Ta Da! See? It's a real book! Somehow there's something not-quite-real seeming about a novel that's working it's way through the publishing process — I mean, months can go by when it's just off in limbo somewhere. But once there's an actual cover, and it's in the catalogue — then it feels real. So here it is, my spooky new story, due to be released (sooner than I thought!) January 17, 2017! What's it about, you ask? I'll let the catalogue copy fill you in: Fairy tales can com
So a book I've been thinking of for three years as The Match Girl (though always as a working title only) has finally been renamed, thanks to the inspiration of a good friend. She says she gets her good ideas in the shower, and this time the shower gave her an idea for me. Which is really lucky, because I had, by then, a long list of terrible title ideas and was starting to despair. It's still a long way to publication, but we're down to the copyedit stage so my work on this
Holly Bennett is a Canadian author with six young adult novels published by Orca Book Publishers.