A new interview by Tabitha of Not Yet Read.

Earth Star USA coverYou can take a look at a new interview with me by Tabitha of Not Yet Read  where the topics of conversation vary from some serious issues to discussing giant, winged, fire-breathing meerkats.

Now EARTH STAR is available in the USA, there are also a batch of new reviews appearing. You can see quotes and review links on my EARTH STAR reviews page.

And I’d like to take this chance to say a big thank you to everyone who takes the time to write reviews of my books. It’s very much appreciated!

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EARTH GIRL is nominated for the YALSA 2014 Teens’ Top Ten

Earth Girl USA cover artI’m delighted that EARTH GIRL has been nominated for the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) Teens’ Top Ten. This is especially brilliant news since EARTH STAR, the sequel to EARTH GIRL, was published in the USA only two days ago.

You can see details of all the YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten nominations here.

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EARTH STAR is now available in the USA

Earth Star USA coverToday is the exciting day when EARTH STAR is published in the USA by Pyr. Full details of the USA editions of both EARTH GIRL and EARTH STAR are here. You can also take a look at reviews of EARTH STAR.

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An Interview by Henry L Herz

Henry L Herz interviews me for the San Diego Children’s Books Examiner and the Kidlit, Fantasy and Sci Fi-website. You can see the full interview here.

Oh and it’s now just 12 days until book 2 in the EARTH GIRL trilogy, EARTH STAR, is published in the USA by Pyr. Not that I’m obsessively counting down the days or anything…

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I Am Not A Number

Earth Star USA coverWith less than two weeks to go before EARTH STAR is published in the USA, there’s a guest post from me over at Author Allsorts. I’m talking about how I am not a number.

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Book Addiction (#SFWApro)

Earth Girl USA cover artThere’s a guest post from me about Book Addiction over at My Shelf Confessions, including a chance for people in the USA to win a copy of EARTH GIRL (entries by 12th March 2014!)

You can also read their review of EARTH GIRL

EARTH GIRL is available now.

EARTH STAR, the second book in the EARTH GIRL trilogy, is available now in the UK and Commonwealth and will be published in the USA on 15 April 2014.

 

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A blog post and an interview

I’ve had a some internet connection problems over the last couple of days, so it’s time to catch up on a couple of things that have been happening.

Firstly, there’s a post from me over at Author Allsorts, discussing meerkats and Diversity in the Year 2789. Secondly, there’s an interview with me in Litpost’s Six Minutes with an Author feature.

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Earth Flight UK and Commonwealth Cover Art and Details

Earth Flight CoverEARTH FLIGHT, the final book in the Earth Girl trilogy, will be published in the UK and Commonwealth on 14 August 2014, and the cover art is gorgeous!

Jarra never wanted to be a celebrity. All she ever wanted was to gain some respect for the people left on Earth: the unlucky few whose immune system prevents them from portalling to other planets.

Except now she’s the most famous Earth girl in the universe – but not everyone in the universe is happy about it, nor the fact that she has found love with a norm. Jarra’s actions have repercussions that spread further than she ever could have imagined, and political unrest threatens to tear apart the delicate balance of peace between humanity’s worlds.

On top of everything, the first alien artefact ever discovered appears to be waiting for Jarra to reveal its secrets. But to do so, she must somehow find a way to leave Earth – or else the alien artefact will be lost forever. Is there a way for Jarra to travel to another planet? Or is her destiny only to look to the stars – but never to reach them?

Earth Flight

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Kirkus starred review for Earth Star

Earth Star USA coverA year ago I was delighted when Kirkus Reviews gave my debut novel, Earth Girl, one of their starred reviews for books of exceptional merit. I’m stunned that the sequel, Earth Star, has also been awarded a Kirkus star.

Kirkus have this to say about Earth Star:-

“This far-future science-fiction sequel skips tired genre tropes to offer a fresh and thrilling adventure about hazardous archaeological excavation, a mystery in the sky and a potential threat to all of humanity.” “Edwards shows that speculative fiction needn’t be dystopic, conspiracy-filled or love-triangled to be riveting and satisfying.”

Earth Star is available now from Harper Voyager in the Earth Girl USA cover artUK and Commonwealth, and will be published by Pyr on April 15th in the USA.

See the starred Kirkus review of Earth Star here

See the starred Kirkus review of Earth Girl here 

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Twenty Questions

Today I answer 20 random questions in an interview for SisterSpooky

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