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Christmas Party in Foyles Charing Cross Road next week - YOU'RE INVITED!

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The BIG Festive Indie Book Launch Heads To London For A Christmas Celebration

Join15indie authors launching their books at our festive party!


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Sponsored by CPI

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London, United Kingdom, 28thNovember 2023: Celebrating the fabulousness of independentpublishers and indie authors, and the festivities of the Christmas season, prize-winning UK publicity company, Literally PR (LitPR) is returning with its BIG Indie Book Launch on December 5th2023! This year, sponsored byCPI, which produce around 2.5 million paperbacks and 300,000 hardbacks a week for indie authors and many of the UK's leading publishing houses.


The BIG Festive Indie Book Launchwill see not one but a whopping FIFTEEN books launching at the same time, at the sixth-floor auditorium in the iconic Foyles Charing Cross Road - one more than the summer edition in July 2023!


Showcasing the finest that UK indie publishing has to offer just in time for Christmas, this promises to be a wonderful opportunity for journalists, reviewers, bookstagrammers, book bloggers, librarians, booksellers and literary agents to chat with indie authors and publishers over a festive glass of fizz!


In keeping with the LitPR party tradition, every guest will be gifted a bag on arrival. They are then set the challenge of circulating the room to meet authors and publishers, collect merch and goodies for their bags, and of course, a few books!


With a full-on festive theme, including giveaways, fizz, soft drinks and delicious Christmas treats, plus readings from the amazing 15 books, and plenty of opportunities to kick back and enjoy, this is a festive party that is set to become a highlight of the publishing calendar.


Helen Lewis, director and founder of LitPR, which has worked with more than 650 authors/publishers over the past 13 years, says:"There are super-high expectations of our BIG Festive Indie Book Launch following the success of the summer edition in July. We enjoyed the positive buzz around the room, the wonderful feedback from guests and the incredible authors, and got amazing feedback from the guests. Our aim is to create another successful, positive book launch experience for everyone to remember for a long time, with none of the awkwardness of networking events, thanks to the things to do, people to meet, books to discover. Publishing parties can sometimes be a bit dry, book launch events are tricky to orchestrate well, and networking events can leave some of us feeling out of the loop. My team and I will be on hand to ensure that everything runs smoothly, and our goal is that people leave feeling connected, included, and part of our TBR (The Bookish Review) Community."




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Lynn Davis, The Flexible Foodie,Ember Projects/RedDoor, Cookbook


Jessica Taylor-Bearman, A Girl Beyond Closed Doors,Hashtag Press, Non-Fiction, Memoir


Rebecca Ronane, Forward After 50,Independent, Self-Help


Diane Watson, She Can Prosper,Independent, Financial Planning, Budgeting


Rob King, Selling Creativity,Silverwood, Business, Non-Fiction


Camilla Fellas Arnold, Unravelling Inwards: A Journey Of Embracing The

Divine Feminine,Independent, Non-Fiction, Self-Help


Denise Brown, It All Started With A Lie,Hashtag Press, YA, Thriller


Thomas R. Weaver, Artificial Wisdom,Chainmaker Press, Techno-Thriller, Murder Mystery


Martin Venning, The Value of Luck,Matador, Fiction, Legal Thriller


Diana Holbourn, Comedy, Alcohol, Trauma and Games,Windy Seaside Publishing, Teen/Juvenile, Humour, Self-help


Linda Lawrence, Adventures of Bob, Fin and Honeybun,Push Publishing, Illustrated Children's Fiction


Agnes Horvath, Emma and Bob (A holiday that reveals the miracle of life),Self Publishing Partnership, Middle grade, Realistic fiction, Spirituality, Self-help


Julie G Fox & Tzuri King, The Dreamer: The Girl Who Dreamed the War Over,Independently Published, Children's Fiction


Fil Reid, Guinevere: The Road to Avalon,Dragonblade Publishing, Adult Fiction Historical Fiction


Hugo Woolley,Charlotte's War,Silverwood Books, Adult Fiction, Historical


5thDecember 2023


Sixth floor auditorium, Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DT


How do you get on the guest list?
If you're a journalist and would like a press pass please contacthelenlewis@literallypr.comdirectly. If you're happy to RSVP directly: 


Spaces are VERY LIMITED with 200 tickets already allocated, so we'd really appreciate it if you only requested the exact number of tickets of you need, and if you can't make it, please cancel via Eventbrite and give as much notice as you can!






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CPI has offered authors a self-publishing service for more than 20 years. They produce around 2.5 million paperbacks and 300,000 hardbacks a week for a wide range of customers, including many of the UK's leading publishing houses. With a commitment to serving over 1,500 customers, CPI takes immense pride in supporting publishers of all sizes, delivering anything from a single title to extensive print runs of thousands.