Fri, 07/12/2012 - 07:30
Restaurant chain Pizza Hut is partnering with marketing communications agency Mostra to launch a children's book club in the new year, with the participation of HarperCollins and W H Smith for the first slots. The club, aimed at children aged between three and 12 years, will launch in mid-January 2013, and will be called The Blooms Book...
Fri, 20/01/2012 - 08:30
Eight female novelists have made the Waterstones 11 2012 selection, with three novels each from the Random House and Hachette stables among the line-up for the second year of the promotion for debuts.
HarperCollins has two novels on the list, with one each from Simon & Schuster, Atlantic and Pan Macmillan. The novels were chosen...
Mon, 16/01/2012 - 08:25
Waterstones has launched a "book club" promotion, with the strapline: "Books you will love or your money back".
Twelve titles are being featured, all bar one fiction, with one chosen each week as the "book of the week". Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman (Bloomsbury) is currently in the...
Wed, 05/01/2011 - 08:12
W H Smith is launching a Richard and Judy children's book club, as it unveiled four debuts among its Spring book club collection. The eight books will be promoted across WHS from tomorrow (6th January) as part of an initial first weekend 'Buy One Get One Free' offer.
The books are The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (...
Wed, 08/12/2010 - 15:55
Virago has launched an online book club, with 549 members signing up within the first 24 hours.
A new Virago title will be discussed on the affiliated forum every two months; the titles will initially be chosen by the Virago team, but will eventually also be chosen by club members.
Stephen Dumughn, Virago marketing manager, said...
Wed, 20/10/2010 - 09:24
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is to investigate a complaint over an advert for Richard & Judy's exclusive book club with W H Smith. However, WHS has brushed off the investigation saying it does not have any "concerns".
Last month it was reported the ASA was assessing a complaint made by Cactus TV m.d. Amanda...
Tue, 12/10/2010 - 12:26
Insurrection by Robyn Young (Hodder & Stoughton) has been announced as the second title on The Radio 2 Book Club, as the book club launched yesterday (11th October).
The title, which will be published on 14th October, will be featured on the show on 25th October. A new book will be announced every fortnight and the BBC promises over...
Mon, 27/09/2010 - 16:24
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has confirmed it has received a complaint regarding an advert for Richard & Judy’s exclusive book club with W H Smith.
According to a report in the Times on Saturday, Amanda Ross, m.d. of Cactus TV, which launched R&J’s original book club on Channel 4 and now produces...
Wed, 21/07/2010 - 08:22
Waterstone's has launched a book club in conjunction with Grazia magazine, with Bret Easton Ellis' Imperial Bedrooms (Picador) the first selected title.
Wed, 26/05/2010 - 08:00
Sainsbury's has extended its book club offer with Random House for another six months, finishing at the end of June 2011.
The supermarket has been running the bi-weekly book club, which promotes ebuts and brand name authors, with Random House since January under year's partnership with the publisher. Books are priced £3.99...