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  • Move Over YA - Make Room For New Adult

    Move Over YA - Make Room For New Adult

    Lucy and Linh, a new book to emerge from Legend Press's burgeoning Young Adult section, is one of many titles to come out recently dealing with the themes of identity, feminism and female friendship. It seems that now more than ever, the YA genre is being harnessed to talk about important issues.

    Move Over YA - Make Room For New Adult
  • The Legend Long Read - 13 years at Legend Press

    The Legend Long Read - 13 years at Legend Press

    Last month Legend Press celebrated its lucky 13th anniversary. It's been an amazing, challenging and unique journey and I am often asked to describe it. There is always too much that comes to mind to accurately depict the last 13 years so I tend to avoid a great deal of detail. Here, however, is a digested snapshot of a decade and a third of Legendary times: by Tom Chalmers

    The Legend Long Read - 13 years at Legend Press
  • Extract - The Life Of A Banana by PP Wong

    Extract - The Life Of A Banana by PP Wong

    Xing Li is what some Chinese people call a banana - yellow on the outside and white on the inside. Although born and raised in London, she never feels like she fits in. When her mother dies, she moves with her older brother to live with venomous Grandma, strange Uncle Ho and Hollywood actress Auntie Mei. Her only friend is Jay - a mixed raced Jamaican boy with a passion for classical music. Then Xing Li’s life takes an even harsher turn: the school bullying escalates and her uncle requests she assist him in an unthinkable favour...

    Extract - The Life Of A Banana by PP Wong
  • Legend Press See Print Sales Increase by 88% in 17/18

    Legend Press See Print Sales Increase by 88% in 17/18

    London-based independent publishing company, Legend Press, has seen its print sales increase by 88% in the financial year ending 31st March 2018. Print sales in the year accounted for over 75% of its revenue, an increase from 53% in 15/16.

    Legend Press See Print Sales Increase by 88% in 17/18
  • Five Books I Bought Exclusively Because I Liked The Covers by Cassandra Parkin

    Five Books I Bought Exclusively Because I Liked The Covers by Cassandra Parkin

    Cassandra Parkin is the author of five books, all available through Legend Press. Her most recent. UNDERWATER BREATHING tells the story of a crumbling family living on crumbling cliffs on Yorkshire's coast. Here she discusses the power of a beautiful cover...

    Five Books I Bought Exclusively Because I Liked The Covers by Cassandra Parkin
  • Flash Fiction Winner - Dinner by Alyson Hilbourne

    Flash Fiction Winner - Dinner by Alyson Hilbourne

    We present Inspector Dinner by Alyson Hilbourne, one of our current Flash Fiction winners. Every winner can choose a title from our current catalogue - if you would like to enter please see details at the bottom of the post.

    Flash Fiction Winner - Dinner by Alyson Hilbourne