On Wednesday evening we made our way to the Island Queen in Islington to attend the much awaited launch of the second Blook from Bookmachine in partnership with Kingston University. For those feeling confused, this is not a spelling error, it does read ‘Blook’ which is a book made up of blogs.
After The Fall by Charity Norman, Allen & Unwin Publishers.
Reviewed by Esme Richardson
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher, Little Brown books for Younger Readers.
Reviewed by Najmun Khan
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce, published by Random House.
Reviewed by Rachel Martin
When God was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
Reviewed by Suzy Astbury
Last night we attended the Bookseller Industry Awards at the Hilton, Park Lane to celebrate the talented industry we work in.
This morning Inspired Selection set off to Camberwell to pay a visit to Book Aid International, a small charity invested in providing books and reading resources to sub-Saharan Africa.
A book? A “reading experience”? An app? Whatever you want to call it, and however you want to tell it, the stories that we are producing must immerse the reader, bringing the plot to life and to do that, the design has got to be spot on.
Our Junior Consultant, Rachel Martin and our Consultant,
Inspired Selection attended last week’s joint IPG/OPUS event at Headington Hill Hall where we heard from 3 seriously independent publishers! All were winners or were shortlisted, at the IPG 2015 Independent Publishing Awards.