Orion Fiction has pre-empted "fiercely romantic" debut What Time is Love? and one more novel by journalist Holly Williams in a six-figure deal. ... Read more
Virago has acquired a Millennial vampire tale—Claire Kohda's debut novel Woman, Eating— in a six-way publisher auction. ... Read more
Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Checkout 19 by Claire-Louise Bennett, author of Pond (Fitzcarraldo Editions, 2015).
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books has acquired two more titles in the Dragon Realm series by Katie and Kevin Tsang.
Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a third book from Philippe Sands, loosely connected to the QC and Baillie Gifford Prize-winning author's books East West Street and follow-up The Ratline.... Read more
Headline has acquired Fallen Idols, an "enlightening and witty" tour through the modern history of statues from historian and commentator Alex von Tunzelmann.... Read more
Penguin Random House Children’s has won a 15-way auction to publish a "genre-defying, time-travelling" YA thriller, The Upper World by Femi Fadugba.... Read more
Barrington Stoke will publish Rock Bottom: A Midsummer Nightmare and Tripwrecked!, two Shakespeare-inspired middle-grade novels by Ross Montgomery.
Faber has acquired Irish-based author Una Mannion's "utterly captivating" debut novel.
Ross Montgomery is joining the Walker Books list after the publisher landed two new fiction titles and a pair of picture books.