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    Where We Belong
    by SJV
    2020/01/28  |  Features  |  

    We are absolutely delighted to introduce you to the wonderful new Anstey Harris novel Where We Belong, out now in glorious hardback and eBook edition. ‘Anstey Harris doesn’t flinch from shining a light on some of the most difficult situations anyone can face, but she does it with warmth and compassion. she’s …

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    by SJV
    2020/01/14  |  Features  |  

    For the seventh year running @TeamBATC are throwing away, ripping up and laughing in the face of rules, tradition and standard practice, and flinging open our doors (and my twitter account!) to prospective new commercial women’s fiction authors like YOU, with our #DigitalOriginals #OneDay2020 open submission day. However, in a …

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    A DAY IN THE LIFE OF…. Bec Farrell
    by SJV
    2020/01/03  |  Features  |  

    Next up in our series of A Day in the Life of feature is @TeamBATC member Bec Farrell! What does an Editor do? More than you might think! People often assume an editor just corrects spelling mistakes, but my job involves so much more, working with my colleagues in every …

    Who’s your unsung hero?
    by SJV
    2019/12/04  |  Features  |  

    It’s been well over a year since I last wrote you a column, so, as I begin the process of shutting down for my extended festive break, and brace for the impact of a brand new decade, I thought it was high time I wrote another. For me, 2019 has …

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    While You Were Reading jacket reveal!
    by Bec Farrell
    2019/12/03  |  Features  |  

    Here at Books and the City we love to mix things up a bit! And that’s why, for the paperback edition of While You Were Reading by Ali Berg & Michelle Kalus, which publishes August 2020, we’re giving it a shiny new jacket! GORGEOUS, right? We’re not the only ones …

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    My Road to eBook Publication!
    by Christina Pishiris
    2019/11/28  |  Features  |  

    Hi! Who fancies a little drinking game? I cordially invite you to join me in a round of Boozy Bingo – Authors’ Edition. The rules are simple: get yourself a bottle of wine/gin/Cinzano Bianco and take a swig every time I mention such writing clichés as: dream come true; couldn’t …

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    Notes From The Cotswolds – A Pick’n’mix Christmas
    by Penny Parkes
    2019/11/18  |  Features  |  

    Those of you who have already dived in to my new book Snowed In At The Practice will have an idea of the special place in my heart reserved for Pick’n’mix – and I’m not just referring to the halcyon days of jelly snakes and toffee deluxe at Woolworths. For …

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    Love Songs for Sceptics
    by Christina Pishiris
    2019/11/18  |  Features  |  

    Hi! So, I went in to see the lovely folk at S&S Towers last week to talk about all things #LoveSongsForSceptics, out in eBook 28th November. (Phew, got the plug in early.) We didn’t only talk about my book, of course, because the new John Lewis Christmas ad had dropped …

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    Introducing Brightwater Bay…
    by Holly Hepburn
    2019/11/11  |  Features  |  

    We are THRILLED to introduce you to the new series by the wonderful Holly Hepburn. Let us whisk you away to the windswept Orkney Islands and introduce you writer-in-residence Merina Wilde and the colourful characters at Brightwater Bay . . . Merina Wilde has it all: a successful writing career, …

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    The Fall and Rise of Sadie McQueen
    by Juliet Ashton
    2019/10/18  |  Features  |  

    ‘A heartwarming gem, this will make you laugh and cry while restoring your faith in humanity, community and the power of love’ heat ‘An uplifting novel with humour and poignancy’ Woman ‘Charming and uplifting’ My Weekly ‘An uplifting read’ Hello ‘Charming and full of twists’ Woman’s Weekly ‘A feel-good treat’ …