Nick Hornby, international bestselling author of Fever Pitch, About a Boy and High Fidelity has written his first novel for teenagers: Slam. It features 16-year-old skateboarding obsessed Sam whose world flips upside down when his girlfriend becomes pregnant.
Visit Nick Hornby's website
Listen to an interview with Nick Hornby
Listen to actor Nicholas Hoult of 'Skins' and 'About a Boy' fame reading the first chapter of Slam
Read Nick Hornby's blog here
Slam was launched on Penguin's new online book community for teenagers, www.Spinebreakers.co.uk. Visit the site to see vidlogs, blogs, short stories, alternative book jackets, soundtracks and much more: www.spinebreakers.co.uk