About Us

Welcome to the Turnaround Blog!

Turnaround has been distributing books into the UK and overseas markets since 1984. As you can imagine, everyone who works here is a veritable book-nut. Hundreds of new books pass through our hands every month, in pretty much every genre you can think of (and some you probably can’t).

We’re incredibly enthusiastic about everything that comes with pages. We spend a lot of the working day talking about books, writing about books, making lists of books, taking pictures of books and going to bookish events.

The Turnaround Blog is a place to share all this with you, whether you’re a publisher, bookseller, reviewer or a general book lover. We post everything from reviews to lists, essays to photos – pretty much anything that relates to the book industry, the amazing titles we work with and/or the people who make them.

Who will be posting?
The blog is mainly run by Turnaround’s marketing team, with the occasional guest post from authors, publishers and booksellers.


Blog photo jenn

Jenn: Ex-bookseller, current Marketing Manager. Turnarounder since October 2014. Likes fiction, queer pulp, feminist comics and camp discos.  Find me on Twitter at @hoppers4ever.

Blog Photo Leo

Leo: Turnaround’s in house geek since 2011. Ardent comic reader and aspiring comic writer.  Find me @leosutherland for mumblings about comics, video games, cartoons and other stuff.


Sarah M: Part of the gang since 2016. Obsessed about animals, keen equestrian lady, and a shameful food junkie (namely chocolate). I delight in reading fantasy, modern faerie tales, science fiction, YA & psychological crime thrillers. Aspires to be a full time cat one day.. or writer, whichever comes first. Tu-whit tu-Whoo me @sarah_mather_15


Rachel:  Competitive tea-drinker. New to publishing, old hand when it comes to books. Reader of fiction, essays, London stuff. Available for consultations @doctor_darling


Clare: Publishing newbie, social media extraordinaire, not a murderer. Likes books about angry women, travel and food. Ask me about Lana Del Rey @whatsittoclare

Ben: Marketing team new guy trying my best at being a writer. Likes anything with lasers, dragons or both. Twitter currently in beta, don’t ask me for a release date…

For more information on Turnaround Publisher Services, our books and our publishers, visit our website.

And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, like our Facebook page and see what we’re up to on Instagram and Pinterest!

7 comments on “About Us

  1. dogpig7
    March 23, 2016

    Thank you for posting your review of my new book, The Zone Continuum.

    Liked by 1 person

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