• Golden Egg Academy

    So we’ve finally had an announcement on our two-book deal with Simon & Schuster, and we wanted to run over to The Nest to cheep and chirp about it, because we’re thrilled.  (It was too early to talk about it at The Big Honk, which probably made for the dullest, but at ...
  • Serendipity Reviews

    Day 6 already and I'm pleased to welcome this wonderful writing duo as they prepare to debut in 2016. Perdita and Honor Cargill.   Read More...
  • Kiran Millwood Hargrave

    Welcome to the first Friday Five! I’m very happy that my inaugural guests are Perdita and Honor Cargill, mother-and-daughter authors of the hilarious WAITING FOR CALLBACK, out 28th January 2016. Pre-order here.   Read More...
  • Never Judge A Book By Its Cover

    Debut novel Waiting for Callback is what I needed. I read at the end of last year because I couldn't wait and although it seem like a very young book, I find that some really don't work and some are actually pretty brilliant and I believe that WFC is in the later category ...
  • Read Write Love 28

    "It all kicked off when I stood on a stage, dressed as a spider, and impersonated a carrot and (against the odds) was noticed by an agent for child actors. So next step decide what to wear to the Oscars? Well no. Think more a succession of mildly humiliating (and ...
  • Edel Waugh

    This was such a fun uplifting book about the ups and downs of one young teen called Elektra who dreams of being on the stage and screen. With talent and big dreams she is also a very likeable , funny , down to earth character who does not take herself ...
  • Ya Yeah! Yeah!

    I'm a huge fan of Waiting For Callback, a fresh and funny YA contemporary novel with fabulous characters and particularly brilliant dialogue! When I decided that I wanted to bring my classics posts back for this year, I couldn't think of a better duo to ask to kick them off than ...
  • Ideas Tap

    When IdeasTap member Honor Cargill was inspired to write a novel based on her own experiences of the acting world, she shared the idea with her mother and together they wrote teen book Waiting For Callback. With a publishing deal at the age of 16, Honor talks about her unusal ...
  • GoodReads

    Geek Girl meets Fame meets New Girl in this brilliantly funny new series! When Elektra is discovered by an acting agent, she imagines Oscar glory can't be far away, but instead lurches from one cringe-worthy moment to the next! Just how many times can you be rejected for the part ...
  • The Book Bag

    This book has one of the best openings I've read recently: I'm dressed as a spider, waiting to go onstage to impersonate a carrot. It could be worse: I could be dressed as a carrot, waiting to go on to impersonate a carrot. That would be even more humiliating… This immediately sets ...