Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired world rights, in all languages, to two fantasy series from Catherine Pellegrino at Marjacq.
A "coming-of-old" début has been the subject of a string of deals on the eve of the fair, with HarperFiction sealing UK and Commonwealth rights... Read more
Oneworld publisher Juliet Mabey has signed UK and Commonwealth rights to Jamaican novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn’s second novel Patsy. ... Read more
Bluebird has signed two further books from fitness and cookery star Joe Wicks, both of which will focus on babies, children and healthy eating for... Read more
World rights to the Times fashion editor Harriet Walker’s début novel were sold to US publisher Kate Miciak at Ballantine in a six-figure, two-book pre-empt.... Read more
Bloomsbury has acquired a collection of short stories and a debut novel from Irish writer Nicole Flattery in a six-figure pre-empt.
Canongate has acquired the “epic” new novel, To Calais, In Ordinary Time, from Booker-longlisted author James Meek, which is billed as a "mash up of... Read more
Chronicle is to update The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook to mark 20 years since the original publication by Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht.... Read more
Psychological thriller author Lucie Whitehouse is moving from Bloomsbury to Fourth Estate and changing gears with a new crime procedural series.
A book about the collision between the technology and finance worlds has gone to Bodley Head following a five-way auction.
Penguin Random House Children’s has acquired a YA horror novel by Kat Ellis in a two-book, six-figure pre-empt.
Trapeze Books has acquired journalist Ella Dove’s debut in a 48-hour pre-empt, a novel about learning to live life to the full as a survivor... Read more
Walker Books has acquired Nevertell, a middle-grade novel set in the wilderness of Siberia, by debut author Katharine Orton.
Quercus imprint riverrun has acquired Rebecca Wait’s new novel about the impact of a murder-suicide on a small island in the Hebrides.
Biteback Publishing has acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance, the upcoming title by US... Read more
Issue No 5816
Friday, October 5 2018
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