14 Pictures You Need to See from the Launch of Kim Slater’s Debut Novel SMART

1. This picture of all these beautiful copies of Smart at Waterstones in Nottingham:

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2. This picture of our own Mary Darby and Clare Wallace (respectively) marveling at the brilliant turnout:

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3. And this one of the live music performed by Jake:

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4. This fantastic reader recommendation from the staff of Waterstones:

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5. This picture of Kim’s editor Rachel Kellehar of Macmillan Children’s Books introducing her:

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6. Especially this picture of Kim Slater taking the stage:

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7. This one of Kim reading an extract from her debut novel Smart:

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8. And this one of her taking questions from the crowd:

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9. This picture of Clare queuing to get our copies signed by the author herself:

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10. This fan telling Kim he liked the opening line of Smart so much that he’d like her to include it with her autograph:

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11. Kim making good use of the perfect space left for her signature amongst the illustrations on the title page of Smart:

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12. These fans excitedly clutching their signed copies:

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13. This photograph of a debut author and her agent:

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14. And finally this picture of Kim Slater and her Darley’s Angels – Vicki Le Feuvre, Mary Darby and Clare Wallace:

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SMART is on sale now at all good bookshops. To find out more about Kim Slater and her tips for new writers read our interview with her here.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on Britta Jensen and commented:
    I’m excited to have just received this novel this week after pre-ordering! An excellent read to go with surgical recovery.

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