published on 2009-06-18
There are a lot of book lovers who are nuts about audio books. So The Best Audiobooks of the Year 2009 competition has teamed up with CompletelyNovel.com to find out which audiobook is the public’s favourite. The shortlist was put together by a panel of experts, including audio buyers from top retailers and audiobook reviewers. You can listen to samples of the books and vote for the one you think fits the bill of the best audio book. Vote for the best audiobook today!
published on 2009-06-09
Want to get published? CompletelyNovel take you for a whistle-stop tour of the Writer’s Handbook Live Event. This was an event put on by Palgrave Macmillan to accompany the launch of the Writer’s Handbook 2010. We have top tips from the publishers, literary agents, authors and lecturers who spoke to aspiring writers at the event. We also found out just why events like this are so useful if you’re looking to become the next bestseller…
published on 2009-06-04
Children’s author Natasha Narayan, gets interviewed by twins Anna and George. Natasha talks about her experiences as a writer, how she got published and why she writes for children. She also talks about her most recent book The Mummy Snatcher of Memphis, which is published by “Quercus”: and is the first in her ‘Kit Salter’ series.
published on 2009-06-05
Want an ISBN number for your book on CompletelyNovel. Now you can by finding your book and clicking ‘manage’. You will see some new options including adding an ISBN number. CompletelyNovel will help you register your book with the ISBN agency and add a barcode to your cover!
published on 2009-05-29
We have a limited number of exclusive review copies of Philippa Gregory’s new book The White Queen. It’s not out until 18th August but thanks to Simon & Schuster UK we have some copies to give out to CompletelyNovel members! We’d like those who receive a copy of the book to read the book in advance and then contribute to live discussions when the book is launched. Read on to find out how to enter.
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.
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.