Yasmin Kane
Publisher Profile

Three Hares Publishing

Another indie publisher that contacted me before the world went weird and my focus changed, but I’m back on track and this is the first in the new tranche of #PublisherProfile posts. Three Hares Publishing is based in London and works with a broad range of writers that Yasmin is inspired by. Website: www.threeharespublishing.com Instagram: …

The Book Lounge
Browse a Bookshop

The Book Lounge, Kirby Lonsdale

The Book Lounge in Kirby Lonsdale sells new and good quality recycled books, both fiction & non-fiction. They also support quite a number of local authors and stock their books which is always nice to see and encouraging, you can find out more information about the authors they support on their website. The Book Lounge …

Growth
Journal

Snowball

A few years back I had an idea that seemed as though it could be quite nice, a small personal project that I can do in my down time from work, something that may be fun and give me something to do on the darker evenings. I’ve always had a pile of little projects floating …

Newsletter

2020 Round Up and 2021 Plans

Indie Bookshop Newsletter #5 Welcome to the first of the new irregular newsletter for the Independent Bookshops blog and project. In 2021 I’m planning to return to the format where the newsletter will include offers, signed bookplates, and other things of interest to independent bookshops and that is why it will be irregular and of …

Cogito Books
Browse a Bookshop

Cogito Books, Hexham

Today we have been blogging about Indie Bookshops for a year and it’s appropriate that the Browse a Bookshop feature is for a bookshop I’ve only visited three times but have loved every time I’ve been in, Cogito Books in Hexham is a short detour from my usual route up to Edinburgh and is always …

Book Buddy Bear
Competition

Bookish Writing Competition.

Do you love books? Do you love bookshops? Do you love reading? Do you want to win enough Book Buddy Bear pins for your whole class (35 enamel pins)? If so, why not enter this writing competition. We want to see 750 words, fact or fiction, about books, bookshops, libraries, and/or reading. It can be …

UCLAN Logo
Publisher Publisher Profile

UCLAN Publishing

Based in Preston, Lancashire, UCLAN Publishing can be contacted at: c/o Greenbank Hub, Greenbank Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE Website: www.uclanpublishing.com Facebook: @publishinguclan Instagram: @uclan_publishing Twitter: @uclanpublishing Welcome to UCLan Publishing and a very different approach to publishing books! We are a trade, independent publisher based in Preston, Lancashire. We have …

The Stripey Badger
Browse a Bookshop

The Stripey Badger, Grassington

This month’s featured bookshop is a lovely little bookshop in North Yorkshire, near Skipton. It also has a cafe attached which looks so comfortable and tasty. So if you’re ever near Harrogate or Skipton this would always be worth a visit. 7 The Square, Grassington, Skipton BD23 5AQ Tel: 01756 753583 Website: www.thestripeybadger.co.uk Twitter: @stripeybadgers …

LJ Ross
News

Read Write Walk North East

I received a press release over the weekend and have been dying to share it with you all! LJ Ross, yes that LJ Ross, has launched an initiative to support the North East through these difficult times and into the future. Celebrating and recognising the area as a culturally important region. In this initiative there …

Jenna @ Book Corner
Browse a Bookshop

Book Corner, Saltburn

The Book Corner has a beautiful new website where you can now buy books online from them. 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 …

Forum Books
Browse a Bookshop

Browse a Bookshop

After having a lovely response for our Bookshop Advent where 24 bookshops sent us answers to some Christmas related questions I thought I could expand it into a questionnaire/interview format and ask bookshops to talk about themselves. After thinking a wee bit, chatting with some bookshops and putting together some questions I decided to go …

punkgirldiaries
Publisher

punkgirldiaries zine

I was sent the third edition of punkgirldiaries zine to have a look at and see what I thought (me being an old punk and all that). I’ve always loved zines as a format and have been involved with a few in the 70s and 80s, the compactness, DIY-ethos, and the focus on a small, …

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