Guardian Faber has acquired a book about ‘ultra running’, one of the “toughest sports in the world”, by Adharanand Finn.
Trapeze has signed an empowering call to arms from journalist and author Rebecca Reid about how women need to assert themselves in day-to-day life. ... Read more
Hachette Children's Group has snapped up rights to a graphic novel adaptation of Laurie Halse Anderson's critically acclaimed Speak, about a high school sexual assault.... Read more
Little, Brown imprint Orbit has won a three-publisher auction for a new epic fantasy series from author Mike Brooks.
Headline has scooped the "beautifully original" debut from ex-snowboarder Allie Reynolds for six figures following a 10-publisher auction.
Bluebird has scooped world right to two new books from Jack Monroe, including her first volume of vegan recipes.
Hodder imprint Sceptre has snapped up rights to the Dutch bestseller The Number Bias: How Numbers Lead and Mislead Us by econometrician and journalist Sanne Blauw.... Read more
Faber will publish the next novel, Strange Hotel, by Eimear McBride about a nameless woman who "negotiates her own memories and impulses" across a series of hotel rooms... Read more
Scholastic will next year publish a prequel to Suzanne Collins’ bestselling The Hunger Games series in the UK, US, Canada, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has acquired four middle-grade novels from Kiran Millwood Hargrave for a six-figure sum.