Sphere bags debut Breaking Point at auction

Sphere has announced Irish journalist Edel Coffey’s debut novel, Breaking Point, will be a superlead for the publisher in 2022, following a multi-publisher auction and six-figure deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 14:51:31 UTC ]
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Sphere triumphs at auction for 'joyous' Simon debut

Sphere will publish Christine Simon's debut novel The Patron Saint of Second Chances in 2022.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-22 05:08:20 UTC ]
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Sphere wins Bublitz debut in 'hotly contested' auction

Sphere is publishing debut author Jacqueline Bublitz’s novel Before You Knew My Name, pitched as "The Lovely Bones for a new generation", plus a second book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 08:04:20 UTC ]
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Orion bags Quinn debut on England's smallest man at auction

Orion Fiction has bagged the author Frances Quinn's debut novel at auction, telling the story of England’s smallest man. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere bags LaManna's 'addictive' thriller in four-way auction

Sphere has acquired a "sharp, twisty and addictive" thriller from US writer Gina LaManna in a four-way auction to publish in early 2020 as a superlead title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sphere wins auction for 'haunting' crime debut in six-figure deal

Sphere has won an auction for debut thriller writer Vanessa Savage in a six-figure deal for two books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber bags 'intimate' debut after seven-way auction

Faber has acquired Conversations with Friends, a "startling" and "intimate" debut novel from Sally Rooney, after a seven-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S bags Bennett's debut thriller on New Zealand’s colonial past

Simon & Schuster UK has landed Better the Blood, the "engrossing and exciting" debut thriller by award-winning Māori screenwriter and director Michael Bennett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-24 11:17:04 UTC ]
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Atlantic bags 'gorgeous' debut from Grudova in two-book deal

Atlantic Books has acquired Camilla Grudova's Children of Paradise, a "stunning" debut novel exploring the lives of cinema workers and sex. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 06:20:25 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate wins 11-way auction for Adegoke's 'sensational' debut novel

Fourth Estate has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Yomi Adegoke’s "entertaining and daring" debut novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 11:55:31 UTC ]
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Usborne triumphs in seven-way auction for middle-grade debut by Linton

Usborne has triumphed in a seven-way auction for a middle-grade story by debut author G M Linton celebrating family, friendship and being proud of who you are and your heritage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-12 02:12:44 UTC ]
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Rough Trade bags Patel's 'vital' debut

Independent press Rough Trade Books has landed Sheena Patel's "imaginative, vital" debut novel I'm a Fan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 18:13:31 UTC ]
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Bodley Head wins six-way auction for historian Stanmore's debut on practical magic

The Bodley Head has landed historian Tabitha Stanmore's debut, Cunning Folk: Life in the Era of Practical Magic, after a six-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-09 12:33:10 UTC ]
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Fitwaffle TikTok star's debut won by Ebury in seven-way auction

Ebury Press has won a seven-way auction for the debut cookbook by personal trainer turned baking influencer Eloise Head, known to more than four million followers on TikTok, Instagram and YouTube as Fitwaffle. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-27 22:32:50 UTC ]
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Brazen wins five-way auction for Brady's debut

Octopus imprint Brazen has won a five-way auction for the debut book from Scottish comedian and writer Fern Brady about her experience of autism.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 02:00:06 UTC ]
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Flipped eye bags Musariri's dystopian debut

Flipped eye has landed Only This Once Are You Immaculate, the "stunning" debut fiction novel by Zimbabwean author Blessing Musariri. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 22:23:11 UTC ]
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Hodder bags Burr's 'stunningly written' debut in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has bagged two crime novels by Australian writer Shelley Burr, including her debut Wake.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 03:48:01 UTC ]
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Picador wins four-way auction for Patterson debut collection

Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 01:12:14 UTC ]
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Societal expectations? Please. For the female protagonists in these 3 debut novels, it’s time to break the mold.

Writers from different parts of the world weigh in on what it means to be a woman with agency. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Orbit wins three-way auction for Lee's debut contemporary fantasy

Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-way auction for two novels from Thomas D Lee, including his debut Perilous Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-09 22:54:38 UTC ]
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