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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Mother of all book deals: Mike Pence signs seven-figure deal for memoirs

Ex-vice-president is first of Trump circle to snag lucrative dealSimon & Schuster to pay $3-4m for two booksMike Pence has signed a two-book deal for his memoir that is reported to be worth millions of dollars, making him one of the first of former president Donald Trump’s inner circle to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-07 22:02:58 UTC ]
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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 19:22:38 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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Angela Y Davis signs five-book deal with Hamish Hamilton

Political activist, scholar and author Angela Y Davis is joining the Hamish Hamilton list, after signing a five-book deal with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion Book Deals: June 9, 2021

Michael Todd (‘Relationship Goals’) calls for ‘Crazy Faith,’ a marketing pro inks deal advising how to focus on God, Salem takes 'The Babylon Bee Guide to Wokeness' satire. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of June 7, 2021

Graydon House bets on a debut; Berkley takes two Jane Austen updates; Luis Alberto Urrea re-ups at Little, Brown; and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of May 31, 2021

Pulitzer-winning reporter Andrea Elliott sells her debut to Random House, Atria takes three from Armando Lucas Correa, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: May 26, 2021

New deals include a title on overcoming unhealthy thoughts to recall God's love, and another which finds new insights by reexamining biblical narratives of disability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Publishing, DPLA Ink Deal to Lend E-books in Libraries

The deal represents a major step forward for the digital library market. Not only is Amazon Publishing finally making its digital content available to libraries, the deal also gives libraries a range of models through which it can license the content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: May 12, 2021

Social critic Os Guinness inks deals with IVP and Dexterity Books makes a deal for an athlete's life story. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Farshore signs deal for CoComelon's book publishing

Farshore and HarperCollins Poland have signed a joint deal for the book publishing of "CoComelon", a pre-school YouTube channel and streaming media show owned by Moonbug Entertainment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 03:24:35 UTC ]
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