Two new audiobooks forthcoming

Five Rivers Publishing has signed two agreements today to produce audiobook versions of D.G. Laderoute’s 2014 shortlisted Best YA Prix Aurora, Out of Time, and Aaron Kite’s 2012 Watty Award Winner, Most Popular Fantasy, A Touch of Poison. Damien Brunetto produces second book with Five Rivers Voice actor Damien Brunetto, who narrated Dave Duncan’s Eocene Station (due to release as an audiobook November 2017, and shortlisted for the Endeavour Award), is also narrating Laderoute’s Out of Time. Damien is a graduate of…

The Aurora Award Bundle 2

Our own D.G. Laderoute’s YA fantasy novel, Out of Time, is featured in The Aurora Award Bundle 2. This is a fantastic bundle of Prix Aurora shortlisted and winning novels from Canadian authors. The Aurora Award Bundle 2, is curated by Douglas Smith: (He won the Aurora three times and was on the final ballot another sixteen.) The Auroras are awarded annually by the Canadian Science Fiction & Fantasy Association (CSFFA) for excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy. The award…

D.G. Laderoute talks about The Great Sky

D.G. Laderoute talks with publisher, Lorina Stephens, about his new YA novel, The Great Sky. LJS: Your second YA novel, The Great Sky, releases October 1. Can you tell us about the story and what inspired you to write it? DGL: The Great Sky revolves around two Aboriginal Canadian boys, Piper and his cousin Oliver. The story opens with both of them as kids, ten years old. Piper has a near-fatal accident in the bush near his home on…

D.G. Laderoute at When Words Collide

D.G. Laderoute, author of the spell-binding YA fantasy, Out of Time, sat on several panels at this year’s When Words Collide convention of readers, writers and those involved in the publishing industry. One of the panels was Live Action Slush — YA Edition. The concept is writers put forward their work anonymously for the panel to read, and then the audience and panel comment, blind. Fabulous concept. If ever you have an opportunity to hear…

Interview with Prix Aurora nominees, Susan Forest and D.G. Laderoute

Susan Forest and D.G. Laderoute talk about what it means to be short-listed for the Prix Aurora. Short-listed for Best Fiction The Gift, by Susan Forestshort-listed for Best Short Story short-listed for Best YA Fiction To download the voters’ package, and to vote, visit: http://www.prixaurorawards.ca