HCG scoops Byrne's YA afterlife love story

Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a YA lesbian love story set in the afterlife by Tanya Byrne in a two-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-01 11:13:30 UTC ]
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Hodder scoops Miller's 'high-concept love story' in pre-empt two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has scooped a “moving and unforgettable high-concept love story” by Holly Miller in a pre-emptive two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackman to curate YA love story anthology

Random House Children’s Publishers (RHCP) will next year publish a collection of YA love stories edited by children’s laureate Malorie Blackman.  Love Hurts is a mixture of new stories and extracts from published books. Contributing authors include Melvin Burgess, James Dawson, Laura Dockrill,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:09:58 UTC ]
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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 18:09:43 UTC ]
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Welsh writer Jo Lloyd scoops £15k BBC National Short Story Award 2019

Welsh writer Jo Lloyd has unanimously won the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University 2019 for her story inspired by a real-life 18th century woman who claimed to be friends with an invisible family living in an invisible mansion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-30 18:57:26 UTC ]
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Mantle triumphs in five-way battle for Carter love story

Pan Mac imprint Mantle has triumphed in a five-way battle for a "true heartbreaker of a love story" from Eva Carter in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-29 08:37:44 UTC ]
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Movies Aren’t Telling Love Stories Anymore. So The New York Times Brought Them to Amazon

The romance genre has all but disappeared from films, so now several cable and streaming outlets have claimed it for themselves. The latest to jump on board is Amazon Prime Video. The streaming service will soon air Modern Love, a new anthology series debuting Oct. 18 that features eight... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-28 00:59:10 UTC ]
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Translation scoops Commonwealth Short Story Prize for first time

Cypriot author Constantia Soteriou has won the £5,000 Commonwealth Short Story Prize with 'Death Customs', marking the first time the prize has been awarded to a translation as the judges choose an all-women line-up of regional winners.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 20:13:50 UTC ]
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Headline lands Babalola debut retelling love stories from mythology

Headline has landed debut author Bolu Babalola’s retelling of love stories from mythology and history, celebrating "wildly beautiful and astonishingly diverse tales of romance and desire". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 16:39:47 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Me, Mikko, and Annikki: A Community Love Story in a Finnish City by Tiitu Takalo

In this deeply researched work of graphic nonfiction, Finnish comics artist Tiitu Takalo has created an inspiring history of a grass roots movement to save an historic neighborhood from demolition, as well as a love story that chronicles her own relationship. This 11-page excerpt provides... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bell's 'Instagram love story' snapped up by HQ

HarperCollins has bought We Just Clicked, described as "a love story for the Instagram generation", and a second novel from romantic comedy author Anna Bell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 23:59:03 UTC ]
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Trapeze clinches 'emotionally charged' love story from suspense writer Adams

Trapeze has snapped up a “sweeping” love story by Michelle Adams, marking a change in direction for the suspense author and scientist, as the Cornwall-based tale also attracts auctions and pre-empts from across the world. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 19:27:46 UTC ]
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Picador buys 'gripping' Hadlow true story of Regency love triangle

Picador has bought Janice Hadlow’s “gripping” true story of a Regency love triangle involving the Duchess of Devonshire's sister and a rakish aristocrat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebury scoops Love Island finalist Gabby Allen’s debut

Ebury will publish "Love Island" finalist and personal trainer Gabby Allen's first book in May.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt scoops Shapiro's 'genetic detective story' memoir at auction

Daunt Books has acquired a real-life “genetic detective story” by Dani Shapiro, stemming from the writer’s discovery her father was not her biological parent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Inspire novel to tell C S Lewis love story

Harper Inspire has acquired a fictional re-telling of one of the most famous love stories set in the world of books – the love affair between the US writer and poet Joy Davidman and C S Lewis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kaikini's Mumbai stories scoop $25k DSC Prize

Indian writer Jayant Kaikini, along with translator Tejaswini Niranjana, has won the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018 worth $25,000 (£19,200) for the Mumbai-set short story collection No Presents Please (Harper Perennial). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG buys YA inspired by Black Panther

Hachette Children’s Group has bought the UK rights to Slay by US debut author Brittney Morris, who was inspired to write after watching the Marvel blockbuster "Black Panther". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld acquires nostalgic love story Mix Tape for six figures

Transworld has acquired Jane Sanderson's latest novel, a "nostalgic and romantic" story called Mix Tape pitched as perfect for fans of David Nicholls and Laura Barnett, in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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