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Alexandra-Rose and Her Icy Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

Title: Alexandra-Rose and Her Icy Cold Toes Author: Monique Mulligan Genre: Fiction Publisher: Serenity Press Published: May 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 34 Price: $14.99 Synopsis: Alexandra Rose has ice-cold toes and she knows the best way to warm them up. But will her family like her foot-warming, wake-up-fast idea as much as she does? Fergus… Continue reading Alexandra-Rose and Her Icy Cold Toes by Monique Mulligan

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Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

Title: Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women Author: Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington Genre: Fairy tales, Fantasy, Publisher: Serenity Press Published: 1st May 2020 Format: Hardcover Pages: 120 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: An enchanting collection of little-known fairy tales about young women who prevail because of their kindness and compassion… Continue reading Snow White and Rose Red: And Other Tales of Kind Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

Due to recent events, many Australian authors have had to cancel book launches and festival appearances. For some, this means new novels, series continuations and debut novels are heading into this scary, strange world without much publicity or attention. The good news is, you can still buy books – online or get your local bookstore… Continue reading Isolation Publicity with Kate Forsyth and Lorena Carrington

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Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington

Title: Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women Author:  Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington Genre: Fairy tales, children’s literature Publisher: Serenity Press Published: 14th December 2017 Format: Hardcover Pages: 100 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: For many young women, the only fairy-tales they know are the ones that have been retold by Walt… Continue reading Vasilisa the Wise and Other Tales of Brave Young Women by Kate Forsyth and Illustrated by Lorena Carrington

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Small Publisher Spotlight: Serenity Press

In 2012, Karen McDermott founded a vanity press called Inner Light Publishing which, in 2014, became Serenity Press, with Karen as its Creative Director. Current Editorial Director Monique Mulligan first worked on the Serenity Romance imprint, before joining the publisher full time in 2016 when it became a company. Serenity Press’s mission? To create “beautiful… via… Continue reading Small Publisher Spotlight: Serenity Press