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Teen Novel Wins Book Award!

Teen Novel Wins Book Award!

The Sunshine List by Trudy Adams, published on 1 Oct 17, was awarded 2nd prize in the Young Australian Christian Awards. This book, for teenage girls aged 13-16, deals with many contemporary issues that youth face today. The judges wrote, “A teenage protagonist and her family deal with rising tensions as changing circumstances threaten close family bonds. The narrator’s voice is believable and engaging. Emotions and hopes are revealed in her diary, letters and ‘to-do’ lists. Themes include common contemporary issues such as cyber-bulling, drug abuse and the fragmentation of family relationships. At the end of a complex story that continues to […]

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Have Your Book and Eat It

Have Your Book and Eat It

At Onwards and Upwards we are passionate about seeing the church fed and nourished through the books we publish. Author Andy Black seems to have taken that mandate a step further by literally feeding his book to those who attended the official launch of his autobiography, The Helper. Through his book, its accompanying workbook, and his ministry ‘Work with God’, Andy aims to encourage people to find God’s purpose for their career. Years ago Andy found himself stuck in an Accountancy career that just didn’t seem to fit. He tried to find help from self-improvement and leadership techniques, but it didn’t […]

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Testimonial: “The best results for each client.”

Testimonial: “The best results for each client.”

“I am delighted to express publicly my deep gratitude to Luke Jeffery of the ‘Onwards and Upwards’ team, for his incredibly warm and encouraging help in bringing my life story to the point of publication and distribution in record time. From the beginning of the journey Luke’s friendly manner made our communications a real pleasure. His advice and guidance on every level has been invaluable to me as a first-time author. The O&U team have produced both the original ‘extended narrative’ edition and a skillfully edited second edition of my book that are beyond my wildest dreams. So to any […]

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