E-book deal's the steal of the century; 4000 pirated books

An Australian group-buying site owned by Microsoft and Nine sold ebook readers bundled with a treasure trove of thousands of pirated books including the full Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings series. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century signs two-book deal with Emma Kennedy

Century has signed a two-book deal with actress and writer Emma Kennedy, including a "moving, multi-generational" novel called The Box of Dreams. Launching Kennedy's career as a novelist, Arrow deputy publisher Emily Griffin acquired world rights in all languages in two books from Kennedy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Avon Books re-signs Sue Moorcroft in three-book deal

HarperCollins division Avon Books has re-signed author Sue Moorcroft in a three-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 17:41:45 UTC ]
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Titan Books lands Hannah Mathewson's debut fantasy in two-book deal

Titan Books has signed Hannah Mathewson's "beautiful and lyrical portal fantasy novel" set in an alternative universe London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:31 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Hera Books secures two-book deal with Walters

Indie digital publisher Hera Books has signed women’s fiction novelist, Victoria Walters, in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber whistleblower Susan Fowler now has a book deal to go along with her movie deal

Susan Fowler, whose viral account of the harassment and discrimination she faced at Uber led to the ouster of its CEO and 20 other employees, and an investigation by former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, is releasing a book about her experience. Fowler, who is trained as an engineer, has... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

The tastemakers in the publishing industry spent big on a handful of novels, and a raft of memoirs at this year's fair. Some insiders mused that while the novels offer escapism, the memoirs give readers what they crave even more in these divisive times: a sense of connection with other people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: Artisan Inks Multi-Book Deal with Chef René Redzepi

In a deal rumored to be in the seven-figure range, Artisan has inked a world rights publishing partnership with chef René Redzepi for three new cookbooks and a new biannual series called Dispatches. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of May 25, 2020

Among the big deals this week are Robin Desser’s first acquisition in her new role as editor-in-chief at Random House and Delacorte’s purchase of Kelly Oxford’s YA debut. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Can There Be Book Deals Without Meals?

With restaurants closed and publishing lunches a thing of the past, an editor considers the future of book acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Books About The Green New Deal

What is The Green New Deal, and why is everyone publishing books about it? Get the deets on this climate plan and the reading list here. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Deals: Week of May 18, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a new book by rapper Gucci Mane, a memoir of addiction and recovery by a politician and her son, and a nonfiction book by the cocreator of Showtime’s Billions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: May 13, 2020

Jennifer Lopez's daughter makes a literary debut, Convergent adds two new authors to its list, Hachette takes on 'A Hot Holy Mess,' and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stanley Johnson lands book deal to republish virus thriller

The Virus, first published in 1982, will be reissued this summer after the PM’s father shrugged off accusations of cashing in on the coronavirus crisisA long out-of-print novel about a deadly virus by Stanley Johnson, the father of UK prime minister Boris Johnson, is to be reissued this summer,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-11 14:45:10 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of May 11, 2020

Harvard Medical School professor Robert Waldinger and National Book Award–winner Evan Osnos were among the authors with notable book deals last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of May 4, 2020

Simon Pulse nabs a debut by an undergrad at auction, and Berkley wins a novel it calls “Crazy Rich Asians meets Weekend at Bernie’s.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of April 27, 2020

Among the big deals this week are a six-figure preempt for a debut novel by a former Marie Claire staffer and a guide to relationship texting by Facebook’s in-house shrink. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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