Sphere acquires actress Welch

Sphere has bought two novels by actress and television presenter Denise Welch. In her first deal for the list, deputy publisher for Sphere fiction Maddie West acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in two books from Gordon Wise at Curtis Brown. Welch has starred in programmes including "Coronation Street" and "Waterloo Road", and was also a regular panellist on "Loose Women". The first, If They Could See Me Now, is a story of one woman’s empowerment, of learning to trust yourself and the lessons you’ve learned from life. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere has acquired The Secret Diary of a British Muslim Aged 13¾ from stand-up comedian Tez Ilyas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 11:30:14 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires two books from PRH's Rob Waddington

Sphere has won a multiple-publisher auction to publish Twelve Secrets, the first in a crime series by Rob Gold — a pseudonym for PRH Group sales director Rob Waddington.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 10:36:26 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires 'feel-good book club' fiction by Sophie Green

Little, Brown imprint Sphere has acquired The Inaugural Meeting of the Fairvale Ladies Book Club by Sophie Green from Hachette Australia. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires YouTuber Emma Blackery's first book

Sphere non-fiction has acquired the first book by Emma Blackery, a musician and vlogger with more than 1.3 million subscribers to her YouTube channel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires debut The Ruin by Irish author McTiernan

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[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere non-fiction acquires Instagram star's 'Fit in 3'

Sphere non-fiction has acquired a debut health and fitness book by Instagram sensation Faya Nilsson, a personal trainer and winner of Cosmopolitan’s Lifestyle Blogger of the Year for her blog, fitnessontoast.com. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires two Clare Mackintosh thrillers

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[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere acquires crime from Hardie

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[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere nets Epstein-inspired thriller from Marwood

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