Coronet buys 'dark and funny' debut from Fielding

Coronet has landed the “compassionate, dark and funny” debut novel from Kit Fielding, an author of gypsy descent, telling the stories of six marginalised women. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graham Norton pens 'darkly funny' fiction debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Graham Norton's "darkly funny" fiction debut. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Avon's Wickington buys Marchant debut in first acquisition

HarperCollins imprint Avon is to publish Clare Marchant's debut The Secrets of Saffron Hall.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 00:16:57 UTC ]
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Orion bags 'achingly funny' debut from HarperCollins marketer

Orion has bagged the "visceral, sharp and achingly funny" debut of Kirsty Capes, a 26-year-old marketer at HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 06:01:58 UTC ]
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Quercus and Flatiron buy Hausmann's debut bestseller

Quercus and Flatiron have bought Romy Hausmann’s debut thriller Dear Child, which has shifted over 175,000 copies in Germany and been sold in 12 territories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Virago buys 'breathtaking' debut from Lin

Virago has bought the “breathtaking” debut by Chia-Chia Lin about a grieving Taiwanese family living in Alaska. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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John Murray signs Gallen's 'darkly comic' debut

​John Murray will publish Michelle Gallen's "darkly comic" debut novel set on the Irish border.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 14:25:46 UTC ]
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O'Keeffe debut goes to Coronet

Coronet has snapped up the “big-hearted” debut novel from journalist Alice O’Keeffe, inspired by her experience of becoming a parent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 11:36:13 UTC ]
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Little Tiger buys speculative fiction by debut author Penfold

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a work of speculative fiction, set after the outbreak of a deadly tick-borne disease, by debut author Nicola Penfold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-25 00:17:13 UTC ]
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Zephyr buys Kat Dunn’s YA debut

Fiona Kennedy, publisher at Head of Zeus’ Zephyr imprint, has acquired a historical adventure YA by debut author Kat Dunn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 19:51:30 UTC ]
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‘BoJack Horseman’ creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg shines darkly in his debut book

For all the oddball avenues explored in Peak TV, none have so successfully balanced the absurd with the tragic like Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s “BoJack Horseman.” On the surface, the Netflix series is the story of a celebrity horse who walks upright, starred in a hit ’80s sitcom and navigates a... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Avon buys Pattison's murder mystery debut

Avon will publish Nell Pattison's debut about a British Sign Language interpreter who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation in the deaf community.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic buys ‘spine-chilling’ debut by Bath Spa graduate

Scholastic has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to The Switching Hour, a middle-grade novel about a creature that snatches children to eat their dreams, by debut author Damaris Young.             Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ buys psychologist's 'gripping' debut

HarperCollins imprint HQ has acquired world English language rights for a debut novel called Little White Lies by clinical psychologist Philippa East. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador buys 'wild, sexy' US debut

Picador has acquired a "wild, sexy and vibrant" first novel from US cult writer Andrea Lawlor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harvill Secker buys 'stunning' literary thriller debut

Harvill Secker's editorial director for crime and thrillers Jade Chandler has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a "stunning" literary thriller from debut US author Tanen Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borough Press buys debut by Charlotte Philby

HarperCollins' Borough Press has acquired world English language rights to a debut novel by Charlotte Philby, described as "an irresistible combination of espionage and domestic suspense". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow buys Nizrana Farook debut

Nosy Crow has bought a middle grade novel set in Sri Lanka by Nizrana Farook, who graduated from the Bath Spa MA Writing for Young People course last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former agent's 'dark' debut wins RNA new writer award

Former literary agent Hannah Begbie has won The Romantic Novelists' Association's (RNA) Joan Hessayon Award for new writers for her novel Mother (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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