BOOK 1 IN THE USERNAME SERIES BY JOE SUGG Like anyone who feels as though they just don't fit in, Evie dreams of a place of safety. When times are tough, all she wants is a chance to escape from reality and be herself. Despite his failing health, Evie's father comes close to creating such a virtual idyll. Passing away before it's finished, he leaves her the key in the form of an app, and Evie finds herself transported to a world where the population is influenced by her personality. Everyone shines in her presence, until her devious cousin, Mallory, discovers the app... and the power to cause trouble in paradise.
BOOK 2 IN THE USERNAME SERIES BY JOE SUGG Evie is safe at home, but her heart remains in e.scape, the virtual world her father created for her. She's desperate to return, but the app that transports her has corrupted in the great reboot. When besotted geek, Lionel, offers to help, he doesn't just restore the gateway as she had planned. He opens up a series of revelations that calls into question everything Evie treasures in life. With a momentous discovery to be unearthed in the virtual realm, and an e.scape fugitive on the loose in reality, can our sidelined schoolgirl save not one world but two?
This bestselling guide to all areas of publishing and the media is completely revised and updated every year. The Yearbook is packed with advice, inspiration and practical guidance on who to contact and how to get published. New articles in the 2017 edition on: Stronger together: writers united by Maggie Gee Life writing: telling other people's stories by Duncan Barrett (co-author of the Sunday Times bestseller GI Brides) The how-to of writing 'how-to' books by Kate Harrison (author of the 5:2 Diet titles) Self-publishing Dos and Dont's by Alison Baverstock The Path to a bestseller by Clare Mackintosh (author of the 2015 Let Me Go) Getting your lucky break by Claire McGowan Getting your poetry out there by Neil Astley (MD and Editor at Bloodaxe Books) Selling yourself and your work online by Fig Taylor Then and now: becoming a science fiction and fantasy writer - Aliette de Bodard Writing (spy) fiction - Mick Herron Making waves online - Simon Appleby All articles are reviewed and updated every year. Key articles on Copyright Law, Tax, Publishing Agreements, E-publishing, Publishing news and trends are fully updated every year. Plus over 4,000 listings entries on who to contact and how across the media and publishing worlds In short it is 'Full of useful stuff' - J.K. Rowling Foreword to the 2017 edition by Deborah Levy.
Would you like to earn millions by talking about your favourite subject? A new generation of vloggers have become millionaires by sharing make-up tutorials, comedy sketches and gaming videos. These people didn't start off with fancy equipment, expert technical knowledge or huge audiences. They are self-made. This book examines how they achieved success and provides a step by step guide to the process of finding fame and fortune online. Featuring advice from vloggers including Jim Chapman, Fleur De Force and KSI alongside business tips from YouTube CBO Robert Kyncl and Gleam Futures founder Dominic Smales, this book contains insider information about the mechanics of making money by vlogging. Subjects covered include brand-building, filming and editing equipment techniques, social media, working with talent managers, dealing with digital marketing agencies, making merchandise and negotiating with brands. Author Zoe Griffin is an established blogger, who set up her blog Live Like a VIP in 2009. She's worked with several vloggers and has noticed that the most popular ones have things in common. This book explains what these things are – so you can adopt similar tactics and get rich vlogging!
All your favourite vloggers, videos, and more: categorised, rated and gathered into one awesome book. With Blippar links taking you safely to the pages referenced, you'll be able to share the book with family and friends with the videos at your fingertips!
A powerful, compelling novel from the critically-acclaimed author of I Am Thunder, about making friends, and breaking them too. Fifteen-year-old Ilyas is under pressure from everyone: GCSE's are looming and his teachers just won't let up, his dad wants him to join the family business and his mates don't care about any of it. There's no space in Ilyas' life to just be a teenager. Serving detention one day, Ilyas finds a kindred spirit in Kelly Matthews, who is fed up with being pigeonholed as the good girl, and their friendship blows the social strata of high school wide open. But when Kelly catches the eye of one of the local bad boys, Imran, he decides to seduce her for a bet – and Ilyas is faced with losing the only person who understands him. Standing up to Imran puts Ilyas' family at risk, but it's time for him to be the superhero he draws in his comic-books, and go kick the moon. Kick the Moon, is Muhammad Khan's explosive second novel, with original comic-book art from Amrit Birdi, bestselling illustrator of Username:Evie. 'Funny, angry, powerful' Patrice Lawrence, award-winning author of OrangeBoy 'A powerful novel that encapsulates the experiences of teenage boys with wit and heroism' Nikesh Shukla, author of Run Riot '[Written] with humour and empathy' Independent '[An] ambitious, wryly funny, optimistic-against-the-odds novel' Times Literary Supplement 'Khan's gift for authentic characters and believable dialogue makes his writing sing' Bookseller
A bold and striking graphic novel adaptation of the sixth novel in Anthony Horowitz's acclaimed Alex Rider series. After a chance encounter with the son of billionaire Nikolei Drevin, Alex Rider finds himself in the middle of an international plot to destroy the Pentagon. The weapon Ark Angel, a revolutionary space hotel with catastrophic potential. Another bold and stylish graphic novel adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's thrilling and acclaimed Alex Rider series.
BOOK 2 IN THE USERNAME SERIES Evie is safe at home, but her heart remains in e.scape, the virtual world her father created for her. She's desperate to return, but the app that transports her has corrupted in the great reboot. When besotted geek, Lionel, offers to help, he doesn't just restore the gateway as she had planned. He opens up a series of revelations that calls into question everything Evie treasures in life. With a momentous discovery to be unearthed in the virtual realm, and an e.scape fugitive on the loose in reality, can our sidelined schoolgirl save not one world but two?
At prestigious Oxford University, an American student searches for the truth about her mother’s death in this eerie, suspenseful thriller that blends money, murder, and black magic. You can’t keep it from her forever. She needs to know the truth. Cassandra Blackwell arrives in Oxford with one mission: to uncover the truth about her mother’s dark past. Raised in America, with no idea that her mother had ever studied at the famed college, a mysterious package now sends her across the ocean, determined to unravel the secrets that her mother took to her grave. Plunged into the glamorous, secretive life of Raleigh College, Cassie finds a world like no other: a world of ancient tradition, privilege—and murder. Beneath the hallowed halls of this storied university there is a mysterious force at work . . . A dark society that is shaping our world, and will stop at nothing to keep its grip on power. Cassie might be the only one who can stop them—but at what cost?