The Madeleine Milburn agent highlights how the industry needs to become far more open and flexible in its approach to health and disability. ... Read more
Ebury imprint Rider has snapped up non-fiction book Take It In by Giselle La Pompe-Moore, an "empowering" guide to spirituality.... Read more
Piatkus has signed The Fixer Upper, a romantic comedy debut from Lauren Forsythe, billed as "the perfect blend of funny and emotional".... Read more
HarperCollins division One More Chapter has scooped a feel-good Christmas title from Kitty Wilson, author of The Cornish Village School series (Canelo). ... Read more
Orion Fiction has acquired the "wickedly funny" debut, First Time for Everything, from London Writers Award Winner Henry Fry, in a three-way auction. ... Read more
Orion Fiction editorial director Charlotte Mursell has pre-empted The Truth Will Out, a "claustrophobic tale of obsession" from debut author Rosemary Hennigan, in a two-book deal. ... Read more
HQ Digital has signed Pug Actually, a "quirky rom-com with a canine twist" by Matt Dunn.
Virago has acquired Womb: The Inside Story of Where We All Began by Leah Hazard, to publish as its lead publication in spring 2023, following an eight-way... Read more
Hodder Studio has acquired two titles from Heather Marshall at auction, including her debut Looking for Jane.
Michael Joseph’s major 2021 debut The Push by Ashley Audrain has been optioned by Heyday Television.