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Marion Stroud: Behind that Book there’s a Body!

Marion Stroud: Behind that Book there’s a Body!

Marion Stroud will be no stranger to her readers or to the booksellers who stock her books, most recently It’s Just You and me Lord and Dear God It’s Me and It’s Urgent (Monarch, October 2013: full details below) — but even they may not know that she is also the author of 3 children’s books and 26 adult non-fiction … Continue reading

UKCBD News Roundup: The #CRT2012 Awards Edition

UKCBD News Roundup: The #CRT2012 Awards Edition

WHOLEHEARTED CONGRATULATIONS to all the CRT2012 Award Winners, with further congratulations to those award winners who have been proactive in publicising their awards: press releases and tweets included in the roundup below. This is an occasion when the UK Christian book and retail trade can rightly celebrate its achievements, and to those who haven’t shouted … Continue reading

UKCBD News Roundup: The Floods in Drought Edition

Big UKCBD Spring Clean Continues Durham Cathedral Shop: New look, new location Goodbye UK Christian Handbook, hello Christian Resources Directory Lion Hudson authors win Ultimate Christian Library Book Awards More Christian Bookshops on Facebook Quench closure in St Albans jeopardises Music Centre Shoptalk: the CLC Bookshops blog Big UKCBD Spring Clean Continues SIMPLY A REMINDER … Continue reading

London Book Fair 2012: A Personal Perspective

I attended the London Book Fair at Earls Court this month; the first time in several years. I was left with several over-riding impressions. The Fair remains the premier International Book Fair. It was busy – very busy – with 25,000 delegates, half from overseas, attracted by the 1,500 exhibitors from 57 countries. The Bookseller suggested … Continue reading

News Roundup: 10 Years of The Good Bookstall | Bob Hartman Story in New World Record Storytelling Attempt | Facebook Update | Living Oasis Edinburgh Closing | and more…

UPDATE 7.45pm, 20/05/2011: Living Oasis Edinburgh to Cease Trading 4th June 2011 In an announcement posted on facebook this evening, Living Oasis Edinburgh have indicated that they will cease trading on 4th June 2011. Official Press Release Bookseller Report, 23/05/2011: Living Oasis Edinburgh to close MY APOLOGIES for the lack of news postings here over the last … Continue reading

News Roundup: Baker Academic move to SPCK | Hodder titles now available from IVP | Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon | Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed | and more…

Baker Academic move to SPCK Hodder titles now available from IVP Letchworth Christian Bookshop hold Bible Reading Marathon Living Oasis Phase 2 Openings Delayed Unicorn Tree Books flood claim declined Web Shops for Churches Women in Christian Publishing Inaugural Event Baker Academic move to SPCK AS ANNOUNCED IN DECMBER LAST YEAR following their acquisition of 200 … Continue reading

News Roundup: Behind the Pages with Lion Hudson | Christian Marketplace “is not going away” | Eddie Olliffe at Christian Resources Together | Customer Care | and more…

HAVING BEEN RATHER BUSY with 5 Quid for Life last week, preparing for our inaugural meeting on Saturday 19th March, as well as updating our church website, it proved impossible to post this roundup at the end of last week, so this time around, for a change, a news roundup to start the week. Thank you … Continue reading