Hey there book lovers, check out some of the latest publications from Quacks Books!
We’ve always said that there’s no quiet day here at Quacks Books, and that’s especially true with our friends over at Quacks Books. Being at the forefront of self-publishing, their recent projects are a testament not just to the team’s dedication, but also to the creativity, hard work, and passion of their incredible authors. Today, we’re thrilled to give you a sneak peek into some of the wonders they’ve been cooking up!
1. ‘To Style or Not to Style’ by Michael Sessions
Dive into the evolution of letters, starting with the Phoenicians’ 22-letter alphabet. Sessions masterfully illustrates the art of book design, drawing from York’s book heritage since 1509/10 and Quacks Books’ rich legacy since 1703. Engage with discussions on luminaries like Baskerville, Chagall, and Laurence Sterne. It’s a delightful read for design enthusiasts, history buffs, and everyone in between!
2. ‘All Shall be Well’ by Richard Essberger
In the gripping backdrop of the 1930s, Essberger weaves a tale of love, danger, and intrigue. As Mary and Josef’s love story unfolds against the backdrop of WWII, we’re taken on a thrilling journey from London to Austria. Josef’s haunting past, filled with dark secrets and looming threats, promises to keep readers on the edge of their seats. A beautiful blend of historical events and fictional imagination, this novel is a testament to love’s endurance in the face of adversity.
3. Retrospective Essays on Bretton House College, Wakefield
For those of us who value educational history, Quacks Books offers a deep dive into the legacy of Bretton Hall College. This collection brims with nostalgia, memories, and a profound understanding of Sir Alec Clegg’s educational vision. Dive in and relive the days when Bretton Hall was the beacon of educational innovation and a source of pride for many.
4. Sundry Poems by Dr. Mary Munro-Hill
Brace yourselves, poetry lovers! Dr. Mary Munro-Hill, our beloved “Quanglican,” has been harnessing her passion for languages and theology into beautiful verses. As she nears her 80th milestone, we get the privilege to be part of her poetic journey. From her academic pursuits to her soulful poems, Mary’s contributions are bound to leave an indelible mark on our hearts.
The latest offerings from Quacks Books are as diverse as they are enchanting. Whether you’re in the mood for romance, history, education, or poetry, there’s something here for everyone. We’re absolutely buzzing with excitement, and we think you will be too. So, happy reading and let’s keep celebrating the magic of stories!