W&N scoops Trevor McDonald's autobiography in six-figure deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has scooped Sir Trevor McDonald’s autobiography for a “significant” six-figure sum, taking readers through pivotal moments in history alongside personal reflections and stories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-04 18:38:21 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's scoops fantasy trilogy in six-figure Bologna deal

Macmillan Children’s Books has secured fantasy trilogy Children of Blood and Bone by debut writer Tomi Adeyemi in a "hotly contested" six-figure auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP signs Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in five-figure deal

Oxford University Press has signed husband-and-wife team Naomi and James Jones' debut picture book in a five-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:36:11 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group pre-empts MG series in six-figure deal

Hachette Children's Group has pre-empted a middle-grade series by J M Joseph in a six-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 04:19:11 UTC ]
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W&N scoops 'glowing hot' Campbell debut in two-book deal

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has snapped up a “glowing-hot” debut from Niamh Campbell in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 07:46:00 UTC ]
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S&S Nabs Ruhl’s Memoir, 'Smile,' in Seven-Figure Deal

In another major pre-Frankfurt Book Fair sale, Marysue Rucci at Simon & Schuster paid a rumored seven figures for a memoir by playwright Sarah Ruhl called 'Smile.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld scoops 'heartwarming' debut from Paris in two-book deal

Transworld has scooped the debut novel from performer, writer and Faber Academy alumna Helen Paris in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 13:58:41 UTC ]
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Debut YA by Member of Chippewa Tribe Sells in Seven-Figure Deal

'The Firekeeper's Daughter' by Angeline Boulleywas acquired by Tiffany Liao at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers after a 12-bidder auction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Pan Mac scoops historical crime novel in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has landed the first novel in a historical crime fiction series from D V Bishop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-20 00:24:27 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press signs Harvard economist Goldin in six-figure deal

Princeton University Press has struck a six-figure deal with Harvard economist Claudia Goldin for her "urgent" book on gender disparity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:03:07 UTC ]
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Walker snaps up Malamander sequel in six-figure deal

Walker Books has triumphed in an eight-way auction to publish the follow up to Malamander by Thomas Taylor in a six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 07:54:33 UTC ]
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Macmillan scoops Snowden memoir in global deal

Pan Macmillan has scooped NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s "incredible" memoir as part of a global deal by Macmillan Publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-01 17:23:10 UTC ]
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Jonathan Stroud moves to Walker in six-figure two-book deal

Walker has signed former editor Jonathan Stroud in a six-figure two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-11 03:23:16 UTC ]
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Walker Books acquires Jennifer Bell MG in six-figure deal

Walker Books has acquired two novels by middle-grade author Jennifer Bell in a six-figure, pre-emptive deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-30 16:26:58 UTC ]
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Bluebird scoops first vegan collection from Monroe in two-book deal

Bluebird has scooped world right to two new books from Jack Monroe, including her first volume of vegan recipes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 23:20:24 UTC ]
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Headline scoops Reynolds debut for six figures in 10-publisher auction

Headline has scooped the "beautifully original" debut from ex-snowboarder Allie Reynolds for six figures following a 10-publisher auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-23 19:44:19 UTC ]
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Paramount buys film rights to McKinty's The Chain in seven-figure deal

Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 09:51:26 UTC ]
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Kiran Millwood Hargrave signs six-figure deal with HCG

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired four middle-grade novels from Kiran Millwood Hargrave for a six-figure sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-17 16:26:13 UTC ]
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Trade figures welcome Barnes & Noble deal

Trade figures have largely welcomed the news that Waterstones boss James Daunt will become c.e.o. of both Waterstones and Barnes & Noble, after Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited bought the US chain in a $683m deal. But a warning has been sounded that some consequences of the deal - which marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 07:57:43 UTC ]
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