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    A word from Germaine Johnson, star of The Helpline
    by SJV
    2019/04/15  |  Features  |  

    Hello everyone, Jack convinced me to play a game of one-on-one (basketball) during our lunch break at the local park.  I’d never played before but I beat him.  It was a very convincing win. Some people might have said he was at a disadvantage, having recently had knee surgery, but …

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    #bookclub Feature – If You Could Go Anywhere
    by SJV
    2019/04/11  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we are delighted to feature some of the reviews for the brilliant new PaigeToon novel, #IfYouCouldGoAnywhere, out now in all good bookshops! HOW DO YOU FIND WHERE YOU’RE GOING, IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHERE YOU’RE FROM . . .  Angie has always wanted to travel. But …

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    #bookclub Feature – If You Were Here
    by SJV
    2019/04/08  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we are delighted to feature some of the quotes for the brilliant new Alice Peterson novel, #IfYouWereHere, which published in eBook first in May, with the paperback following on 22nd August. ‘I can toast to my future, but the thundercloud over my head, the threat of …

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    #bookclub Feature – The Magnificent Mrs Mayhew
    by SJV
    2019/04/01  |  Features  |  

    The paperback edition of the Sunday Times bestselling Milly Johnson novel, The Magnificent Mrs Mayhew, publishes on 11th July.      

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    by SJV
    2019/03/20  |  Features  |  

    #ONEDAY is now over for another year – a huge thank you to every single author who sent their first chapter to us.  We are in the process of reading every entry we received and responding to everyone.   For the sixth year running we are throwing away, ripping up …

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    S&S signs novel submitted during #DigitalOriginals #OpenDay initiative
    by SJV
    2019/03/15  |  Features  |  

    #DigitalOriginals #OneDay 2018 news! Simon & Schuster has signed a debut novel by Caroline Scott, who originally submitted her manuscript to the publisher’s Books and the City #DigitalOriginals #OneDay open day in 2018. Jo Dickinson, publishing director, signed world rights to The Photographer of the Lost and a second novel through Teresa …

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    S&S and RNA launch Jackie Collins Award
    by SJV
    2019/03/05  |  Features  |  

    PRESS RELEASE – 4/3/19 We are delighted to announce a new partnership between the RNA and Simon & Schuster UK to launch the Jackie Collins Award for Romantic Thriller of the Year. This award will be a new category at the RNA’s annual Romantic Novel Awards from 2020, as announced …

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    #bookclub Feature – Poppy’s Recipe for Life
    by SJV
    2019/03/04  |  Features  |  

    This week on #bookclub we have some great reviews for #PoppysRecipeForLife by Heidi Swain to share! Treat yourself to a glorious novel full of food, sunshine, friendship and love! Things haven’t always been straightforward in Poppy’s life but her dreams are finally within her reach. She’s moving into a cottage in beautiful Nightingale …

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    by SJV
    2019/02/21  |  Features  |  

    JESSIE BURTON AND BARBARA TAYLOR BRADFORD AMONGST AUTHORS SUPPORTING SIMON & SCHUSTER’S JACKIE COLLINS RELAUNCH On 21st March 2019 Simon & Schuster UK published four new-look editions of bestselling Jackie Collins novels featuring introductions from high-profile author fans. Lucky, Thrill!, and  Hollywood Wives were re-published in ebook format, and The …

    Farewell Emma C!
    by SJV
    2019/02/04  |  Features  |  

    Seasons. Fashion. The tide. Life is one long ebb and flow of change. As often for good as it can be for bad. Potus for example. Or, you know, the daily recommended amount of fibre you’re supposed to consume. Here at @TeamBATC we’ve experienced the absolute joy of many new …