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Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022

Well, 2021… that was a year, tiring and very, very long. It meant that I lost focus quite a lot of the time and was spending a lot of energy treading water when it comes to the Big Bearded Bookseller / Indie Bookshop / Indie Publisher projects. Big Bearded Bookseller Linktree But I’ve continued to take the advice of James Clear and tried …

A Madness of Angels
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A Madness of Angels

Kate Griffin. Little Brown. (496p) ISBN 9781841497334 I have several books I reread if I get into a bit of a rut and find myself unable to read, A Madness of Angels is one of them. Familiarity is one of the main reasons, but this is such a great example of urban fantasy with a …

The Most Important Animal of All
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Mama Makes Books

Kicking off during February 2021 in the middle of a covid lockdown Mama Makes Books took a leap of faith and put their bright and cheerful books out there into the world. With a commitment to producing quality products in an environmentally friendly way, recycled materials, no plastics, and carbon offsets, they not only want …

Storyhouse Publishing
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Storyhouse Publishing

Storyhouse Publishing is another indie publisher that has struck out in this year of lockdowns and unknowns and have they struck out in style. At the time of writing they have four bright, colourful, and fun picture books for children in their catalogue, all of which would be great for storytimes and gifts for younger …

Treacle Walker
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Treacle Walker

Alan Garner. 4th Estate Books. (160p) ISBN 9780008477790 I preordered this the moment I heard that Alan Garner was releasing a new book, his take on mythology in children’s fiction is always wonderfully nuanced and executed. All the way through this there was the feel of an epic poem or a folk ballad with the …

The Sea Cloak & Other Stories
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The Sea Cloak & Other Stories

Nayrouz Qarmout. Comma Press. (112p) ISBN 9781905583782 I’ve had this collection of short stories on the go for quite a while now as they are a difficult read, not that the words are difficult but the emotions those words stir are hard to process. Nayrouz writes poetically about situations influenced by her time in Gaza …

Red Circle Authors
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Red Circle Authors

I was approached by Richard from Red Circle Authors to see if I was interested in reading one of the Red Circle Minis, and it being literary fiction with a speculative bent translated from the Japanese, I couldn’t really say no as I can’t think of anymore boxes it could have ticked for me personally. …

Blue Poppy Publishing
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Blue Poppy Publishing

This is a prime example of what I really enjoy and want to help celebrate in the indie publishing scene, one persons journey from wanting to get their own works published and out there for people to read gradually develops into a way to share that enthusiasm and knowledge helping other indie authors. Blue Poppy …

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