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Bryony Pearce

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Bryony Pearce (formerly McCarthy) lives with her husband and two children in a village on the edge of the Peak District. She completed an English Literature degree at Corpus Christi College Cambridge in 1998 and afterward worked in the business-to-business market research sector. She went freelance in 2004 so she could devote more time to writing. Bryony was a winner of the 2008 Undiscovered Voices competition with her MG novel Windrunner's Daughter. Her first YA novel, Angel's Fury, will be published on 4th July 2011 by Egmont.

As an author it is always nerve wracking to see your cover for the first time. Different publishers have different approaches. Sometimes the author gets asked what direction they would like to see the designer go up front, sometimes they get shown a draft, or options and are asked for their input, often they are presented with the cover as a fait accompli. Either way there is always the fear th...

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Average rating: 3.68 · 988 ratings · 240 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Angel's Fury
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 599 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Weight of Souls
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Phoenix Rising
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2015
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The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce
"*Received in exchange for an honest review*
This book was definitely something different for me. I have never read a book like this before and was pleasantly surprised by it! The only ghosts stories that I have ever successfully managed aren't even..." Read more of this review »
The Weight of Souls by Bryony Pearce
"WOW! You know a book is good when you finish it in a day, can’t put it down, and when you are busy doing other things, all you can think about is getting back to the book. Which is exactly what happened once I started reading The Weight of Souls...." Read more of this review »
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"Check out the full review and the authors giveaway (which includes signed copies of both books by author Bryony Pearce)

Pearce has written a story that grabs the reader’s attention right from the beginning...." Read more of this review »
For people who own both a iPad and another ereader (Kindle/Nook/Kobo/Sony/etc), which do you prefer reading on?

She voted for: iPad
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)
by Maggie Stiefvater (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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Loved it, can't wait for the sequel
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Stolen by Kelley Armstrong
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Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
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More of Bryony's books…
“I've started to have dreams while I'm awake. I remember music I've never heard... I've got all this extra stuff in my head, but I'm forgetting things from my own life. I feel like I'm being taken over.”
Bryony Pearce, Angel's Fury

“Lions and tigers, bitches and bears, oh my.”
Bryony Pearce, The Weight of Souls

“What’s the point in gaining the world if we lose our souls?”
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