Rachel Neely, commissioning editor at Trapeze, has made her first acquisition for the company with debut novel Wet Paint by Chloë Ashby. ... Read more
Quercus has won a six-way auction for Laura Kay's debut novel The Split—described as "a Louise Rennison for grown-ups".... Read more
William Collins has bought a memoir by Tanya Frank investigating her son’s schizoaffective disorder, extended from a New York Times feature which generated an "extraordinary... Read more
Mantle has triumphed in a five-publisher auction for two books from a husband and wife team, writing as Ellery Lloyd.
Blink imprint Lagom has signed a "bold and irreverent" guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas.
Transworld has acquired a non-fiction book "about an introvert who tries to live as an extrovert for a year".
Head of Zeus imprint Apollo is to publish Stories We Tell Ourselves, a debut novel from French-British author, Sarah Françoise.