In June’s YA Edition of Adventures With Words, Kate looks at the four titles in new YA/Children’s imprint Rock The Boat’s launch list, talks about some new books she’s received recently and the last YA book she’s read, as well as paying tribute to outgoing Children’s Laureate, the inspirational Malorie Blackman.
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Rock The Boat is the new children’s and YA imprint from Oneworld Publications. Their launch list consists of:
- Conversion – Katherine Howe (out 4th June)
- Mindwalker – A.J. Steiger (4th June)
- Nest – Esther Erlich (2nd July)
- Minus Me – Ingelin Røssland (2nd July)
Books that Kate’s received lately and mentioned were…
- House of Windows – Alexia Casale (Faber, out in August)
- In Another Life – Laura Jarratt (Electric Monkey)
- Being A Girl – Hayley Long, illustrated by Gemma Correll (Hot Key Books, out now)
- To Hold The Bridge – Garth Nix (Hot Key Books, out now)
Kate has been recently reading Way Down Dark by James Smythe (out 2nd July, Hodder), and would like to hear from you about your favourite SciFi-YAs – leave a voicemail via the SpeakPipe button on the front page of our website, or record a voice message and send it to us at [email protected] via www.wetransfer.com!
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Episode 13. An Adventures With Words production.