UK Bloggers

A group for all the bloggers, authors and publishers based in the UK. We're here to primarily talk about a UK Book Convention, but to also share our thoughts, ideas and revelations when it comes to the huge subject of book marketing and reviewing.

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Author submissions now open for our Christmas Advent Calendar 2015 1 Reply

Author submissions now open for our Christmas Advent Calendar 2015Full of book gifts for Christmas this year again xxCheck out this year's advent here.....…Continue

Started by Beck Valley Books Blog. Last reply by Joshua K. H. Murray Sep 16.

We need a UK Book Blogger Meet Up - who's with me?

I just participated in the amazing Armchair BEA and it really made me think. It was so much fun connecting with all these different people about books and being able to really freak out about them…Continue

Tags: UK, convention, book, up, meet

Started by A Universe in Words Jun 4, 2014.

UK book reviewers wanted!

Would love to share my book for some reviews!  Here is a short excerpt, along with the Amazon description and link.  Please email me if interested on here or at!EXCERPT From First…Continue

Started by Vi Keeland Feb 4, 2013.

NEW UK Bloggers LInky

*NEW* UK Bloggers Linky that will be displayed permanently on our UK Bloggers page ! Are you a UK blogger, hop on over and add your blog x We seem to be in the minority in the blogging world, so I…Continue

Started by Beck Valley Books Blog Feb 4, 2013.

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Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on November 4, 2015 at 8:35am

A fresh new #magazine launch in the #UK with Landlust, Spirit of the Countryside

'I am so pleased to be able to share with all my UK readers that tomorrow, November 5th, a new magazine will be hitting our shelves, full of inspiring articles.  Landlust, Spirit of the Countryside has been loved by millions of readers for years in Germany and they have decided to launch a British edition for us.'

Read our thoughts and all about the magazine here... +Landlust UK 

Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on September 22, 2015 at 9:05am

ONLY £0.99 for Limited Time to UK readers!! Wonderfully Dysfunctional: It Must be Genetic Volume 1 by Buffi Neal Proud to be Wonderfully Dysfunctional

Wonderfully Dysfunctional hit the top #50 of ALL kindle books this past year, selling over 10 thousand copies. Amazon rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars with 223 reviews!

The true story of... A woman who laughs at funerals. A gypsy mother who refuses to wear a bra and a father who refuses to leave his first wife. A brother who sleeps under the coffee table and a sister who was kidnapped. A cheating minister, a missing uncle and a feisty, red-headed grandmother who was longing to leave it all.

Buffi always knew her family was unusual, but she was lucky enough to escape that gene. Or was she? Joined by her siblings at the bedside of their dying grandmother, Buffi begins on a journey of self discovery as they recall stories of their youth including juicy family secrets, inappropriate practical jokes, abuse and betrayal. She is on a quest to find Normal but finds herself instead.

It Must be Genetic is about an American family of no particular importance, descendants of the once wealthy and revered Perry clan, but stripped of their family wealth during the Great Depression. It’s full of quirky characters like grandmother Mopsie; a sexy divorced mother of two in the 1950’s who would turn the heads of her conservative neighbors when hosting the best poker parties in town, but who can now be found sleeping her days away in the bed of a nursing home. The story climaxes when Mopsie accidentally reveals a secret that sends her family frantically searching through old documents to find the son she gave up for adoption half a century ago.

It Must be Genetic is about acceptance, forgiveness and the great capacity to love. The story is written from the perspective of a third generation divorced mother, Buffi, who realizes that the very traits that make her family dysfunctional may be the same traits that make it so wonderful. At 64,000 words, it's paced for a quick-and-easy read.

Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on September 16, 2015 at 8:45am

Author submissions now open for our Christmas Advent Calendar 2015

Full of book gifts for Christmas this year again xx

Check out this year's advent here.....

Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on September 10, 2015 at 9:07am

Interview with author of new romance release English Ivy,  Betsy Talbot​

Finally: Contemporary Romance for Women Over Forty!

Ever Have to Choose Between Work and Love?

After years of working at the US Embassy in London, forty-two-year-old American Ivy Cross is desperate for change. She longs to recapture her adventurous spirit and spice up her life before this little rut turns into a gaping chasm. Madrid-based CEO Ruben Alegre both infuriates and intoxicates her, and if he only lived closer she'd consider risking her heart. When the opportunity for an incredible new job in Berlin arrives in the form of billionaire Christof Brandt—a sworn enemy of Ruben— she wonders if the offer is too good to be true. Her Late Bloomer friends are split down the middle, offering support but no clear decision. Will she find a future with Ruben? Start a new career in hip and gritty Berlin? She can’t have it both ways. There are no easy answers, but Ivy can't deny that her life is about to change in a very big way.

Comment by A Universe in Words on May 25, 2015 at 7:36pm

I wrote a review for the shocking but brilliant Equus by Peter Shaffer! Yes, this is the play that starred the naked Daniel Radcliffe!

Juli @ Universe in Words

Comment by A Universe in Words on December 4, 2014 at 7:06am

Just posted my review for 'Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories', a brilliant short story collection by David Shrayer-Petrov about Russian Jews, family and life. 

Dinner with Stalin and Other Stories

Juli @ Universe in Words

Comment by A Universe in Words on November 29, 2014 at 10:31am


Just posted my analysis of the 2007 adaptation of 'Persuasion'! Who doesn't love a good Jane Austen movie?

Enjoy your weekend everyone!
Juli @ Universe in Words

Comment by Beck Valley Books Blog on July 24, 2014 at 6:46am

Summer Beach Reading Party ebook Giveaway - 10 Winners !!#summerreading

Open Worldwide

Enter to win!!

summer beach reading

Comment by A Universe in Words on July 10, 2014 at 12:16pm

Just posted a review for Yoram Kaniuk's '1948', a great novel about his memories of fighting in the Isreali Independence War! Translated by Anthony Berris!


Juli @ Universe in Words

Comment by A Universe in Words on June 25, 2014 at 8:11am

I just reviewed the amazing The Lives of Others by Neel Muhkerjee! It's a sweeping family saga the way you can only find them in India! I definitely recommend it to everyone!

Juli @ Universe in Words


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