Serpent's Tail senior commissioning editor Miranda Jewess will launch a new crime imprint, Viper, in November with 20 titles for its inaugural year.
Bloomsbury Children’s has snapped up Sibéal Pounder's “Wicked-style retelling of every Santa story you've ever read”, which centres around Ms Claus. ... Read more
A collaborative novel featuring five bestselling authors including Lucinda Riley and Alyson Richman, inspired by a recent blockbuster Guggeinheim exhibition of a previously little-known pioneering female abstract artist, has notched... Read more
Indie publisher Saraband will publish Helen Moat’s memoir covering her 2000-mile cycle journey across Europe, in April 2020.
Stacie Swift’s book of “positivity, self-care and words to live by” has been won by Pavilion in a four-way auction.
Octopus imprint Aster has acquired “a new kind of sleep book” from wellness coach Danielle Marchant.
HarperCollins has triumphed in a nine-way auction to publish Girl A by slushpile debut author Abigail Dean, with international rights sold in seven territories as... Read more
Pavilion has scooped the long-awaited second graphic novel from Pam Smy, author and illustrator of Thornhill (David Fickling Books), the first title in a new children’s illustrated... Read more
Picador has triumphed in a multi-publisher auction for an “unforgettable” new novel from Emma Stonex in a two-book deal, with rights already being gobbled up... Read more
Allen & Unwin has snapped up Nothing Much Happens: Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups by Kathryn Nicolai in a seven-way auction, with rights sold in nine... Read more
Walker Books will publish award-winning poet Joseph Coelho’s first middle-grade fiction series.
Waterstones will open a new bookshop in Didcot, Oxfordshire, in November.
Two debut novelists, Roshan Ali and Madhuri Vijay, are in the running for India's richest literary award, the 2019 JCB Prize for Literature, alongside three other writers.... Read more
HarperCollins has landed world rights to golf legend Tiger Woods' first ever memoir, entitled Back, promising the "definitive" story of his career, fall and comeback.... Read more
Historical letters from Florence Nightingale and Captain Scott will go on display alongside antique travel books, maps and globes at Stanfords after a treasure trove... Read more
Issue No 5859
Friday, October 11 2019
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