Transworld signs 70-year-old debut author as 'summer lead' title

A debut novel by 70-year-old Anne Youngson has been pre-empted by Transworld and is set to become the publisher's lead fiction title for summer 2018. Transworld editorial director Jane Lawson pre-empted UK and Commonwealth rights including Canada to Meet Me At The Museum, described as "the gentlest, most humane and emotional" novel, from Judith Murray at Greene & Heaton, just 48 hours after receiving the submission. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs three from debut author Lamb

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 08:30 Transworld has acquired three novels by debut author Victoria Lamb, all set in the time of Elizabeth I's reign. Publishing director Selina Walker bought world rights in the trilogy from agent Luigi Bonomi, and will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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Avon signs debut author Hannah Sunderland in two-book deal

HarperCollins has snapped up two women’s fiction books by debut author Hannah Sunderland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 02:55:49 UTC ]
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S&S Children’s signs debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK have signed a two-book deal with debut author and illustrator Alice McKinley, including Nine Lives Newton, which was the subject of a US pre-empt at the Bologna Book Fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 03:50:48 UTC ]
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Hachette Children’s signs MG series by debut author L D Lapinski

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a magical middle-grade fantasy series by debut author L D Lapinski. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-19 18:47:30 UTC ]
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Cranachan Publishing signs debut author Joan Haig

Scottish publisher Cranachan has signed debut author Joan Haig to its middle-grade imprint, Pokey Hat, for her first title Tiger Skin Rug. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Zaffre signs three debut authors to Memory Lane list

Bonnier adult fiction imprint Zaffre has signed debut authors Shirley Mann, Katie Hutton, and Gillie Holmes to its Memory Lane list of saga-writing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic pairs 11-year-old author with Rebecca Westcott for autism title

Scholastic has acquired Can You See Me? by 11-year-old Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott, a novel inspired by Libby’s own experience with autism. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP Children’s signs debut MG author Julie Pike

Oxford University Press (OUP) Children’s has acquired The Last Spell Breather, a middle-grade fantasy, by debut author Julie Pike. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs fantasy series by debut author Bex Hogan

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired a three-book fantasy set on the high seas by debut author Bex Hogan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author Simon Mockler signs with Piccadilly Press

Piccadilly Press, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired a humorous young fiction series by debut author Simon Mockler. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld signs debut Scottish police procedural series

Transworld has signed a "tense and compelling" Scottish police procedural series by debut author Deborah Masson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stripes signs debut author Dylan

Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has bought a novel by debut author Gabriel Dylan for its Red Eye horror list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Teenage author signs debut deal for 'powerful' YA

Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Full Disclosure, a “powerful” YA novel by 18-year-old debut author Camryn Garrett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's author Martin signs adult debut with 4th Estate

HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate has snapped up the debut adult novel of Irish children’s author Darragh Martin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sherwood's historical debut to be riverrun's 'lead' 2018 title

Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired Testament, an historical fiction debut novel by Kim Sherwood, winner of the Bath Novel Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Transworld debut The Couple Next Door named W H Smith's Book of the Year

Debut thriller The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (Transworld) has been named as W H Smith's Book of the Year for 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andersen signs debut YA author Julia Gray

Andersen Press has acquired a satirical YA novel about two boys and Norse gods by debut author Julia Gray. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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