These Shallow Graves MURDER MYSTERY

Are you ready for THESE SHALLOW GRAVES? To celebrate that this fantastic historical YA novel by Jennifer Donnelly is coming out this week (the 27th October to be exact), we’re organising a digital Murder Mystery! Now we can hear you thinking… how does an online murder mystery work? Don’t worry,... More

Introducing . . . NIGHTFALL!

Hello! I’m Naomi, and I’m thrilled to say that I’m the UK editor for the rather brilliant NIGHTFALL. This was one of those books that the moment I started reading it, I knew Hot Key had to be the UK home for it. We made our offer a few months ago, and as... More

New October Books from Hot Key

October is around the corner and so are our October titles! We have 6 fabulous books coming out this month (+ a secret 7th one, which you’ll find out more about in the next blog and video!) and Livs is ready to tell you about all of them: THESE SHALLOW GRAVES by... More

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... More

Black Cairn Point Blog Tour Roundup

Today’s blog is a guest post by Claire McFall, author of BLACK CAIRN POINT.   I have a confession to make: bloggers kind of scare me. And it’s not because they aren’t lovely, helpful and friendly… because they are! It’s because, well, they hold the power. Their views are respected,... More

New September Books from Hot Key

We’ve got an amazing selection of books for you, coming from our new office! Livs could have probably talked about them for a full hour, but we managed to get everything in under 8 minutes. Take a look, let us know which ones you are most excited about and don’t... More

Join the Revolution! | THE BIG LIE Launch

On Wednesday we travelled to Berkhamsted to celebrate the launch of THE BIG LIE by Julie Mayhew and here’s a recap of the party! Amazing venue decor at @JulieMayhew launch for #TheBigLie! — raremediumwelldone (@weimingkam) August 26, 2015 Dress code? Slogan T-shirts and disobedient attire. Food? PRETZELS! A spirited launch for... More

Watch Full Movie Get Squirrely (2015)

Quality : HDTitle : Get Squirrely.Director : Ross VenokurWriter : Lenore VenokurRelease : 2015-03-01Language : EnglishRuntime : 85 minGenre : Family, Animation, Comedy. Synopsis : ‘Get Squirrely’ is a movie genre Family, was released in March 1, 2015. Ross Venokur was directed this movie and starring by Victoria Justice. This... More


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... More

The Hot Key Books website – watch this space…

Hello and thanks for visiting our site! At the moment we’re in the middle of developing a shiny, new website for Hot Key Books. YAY! And as you may have noticed while we’re working on the new site some digital bits and pieces are missing from this website. Sorry! We’re... More

Top Ten Tuesday: Books We Wish Were TV Shows

Today we want to talk about books we wish were TV shows – usually we’ll envision the books we love as films, but wouldn’t it be great to watch a new chapter of your favourite book on the small screen every week? Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole: I... More

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... More

New June Books!

This month we’re publishing six brilliant new titles and Livs is here to tell you all about them! For more info about the books and links to buy them, click here: WRESTLING TROLLS: JACK VERSUS VETO by Jim Eldridge CLARIEL by Garth Nix TO HOLD THE BRIDGE by Garth Nix HOW TO... More

E. Lockhart heads on a road trip for HOW TO BE BAD #LockhartRoadTrip

We are so excited to announce that E. Lockhart, the author of 2014’s smash hit YA novel WE WERE LIARS is set to visit the UK in July and will be hitting the road to promote the reissue of HOW TO BE BAD – a novel written alongside authors Lauren... More