Author Archives: Jemima

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Sprayed edges, eye-popping colour and crayons in distress! Yes, we’ve got it all today on Book By Its Cover…

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It’s been less that a day since I got back from a blissful week in the French countryside and I’ve got the post-holiday blues. Big time. As everyone knows there’s only one cure for this (aside from immediately going on …

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Those of you who read JM on a regular basis will know that I am rather a fan of bookish paper-related art. So when I saw that one of my favourite London galleries – the  Saatchi Gallery – was showing …

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In my job I spend a lot of time reading and editing texts, working with authors to build and develop their manuscripts. We’ll spend hours, days, weeks – maybe even months – batting ideas back and forth, playing with words and …

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Well hello, book lovers. Today I want to introduce you to the work of Ekaterina Panikanova. Nope, she’s not a writer, but she does work with books – and lots of them! Born in St Petersburg, Ekaterina now lives and …

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Hands up if you haven’t yet been to see The Great Gatsby yet? Well what are you waiting for?! Baz Luhrmann’s take on the Fitzgerald classic is as gorgeous, dazzling and visually spectacular as you might expect. The music, the …

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Well, May was a pretty miserable month, all told. The weather was dire – the wettest May on record! – my favourite pair of shoes finally died a death, and my gym kindly ‘informed’ me that my membership was going …

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Today we offer up some beautiful books – along with a time travelling noblemen, a fascinating insight into mental health issues and a lip-smacking taste of India. Something for everyone, me thinks!

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Another week and another round up of some of the most exciting and most beautiful books coming soon to a shelf near you!

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Given how freezing the weather has been of late, I have been dreaming of being able to escape wintry England for somewhere a lot closer to the equator; perhaps Barbados, Thailand, southern Spain . . . Anyway, since I have …

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You may or may not have noticed, but BOOK BY ITS COVER has had a holiday! It’s been climbing mountains in Cumbria in thigh-deep snow, it’s enjoyed some (very) brisk walks on the beach in Kent, and it’s eaten a …

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Most of us, I’d imagine, see a road map as a useful way of getting from A to B, the Yellow Pages as a means of finding a plumber, and a computer manual as something to be put in a …

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 She Rises by Kate Worsley (Bloomsbury) Ah, March is here – and as I write this it is actually snowing! No fair! Seriously, where is Spring?! Anyway, another week, another selection of gorgeous books for us to drool over… I …

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Who doesn’t love Pride and Prejudice? The romance, the society, the grand balls, the beautiful empire-line gowns, Mr Darcy . . . Mr Darcy soaking wet coming out of a lake . . . sigh . . .If like me …

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If, like me, you’ve done something incredibly foolish like give up chocolate for Lent (or even bread, cheese, moaning, the NHS – all examples of things my nearest and dearest have given up this year!) then you might be in …

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