Transworld in six-figure deal for Wild

Transworld has bought five books by Meredith Wild, who was originally self-published, in a “significant six-figure deal”. Editorial director Harriet Bourton acquired British Commonwealth rights to all five books in the Hacker series from Grand Central Publishing in the US. The first four books in the series, which were originally self-published – Hardwired, Hardpressed, Hardline and Hard Limit – were released as Transworld ebook editions on 7th April. Mass-market paperback editions will follow in July and August.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Walker Books signs two-book deal with creative duo Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel

Walker Books will publish Unleash Your Creative Monster: A Children’s Guide to Writing by Andy Jones and Olaf Falafel, the first title in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion Book Deals: June 10, 2020

Zondervan takes a gift book on ‘How Far You Have Come,’ literary agent Blythe Daniel gets her own book deal, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Deals: Week of June 8, 2020

Among the notable deals last week were the sale of a memoir from a PBS NewsHour correspondent, a novel about a woman who gives birth to an owl, and international bestseller Michel Faber’s latest novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Joe Wicks moves to HarperCollins in adult and children's book deal

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is leaving Bluebird for HarperCollins, signing a multi-book deal for adult lifestyle and children's titles with the publisher. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld acquires motherhood memoir from Margaret Reynolds

Transworld has bought UK and Commonwealth rights for memoir The Bright Field by Margaret Reynolds, professor of English at Queen Mary, University of London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Minneapolis Bookstores Deal With Fire, Vandalism During Chaotic Weekend

Twin Cities bookstores tried to weather the civil unrest that continued throughout the weekend. While Moon Palace Books remained mostly unscathed during days of rioting, Uncle Edgar's and Uncle Hugo's burned down. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Deals: Week of June 1, 2020

Among the big acquisitions last week were a history of four women who transformed the CIA and a sequel to 'The Henna Artist', which was Reese’s Book Club pick for May. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Religion Book Deals: May 27, 2020

Christian singer/songwriter Sandra McCracken brings her debut to B&H, Convergent signs a mother and son’s memoir about opioid addiction, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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James leaves Orion for HQ in three-book deal

Erica James is leaving Orion after 25 years to join HQ in a three-book deal, reuniting the author with her former editor Kate Mills. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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High streaming figures for Hay Festival Digital first weekend

Hay Festival Digital events were streamed over 210,000 times in the virtual festival's opening weekend (Saturday 23rd May to Bank Holiday Monday, 25th May), with people from more than 63 countries tuning in.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can There Be Book Deals Without Meals?

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Book Deals: Week of May 25, 2020

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Transworld unveils new Sophie Kinsella novel for October

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8 Books About The Green New Deal

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Virtual events should 'mirror the real world', says Orion's Wilding

Maura Wilding has urged publicists and marketing teams to think about "mirroring the real world" when organising online events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Welbeck Publishing Group has signed a three-book deal with debut historical writer Ben Creed.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Religion Book Deals: May 13, 2020

Jennifer Lopez's daughter makes a literary debut, Convergent adds two new authors to its list, Hachette takes on 'A Hot Holy Mess,' and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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