Bluebird snaps up Kaur's 'agenda-setting' debut

Bluebird has snapped up Brown Girl Like Me, an “agenda-setting” debut by award-winning spoken word artist and teacher Jaspreet Kaur. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 01:15:39 UTC ]
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Michaela Coel's 'agenda-setting' debut scooped by Ebury

A debut title from Bafta-winning actor and writer of “I May Destroy You” Michaela Coel, Misfits: A Personal Manifesto, has been scooped by Ebury Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-20 06:36:49 UTC ]
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Usborne snaps up Owen's 'high-octane' middle grade debut

Usborne has snapped up YA author David Owen’s first foray into middle-grade fiction, billed as “an irresistibly funny, high-octane” adventure series with eco themes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-21 20:50:48 UTC ]
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Lume Books snaps up debut psychological thriller from Milburn mentee Spiers

Lume Books has snapped up the debut psychological thriller by Madeleine Milburn mentee Sophia Spiers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-05 19:20:57 UTC ]
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Pan Mac snaps up ex-lawyer Murphy's debut in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has snapped up two books from debut author and former family lawyer Nora Murphy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-12 17:22:46 UTC ]
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Scholastic snaps up 12-year-old documentary star's debut

Scholastic has snapped up the debut middle-grade novel of 12-year-old Cara Mailey, in the same week as a BBC One documentary airs about her and her family. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 23:35:29 UTC ]
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Transworld snaps up debut by Drag Race winner Lawrence Chaney

Transworld has snapped up world rights for "RuPaul's Drag Race" winner Lawrence Chaney’s memoir, which will "delight and inspire readers." Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-20 10:23:40 UTC ]
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Capes debut snapped up by Call The Midwife producers

The screen rights for Kirsty Capes’ debut novel Careless (Orion) have been snapped up by Neal Street Productions, the company behind "Call the Midwife". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 18:56:57 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:33:22 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio snaps up Phil Wang's debut, Sidesplitter

Hodder Studio will publish comedian Phil Wang’s debut Sidesplitter: How to be from Two Worlds at Once, exploring his experience of living between England and Malaysia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 08:45:25 UTC ]
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Tor snaps up Ennes debut in two-book deal

Pan Mac's Tor imprint has snapped up a debut novel described as a gothic masterpiece from Hiron Ennes in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-08 06:05:56 UTC ]
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Firefly Press snaps up Clarke's debut

Firefly Press has acquired book blogger and school librarian Jo Clarke's debut, middle-grade detective story Libby and the Parisian Puzzle, set in a school that travels the world.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 10:37:54 UTC ]
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S&S snaps up Beach's debut picture books

Simon & Schuster Children's is to publish author and illustrator Beach's first picture book, secured in a three-title deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-11 20:46:58 UTC ]
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John Murray acquires debut set in all-girls boarding school

John Murray has acquired Emily Layden's debut novel All Girls, already optioned by HBO, exploring assault, consent and "what it means to be a young female in today’s world". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 22:43:02 UTC ]
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Viking snaps up 'riveting' historical fiction debut

Viking has acquired a historical debut by Annie Garthwaite, reimagining the story of Cecily Neville, the Duchess of York and mother to two kings of England—Edward IV and Richard III. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 20:07:38 UTC ]
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Duckworth Books snaps up former 'Big Brother' contestant's debut

Duckworth Books has acquired 2016 "Big Brother" finalist A J West's debut novel, The Spirit Engineer.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 15:40:49 UTC ]
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HQ scoops Sheffield-set debut novel from journalist Rawlins

HQ has scooped The Steel Girls, a debut novel from journalist and university lecturer Michelle Rawlins, in a three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 19:21:33 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton scoops Lloyd's mythic Trinidad-set debut

Hamish Hamilton has acquired Ayanna Gillian Lloyd's debut The Gatekeepers, and a further novel, at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 23:15:04 UTC ]
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Orion snaps up Brown's 'uplifting' romantic debut

Victoria Oundjian, commissioning editor at Orion Fiction, has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to a romantic debut, Uncoupling by Lorraine Brown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 13:28:09 UTC ]
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For fans of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ a debut novel with a dark setting and an unforgettable heroine

Set in alternate Tudor England, “Sin Eater” by Megan Campisi is a riveting tale of female empowerment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-15 06:00:00 UTC ]
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