Wait… is that new?

Hey hey hey! How’s it going Big Kids Book Club fans? Now, no doubt the eagled eyed among you might realise that somethings have changed around here at the BKBC HQ? Well, since the last few months and 2022 in particular, the podcast has bumped up a notch in terms of viewership, followers, and ourContinue reading “Wait… is that new?”

Episode 128: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – David Valdes

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, David Valdes, joined Emma on the show to talk about his newest novel, Spin Me Right Round David and Emma chatted about the fun of time travel, the difficulties of sexual identity in the past, and when you know an idea isContinue reading “Episode 128: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – David Valdes”

Thursday TBR Teaser

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Thursday, 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: Spin MeContinue reading “Thursday TBR Teaser”

Episode 127: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Sophie Cameron

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Sophie Cameron, joins us to talk about her newest Middle Grade novel, Our Sister Again. Sophie and I chatted about how writing YA at university, tackling issues of grief, and how becoming a mother change her view on stories.  Sophie was aContinue reading “Episode 127: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Sophie Cameron”

Tuesday TBR Teaser

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: Magicborn byContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teaser”

Monday Morning News

Hey, Hey, Hey! Well, it’s the start of a new week and that means there’s lots to talk about. We’ll be showing you soon all the cool content from our time at the weekend at NYALit Fest up in Preston at UCLan, but in the meantime we have a few little bits of news forContinue reading “Monday Morning News”

Episode 126: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Cath Howe

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Cath Howe, joins us to talk about her newest Middle Grade novel, The Insiders Cath and I chatted about how teaching influences her writing, over writing like a boss, and the resilience of children. Cath was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 126: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Cath Howe”

Thursday TBR Teaser

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Thursday, 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: The BreakfastContinue reading “Thursday TBR Teaser”

Episode 125: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Kimberly Pauley 2

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Kimberly Pauley returns to talk about her new book, The Accidental Wizard: A Peculiar Problem Kimberly and I chatted about dungeons and dragons, fairy tales from around the British Isles, and writing 80,000 words in 3 months! Kimberly was a great guestContinue reading “Episode 125: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Kimberly Pauley 2”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Today’s book: Needle by Patrice Lawrence Publisher: Barrington Stoke Pages: 128 Release Date:  05/05/2022 A powerful and heart-rending exploration of a teenager’s journey through grief, rage and getting caught in the criminal justice system from award-winning author Patrice Lawrence. Charlene is a demon knitter. It’s the only thing she enjoys and the only thing she believesContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”