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melissa cox @mmdotcox London, England

into books, but not, like, a nerd about it | publishing fiction + non-fiction @coronetbooks | sporadic tinyletter Beauty by the Book | she/her

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Joined Twitter 2/9/09


@sarahshaffi I went with one of my faves. Sexy Stranger/Settle for Me and the Guacamole Vegan. https://t.co/9wQMKPqRXM @KatyjaMoran It makes no sense to me. I must know more about this mystery jam!!Has anyone ever seen this jam varietal in the wild? I cannot imagine what it tastes like and I MUST know. https://t.co/5suMf87yCVThe book would make a terrific Christmas present and is out now from @CoronetBooks https://t.co/jAN0kW01uaI feel unbelievably lucky that @FaneProductions and @mariagluc were able to pair @Racheldoesstuff and @BeeBabs to… https://t.co/bFdqiUjbNB @Taffyagent I was just talking to my mum last night about my beloved Nan's love of a prawn ring at Christmas...! @FaneProductions @sarahshaffi I’m extremely emotional rn! @milla_reed this...has made me unhappy @katherine_heiny Oh goodness me, there you are! I'm very excited, as you can see... @gemma_cooper @mollykh Congratulations Molly! @tombonnick @georgeisediting @JezzaTrev I want to go to a book party where there's a bartender serving not just cha… https://t.co/2npjvpgJri @georgeisediting @JezzaTrev @tombonnick I can tell I’ve not had dinner yet because I think it looks, if not tasty, then...edible @bakingfiction @tombonnick I have such a craving for egg salad now... and I’m not really even sure what is in it. @MJPockle In most films? Yes. In a Nora film?? NEVER! @georgeisediting @tombonnick That sounds delicious and much better than the Molded Egg Salad that I think it might be. @bakingfiction @tombonnick Apparently it is a Jewish recipe! This makes total sense?? @paul_haine Oh here he is, the film guy @iucounu I think so too, but I’m so disconcerted by the ...stiffness @tombonnick But it is SO yellow!!!Really worried that people don’t immediately recognise this image, and therefore the film it is from, the way I do.… https://t.co/Kpr2d3ayww @bakingfiction Inquiring minds WANT TO KNOWTwitter, help me out. What IS this, the dish that the caviar is garnishing?? https://t.co/REklh8wlzl @mynameiscal @bakingfiction Something relevant to today! Like the Luddite movement in 19th century England!WE CAN’T WAIT!!!! 📚✨💕 https://t.co/SUMmuk3YyW
Retweeted by melissa cox @mynameiscal this was a joke but I feel like maybe you'll be worried that I've forgotten your name!!!!!!!!! @bakingfiction question: what is the caviar garnishing please? Some sort of...egg mayonnaise jelly??? @mynameiscal carl are you ok @bakingfiction I've got it on RIGHT NOW!!...children's bookshop owner. Some curse! https://t.co/gAzb9Puh1Y @iucounu don't talk about yourself that way! @iucounu I like that, it sounds very George Jetson.Heading into the weekend like https://t.co/dRGItTMvJy @jamesu87 @JamesDall_ “Weirdly”??? With those INCREDIBLE songs?? And the way Martin Freeman says “MISTER POPPY” I d… https://t.co/Nc967NPgHl @JamesDall_ Hahaha, first of all, I experience zero guilt. I THOROUGHLY enjoyed The Holiday Calendar. Obviously Chr… https://t.co/c0iKtIY92XBest thing you can do to support an author is pre-order their book, and it’s also a brilliant present for your futu… https://t.co/dOaTixD4o9Just used my plus points to pre-order the new Katherine Heiny, out next April, from Waterstones. Single. Carefree.… https://t.co/tvYbFeDh6t @lickedspoon @MichaelJBooks @BOOKISH_HQ @thebookseller Oh WONDERFUL news, I can't wait!I’m about halfway through @Racheldoesstuff’s book and man do I just need to take a deep breath and sigh dramaticall… https://t.co/rd7dPaDoAG
Retweeted by melissa cox @acaseforbooks Incredible eye make-up here 🤌🏽 @DavidHHeadley Wonderful, wonderful news!! @sophiemissing @DauntBooksPub Wonderful news! Congratulations Sophie! @mushenska Congratulations pal!!I'm so excited that the next stop on my virtual book tour will be spending a night in with my friends in the UK and… https://t.co/EfKjqlKApG
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12/4
2020
@bronzebygold SameA pig called Charlotte!!OK, how do I get THIS life https://t.co/RWES3J8zb6 @bigmouthedwoman I had to scroll past a year of shopping lists and itemised to do lists for when I’m depressed and… https://t.co/oPl4qyUtj7 @MariliaSavvides THE LAST ONEWe have 100,000 donations to the Hartlepool Giving Tree! 🥳😱 We can't thank everyone involved enough. The organise… https://t.co/gHRXVAhuyT
Retweeted by melissa coxEXCITINGLY - I amtaking part in the @BronteParsonage live lounge on Dec 10th to talk about @brontemysteries & all t… https://t.co/uhE5alNLyt
Retweeted by melissa coxIt's true, our final #Bronte Lounge guest of 2020 is @rowancoleman - or should that be @brontemysteries ....? Ticke… https://t.co/5Muh6yjLqy
Retweeted by melissa coxFor pitching all things non-fiction, from memoir and travel to popular science, a session with @Joelle_o of… https://t.co/oLfLyzsK1K
Retweeted by melissa coxDIY PUBLICITY. Award-winning publicist Maria Garbutt-Lucero (@mariagluc) gives us the lowdown on all things publici… https://t.co/ofNfH3A5Ws
Retweeted by melissa coxGuys, this website is breaking my heart, God forgive me if I’m ever ungrateful 🥺🥺. You can buy less fortunate kids… https://t.co/p8bUQ3YqXZ
Retweeted by melissa coxNearly finished SOMEDAY AT CHRISTMAS by @lizzie_byron and I truly never want it to end 😭❤️ If you need a heart-war… https://t.co/PfOS3PrkOY
Retweeted by melissa coxI can't count how many recommendations I've seen for @lizzie_byron's Someday at Christmas, so this morning I bought… https://t.co/LliNboTdGf
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12/3
2020
@jackfaulkner Yeah that’s it isn’t it. Also it has revealed to me that I follow a huge number of people that I don’t really care about...Fleets are not catching on are they @LittleToller @Bookywookydooda Ohhhh it looks HEAVENLYHere’s a little video. Feeling pretty chuffed about this wild and crazy idea of opening a bookshop.… https://t.co/SlFqwUdOPj
Retweeted by melissa coxjust £10 can get a book to a child spending this Christmas in care, away from their family. If you know what books… https://t.co/8un9LimYLXIf, like me, you are eagerly planning your Christmas reading and daydreaming about all the books you'll finally cat… https://t.co/XgeNMKeE5T @SophieHJonathan @Alison_Edits Sophie, I hate to be that person but I don't suppose you could spare one in my direc… https://t.co/uqRK5pH3ZT @Alison_Edits This is the most perfect and ideal of reading situations and I am thrilled for you.exactly me to an embarrassing degree https://t.co/SACc5O2cR4Deep in my feelings at bookshop posts on Instagram where doors are opening and lights are going on. Keep safe, book… https://t.co/pXGmdQSETR @maryanneharring @victoriajhobbs @PublicityBooks @TinderPress @amyperky Congratulations! I really am thrilled for you all!I am in shambles. We live in the cruelest society https://t.co/j0f6wmpQhD
Retweeted by melissa cox @Waterstones Wonderful choice!Scrolling through twitter late at night, hoping to find out a nugget of news? You've struck gold. And unusually for… https://t.co/txNOCcZ4iZ
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12/2
2020
@everdecreasing Oh THANK YOU! You cannot know how happy this makes me, honestly!! @ClaraVulliamy @AlisonStockham @milenawiddowson @ShirleyHughes_ Oh you are far too kind!!x @ClaraVulliamy @AlisonStockham @milenawiddowson @ShirleyHughes_ You can interrupt any time Clara!! ❤️ @emotionalpedant There’s some kind of genius in the lyric “it’s the first time ever Christmas Eve”A complete bargain! This book will bring so much joy and warmth into your life. https://t.co/UkzTR0L6sY
Retweeted by melissa coxThis is such a lovely book and a bargain 99p for all you kindle readers 💗 https://t.co/KIo9Ngqa4B
Retweeted by melissa coxI read Someday at Christmas in the bath last week while drinking port and eating mince pies and let me tell you, it… https://t.co/A4VHablaTV
Retweeted by melissa coxThis is a very fun read of you want a bit of loveliness in this year of, well, everything else https://t.co/vHR6LlAqDa
Retweeted by melissa coxDecember tidings my friends! Someday at Christmas by Lizzie Byron is on a Kindle deal for the whole month, meaning… https://t.co/zQVgfLQwyT @TimLihoreau thank you for KNOWING that this year is exceptional and we need a full hour of Christmas music to kick… https://t.co/z0PoXBSvtk @JaneMunro59 @OmaOma43 Oh it’s beautiful, I’ll have to track this version down!it is december 1st. this means only one thing........ ₘₑᵣᵣy cₕᵣᵢₛₜₘₐₛ https://t.co/EIUlWBD2ez
Retweeted by melissa coxCannot believe that I have been blessed by the queen during her most powerful season https://t.co/vdJr0a7DNm
Retweeted by melissa coxAPPLICATIONS OPEN TODAY! Brush up on your writing and get your application to us by 31st January to be in with a ch… https://t.co/iPedfB5sHM
Retweeted by melissa cox @ClassicFM @TimLihoreau An annual highlight!
12/1
2020
There’s something very weird about feeding a cake booze from a teaspoon. I feel like I’m in a Victorian orphanage. @Joelle_o 😶 @jounwin You are not alone in either of these things. @KeepsKeys I think apples would be just about right actually. @Ankaman616 Carl.👉🏽👈🏽 https://t.co/IeUnmKBjDnI am SO happy it is the anchovy episode #nigella @milenawiddowson I feel like either you get this description or you don’t!!I also enjoy going past windows in apartment blocks where you can see half a dozen solitary at home workers lit onl… https://t.co/Vc4YBf2PidThe streets are dim but not dark, all the colours are muted, except the orangey glow from people’s homes where you… https://t.co/kebxSoT95XI’ve finally found my motivation to go for a walk each day: I leave the house at Shirley Hughes Hour, which is the… https://t.co/M0wqkOmTcr @jackfaulkner My dream job tbhScreaming at the swing in my book purchasing from October (bottom row) to November (top row) https://t.co/J2CYpWTyFu @sarahshaffi I want to buy more nowIt’s that time of year again... https://t.co/VFWNXke3f6
11/30
2020

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