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  • A new 'Hero' in Town for Graphic Novels by Heidi Polk

    A new 'Hero' in Town for Graphic Novels by Heidi Polk

    published on 2009-05-27

    Heidi Polk explores Self Made Hero, a London-based publishing firm that specializes in graphic novel adaptations of classic literary works.

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  •  by Amy Feldman

    by Amy Feldman

    published on 2009-05-27

    The Richard & Judy show will come to an end on 3rd July, leaving a number of people in the publishing industry anxious to find out what might take its place. Whether the rest of the show is your cup of tea or not, there’s no denying that the ‘R & J Book Club’ has done wonders for alerting readers to books they might not otherwise come across on the bestseller lists. So… what’s following in their wake? Amy Feldman considers.

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-05-13

    Anna and George from CompletelyNovel.com take a trip to the Orange Prize Readers’ Day in Birmingham to see a host of fabulous female writers talking about their books with over 500 readers from the West Midlands. The event was put on by the Birmingham Book Festival, the Reading Agency and the West Midlands Readers’ Network and the discussions were chaired by Kate Mosse , the honorary director of the Orange Prize for Fiction.

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-04-24

    CompletelyNovel caught up with David Manners, whose book, In the Shadow of Crows is being launched by Reportage Press on 28th April at Daunt Books…and CompletelyNovel members are invited! David gives us an insight into his journey from day-dreaming about seeing his name on the shelves of WH Smith’s, to writing his book and getting it published.

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-04-23

    We’ve linked CompletelyNovel to twitter. Add your twitter account and start tweeting what you’re reading and discussing. This is a great way for writers to get the word out about their book. Get everyone you know to join, add a twitter account and talk about your book and everyone will know about it! Happy tweeting!

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-04-16

    Everyone is all over twitter so now you can do the same inside CompletelyNovel. Following something is a great way to keep up to date with everything you’re interested in. To follow something just go to the page you want to receive news about and click ‘start following’ at the top. You can manage your follows by clicking ‘edit profile’ and then click the ‘follows’ tab.

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-04-08

    The latest book released by Reportage Press is ‘Genocide’, R

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-04-06

    We’ve upgraded our heat and ratings systems. So your ratings, reviews and library entries update the heat and ranking of your favourite books in real time.

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  •  by Oliver Brooks

    by Oliver Brooks

    published on 2009-03-23

    You may notice a new search bar along the top. You can quickly find anything inside CompletelyNovel by typing your query and clicking ‘Search’!

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  •  by Anna Lewis

    by Anna Lewis

    published on 2009-03-20

    I went out for a drink with some friends and made an interesting discovery. I

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