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”

Mid-Week Review – S.T.E.A.L.T.H Access Denied

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: S.T.E.A.L.T.H Access Denied by Jason Rohan Publisher: Nosy Crow Pages: 304 Release Date:  07/04/2022 Suggested Age Range: 8+ Middle Grade Genre(s): Action, Adventure, Robots, Sci-Fi Star Rating: 🤖🤖🤖🤖🤖(out of 5)Continue reading “Mid-Week Review – S.T.E.A.L.T.H Access Denied”

Episode 130: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jason Rohan

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Jason Rohan, joined us on the show to talk about his newest novel, S.T.E.A.L.T.H: Access Denied Jason and I chatted about the working for Marvel, creating stories and then trunking them, and how influences like Thunderbirds Jason was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 130: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview – Jason Rohan”

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: Looking ForContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 129: Big Kids Book Club Monthly Book Chat: Mental Health Awareness May

Hey, hey, hey! It’s the end of the month so I’m joined by Rab (@rabtales), Emma (@EmmaKeane10) and Laura (@librarylaurapod) to talk about our monthly topic. This month is Mental Health Awareness May, where we talk about positive representation and media in the Middle Grade and Young Adult genre. Before we start this episode, belowContinue reading “Episode 129: Big Kids Book Club Monthly Book Chat: Mental Health Awareness May”

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 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”