Faber signs fantasy 'middle-grade debut of the year' from FAB winner McCurdy

Faber has acquired The Umbra Tales, a "magical, bold" new middle-grade fantasy series from debut writer and FAB Prize-winner Janelle McCurdy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-13 09:33:13 UTC ]
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In-Betweens: 2 Middle Grade Novels About the Costs and Benefits of Being 11

The National Book Award finalists Leslie Connor and Sara Zarr explore that frustrating time between childhood and adolescence. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-11 05:19:32 UTC ]
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Wolfson History Prize boosts winner's award to £50k in anniversary year

The UK’s most valuable award of its kind, the Wolfson History Prize, will celebrate its 50th anniversary by boosting its prize money this year to £50,000 for the winner, with each shortlisted author taking home £5,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-26 03:03:17 UTC ]
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S&S Children's bags Cham's 'genius' middle-grade series

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has snapped up Oliver and The Great Big Universe, the debut middle-grade series by Jorge Cham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-20 00:40:32 UTC ]
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Fig Tree scoops debut novel by Mo Siewcharran Prize-winner Bhattacharya

Fig Tree has scooped the "powerful and beautifully humane" debut novel by Mo Siewcharran Prize-winner Santanu Bhattacharya. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-05 14:00:25 UTC ]
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Sequoia Nagamatsu’s Dystopian Debut Is a Must-Read for the New Year

Sequioa Nagamatsu discusses his much-awaited debut novel about people living in a future beset by the Arctic Plague. The post Sequoia Nagamatsu’s Dystopian Debut Is a Must-Read for the New Year appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2022-01-04 21:00:24 UTC ]
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Goldsmiths winner Harrison moves to Serpent's Tail from Gollancz after 40 years

Serpent's Tail has bagged a post-apocalyptic novel and a memoir from 2020 Goldsmiths Prize winner M John Harrison, who is leaving his long-term publisher Gollancz after 40 years.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-19 23:45:16 UTC ]
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Duckworth signs 'rising star' Shrikanth’s debut

Duckworth has signed Siddarth Shrikanth’s “uniquely accessible debut” on the climate crisis, The Business Case for Nature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-16 02:35:15 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s 2021 Book Cover of the Year Tournament

Last week, the Electric Lit team stayed glued to our phone screens as we tasked our social media followers with anointing the best book cover of 2021. The tournament was full of close calls determined by razor-thin margins (Mona at Sea prevailed over Black Girl Call Home by just five votes in... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2021-12-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Charco signs Tenório's Jabuti-winning English debut

Charo Press is to publish Jeferson Tenório's "forceful and timely" novel The Flipside of Skin, which has just been named the 2021 winner of Brazil's most prestigious literary prize, the Jabuti. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-03 03:05:12 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow signs Gill's debut for younger children

Nosy Crow has landed a "stunning, vibrant" illustrated gift book of ancient Indian fables, retold by poet Nikita Gill in her debut book for younger children, illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 22:50:19 UTC ]
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Canelo signs 'cinematic' saga by debut author Clague

Canelo has landed a historical fiction saga which navigates the fall out of the Great Sheffield Flood, by debut author Joanne Clague. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 10:12:45 UTC ]
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Knights Of snaps up McNicoll's middle grade duology

Independent and inclusive children's publisher Knights Of has acquired Elle McNicoll's "beautifully written" fantasy duology, solidifying its relationship with the award winning author.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-24 16:45:38 UTC ]
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Atlantic signs 'punchy and provocative' Taxi Driver-inspired debut by Guns

Atlantic Fiction has acquired Your Driver Is Waiting, the debut novel by Priya Guns, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s classic film "Taxi Driver". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-16 03:54:36 UTC ]
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A Charming, Poignant Middle-Grade Memoir of Soviet Russia

In “The Genius Under the Table,” the artist and writer Eugene Yelchin recalls his boyhood in 1970s Leningrad. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-12 20:41:15 UTC ]
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Granta signs second 'exhilarating' novel from Desmond Elliott winner Blakemore

Granta Books has signed a second "electric" novel from A K Blakemore, whose debut The Manningtree Witches won the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021 and is a Waterstones Book of the Month for November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 16:54:33 UTC ]
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UCLan signs Finlayson-Palmer's debut series for new illustrated list

UCLan Publishing is launching an illustrated chapter book list for younger readers, kicking off with a two-book deal for debut author Emma Finlayson-Palmer’s Autumn Moonbeam series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 05:21:50 UTC ]
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These Are the Best Comics of the Year: the 2021 Harvey Awards Winners

The 2021 Harvey Award winners have been announced, including best manga of the year and best overall comic book of the year! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-15 10:42:00 UTC ]
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Knights Of swoops for Reynolds' first illustrated middle-grade novel

Indie publisher Knights Of has swooped for Stuntboy, in the Meantime, the first illustrated middle-grade fiction title by author and US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jason Reynolds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-16 02:21:39 UTC ]
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Piatkus signs Forsythe's 'astonishingly relevant' rom-com debut

Piatkus has signed The Fixer Upper, a romantic comedy debut from Lauren Forsythe, billed as "the perfect blend of funny and emotional". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 07:41:34 UTC ]
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Orbit wins three-way auction for Lee's debut contemporary fantasy

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-way auction for two novels from Thomas D Lee, including his debut Perilous Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 22:54:38 UTC ]
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