Category Archive: Book Reviews

Feb 09

Three Books For February: Our Top Picks

Nothing beats a good read so we have picked three very different books to entertain you this February. Until You Come Home Ellie Dean It is 1944 and Anne Black is making the best of a new life in Somerset, but bringing up her daughters so far from their father, her mother Peggy and their …

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Feb 08

The Business of Books With Jane Cable: David Ledain

This week Jane Cable interviews David Ledain about why he believes he can sell more self-help than fiction and why he decided to turn his own experiences into a book. Find out more about David at www.gaydad.co.uk. I am a gay dad and to protect those I love I write using the penname – David …

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Feb 07

When a Mother Isn’t The Best Person To Deal With An Anorexic Child

IT’S NOT A MOTHER’S JOB Author and journalist Carol Lee spent many years helping her god-daughter, Emma, in her battle with anorexia and bulimia. Emma’s first spell of anorexia seemed to happen suddenly. One minute she was a moody 15-year-old, the next she had locked herself in her bedroom and wouldn’t open the door. I …

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Jan 25

Catherine Balavage’s Poetry Book What Do You Think?: A Collection of Poems Free Until 27th January

Some good news for poetry fans, you can get Catherine Balavage’s poetry book, What do you think?: A collection of poems, for free until the 27th January 2017. It is free on Amazon Kindle across the world. The book has received good reviews and has reached no 1 in the women’s poetry fiction chart on …

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Jan 12

Marge And The Pirate Baby by Isla Fisher

Lets start with what you are thinking: yes, THAT Isla Fisher. She of Home & Away (if you are of a certain age, ahem), Wedding Crashers and Shopaholic. Her comic ability in acting transfers to the written world. She is now a bestselling children’s author. Isla has three children and has been making up stories …

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Dec 28

Best Endeavours Business Best Practice: Jane Cable On what happens once that publishing deal is in the bag continues

BEST ENDEAVOURS Jane Cable’s blog about what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag continues. BUSINESS BEST PRACTICE So there we have it: from a deal signed in August to the perhaps untimely escape of the book just before Christmas – the first part of Another You’s story is complete. But in …

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Dec 14

Best Endeavours Endeavouring To Surprise: Jane Cable on what happens once that publishing deal is in the bag

BEST ENDEAVOURS Jane Cable’s blog about what happens once that digital publishing deal is in the bag continues. ENDEAVOURING TO SURPRISE I was just about to sit down to write this – and to tell you all about my marketing plans for the new year – when I was distracted by my inbox. Hard to …

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Dec 13

Limited Edition Luxury Copies of The Original Jane Eyre Manuscript

Anyone who has read Frost will know that we love books. Many of us are also writers not just of the articles on this magazine, but of books. And what could be more exciting for a book-loving writer than their own copy of the final Jane Eyre manuscript? Taken directly from the only ‘fair copy’ in …

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