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Month: January 2015

Happy Birthday, Blog!

Today our blog is one year old! Wow, it’s grown up so fast… And boy, have we reached some impressive milestones – in the last year we have published 124 posts; introduced 46 new titles on the blog (not including new editions); attended and reported on 5 big book fairs and festivals, both UK-based and international; […]

Backlist Love: Diary of an (Un)teenager by Pete Johnson

For my Backlist Love choice this month, I decided to delve deep into the Barrington Stoke bookshelves and pull out something that has been around for many years. Staying power can be an important quality, and the fact that some of Barrington Stoke’s very first titles are still in print and sell steadily year after […]

Sneak Peek: Robot Girl by Malorie Blackman

We are super excited about Robot Girl, a futuristic drama full of suspense by the UK Children’s Laureate and all around superstar author Malorie Blackman ”“ coming out next month. In the book, Claire is keen to find out what her dad has been working on in his lab. He’s been really excited about it and Claire […]

New titles for January 2015

This month we have a host of great new books and a few fab new editions. For teens we have The Devil’s Angel by Kevin Brooks, his first novel since winning the Carnegie Medal in 2014; Blindside by Aidan Chambers, an author we are thrilled to welcome to the Barrington Stoke list; and another tense teen thriller from Nigel […]