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Panther - David Owen
Title: Panther Author: David Owen Published: Corsair, Little, Brown; May 2015 Genre: Contemporary YA My rating: 4.5/5 The blurb says: "Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick. He has become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he is ho...
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Panther - David Owen
Title: Panther Author: David Owen Published: Corsair, Little, Brown; May 2015 Genre: Contemporary YA My rating: 5/5 The blurb says: "Life isn't going terribly well for Derrick. He has become severely overweight, his only friend has turned on him, he is hope...
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UCLPub2015 - Term 2: Weeks 3 & 4 [25th Jan-5th Feb]
Publishing Project It's kind of difficult to say where we are with our project, mostly because I'm not entirely sure what I'm allowed to say. All of our submissions have been read and the successful authors have been notified. The shortlisted works have bee...
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Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer (Magnus Chase #1) - Rick Riordan
Title: Magnus Chase & the Sword of Summer Series: Magnus Chase & the Gods of Asgard (Book 1) Author: Rick Riordan Published: Puffin; Oct 2015 Genre: Middle-Grade Fantasy My Rating: 3.5/5 Amazon says: " My name is Magnus Chase. I'm orphaned and living rough ...
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UCLPub2015 - Term 2: Weeks 1 & 2
Possibly not the best start to my weekly round-ups of 2016 when I'm late with the first one! I'm going to blame it on the assignments; Author Management and Publishing Skills are now officially over. The assignments have been completed and handed in and the...
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The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle #1) - Patrick Rothfuss
Title: The Name of The Wind Author: Patrick Rothfuss Published: Gollancz, Orion; June 2008 Genre: Fantasy  My rating: 4/5 The Blurb says: "'I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night wi...
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UCLPub15 - Weeks 10 & 11 [7th-18th Dec]
So there's no excuse, I just fully forgot to do my weekly round-up for last week and this week's, for no other reason than sheer laziness, is horrendously late. Publishing Skills Week 10s Publishing Skills class on Nielsen BookScan unfortunately didn't go t...
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UCLPub2015 - Week 9 [30th Nov-4th Dec]
We revisited InDesign in Publishing Skills on Tuesday morning. While last time we learnt how to add content to the book, this time around we worked our way through the intricacies of cover design. Marita gave us everything necessary to work through her step...
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UCLPub2015 - Week 8 [23rd- 27th Nov]
Tuesday morning's Publishing Skills lecture was on vlogging; something most of us were really quite hesitant about. With YouTubers flooding the book charts at the minute - greeted with joy by their fans and cynicism by booksellers and publishers alike - it ...
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UCLPub2015 - Weeks 6 & 7 [9th-20th Nov]
As you know, Week 6 was Reading Week. It was the week we handed in our first assignment, a case study analysing of the social media and online presence of a given publishing house for the Publishing Contexts module we had at the beginning of term. I promise...
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