Bluemoose Books – Q&A

Today I’m pleased to welcome Bluemoose Books to the blog. Bluemoose are an independent publishing company based in Yorkshire. September sees the 10th anniversary of the start of the company so I invited Kevin Duffy, the head of Bluemoose onto the blog to answer a few questions. 1. Tell us a little about Bluemoose Books….

Toppling the TBR pile – Orenda Books

Today’s cause for the imminent collapse of my precariously balanced wishlist is Orenda Books. They launched in 2015 with some terrific titles and it looks like they have some treats in store for the latter half of 2016 after the range of fabulous books they published in the first half of the year. You can…

Toppling the TBR Pile – Hodder & Stoughton (Autumn-Winter)

So the Autumn/Winter publishers catalogues are appearing and so the threats to the TBR are here again. First up is Hodder and Stoughton whose imprints include Hodder, Hodder Fiction, Mulholland, Sceptre, Coronet. John Murray has imprints including Two Roads, Faith, JM Learning and Nicholas Brealey Publishing and is part of Hodder and Stoughton. This is a round…

Toppling the TBR Pile – Cornerstone Publishing 2016 titles

Today, the to read pile is wobbling precariously thanks to Cornerstone Publishing. Part of the Random House group, Cornerstone has imprints including Century, Arrow, Hutchinson, Windmill and William Heineman. They also happen to publish some of my favourite authors, whose work I always have to read, but I’ve not let that influence me in any…

Toppling the TBR pile – Hodder and Stoughton and John Murray 2016 titles

So the first publisher to cause the to read pile to wobble this year is Hodder and Stoughton whose imprints include Hodder, Hodder Fiction, Mulholland, Sceptre, Coronet. John Murray has imprints including Two Roads, Faith, JM Learning and Nicholas Brealey Publishing and is part of Hodder and Stoughton. January is here and with it the publication of…

Toppling the TBR pile – Little, Brown 2016 titles

So to the next culprits to cause the TBR pile to sway precariously. Little, Brown publish under a number of imprints including Corsair, Constable. Blackfriars, Sphere, Abacus, Atom, Piatkus, Piaktus Entice, Virago, Orbit and Little, Brown. Lets take a look at the treats they have lined up for the first half of 2016. The New Year brings with…

Toppling the TBR pile – Harper Fiction 2016 titles

So the next publishers likely to cause the collapse of my TBR pile is Harper Fiction. Publishing under a number of imprints including Harper Voyager, Harper Fiction, Borough Press they have a bevvy of beautiful sounding books to tempt us with in the first half of 2016. Here I’ve highlighted a few, though a full…

Exclusive: Fahrenheit Press go ‘Transmedia’ – another first

Another first from Fahrenheit Press. This time they’ve gone ‘Transmedia’ What does this mean? Read on to find out… Fahrenheit Press have certainly hit the publishing scene with a bang. They are shaking up how things are usually done. They are open about sales numbers and author deals, provide funny and granted sometimes rude interaction…

Toppling the TBR pile – Orenda Books 2016

Today’s cause for the imminent collapse of my precariously balanced wishlist is Orenda Books. They launched in 2015 with some terrific titles and it looks like they have some treats in store for 2016. Full details including a synopsis will be included on the What’s out when page. January brings with it snow, or rather…

Toppling the TBR pile – Transworld Books 2016

Toppling the TBR pile is a new feature where I write about the books I believe will be highlights of 2016. This is a purely personal selection and I am by no means an expert so please do excuse me if a favourite of yours is missed. This is also not a complete list of…

Peirene Press week – Looking forward, 2016 releases

This week the blog has been dedicated to all thing Peirene Press. Having concentrated on the here and now and the history behind the publishing house I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to see what treats Peirene have in store for us next year. New for 2016 is Peirene Now! This new project sees…

Peirene Press week – Off the Shelf Translation talk

Rather fortuitously I found out that Peirene Press were taking part in the Off the Shelf festival of words in Sheffield. There Meike Zeivogel, founder of Peirene Press, was in discussion with Hamid Ismailov, author of The Dead Lake and host, Rachel Genn. It seemed too good an opportunity to miss so I headed off, battling through…