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Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Today, after nearly four years of working on Afterimage, it’s finally being released into the wild! I’ve loved this amazing book while it belonged to me, and now that it belongs to you, I hope you’ll like it too. Afterimage will be on the shelves of many Barnes and Nobles as well as many local […]

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Sunday, 29 July 2018

Things have been a bit hectic lately (especially since Afterimage’s release date is coming up so quickly!), but I’ve been working hard to keep squeezing in time for pleasure reading. And I’m so glad I did! I had the chance to read some amazing books in the last three months: –Ignite the Stars by Maura […]

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Hey guys! I recently had the privilege of being interviewed by the fabulous Megan Manzano. Check out the interview on her blog!

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Awesome news: Kirkus gave Afterimage an amazing review! Read the full text below, along with a link to Kirkus’s site: “Not even time itself can stop Camryn Kingfisher from saving the universe and the people she loves in Hughes’ debut novel. Two weeks after an explosion that killed 5,000 people at the Fort Wells Army […]

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Wednesday, 2 May 2018

The last two months have been wildly busy, but I did manage to squeak in a bit of reading time! Good thing I did, because I got to read five absolutely STELLAR books: –The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen. Holy wow. This book is so amazing, so heartbreakingly beautiful, that the ending made […]

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Friday, 13 April 2018

Exciting news! My gorgeous cover, designed by the amazing Rosie Stewart, has been revealed! Check it out: Look at those gorgeous watercolors! And the way the destroyed cityscape is framed is SO perfect. (Did you spot the overturned car in the corner??) Thanks for the beautiful cover, Rosie! Afterimage is also up for preorder! Preorder […]

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Monday, 5 March 2018

I’m having an amazing run of luck with my pleasure reading lately! It seems like I had nearly a year where I could hardly finish anything, then BOOM–I’ve stumbled upon awesome book after awesome book. Here are the stories I finished and loved in February: –Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre. This […]

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Saturday, 3 February 2018

I got to read three books last month, you guys. FOR FUN. Since so much of my reading consists of unpublished manuscripts–which are very often wonderful, but which I have to read with an editor’s eye rather than just sitting back and enjoying the story–reading that many published books for pleasure has been an unheard-of […]

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Saturday, 3 February 2018

Before I get started with what I’m reading now, I’d love to introduce you to a few of my all-time favorite reads! –The Queen’s Thief series by Megan Whalen Turner, wherein a thief steals all the things and is generally awesome. This series includes politics, scheming, amazing characterization, strong women who are strong in completely […]

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Naomi Hughes
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Hey! I'm Naomi Hughes, writer of quirky middle-grade and young adult fiction.

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