Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Imperial War Museum launches new fiction series in Churchill's historic bunker

The Imperial War Museum (IWM) celebrated its new fiction series inside Winston Churchill's historic war rooms last night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 05:47:36 UTC ]
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Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller ahead of next week’s London Book Fair.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lion Hudson launches Christian fiction imprint

Lion Hudson is launching a fiction imprint “as a platform for Christian novelists from all... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels

With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last weekBritain’s readers have been emerging from lockdown to restock their bookshelves, with book sales – and particularly crime novels – booming in the three weeks since... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-07 16:17:09 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 00:04:04 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 09:07:52 UTC ]
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PRH launches virtual Penguin Talks series with Speakers for Schools

Penguin Random House has launched a collaboration with charity Speakers for Schools delivering a series of virtual educational events from its authors, streaming to thousands of students across the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 20:41:22 UTC ]
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Greg James and Chris Smith team up with National Literacy Trust to launch new series

The National Literacy Trust's new Author of the Week series will kick off with Greg James and Chris Smith, authors of the Kid Normal series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 21:56:16 UTC ]
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Crime writers launch anthology for Samaritans during Covid-19 crisis

A group of crime writers are publishing a digital short story anthology to help raise funds for charity Samaritans in the light of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 05:15:57 UTC ]
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Bookouture launches new non-fiction imprint, Thread

Bookouture has revealed the launch list for its new non-fiction imprint, Thread, publishing "leading experts and voices" across a range of topics including self-development, personal finance, parenting, nutrition and fitness, popular psychology and inspirational memoir.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 11:52:00 UTC ]
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Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman deliver a silly, fun pastiche of hard-boiled crime fiction

“Are Snakes Necessary?” is exactly what you’d expect from a maestro of violent sexploitation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-24 19:16:42 UTC ]
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Egmont to launch three-book children’s series by Aisha Bushby

Egmont is to publish a three-book middle-grade children’s series by Aisha Bushby, author of A Pocket of Stars.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 07:32:15 UTC ]
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Rolling Stone Launches IGTV Concert Series In Response to COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with its temporary new normal, Rolling Stone wants to make sure its readers, and music fans, don’t miss out on their spring and summer concert plans. In an effort to leverage its access to musical artists across genres, the Penske Media brand launched an IGTV... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-20 14:28:37 UTC ]
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Simon Beckett signs with Trapeze for new crime series

Simon Beckett, who has published with Bantam since his 2007 debut, The Chemistry of Death, is moving to Trapeze in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 16:12:19 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 02:59:59 UTC ]
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A new site for headline-inspired fiction launches today with stories by Carmen Maria Machado, Colum McCann, and more.

We can’t stop telling stories about pandemics, even as we wait for one to hit us. As coronavirus spreads across the world, so have headlines about the ways that storytellers, from those in Babylonia to contemporary novelists and Hollywood, have used infectious disease for narrative effect. The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-02 16:51:35 UTC ]
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BBC to film series based on Sally Rooney's hit debut novel

Conversations with Friends will follow Rooney’s Normal People that will air in April The BBC has commissioned a 12-part series based on Sally Rooney’s hit debut novel Conversations with Friends in the hope that fans of the young Irish author will bring in younger audiences.The BBC is to show its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-25 10:19:05 UTC ]
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Gollancz bags Adam Simcox's "gritty" supernatural crime series

Gollancz will publish the first three books in debut author Adam’s Simcox’s series The Dying Squad. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 05:25:42 UTC ]
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Christian Publishing Veterans Launch Consulting Firm

Longtime Christian publishing executives David Moberg and Byron Williamson are starting a consulting firm, Moberg | Williamson Consulting, which will serve mass media clients including publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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