What a week it’s been for all of our fabulous authors. We’re kicking things off with a stunning cover reveal…

Malice in Underland by Jenni Jenning’s is due for publication in October this year. Scholastic shared a preview of the beautiful gothic illustrations inside:

It’s been a phenomenal week for Alexandra Wilson in the run up to the publication of her memoir, In Black and White (Octopus) next week.

The book was chosen as one of Waterstones’ “Best Books of August“, a serial and interview with Alexandra was featured in The Sunday Times Magazine over the weekend, and Alexandra appeared on ITV news on Wednesday evening.

We are over the moon to announce that five Agency authors have been longlisted for The Guardian’s “Not the Booker” Prize:

Beth Morrey’s Saving Missy (HarperCollins / HarperFiction)

Clare Pooley’s The Authenticity Project (Penguin Random House / Transworld)

Rona Halsall’s One Mistake (Bookouture)

Lesley Sanderson’s I Know You Lied (Bookouture)

Abigail Mann’s The Lonely Fajita (HarperCollins / One More Chapter)

The shortlists are being revealed on 17th August – everyone get voting!

We are thrilled that Robin Morgan-Bentley’s The Wreckage (Orion) has been shortlisted for the Crime Writer’s Association John Creasey (New Blood) Award.

Helly Acton’s The Shelf (Bonnier) was picked as The Sun‘s Audiobook of the Week this week.

The second book in Inky Willis’ Scribble Witch series, Magical Muddles was published this week by Hachette Children’s.

Lorelei Savaryn’s stunning Middle-Grade novel, The Circus of Stolen Dreams has received a starred review from Booklist this week:

And finally, Ben Oliver’s dystopian YA novel, The Loop (Chicken House), has been chosen as the Scottish Book Trust’s Schools Book of the Month.