Category Archive: Culture

Mar 23

Shipyard Girls at War By Nancy Revell Book Review

Published 23rd March 2017 Arrow Paperback Original, £5.99 Also available as an eBook Arrow have a speciality in publishing these sweeping historical novels. It is easy to see why the genre is so popular in general, but also why Nancy Revell’s books are so popular. Researched within an inch of its life; the novel is enjoyably entertaining. A …

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Mar 22

The Book Publicist EllyDonovanPR talks to Jane Cable

What is your book-related job or business? I am a freelance book publicist carrying out PR campaigns for authors and publishers. I try to obtain reviews, articles and interviews about my clients’ books in newspapers and magazines – and on the internet, the radio or television.  This type of publicity can help boost book sales as …

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Mar 17

Global heroes battling censorship announced in Index Freedom of Expression Awards shortlist

Judges include actor Noma Dumezweni; former Vanity Fair editor Tina Brown Sixteen courageous individuals and organisations who fight for freedom of expression in every part of the world.   A Zimbabwean pastor who was arrested by authorities last week for his #ThisFlag campaign, an Iranian Kurdish journalist covering his life as an interned Australian asylum …

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Mar 16

WE: A Manifesto for Women by Gillian Anderson and Jennifer Nadel

WE: A Manifesto for Women immediately caught my eye. As a proud feminist I am always on the lookout to support other feminists and find out about movements. I jumped at the chance to review this book and starting reading it soon after it arrived. My first thought was that it has lots of good …

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Mar 15

The Business of Books: #AMREADING

Jane Cable starts working through her ‘to be read’ pile Two weeks ago I wrote, with some trepidation, about my slightly difficult relationship with reading now that I’m a writer. I have to say I was really pleased by the positive comments I received from other authors feel the same – I certainly don’t feel …

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Mar 14

Lisa Jewell I Found You Book Review

I am going to start this review off by being honest: I found this book a bit scary. Not horror scary, but anticipation scary. That is the biggest compliment I can give to Lisa Jewell. She has written a novel tight on anticipation and suspense. A proper thriller book which can sit alongside Gone Girl. …

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Mar 13

Debbie Macomber If Not For You Book Review

If Not For You is a delightful and engaging novel. Debbie Macomber is so skilled at drawing out the characters that it is impossible to feel like you do not know them. This novel is not a standard girl-meets-boy novel. It is a novel about what happens when something unexpected throws two very different people together. The …

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Mar 10

Sterile Jets “No Gods No Loss” | Music Profile

Band/Artist: Sterile Jets Location: Long Beach, California Styles: Noise Rock, Old School Metal, Punk, Post Hardcore Similar to/RIYL: Melvins, Sonic Youth, Fugazi, Butthole Surfers, Shellac CD: No Gods No Loss Release date: May 4 2017 Accolades: Toured Northern California May 2015. Members/Instruments: Robert Bly Moore:  Guitar / Vocals Wm B.ILL Partnoff: Bass / Vocals GS …

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