In the second part of our round-up of the year, authors battled it out in the Ultimate Writer contest, the Tour de France came to Yorkshire and ice-buckets splashed over the heads of our favourite writers. It was a truly spectacular summer. Let's take a look at the booky highlights from May through to August 2014.
Posted on 22nd Aug, 2014 by Sarah Nuttall
A certain summer blockbuster, based on a certain book sensation, has been breaking hearts far and wide. But, as Sarah Nuttall of our Leeds bookshop explains, If I Stay -- out next week -- should be next in line...
Posted on 6th Aug, 2014 by Huw Powell
Huw Powell, author of Spacejackers, gives us his take on what the next 'big' genre in children's fiction could be...
James Dawson is the new Queen of Teen - crowned just last Friday! What does his new royal status mean to him, how does he plan to wield his bookish power, and what does he think about UK YA? Our own Isabel Popple caught up with him at the UK's first Young Adult Literature Convention to find out.
Posted on 13th Jun, 2014 by Isabel Popple
With less than a week to go until The Fault in Our Stars hits cinemas, Isabel Popple explains why you should use the time wisely, and read the book first.
With the movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars hitting cinemas on 20th June, what does the John Green-superfan read while they wait for a new book from the YA master? Attention Nerdfighters! Darran Stobbart is here to make sure you stay awesome with some recommended reading.
Posted on 31st Mar, 2014 by Isabel Popple
Attention Nerdfighters! Isabel Popple is here to help you get that John Green fix without having to wait for a new John Green book...