Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Bookseller

Publishers, agents and other booksellers have expressed widespread shock at the news this morning that Waterstones has bought Foyles.
Stories for Boys who Dare to be Different
While the Children's market as a whole has plateaued in value since leaping 7% in 2016, with the full-year for 2017 posting a razor-thin 0.07% in growth, the Children's Non-Fiction category is booming in 2018.
Emma Smith
Trapeze commissioning editor Emma Smith is joining Ebury Press as editorial director, covering maternity leave for Sara Cywinski. 
The Grinch: The Story of the Movie
HarperCollins Children’s Books will this November publish a collection of books about Dr Seuss's famous character The Grinch to tie-in with the upcoming film adaptation.
Orion is publishing Gollancz commissioning editor Rachel Winters' debut, a romantic comedy called Would Like To Meet.
Hazel Prior
Transworld has pre-empted an “uplifting, heart-warming and accessible” reading group novel by debut author and musician Hazel Prior.

Dutchman Ceisjan Van Heerden has won a bookshop in Cardigan, west Wales, in a raffle draw.
William Collins
HarperCollins imprint William Collins has signed a "pioneering" parenting book on how music aids learning by Joan Koenig. 
E-textbook platform Bibliotech has raised $4.2m in its latest funding round and plans to double the size of its 15-strong software and sales team in London over the next two years.
Lightning Books
Eye Books imprint Lightning Books has signed Wolf Country by Tunde Farrand, a debut dystopian novel set in a future version of Britain in which a citizen's level of monthly spending dictates their social class.
Liverpool University Press
Liverpool University Press has become the inaugural university press partner of The Conversation UK, an independent source of news and views sourced from university academics and researchers and delivered direct to the public, in a partnership LUP is calling the first of its kind.

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