Tag: UK

What You Missed in British Television This Year

It may only be the beginning of September, but this past year has been one of the best years for British television. Since there were so many quality new shows, it was...

Days of Fear and Wonder – Virtual Sci-Fi Festival

A celebration of  sci-fi films, television programs and sci-fi literature. The event has been taking place since October, but is about to culminate in an online virtual celebration festival. HarperCollins and BFI (British...

The Spanish Connection: By Author Pamela Kelt

Author Pamela Kelt tells how editing her father’s book brought back many family memories My father’s book arrived in the post today. Called Not With A Whimper, it’s a Cold War thriller set in...

Kindle Singles Come to the UK

Amazon Singles which feature short stories, novellas, and essays have become one of the most popular literature offerings on Amazon's website in the U.S. The online retailer just announced their Kindle Singles...

Circle of Seven launches in the UK

Circle of Seven Productions have launched their UK and European operations with the opening of a new office in London. The move to the UK marks an exciting point in their expansion, fuelled...

Get a Book with Your Happy Meal

L. McMaken 1-22-12 Cincinnati, OH   Get a book with your Happy Meal, at least at McDonald's in the UK. The fast food giant plans to give out 9-million copies of author Michael Morpurgo's Mudpuddle books...

Amazon to Buy U.K. Competitor

Linda McMaken July 15, 2011 Cincinnati, OH   In what could be one of the largest bookseller deals in recent memory, Amazon announces the purchase of the Book Depository, a U.K. and Austrailian bookseller. The bookseller...
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BookBub and Chirp – Are they worth it?

BookBub sends me a daily email and I actually read it every day. For someone who gets a lot of emails daily, this says...

Rescue pups, a new release, & grilled cheese talk with author Kaylie Newell

Kaylie Newell was born in the great state of Oregon, where she was raised alongside rivers and lakes and scruffy dogs that chased their...

Book Lights gets Spooky with Comic Book Author Laura Marks

Laura Marks is a PEN Award-winning playwright, television writer, and comic book writer.  Her plays Bethany and Mine have garnered acclaim from critics and been published and produced...