Bloomsbury Children’s Books has signed the debut YA novel by Zoulfa Katouh, "a love letter to Syria, Syrians and hijabi girls" that has been picked... Read more
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired Mindwalker, a "compulsively page-turning" science fiction novel from Kate Dylan.
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