Books and Publishing Review!

I’ve been lucky enough to have Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal feature in Books and Publishing, the premier magazine for publishers, booksellers, and librarians all around Australia.

Highly compelling, intensely moving and ultimately hopeful, this book heralds the arrival of a talented new young adult author.

The article is behind a paywall for a month, and then I can post it here. Hooray!! There are so many things happening, and I’m racing to keep up. Go Peta!

Contract! Allen and Unwin!

And FINALLY we can let everyone know that Peta Lyre’s Rating Normal is to be published by Allen and Unwin!

Danielle Binks, my extraordinary agent, has found the perfect home for Peta and I’m thrilled. We are hoping for March 2020 release, so it’s going to be a wild year ahead!

Check out what readers have been saying, and a little about Peta’s story here.

At 16, neurodivergent Peta Lyre is the success story of enforced social training. That is, until she finds herself on a fraught school ski trip, falling in love with the new girl. For Peta to survive, she’ll need to decide which rules to keep, and which rules to break…