GameTale – A Gamebook for 3-9 Year Olds

GameTale – A Gamebook for 3-9 Year Olds

22 Jun, 2017

Over on Kickstarter right now, you can pledge for a deluxe hardcover printing of a lovely little gamebook aimed at the younger audience. Gremmy’s Big Adventure is a branching interactive tale with almost 100 paths. Check out more details here.

BOOK REVIEW: GENESIS FLEET: VANGUARD

BOOK REVIEW: GENESIS FLEET: VANGUARD

9 Jun, 2017

Jack Campbell returns to his Lost Fleet universe with that most unpredictable of beasts: the prequel series.

BOOK REVIEW: Food of the Gods

BOOK REVIEW: Food of the Gods

2 Jun, 2017

This book continues to demonstrate why Cassandra Khaw is one of the most exciting new authors writing in the field of fantasy.

Faber Announces Winners of First FAB Prize for BAME Writers and Illustrators

Faber Announces Winners of First FAB Prize for BAME Writers and Illustrators

1 Jun, 2017

Faber Children’s and the Andlyn Agency have just announced the winners of the 2017 FAB Prize. Click this post to find out who won and what they created that earned them the honour.

ELEVATOR PITCH – The Phoenix Cycle: The Best Shall Rise

ELEVATOR PITCH –  The Phoenix Cycle: The Best Shall Rise

26 May, 2017

In this week’s Elevator Pitch we follow the dystopian post apocalyptic trail to New San Francisco, the only known city left on the planet.

BOOK NEWS: 31st ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

BOOK NEWS: 31st ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED

5 May, 2017

We take a look at the six novels shortlisted for the 2017 Arthur C. Clarke Awards.

BOOK NEWS: When YA and DC collide!

BOOK NEWS: When YA and DC collide!

29 Apr, 2017

Penguin Random House Children’s UK, Random House Children’s Books in the US announce DC Icons, a YA series based on iconic characters from the DC Comic Universe.

BOOK REVIEW: Proof of Concept

BOOK REVIEW: Proof of Concept

17 Apr, 2017

At its surface Proof of Concept is a traditional piece of hard science fiction with strong character work, confounded by philosophy and trying to tear down the basic binary thinking that can hold people back.

BOOK REVIEW: Lightning In The Blood

BOOK REVIEW: Lightning In The Blood

3 Apr, 2017

Lightning In The Blood is a delightful and astounding piece of world-building with character at the centre.

Fighting Fantasy re-launch with The Port of Peril

Fighting Fantasy re-launch with The Port of Peril

28 Mar, 2017

Ian Livingstone’s new Fighting Fantasy gamebook, The Port of Peril, will be published by Scholastic UK in August 2017.