Yoon's Adult Debut, 'Version Zero,' Creates Pre-Frankfurt Scramble

Bestselling YA author David Yoon's adult debut, a speculative thriller called 'Version Zero,' is generating major buzz in the run-up to next week's Frankfurt Book Fair. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Allnutt Debut Becomes Pre-Frankfurt Sensation

Sam Eades at Trapeze, an imprint of U.K. publisher Orion, has won a five-way auction to sign the debut novel 'We Own the Sky' by Luke Allnutt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-11 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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Wildfire pre-empts debut ‘feminist epic’

Wildfire has pre-empted a "feminist epic", Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, retelling the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, from the perspective of Ariadne and her sister Phaedra. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 05:23:20 UTC ]
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Canongate pre-empts Salena Godden's 'visionary' debut novel

Canongate will publish poet and performer Salena Godden’s debut novel, described by the publisher as an "electrifying genre- and form-defying firestarter". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 03:34:36 UTC ]
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Scribner UK pre-empts 'breakout' Paul Yoon novel

Scribner UK has pre-empted a Laos-set novel by US writer Paul Yoon, which follows three orphans in one of the "darkest, but relatively little known, episodes in 20th century history". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-20 17:30:09 UTC ]
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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Zephyr pre-empts debut from Aardman's Hawkins

Head of Zeus imprint Zephyr has pre-empted the debut novel from Aardman Animations creative director Finbar Hawkins in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 03:38:34 UTC ]
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An Unsolicited Manuscript Becomes a Hot Pre-Frankfurt Property

The debut novel ‘A Kindness,’ which literary agent Helen Heller received a little over a week ago after responding to an unsolicited pitch letter, is gaining pre-Frankfurt Book Fair buzz after being preempted in the U.S. by Pamela Dorman for high six figures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld lands Henderson's 'powerful' debut in six-figure pre-empt

Transworld has pre-empted The Funny Thing about Norman Foreman by debut author Julietta Henderson in a "significant" six-figure deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 21:23:29 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts 'chilling' Pearse debut in two-book deal

Transworld has pre-empted a "chilling" debut crime novel from Sarah Pearse in a “significant” two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-07 16:56:08 UTC ]
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Children's author Polly Ho-Yen joins Titan with adult debut

Titan Books has signed Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and Blue Peter Book Award shortlisted author Polly Ho-Yen's debut adult novel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 16:28:19 UTC ]
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Doubleday makes 'substantial' six-figure pre-empt for 'exceptional' debut

Doubleday has made a “substantial” six-figure pre-empt on a debut novel by academic and comedian Marianne Cronin about two women who meet at an art class. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 09:03:45 UTC ]
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Headline Review pre-empts 'remarkable' Druart debut as international offers flood in

​Headline Review has pre-empted world rights to the debut novel from Ruth Druart, with 11 international rights deals following for the "remarkable read". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-04 05:26:17 UTC ]
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Doubleday pre-empts Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut

Doubleday has pre-empted Faber Academy graduate Ericka Waller’s debut novel, Dog Days, about the solace of canine companions “when times are hard”.   Kirsty Dunseath, publishing director of Doubleday Fiction, bought world rights in all languages for two titles from Katie Greenstreet at C&W.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 12:33:37 UTC ]
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Cape pre-empts Megan Nolan's 'exhilarating' debut about toxic relationships

Irish writer Megan Nolan's debut novel has just sold to Jonathan Cape in a pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 16:21:35 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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Hodder pre-empts 'compelling' debut from Cooper in two-book deal

Hodder & Stoughton has pre-empted an "incredibly compelling" domestic suspense novel from debut author Helen Cooper in a "major" two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 17:25:03 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Children’s Books pre-empts Gibbons debut in major three-book deal

HarperCollins Children's Books has snapped up world rights in a "lightning-strike pre-empt" to A Clock of Stars by children's author Francesca Gibbons in a major three-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 07:34:18 UTC ]
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Heinemann pre-empts horror debut from BAFTA winner Maclean

PRH imprint William Heinemann has pre-empted an “unsettling” horror novel debut from BAFTA-winning writer Will Maclean.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 05:31:43 UTC ]
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