Coronet acquires Adult Virgins Anonymous

Coronet has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Adult Virgins Anonymous, a novel about two 20-something virgins who meet at a support group, by YA writer Nicole Burstein, writing under the pseudonym Amber Crewe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-29 09:42:46 UTC ]
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Coronet signs 'hilarious' Kirby book for reluctant adults

Coronet has signed a "hilarious" new illustrated book by Katie Kirby for adults struggling with the responsibility of growing up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 14:43:39 UTC ]
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Coronet acquires final book in Hancock trilogy

Coronet has acquired the rights to the final book in Graham Hancock’s non-fiction trilogy, four years after the publication of Magicians of the Gods.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronet acquires two books from Graham Hancock

Hodder & Stoughton imprint Coronet is publishing two further books from Graham Hancock, both focusing on the Americas: America Before and the fourth in the War God series. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin Books acquires The Airbnb Story

Virgin Books has acquired The Airbnb Story, the first "definitive" book about the $25.5bn-valued company, to publish in spring 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires Drew Barrymore essays

Virgin Books has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Wildflower, a collection of autobiographical essays by actress and producer Drew Barrymore. In the essays Barrymore, who shot to fame as a child actress when she played Gertie in Steven Spielberg’s "E.T.", writes about incidents from... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires Francesca Martinez debut

Virgin Books has bought What the F**k is Normal?, a first book by comedian Francesca Martinez.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronet acquires 'Bad Education' tie-in

Coronet has acquired the TV tie-in book to comedy series "Bad Education". Editorial... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires "definitive" Lennon biog

Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 10:23 Virgin Books has acquired a "definitive" biography of John Lennon, to be published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of his 1971 song Imagine. Virgin Books publishing director Ed Faulkner acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to Lennon: The Man, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Virgin acquires Tatty Devine

Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 14:45 Virgin Books has acquired a title by the founders of cult jewellery brand Tatty Devine. Virgin Books editor Hannah Knowles bought world rights to the book, which has a working title of How to Make Jewellery with Tatty Devine, direct from Harriet Vine... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frances Hardinge: 'Young adults tend to be more broad-minded than adults'

Frances Hardinge answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Deeplight (Macmillan Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:10:06 UTC ]
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Leaver and Smith’s Welbeck Acquires Carlton; Books International Acquires Marston

In two moves announced within days of each other, new consolidation can be seen in both nonfiction and in distribution and manufacturing services in publishing. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Leaver: ‘An Excellent Springboard’ ormer Quarto CEO Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: A Rather 'Adult' Adult Breakfast

The Thursday adult author breakfast at BEA mixed humor with difficult subjects like slavery and the continuing divisions within our country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Complexities and Joys of Adult Female Friendship: A Reading List

Women’s friendships have always been fertile ground for literary exploration. One reason we wanted to write a memoir of our own decade-long friendship is that books are one of the few places that have always reflected the intensity and complexity of platonic relationships. The world at large... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 08:48:02 UTC ]
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Former Bobit CEO Launches New Company, Acquires Machine Learning Conference

An ongoing pause on large-scale gatherings in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2020, unsurprisingly, also led to a near-total shutdown of M&A activity in the conference and trade show space. At the onset of Q3, however, the Machine Learning Conference—an eight-year-old events series... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-13 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Baggaley acquires Nagamatsu debut for Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury editor-in-chief Paul Baggaley has acquired an "extraordinarily prescient" debut novel by Sequoia Nagamatsu, How High We Go in the Dark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 10:17:28 UTC ]
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Essence Denies Toxic Workplace Allegations After Anonymous Call for Resignations

As it marks its 50th anniversary this month amid a multi-weekend, virtual edition of its annual music and culture festival, Essence finds itself on the defensive, refuting allegations of a toxic work environment rife with corporate bullying, intimidation and pay inequity made in an anonymous... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-30 17:51:48 UTC ]
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Ulverscroft acquires audio rights to Captain Tom's autobiography

Ulverscroft has acquired the large print, audio and download rights to Captain Tom Moore’s autobiography, Tomorrow Will Be a Good Day.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:00:42 UTC ]
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