Would you like a unique & customised book?

For a limited period, Coverstory books is offering readers the chance to purchase a unique, one-off copy of a couple of our books. Buy one, and your copy will be the only one of its kind in the world! Here's how it works. You specify the words you would like to appear on your 'special [...]

Updated edition of “The Opposite of Remembering” now available

A very slightly updated version of The Opposite of Remembering is now available from on-line retailers - Waterstones, Amazon, Barnes & Noble - and on order from bookshops. The edits are all relatively minor (the odd word here and there). If you liked At Maunston Quay, then you'll like this! Last week the author posted an extract [...]

This quarter’s newsletter now available

The second issue of our quarterly newsletter is now available. The four-page newsletter contains a general update, a look into the future, highlights three of our publications, and has a full catalogue of all our books. It comes in .pdf format and is emailed to those who have contributed to our books, competitions, anthologies etc. [...]

Facebook’s a nightmare… I’m off!

All Coverstory books posts - as well as those from my personal website - are queued to automatically be posted onto my Facebook pages. However, Facebook has not been posting these since mid-November, and I discover today that I have been blocked by Meta for apparently contravening some random and ignorant algorithmic rule. This happened [...]

Updated editions of two novels now available

Slightly updated editions of two of our novels are now available: On Parliament Hill and A Pattern of Sorts, both by Ian Gouge. These follow on from updated editions of both Secrets & Wisdom and Degrees of Separation. In the next 24-48 hours a new edition of Graeme Ryan's Valley of the Kings will also [...]

Published today! – “Degrees of Separation” by Ian Gouge

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the publication of a slightly updated edition of Degrees of Separation by Ian Gouge. Degrees of Separation was first published in 2018. This new edition has been reformatted to fit our house style; and although it contains a few stylistic changes and corrections, the collection remains true to the [...]

Coming soon – “Edge & Cusp” by Richard Lister

We are delighted to announce the upcoming publication of Edge & Cusp by Richard Lister What lies beyond the familiar and tangible?  In this collection Richard Lister explores what happens at life's edges.  He reflects on how we respond to loss, vulnerability and hope and considers themes of perseverance and grace.  Eileen Casey describes his work as 'rich in [...]

Coming soon – “New Contexts: 4”

We are delighted to announce the upcoming publication of New Contexts: 4 Once again we have been able to harvest an eclectic selection of contemporary poetry and short prose from around the world. Authors in this collection are geographically spread across the United Kingdom and the United States of America, as well as Western Europe [...]

Published today! – “Secrets & Wisdom” by Ian Gouge

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the publication the second edition of Secrets & Wisdom by Ian Gouge. Secrets & Wisdom was first published in 2017 prior to the launch of Coverstory books. This new edition has been reformatted to fit our house style; and although it contains a few stylistic changes and corrections, the [...]

Published today! – “A Little Country” by Julia Usman

Coverstory books is delighted to announce the publication of A Little Country by Julia Usman. This is a story of landscape and community, a way of life descended from Anglo-Saxon and Viking farmers.  It is a story that could belong to anyone who has lived their early years growing up on a modest dairy farm.  [...]