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Max Wins an English PEN Translates Award

Max by Sarah Cohen-Scali, translated from the French by Penny Hueston, has won an English PEN Translates Award.

A Mediaeval Quest to Defeat the Forces of Evil

The Book of Whispers by Kimberley Starr won the 2015 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing. The Book of Whispers is an imaginative and gripping historical fantasy novel set during the first Crusade, in a world where demons are real and gaining power, and almost no one can see them. Strap yourself in for an epic mediaeval adventure!

The Infinite Overwhelming-ness of Winning the Text Prize, by Claire Christian

We’re thrilled to welcome our newest author on board—Claire Christian, winner of the 2016 Text Prize. At the award party last night she gave this warm and heartfelt speech.

Congratulations to Claire Christian, Winner of the 2016 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing!

Brisbane writer Claire Christian has beaten 296 other entries to win the $10,000 Text Prize for her gritty and joyous novel about grief, Beautiful Mess.

Congratulations to the 2016 Text Prize Shortlistees

Five manuscripts have been selected from 297 entries to make up the 2016 shortlist for the $10,000 Text Prize for Young Adult and Children’s Writing.

Stephanie Speight’s 2015 Gift Guide for Kids and Teens

Wondering what to give your cousin/niece/nephew/partner’s brother’s step-kid this Christmas? If you’ve made it to this blog post then the answer is obviously books. Garrison Keillor and I send our congratulations for that excellent choice.

CBCA Award Honours

From left: Diana Sweeney, Jane Pearson and Simon Barnard celebrating at Text.

We’re thrilled that two Text titles are in the winners’ circle for the 2015 Children’s Book Council of the Year Awards.

New Dark and Thrilling YA from Rebecca Lim

Rebecca Lim is the much-loved author of the Mercy series and The Astrologer’s Daughter. Her new book, Afterlight, is a creepy and compulsive thriller with a paranormal edge.

Sophie Teague’s life has fallen apart since her parents died in a freak motorbike accident.

Video: Martine Murray on Her New Book, Molly and Pim and the Millions of Stars

Molly and Pim is wild, whimsical and wonderful. It makes you fall in love with the world and everyone in it.

Burn: The Rephaim Book 4, #1 on the iBooks YA Bestseller List!

Love. Nightmares. Angels. War.

Burn, the long-awaited finale to Paula Weston’s paranormal Rephaim series, hit the shops last week and went straight to number one on the iBooks bestselling young-adult list.

‘What do you remember?’ Jude keeps his voice low, doesn’t move closer.


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