With the New Year upon us, the Impress team has come up with some reading resolutions for 2016. Tamsin’s planning her reading for two: I really want to find more time to read for pleasure in 2016; this year my free time (what little of it there has been) has been taken up with… Read More Reading Resolutions
Here are some of our favourite book trees made by our followers over the Christmas period! Head over to our Just Giving page now to donate as much as you can for Book Aid!
This week, Jane Austen turned 240 so the Impress Team are talking about their favourite adaptations of Jane Austen’s novels. It’s not just about Colin Firth (OK, it’s a little bit about Colin Firth), there’s stuff on here that you may not have ever heard of. Enjoy! Rachel’s favourite adaptation is The Lizzie Bennet… Read More #FridayReads Special: Our Favourite Austen Adaptations
Impress Books published the memoir The Russian Countess by Edith Sollohub, who died in 1965, in 2010. It received positive reviews by Robert Chandler in the Spectator and Anthony Beevor in the Sunday Times among others. Edith’s account of her life takes the reader back to the twilight of Imperial Russia, the violent transition to communism… Read More Throwback Thursday: The Russian Countess
Working Wednesday – Production Assistant This week we’re talking to Laura, one of our Production Assistants at Impress Books. What is your role at Impress Books? As a production assistant for Swales & Willis I’m responsible for project managing titles through the stages of production. I’ll liaise with copy-editors, typesetters, indexers, publishers and authors to… Read More Working Wednesday: Production Assistant
There is definitely a rise in the popular internet sensation of book bloggers and vloggers providing many amusing reads and entertaining videos for those amongst us who just love books. From both adding to your existing reading piles by helping you to discover new books and hosting Q&A sessions with your favourite authors to creating… Read More Our Favourite Book Bloggers
The Viking Hostage For the history buff, who enjoys a dash of romance and a hint of the medieval, whilst curling up next to a roaring fire with a mince pie. Set in late 10th century France and Wales, this novel weaves together the stories of three women living through a time of turbulent power struggles.… Read More Historical fiction