Parkin acquires two books from debut historical novelist Helen Moffett

Zaffre, the flagship adult fiction imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has acquired two books from debut historical novelist, Helen Moffett. Kate Parkin, Managing Director of Adult Publishing, acquired world rights to Charlotte and a second novel from Oli Munson at A.M. Heath.   Charlotte tells the story of Charlotte Lucas, Elizabeth Bennet’s closest friend in […]

Bookselling and Publishing Industry joins together to publish new Commitment to Professional Behaviour

The Association of Authors’ Agents, The Booksellers Association, The Publishers Association and The Society of Authors launch first ever industry-wide commitment to Professional Behaviour today. The first Industry Commitment to Professional Behaviour in Bookselling and Publishing (published today, 7 December 2018) has been created and endorsed by The Association of Authors’ Agents, The Booksellers Association, […]

Perminder Mann and Natalie Jerome included in the Bookseller 100

On Friday 7th December, The Bookseller published its annual list of the most influential people in the British book trade. Perminder Mann, CEO at Bonnier Books UK, was included on the list for the fourth consecutive year, noted for being named on the Guardian’s list of the UK’s most powerful BAME leaders and for being given a Wikipedia […]

London’s Big Read 2019 shortlist revealed

On Thursday 29th November, the shortlist for London’s Big Read 2019 was announced. Launched in 2018, London’s Big Read spotlights talented London authors whose books have significant relevance for London’s multicultural society. Its aim is to inspire Londoners to discover a world of books and each other.   Last year, the theme was Diversity and […]

The latest audiobooks: Our picks

A selection of some of our most popular audiobooks for all ages. Which one will you listen to next?   Children’s  The Boy Who Grew Dragon’s by Andy Shepherd, read by Ewan Goddard – Piccadilly Press  Take a listen to Andy Shepherd’s enchanting debut The Boy Who Grew Dragon’s, read by Ewan Goddard. This charming story, about a […]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is Wordery’s Book of the Year

On Wednesday 28th November, online bookshop Wordery.com announced its Book of the Year 2018, as voted for by Wordery customers. The shortlist included Karin Slaughter’s Pieces of Her (HarperCollins), The Lido by Libby Page (Orion) and Steven King’s The Outsider (Hodder & Stoughton), to name a few. However, it was Heather Morris’ bestselling debut The Tattooist of Auschwitz, published in February by Zaffre, that won […]