Gingercat and Cava Books

Author and Publisher News and Events
Authors featured: Penny Ingham and Val Harris

Events in 2013


16th April
Val Harris
Book Launch
The Song the Waves Sing
Waterstone's Bookstore, Farnham

Events in 2011

Saturday, 5th February
Penny Ingham
Waterstone's - Camberley, Surrey
From 11.00am

Saturday, 12th March
Penny Ingham
Waterstone's – The Brooks, Winchester, Hants
From 11.00am

Saturday, 11th June
Joint book signing – Val Harris and Penny Ingham
Waterstone's – Camberley, Surrey
From 11.00am

Thursday, 27th October
HARMAN'S CROSS - Literary Luncheon
Val was invited to talk to the guests about writing and publishing. It was
a super event, generously hosted and attended, and a pleasure to meet so
many enthusiastic readers.

Events in 2010

February 2010
The View From Here an online magazine featured an article about
Gingercat/Cava Books (view in archived material)

13th February
Sea Creatures Book signing for Val at Bolingbroke Bookshop Battersea
as a result of the Exclusively Independent selection

27th February
Book signing for Val at Waterstone’s, Alton to promote her new book, Sea Creatures

March 2010
5 – 7 March
Val attends Faber Academy historical writing course in Chipping Norton
tutored by Tracy Chevalier and Louise Doughty.

11th March
Penny Ingham, Cava Books latest author, launches The King’s Daughter,
at Waterstone’s Alton on 11th March.

12th March
Penny was interviewed by Richard Garfield of the Basingstoke Gazette and an article will be appearing on Monday 22nd March.

19th March
We have had news that The King’s Daughter will be an editors choice featured in the May issue of Historical Novels Review (the magazine for the Historical Novels Society).

20th March
Val attends Independent Publishers Guild conference
and Independent Publishing Awards dinner.

27th March
Val will be signing her new book Sea Creatures at Haslemere Bookshop from 11.00am-2.00am.

3rd April
Val has received a very good review for Sea Creatures from The Bookbag,
an online review company. The King’s Daughter has also been reviewed by The Bookbag.
See both reviews online at:

19-21 April
Gingercat/Cava Books were at the London Book Fair on the IPG stand.
We had lots of visits and a small drinks party at midday on Tuesday to meet the authors,
Penny Ingham and Val Harris.

May 2010
This month sees the start of a book signing tour by Val promoting Sea Creatures
and Penny promoting The King’s Daughter.

1 May - Penny will be at Waterstone’s, Alton
8th May - Penny will be at Waterstone’s, Farnham
22nd May - Val will be at Waterstone’s, Farnham

3rd May
Gingercat/Cava Books and authors Val and Penny will be signing books
and hosting a stall at The Haslemere Charter Fair from midday onwards.

The Editors Choice historical novel society review for The King’s Daughter,
will be appearing in the May edition and also online at their website.

Penny Ingham will be signing copies of her debut novel
The King's Daughter at the following stores:

29th May
Waterstone's, Newbury from 11.00am - 1.00pm

5th June
Waterstone's, Reading Oracle Centre, from 11.00am-1.00pm

12th June
Waterstone's, Ram's Walk, Petersfield from 11.00am-1.00pm

In July, Val and Penny will be supporting Oxfam World Book Celebrations by
signing their books at the following stores:

3rd July
Penny will be at Oxfam Bookstore, Winchester from 11.00am

6th July
Val will be at Oxfam Bookstore, Farnham from 11.00am

Also in July, Val will be at the following bookshops signing copies of Sea Creatures and her other published titles.

10th July
Waterstone’s, Guildford (North Street branch) from 11.00am

31st July
Waterstone’s, Newbury from 11.00am.


Booksigning dates for Penny Ingham

7th August
The Little Green Dragon Bookshop in Alton from 11.00am

14th August
Waterstone’s in Basingstoke from 11.00am

21st August 2010
Barton's Bookshop, Leatherhead
Val will be signing her books at this independent bookshop
between 11.00am and 1.00pm.


22nd September
Talk at The Curtis Museum in Alton, Hampshire by Penny Ingham.
Penny will be talking about her debut novel: The King's Daughter, a
novel about Elflaede, daughter of King Alfred the Great of Wessex, as well
as discussion about that period.

7.30pm in The Allen Gallery – tickets and information available from
The Curtis Museum Tel 01420 82802.


Penny Ingham will be signing copies of her 2010 debut novel: The King's
Daughter at the following Waterstones stores from 11.00am - 1.00pm:

2nd October - Petersfield
16th October - Godalming
30th October - Basingstoke
6th November - Alton
27th November - Farnham

20th October
Penny Ingham will be signing copies of The King's Daughter
at University of Surrey Bookshop, Guildford from 12.30 - 2.30

13th November
Val Harris will be signing copies of her novels at Waterstone's Guildford
North Street Branch from 11.00am - 1.00pm



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