September 23, 2016
Laure: Hi, my name is Laure and I am addicted to unlikeable characters
Chorus: Hi, Laure
As a scene setter, if you will, here are my favourite characters from some things you may know:
The Lord of the Rings – Boromir. Watching him struggle against his weakness and losing...
September 12, 2016
For two consecutive weekends, I am in Holland to promote the Dutch edition of The Graces. I'm afraid I will be spamming my social media with unbearably excitable photos.
These are the public events I'm doing:
FRIDAY 16th September
Event with Kass Morgan, author of Th...
September 10, 2016
So The Graces has been picked for the Radio 2 Book Club.
This is (terrifyingly) A Big Deal. It means that the book is talked about on Simon Mayo's Drivetime show. It also means that I have to go on the show and talk about it live on air.
Which is fine and in no way makin...
September 7, 2016
It made Teen Vogue!
And Barnes & Noble! Twice!
And Recently Heard!
And possibly the coolest website I've ever seen, Autostraddle!
And definitely some others I didn't mean to miss out!
The amount of tweets and messages I've had from early readers in the US has be...
September 1, 2016
It has been a very, very interesting ride to publication, and I'm proud of this dark and strange little book.
Here are some things some beautiful humans have said about it:
'Mysterious, beautiful and unnerving... will keep you enthralled from beginning to...
I'm at Hay Festival! So is Eddie Izzard! ... the week before :(
The New York Times and Chicago
YALC and a bit of politics