We are delighted to be partnering again with Goodreads.com on their giveaway section! Until the 25th October 2017, you can enter to win a copy of Finding Maria by Dawn Farnham – before the book is published. The book, a tale of a mother’s quest for her child is an addictive read set in 1950s Singapore. This is …Read More about Finding Maria on Goodreads Giveaway!
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Last week we were thrilled to run a book bloggers tour concerning The Red Thread by Dawn Farnham. The tour consists of several blogs running reviews or pieces by the author on their respected blogs. It is a great way to showcase a book and the author. We loved the pieces that were posted including …Read More about The Red Thread book blog tour – what a week!
We are THRILLED that Singapore Love Stories has been nominated in the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards. Congratulations to everyone involved with the book. Please help us by voting for your preferred book here THANK YOU!!! You can also enter their competition by just choosing 3 books (we are hoping one of the three will …Read More about Singapore Love Stories shortlisted for the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards
Recently Monsoon has been collaborating with the wonderful organisation, The Book Fairies. Recently launched in Singapore, the “fairies” hide books in public spaces for anyone to pick up and enjoy. A global movement, there are fairies active in over 46 countries at the moment and more are being created. One of their most famous fairies is …Read More about Monsoon and The Book Fairies…
We are giving away 10 preview copies of our Autumn release Pai Naa on the Goodreads website! To enter, simply click on the information button below. Giveaway ends 16th August 2017. Goodreads Book Giveaway Pai Naa by Dorothy Thatcher Giveaway ends August 16, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway Pai Naa …Read More about Goodreads Book Giveaway!
Recently we started a monthly e-newsletter where we highlight new releases and discuss books in our publishing library. It is free and all you have to do is sign up! Which you can do here. (Just scroll down to the bottom of the page!) In the meantime, have a look at June’s issue here. …Read More about The Monsoon Monthly!
For a limited time only, Amazon will be selling the Kindle ebook of Escape by David McMillan for 99p! One of Monsoon’s bestsellers, the book is the notorious tale of the author’s escape from Klong Prem prison in Thailand. Buy the book here. On publication, the book caused a stir throughout the world’s media and …Read More about Catch “Escape” by David McMillan for 99p!
In March we released the last in the trilogy of titles from Ann Bennett’s thrilling series, Bamboo Road. To celebrate Monsoon Books held a launch event at the wonderful Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street, London, where Ann’s friends and family joined us to celebrate. Publisher Phil Tatham shared with us how on reading the …Read More about Bamboo Road blog tour – what a week!
Monsoon were delighted when Asian Review of Books recently reviewed the new release, Cigarette Girl. Reviewed by Rosie Milne, the book was described as thus: “Cigarette Girl provides fascinating glimpses of contemporary Indonesian social attitudes, and of Indonesian folklore and folk beliefs and provides a sustained, and brave, exploration of recent Indonesian politics and history.” To …Read More about Cigarette Girl…Indonesia in translation
This week sees the release of the final instalment of the Detective Hawksworth trilogy, Singapore Red. Monsoon publisher Phillip Tatham was instantly intrigued when he first came across the manuscript. As he says, “As a longtime resident of Singapore, I have always been interested in the history of the island and as a publisher I …Read More about Author of the Week: William L. Gibson