Embla Books acquires 'laugh-out-loud' debut in first deal

Bonnier Books UK's new digital-first imprint Embla Books has bought Laura Starkey's debut, Rachel Ryan’s Resolutions, as its first acquisition.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-22 11:15:26 UTC ]
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Cipher Press acquires Reeve's debut in two-book deal

Cipher Press has acquired Nat Reeve's "extraordinary, ambitious" historical debut Nettleblack and its sequel in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-23 14:07:08 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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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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Hodder bags Burr's 'stunningly written' debut in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has bagged two crime novels by Australian writer Shelley Burr, including her debut Wake.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 03:48:01 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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Abell's crime fiction debut goes to HarperCollins in three-book deal

Journalist Stig Abell has signed a three-book deal with HarperCollins, including his crime fiction debut and one non-fiction title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 18:18:52 UTC ]
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Bodley Head acquires Werner Herzog memoir in two-book deal

The Bodley Head has acquired two titles from German filmmaker and storyteller Werner Herzog, including a memoir.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 19:49:03 UTC ]
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Pan Mac signs Spencer's 'joyful' debut novel in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has signed In a New York Minute from podcaster, comedian and debut novelist Kate Spencer in a two-book deal Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 02:47:56 UTC ]
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Kelly acquires first Virago book with Harvard student Rothfeld's debut

Newly recruited Virago publishing director Anna Kelly has made her first acquisition for the imprint with Harvard student Becca Rothfeld’s debut essay collection All Things Are Too Small.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-16 22:35:16 UTC ]
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Avon to publish Goodwin's 'heart-stopping' debut in two-book deal

Avon Books has acquired Sarah Goodwin's debut Stranded, plus one more untitled novel.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-25 00:42:01 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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Raven acquires two in 'major' debut deal

Alison Hennessey, publishing director of Bloomsbury Publishing's Raven Books, has sealed a two-book deal after a "passionately fought" auction for The Leviathan and The Puzzle Wood by debut author Helen-Rose (Rosie) Andrews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 12:42:55 UTC ]
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S&S signs three-book deal with debut illustrator Adam Beer

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has signed three picture books from illustrator Adam Beer in a "significant" deal, incuding two titles which will be published in partnership with author Anna Kemp. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 08:37:53 UTC ]
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Corvus strikes two-book deal with debut author Katy Cox

Atlantic's Corvus imprint has acquired two novels from debut author Katy Cox, including M is for Mummy, a "warm and witty" story about parenting an autistic child.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-11 05:57:45 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires Lev Grossman's debut children's book

Bloomsbury Children's Books has acquired fantasy author Lev Grossman's first children's book,The Silver Arrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 07:26:16 UTC ]
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Mirror Books acquires 'powerful and twisty' debut

Mirror Books will publish The Weight of Small Things by debut author Julie Lancaster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-16 14:24:03 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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