Posts Written By: Rosi

MIND YOUR HEAD reveals mental health stats

87% of teenagers say they have experience some form of mental health issue Survey undertaken for teen mental health book MIND YOUR HEAD reveals shocking statistic   A survey undertaken by author Juno Dawson for her latest book MIND YOUR HEAD[1], reveals more shocking statistics on the unspoken problems caused by mental health issues in […]

THE DOG, RAY – who made the tail wag?

  Hot Key asked if I would write a post here about my new book THE DOG, RAY.  I thought I’d show you a picture – actually several pictures of the inspiration for the story – my own dog Beezle. Beezle is now a thirteen year old Lurcher- just a tiny bit older than Daisy, […]

Jennifer Donnelly and Julie Mayhew event alert!

We’re thrilled to say that the Carnegie winning author Jennifer Donnelly will be visiting the UK for a brief time ahead of the publication of her new book THESE SHALLOW GRAVES. We are delighted to announce we will be hosting a fantastic event entitled REVOLUTIONARY WOMEN at our brand new Marylebone offices in London where […]


I can’t believe it’s actually time for YALC mark 2! Can it really have been a whole year since we filled up a corner of Earl’s Court with mad UKYA fans and created something SO EXCITING that it had to continue FOREVERMORE? Well it’s really back again, and I couldn’t be more excited! I’ve got […]

Meet E Lockhart on her EPIC ROADTRIP!

We are very pleased to be able to finally announce some times and locations for you to meet the AMAZING E Lockhart on her upcoming trip to the UK! As she’ll be promoting HOW TO BE BAD, a novel all about road trips, she will appropriately be taking a MASSIVE journey across the UK. A […]

Finishing Harry Potter… at last!

Something deeply momentous happened to me last week – that’s right, I FINISHED READING HARRY POTTER. You may recall at the end of last year I decide to pick up where I left off part way through the series as a teenager and continue reading from ORDER OF THE PHOENIX onwards. Too long had I […]

Through the Keyhole: James Dawson on tour!

It’s that time again to let you know how you can meet a wicked-cool author out on the road! It’s not long until the dazzlingly pink and beautiful UNDER MY SKIN by James Dawson is released, and he will be out and about to speak to you all about his inspiration, his writing, and mostly to […]

#TeamSayHerName – why we love James Dawson!

This year will see the first ever UKYA Book Prize awarded by The Bookseller – A Very Exciting Thing. There’s such a wealth of fantastic YA writing in the UK and yet many of the US names take over in people’s minds, thanks in part to big movies. But with the UK’s first YA convention […]

Through the Keyhole: On Tour with Sally Gardner

While an icy chill blows across the country, it’s all hands on here at HKB towers which can only mean one thing – we’re going out, and we may be some time. That’s right, next week is TOUR WEEK! The first of the year and the lucky lady out on the road is the […]


Hello, my name is Rosi and I am a children’s book nerd. I have an Elmer the Elephant badge pinned to my coat, a WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE fabric print hanging in my room and I’ve seen every Hunger Games movie with my Mockingjay pin proudly on display. Not to mention of course that […]


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