UCLan Publishing has acquired a sequel to blogger Amy McCaw’s YA mystery Mina and the Undead, which was published in April this year.
Reading Time: 5 minutesWhichever way you choose to get the word out there about your book, book marketing online is absolutely critical to your success. And I’m not talking about opening up a bunch of social media accounts you’ll have no time for. Don’t fall into the trap of creating busy work to check things off your book marketing list! I’m talking about making smart choices when it comes to your online positioning. Too many authors seem to not realize their online footprint matters in today’s market. It all adds up. That’s why eschewing social media, boycotting Goodreads, or not...
Quercus has rebranded with a new logo to reflect its “independence, dynamism, warmth, creativity and ambition”, celebrating the move by visiting 85 bookshops across the UK.
2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Sep 15 2021 Six titles made the shortlist for this year's Booker Prize for Fiction, one of the most prestigious prizes for English-language literature. This year's finalists were chosen from 158 novels published in the U.K. or Ireland between October 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. The 2021 winner, who will receive £50,000, will be announced on November 3 in an award ceremony held in partnership with the BBC. The 2021 shortlist is: A Passage North by Anuk Arudpragasam (Hogarth) The Promise by Damon Galgut (Europa) No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood (Riverhead)...
Virago Modern Classics has acquired world English language rights in The Amazing Mr Blunden by Antonia Barber, ahead of a Sky Original Christmas film this year.
Sally Rooney has done the double as Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) searched out the Bookstat e-book number one spot, the same week it debuted atop the Nielsen BookScan print chart.
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Peter Swanson's latest "ingenious" murder mystery Nine Lives has been scooped by Faber and will publish next spring.
Chimene Suleyman, Nii Ayikwei Parkes and Patrice Lawrence have been named among the judges of the 2022 Jhalak Prizes.
Picador has won a four-way auction for the “meditative and powerful” debut collection by poet James Conor Patterson.