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NOT THE BOOKER prize is accepting nominations here  until 1st August – you can nominate ONE novel by following the link – you leave a comment – including the word nominations – and the book /author you have chosen.   This is a great article  about the lack of working class literature, in Herald Scotland […]

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“Read this novel to understand why Stoke had largest Brexit vote”

Sitting Ducks by Lisa Blower has received another great review. From Richard Lakin – who, it says, lives in Staffordshire, England. For STRUCTO MAGAZINE: “Lisa Blower isn’t alone in using literature to explore post-industrial Britain, but where others may struggle for authenticity, her first novel convincingly captures the world of zero-hours contracts and profiteering landlords. Stoke-on-Trent […]

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Lisa Blower at Latitude Festival

If you are going to Latitude Festival this year you will have the chance to see Lisa Blower reading from her debut novel Sitting Ducks (here is its back cover) If not – go here for more about the book, and the excellent reviews the book is already attracting. As Fair Acre Press’ first novel […]

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Can our books win The People’s Book Prize?

If you like any of the recent books below – it would be great if you would vote. It will help the book sales, opportunities for the writers, and potentially help Fair Acre Press raise funding for future publications and projects Thanks, Nadia x Don’t forget to register first (very quick – just your email address […]

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Could our books win The People’s Book Prize?

The answer is a resounding YES – but only with the help of those who are ready to champion it. It’s a voting popularity contest – to encourage reading of the books and championing small publishers. Click on here to quickly register on their website and then you can vote VOTING IS OPEN UNTIL 31 AUGUST.  They will […]

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Contemporary Small Press review Sitting Ducks

Here is a review from Contemporary Small Press about Sitting Ducks – by Lisa Blower. If you would like to buy it you will find it many great bookshops that include: Wenlock Books Linghams Waterstones Birmingham and from this page – whether you are trade, individual, or live outside the UK or Eire Nadia x

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Sitting Ducks Launches

with a review – by Chairman of Bloodaxe Books, and author of Not Quite White… Simon Thirsk: “Lisa Blower’s Sitting Ducks lifts the lid on the social curse of post industrial communities in twenty-first century Britain. Her writing cries out with the pain of an underclass whose characters’ lives are condemned by capitalism. This debut […]

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What novel will you be reading next?

  Anna Dreda – owner of the award-winning Wenlock Books has been reading Sitting Ducks: Lisa Blower’s debut novel. This is what she has to say about it:       If that whets your appetite then pop into Wenlock Books in Much Wenlock, Shropshire ahead of its publication date and pick up your own […]

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