On the move

Posted by Madelaine Smith, 6th August 2013

Just a reminder that the newbooks offices are relocating and the office will be closed until August 19. Many apologies for the inconvenience, and we will be up and running again as soon as possible.  view...

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Who'd a tho't it?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 12th January 2012

Did you know there's an Apostrophe Protection Society? No, neither did I but boy am I being careful typing this out. The society's chairman, John Richards, is incandescent - not surprisingly - that Waterstone's are becoming Waterstones. Apparently, that apostrophe is troublesome and out view...

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She's only 11!

Posted by Guy Pringle, 23rd November 2011

Alicia Hayden, 11, is the winner of the Poetry & Prose category of WWF’s My True Nature online competition with her poem . . .   LeopardFirst, I took amber and fireAnd I had his eyes.Then I took sunset and dawnAnd I had his coat.I added charcoal and inkAnd I had his spots.Next I view...

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Back issues anyone?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 28th July 2011

Reader Anne Upton is downsizing and is looking for a good home for her back issues,   "Dear Guy, I have 50 copies of newbooks magazine which I no longer have the room to store, they date from issue 3, 2001 to issue 61, Jan/Feb 2011, but are not a complete run. A list of those issues I have view...

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newbooks helps make a Kindle No 1 bestseller!

Posted by Guy Pringle, 18th July 2011

Author, Leigh Russell, writes . . .'I was thrilled that my new book, Dead End, was so enthusiastically reviewed by Ann Marie Muldoon in newbooks magazine and thank you very much for including me in issue 64. My detective Geraldine Steel is currently number 1 bestselling female detective on view...

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There, their or they're?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 16th February 2011

I've been gently taken to task by Liz Holliday: 'Hello,I was having a look at your website when I came across this - I think it's a typo, not a joke? "I mention the publisher because I had a rye smile when I saw them credited in the foreword of Andrea Levy's The Long Song as one of the 'best view...

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Looking ahead to 2011

Posted by Guy Pringle, 23rd December 2010

Adéle Geras is not just an accomplished author for children and adults but she is also a passionate reader – something I tend to think is highly desirable in a writer. Having met at various events in the last 10 years, Adéle and I have an ongoing e-conversation about which of view...

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James William Guercio, anyone?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 21st December 2010

You probably have to be a bloke of a certain age to recognise the name James William Guercio. But if you take a look at his life as reported by Wikipedia this is a man of many talents who seems to have been consistently in the right place at the right time.  If you were around in the view...

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Websites, don't you just love 'em?

Posted by Guy Pringle, 26th July 2010

This fourth incarnation of our website is the closest yet to what I thought I was getting back in 2003. Since then I've become sanguine about what is and isn't achievable without massive spend but Park Corner Design have certainly delivered our best effort yet. Inevitably, however, there have view...

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Back issues available

Posted by Guy Pringle, 21st July 2010

What nice people our readers are, is a phrase that often echoes round newbooks Towers. Evidence this email, received from Steve Valentine who, for reasons unknown but I suspect downsizing, has to relinquish an extensive collection of back issues of newbooks. Anyone taking up this offer will see a view...

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