We are thrilled to be chatting with YA author Clare Owen whose first young adult book, Zed and the Cormorants, is released this week. Zed and the Cormorants is set near Lostwithiel, so we couldn't wait to learn more about this stirring gothic debut that's been described as 'a Daphne Du Maurier for the 21st century'.
To mark our second post in a series of Women Writers: The American Dream, we are pleased to welcome a fresh string of classic American writers to the Lost in Books blog, ones whose stories and words are still treasured today.
Classic books. There's something timeless about them isn't there? In an exploration of American classics, we wanted to bring our readers a taste of brilliant eclectic words written by women authors from across the pond – ones that you might know, others that perhaps you may not in a new series of blog posts.
Today, to mark the release of A Cornish Promise, author Terri Nixon shares with us her insights into her writing career, what she wishes she'd known before getting published, and reveals some top tips for writers setting out on their writing journey. Terri has written several books spanning fiction to non-fiction, but feels most at home when writing historical fiction. Her latest release, A Cornish Promise, is out this week.
With Halloween creeping up round the corner, we felt there was no better time to share some of our top children’s and young adult books that coincide perfectly with autumn. Here, you’ll find a mix of spooky tales, monsters, witches, magic and pumpkins to pull you deep into the season. From middle grade fiction to young adult, there are plenty of books here to choose from that’ll make you feel perfectly swept away in the world of magic, autumn and all hallows’ eve from some spectacular authors.