Embla Books lands two laugh-out-loud romcoms from debut author Kirstie Pelling

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two romantic comedies from journalist and debut author, Kirstie Pelling. Hannah Smith, Editorial Director, acquired world English language rights from Caroline Michel at PFD. The first book in the deal, Life’s a Catastrophe, will publish in eBook and audio in February 2022 – it’s […]

Embla Books bags two chilling thrillers from debut author Becca Day

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two thrillers from debut author, Becca Day. Hannah Smith, Editorial Director, acquired world English language rights from Emily Glenister at the DHH Literary Agency. The first book in the deal, The Girl Beyond the Gate, will publish in eBook and audio in March 2022 […]

Bonnier Books UK launches new digital-first imprint Embla Books

Bonnier Books UK today launches its new digital-first imprint Embla Books, unveiling a logo and brand identity, and the tagline ‘Our lives are built on stories’. The new imprint will launch across all social platforms with the help of key UK book bloggers and influencers, as well as brand partnerships with iBeani and Teapigs. Embla […]

Embla Books signs two-book deal with Lorenz for Outback thriller series

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint by Bonnier Books UK launching in August 2021, has snapped up two books in a debut series set in the Australian outback, from prize-winning journalist Trish Lorenz. Jane Snelgrove, Publishing Director, acquired World English Language and audiobook rights from Jane Gregory at David Higham Associates. Snelgrove said, “From Jane’s first […]

Embla Books scoops two novels from bestseller Lucy Coleman

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two seasonal women’s fiction titles from bestselling author, Lucy Coleman. Editorial Director, Hannah Smith acquired World English Language rights from Sara Keane at the Keane Kataria Literary Agency. Lucy Coleman is the bestselling author of books such as Snowflakes over Holly Cove and Summer […]

Embla Books scoops two-book deal with Baggot

Embla Books, the digital-first imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has scooped two new romantic comedies from bestselling author, Mandy Baggot. Hannah Smith, Editorial Director, Embla Books, acquired World English Language rights from Tanera Simons at Darley Anderson. A Taste of Greek Summer, the first book under contract, is a described as a “fun-in-the-sun romantic comedy”. […]

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 […]

Porter joins Embla as as head of marketing

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Jennifer Porter as head of marketing for Embla Books – its digital-first commercial fiction imprint, launching in autumn this year.   Porter was marketing manager at HQ before moving to Michael Joseph in 2018, where she worked across fiction and non-fiction. During that time, she was responsible for launching bestselling […]

Bestselling crime author Caroline Mitchell signs with Embla Books

Bestselling crime author Caroline Mitchell signs with Embla Books Chart-topping author Caroline Mitchell, who has sold over a million copies of her dark, psychological thrillers and procedurals, has signed with Bonnier Books’ new digital-first imprint, Embla Books. Jane Snelgrove took World English Language rights in a two-book deal with Madeleine Milburn at the Madeleine Milburn […]