Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, will publish YA murder mystery Bad Things Happen Here by Rebecca Barrow. ... Read more
Puffin has acquired The Secret of Haven Point and one other book from Lisette Auton, a 2018 graduate of Penguin's WriteNow programme. ... Read more
Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired The Swallows’ Flight, the companion to Hilary McKay’s award-winning First World War novel The Skylarks’ War (MCB).... Read more
Stephanie Garber is returning to the world of Caraval with two new books for Hodder & Stoughton.
Electric Monkey, the YA imprint of Egmont Books, has pre-empted Blackout, a collaboration between six black authors: Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas,... Read more
Walker Books has landed a “brilliantly funny” diary-style Norse Gods series, written and illustrated by Ladybird publisher Louie Stowell.
Non-fiction has reigned supreme at an upbeat Frankfurt Book Fair, as agents reported a surge of interest in titles on wellbeing and personal development. ... Read more
Editors and agents are predicting a continued focus on empowering female-led narratives and diverse voices in children’s and YA books in 2018.
Scholastic UK has bought a Brexit-inspired YA political thriller and love story.
Literary agent Molly Ker Hawn has been appointed director of The Bent Agency UK.