HarperFiction snaps up 'fierce' Freitas novel in six-figure pre-empt

HarperCollins’ Martha Ashby has snapped up a novel about "women’s bodily autonomy, motherhood and societal expectations" from American author and Publishers Weekly reviewer Donna Freitas in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 18:53:46 UTC ]
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Hot Key snaps up Carnegie winner Acevedo in six-figure three-book pre-empt

Bonnier imprint Hot Keys has signed CILIP Carnegie winning and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo in a six-figure three-book pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 16:22:25 UTC ]
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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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Transworld snaps up Rhys in six figure pre-empt

Transworld has pre-empted two novels by Rachel Rhys, Butterflies with Broken Wings plus one other, in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut The Flames to Doubleday in 'major' six-figure pre-empt

Doubleday has acquired debut novel The Flames about four women "muses" who inspired artist Egon Schiele, in a "major" six-figure pre-empt.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 UTC ]
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S&S UK bags 'super commercial' middle-grade series in six-figure pre-empt

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has pre-empted a "major", three-book middle-grade series from debut children's author Larry Hayes, in a six-figure deal struck following a "high-speed pitch" via video conferencing platform Zoom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 06:25:25 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up mental health title in 24 hour pre-empt

Short Books will publish A Manifesto for Belonging: How to Find your Place in a Fractured World by child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Holan Liang.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 07:57:40 UTC ]
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Windmill's Cray pre-empts 'searing' Lee début in six-figure deal

Windmill’s new publishing director Charlotte Cray has pre-empted a “searing” début novel by Elizabeth Lee Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:39:53 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group pre-empts MG series in six-figure deal

Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 04:19:11 UTC ]
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Transworld lands Henderson's 'powerful' debut in six-figure pre-empt

Transworld has pre-empted The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman by debut author Julietta Henderson in a "significant" six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 21:23:29 UTC ]
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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art class. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Allen Lane snaps up Antonio Padilla debut in seven-hour pre-empt

YouTube star and professor Antonio Padilla’s debut on extraordinary numbers has gone to Allen Lane in a "significant" seven hour pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 02:40:55 UTC ]
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4th Estate lands gothic debut in six-figure pre-empt

Adam Gnuse’s “haunting” gothic debut, Girl in the Walls, has gone to 4th Estate in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 16:12:02 UTC ]
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Holden historical novel to Berkley in six-figure pre-empt

Bestselling author Wendy Holden's first historical novel about a royal governess has sold to Berkley in the US for a six-figure sum, following an exclusive pre-empt based on a partial manuscript. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline Review snaps up 'compulsive' Barkworth debut in pre-empt deal

Headline's sister imprint Headline Review has snapped up the "heady and compulsive" debut novel from Hazel Barkworth in a pre-empt deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's pre-empts 'ambitious' middle grade for six figures

Penguin Random House Children’s has signed a "gripping, ambitious and extraordinarily atmospheric" middle grade novel by Scottish author Struan Murray for six figures. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DeVos' dystopia attracts three 'significant' five-figure pre-empts

Orion Fiction has sold international rights to WattPad author Megan DeVos’ dystopian novel, Anarchy, in three "significant" five-figure pre-empts, and a further two territories across Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 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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