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Publicity Update for Constable & Robinson: Books and Ebooks

Tuesday 5th Feb 2013

A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd is Book of the Week in The Tablet 'A complete joy'

Lovely big interview with Lynn Shepherd in The Independent on Sunday 'Digging up Frankenstein's Monster’Her conclusion has haunted me ever since I finished the book

Lynn has also been interviewed in Litro Magazine 

A Treacherous Likeness was reviewed in We Love This Book 'A compelling and brilliantly evocative piece of writing'

The Daily Mail has confirmed they are reviewing A Treacherous Likeness in next week’s Historical Fiction Roundup.

There is a four page interview in Oxford English magazine with Lynn Shepherd discussing A Treacherous Likeness.

Tom-All-Alone’s by Lynn Shepherd has been chosen as The Reader’s Book Club (podcast) choice in February, they review the book and interview Lynn, listen to it here. 

Lynn and Miranda Seymour, author of Mary Shelley are being interviewed on RTE Talking History on Sunday 17th February.

The Spectator is also running a quiz about the Young Romantics (devised by Lynn) on the 6th February.


The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont has been reviewed in The Daily Mail  ‘Utterly Convincing

Amber wrote a lovely first person piece on ‘Desire’ for We Love This Book.

Light Hearted Boy has interviewed Amber for the book notes playlist which you can find here.  


Paul Doiron, author of The Poacher’s Son, featured in The Independent’s 5-minute memoir slot this Saturday, recounting his experience of being struck by lightning. The Poacher’s Son was also reviewed on Random Things Through My LetterboxThrilling…Paul Doiron's descriptive prose brought the whole place to life for me - the desolation, the eerieness, the animals, the people who live there.  He really does know how to paint a fantastic landscape with words and it is this that makes the series quite unique’


Overcoming Relationship Problems by Michael Crowe, Overcoming Low Self-Esteem by Melanie Fennell and Overcoming Traumatic Stress by Claudia Herbert and Ann Wetmore were picked in The Times (Weekend) as 3 of the ‘15 Best Self-Help Books’


They Eat Puppies, Don’t They? By Christopher Buckley was reviewed in the Times Literary SupplementA wickedly ludic eleventh novel


A delicious Raspberry Torte recipe from Jo Wheatley’s A Passion For Baking was included in BBC Easy Cook.


A Life Without Limits by Chrissie Wellington was featured in Health & Fitness, along with Chrissie’s top tips for endurance training.


Suzannah Olivier, author of The Essential Guide to Foods That Heal, wrote a piece in the Daily Express about the healing qualities of food.


The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland and The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland by Catherynne M Valente received a stunning review in a Press Association syndicated piece ‘Valente is an enchantress of words…Reading her book is like embarking on the most lavish, extravagant feast, where each course surpasses the last, but each magnificent mouthful delights with its rich, exotic and unexpected flavours. Her inventiveness is awe-inspiring and her style quirky and original… I would recommend them to anyone wanting to read something deliciously different’


The Mammoth Book of Irish Humour edited by Aubrey Malone was reviewed in Books Ireland Very good value’


A lovely interview with MC Beaton in We Love This Book.


All in a Day’s Cricket by Brian Levison was reviewed in The Cricket Society News Bulletin A hugely enjoyable anthology…well-chosen, fine writing’


Andrew Keen’s #Digital Vertigo was reviewed in European CEO ‘Keen offers a unique insight


The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura was featured on Mr Hyde 


Mumtopia reviewed Whole Brain Child and reviewed Essential Foods that Heal 


The Book Club Forum reviewed Gift of Time ‘A wonderful tribute to this family, but also to every family who have experienced similar’; and reviewed MBO Unexplained Phenomena ‘One of those great books to have on your coffee table or besides your bed’ 


Dr Helen Nicholson, author of A Brief History of the Knights Templar has been reviewing books for BBC History Magazine.





The Five Minute Writer by Margaret Gerachty was mentioned in Psychologies.


What Should I Feed My Baby? By Pure Ebba was chosen as the Book of the Month in Practical Parenting and PregnancyThe perfect age-specific guide


Dr Lori Boul, author of DIY Sex and Relationship Therapy, gave expert comment on a piece in the Sun called ‘How to Beat Cheats and Stay Together’

 Lori is also being interviewed by Healthy Magazine for a Valentine piece they are doing entitled, ‘What is Love?’


An extract of Everyday Lebanese Cooking by Mona Hamadeh ran in Vegetarian LivingLovely ideas for vegetarian salads, starters and dips

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