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The Provider Competition Winners Are…

At the end of June, we announced that Lodestone Books were giving away two FREE copies of John Hunt’s debut novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. We are delighted to announce that the winners of the competition are Sharon Coppin and Debbie Gray. Congratulations ladies, it looks like your summer reading lists just got

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Articles

The Provider Competition Winners Are…

At the end of June, we announced that Lodestone Books were giving away two FREE copies of John Hunt’s debut novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. We are delighted to announce that the winners of the competition are Sharon Coppin and Debbie Gray. Congratulations ladies, it looks like your summer reading lists just got

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Does Youth Have A Number?

Whether it’s nostalgia for their youth or trying to make sense of that rich period of their lives, 55% of YA (young adult) readers are actually adults. When asked why he thought this was, Australian author and winner of the 2006 Lloyd O’Neil Award for contributions to Australian publishing, John Marsden said: “I think a

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WIN a Copy of The Provider

Today is the official release date for John Hunt’s eagerly awaited debut Novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. This YA book is set in 2020 and the world is bracing itself for the effects of a huge solar storm.  17 year old Jim Richards is a gawky, unimpressive teenager in Anchorage, Alaska. As chaos descends

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Summer Reading for Tweens

With the summer holidays on the horizon, you’ll no doubt be looking forward to kicking back and relaxing either on a beach somewhere exotic or simply in the garden on a precious Sunday afternoon. But what about your tween? No longer young enough to be entertained with a bucket and spade but certainly not old

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5 Interesting Facts About Cats

One of the most joyous and simple holidays in the yearly calendar, Hug Your Cat Day encourages cat owners to do just that. Most of us will not need any encouragement as cats are the world’s most popular pets, outnumbering dogs by as many as three to one. Did you know… 1. The technical term for

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Promotions

The Provider Competition Winners Are…

At the end of June, we announced that Lodestone Books were giving away two FREE copies of John Hunt’s debut novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. We are delighted to announce that the winners of the competition are Sharon Coppin and Debbie Gray. Congratulations ladies, it looks like your summer reading lists just got

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Image of The Alaskan Chronicles title

WIN a Copy of The Provider

Today is the official release date for John Hunt’s eagerly awaited debut Novel, The Alaskan Chronicles – The Provider. This YA book is set in 2020 and the world is bracing itself for the effects of a huge solar storm.  17 year old Jim Richards is a gawky, unimpressive teenager in Anchorage, Alaska. As chaos descends

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Events & Announcements

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Children’s Author Talk in Ilkley

If you’re in or near Ilkley, come along and meet Daniel Ingram-Brown author of Rise of the Shadow Stealers! Hold the head of the King, and try on Mr Bumbler’s hat. Discover more about writing, and compete for the prize for the best question… Saturday 17th October, 6pm Church House, Church Street, Ilkley, LS29 9DS

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Book News

National Road Victim Month 2017 & exploring the impact of serious injury on a teenagers life

Hospital High written by Mimi Thebo is YA fiction based on a true story from a popular children’s author who has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2017. When she was fourteen, the author Mimi Thebo died in a car accident. Hospital High is a young adult novel based on the day she died and

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The Last Stop “a real surprise”!

The Last Stop by Michael Burnam is our latest science-fiction story published by Lodestone Books this week. “The Last Stop launches with a mystery that rides on a youthful sense of wonder and curiosity as did J.J. Abrams’ Super 8. The adventure travels into new territory on the power of daring speculation and scientific accuracy

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