Chatto & Windus has scooped an "exciting literary debut" by Janika Oza, based on the author’s own family’s exile and resettlement from Uganda.... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has acquired Bad Girls Never Say Die by Jennifer Mathieu, a "gender-flipped feminist reimagining" of S E Hinton’s 1967 coming-of-age novel The Outsiders... Read more
Titan Books has swooped for The Drowning Summer, a YA fantasy novel by Christine Lynn Herman.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has landed two more “hilarious escapades” from middle-grade rising star Tom Mitchell.
HarperCollins has snapped up The Kingfisher Patrol, a new novel from Hazel Gaynor set in Japanese-occupied China during the Second World War.... Read more
Quercus has bagged an "explosive" memoir about Anna Delvey, the con-artist who tricked New York’s elite into thinking she was a billionaire heiress.... Read more
True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more
A debut psychological suspense novel by Riley Sager has been snapped up by Ebury Fiction after a "heated" seven-way auction.
Rabia Chaudry is writing an insider account of the case of Adnan Syed, a case she brought to the attention of "Serial", the weekly podcast that captivated... Read more
Pan Macmillan has acquired a memoir by endurance swimmer Diana Nyad. In the 1970s, Nyad set a number of world records in endurance swimming, such... Read more