HarperCollins snaps up YouTuber cookbook in six-figure pre-empt

HarperCollins has snapped up The Batch Bible and another book from Scottish YouTube home cook The Batch Lady, Suzanne Mulholland, in a six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 22:57:55 UTC ]
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Crime debut to MJ in six-figure pre-empt

Michael Joseph has acquired three crime thrillers from debut author Gytha Lodge in a "significant" six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus

Quercus has pre-empted a debut book about maths for a six-figure sum, which tells "true stories of life-changing events where mathematics has played a critical role". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foley's first crime novel pre-empted in six-figure deal

Lucy Foley has signed a "strong six-figure deal" for her first crime novel and one other book with HarperCollins. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up historical thriller in 'fastest ever' pre-empt

HarperCollins has bought two books including a “Poldark-esque” historical debut for a five-figure sum in the fastest pre-empt literary agent David Headley has “ever seen”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish crime debut to riverrun in six-figure pre-empt

Quercus' new upmarket imprint riverrun has acquired a debut crime fiction novel Too Close to Breathe, plus one other, by Irish author Olivia Kiernan in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC pre-empts thriller Possession in six-figure deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a two book deal for Possession, a psychological thriller by J L Butler, for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder snaps up Robson's 'Intelligence Trap' in overnight pre-empt

Hodder has pre-empted BBC journalist David Robson’s The Intelligence Trap, a book that has now sold in six territories internationally, with US rights snapped up in a six-figure deal at auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts The Truth Spectrum for six figures

Transworld has acquired The Truth Spectrum by Hector Macdonald in a six-figure pre-empt for publication in spring 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure US pre-empt for Piatkus' Christmas quarantine novel

North American rights to Francesca Hornak's debut Seven Days of Us (Piatkus), along with a second, untitled novel by the author, have been snapped up in a six-figure pre-empt by Berkley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires guide to algorithms in six-figure pre-empt

Transworld has acquired an "insider's guide" to algorithms as part of a two-book deal in a pre-emptive six figure bid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson pre-empts debut Swan Song in six-figure deal

Debut novel Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott has been acquired by Hutchinson in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Killer crime series to Trapeze in six-figure pre-empt

Trapeze's commissioning editor Sam Eades has pre-empted a debut writer's killer crime series for a six-figure sum within 48 hours of receiving the manuscript. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MJ buys debut in six-figure pre-empt

Michael Joseph has acquired a debut novel byUS author Alexandra Oliva in a six-figure pre-empt ahead of the rest of the world. Editorial director Jessica Leeke bought UK and Commonwealth rights to the book, titled The Last One, from Caspian Dennis at Abner Stein on behalf of Lucy Carson at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six-figure pre-empt for Carnegie winning Donnelly

Hot Key Books has acquired a new standalone fiction title from Carnegie Medal winning author Jennifer Donnelly in a six-figure pre-empt deal. Junior editor at Hot Key Books, Naomi Colthurst, struck a deal for UK and Commonwealth rights to These Shallow Graves through Cecilia de la Campa,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children's pre-empts Steven Camden

HarperCollins Children's Books has acquired a debut project from spoken word poet Steven... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Seven figure" pre-empt for Puffin at Bologna

Puffin has acquired a "major new trilogy" for a rumoured seven-figure pre-empt at the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W&N pre-empts debut in six-figure deal

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 15:13 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a debut novel in a "major" six-figure pre-empt deal, with the agent likening it to The Book Thief and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. W&N fiction publishing director Kirsty... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Profile pre-empts story of Daphne Caruana Galizia by her sons

Profile Books has pre-empted a book about anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in a car bomb attack in Malta two years ago. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 22:22:19 UTC ]
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