Wed, 22/08/2012 - 08:22
Headline has acquired a second travel memoir by Ben Hatch, Road to Rouen, the follow-up to Are We Nearly There Yet?
Deputy publishing director Sarah Emsley bought world English rights in the book from Philip Patterson at Marjacq. Road to Rouen follows the Hatch family as they travel across the Channel and...
Tue, 07/08/2012 - 09:30
Readers have voted for Emylia Hall’s debut novel The Book of Summers (Headline) as their number one “favourite read” from the Richard and Judy Summer 2012 Book Club promotion held with W H Smith.
Members of the public voted for their favourite title from the 10 selected for the famous couple’s book...
Tue, 24/07/2012 - 06:30
Headline has acquired contemporary erotic novel, Because You Are Mine by Beth Kery, and will publish it as a serial e-book in eight weekly instalments from 31st July.
Associate publisher Sherise Hobbs and editor Kate Byrne bought British Commonwealth and ANZ rights from Tawanna Sullivan at Penguin US in the title, as well as...
Mon, 23/07/2012 - 15:00
Headline has acquired a new humour title, Texts from Dog, the latest book to come from microblogging site, Tumblr.
Texts sent between October Jones and his dog Cooper, the human and canine alter egos of animator Joe Butcher, have gained the duo a following of over 100,000 Tumblr...
Wed, 18/07/2012 - 14:00
Headline Publishing Group has appointed Simon Thorogood to the role of non-fiction publisher, with Thorogood moving from his current post as editorial director at Transworld imprint Bantam Press.
Thorogood will join Headline on 28th August, and will report to non-fiction publishing director Jonathan Taylor.
Fri, 29/06/2012 - 10:32
Headline has acquired a new book by comedian and actress Jo Brand, described as "the experiences of the more senior of us who are too often expected to fade away without complaint".
Publisher at large Martin Fletcher acquired world rights from agent Vivienne Clore at the Richard Stone Partnership in the title, Growing...
Thu, 21/06/2012 - 09:52
Headline is aiming to draw in younger male readers with a new look and website for historical adventure author Simon Scarrow’s titles, with the covers and campaign taking a more "filmic" approach. The fresh look will launch on 5th July with the paperback publication of Scarrow’s most recent title, Praetorian (...
Mon, 11/06/2012 - 06:06
Publishers will be going barking mad for canines this autumn, with different spins on the shaggy dog story scheduled, from memoirs to picture books and pampering tips.
Headline is releasing two books aimed at the novelty and gifting market, with Find Fenton by Stuart Cooper (27th September hb, £9.99), a Where's...
Thu, 31/05/2012 - 09:45
Headline is set to grow its literary fiction publishing with the launch of a new imprint, Tinder Press.
The imprint, headed by fiction publisher Mary-Anne Harrington and associate publisher Leah Woodburn, will bring out its first titles in spring 2013, with Maggie O’Farrell’s sixth novel, as yet ...
Mon, 30/04/2012 - 07:45
Headline has acquired two new titles for its science-fiction list, with commissioning editor John Wordsworth buying three books in a series set in New Orleans, and an official video game tie-in.
Wordsworth acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in three books in the Sentinels of New Orleans series by Suzanne Johnson from Tor Books, as...