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Doubleday wins nine-way auction for Anglo-Nigerian writer's debut

Doubleday has acquired two novels by Anglo-Nigerian writer Nikki May in a "hotly contested" nine-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-07 17:57:58 UTC ]
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Sphere wins Bublitz debut in 'hotly contested' auction

Sphere is publishing debut author Jacqueline Bublitz’s novel Before You Knew My Name, pitched as "The Lovely Bones for a new generation", plus a second book. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 08:04:20 UTC ]
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Trapeze to publish 'Dear Joan and Jericha' podcast agony aunts

Orion Publishing Group has bought the first official book of award-winning comedy podcast "Dear Joan and Jericha", written by Julia Davis and Vicki Pepperdine, in a "hotly contested" auction.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 11:07:07 UTC ]
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Mantle acquires two historical crime leads in 'hotly contested' auction

Mantle has acquired two historical crime thrillers by debut author Laura Shepherd-Robinson in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson to deliver midwife's memoir after seven-way auction

Hutchinson has acquired an account of life on the front-line of the NHS by midwife Leah Hazard in a "hotly contested" seven-way auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Ink Factory wins TV rights to Devil's Day

The Ink Factory, production company behind "The Night Manager", has acquired the TV rights in a "hotly contested" auction to Andrew Michael Hurley’s supernatural second novel Devil’s Day (John Murray). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder wins new novels from Angela Clarke

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired two new novels by Angela Clarke, the author behind Follow Me, Watch Me and Trust Me (Avon), in a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Buchan moves to Atlantic after auction

Elizabeth Buchan is moving to Corvus, an imprint of Atlantic Books, following a "hotly contested" auction for her next two novels.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corvus bags 'compulsive' thriller in 'fiercely fought' auction

Atlantic imprint Corvus has signed a "completely compulsive" psychological thriller by Jennifer Hillier in a "hotly contested and fiercely fought auction". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus wins Official Love Island Guide after auction

Hamlyn, part of Octopus Publishing Group, has acquired the official book of ITV2’s "Love Island" following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne wins Russian folklore tale in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has snapped up a Russian folklore-inspired middle grade fantasy following a “hotly contested four-way auction”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins behavioural change expert Izadi after five-way auction

Pan Macmillan has won two books by Shahroo Izadi following a "hotly contested" five-publisher auction, with the first title, The Kindness Method, set to be the imprint's lead title in May 2018.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Husband-and-wife series to Egmont after 'hotly contested' auction

Egmont has acquired the first joint series from writers Katie and Kevin Tsang following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankie Boyle pens satirical guide to politics

John Murray is publishing a biting satire on modern politics by Frankie Boyle called Your Guide to Hell following a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Usborne buys middle grade fantasy in 'hotly contested' auction

Usborne has bought a middle grade magical fantasy from a former gaming programmer following a “hotly contested auction” against three other publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Festival of the Spoken Nerd's first book to Cassell Illustrated

Octopus imprint Cassell Illustrated has acquired in a "hotly contested" auction the first book from The Festival of the Spoken Nerd, a show that celebrates science, comedy and "unashamed geekiness" with live experiments and audience participation. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone wins 'Book of the Year' in hotly-contested auction

In a "hotly contested" auction, Cornerstone has acquired a book of strange-but-true trivia authored by the "QI elves" behind weekly podcast "No Such Thing As A Fish". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's scoops fantasy trilogy in six-figure Bologna deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins wins auction for Cathy Newman women's history

William Collins has acquired the "free-wheeling history of the women who made modern Britain" by Channel 4 News anchor Cathy Newman after a "hotly contested" auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Collins buys David Cameron memoir

HarperCollins imprint William Collins has acquired world rights to the autobiography of former prime minister David Cameron in a "hotly contested and significant deal" negotiated with literary agent Ed Victor.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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