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Monday April 6, 2015 at 9:13am
Colouring books for adults top Amazon bestseller list

Surge in popularity of genre attributed to ‘anti-stress’ benefits and nostalgia

The bestselling title on Amazon in the US right now is not Harper Lee’s hugely anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, or George RR Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire fantasy series, or even Zoella’s much-mocked but much-bought young adult hit, Girl Online. Instead, Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford is topping the charts, with her colouring books for adults taking top spots on Amazon.com’s bestseller lists.  View More
Thursday February 5, 2015 at 9:15am
George RR Martin unleashes a blast from The Winds of Winter

Song of Ice and Fire author publishes a chapter from his feverishly-awaited forthcoming fantasy novel online

George RR Martin has released another excerpt from The Winds of Winter, the forthcoming volume of his enormously popular Song of Ice and Fire novel sequence. View More
Thursday August 29, 2013 at 11:42am
Dear TheNextBigAuthor.com Members

Free Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique

Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your chapters by reading brief extracts from 6 books and answering a question about each. Bloomsbury publish authors such as JK Rowling. Click here to enter on FeedARead.com Competition closing date 31st August 2013.

Publish your book as a paperback for free on FeedARead.com

You can also register for one of the current 200 places to publish a paperback for free through FeedARead.com. Please view authors' feedback about publishing with FeedARead below.

To publish, click here to visit feedaread.com and once joined then click the button you will see to begin publishing, and the feedaread site will take you through the simple process to upload your book and publish. FeedARead also includes paid options to list your book for sale on leading bookseller sites including Amazon. For all frequently asked questions about publishing with FeedARead, which is a separate site, please view the FAQs on the feedaread.com home page.

Every three months on FeedARead: Random House and Orion provide feedback for the ten best-selling paperbacks on feedaread, authors retain copyright and are welcome to transfer if any mainstream publishing opportunities arise.

FeedARead Author Feedback – View Top of FeedARead.com homepage for more ..

"The book's just arrived and I'm very pleased - I was made aware of FeedARead via the Writers' Guild - I'm very glad about that. It's a really professional job."
Kevin McCann, author of It’s Gone Dark.

"Dear Team, I have received my author copy of the above book and it looks fantastic." J E Christer, author of Ellie.

"I have checked and approved my book..."HOMEWARD BOUND" .. My sincere thanks for a wonderful service and beautiful Publication." Sue Martin, author of Homeward Bound.

"FeedARead have produced something that rivals any commercial paperback. I am pleased – as I hope you will be, gentle reader, should you find space on your bookshelf for a copy." J.D.G. Leaver, author of IUMENTUM.

"I have received the new version of Pool Of Deceit. It looks great! Thank you to you - and the FeedaRead team for all of your efforts in helping create the finished product. Please can you go ahead and make the new version available on Amazon, FeedaRead etc. etc. Many, many thanks.”
John Kemp, author of Pool Of Deceit.

“This is my email to tell you that I approve of my proof copy of "Seesaw". Please go ahead with the distribution. I am delighted by how quickly the proof copy was printed and how rapidly it made it to me doorstep. Also, I am very impressed with the level of customer service.”
Rosen Trevithick, author of Seesaw.

“The team have been supportive, professional and assisted a total novice into a world of achieving my aim. My first book is now published and is being ordered, read, and enjoyed. The comments I have received are that the people are amazed at the quality of the book and are delighted with the ease of the ordering process and the speed of delivery. Thank you feedaread for all your help to date. I have achieved more than I had ever thought was possible."
Chris Jackson, author of Brighter than a star.

"I have just received my book, 'Alexine and Simon' through the post and have to say I am delighted with the work done by FeedARead. Thank you so much for your help patience and understanding during the time I was putting my book together." Andrea Humphrey, author of Alexine and Simon.

"I must say that the feedback i have had so far from purchasers as to the service they have received is absolutely first rate. I cannot thank you guys enough for all your help and support. Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant!!!!!"
Steve Venables, author of IRONBARK.

“Dear Team,
Thanks for the first copy of my book "Searching for Omar" which I am really pleased with and the cover from one of your templates is really appropriate. You've done a super job!”
Anna Lawrence, author of Searching for Omar

“Just to let you know the first copy of my book "The Rainbow Serpent" arrived today. I am more than pleased with the quality.”
Harry Dodgson, author of The Rainbow Serpent.

“The self-publication process at FeedARead is simplicity itself. Given a clean Word file, cover design and text, it can take less than an hour to compile an attractive paperback. What's more it's free and the product is superb. The printed book quality is consistent with any best-seller offered at bookshops. Technical support and professional assistance from FeedARead is responsive, helpful and very professional. This is self-publishing at its best.”
Geoffrey Mann - Author of In Pieces.

“Hi team, I have just received my books and they awesome. Even better than I expected. Thanks for doing a great job.”
Arthur Ivor Jones, author of Bear Mountain and The Asian Connection

“Thanks for the latest and final version of Block. It is perfect. I would now like to approve it for bookseller distribution.”
D. D. Ruby, author of Block.

“Thanks for the message - I've checked it out on the site and hit the 'Go' button!
It looks great to me! Oh, and thanks so much for doing such a sterling job, too. The upload process is a complete doddle, and I'm in the middle-of-nowhere with a tiny download speed. Thanks a hell of a lot for doing such a great job!”
Paul A. Rice, author of Tears in Tripoli
“I have received my copies of Madame Liberté and am very pleased with the quality.”
Audrey Reimann, author of Madame Liberté.

“I am really impressed with FeedARead - the service has been excellent and can I see that my book is on Amazon already.” Ruth Mancini, author of Swimming Upstream

“A big thank you for processing my order so rapidly. The books ordered on the 26th arrived an hour ago [which is a really rapid turn around for an order]. Many thanks again.”
Sue Jenkins, author of The Kookaburra Bird.

“I have received the first copy for checking and love the print quality.”
Linn B Halton, author of Being A Sceptic Is Oh So Easy

“Thank you for a great job on the book.”
Stuart Peirara, author of South Atlantic Soldier

“En masse the books look great - and individually. Anyway, this is to say a hearty THANK YOU to you and all the team at FAR, especially for your patience with the second version. I am delighted to receive my book, and I love the cover design.”
M M Lee, author of As Time Passes

“From sending my manuscript to receiving my book for approval the feedaread team guided me through every part of the process finishing with a highly professional book in which I am elated with. Big thanks to all the feedaread team.”
Michael A Jarvis, author of Keys to the Past

“I just wanted to say a big thank you to you guys for the job you've done with my book.”
Joseph Emoyon, author of Across the Sahara

“My author copies of Strictly Shagging arrived yesterday and once again, I am thrilled with them. Please proceed with distribution.”
Robyn Millar, author of Strictly Shagging.

“I have just received the first copy of my book, and I am very happy with it. The print and paper quality, binding and cover colour and quality all look great to me! I couldn't wish for better. Thank you so much for your part in this - you and the printers have done a great job.”
Joy Kenward, author of Archibald Fly: The Thegn's Daughter

“You published two of my books ('Loose Cannon' and 'Rude Awakening') about 12 months ago, and you were very helpful and efficient. I now have another book ready to publish.”
Ian Okell, author of Charlie Chaplin’s Uncle.

“As soon as the interior checks out - I'll publish. I appreciate the speed and quality of your responses.”
Mac Logan, author of The Angel’s Share.

“I'm really impressed with the service you provide.”
Nicola Juncar, author of The Legend of Thornton Wood

“Hoping to keep all things consistent with the original, since you guys did such a great job of the cover.”
Shereen Pandit, author of A Burnt Child


“My word! What fun it is to be author, artist, and salesperson... and all rolled into one, thanks to FeedaRead publishing, whose website is friendly and whose skills are legendary.”
John Muir, author of Where The Bee Stings

“Copies of 'pre-1st edition' of Postcards arrived Dec 8. It's good to have hard copy in proper paperback book form to see how it looks and feels. Generally, very pleased but will make a few changes for proper 1st edition. Plan to have this sorted and back in FeedARead hands by Christmas. I think ReadAFeed is a cool way of getting something out there relatively simply and cheaply and will be interested in whether it works for me as a marketing vehicle.”
George Adams, author of Postcards

“I have received my copy of Love Gone Wrong ... WOW!! It looks absolutely fabulous!!”
Melissa J Grom, author of Love Gone Wrong.

“FAB FAB FAB Your publishing groove will inspire new writers to just do it . Many many thanks :)”
Saira Viola, author of Fast Food and Gin on the Lawn

“Dear FeedARead team,
Thank you for sending a copy of ‘The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’ which I received on the 21st of December. It looks great. I am very happy with the quality.”
Nathan Braund, author of The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’

“I must say my book looks absolutely amazing I can't thank you all enough.”
James Oldman, author of Superhighway.


"The books, Seal of Confession have arrived and they are of excellent quality." John Brownridge, author of Seal of Confession.

"What a wonderful job you did on my book." Barry James, The Fight For The West
"Thank you for your help which has so far been excellent." Mike Shields, author of By Degrees.

"Just received my copy today, I am highly delighted with the overall appearance of the book. The cover looks fab!" Angela Lambourne, author of A Safe Haven.

"I have just received my books .. You guys have done a really amazing job. I have read many thousands of books over the years but the quality of the print and binding of this book is outstanding." Roneel Kumar, author of The Heir of the Cursed Kingdom

"I've received and checked my proof copy of Life : A Player's Guide. It looks just the way I wanted it! Thanks very much for your hard work and for answering all my questions." Jan Stone, author of Life : A Player's Guide
“Thanks for a seamless service - it has been a much better experience for me publishing with FeedARead.” Sue Cross, author of Tea at Sam's

“I have put a couple of my friends onto FeedARead. Think it;s brilliant.” Jackie Amor, author of Hannah's Home.

“Keep up the good work - I've recommended Feedaread to everybody and I know of 3 authors who will definitely be joining your ship.” Victoria Tweed, author of Morgan and the Martians

“I have received a paperback copy of my book Geek! Poems Because of the Music and I approve it for distribution. The quality, layout and presentation are all superb.” Joe Cushnan, author of Geek! Music Poems

“I've received and checked a printed copy of CHARISMA and I'm really pleased with it. Thank you very much for this great service. The quality of the printing is excellent and the whole process is straightforward and easy to follow." Deb Thompson, author of Charisma.

"I wanted to approve the copy paperback for my novel EggHead and I was considerably impressed with the quality of the paperback." Lawrence Estrey, author of EggHead Dear TheNextBigAuthor.com Member

Free Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique

Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your chapters by reading brief extracts from 6 books and answering a question about each. Bloomsbury publish authors such as JK Rowling. Click here to enter on FeedARead.com Competition closing date 31st August 2013.

Publish your book as a paperback for free

You can also register for one of the current 200 places to publish a paperback for free through FeedARead.com. Please view authors' feedback about publishing with FeedARead below.

To publish, click here to visit feedaread.com and once joined then click the button you will see to begin publishing, and the feedaread site will take you through the simple process to upload your book and publish. FeedARead also includes paid options to list your book for sale on leading bookseller sites including Amazon. For all frequently asked questions about publishing with FeedARead, which is a separate site, please view the FAQs on the feedaread.com home page.

Every three months on FeedARead: Random House and Orion provide feedback for the ten best-selling paperbacks on feedaread, authors retain copyright and are welcome to transfer if any mainstream publishing opportunities arise.

FeedARead Author Feedback – View Top of FeedARead.com homepage for more ..

"The book's just arrived and I'm very pleased - I was made aware of FeedARead via the Writers' Guild - I'm very glad about that. It's a really professional job."
Kevin McCann, author of It’s Gone Dark.

"Dear Team, I have received my author copy of the above book and it looks fantastic." J E Christer, author of Ellie.

"I have checked and approved my book..."HOMEWARD BOUND" .. My sincere thanks for a wonderful service and beautiful Publication." Sue Martin, author of Homeward Bound.

"FeedARead have produced something that rivals any commercial paperback. I am pleased – as I hope you will be, gentle reader, should you find space on your bookshelf for a copy." J.D.G. Leaver, author of IUMENTUM.

"I have received the new version of Pool Of Deceit. It looks great! Thank you to you - and the FeedaRead team for all of your efforts in helping create the finished product. Please can you go ahead and make the new version available on Amazon, FeedaRead etc. etc. Many, many thanks.”
John Kemp, author of Pool Of Deceit.

“This is my email to tell you that I approve of my proof copy of "Seesaw". Please go ahead with the distribution. I am delighted by how quickly the proof copy was printed and how rapidly it made it to me doorstep. Also, I am very impressed with the level of customer service.”
Rosen Trevithick, author of Seesaw.

“The team have been supportive, professional and assisted a total novice into a world of achieving my aim. My first book is now published and is being ordered, read, and enjoyed. The comments I have received are that the people are amazed at the quality of the book and are delighted with the ease of the ordering process and the speed of delivery. Thank you feedaread for all your help to date. I have achieved more than I had ever thought was possible."
Chris Jackson, author of Brighter than a star.

"I have just received my book, 'Alexine and Simon' through the post and have to say I am delighted with the work done by FeedARead. Thank you so much for your help patience and understanding during the time I was putting my book together." Andrea Humphrey, author of Alexine and Simon.

"I must say that the feedback i have had so far from purchasers as to the service they have received is absolutely first rate. I cannot thank you guys enough for all your help and support. Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant!!!!!"
Steve Venables, author of IRONBARK.

“Dear Team,
Thanks for the first copy of my book "Searching for Omar" which I am really pleased with and the cover from one of your templates is really appropriate. You've done a super job!”
Anna Lawrence, author of Searching for Omar

“Just to let you know the first copy of my book "The Rainbow Serpent" arrived today. I am more than pleased with the quality.”
Harry Dodgson, author of The Rainbow Serpent.

“The self-publication process at FeedARead is simplicity itself. Given a clean Word file, cover design and text, it can take less than an hour to compile an attractive paperback. What's more it's free and the product is superb. The printed book quality is consistent with any best-seller offered at bookshops. Technical support and professional assistance from FeedARead is responsive, helpful and very professional. This is self-publishing at its best.”
Geoffrey Mann - Author of In Pieces.

“Hi team, I have just received my books and they awesome. Even better than I expected. Thanks for doing a great job.”
Arthur Ivor Jones, author of Bear Mountain and The Asian Connection

“Thanks for the latest and final version of Block. It is perfect. I would now like to approve it for bookseller distribution.”
D. D. Ruby, author of Block.

“Thanks for the message - I've checked it out on the site and hit the 'Go' button!
It looks great to me! Oh, and thanks so much for doing such a sterling job, too. The upload process is a complete doddle, and I'm in the middle-of-nowhere with a tiny download speed. Thanks a hell of a lot for doing such a great job!”
Paul A. Rice, author of Tears in Tripoli
“I have received my copies of Madame Liberté and am very pleased with the quality.”
Audrey Reimann, author of Madame Liberté.

“I am really impressed with FeedARead - the service has been excellent and can I see that my book is on Amazon already.” Ruth Mancini, author of Swimming Upstream

“A big thank you for processing my order so rapidly. The books ordered on the 26th arrived an hour ago [which is a really rapid turn around for an order]. Many thanks again.”
Sue Jenkins, author of The Kookaburra Bird.

“I have received the first copy for checking and love the print quality.”
Linn B Halton, author of Being A Sceptic Is Oh So Easy

“Thank you for a great job on the book.”
Stuart Peirara, author of South Atlantic Soldier

“En masse the books look great - and individually. Anyway, this is to say a hearty THANK YOU to you and all the team at FAR, especially for your patience with the second version. I am delighted to receive my book, and I love the cover design.”
M M Lee, author of As Time Passes

“From sending my manuscript to receiving my book for approval the feedaread team guided me through every part of the process finishing with a highly professional book in which I am elated with. Big thanks to all the feedaread team.”
Michael A Jarvis, author of Keys to the Past

“I just wanted to say a big thank you to you guys for the job you've done with my book.”
Joseph Emoyon, author of Across the Sahara

“My author copies of Strictly Shagging arrived yesterday and once again, I am thrilled with them. Please proceed with distribution.”
Robyn Millar, author of Strictly Shagging.

“I have just received the first copy of my book, and I am very happy with it. The print and paper quality, binding and cover colour and quality all look great to me! I couldn't wish for better. Thank you so much for your part in this - you and the printers have done a great job.”
Joy Kenward, author of Archibald Fly: The Thegn's Daughter

“You published two of my books ('Loose Cannon' and 'Rude Awakening') about 12 months ago, and you were very helpful and efficient. I now have another book ready to publish.”
Ian Okell, author of Charlie Chaplin’s Uncle.

“As soon as the interior checks out - I'll publish. I appreciate the speed and quality of your responses.”
Mac Logan, author of The Angel’s Share.

“I'm really impressed with the service you provide.”
Nicola Juncar, author of The Legend of Thornton Wood

“Hoping to keep all things consistent with the original, since you guys did such a great job of the cover.”
Shereen Pandit, author of A Burnt Child


“My word! What fun it is to be author, artist, and salesperson... and all rolled into one, thanks to FeedaRead publishing, whose website is friendly and whose skills are legendary.”
John Muir, author of Where The Bee Stings

“Copies of 'pre-1st edition' of Postcards arrived Dec 8. It's good to have hard copy in proper paperback book form to see how it looks and feels. Generally, very pleased but will make a few changes for proper 1st edition. Plan to have this sorted and back in FeedARead hands by Christmas. I think ReadAFeed is a cool way of getting something out there relatively simply and cheaply and will be interested in whether it works for me as a marketing vehicle.”
George Adams, author of Postcards

“I have received my copy of Love Gone Wrong ... WOW!! It looks absolutely fabulous!!”
Melissa J Grom, author of Love Gone Wrong.

“FAB FAB FAB Your publishing groove will inspire new writers to just do it . Many many thanks :)”
Saira Viola, author of Fast Food and Gin on the Lawn

“Dear FeedARead team,
Thank you for sending a copy of ‘The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’ which I received on the 21st of December. It looks great. I am very happy with the quality.”
Nathan Braund, author of The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’

“I must say my book looks absolutely amazing I can't thank you all enough.”
James Oldman, author of Superhighway.


"The books, Seal of Confession have arrived and they are of excellent quality." John Brownridge, author of Seal of Confession.

"What a wonderful job you did on my book." Barry James, The Fight For The West
"Thank you for your help which has so far been excellent." Mike Shields, author of By Degrees.

"Just received my copy today, I am highly delighted with the overall appearance of the book. The cover looks fab!" Angela Lambourne, author of A Safe Haven.

"I have just received my books .. You guys have done a really amazing job. I have read many thousands of books over the years but the quality of the print and binding of this book is outstanding." Roneel Kumar, author of The Heir of the Cursed Kingdom

"I've received and checked my proof copy of Life : A Player's Guide. It looks just the way I wanted it! Thanks very much for your hard work and for answering all my questions." Jan Stone, author of Life : A Player's Guide
“Thanks for a seamless service - it has been a much better experience for me publishing with FeedARead.” Sue Cross, author of Tea at Sam's

“I have put a couple of my friends onto FeedARead. Think it;s brilliant.” Jackie Amor, author of Hannah's Home.

“Keep up the good work - I've recommended Feedaread to everybody and I know of 3 authors who will definitely be joining your ship.” Victoria Tweed, author of Morgan and the Martians

“I have received a paperback copy of my book Geek! Poems Because of the Music and I approve it for distribution. The quality, layout and presentation are all superb.” Joe Cushnan, author of Geek! Music Poems

“I've received and checked a printed copy of CHARISMA and I'm really pleased with it. Thank you very much for this great service. The quality of the printing is excellent and the whole process is straightforward and easy to follow." Deb Thompson, author of Charisma.

"I wanted to approve the copy paperback for my novel EggHead and I was considerably impressed with the quality of the paperback." Lawrence Estrey, author of EggHead Dear TheNextBigAuthor.com Member

Free Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique

Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your chapters by reading brief extracts from 6 books and answering a question about each. Bloomsbury publish authors such as JK Rowling. Click here to enter on FeedARead.com Competition closing date 31st August 2013.

Publish your book as a paperback for free

You can also register for one of the current 200 places to publish a paperback for free through FeedARead.com. Please view authors' feedback about publishing with FeedARead below.

To publish, click here to visit feedaread.com and once joined then click the button you will see to begin publishing, and the feedaread site will take you through the simple process to upload your book and publish. FeedARead also includes paid options to list your book for sale on leading bookseller sites including Amazon. For all frequently asked questions about publishing with FeedARead, which is a separate site, please view the FAQs on the feedaread.com home page.

Every three months on FeedARead: Random House and Orion provide feedback for the ten best-selling paperbacks on feedaread, authors retain copyright and are welcome to transfer if any mainstream publishing opportunities arise.

FeedARead Author Feedback – View Top of FeedARead.com homepage for more ..

"The book's just arrived and I'm very pleased - I was made aware of FeedARead via the Writers' Guild - I'm very glad about that. It's a really professional job."
Kevin McCann, author of It’s Gone Dark.

"Dear Team, I have received my author copy of the above book and it looks fantastic." J E Christer, author of Ellie.

"I have checked and approved my book..."HOMEWARD BOUND" .. My sincere thanks for a wonderful service and beautiful Publication." Sue Martin, author of Homeward Bound.

"FeedARead have produced something that rivals any commercial paperback. I am pleased – as I hope you will be, gentle reader, should you find space on your bookshelf for a copy." J.D.G. Leaver, author of IUMENTUM.

"I have received the new version of Pool Of Deceit. It looks great! Thank you to you - and the FeedaRead team for all of your efforts in helping create the finished product. Please can you go ahead and make the new version available on Amazon, FeedaRead etc. etc. Many, many thanks.”
John Kemp, author of Pool Of Deceit.

“This is my email to tell you that I approve of my proof copy of "Seesaw". Please go ahead with the distribution. I am delighted by how quickly the proof copy was printed and how rapidly it made it to me doorstep. Also, I am very impressed with the level of customer service.”
Rosen Trevithick, author of Seesaw.

“The team have been supportive, professional and assisted a total novice into a world of achieving my aim. My first book is now published and is being ordered, read, and enjoyed. The comments I have received are that the people are amazed at the quality of the book and are delighted with the ease of the ordering process and the speed of delivery. Thank you feedaread for all your help to date. I have achieved more than I had ever thought was possible."
Chris Jackson, author of Brighter than a star.

"I have just received my book, 'Alexine and Simon' through the post and have to say I am delighted with the work done by FeedARead. Thank you so much for your help patience and understanding during the time I was putting my book together." Andrea Humphrey, author of Alexine and Simon.

"I must say that the feedback i have had so far from purchasers as to the service they have received is absolutely first rate. I cannot thank you guys enough for all your help and support. Brilliant, Brilliant, Brilliant!!!!!"
Steve Venables, author of IRONBARK.

“Dear Team,
Thanks for the first copy of my book "Searching for Omar" which I am really pleased with and the cover from one of your templates is really appropriate. You've done a super job!”
Anna Lawrence, author of Searching for Omar

“Just to let you know the first copy of my book "The Rainbow Serpent" arrived today. I am more than pleased with the quality.”
Harry Dodgson, author of The Rainbow Serpent.

“The self-publication process at FeedARead is simplicity itself. Given a clean Word file, cover design and text, it can take less than an hour to compile an attractive paperback. What's more it's free and the product is superb. The printed book quality is consistent with any best-seller offered at bookshops. Technical support and professional assistance from FeedARead is responsive, helpful and very professional. This is self-publishing at its best.”
Geoffrey Mann - Author of In Pieces.

“Hi team, I have just received my books and they awesome. Even better than I expected. Thanks for doing a great job.”
Arthur Ivor Jones, author of Bear Mountain and The Asian Connection

“Thanks for the latest and final version of Block. It is perfect. I would now like to approve it for bookseller distribution.”
D. D. Ruby, author of Block.

“Thanks for the message - I've checked it out on the site and hit the 'Go' button!
It looks great to me! Oh, and thanks so much for doing such a sterling job, too. The upload process is a complete doddle, and I'm in the middle-of-nowhere with a tiny download speed. Thanks a hell of a lot for doing such a great job!”
Paul A. Rice, author of Tears in Tripoli
“I have received my copies of Madame Liberté and am very pleased with the quality.”
Audrey Reimann, author of Madame Liberté.

“I am really impressed with FeedARead - the service has been excellent and can I see that my book is on Amazon already.” Ruth Mancini, author of Swimming Upstream

“A big thank you for processing my order so rapidly. The books ordered on the 26th arrived an hour ago [which is a really rapid turn around for an order]. Many thanks again.”
Sue Jenkins, author of The Kookaburra Bird.

“I have received the first copy for checking and love the print quality.”
Linn B Halton, author of Being A Sceptic Is Oh So Easy

“Thank you for a great job on the book.”
Stuart Peirara, author of South Atlantic Soldier

“En masse the books look great - and individually. Anyway, this is to say a hearty THANK YOU to you and all the team at FAR, especially for your patience with the second version. I am delighted to receive my book, and I love the cover design.”
M M Lee, author of As Time Passes

“From sending my manuscript to receiving my book for approval the feedaread team guided me through every part of the process finishing with a highly professional book in which I am elated with. Big thanks to all the feedaread team.”
Michael A Jarvis, author of Keys to the Past

“I just wanted to say a big thank you to you guys for the job you've done with my book.”
Joseph Emoyon, author of Across the Sahara

“My author copies of Strictly Shagging arrived yesterday and once again, I am thrilled with them. Please proceed with distribution.”
Robyn Millar, author of Strictly Shagging.

“I have just received the first copy of my book, and I am very happy with it. The print and paper quality, binding and cover colour and quality all look great to me! I couldn't wish for better. Thank you so much for your part in this - you and the printers have done a great job.”
Joy Kenward, author of Archibald Fly: The Thegn's Daughter

“You published two of my books ('Loose Cannon' and 'Rude Awakening') about 12 months ago, and you were very helpful and efficient. I now have another book ready to publish.”
Ian Okell, author of Charlie Chaplin’s Uncle.

“As soon as the interior checks out - I'll publish. I appreciate the speed and quality of your responses.”
Mac Logan, author of The Angel’s Share.

“I'm really impressed with the service you provide.”
Nicola Juncar, author of The Legend of Thornton Wood

“Hoping to keep all things consistent with the original, since you guys did such a great job of the cover.”
Shereen Pandit, author of A Burnt Child


“My word! What fun it is to be author, artist, and salesperson... and all rolled into one, thanks to FeedaRead publishing, whose website is friendly and whose skills are legendary.”
John Muir, author of Where The Bee Stings

“Copies of 'pre-1st edition' of Postcards arrived Dec 8. It's good to have hard copy in proper paperback book form to see how it looks and feels. Generally, very pleased but will make a few changes for proper 1st edition. Plan to have this sorted and back in FeedARead hands by Christmas. I think ReadAFeed is a cool way of getting something out there relatively simply and cheaply and will be interested in whether it works for me as a marketing vehicle.”
George Adams, author of Postcards

“I have received my copy of Love Gone Wrong ... WOW!! It looks absolutely fabulous!!”
Melissa J Grom, author of Love Gone Wrong.

“FAB FAB FAB Your publishing groove will inspire new writers to just do it . Many many thanks :)”
Saira Viola, author of Fast Food and Gin on the Lawn

“Dear FeedARead team,
Thank you for sending a copy of ‘The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’ which I received on the 21st of December. It looks great. I am very happy with the quality.”
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“Dear FeedARead team,
Thank you for sending a copy of ‘The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’ which I received on the 21st of December. It looks great. I am very happy with the quality.”
Nathan Braund, author of The Broken Boots Guide to Astlavonia’

“I must say my book looks absolutely amazing I can't thank you all enough.”
James Oldman, author of Superhighway.


"The books, Seal of Confession have arrived and they are of excellent quality." John Brownridge, author of Seal of Confession.

"What a wonderful job you did on my book." Barry James, The Fight For The West
"Thank you for your help which has so far been excellent." Mike Shields, author of By Degrees.

"Just received my copy today, I am highly delighted with the overall appearance of the book. The cover looks fab!" Angela Lambourne, author of A Safe Haven.

"I have just received my books .. You guys have done a really amazing job. I have read many thousands of books over the years but the quality of the print and binding of this book is outstanding." Roneel Kumar, author of The Heir of the Cursed Kingdom

"I've received and checked my proof copy of Life : A Player's Guide. It looks just the way I wanted it! Thanks very much for your hard work and for answering all my questions." Jan Stone, author of Life : A Player's Guide
“Thanks for a seamless service - it has been a much better experience for me publishing with FeedARead.” Sue Cross, author of Tea at Sam's

“I have put a couple of my friends onto FeedARead. Think it;s brilliant.” Jackie Amor, author of Hannah's Home.

“Keep up the good work - I've recommended Feedaread to everybody and I know of 3 authors who will definitely be joining your ship.” Victoria Tweed, author of Morgan and the Martians

“I have received a paperback copy of my book Geek! Poems Because of the Music and I approve it for distribution. The quality, layout and presentation are all superb.” Joe Cushnan, author of Geek! Music Poems

“I've received and checked a printed copy of CHARISMA and I'm really pleased with it. Thank you very much for this great service. The quality of the printing is excellent and the whole process is straightforward and easy to follow." Deb Thompson, author of Charisma.

"I wanted to approve the copy paperback for my novel EggHead and I was considerably impressed with the quality of the paperback." Lawrence Estrey, author of EggHead
Thursday May 23, 2013 at 3:53pm

The Great Gatsby meets Baz Luhrmann - Guardian article

This might be the best attempt yet to film Fitzgerald's masterpiece. Which is not to say this is a good film

Writing about Baz Luhrmann's Gatsby in relation to F Scott Fitzgerald's prose, is like trying to describe a gorilla playing with a Fabergé egg. There it is, this great hairy, wild-eyed beast, stomping, roaring, thumping its chest. It neither knows nor cares about the delicate beauty it holds in its mattock hands, and has no idea why so many people think it so precious. …

View Guardian article

Wednesday April 17, 2013 at 3:56pm

Film promising revelations about reclusive Catcher in the Rye author has been snapped up by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

JD Salinger, the elusive author of The Catcher in the Rye, was one of America's most famous recluses and guarded his private life with fanatical dedication. Yet even he might have been impressed by the immense efforts being undertaken to keep details secret of a new documentary that has been made about his life and works.

View Guardian article

Wednesday March 6, 2013 at 3:59pm

Refusing further business, Barefoot Books says retail giant has undermined its commitment to 'grassroots values'

An award-winning children's publisher has cut its ties with Amazon, saying that the online retail giant has turned its books into commodities and undermined its way of doing business.

Citing her commitment "to diversity and to grassroots values; to 'small is beautiful'", Barefoot Books co-founder Nancy Traversy said in a statement that "the challenges we have faced doing business with Amazon over the years are similar to those we experienced selling to the big box retail chains. Personal relationships with buyers are rare

View Guardian Article

Thursday February 7, 2013 at 4:01pm
Harry Potter first edition featuring JK Rowling drawings sells for £150,000

Auction of tomes scribbled upon and annotated by their authors raises total of £440,000 for English Pen writers' association

A first edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, with author JK Rowling's notes and original illustrations, was sold for £150,000 at auction in London.

The book, which was auctioned by Sotheby's at a charity sale in aid of the English Pen writers' association, was purchased by an anonymous bidder by telephone.

The annotations by Rowling include comments on the process of writing and view guardian article
Monday December 17, 2012 at 9:55pm
Merry Christmas from TheNextBigAuthor.com


Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and we look forward to informing members of further competitions during 2013 with feedback from editors from Bloomsbury, Random House, Orion and more …

Thursday November 1, 2012 at 9:58pm
The Guardian critics and experts pick the best books, and give the definitive subject lists. Click to view
Tuesday August 28, 2012 at 9:49pm
New Book - The Shadow of Death By FeedARead author Timothy Stephen Ellis: Richards realises that the trunk murder is a copycat of a murder from the 1950s, and there are more to come... isit FeedARead for more details
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