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Kiran Millwood Hargrave signs six-figure deal with HCG

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired four middle-grade novels from Kiran Millwood Hargrave for a six-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 16:26:13 UTC ]
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Holden historical novel to Berkley in six-figure pre-empt

Bestselling author Wendy Holden's first historical novel about a royal governess has sold to Berkley in the US for a six-figure sum, following an exclusive pre-empt based on a partial manuscript. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bates writes 'feminist retelling of Lord of the Flies'

Laura Bates, founder of The Everyday Sexism Project, has written a "modern feminist retelling of Lord of the Flies", which will explore issues surrounding sexual assault and gender stereotyping, for Simon & Schuster UK Children’s with the US rights going for a six-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xiron Pools funds to bag McFall series

Beijing-based publisher Xiron Books has acquired a new Young Adult series by Claire McFall for a six-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK snaps up Billy Billingham memoir

Simon & Schuster UK has won a “heated" six-publisher auction to publish SAS expert Billy Billingham’s memoir The Hard Way: Adapt, Survive and Win for "a significant" six-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A&U wins consent exploration Below Deck

Allen & Unwin publisher Kelly Fagan has acquired Australasian rights to 25-year-old Sophie Hardcastle’s Below Deck for a six-figure sum, after a “competitive” auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Up-lit’ gives hope to publishers at Frankfurt book fair

‘Hopeful’ novel about an elderly woman who adopts a dog leads the charge from feelgood fictionA debut novel about a lonely old woman who has fallen through the cracks of society has wowed publishers at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, with 10 presses fighting to win a book that is being compared... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long Bright is right for Hutchinson

Hutchinson has splashed out a six-figure sum for UK and Commonwealth rights to 2014 Rome Prize in Literature recipient Liz Moore’s "gritty, compelling, cleverly constructed novel" Long Bright River. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin sells Japanese title for six-figure sum

Pushkin Children’s Books has sold the North American rights to The Beast Player series by Japanese author Nahoko Uehashi, translated by Cathy Hirano, in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The new Scandi noir: the Korean writers reinventing the thriller

The country has emerged as a surprising literary force as a novel by the ‘Korean Henning Mankell’ bags a six-figure deal and sparks a global bidding warLast December, Korean novelist Un-su Kim set out on an eight-month deep-sea fishing trip as part of research for his next book. Unreachable by... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mystery publisher's thriller snapped up worldwide

Harvill Secker has paid a six-figure sum for a thriller written by "a member of the publishing workforce" under the pseudonym Jessica Barry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion pre-empts Chbosky's second novel within 24-hours

Orion has pre-empted a new novel from Hollywood director, screenwriter and author Stephen Chbosky, Imaginary Friend, for a "significant" six-figure sum. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Firecracker of a novel' to Pan Macmillan

Pan Macmillan has acquired a dystopian trilogy, the first draft of which was published on story writing community Wattpad, at auction for a six-figure sum. Senior commissioning editor Bella Pagan bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Slavedays and its sequels by Vic James [pictured] from Robert... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haig title sells for six figures in US

Random House Children's Books US has bought the rights to Matt Haig’s upcoming Christmas book, A Boy Called Christmas, for a six-figure sum from Canongate.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MCB acquires YA debut from Reuter Hapgood

Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a YA romance from journalist Harriet Reuter Hapgood for a six-figure sum.   The Square Root of Summer is described as a YA contemporary with a twist, in which seventeen-year-old physics prodigy Gottie Oppenheimer navigates a summer of grief, trying to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion buys two from Richell

Orion has acquired two new novels by Hannah Richell for a six-figure sum. Kate Mills,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph signs Kate Riordan

Michael Joseph has signed two novels from Kate Riordan for a six-figure sum following an auction... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure Barrowman series for HoZ

Head of Zeus has paid a six-figure sum for a new trilogy for ages 12 and over by actor John... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure debut deal for Quercus

Quercus has paid a six-figure sum for two books by debut novelist Paul Lynch, beating off five... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S pre-empts Typhoid Mary title

Simon & Schuster has pre-empted a historical novel about Typhoid Mary for a six-figure sum.... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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