Avon sails off with Dorricott's lighthouse tale

Avon Books has sailed off with The Lighthouse, a “terrifyingly gripping” novel from author and bookseller Fran Dorricott, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 20:55:30 UTC ]
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Avon snaps up tale of Dorset ghost village

Avon Books has signed a two-book deal with debut author and former journalist Lorna Cook, including a novel inspired by a ghost village in Dorset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How The Handmaid’s Tale keeps going, with Margaret Atwood, Ann Dowd, and novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter. Continue reading at Slate

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The post-apocalyptic world of Joy Williams’s ‘Harrow’ reads like a cautionary tale

Williams’s urgent novel takes place on the shore of a rotting lake, where a group of eco-warriors has gathered. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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“Write the tale that scares you . . . I dare you.” Michaela Coel has some writing advice for us.

On Sunday night, I May Destroy You showrunner Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie. In the context of yet another melanin-deficient awards show that had people tweeting #EmmysSoWhite, it was refreshing (and simultaneously frustrating) that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Amazon Charts: One August Night sails into the top

Victoria Hislop's One August Night (Headline) has climbed 15 places to hit the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, as its Kindle price dropped to 99p. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Flashing blades, secret passages, mistaken identities: ‘A Gentleman of France’ is a classic adventure tale

Stanley J. Weyman’s 1893 novel is right up there with Alexandre Dumas’ “The Three Musketeers.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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In Lauren Groff’s hands, the tale of a medieval nunnery is must-read fiction

“Matrix” dramatizes a remote period while making it somehow relevant to our own lives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Puffin lands 'heart-warming' tale of family with two mums by Jeffs and Davey

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‘Mrs. March’ is a stylish suspense tale that’s both darkly alluring and just plain dark

Virginia Feito’s horror-tinged novel is already set for the big screen, with Elizabeth Moss in the starring role Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Horrible Histories sets sail with new Thames venture

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The pandemic memoir “American Crisis” has become a financial and ethical headache for Penguin Random House, dragging the company into the scandals that prompted the governor’s resignation announcement. Continue reading at The New York Times

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D'Almeida wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'captivating' tale

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Avon to publish Goodwin's 'heart-stopping' debut in two-book deal

Avon Books has acquired Sarah Goodwin's debut Stranded, plus one more untitled novel.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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James Ellroy’s new novel is an unabashedly retro tale of Hollywood’s sordid side

“Widespread Panic,” a pulpy noir, features a cameo of ’50s stars, including Liz Taylor, James Dean and Liberace. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PMJ pre-empts Casati's 'thrilling' tale about Helen of Troy's sister

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John Burningham’s final picture book is poignant tale of ‘difficult’ dog’s last trip

Air Miles has been illustrated by his wife Helen Oxenbury and finished by Bill Salaman, friend of the author who died in 2019The final picture book from the late, much-loved children’s author John Burningham – in which “difficult dog” Miles goes on one final journey – has been completed by his... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Hachette Children's lands 'feminist Indiana Jones' tales from Bracken

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