Category Archives: Popular Culture

10 books up for grabs as Cherish: Madonna Like an Icon is released in the US

To celebrate the US release of Cherish: Madonna, Like an Icon today, it’s competitions a go-go with a double 5 book give away courtesy of Madonna fan sites Madonnalicious and Madonantribe. Both competitions are open to international readers and all you have to do […]


200 years of Pride & Prejudice: book give away

200 years on from the first publication of Pride and Prejudice in 1813, the novel has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and Austen’s astute observations on love, relationships, social situations and fashion still ring true today. But what if the mystifying societal […]


There and Back Again with J.R.R. Tolkien

So, this is an event to now put on your calendars! The release of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit, which is due in cinemas very soon (14th December 2012), and so what better way to prepare than going on an adventure yourself into the world […]


Madonna has her own window at Foyles!

We were quite excited by this in the office so I thought I would share with all of you. Our Madonna Icon-ography, Cherish: Madonna, Like an Icon has it’s own window at Foyles! A gorgeous pile of advance copies landed on my desk what seems […]


Don’t judge a book by its cover

They say don’t judge a book by its cover, but what about its packaging? Copies of our bestselling series How to Read were wrapped in colourful and glittery gift bags ready for grabbing in one of St. Petersburg’s central bookshops.   The perfect packaging […]


Steampunk Art at Brighton’s Fringe

The Artists Open Houses is perhaps the most colourful and entertaining (it’s fun to peek at other people’s houses) display of local art, taking place during Brighton’s Fringe Festival. Artists of all ages, experience and medium, open their houses to the public and exhibit […]


Titanic Love Stories author commemorates 100 years since the sinking of the iconic ship

The sinking of the RMS Titanic was a terrible tragedy for all the 1,495 people who died–but the stories of the 13 brides and grooms who joined the ship to celebrate their honeymoons are especially poignant. Author of Titanic Love Stories, Gill Paul, will […]


Life & Soul launches!

A launch hosted by our Queen of Party-planning, Emma Forbes, was never going to be anything less than fabulous – and Emma certainly didn’t disappoint!   Despite an exceptionally busy few days in the lead up to the event, with appearances on both Saturday […]


Behind the scenes with our Beautiful Pigeons

It’s wasn’t quite so glamourous the other side of the camera…


Emma Forbes on Loose Women!

Life & Soul author Emma Forbes will be joining the Loose Women panel on ITV1 this coming Monday, 17th Oct. Don’t miss it! If you’ve any questions you’d like to ask Emma, you can email them via ITV1′s website:  ‘Quiz a celebrity guest’


Life & Soul of the party!

Emma Forbes’ fantastic new entertaining and cookery book, Life & Soul, is published by Ivy Press this month, just in time for party season! Seeing a new title published is always exciting for the Ivy Press team – a culmination of months of hard […]


Remembering Titanic

2012 sees 100 years since Titanic’s tragic maiden voyage, in which nearly 1,500 people lost their lives. Ivy Press have marked the anniversary with the publication of Titanic Love Stories by Gill Paul, a beautifully-presented volume telling the enchanting and often heart-breaking true stories […]

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