My giveaway on reading website Goodreads has now closed and I’m thrilled that 1556 people applied for one of the 10 free copies of Ignoring Gravity. Ten books are on their way now to lucky readers in the UK, US and Canada. If you were one of them, one of these envelopes is now in the post and winging its way to you. If you missed out, you can buy Ignoring Gravity now, e-book or paperback, at Amazon UK and Amazon US. Or watch out here for news about the next Giveaway! To join Goodreads, click here. It’s a great way to find new books, share your ideas of books you’ve read, and chat with other readers who like the same sort of books you do.
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Three new novels from fantasy writer Joe Abercrombie. The first, Half a King, will be published by Harper Collins next year and is a coming-of-age tale aimed at young readers. It is the story of Yarvi, youngest son of a warlike king, and is set in an alternative historical world akin to the Dark Ages. Yarvi, born with a crippled hand, cannot live up to his father’s expectations. The three new novels are standalone stories, but are inter-connected and aimed at 12-16 year olds. The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings will be published in June 2014 by Cutting Edge Press. Her debut novel, Sworn Secret, published by Canvas, has high ratings on Goodreads as a difficult and emotional read leaving some readers in tears. Faber will publish Hanif Kureishi’s new novel in February 2014. The Last Word tells the story of Mamoon, an Indian writer in his seventies, based in England, who faces falling book sales and a wife with expensive tastes. Harry, a young biographer, commissioned to write a book which will revitalise Mamoon’s sales, prompting a struggle to tell the truth. Later this year a film will be released, written by Kureishi, called Le Weekend and starring
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