With summer swiftly approaching, we’ve got a great selection of titles for readers to enjoy in the sun – whether it’s a book for the beach or an ebook for the plane!

For teens, LOBSTERS has the inside gossip on the saucy truth about teenage relationships – or why not catch up on the thrilling three-part FLASHES ebooks?


THE GLASS BIRD GIRL’s classic and nostalgic story will transport you back to your school days – or if you’d rather be transported back further into our history as anniversaries of two World Wars loom, VALENTINE JOE and MY BROTHER’S SECRET are haunting and dramatic novels based on real history. 


And of course we are all getting very excited as THE MAZE RUNNER movie approaches – read the books before you see the fabulous film in the Autumn!  

28th August 2014


We don’t know about you, but it took us about 1.5 days to finish THE CASTLE when it first arrived in our inboxes. We LOVED Sophia Bennett’s thrilling, warm and gripping adventure straight away – and judging by the reviews we’ve read, we’re not the only ones! Here are a...

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26th August 2014


We’ve got loads of fantastic reads hitting the shelves next week! Come 4th September, you’ll be able to get your hands on KILLING SOUND by Paul Southern – an original and pulse-pounding read exploring the effects and implications of infrasound, a real-life phenomenon. For...

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The Times Childrens Fiction Competition

The Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition 2015 ...

... is now open! Visit our submissions page to find out how to enter.

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We no longer accept unsolicited submissions. But do take a look at our submissions page for our top tips on writing for children and for details of our annual children's fiction competition.

Heart of Danger
The Killing Woods
The Castle
Tunnels Series Book 6: Terminal (PB)
My Friend the Enemy
Killing Sound
Flashes: Part One (eBook)

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