Wednesday, 29 September 2010

BYT: Snap Happy

Bright Young Things Logo
SEPT 2010
Snap Happy

London Launch: We are the Bright Young Things (Photo: Rosie Reed Gold)
Our Swansea Launch
Our Swansea Launch
Our books on display at the Bangor Launch (Photo: Josie Gritten)
So as you’ve seen/ heard we’ve been on tour around the country. It has been fantastic. Cheers. Each launch has had a totally different feel to it, but all have been lovely, from the family-centric, gentle beauty and wonderful inclusiveness of Bangor, to the Sunday hipsters drinking cocktails on leather sofas at London’s Vibe Bar. We’ve had a blast, and with tears in our eyes, we wave goodbye to Wil, and wish him a safe journey back to Oz. As well as travelling about a lot, we’ve also been getting some reviews. Here is what the press etc.  has said so far…
Hereditation:
‘About the decisions that are made by generations before us that still affect our lives,Hereditation is a compelling and commendable first novel.’ Buzz, September 2010
‘It’s not your average family saga; it’s not your average anything…’ Swansea Lifemagazine, September 2010
Fireball:
Fireball, his debut novel, lives up to the Bright Young Things umbrella he’s been herded under. A group of four smart-but-wayward teens spend a summer attracting police attention, which is related by the most level-headed of the quartet in a blunt, youthfully surly but compelling manner.’ Buzz, September 2010
‎’This is a writer with real control and the ability to hook a reader from page one.’ Swansea Life magazine, September 2010
‘Nearly finished ‘Fireball’. Fuck it’s good. Really good.’ Matthew David Scott, Novelist, September 2010
There’s more of them to come…

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