Ebury Press will publish The Missing Cryptoqueen by Jamie Bartlett, based on his BBC podcast of the same name.
The director of an international publishing consultancy company has launched a crowdfunding campaign to support those who work in Beirut's book industry, following an explosion that killed over 200 people in the Lebanese capital last week.
The Martian author Andy Weir will return with a new astronaut thriller, Project Hail Mary, in spring 2021, publishing with Cornerstone's science fiction and fantasy imprint Del Ray UK.
Stephenie Meyer's Midnight Sun (Atom) has risen over the yardarm to hit the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 62,460 copies sold in its first three days on sale.
Hodder Children's Books will publish Brittney Morris's YA title The Cost of Knowing in March 2021, the second title in a two-book deal.
Bookouture has signed crime writer Anna-Lou Weatherley, author of Kindle success The Stranger’s Wife, for three new psychological thrillers.
Michael Rosen is publishing a new short and funny fiction book with Andersen Press, to be illustrated by Tony Ross, called Rigatoni The Pasta Cat.
The Society of Authors is launching a fundraising drive to help top up its Authors’ Contingency Fund, ensuring it can continue to offer hardship grants to authors as the effects of the health crisis continue to be felt.
Bonnier Books UK has promoted Helen Wicks to executive director for children’s trade and Elise Burns to group sales, marketing and PR director.
Author and illustrator Rachel Bright and medical doctor and cookery writer Rupy Aujla are collaborating on a social media project, pairing healthy recipes and picture book recommendations.