Bonnier Books UK launches new music imprint, Nine Eight Books

Bonnier Books UK today launches its new dedicated music imprint, Nine Eight Books, unveiling a selection of its initial titles set to publish from November this year (2021). Nine Eight Books will provide a year round publishing home for broad, bold and entertaining musical perspectives. Working with some of the world’s greatest artists and writers, […]

Independent Bookshop Week 2021: Five ways to support your local store

Independent Bookshop Week (19th – 26th June) is part of the Books Are My Bag campaign, run by the Booksellers Association, and seeks to celebrate independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland. Have a read of our piece celebrating the resilience and creativity of our independent booksellers here, and then take a look at these […]

Hot Key Books to publish full Enola Holmes series

Hot Key Books, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is thrilled to be publishing five further adventures in the series by Nancy Springer. Following the publication of Enola Holmes: The Case of the Missing Marquess in October 2020 to tie in with the highly successful film starring Millie Bobbie Brown, Hot Key Books have acquired […]

Blink acquires two new action-adventure thrillers from Ollerton

Matt Phillips, publisher for Blink, has acquired world rights for two new action-adventure thrillers from ex-special-forces soldier, TV-star and no.1 bestselling author Matthew ‘Ollie’ Ollerton, in a major deal from David Riding at MBA Literary Agency. The first book in the series, Scar Tissue, published at the end of last year (2020) and introduced the […]

Bonnier Books UK introduces pregnancy loss policy

Bonnier Books UK is today introducing a dedicated policy to support its employees through all types of pregnancy loss. The company consulted the charity Tommy’s ( to create the policy, which recognises that pregnancy loss affects women and their partners.  The policy will offer paid leave and flexible working arrangements to support employees back to […]

Embla Books scoops “heart-racing” debut thriller

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired a “heart-racing” thriller from debut author Dandy Smith. In her first deal for the imprint, Hannah Smith, Editorial Director, snapped up World English Language rights from Thérèse Coen at Hardman & Swainson. How Far Will You Go, the first book under contract, is being […]