Beachy Books

Beachy Books is an independent book publisher. We offer traditional book publishing for authors in the UK, including Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Kent, East Sussex and the South East.

We also offer publishing services to individuals, authors, community groups, projects, schools, colleges and businesses. We can also help you self publish a book or independently publish a book.

Do you have a book in you? Do you want to be published? Read more about this in Get Published! then please get in contact so we can help you make a splash!

Scroll down to see what’s just washed ashore, check out our author and publisher events, then browse our Beachy Bookshop or swim with us on social media @BeachyBooks via Twitter or Facebook or Instagram.

Just Washed Ashore

Beachy Books is very excited to announce the publication of Personae Vectenses – Isle of Wight Notables by Phillip Armitage. The book is filled with 246 short biographies of ‘notable’ people who lived on the Isle of Wight, or were born there, and who had a wider impact on society. From Queen Victoria to Alan Titchmarsh! Order now on Amazon (ignore any out of stock messages as books are printed on demand) or with other online retailers, or shop local if you are on the Isle of Wight. Read news about the book here for more info.

Are you hooked?

Sandy Poetry

Have a look at Sandy Kealty’s first book of published poetry, The Mermaid is Unimpressed which is filled with reflective and personal poems to enjoy alone or read aloud. Discover your inner mermaid now…

My mermaid floated idly, only just below the surface,
hair spread out like unravelled rope.

Are you hooked?



Beachy Books Publishes Personae Vectenses – 246 Short Biographies of Isle of Wight ‘Notables’ from Queen Victoria to Alan Titchmarsh

Beachy Books is very proud to announce the publication of Personae Vectenses: Isle of Wight Notables by Phillip Armitage (ISBN: 978-1-9997283-2-8) This book, affectionately known internally as ‘PV’ or ‘The Blue Book’ has been the passion project of Isle of Wight-born Phillip Armitage for some twelve years. In his own words, Phillip explains: ‘… I …

Beachy Books Publishes First Poetry Volume — The Mermaid is Unimpressed by Sandy Kealty

I’m pleased to announce that Beachy Books has published the first new book on our rebranded imprint. Poet, performer and musician, Sandy Kealty, is hoping to make a splash with her first book of published poetry called The Mermaid is Unimpressed. The Mermaid is Unimpressed is filled with 29 poems that Sandy has written over …