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  • UK and US covers for Release!

    UK and US covers for Release!

    POSTED ON 10.02.2017

    The UK and US covers for Release have been revealed!  The UK cover is the pathway one and is out in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Denmark in May, and the railway one is the US cover and continued…

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  • New Book cover reveal!!

    New Book cover reveal!!

    POSTED ON 26.01.2017

    Have a look at the UK cover of my new novel Release (out 4 May in the UK and Ireland) on Buzzfeed!  I also talk about the story and where it came from.  Have a look! The book is out continued…

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  • A Monster Calls out soon!

    A Monster Calls out soon!

    POSTED ON 13.12.2016

    Hey, guys, I know, I’ve been remiss here, but I promise to keep it up better.  For now, the two big things are that A Monster Calls opens in the US (limited) on 23 December and wide on 6 January, continued…

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  • A Monster Calls new trailer!

    A Monster Calls new trailer!

    POSTED ON 01.05.2016

    Have you seen the new trailer for A Monster Calls?  It’s AMAZING!!  Have a look…

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  • Carnegie Shortlist (and Inkies!)

    Carnegie Shortlist (and Inkies!)

    POSTED ON 17.03.2016

    What a pleasure to find out that The Rest of Us Just Live Here is on the Carnegie Shortlist.  They’ve been so kind and generous to me, and I’m so thrilled Rest of Us is there!  If I win, I’d continued…

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  • YA Book Prize Shortlist

    YA Book Prize Shortlist

    POSTED ON 11.03.2016

    This year’s YA Book Prize Shortlist has been announced and 1) it’s stonkingly strong and 2) The Rest of Us Just Live Here is on it!  If you’re looking for very fine YA to read, you could do a LOT worse continued…

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  • Carnegie Longlist!

    Carnegie Longlist!

    POSTED ON 18.02.2016

    Hey, hey!  The Rest of Us Just Live Here is on the brand-new Carnegie Longlist, along with friends, geniuses, and books new to me (always welcome).  Have a read.  Shortlist announced 15 March.  

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  • A Monster Calls movie teaser trailer!

    A Monster Calls movie teaser trailer!

    POSTED ON 19.11.2015

    Hey, world, how would you like to watch THE FIRST OFFICIAL TEASER TRAILER FOR THE MOVIE OF A MONSTER CALLS!!!!!!!! I’ll be honest, when Liam says, “He called… for a *monster*…” I get all weepy inside.  

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  • HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT THING!

    HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT THING!

    POSTED ON 02.10.2015

    Here to announce that I am the creator, sole writer & co-executive producer on a brand new, official Doctor Who spinoff series for television.  It’s called Class, first season is eight episodes long, and it hits your screens (UK and continued…

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  • Pulling out of Cheltenham, sorry!

    Pulling out of Cheltenham, sorry!

    POSTED ON 26.09.2015

    Hi, guys, I’m so sorry, but I have to pull out of the Cheltenham Festival on the weekend of 2 October.  UGH!  I hate cancelling events. I’m so sorry, I wouldn’t do it if it weren’t the very last resort.  continued…

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