Bluebird has signed another five books in the bestselling Pinch of Nom series, with two new cookbooks and three food planners.
The Blue Peter Book Awards have been won this year by Elle McNicoll's A Kind of Spark (Knights Of) and Mike Barfield and Jess Bradley's A Day in the Life... Read more
Orbit UK has acquired the "spellbinding" new novel from the multi-award winning Claire North, titled Notes from the Burning Age.... Read more
Hodder will publish Sara Sheridan’s Edinburgh-set historical novel The Fair Botanists in partnership with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. ... Read more
David Fickling Books has acquired Carlie Sorosiak's first work of non-fiction for children, Roar Like a Lion, illustrated by Katie Walker.... Read more
Bloomsbury Business has acquired Jo Owen’s timely new book, Smart Work: The Ultimate Handbook for Remote and Hybrid Teams. ... Read more
The legacy of science fiction author Octavia Butler is to be explored at the Barbican's New Suns feminist literary festival this month.
Hodder & Stoughton has secured Esme King’s debut novel, Reasons To Go Outside, “an uplifting and life-affirming story about a woman who hasn’t left her home in 43 years”. ... Read more
Welsh publisher Parthian Press is to launch a podcast, with the first series focusing on queer Welsh writing.
Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired The Seven Ages of Death: A Forensic Pathologist’s Journey Through Life, the new book from Dr Richard Shepherd, a forensic pathologist with... Read more
Jojo Moyes’ Night Music (Hodder & Stoughton) has orchestrated a rise into the Bookstat e-book number one spot, for the week ending 27th February.... Read more
Simon & Schuster is to publish James Dyson's memoir, Invention: A Life, in September 2021.
Picador has landed a story collection and debut novel from Niamh Mulvey, writer of publishing newsletter “In the Read” and a former Quercus commissioning editor.... Read more
Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of.... Read more
The debut novel of Vintage editor Lily Lindon has gone to Head of Zeus in a four-way auction, as part of a two-book deal. ... Read more
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Issue No 5920
Friday, March 5 2021
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