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UK Amazon alternatives for ebooks and physical books

Although Amazon dominates the UK book market, there are more alternatives than you may believe. If Amazon should collapse tomorrow (unlikely) or if you’d like to boycott Amazon, there are quite a few non-Amazon owned booksellers, from bricks and mortar stores to online stores selling physical books and ebooks, and I’ll list the ones I’ve come across. 199 more words


Brunel Author Series - Autumn Programme - Marcus Chown and Liyou Libsekal

The Brunel Author Series returns this term with a Big Bang, with not one but two authors lined up for your delectation.

Following on the success of last year’s event with the poet Warsan Shire, we welcome this year’s Brunel University African Poetry Prize winner, … 239 more words

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The Grimbold Books Kickstarter - Fully Funded!

The Grimbold Books Kickstarter is OFFICIALLY OVER and we managed to achieve pledges that totalled over FOUR THOUSAND POUNDS – that’s around 150% funded. Thank you so much to everyone that pledged, retweeted, liked or just generally showed their support. 54 more words


Sophie E Tallis reblogged this on Sophie E Tallis and commented:

I'm SOOOOOO thrilled that Grimbold Books have smashed their targets! *doing a happy dance now* Check out their wonderful range of fantastic books guys, soon to include mine! :D xxx

Competition winners announced!

Our competitions ran over summer 2014 closing on 8 September.  The results are in!!:

Micro-poetry competition

Thank you so much for all the micro-poems you entered.   261 more words

Waterstones Haul

Waterstones is my weakness, I could quite easily spend hours and a tremendous amount of money in Waterstones. The other day, I popped in just for a browse but I managed to buy myself a couple of books and a couple of notebooks. 288 more words

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Book shop

If you want to write well you have to read well. I like to dust off this maxim whenever I need to justify a book shopping spree. 29 more words