Inside The Hive: an interview with Scarlett Brade

With an arresting opening that finds our protagonist live streaming from a hotel suite, her ex-boyfriend bound on the floor, and asking the rapidly-growing audience to decide whether he lives or dies; The Hive grabs the reader’s attention with a premise every bit as addictive as the social media platforms that dominate her – and […]

Group sales director Burns to leave Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK group sales director, Elise Burns, is leaving the company to prioritise her health after a period of leave due to illness. Burns joined Bonnier Books UK in November 2019, reporting into CEO Perminder Mann, and oversees the company’s adult trade, children’s trade, international sales, and adult rights. Prior to joining Bonnier Books […]

Lagom to serve up The Organised Cook from bestselling Amelia Freer

Lagom, the health and lifestyle imprint of Bonnier Books UK, is set to publish The Organised Cook from nutritionist and bestselling author Amelia Freer. Michelle Signore, editorial director for Lagom, acquired The Organised Cook with world all language rights from Morwenna Loughman at Bev James Agency. The Organised Cook: The Life-Changing Way to Save Time, […]

John Blake to publish ‘ground-breaking’ first account of The Five Eyes spy network

John Blake Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired The Secret History of The Five Eyes: The untold story of the shadowy international spy network, through its targets, traitors, and spies from award-winning investigative journalist and filmmaker, Richard Kerbaj. Executive Editor Toby Buchan acquired world all language rights from Richard Pike at C&W […]

My life as… an HR manager

Thinking of a career in HR? In the latest instalment in our series providing an insight into life and careers in the publishing industry, we’re speaking with Igloo Books’ HR manager Beckie Hart. I’m in charge of… the full employee lifecycle – from recruitment right through to exit interviews and everything in between. Day to day this could […]

Itchy Coo marks 20 years of books in Scots

Children’s publisher Itchy Coo, part of Black & White Publishing, is celebrating 20 years of successfully promoting the Scots language through much-loved bestsellers. This August, Itchy Coo will be returning to the Edinburgh International Book Festival, where the imprint first launched in 2002, for a big birthday hoolie in honour of the spectacular milestone. Hosted […]