREK LANDY
Signings around the country, including Southampton, Bluewater, Birmingham, Liverpool and more, details here:

Cheltenham Literature Festival
This year’s festival will feature Derek Landy, Emma Chichester Clark, Clara Vulliamy and Paddington bear. Take a look at the brochure here.

Bath Festival of Children’s Literature
Oliver Jeffers will feature, as will Michael Morpurgo, Lauren Child and Helen Dunmore. Get your tickets quick before they’re snapped up!
Full programme can be found here.

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