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Books by Jo Linsdell

Written and illustrated by Jo Linsdell:

Italian For Tourists: Pocket Edition is a basic guide to the Italian language covering phrases and words most needed by tourists. It includes all the words and phrases a tourist is likely to need during their stay in Italy as well as a pronunciation guide and a map of Italy.

"I have chosen Jo Linsdell's Italian for Tourists paperback as the official Italian language book that will be used by all students that will attend Palm Beach Gardens Community High School adult classes Italian for Tourists. As per my recommendation, aforementioned, is now the official book for said classes, which will be purchased by my private students, my Italian book club social/travel/club members, and the PBGCHS. Congratulations to Jo Linsdell for a fine job!"

A Guide to Weddings in Italy is designed to be a useful tool for anyone planning on getting married, or attending, a wedding in Italy. It contains information about documents needed and types of weddings allowed and Italian wedding proverbs and traditions.

"Good coverage of marriage customs in Italy and paperwork needed to marry in a Catholic Church in Italy. Best advice given is to hire someone on the ground in Italy to ensure all paperwork is completed properly and that patience is needed to deal with the red tape. Because of this book we will begin filing our paperwork asap"

Rhyming text and colourful pictures accompany this fun day out discovering different animals at the zoo. 

"As a mom I can tell you there is no better compliment to a children's book than to have your child say, "read it again" when you finish reading a book. This is exactly what happened when I finished reading Out and About at the Zoo to my 3-year-old."

Fairy May dreams of one day becoming a tooth fairy but she struggles at school and always seems to get things wrong. With hard work and determination Fairy May prepares for her test. Will she realise her dream and become a tooth fairy? 

"Fairy May is a story that will draw in younger children with it's colorful, playful illustrations and clever writing."

Virtual Book Tours are a great way to create a buzz for a new release or to put life back into an older publication. In this book I'll take you through everything you need to know to be able to set up and carry out a successful virtual book tour. 

The book is divided into 4 main sections for easy navigation: 

1) What is a Virtual Book Tour? 

2) How to organise your own tour 

3) Promoting a tour 

4) Useful resources 

You'll find it packed with links, tips, and advice to help make your tour a hit.

"Virtual Book Tour is a must have book for any author or poet that has published a book in the past or plans on publishing one in the future and is wanting information, tips and links that help plan their next Virtual Book Tour…

Jo Linsdell has written some of the greatest ideas, tips and information on how to hold a winning book tour.

I would recommend this book to all my author and poet friends…"


"Because a box is just a box, except when it's not." 

Join in the creative fun as a little boy explains why his box is his favourite toy.

"The Box by Jo Linsdell has all the makings of a favorite children's book: simple,imaginative and fun." 

Are you ready to be Twittertastic? 

Twitter is the most immediate of all social media and allows you to connect with readers and others from the literary industry from all over the world. The fastest growing network with a 44% growth from 2012-2013 Twitter now boosts 255 million monthly active users. 

How to be Twittertastic teaches you what Twitter is and how to use it to build your author brand, connect with readers, and sell more books. 

Learn strategies and tips that will help you leverage your Twitter presence and get the most out of your tweets. 

What's covered: 

• How to set up your profile and personalise it 

• Creating your network 

• Ideas for making the most out of the new features 

• Tweets- Types of content you can share 

• Retweets, hashtags, and other Twitter terminology made simple 
• Twitter etiquette- Dos and Don'ts of the Twitterverse 
• Time savers 
and more... 

How to be Twittertastic is the first book in the Writers and Authors Guide to Social Media series.




"Jo, in her usual manner of clarity and brevity, introduces the reader to the fundamentals of Twittering. How to set things up, how to find people of interest to follow, how to get yourself noticed, WHAT to tweet and where to find content. Also, as is her habit, she includes pages and pages of links and references to get you started on the "but where do I find?" part. You really DO want this one in Kindle format, those hyperlinks are terrific."


The Pendant (#KOSMOS Episode 1) by @jolinsdell
Matthew Smith feels like his life is a mess. Since his dad died he keeps arguing with his mum, is being bullied at school, and has a crush on a girl who doesn't seem to know he's alive. Just when he thinks things couldn't possibly get any worse he finds a strange pendant that changes his life forever.

This is the 1st episode of KOSMOS, a serial fiction of 12 episodes. A new episode of this time travel adventure will be published on the 1st of each month.


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Gunpowder (#KOSMOS Episode 2) by @jolinsdell
Matt finds himself in London. The year is 1605. As he struggles to understand how he got there, he gets caught up in a plot to assassinate King James. Can he find a way to stop the conspirators? Can he find a way back home?

This is the 2nd episode of KOSMOS, a serial fiction of 12 episodes. A new episode of this time travel adventure will be published on the 1st of each month.


Gladiator (#KOSMOS Episode 3) by @jolinsdell
Matt finds himself in ancient Rome during the inaugural games for the Coliseum. Mistaken for a young gladiator, he fights to stay alive whilst searching for a way back home.

This is the 3rd episode of KOSMOS, a serial fiction of 12 episodes. A new episode of this time travel adventure will be published on the 1st of each month. 

Illustrated by Jo Linsdell:

Coming soon:

#ComingSoon Pyramids (#KOSMOS Episode 4) Release date: 1st May 2017
Release date: 1st May 2017

#ComingSoon The Soldier (#KOSMOS Episode 5) Release date: 1st June 2017
Release date: 1st June 2017

#ComingSoon All That Jazz (#KOSMOS Episode 6) Release date: 1st July2017
Release date: 1st July 2017
Release date: 1st August 2017
Release date: 1st September 2017

Release date: 1st October 2017

Release date: 1st November 2017

Release date: 1st December 2017

Release date: 1st January 2018

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