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Shortlisted for the Bristol Teen Book Award

‘Bucket loads of summer fun

in this warm,


utterly delightful story

about friendship,

taking chances,

and living life to the full’

Simon James Green



I’m Kate Mallinder, writer of teen fiction.

Here you’ll be able to find out more about my debut novel Summer of No Regrets, see which events I’m attending or book a school visit. Check out my blog for the latest news and sign up to my newsletter to stay up to date.


Quiz time

Are you like bright, logical Hetal, fiercely loyal Cam, confident Sasha or over-thinking courageous Nell?

Take the quiz to find out!

It’ll only take a couple of minutes and you don’t need to have read Summer of No Regrets first.


Summer of No Regrets Soundbite



‘Summer of No Regrets’

All about Summer of No Regrets and where you can find a copy.

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Events and festivals

Find out which events and festivals I’m at to get a signed copy of Summer of No Regrets and hear more about the story and inspirations behind it.


About Me

Some cover-love, writing inspirations, my writing buddies and a ‘no regrets’ pledge.


Book Trailer

Summer of No Regrets


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