HQ has triumphed in a five-way auction for the “deliciously provocative” debut adult novel from Laurie Elizabeth Flynn.
Bonnier Books UK has acquired Christa Parravani’s "harrowing and beautifully written" memoir Loved and Wanted: A Memoir of Choice, Children, and Womanhood for its new... Read more
Chatto & Windus has bought another book from Christie Watson, nurse and bestselling author of The Language of Kindness (Chatto).... Read more
Bluebird has signed a book from history teacher Claire Balkind whose Family Lockdown Tips & Ideas Facebook group has racked up 1.1 million followers in... Read more
HarperCollins has welcomed The House Guest by Charlotte Northedge, the Guardian Review's joint editor, to its list in a two-book deal.... Read more
Jonathan Cape will publish a book by author Ben Rawlence about what trees can "tell us about the future of our planet”.
Bloomsbury has won a first-hand account of postpartum psychosis by Curtis Brown associate agent Catherine Cho, in a six-way auction.
Negotiation of European distribution rights will become “a horror show”, agents have warned, with American publishers emboldened to grab European English-language rights from British firms... Read more
True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller... Read more
Orion Fiction has scooped a "suspenseful page-turner" on new motherhood by Curtis Brown Creative alumna Nikki Smith in a two-book pre-emptive deal.