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Personalize your life

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Let's get personal with these customizable items! Whether it's for you or your significant other, personalized and customizable items are a lot of fun! They allow you to create memories, form anecdotes and explore your creative side. Also, if you're in a long distance relationship, customized keepsakes are a great way to feel like you and your boo are connected, no matter how far away you guys might be.

Star in a classic novel

Friday, September 28, 2012

Now, we hate to make massive sweeping statements but we're assuming that your life probably is not worthy of a novel. As much as you might enjoy your weekends, they're not really going to keep anyone turning the pages with manic fury.

It's all about you

Monday, June 4, 2012
Design your own T-shirts? So 1990s. The age of the web means the Age of Customisation, in which you can star in anything – movie posters, pop videos, even animated TV talk shows – for a price. Choose your vanity project, find an appropriate website and presto! you can order a movie poster of yourself standing beside Arnie and Sly in The Expendables, or create an avatar of yourself appearing on a Jay Leno-style American chat show.

But what could be more personal than being a central figure in your own romance novel – even a classic like Wuthering Heights or Pride and Prejudice

Staycation Valentine breaks?

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Voyager: novel way to be romantic; world's largest glass-bottom hotel pool; surf from Hammersmith

U Star Personalized Romance Novel: Indecent In Italy

Friday, January 15, 2010
U Star is a series of personalized romance novel with themes ranging from light romance to racier erotic where you and your significant other (or celebrity) star in a romantic or erotic adventure.

The Forces Sexy Novel

Thursday, January 14, 2010
Our friends at U Star Novels are letting us create our own racy novel - and we're going to give it away as a unique prize! To win it, just join in and help create it. All emails and texts will go into a lucky dip draw.

'Our saucy Christmas gifts to our brave soldiers'

Sunday, December 20, 2009
While their brave men serve their country, these Army WAGs cheer them up with sexy and very personal presents...

Express your love with these Christmas ideas

Monday, December 14, 2009
When asked what she wanted for Christmas, R&B singer Rihanna told a British television interviewer that she wants some “great food and great sex.” The latter may be a little hard to wrap, but how about a gift that may just lead to some greatness in that department?

Gift Guide For Kids

Thursday, December 10, 2009

TODAY's gift guide continues... This morning we bring you the very best items for your kids this Christmas.

Australia's first personalised novel specialist, U Star Novels, has created the perfect stocking filler for Christmas, offering a range of Classic romance, children's and horror novels that can be personalised for you and your family to star in.

Appear In A Romance Novel

Sunday, November 29, 2009
If sex sells, and romance sells, it only makes sense that a sexy personalized romance novel will sell, too.
That's what Katie Olver and her partner, Jon Reader, thought when they began U Star Novels in 2006.

How To Star In Your Own Romance Novel

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A personalized romance novel makes you and your partner the stars of a steamy plot.

Maybe you and your partner don't feel like the stars of a steamy romance every night, but that could all change. The personalized romance novel trend is gaining ground, and if you're looking for an unconventional (and financially feasible) stocking stuffer, this might the perfect treat. Romance On A Budget
Here, three top personalized romance publishers and the details to decide which is best for you and honey this holiday season.

U Star Novels Launches Personalized Classic Books for Christmas

Friday, November 13, 2009
Classic Novels starring you, your family, fri or co-workers make affordable original gifts for the person who has everything – now they can Star in a Classic like Dracula, Sherlock Holmes or A Christmas Carol.

The Sexiest Gifts Ever

Friday, November 6, 2009
Indulge, seduce, enjoy. Whether you're looking to spice things up in the sack or just want a delicious way to relax, here are the most scintillating presents this season.

Holiday Entertainment and Culture Gifts over $20 for 2009 - For Those That Can't Wait!

Sunday, November 1, 2009
UStar Novels have developed a series of specially crafted personalized adventure romance novels that will see you and your lover entwined into a steamy love story of exotic romance and spine tingling adventure.


Sunday, October 25, 2009

SAUCY army wives are keeping the home fires burning with steamy personalised novels backed by tycoon Duncan Bannatyne.

Soldiers get personalised books from wives

Thursday, October 15, 2009
 A publisher which sells personalised novels says it has seen a huge rise in the number of books ordered by saucy army wives.

Ego-readers make a name for themselves

Thursday, October 15, 2009
It's hardly My Very Own Fairytale, in which your nipper's name is inserted into a book's narrative so they become the hero, whether they're slaying the dragon or helping Santa to deliver his gifts. More a sauce-filled, personalised journey into the heart of Mills and Boon. U Star Novels is just part of a growing trend in which adults can log on to a website (in this case, insert their name, that of a friend or paramour and – voilà – they become the central character in a romantic novel. Sample text: "Marmaduke's tongue found the chocolate on his cheek...he scooped two fingers into the ice cream and daubed Sheherazade's nose".

Star In Your Very Own Erotic Novel!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
 OK, so maybe I don’t have a future as a writer of romantic novels (and pardon my French, by the way), but I just got so carried away imagining a page from my soon-to-be published, customized erotic novel created by UStar Books and Novels. Yes, correct. You can create a novel starring youtailor-made to contain all of your most personal tastes and erotic desires. So perfect because it appeals to my romanticism and narcissism, all at once!

A heartbreaking tale of staggering romance

Sunday, October 4, 2009
THIS being October, you are doubtless gearing up for the holiday season.You bought lots of decorative jingle-jangle during Christmas in July. Now it's time for Overkill in October, that deluded month in which you vow that this year, your gifts will all be deeply personal.

Celebrity Lifestyle Gifts

Thursday, October 1, 2009
Fancy reading a story about you and the man of your dreams? Well, that's exactly what you can do by creating your own personalised adventure novel.

Be the star of your very own adventure story

Monday, June 22, 2009

Using bespoke computer software, the business publishes a range of books that insert the customer’s name into the lead role – so you can be the dashing adventurer or damsel in distress. Other personal facts and information can also be included.

Olver and Reader claim that U Star is the only UK company offering this service. For Reader, this is a sign of a big opportunity, rather than a sign that no other publisher thinks there is money in it.

Literary Fantasy (Literally!)

Friday, March 20, 2009
 You know how they make all those children's books, where you can specify your child's name, age, favorite color, etc., and then you receive a personalized picture book? The idea has grown up, with personalized romance and erotic novels from


Thursday, March 12, 2009
 PUBLISHING may be wheezing, but the romance novel just keeps blowing up.

Sex Files

Thursday, February 12, 2009
 Grasping the small of her back, he leaned in and pressed his lips to hers. She could taste the marvellous sweetness of his breath and, filled with desire, she couldn't stop herself from pressing herself closer to him.

She could feel her body buzzing with the electric energy passing between them. Far more passionate than any Hollywood screen kiss, she thought. Then, another idea came, this one both tempting and frightening at once. Might she be in love? She wondered.

Single Shot: Woo your beloved without breaking the bank

Thursday, February 12, 2009
 Between the covers

Looking for something a bit more novel? Perhaps chest-heavingly, bodice-rippingly so? For about $40 you and your beloved can become the smoldering-eyed stars of your very own adventure romance novel, courtesy If you'd prefer something a bit more fantastic, you can have yourself written into the swoon-worthy arms of your favorite celeb (paging Jon Hamm!).

Web Firm Offers Novel Approach To Romance

Thursday, February 12, 2009
 The Web site U Star Novels lets customers take a starring role in their own tailored romance novels. The company asks customers to fill in personal details about themselves and their partners, then choose from stock titles such as Fever in France. This week alone, the company has processed more than 1,500 orders for individualized romances novels, which sell for $40.

The Book Bench

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Turn your love life into a romance novel

Monday, February 9, 2009
Launched in October 2006, U Star Novels is the only purveyor of personalised rose-tinted literature in Britain. Founder Katie Olver set up the business after searching for something to give her sister-in-law.

My frugal valentine

Sunday, February 8, 2009
Hopeless romantics with hefty wallets may spend Valentine's Day in bliss, proffering sparkling jewelry to demonstrate the brilliance of their affection, dining in a cozy restaurant or snuggled up at a weekend hideaway.

Personalized Romance Books

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

UStar Novels Let You Customize Your Lust Between the Covers


I'd love to give my husband something personal for his birthday

Monday, September 1, 2008
I'd love to give my husband something personal for his birthday, but am struggling to think of anything imaginative.  Have you got any Ideas?

Personalized books: Ustarnovels

Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Being the star in your own novel. It’s reading with a twist. It’s the latest in a range of ‘personalized’ services that the internet offers. The business idea of co-founder Katie Olver won the 2006 Start-up Award for business plan of the year, before the company was even in business.

Personalised novels are a real success story

Tuesday, June 3, 2008
When Katie Olver, co-founder of Ustar Novels, wanted a personalised book to give to a friend as a birthday present, the only ones she could find that were not aimed at children were produced by a company in the United States.

Star In A Sexy Book

Friday, February 1, 2008
 Here;s your chance to sleep with Kelly Brook or page 3's Keeley

Star in your own steamy novel

Friday, February 9, 2007
 The service by U Star Novels ( lets you and the fantasy star of your choice feature in a fill-in-the-blanks love story set in a romantic location such as 'Indecent Italy' or 'Sizzling Spain'.

Loaded & Lush

Friday, February 2, 2007
 Today is Groundhog Day, when the fat little critters come out of their hibernation to check if it really is spring. Us Londoners aren't much different. February 2nd is when everyone looks up from their computers, and starts to genuinely panic about Valentine's Day.

Turn your lover's life into a passionate page-turner

Thursday, February 1, 2007
 It doesn’t matter how extravagant the box of chocolates and flowers you planned to buy are, they spell out a clear message: I left this to the last minute. If you want to get into your partner’s good books (amongst other things), think outside the box and make them the star of their own literary romantic fantasy.

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