We were absolutely thrilled to discover that Nigel Barley’s Snow over Surabaya was voted to second place in the Asian Books Blog Book of the Year Award recently. The influential blog has been a great supporter to Monsoon Books over the past few years and we were overwhelmed to be told that voters had been …Read More about Snow over Surabaya in Book of the Year Awards!
News (& Naked Self-Promotion)
This January, author of our new series, Singapore Saga, John D.Greenwood visited Singapore for an author tour to celebrate the publication of the first novel in the series, Forbidden Hill. The tour included events as The American Club, the British Association, the University of Singapore and Littered with Books. He was also interviewed by Olivia …Read More about Author John D.Greenwood’s Forbidden Hill triumphs in Singapore!
We have partnered with Goodreads again to give our UK readers the opportunity to win a free copy of our new book, Island Secrets – Stories of Love, Lust and Loss in Bali. To enter, you just need to click on the link here which takes you to the Goodreads landing page. Or you can …Read More about Island Secrets Giveaway on Goodreads
We were thrilled to launch two books at the recent Singapore Writers Festival this month. Authors, Dawn Farnham (Finding Maria) and Suchen Christine Lim (The Man Who Who His Wife’s Sarong) attended a launch event which included reading and Q&A’s from the busy audience. It was a wonderful time. With thanks to SWF and Pansing …Read More about Success at the Singapore Writers Festival!
Monsoon are partnering with GoodReads to offer readers in the UK the chance to win one of 10 copies of our new book, Forbidden Hill (Singapore Saga, Vol.1.) by John D.Greenwood. The book can be described as a sweeping saga of historical fiction that spans the first 30 years of Singapore. ‘Brimming with memorable characters, this …Read More about Forbidden Hill is our new GoodReads giveaway
Once again, Monsoon are partnering with GoodReads to offer readers in the UK the chance to win one of 10 copies of our new book, The Man Who Wore His Wife’s Sarong by Suchen Christine Lim. The book can be described as a collection of stories of the Unsung, Unsaid and Uncelebrated in Singapore. “A …Read More about New GoodReads Giveaway!
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!
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…