Debut novels by Dolly Alderton and Mel Giedroyc are both on the shortlist for the 2021 Comedy Women in Print Prize.
Nosy Crow picks up three prizes at the IPG Independent Publishing Awards, including the top prize of Independent Publisher of the Year.
Richard Osman's The Man Who Died Twice (Viking), the sequel to his blockbuster debut The Thursday Murder Club, has thundered into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 114,202 copies in its first week on sale.
Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez is a 2016 Michael L. Printz Award finalist, one of the highest honors for Young Adult literature. It’s loosely based on Romeo and Juliet, following the real-life 1937 New London school explosion in East Texas. In the novel, a Mexican girl and Black boy fall in love, breaking all of the rules about interracial romance during a volatile time in Texas — and American — history. One of the big threads throughout the book is a story of a white man obsessed with power and control. That thread echoes precisely how Kara Bell,...
Reading Time: 3 minutesA Goodreads author page, done right, can be one of the most influential tools in your marketing plan. To start, Goodreads is owned by Amazon, and even if you have a love-hate relationship with the retail giant, they’re still the ones selling the most books right now, so playing nice has its perks. Goodreads is also totally dedicated to book lovers, unlike other social media sites, so you always have a captive audience! Think about it. People get on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, TikTok (the list goes on) for so many reasons: to keep up with the news,...
Partnering with charities and booksellers helped fuel a positive movement to reach children with the least access to books, says the publisher behind Marcus Rashford’s bestseller You Are a Champion, Macmillan Children’s Books
Scholastic UK has signed up two titles from Morgan Owen, including her 'tantalising and compelling' YA debut, The Girl With No Soul.
Fight Club (Vintage) author Chuck Palahniuk is the latest writer to serialise his new book on the online platform Substack.
Pickled Pepper Books’ Steven Pryse has said the challenges of bookselling through the pandemic accelerated many independents’ website development.
Elizabeth Day's latest novel Magpie (Fourth Estate) picked up reviews in the Observer, the Irish Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail and the i this week.