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Catherine Cho to join Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency

Catherine Cho will join the Madeleine Milburn Literary, TV & Film Agency as an additional agent in the adult fiction and non-fiction department later this month. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 16:05:38 UTC ]
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Soft Kids, Adult Fiction Sales Drop Units 0.8% in Early December

Declines in adult fiction and juvenile fiction and nonfiction offset a 7.6% increase in adult nonfiction sales, resulting in a 0.8% drop in unit sales of print books for the week ended Dec. 8, 2018, compared to the similar week last year at outlets the report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holly Bourne | 'The most important thing to me as a writer of fiction—oddly enough—is to tell the truth'

The YA author’s first venture into adult fiction could find a wide readership, finds Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador wins Millwood Hargrave’s adult bow

Award-winning children’s author Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s first foray into adult fiction has gone to Picador for a significant six-figure sum after a “hotly contested” 13-publisher auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vallance signs first adult thriller with Sphere

Sphere has signed Jessica Vallance's first adult fiction novel ahead of London Book Fair, an "addictive" psychological thriller. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacaranda pledges to publish 20 black British writers in 2020

Jacaranda Books, in partnership with Words of Colour Productions, has launched an initiative to publish 20 Black British writers in the year 2020 across adult fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac splashes seven figures on Clare's first adult fiction

Pan Macmillan has acquired two books from fantasy author Cassandra Clare in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency

Adult fiction and a middle-grade environmentally engaging series are on Evangelia Avloniti's list in the run-up to Frankfurt Book Fair. The post Agency Rights Update: Athens’ Ersilia Literary Agency appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Big Week for Adult Fiction

At outlets that report to NPD BookScan, total unit sales were 8% higher in the week ended May 14, 2017, than in the comparable week last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bestselling Books of 2016

Books by Paula Hawkins, Bill O'Reilly, and J.K. Rowling topped the 2016 bestseller charts for adult fiction and nonfiction, and for children's books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Perry joins S&S as editorial director of adult fiction

Anne Perry is set to join Simon & Schuster UK as editorial director of adult fiction from her role as commissioning editor at Hodder. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside 2015’s Category Bestsellers

Hollywood, perennial bestsellers, and publishing powerhouses were the engines behind the 2015 bestsellers in many categories on the adult fiction and nonfiction sides, with several of PW’s category bestseller lists looking a lot like greatest-hits compilations. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling Books of 2015

Harper Lee, Marie Kondo, and Jeff Kinney topped the print bestseller lists in 2015 for adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and juvenile books, respectively. Here are the 20 bestselling books of the year in each of those categories. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Harry Potter illustrated editions spell rising sales for Bloomsbury

Publisher also has high hopes for its 2015 fiction list, which includes new novels from William Boyd and Margaret AtwoodHarry Potter has conjured up another year of wizard sales for Bloomsbury, helping the publisher to ride out a decline in income from adult fiction.Sales of the boy wizard’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record year for children’s

Led by hits from David Walliams, Jeff Kinney and Egmont’s Minecraft stable, the UK children’s market hit an all-time high in revenue and market share in 2014, and exceeded sales of Adult Fiction for the first time since accurate records began. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales of printed books fall by more than £150m in five years

New figures from Nielsen BookScan show continuing decline since 2009 as more and more readers migrate to ebooksPrint sales of adult fiction have declined by over £150m since 2009, new figures show, as ebooks take an increasingly large bite out of the market.A review of 2014 from book sales... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ashby promoted at HC

Martha Ashby has been promoted to editor of commercial women's fiction at HarperCollins. Ashby started at the publisher in 2012 as assistant editor, after five years at Orion, including three in non-fiction. She has worked with authors including Cecelia Ahern and Beatriz Williams, and in 2013... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flanagan and Macdonald on Waterstones shortlist

Man Booker Prize winner The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Samuel Johnson Prize winner H is for Hawk are amongst the titles competing to win the Waterstones Book of the Year 2014. There are eight titles this year on the shortlist, voted for by Waterstones’ booksellers– three adult fiction,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Adult Matures

When book blogger Georgia McBride and St. Martin’s Press teamed up in November 2009 to run a contest soliciting what they called new adult fiction from aspiring authors, they had no idea how huge this new niche would become. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Fires Up “Hot Bed” Tumblr for New Adult Fiction

Simon & Schuster has launched a new social media community, The Hot Bed, to promote the "New Adult" genre complete with a "chili chart" to gauge hotness. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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