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What is Poetry?
Book Review

What is Poetry?

Let’s just get it out of the way at the start – I love Michael Rosen. There I said it. ‘What is Poetry’ is one of the funnest books on poetry I’ve ever read, it seems to be aimed at a young audience, probably middle-grade readers. This doesn’t stop me from saying that this book …

UK/IRL Indie Book Map

Independent Book Shop Week 15th to 22nd June

Another year comes around and the Booksellers Association is running another Independent Bookshop Week. IBW is part of the Books Are My Bag campaign and run by the Booksellers Association, and seeks to celebrate independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland. We do this with events, celebrations, reading groups, storytelling, author signings, literary lunches and …

Sonny and Me book cover
Book Review

Sonny and Me

I was given a copy of Sonny and Me from a friend at Cranachan Publishing as part of the blog tour, the first YA novel for this small Scottish publishing house. Right from the start the two main characters, Sonny and Daughter, have such a distinctive voice I actually forgot I was reading a book …

Beetle Queen
Book Review

Beetle Queen

Continuing the adventures of Darkus, Victoria and Bertolt, ‘Beetle Queen’ is another wonderfully crafted book. Written by M.G. Leonard, illustrated by Elisabet Portabella and published by Chichen House Publishing, and as with ‘Beetle Boy’ the special edition has a decorated fore edge. Lucretia Cutter has got away at the end of ‘Beetle Boy’ to continue …


Mistakes And The Process Of Making

QUESTIONS TO YOURSELF Ask yourself these questions applying them to work you’ve already done or to work you are about to do. Or even they could be used on other people, seminars, etc. – have I made this work with the attitude of it being an experiment? – what am I trying out? what is …

The Hate U Give
The Groundsmen Cover Art
Publisher Profile

époque press

époque press is based in Brighton and Dublin and can be contacted through: Website: Facebook: Twitter: @Epoque_Press époque press is an independent publisher based between Brighton, Dublin and New York. Established to promote and represent the very best in new literary talent. Through a combination of our main publishing imprint and our online …

Jenna @ Book Corner
Browse a Bookshop

Book Corner, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

Our next shop is the wonderful Book Corner in Saltburn where I got some translated works which were hard reading but well worth it, ran and owned by Jenna who is so nice and friendly. It also has the advantage of being in a wonderful little town on the coast. Book Corner 24 Milton Street …