Ahead of the republication of Harriett Springbett’s Tree Magic, we’ve found some magical YA books to get you in the mood… Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1) by Sarah Rees Brennan This prequel inspired by the Netflix series is set during the summer before her 16th birthday. She’s always studied magic… Read More #FridayReads: Books Just as Enchanting as Tree Magic
Impress Books signs new historical fiction novel WIDDERSHINS By Helen Steadman Impress Books has acquired an exciting new historical fiction title: Widdershins by Helen Steadman, a novel about what it meant to be a woman in a time when superstition and fear made anyone a potential witch. ‘Did all women have something of the… Read More JUST SIGNED – Widdershins by Helen Steadman
Impress Books is delighted to announce the addition of the legal thriller Legacy by Bill Mesce, Jr. to its crime and thriller list. Dante DiMarchese is a consulting forensic psychologist in New York, an expert in the workings of the human mind and the man responsible for putting the Bailey Beach serial killer behind bars.… Read More JUST SIGNED: New Impress Crime Title
With just a couple of weeks to go before I was due to give birth, there was lots I needed to do. Wash and sort the baby clothes, practice my calm breathing (in for the count of four, out for the count of six), stock the freezer with enough meals to last an apocalypse. Oh,… Read More Magdalena McGuire on winning the Impress Prize for New Writers 2016
We get a lot of questions about what should be in Impress Prize submissions. Julian, one of last year’s judges, explains the Do’s and Don’ts. Do your homework You don’t have to be a marketing guru, but it is useful to show that you’re aware of what books are already out there, where your work… Read More Submitting to the Impress Prize: Do’s and Don’ts
We are delighted to announce that the Impress Prize for New Writers is open for submissions! The Impress Prize was created to discover and publish new writing talent in fiction and non-fiction. Entries to the prize are assessed by the Impress team each year and a shortlist produced from which a panel chooses the winner.… Read More The Impress Prize 2017 is open!
*drumroll* Today is the day of publication for the first book from Impress HQ in 2017! Tree Magic is the dazzling debut YA novel by Harriet Springbett and is now available to buy as an eBook on all platforms from today. The content of this blog post comes courtesy of the author herself as she talks… Read More Happy Publication Day to Rainbow
Originally featured on Annabel Abb’s blog On a radio interview yesterday I was asked why Lucia Joyce spent 47 years in a mental asylum. At events, I’m routinely asked if Lucia’s condition would be diagnosed differently today. They’re good questions, particularly given how frequently her doctors disagreed. Lucia’s biography and Joyce’s letters show that doctor… Read More DID LUCIA REALLY HAVE SCHIZOPHRENIA?
The second book in the Cameron-Strange thriller series is published today – a new pacy, intelligent crime novel with an intriguing medical twist. Fox stepped swiftly through the door. There was an audible click. And there came the sound of a bolt sliding into place. What follows is the stuff of nightmares… Just when the… Read More Happy Publication Day – ‘The Seven Trials of Cameron-Strange’ by James Calum Campbell
This week we’re talking to the editorial team at Impress HQ about what they’re currently reading and why. Laura is kicking off the conversation with The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman Prior to the film coming out this November, I’ve decided to turn to the bestselling historical fiction The Light Between Oceans. Set in… Read More Friday Reads: A chat with the editorial team