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Browse a Bookshop

Questions for Bookshops

As part of the development of the individual posts for each bookshop on the list I will be sending out the questions that I asked on the ‘Browse A Bookshop’ feature to all bookshops on the list. I’m going to rehash the pages of the bookshops who’ve already responded to fit into the new format …

Book Review

The Girl of Ink and Stars

In ‘The Girl of Ink & Stars’, Kiran creates a believable world inhabited by believable characters. The story starts as though it is going to be historical fiction set on an island in an imaginary tropical ocean, but as it progresses the mystical side of the island and their inhabitants start to develop. A convincing …

After the War
Newsletter

Bookshop Newsletter #3

Bookshops Newsletter Publisher Offers | Author Offers | New Releases | One You May Have Missed 17th July 2020 News Bluemoose Books are offering an additional 5% off all orders of over 10 books. So if you want to stock up on wonderful books such as Leonard and Hungry Paul, Moss House, and Sloop please …

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Publisher Profile

Questions for Publishers

The ‘Publisher Profile’ feature is kicking off once again, there are already a few publishers who were part of this earlier and I’ll be updating and expanding their info first. Each post will have contact information, some blurb, images, contact details, website, etc. I’ll be using public information for this, but if you want to …

Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday
Book Review

Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday

I really, really look forward to a new book from Laura Ellen Anderson and Amelia Fang and the Half-Moon Holiday kept up the streak of fun adventures that are great to read alone or to children. The Rainbow Rangers idea was brilliant, we all remember summer camps, some with love, others with less love and …

Potterism - August 2020
Publisher Profile

Handheld Press

Based in Bath, Handheld Press can be contact at: Website: www.handheldpress.co.uk Instagram: @handheldpress Twitter: @KateHandheld Email: enquiries [at] handheldpress.co.uk Handheld Press sells remarkable and wonderful stories from the past and the present. We publish the novels that you won’t want to put down, and the stories you’ll want to give as presents. Handheld Press books …

Sisters
Book Review

Sisters

Just having finished Fen I was delighted to see that Sisters was up for request on NetGalley. I loved Daisy Johnson’s writing style in Fen, the giver of secrets and revealer of ancient mythologies. This continues in Sisters, on the surface a story of an intense sibling relationship and of modern calamities. September is the …

The Hollow Gods
Book Review

The Hollow Gods

I received The Hollow Gods from Netgalley for an honest review. Based in current day North America, it follows Kai, Miya, and Mason as they uncover and unravel the mythology of the Dreamwalker and the cycle of missing girls. The main characters are introduced early on and motivations are made clear from the start though …