HarperCollins will publish bestselling author Gill Sims' Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A **** next June, accompanied by a nationwide theatre tour.... Read more
Ebury Press has acquired the first book from "Love Island" 2018 winner Dani Dyer for publication in 2019.
Headline has struck a deal to publish a new spin-off series from Jodi Taylor, the author of the Chronicles of St Mary’s series.... Read more
Gollancz has pre-empted Margarita Montimore’s ‘uplit’ debut Oona Out of Order.
Pan Macmillan has acquired four more books by The Woolworths series author Elaine Everest.
Profile Books has won a six-way auction to publish former probation officer Eleanor Fellowes’ investigation into the UK’s prison system.
Salt Publishing has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to a new volume of Nicholas Lezard’s memoirs.
Trapeze is launching a collection of essays by black female writers, scholars and activists, called Well-Read Black Girl, with a competition to find an unpublished black British... Read more
Kate Atkinson is publishing a new Jackson Brodie novel with Transworld in 2019: Big Sky.
Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s has bought Are You Watching?, a YA thriller about a girl who takes part in a reality show, by debut author... Read more
Octopus has bought the memoir of forensic psychologist Kerry Daynes, The Dark Side of the Mind, after a five-publisher auction. ... Read more
Profile Books will publish a biography of “legendary” Yorkshire cyclist Beryl Burton, through its Pursuit imprint in 2021.
Stephen King’s The Colorado Kid will have a mainstream publication in the UK for the first time next July, by Titan Books.... Read more
Scallywag Press has acquired world rights, excluding the US and Canada, to a picture book about loss by Cori Doerrfeld.
Stripes Publishing, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, has acquired a middle-grade novel set in the world of Victorian illusionists, by Sharon Gosling.... Read more
Issue No 5824
Friday, December 7 2018
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