SOCIAL media star Zoella has officially released her new book.

The Brighton-based YouTuber, whose real name is Zoe Sugg, released her first fiction novel The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow in October 2020.

Co-authored with Amy McCulloch, the book details events at a boarding school from the points of view of two girls – Ivy, written by Zoe, and Audrey, written by Amy.

It was later announced that the release was to act as the first of a series, with a sequel titled The Magpie Society: Two for Joy.

Zoe took to social media on Wednesday to announce the official release of Two for Joy.


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In a post on Instagram, she said: “It’s publication day.

“Ottilie isn’t the only baby I worked hard to produce this year (lol). Two For Joy is officially here, the second instalment of the Magpie Society.

“Amy McCulloch and I are thrilled that you can now follow Ivy and Audrey as they get to the bottom of the magpie mysteries in another Y/A gothic thriller set in Illumen Hall School.

“We did apologise for leaving One For Sorrow on the ultimate cliff hanger, so now that you can find out what happens next I can’t wait to hear what you think! (No spoilers in the comments though! Keep those to the DMs).

“Amy and I were absolutely thrilled with the love and support you gave us for book one so thank you thank you - it really does mean a lot to hear such lovely feedback on something you’ve poured yourself into, so it’s really appreciated.”

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Zoe has amassed more than one billion views across her YouTube channels to date.

She announced in August that she had given birth with her first child Ottilie with boyfriend and fellow YouTuber Alfie Deyes.

Ottilie Rue Deyes was born on Sunday, August 29, according to an Instagram post shared by the YouTuber to her nine million followers.

Among those congratulating the couple was an array of celebrities including chef Jamie Oliver, singer Stacey Solomon, the body coach Joe Wicks and Made in Chelsea brother-sister duo Louise and Sam Thompson.