Hachette Children's Group has acquired three titles from YA author Alexandra Bracken, with Quercus Children’s Books to publish a new duology starring a "feminist Indiana Jones" and one other standalone title. ... Read more
Sarah J Maas' A Court of Thorns and Roses series has been optioned by Hulu and is in development for a TV show. ... Read more
Grove Press UK has acquired The Immortal King Rao, an "epic" debut novel about family, modernity and technology from Canadian-born American writer Vauhini Vara.... Read more
HarperFiction has won a five-way auction for A Flicker in the Dark and one further psychological thriller by Stacy Willingham.
Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller".... Read more
Abrams Books for Young Readers, which is distributed in the UK and Europe by Abrams & Chronicle Books, will publish a new picture book series... Read more
Hot Key has acquired two YA titles from debut author Joya Goffney.
Simon & Schuster Children's UK has acquired I Love Paris!, the 15th title in the bestselling Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renée Russell.... Read more
Scribe UK has scooped Aimée Lutkin’s book investigating the rise in single people and how to live happily without a partner, The Lonely Hunter.... Read more
Trapeze has pre-empted rights to publish the debut of Hank Green, brother of John Green, as a "superlead title" in autumn 2018.... Read more