Tagged with James Roy

Caught reading – James Roy

RECOMMENDATIONS/BOOK REVIEW                                          (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) James Roy is a popular Australian writer who has won many awards for his fiction.  We are lucky to have him share what he’s reading with us. His recent book, Town, has been very popular in our library.  What are you reading?   The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall Why this … Continue reading

How far will an author go?

AUTHORS/NEWS/VIDEOS                                                                                                   (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) How far will an author go to fuel a readership?   Will he go as far as to don a soft-toy unicorn head to get people to read his book?     Well, John Green will and has. He and his brother, Hank, have created an internet video gameshow which he explains here:

James Roy’s blog

More and more authors are sharing their thoughts, and talking about what they’re up to, on their blogs. Reading an author’s blog is a great way to ‘get to know’ the author through the personal style of writing in the blog. It’s good to know that famous writers are just people, and that they’re not … Continue reading