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Download your free copy of Frances Hardinge’s new novel â€" a month before publication!

FLie Treerances Hardinge has long been a favourite of school librarians in the UK – and we’re pleased to be teaming up with NetGalley to give you a free copy!

NetGalley provides digital proofs to professional readers like librarians – as well as booksellers, media, educators and reviewers – so they can preview titles for recommendation and collection development purposes. The service is free for librarians to use, and over 20,000 librarians worldwide are registered, out of a community of over 210,000 in total. Over 30 UK publishers currently post their titles on the site.

Librarians can request titles to review, or be invited to view titles by publishers – and digital proofs can be read on all reading devices and tablets.

Simply click on the link below and create a free NetGalley account (or login if you are a member) to get your copy of The Lie Tree – a month before publication. For complete instructions on how to access digital proofs on your tablet or reading device, please visit the website.


From the award-winning author of Fly By Night and the recently Carnegie-nominated Cuckoo Song, comes the strange and compelling tale of Faith – whose father’s violent death leads her to discover a mysterious tree that only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. Realising that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, Faith begins to spread untruths far and wide, but as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

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