It’s not easy being a girl but author Hayley Long tries to make it as witty as possible in her new book for tweens, teens and beyond.
Books published by Hot Key
Fifteen-year-old Melon Fouraki lives with her mum. She has been brought up on The Story, the family fairy tale about her mum’s life in Crete and how she came to live in London.
A disinterested mother, a dead father and a tortured man conspire to force JD from his horridly hard life in the Boondocks into the City in this dystopian adventure for ages 12 and up.
Stormy has a dream of becoming a sky-rider, flying about on a dragon-horse hybrid – but before then he has to survive the drudgery of hard work in a castle kitchen. That is, until he finds an escaped convict, and elsewhere, a bewitching young woman to boot…
Secrets and Sapphires is the first book in a new young adult series that focuses on the inhabitants of the ancestral Somerton Court, in particular the eldest daughter Ava, in the early twentieth century.
Set in late sixteenth century Europe, Jepp, who Defied the Stars sees the eponymous hero Jepp, a dwarf, adventure from court to castle on a quest to discover his true identity.
There’s a witchy figure to suit everyone in this sparkling collection of short stories, but when you pick it up, expect the unexpected