Quickfire Q&A with… Sarah Mussi

Sarah Mussi, author of YA thriller You Can't Hide, answers our quickfire questions...  When I was 5 years old I wanted to be… An explorer! I wanted to find a new undiscovered country – possible a magical one too!If I were to be stranded on a desert island,...

Lydia Ruffles: Colour Me In ON LOCATION

Lydia Ruffles, author of The Taste of Blue Light and Colour Me In, takes us on a tour of some of the places that inspired her second book. Colour Me In is about friendship and first love, mental health and masculinity, art and adventure. None of the...

Everything We Know So Far About King of Scars

So, tomorrow *internal screaming* the one, the only, KING OF SCARS is going to be published. We. Can’t. Wait.The secrets of King of Scars have been guarded to avoid spoilers before publication day, but Leigh has been super generous and given us a few...

Heartstopper: The Dream Web Comic

Got the January Blues? Well we’re here to cheer you up with an EXCLUSIVE Heartstopper mini-comic from Alice Oseman, which has got us daydreaming about warmer days and summer romances...Read The Dream here:      ...

Authors this Autumn: Part 3

The third part to our Authors this Autumn piece is now here. In true BKMRK style, we asked another VERY bookish question...  What is the one opening line from a book that has always stayed with you and why do you think it has?    Taran Matharu (author of the...

Team BKMRK’s Favourite Comfort Reads

It's the time of year for all things cosy and comforting, when you want to wrap yourself in a blanket and just read a favourite book ALL. DAY. LONG. Here are some of Team BKMRK's favourite comfort reads... Naomi's comfort read: I always go right back to...

Authors this Autumn: Part 2

Last month, we promoted our first Authors this Autumn piece to give you guys an insight into the authors we publish and how they are inspired by the books around them. Here are some of their answers to our second VERY bookish question...  What is the most ‘bookish’...

Pretty As A Picture Take 2

Since we love your photos SO MUCH, we wanted to do another Pretty As A Picture blog piece to celebrate how beautiful you make our books look.  Here are some of our favourites from this year...    The eye-catching The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu ......

2019 Proof Extracts

Read extracts from FOUR of our 2019 proofs and find out more about our spring 2019 titles here. Devoted by Jennifer Mathieu Nowhere on Earth by Nick Lake Fated by Teri Terry Izzy + Tristan by Shannon Dunlap  

Win a Hardback Copy of Everless!

Everless fans - this is for you! Ahead of the hardback release of Evermore by Sara Holland at the end of December, we want to give you guys the chance to win a hardback edition of the first book in the series, Everless, to complete your collections! To enter, simply...

Authors this Autumn: Part 1

This autumn, we wanted to give you guys an insight into the minds of the authors we publish and how they were inspired by the books around them. So, in true BKMRK style, we asked them some VERY bookish questions. Here are some of their answers to our first (very...

WIN your name in Teri Terry’s new novel!

If you were watching our social media coverage from YALC, you may have seen that we were offering attendees the chance to have a character named after them in Teri Terry's upcoming novel, Fated - the prequel to her Slated trilogy. If you weren't at YALC...

DELETED SCENE from Songs About Us

To celebrate the publication of Songs About A Boy, we have an EXCLUSIVE NEVER BEFORE SEEN deleted scene from the second book in the Songs About A Girl trilogy, Songs About Us! This scene would’ve come about a quarter of the way through the book, just...

BKMRK’d – Spring 2019

We hope you're as excited as we are about our 2019 books, because we have got some seriously good things in store. Read on to find out about all our new Teen and YA titles coming this Spring!   JANUARY King of Scars - Leigh Bardugo (29th Jan 2019)   From the...

Quickfire Q&A… with Nikesh Shukla

Nikesh Shukla, author of the incredible Run, Riot, answers our quickfire questions... When I was 5 years old I wanted to be... Michael Jackson probably. If I were to be stranded on a desert island, my one luxury item would be... the ingredients for aloo...

Teri Terry: On Dandelions, Evolution and … Love

Teri Terry, author of the bestselling Slated and the Dark Matter trilogy, tells us about her inspiration behind her latest trilogy and the final instalment, Evolution (9th August 2018). I’m so excited that the third book in the Dark Matter trilogy –...

GRACE & FURY | Q&A with Tracy Banghart

1) Can you sum up Grace & Fury for us in 25 words or less? Two sisters in two very different prisons fight the oppressive patriarchal rules of their world in a desperate bid to reunite. 2) Grace & Fury is set in a world where women have no rights. Was there...

Top 5 Travel Romances

Lucy Courtenay, author of Movie Night and Girl At Sea tells us about her top travel romances - both films and books!   Travel and romance! What a combo. With my new summer road trip romance, Girl At Sea set among the cliffs, beaches and castles of the...

Quickfire Q&A… with Eliza Wass

Eliza Wass, author of The Life and Death Parade (coming 12th July 2018) answers a few of our quickfire questions... When I was 5 years old I wanted to be... 
a Husky. Yes, the dog. Jack London messed me up. If I were to be stranded on a desert island, my...

Rebecca Sky: My #Shelfie

Rebecca Sky, author of Arrowheart, tells us all about her #shelfie! Warning to all book-lovers: contains an AMAZING bookish chest of drawers AND tons of books. Hi readers! I’m Rebecca Sky author of the upcoming YA Contemporary Fantasy ARROWHEART....

BKMRK’d – August

How brilliant is this summer?! It's the perfect weather for sitting outside and reading! And there's still so much of it left (hopefully), so we thought we'd give you some more great reads to keep you busy...   Colour Me In by Lydia Ruffles (9th August 2018) From...

Chris Higgins: Inspiration for A Boy Called Ocean

The inspiration for “A Boy Called Ocean” came from a summer garden party we held. A band came to play called the Sea Kings and they were brilliant. I’d taught two of them and recognized the third from fairly recent press coverage. Joe had been...

Cecilia Vinesse: Writing A Second Novel

Cecilia Vinesse, author of Seven Days of You and The Summer of Us tells us about writing her second novel. It’s a cliché for a reason: writing a second novel is not easy. I’d always heard this, of course, but I never fully believed it until I sat down to...