Sunday, 15 December 2013
Bookish and Blogish News
Thursday 19th December sees the global launch of YA and New Adult digital imprint Bloomsbury Spark. Beginning with the release of seven titles next week, Bloomsbury will continue to publish two new titles each month. The launch titles are Pride’s Run by Cat Kalen, The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel, The Sound of Us by Ashley Poston, The Art of Falling by Jenny Kaczorowski, Beyond Our Stars by Marie Langager, Until We End by Frankie Brown and Positively Mine by Christine Duval (UK price £3.99 each). To find out more about our seven launch titles please click on the images below.
Aspiring, self-published or established writers who would like to be part of the Bloomsbury Spark list can submit work directly. Visit the website for submission guidelines http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/bloomsbury-spark/submissions/
Until We End by Frankie Brown – @frankiebrown25
If saving her brother from the government post-apocalypse means a suicide mission, Cora's willing. But there's one guy who can't let her go.
The Art of Falling by Jenny Kaczorowski – @jennykacz
Bria knows exactly who she is – the militant vegan, purple-haired Queen of the Art Room - until she kisses the high school quarterback.
The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel – @Jen_McConnel
When an indecisive college student runs away to Scotland, she discovers romance, dark secrets of witchcraft, and learns to trust her own intuition.
Pride’s Run by Cat Kalen – @CatKalen
Pride has been enslaved and raised in captivity for her power as a shape shifter, but when she finally gets the chance to run, she must trust in the boy who promises her freedom, the same boy she was sent to hunt. This is the first book in a planned series. Pride Unleashed and Pride’s Pursuit will follow in February and March, respectively.
Beyond Our Stars by Marie Langager – @MarieLangager
Fleeing a destroyed Earth, Hope has become a young leader for the people who remain, searching for answers in a new world. But when she is the only one who can withstand the tests of the natives on their new planet, she is about to become their last chance for survival.
The Sound of Us by Ashley Poston – @ashposton
Eighteen-year-old Junie Baltimore is glad the band Roman Holiday is dead, done, so last year-- but she never planned on falling in love with the lead singer.
Positively Mine by Christine Duval – @ChristineDuval1
Freshman year is hard enough without having to hide an unplanned pregnancy from a summer fling...