New Adult Archives

Nine Naughty Questions with… Molly McAdams

Booktopia’s Romance Specialist asks Molly McAdams author of Forgiving Lies Nine Naughty Questions ———————————- 1. I wonder, is a romance writer born or made? Please tell us a little about your life before publication. Haha, uh, great question! I definitely never thought I would be a writer. I failed out of Creative Writing ... Read more

by | December 2, 2013

Nine Naughty Questions with… Sophie Jordan

Booktopia’s Romance Specialist asks Sophie Jordan author of Foreplay Nine Naughty Questions ———————————- 1. I wonder, is a romance writer born or made? Please tell us a little about your life before publication. Well, this romance writer was born when she picked up her first Sweet Valley High novel in the seventh grade. Fro... Read more

by | November 7, 2013

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon – a review by Haylee Nash

Booktopia’s Romance Specialist Haylee Nash reads The Bone Season… and finds a new obsession A couple of months ago, I received a press release for an upcoming book from Bloomsbury, care of Allen & Unwin. It was a young adult dystopian, written by a 22 year old,  and Bloomsbury were going to be putting a huge marketing effort behind it. They thought it was going to be big.  When ... Read more

by | August 20, 2013

Kathryn R. Lyster, author of The Inevitability of Stars, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Kathryn R. Lyster author of The Inevitability of Stars Ten Terrifying Questions ———————– 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? I was born in South Africa and lived there until I was twelve, when my family immigrated to Australia. My childhood w... Read more

by | July 16, 2013

A Day with Abbi Glines

Hot footballers, coffee obsession and song-writing – all in a day’s work for bestselling author Abbi Glines As you may have noticed from my recent review of Because of Low, I have just been introduced to the wonderful world of New Adult and, specifically, the work of Abbi Glines. Yesterday, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting her, interviewing her (podcast to follow soon) and eve... Read more

by | June 12, 2013

On ‘The Naughty Girls’ Book Club’ – a guest post by Sophie Hart

Sophie Hart takes readers into cafes, sex shops and between the covers of erotic classics in her latest book, The Naughty Girls’ Book Club. Firstly, many thanks to Booktopia for inviting me onto their blog. I’m here to tell you a little more about my new novel The Naughty Girl’s Book Club. Despite appearances, it’s not actually erotica – in fact, it’s probably best described as ‘chi... Read more

by | June 7, 2013

Because of Low by Abbi Glines – a Review by Haylee Nash

To say that I’m excited by the emergence of New Adult as a genre is a gross understatement. I’m ecstatic. And I’m not picky about the kind of New Adult, either. Because New Adult comes in many forms  – from erotic romance featuring late teens/early twenty-somethings, to angsty, edgy love stories to heartbreaking coming of age novels. For those of you who aren’t ent... Read more

by | May 30, 2013