US cover for Summer Skin and GIVEAWAY coming up!

Hello! The US cover for SUMMER SKIN has been out in the world for a little while now, but I am not known for my punctuality, so I am revealing it here and now! (Quick word from our sponsor – that is, me – SUMMER SKIN is published in the US and Canada on 29 May, by Feiwel & Friends.) Ta-dah! If you

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Pink frangipanis

View this post on Instagram Pink frangipanis are my favourite frangipanis. Thanks to @thetalescompendium for somehow magically knowing this. Regram @thetalescompendium New purchase! #SummerSkin #KirstyEagar @kirstyeagar @allenandunwin #LoveOzYA #AussieYA #bookstagram #booklove #coverlove #bookporn #YAlit #waitingontheweekend A post shared by Kirsty Eagar (@kirstyeagar) on Apr 6, 2016 at 6:38pm PDT

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Elle magazine

View this post on Instagram I have a small to medium sized piece in Elle Magazine (Australia) this month. (I have to be specific because I think I might have given peeps on Twitter a misleading impression and they're all now thinking 5-page spread.) It's about a real-life incident that is back story to Summer Skin. Nothing controversial, more poignant, and it involved

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Walk of shame

View this post on Instagram This reader is so bad ass! She only spent one night with Summer Skin and this is the book doing the walk of shame the next morning! I like knowing my books are seeing the wilder side of life :) She also paired it with cider – which I totally loved. I think we need more book and

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Tradies campaign #5

View this post on Instagram Safety Dance. #summerskin #loveOzYA @allenandunwin #bookstagram #yafiction #aussieya #yalit #newadult #tradiebookclub A post shared by Kirsty Eagar (@kirstyeagar) on Mar 6, 2016 at 9:00pm PST

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Northern Beaches

View this post on Instagram Hey Avalon and the northern beaches! We are about to launch @beachside_bookshop and #summerskin. People like the certified goddess @maryblakey are here and we are going to party! #avalon #northernbeaches #launchingnow #thesneakygrind #libbyarmstrong A post shared by Kirsty Eagar (@kirstyeagar) on Feb 17, 2016 at 11:07pm PST

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Tradies campaign #3

View this post on Instagram Because OH&S. #summerskin @allenandunwin #loveozya #bookstagram #bookporn #yalit #aussieya #newadultbooks #newadult #tradies #tradiebookclub #tradiechallenge #straya #northernbeaches #bookmarketing #aussieromance #yafiction #nafiction A post shared by Kirsty Eagar (@kirstyeagar) on Feb 14, 2016 at 4:56pm PST

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Tradies campaign #2

View this post on Instagram Happy Friday people. Here's an important message on spinal health. #summerskin #loveozya @allenandunwin #aussieya #bookmarketing #bookstagram #yalit #aussieromance #aussieauthor #tradiechallenge #tradiebookclub #newadult #yafiction #nafiction #aussienewadult A post shared by Kirsty Eagar (@kirstyeagar) on Feb 11, 2016 at 10:27pm PST

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More Melbourne …

View this post on Instagram So @justinelarbalestier and @scott_westerfeld are such seasoned campaigners. Today they showed me how to block the exit of @avenuebookstore to subtly remind escaping customers to BUY OUR BOOKS. Huge thanks to Sophie who helped me hold my book, because as we all know it's a weighty tome. Signed copies of #mysisterrosa #zeroes and #summerskin are now available at

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1. Aurora. Just generally. Full stop necessary. But also Aurora talking about her new book shelf… https://t.co/05bhHmBVld

Me and my friend Em this morning. She was racing down the line to run me over. ⁣

In all seriousness I am glad you were around today to run me over emmalincolnsmith Would be lost without you mate 🖤Glad creative… https://t.co/I19vA471cN

This show killed me. I came to Phoebe Waller Bridge via Season 1 of Killing Eve (🖤) and then Crashing (🖤) but Fleabag finished me off. First ep, I thought it was clever. By the third she’d got me in the guts. The… https://t.co/sjHJ44X6cT

Nick and me and Screen NSW giving us the THUMBS UP, BABY! We just got development funding for rawbluethefilm - We are so happy and can’t believe it really, because with film production presently at a standstill,… https://t.co/giv4sLqBds

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