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Posted by Lisa, July 2, 2022

Read an exclusive extract from A Beginner’s Guide to Ruling the Galaxy – a hilarious new story from David Solomons

We’re absolutely over the moon to be publishing A Beginner’s Guide to Ruling the Galaxy next week – a brilliantly funny story of what happens when a galactic princess moves in next door and almost brings about the end of the world, from the bestselling, award-winning author David Solomons.

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing a brand new chapter from the book as part of our countdown to its publication – and today we’re sharing the full exclusive extract.

Gavin’s got a new neighbour and she’s really annoying. Niki follows him everywhere, bosses him about, and doesn’t care that her parents will obliterate Earth with their galactic warships if she doesn’t stop running away from them. Can Niki and Gavin sort out the alien despots (aka Mum and Dad) and save the planet? Possibly. Will they become friends along the way? Doubtful…

Read the full extract below:

A Beginner’s Guide to Ruling the Galaxy is out next week – you can order a copy from Waterstones here, Bookshop.org here or from Amazon here.

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