Book Business https://www.bookbusinessmag.com Your Source for Publishing Intelligence Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:15:53 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 Bloomsbury's first quarter sales rise 3.7% https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/bloomsburys-first-quarter-sales-rise-3-7/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/bloomsburys-first-quarter-sales-rise-3-7/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:24 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/bloomsburys-first-quarter-sales-rise-3-7/ Total revenues at Bloomsbury were up 3.7% year-on-year for the four months ending 30th June 2018 following a “particularly strong result” from the adult consumer division.

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Kerridge's Fresh Start begins in December https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/kerridges-fresh-start-begins-in-december/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/kerridges-fresh-start-begins-in-december/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:22 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/kerridges-fresh-start-begins-in-december/ Bloomsbury imprint Absolute Press is to publish an “inspring new approach to home cooking” by Tom Kerridge in December to tie in with a new BBC Two television series.

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Teenage blogger Lucy Powrie strikes three-book deal with Hachette https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/teenage-blogger-lucy-powrie-strikes-three-book-deal-with-hachette/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/teenage-blogger-lucy-powrie-strikes-three-book-deal-with-hachette/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:20 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/teenage-blogger-lucy-powrie-strikes-three-book-deal-with-hachette/ Hachette Children’s Group has acquired a three-book teen series from founder of #UKYAChat, blogger and YouTuber Lucy Powrie in a pre-emptive deal.

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Cornerstone hails 'tremendous first half' at summer showcase https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/cornerstone-hails-tremendous-first-half-at-summer-showcase/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/cornerstone-hails-tremendous-first-half-at-summer-showcase/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:17 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/cornerstone-hails-tremendous-first-half-at-summer-showcase/ Cornerstone m.d. Susan Sandon paid tribute to the division’s “tremendous first half” as its summer showcase featured guests such as Michael Palin, Sebastian Faulks and astronaut Tim Peake.

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Trapeze signs 'ambitious' domestic thriller with Shakespearean twist https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/trapeze-signs-ambitious-domestic-thriller-with-shakespearean-twist/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/trapeze-signs-ambitious-domestic-thriller-with-shakespearean-twist/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:15 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/trapeze-signs-ambitious-domestic-thriller-with-shakespearean-twist/ Trapeze has signed an “ambitious” domestic thriller with a Shakespearean twist that “rivals the best books in the genre”.

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Steve Cavanagh signs two more for six figures https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/steve-cavanagh-signs-two-more-for-six-figures/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/steve-cavanagh-signs-two-more-for-six-figures/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:12 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/steve-cavanagh-signs-two-more-for-six-figures/ Steve Cavanagh, author of court room drama Thirteen, has signed another two-book deal with Orion Fiction.

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CUP bookshop 'transformed' with touch screens https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/cup-bookshop-transformed-with-touch-screens/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/cup-bookshop-transformed-with-touch-screens/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:10 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/cup-bookshop-transformed-with-touch-screens/ The Cambridge University Press bookshop has been “transformed” with touch screens placing its catalogue of books and teaching materials “at people’s fingertips”.

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The Doll Factory lands TV deal https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/the-doll-factory-lands-tv-deal/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/the-doll-factory-lands-tv-deal/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:08 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/the-doll-factory-lands-tv-deal/ Buccaneer Media has optioned the “astonishing” hotly tipped debut novel The Doll Factory by Scottish potter Elizabeth Macneal.

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British publishing breaks revenue records but textbook sales are hit https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/british-publishing-breaks-revenue-records-but-textbook-sales-are-hit/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/british-publishing-breaks-revenue-records-but-textbook-sales-are-hit/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:06 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/british-publishing-breaks-revenue-records-but-textbook-sales-are-hit/ British publishing houses broke all previous revenue records in 2017 to see their collective incomes rise 5% to £5.7bn, driven by a growth in export sales which now account for 60% of publishers’ revenues.

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Audible UK strikes £150k partnership with LAMDA https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/audible-uk-strikes-150k-partnership-with-lamda/ https://www.bookbusinessmag.com/aggregatedcontent/audible-uk-strikes-150k-partnership-with-lamda/#respond Thu, 19 Jul 2018 05:45:03 +0000 https://network.napco.com/book-business/aggregatedcontent/audible-uk-strikes-150k-partnership-with-lamda/ Audible UK is teaming up with the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA) to launch a three-year creative partnership worth £150,000.

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