HarperCollins has acquired Fit For Purpose by NHS general practitioner Dr Richard Pile.
Children’s book podcast and radio show "Down the Rabbit Hole" is starting 2021 with a new presenting and production team, including author Sam Sedgman, Scholastic's Hannah Love, Little Tiger's Charlie Morris and The Bookseller's Caroline Carpenter.
Many independent presses are reporting a mood of optimism after good 2020 sales.
Headline Review has acquired Honey & Spice plus one more novel by Bolu Babalola, author of story collection Love in Colour (Headline, 2020).
Malorie Blackman, author of the bestselling Noughts & Crosses series, and Dapo Adeola, illustrator of the Waterstones Book Prize winning picture book Look Up!, are collaborating on a picture book: We’re Going to Find the Monster.
HarperCollins has landed The Queer Bible, a “definitive” essay collection edited by Jack Guinness and featuring contributions from Elton John, Graham Norton, Munroe Bergdorf and Courtney Act among others.
Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson's Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy (Bluebird) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth consecutive week.
Monique Roffey has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award for her “utterly original” sixth novel, The Mermaid of Black Conch: A Love Story, published by independent Peepal Tree Press.