'Very British' debut novel goes to Louise Walters

Indie press Louise Walters Books has signed a "very British" novel by debut author S J Norbury in a one-book deal. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 13:20:19 UTC ]
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Hodder wins auction for Annette Christie debut

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired The Rehearsals, described as a high-concept love story that follows a couple who find themselves forced to keep re-living the day of their wedding rehearsal over and over.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 10:09:35 UTC ]
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RWA Retires RITA Awards, Debuts the 'Vivian' After a Winter of Controversy

The Romance Writers of America will permanently retire its annual RITA Awards, which it has presented annually since 1982, and introduce a new award, the Vivian, following a controversy related to issues of diversity at the organization over the winter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Jennifer Lopez’s Daughter Debuts with Book on Prayer

Emme Muñiz, the daughter of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, shares her daily prayers in ‘Lord Help Me,’ a picture book from Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House Children’s Books releasing on Sept. 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta wins auction for Hyde's Second World War debut

Granta Books has acquired lecturer Alex Hyde’s first novel, Violets, in a four-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 06:51:31 UTC ]
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Diversion Debuts Nonfiction Podcast Series

Diversion Publishing is launching Diversion Podcasts, a new production unit and podcast studio that will develop and release original nonfiction audio series hosted by veteran nonfiction authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BEYOND THE BARD: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Guest Blogger: Prof Katy Shaw, University of Northumbria, Vice-Chair of BACLS – the British Association of Literary Studies – and executive committee member of University English, the national subject association. In recent years there has been a rapid rise in the teaching of English Literature... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-18 09:30:54 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:34:02 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs three-book deal with debut author Ben Creed

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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 20:25:57 UTC ]
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HQ wins 14-publisher auction for Claudia Winkleman debut

Claudia Winkleman's debut book Quite has been snapped up by HQ following a 14-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 14:55:00 UTC ]
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Debut author Jacqueline Rohen dies suddenly, aged 40

Author and conservationist Jacqueline Rohen, whose debut novel How to Marry Your Husband is published by Arrow this month, has died suddenly at her home in Uganda.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-04 07:16:06 UTC ]
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Firefly Press to publish 'powerful' YA debut about right-wing radicalisation

Independent YA and children's publisher Firefly Press will publish Grow by debut author Luke Palmer, described as a "powerful" novel on right-wing radicalisation.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 21:17:58 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara waltzes off with Craig Revel Horwood debut novel

“Strictly” judge Craig Revel Horwood's “fabulous” debut novel has been picked up by Michael O'Mara Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 12:35:01 UTC ]
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Welbeck to publish 'pulse-pounding and fearless' debut

Welbeck Publishing Group has acquired Dark Horses, a debut novel from American author Susan Mihalic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 18:22:14 UTC ]
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5 Debut Novels to Listen To in Quarantine

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us indoors, early numbers suggest a surge in book sales. Audio and eBooks in particular have seen a sudden rise. It has also been a tough time for bookstores. Independent bookstores have had to move online, many offering free shipping to compete with Amazon... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-28 08:48:50 UTC ]
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W&N wins Razak debut in three-way auction

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired Moth by debut author Melody Razak, a "dark and sweeping" story of pre-partition India, in a three-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 13:47:24 UTC ]
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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 03:45:59 UTC ]
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British Book Award chats kick off with Rónán Hession

The Bookseller is to launch a series of weekly Twitter conversations with the authors shortlisted for this year's British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 18:15:25 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires Lev Grossman's debut children's book

Bloomsbury Children's Books has acquired fantasy author Lev Grossman's first children's book,The Silver Arrow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 07:26:16 UTC ]
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Ingram Debuts Book Recommendation Technology

Ingram Content Group is launching Bookfinity, an online site designed to generate personalized book recommendations and drive book sales using technology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Profile Books to publish 'much needed' celebration of British farm produce

Profile Books will publish a new book by Ned Palmer, author of A Cheesemonger's History of the British Isles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-20 02:27:22 UTC ]
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