HarperCollins has picked up two books from “utterly hilarious” self-published star Tracy Bloom.
Mantle has won a multi-publisher auction for two books from journalist Lizzie Pook amid a clamour for rights across the world.
Puffin has acquired debut middle-grade series, The Accidental Diary of B.U.G, from author-illustrator talent Jen Carney in a "heated" six-figure auction.... Read more
Michael Joseph’s major 2021 debut The Push by Ashley Audrain has been optioned by Heyday Television.
Michael Joseph has won a multi-publisher auction for Charmaine Wilkerson's “dazzling” debut novel Black Cake in a six-figure deal.
Agents say acquisitions are generally holding up during the coronavirus crisis but the market for some sectors, including literary fiction, is proving more challenging as... Read more
Piatkus has acquired The Motherhood Complex by science journalist Melissa Hogenboom, examining both the biological and psychological changes during pregnancy and motherhood, and how they influence a... Read more
Amazon imprint Thomas & Mercer will publish three further books by Caroline Mitchell.
Psychological thriller writer C L Taylor has signed a deal with HarperCollins imprint Avon for two more suspense novels following her "amazing" 2019 success.... 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