Episode 137: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Yarrow Townsend

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Yarrow Townsend, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Map of Leaves I chatted to Yarrow about blending experiences of nature into the book, stories from a riverboat and getting translated to German. Yarrow was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 137: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Yarrow Townsend”

Mid-Week Review: Wranglestone

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Thursday, so it’s time to jump right into another Mid-Week Review! Today’s book: Wranglestone by Darren Charlton Publisher: Little Tiger Press Pages: 384 Release Date:  06/02/2020 Suggested Age Range: 13+ YA Genre(s): Science Fiction, Horror, Post-Apocalypse, LGBTQ+ Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (out of 5)Continue reading “Mid-Week Review: Wranglestone”

Episode 136: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Diane Magras

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Diane Magras, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Secret of the Shadow Beasts. I chatted to Diane about blending video games into fiction, how Scotland is an inspiration, and re-writing the Hobbit at bedtime. Diane was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 136: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Diane Magras”

Episode 135: Big Kids Book Club Special- NYALit Festival Part 1

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to the show. Today we’ve got a special episode for you! We were recently invited to come up to NYALit Fest at UCLan (Preston) for a weekend with all our favourite authors. During the weekend, UCLan Publishing – the hosts of the festival – gave us our own little roomContinue reading “Episode 135: Big Kids Book Club Special- NYALit Festival Part 1”

Episode 134: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Keren David

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Keren David, joins us to talk about her latest novel, Say No to the Dress I chatted to Keren about how writing stories for friendship, exploring Jewish heritage, and the positive message of saying YES!  Keren was a great guest to haveContinue reading “Episode 134: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Keren David”

Mid-Week Review: Gearbreakers 🤖🏳️‍🌈

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Thursday, so it’s time to jump right into another Mid-Week Review! Today’s book: Gearbreakers by Zoe Hana Mikuta Publisher: Feiwel & Friends Pages: 416 Release Date:  29/06/2021 Suggested Age Range: 13+ YA Genre(s): Science Fiction, Cyberpunk, Mechas, LGBTQIA+ Star Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (out ofContinue reading “Mid-Week Review: Gearbreakers 🤖🏳️‍🌈”

Episode 133: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Helena Close

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Helena Close joins us to talk about her latest novel, Things I Know. I chatted to Helena about how writing stories in all their messiness, bringing hope out in novels, as well as the woes of being a Munster fan. Helena wasContinue reading “Episode 133: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Helena Close”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Today we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! Today’s book: TJ PowarContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 132: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – NYA Lit Fest Live – Ann Sei Lin & Guests

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, we’re live at NYA Lit Fest 2022, talking to authors Ann Sei lin, Gabriela Houston, and Jennifer Claessen. We caught up with friend of the show, Gabriela, about updates for her upsoming books, while Jennifer spoke to us about her debut novel,Continue reading “Episode 132: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – NYA Lit Fest Live – Ann Sei Lin & Guests”

Episode 131: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Katie Clapham

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Katie Clapham joins us to talk about her debut novel, Three Girls. Katie chatted to Emma about how writing the importance of friendship, writing good guys into YA, and finding the magic in every day stories. Katie was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 131: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Katie Clapham”