Author: Adrian Green

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How to find the right editor for your self-published book

One of the disadvantages of self-publishing a novel is having to find an editor. While a traditional publisher will typically deal with this aspect for you in-house, going the DIY route involves sourcing such professionals yourself. It only takes a quick Google search for the phrase such as ‘fiction editing’ to discover that there is no shortage of providers of these services, so it can be a daunting task trying to pick one for your precious first novel. So, where to start? Well, these tips should be all you need to make the right choice. Take your time The...

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We are The Book Reviewers

Welcome to The Book Reviewers – a brand-new professional book review website with one principal aim: to help fellow book lovers find the best self-published and indie books available. We do this by providing detailed, honest reviews of novels of various genres, and we rate them using a percentage score. There has been an explosion of indie books in recent years, in large part thanks to Amazon creating a viable platform for authors to self-publish. At The Book Reviewers, we believe this is an exciting and positive step forward, but we also recognise that it has created problems for readers....

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Michele Clark McConnochie

The Strange Sagas of Sabrina Summers, Saga 1: The Uncooperative Flying Carpet – Michele Clark McConnochie

Michele Clark McConnochie’s first children’s novel, The Uncooperative Flying Carpet, will not only appeal to tweenagers but also to their parents. There is so much to like about this book: the wry humour and sense of fun throughout make the story a joy to read, and I think it would work well as a read-aloud story, as well as one for children to read to themselves. Also, the print version of the book is available for dyslexic readers – a definite plus. The main characters – Sabrina, her younger brother Rory, Sabrina’s best friend Persis, and Sabrina’s schoolyard enemy Olive –...

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