Get your mocktail on at YALC with Hashtag Reads PLUS win! your height in books

If you’re heading to YALC this weekend then you NEED to make a stop at the Hashtag Reads stand. They have all sorts of coolness going on.

bring it on

Celebrate Amy Alward’s fabulous ‘The Potion Diaries’ with mocktail classes at 11am and 12pm! Amy won’t be there, but it’s gonna be epic.

And if gruesome horror is more your thing you’re going to want to see the beautiful new covers for Darren Shan’s epic ‘Zom-B’ series! We are besides ourselves with excitement to see these.

take a deep breath

There MAY also be postcards floating around and even the chance to chat to Darren himself at the Hashtag Reads stand!

So which S&S authors will be around at YALC this weekend?

  • Mother and daughter duo, Perdita & Honor Cargill who wrote the charming and funny ‘Waiting for Callback’.


  • Master of Horror, Darren Shan, who just finished off the brilliant ‘Zom-B’ series.

group excitement

Let us know what you’re most excited about for YALC at @maximumpopbooks!

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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