Hot Key buys YA psychological thriller

Hot Key Books has acquired world rights in a YA psychological thriller by James Dawson, whose... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Did Facebook Buy Push Pop Press?

The purchase sets off speculation about publishing ambitions at Facebook, and puts renewed focus on its highly-anticipated iPad app. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sceptre buys new novel by Cold Mountain author

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:10 Sceptre has acquired the latest novel by Cold Mountain author Charles Frazier, to be published on 27th September 2011. Publishing director Carolyn Mays bought British Commonwealth, excluding Canada, rights in the title,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook buys innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:14 Facebook has bought the innovative ebook publisher Push Pop Press but will not use the company to publish ebooks. The giant social networking website will instead use PPP's platform and technology to give "people even richer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion buys Battlefield tie-in novel by McNab

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 11:36 Orion has bought world rights to an Andy McNab novel tying into the forthcoming Battlefield 3 videogame. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sage buys Learning Matters

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 15:11 Academic and professional publisher Sage has bought Learning Matters, the independent education publisher founded in 1999. The sale, for an undisclosed sum, was announced jointly by Learning Matters founder and managing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus buys two more from Clarke

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 02/08/2011 - 08:53 Quercus has bought another two books by its young adult fiction author Cat Clarke. Roisin Heycock, editorial director at Quercus Children's Books, bought the rights from Victoria Birkett of Miles Stott. The first of the two... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac buys third book from Orion's Wright

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 14:32 Pan Macmillan has bought the third novel by Orion senior rights manager Pippa Wright, entitled The Foster Husband. Senior commissioning editor for fiction Jenny Geras acquired UK and Commonwealth rights from Andrew Kidd... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Legal battle over libraries hots up

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 08:53 The defence of the public library service has entered a new phase with the judicial review hearing in the High Court into Brent council’s contentious proposal to close six of its 12 libraries. The case was the first to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's managers await buying change

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:25 Store managers at Waterstone’s have been reacting with mixed feelings and some confusion to James Daunt’s plans to reintroduce centralised buying into the chain bookseller, as they await more details about the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and Barnes & Noble Pull 'Buy' Links from Apps

In the latest development in Apple’s contentious relationship with booksellers, the country’s two biggest ebook retailers—Amazon and Barnes & Noble—have stopped selling their wares directly to customers through their Apple apps, reports the Wall Street Journal. Canadian bookseller Kobo did... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summersdale buys An Apple a Day

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 15:44 Summersdale has bought world rights to a book about anorexia by Emma Woolf, the writer of the Sunday Times column An Apple a Day. Commissioning editor Jennifer Barclay bought the rights from Sarah Such of Sarah Such Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chatto buys phone-hacking exposé

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 22/07/2011 - 11:03 Chatto & Windus has signed a book by the Guardian journalist who revealed the News of the World hacked the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler. Senior editor Poppy Hampson bought UK & Commonwealth rights to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt reintroduces centralised buying at Waterstone's

Written By: Graeme Neill and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 15:58 Waterstone's is reintroducing central buying for both new books and replenishment but m.d. James Daunt insisted store staff would be able to order the books they want, when they want. Managing director James... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster buys two Casey Hill

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 10:40 Simon & Schuster has bought a further two thrillers from husband and wife writing team Casey Hill. Fiction editorial director Maxine Hitchcock bough UK and Commonwealth rights to the books, which will be published in 2013... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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"Waterstone's approach to buying must change" - Daunt

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 09:25 Waterstone's managing director James Daunt has told staff "its approach to buying must change" and said he plans a "complete overhaul" of the chain's infrastructure. In an email to staff, Daunt said it was essential an... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury buys Continuum

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/07/2011 - 09:04 Bloomsbury has bought academic publisher Continuum in a deal worth £20.1m. The publisher described the buy, its sixth in the academic and professional field during the past five years, as "transformational" and said it would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille buys fourth New Voice in food

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 11/07/2011 - 16:02 Quadrille has acquired a fourth book in its New Voices in Food series, written by food blogger Niamh Shields. Editorial director Anne Furniss bought world rights to Comfort and Spice through agent Clare Hulton. The book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Buys U.K. Competitor

Amazon is making a move to become even more international. The online bookseller has just acquired the Book Depository International, a U.K. bookseller that distinguishes itself as being home to "the largest range of titles in the world." The terms of the deal have not yet been released, but the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson buys REDgroup online businesses

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:33 Pearson Australia is taking over the online business of collapsed Australian bookseller REDgroup, which includes the Borders and Angus & Robertson sites. The publisher said it wanted to maintain "continuity for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crossan writes three YA titles for Bloomsbury

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 15:01 Bloomsbury has acquired three YA books by Irish author, Sarah Crossan. Senior commissioning editor Ele Fountain acquired the trio of titles through Julia Churchill at Greenhouse, with the first title, Breathe, to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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