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'

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Trade figures limber up for London Marathon

Figures from across the publishing industry are limbering up for the Virgin London Marathon this Sunday (26th April). Nick Coveney, head of digital at Blink Publishing, will be running to raise money for the Alzheimer's Society and the Albert Kennedy Trust via his fundraising page. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Opens Branded Video Program on YouTube's Anniversary

On Thursday YouTube celebrated the 10th anniversary of the first video being uploaded to what would become the preeminent online video service. And Facebook crashed the party.Facebook announced on Thursday a branded-video program called Anthology that will have publishers and digital video... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Cookbook Love Story: PW Talks to the ‘Honey & Co.’ Husband and Wife Duo

The owners of London's Honey & Co. on food, what makes a good cookbook, and plans for bringing their own cookbook stateside. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Facebook Trying to Edge Out YouTube?

On April 30, Popsugar will announce a daily show called Popsugar Rush at its Digital Content NewFronts presentation. But rather than have viewers catch the program on its women's lifestyle channel on YouTube, they'll be directed to Facebook where it will run exclusively for 24 hours. "In every... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time 100 adds Haruki Murakami to list of world's most influential figures

Japanese novelist is joined by Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in famous ranking of the people ‘shaping the future’Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has been named one of the world’s 100 most influential people by Time magazine, backed by Yoko Ono as “a valuable voice for peace” as Japan’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC signs six-figure deals for Gurley and Chambers

HarperFiction has signed a self-published novel in a six-figure deal, as well as a further three books by Kimberley Chambers. Editorial director Natasha Bardon and executive publisher Kate Elton pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, in Jason Gurley's Eleanor, in a deal with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quarto serves up personalised cookbooks

The Quarto Group is launching a new online business which will enable readers to create personalised hardback cookbooks. This is Your Cookbook lets users create a 96-page hardback, collating recipes from Quarto’s archives as well as incorporating their own recipes. Users can also add images,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S‘ six-figure Peterson poach

Novelist Alice Peterson has moved from Quercus to Simon & Schuster in a six-figure deal. S&S publishing director Jo Dickinson bought world rights to two novels from The Agency Group’s Diana Beaumont, in the latter’s first deal since joining the company from the Rupert Heath Literary Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC inks six-figure deals for Lawrence and Casey

HarperCollins has signed six-figure deals with fantasy writer Mark Lawrence and crime author Jane Casey. HarperVoyager’s Jane Johnson signed UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to a trilogy by Lawrence for a “substantial” six-figure sum, in a deal with Ian Drury at Sheil Land. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Hosts Home House London Book Fair Opener

Powerful publishing personalities partied at HarperCollins' annual London Book Fair opening night party , exhibiting the influence the publisher still holds. The post HarperCollins Hosts Home House London Book Fair Opener appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, HarperCollins reach print and ebook deal

Amazon.com Inc. and HarperCollins Publishers have agreed to a multiyear deal covering the sale of print and ebooks, the latest agreement between the Web retailer and a major publishing house... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Janet Ellis novels among raft of pre-Fair deals

Two Roads has acquired two novels by actress and ex-"Blue Peter" presenter Janet Ellis in a deal done just before the London Book Fair. Meanwhile Chatto & Windus, Hodder & Stoughton, Serpent's Tail and Penguin Press are among the other publishers announcing pre-LBF deals. Lisa Highton,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and HarperCollins renew friendship with multi-year contract

Amazon started mending its tattered relationship with the big five publishers last year, signing deals with Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and even Hachette. Now it's HarperCollins' turn to make peace with the e-commerce giant, according to The Wall Str... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: Oberlin Prof’s Debut Draws Seven Figures

On the eve of the London Book Fair, DeSales Harrison has struck literary gold. The Oberlin College professor’s debut novel, 'The Waters & the Wild,' has sold to Kate Medina at Penguin Random House for seven figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roberto Duran memoir goes for six figures

Macmillan has acquired an autobiography by “one of the greatest boxers who ever lived” in a six-figure deal. Roberto Duran, nicknamed Hands of Stone, held four world titles at four different weights and fought boxers including Sugar Ray Leonard, Thomas Hearns and Marvin Hagler. Macmillan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin Vertigo snaps up crime trilogy

Pushkin Vertigo has acquired a new crime trilogy from Swedish debut author Martin Holmén. The publisher acquired world English rights, excluding Australia New Zealand, from Bonnier Rights. The “gritty” trilogy is set in poverty-stricken and divided 1930s Stockholm, and follows the adventures... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ward joins HarperCollins as fiction art director

HarperCollins has hired Claire Ward as fiction art director, joining from Transworld where she has worked for 25 years. Ward, who will begin at HarperCollins in July, has designed covers for titles such as Before I Go to Sleep, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, The Book Thief and The Girl... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld in six-figure deal for Wild

Transworld has bought five books by Meredith Wild, who was originally self-published, in a “significant six-figure deal”. Editorial director Harriet Bourton acquired British Commonwealth rights to all five books in the Hacker series from Grand Central Publishing in the US. The first four books... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins graduate scheme re-opens

HarperCollins has reopened its graduate programme for 2015, with applicants now asked to make an application online with a home-made video interview. During the video, applicants will have to describe the best designed product they can think of, and explain how they would persuade a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borough Press pays six figures for Pearson sequel

The Borough Press has pre-empted a sequel to Allison Pearson's I Don't Know How She Does It in a "high six-figure" deal. Executive publisher for fiction and non-fiction Kate Elton signed UK and Commonwealth rights to the book from Caroline Michel at PFD. North American rights were signed by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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