'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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Kate Elizabeth Russell’s debut novel is an unsettling tale of abuse

“My Dark Vanessa” will strike a chord with women. But it ought to be read by men Continue reading at The Economist

[ The Economist | 2020-03-19 15:48:46 UTC ]
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Meh on the Debut, In Love With the Sophomore

TFW you didn't love the debut novel and are completely taken by surprise when you fall head over heels for that same author's second book. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 10:35:57 UTC ]
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Without Places to Gather, Debut Novelists Reimagine Book Promotion

First-time novelists with books out or coming soon talk about their changes of plans and how they’re spending these unusual days. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-03-18 20:00:14 UTC ]
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Rowling, Smith and Oliver make British Book Awards '30 from 30' shortlist

JK Rowling, Zadie Smith and Jamie Oliver have made the shortlist for the British Book Awards "30 from 30" trophy that will crown one book the “best” of the past three decades. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 13:31:41 UTC ]
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British Book Awards Small Press winners revealed

The nine winners of the regional and country round of the British Book Awards Small Press of the Year accolade have been revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:49:39 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury wins Imogen Crimp's debut novel in four-way auction

Bloomsbury Publishing has won Imogen Crimp’s debut novel, The High Notes, in a four-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 18:04:44 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 UTC ]
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Piccadilly Press snaps up Hannah Peck’s debut series

Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has signed author-illustrator Hannah Peck to its list for her debut three-book series of children’s fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 17:30:10 UTC ]
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A Book’s Debut Amidst a Pandemic

Amy Klein discusses being a debut author during the coronavirus quarantine, as bookstores close and events are canceled for the public's safety. The post A Book’s Debut Amidst a Pandemic appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-03-16 16:30:59 UTC ]
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Zaffre signs debut writer Caroline Day

Zaffre is publishing Caroline Day's debut novel, Hope Nicely’s Lessons for Life, next spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 23:32:06 UTC ]
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John Murray snaps up debut Memphis in five-way auction

John Murray has snapped up an American debut, Memphis, based on Tara Stringfellow’s "extraordinary" family history, in a five-way auction for a "strong" five-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-15 17:46:06 UTC ]
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Bonnier unveils three-year portfolio of new Louise Pentland publishing

Bonnier Books UK has announced a raft of new books by Louise Pentland publishing across its adult non-fiction, adult fiction and children’s fiction imprints.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 12:01:32 UTC ]
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Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction unveils 2020 longlist

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has unveiled this year’s longlist after "lively debates" among the judges. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 10:22:42 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Curated Video Service Flipboard TV Debuts on Samsung Galaxy S20 Phones

Flipboard TV, a curated video service inside the Flipboard application featuring content from publisher partners and local TV stations, debuted Friday with 16 channels, exclusively on Samsung Galaxy S20 phones. Flipboard Flipboard TV will provide video from major publishers including American... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-06 17:05:10 UTC ]
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Breaking In: An Interview with Debut Middle-Grade Author J. Kaspar Kramer

The debut middle-grade author answers questions about writing and publishing her folklore-inspired historical fiction set in Communist Romania. The post Breaking In: An Interview with Debut Middle-Grade Author J. Kaspar Kramer by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-03-06 16:37:35 UTC ]
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Zaffre wins Sampson's debut The Last Library

Bonnier Books UK has acquired Freya Sampson's debut novel The Last Library—an "ode to libraries and the ability they possess to bring the unlikeliest of people together". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-06 07:58:22 UTC ]
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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 19:12:41 UTC ]
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Film rights for Osman debut novel bought by Amblin in 14-way auction

Film rights to Richard Osman’s debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club (Viking), have been snapped up by Amblin Partners in a 14-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 16:08:49 UTC ]
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With ‘The Night Watchman,’ Louise Erdrich rediscovers her genius

The National Book Award winner thought she was done writing. Lucky for us, she was wrong. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-02 18:09:45 UTC ]
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