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Madeleine Milburn judges the Caledonian Award

Caledonia Novel Award: one week to enter

There’s just one week left to enter the Caledonia Novel Award, the exciting writing competition that Madeleine Milburn will be judging.  Whether you’ve been writing for years or have just started out, Madeleine is keen to read your work.   The Caledonia Novel Award is open to any unpublished or self-published writer from around the Read More

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NO ONE EVER HAS SEX ON CHRISTMAS DAY: Publication Day

  Christmas has come early in the form of a wonderfully festive book from No.1 bestselling author Tracy Bloom. Following on from No-One Ever Has Sex on a Tuesday and No-One Ever Has Sex in the Suburbs, No One Ever Has Sex on Christmas Day is published today by Bookouture. Anyone who has dealt with Read More

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Publication Day: It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

  Perfect kisses in the rain, the bad boy turned good, chasing you through the airport… It Only Happens in the Movies!   Today is the day: Holly Bourne has finally torn away the masquerade of romance in movies with her stunning new standalone YA book, It Only Happens in the Movies. From explaining to us Read More

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HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW? by Holly Bourne coming to screen with Ecosse Films

  Ecosse Films have optioned the screen rights to Holly Bourne’s debut adult novel, How Do You Like Me Now? due to be published by Hodder in June 2018. Edgy, brave and topical, How Do You Like Me Now? is a modern-day Bridget Jones and Hot Milk crossed with the popular sitcom Fleabag; it’s a story Read More

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The Glow Of Fallen Stars by Kate Ling and The Spectacular Holly-Day by Dave Lowe: Publication Day

  It’s publication day for a duo of fabulous books! Kate Ling’s dazzling YA sequel to The Loneliness of Distant Beings is finally here: The Glow of Fallen Stars. For younger readers, Holly’s madcap adventures continue in The Spectacular Holly-Day by Dave Lowe.   Kate Ling’s The Glow of Fallen Stars, published by Little Brown, plunges Read More

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Celebrating Small Acts of Oliphant

  After Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine spent its fifth week in the Sunday Times top 10 bestseller list, Friday 7th July was marked Eleanor Oliphant Day, a wonderful celebration for #SmallActsofOliphant.   From helping someone with their bag on the tube, or buying a Big Issue, to giving your parents a call for a Read More

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Eddy Stone and the Epic Holiday Mash-up by Simon Cherry shortlisted for Lollies

  Simon Cherry‘s hilarious opener to the Eddy Stone series Eddy Stone and the Epic Holiday Mash-up has been shortlisted for the 2017 Laugh Out Loud Awards.   The LOLLIES, organised by Scholastic, was launched last year to celebrate the best funny books in children’s literature, with David Baddiel as the inaugural winner. In its second year, Read More

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Bring Me The Head of Ivy Pocket publication day

  The adventurous, hilarious Ivy Pocket trilogy by Caleb Krisp is completed today with the publication of Bring Me The Head of Ivy Pocket!   Our magnificently infuriating heroine is on the very brink of her greatest adventure: bound for London and Prospa House to save Anastasia Radcliff and young Rebecca Butterfield from fates worse Read More

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Virgin by Radhika Sanghani series airs in US

  Virgin by Radhika Sanghani, which was optioned by Blackpills last year for their new on-demand video platform, is now airing across the globe this month. Published by Harlequin in the UK and Penguin Random House / Berkley in the US, Publisher’s Weekly described the novel as a ‘story for millennials…a wonderful blend of modern Read More

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UK Publication Day for Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

  Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman is finally out in the UK today, published by HarperCollins.   Sold in 27 territories worldwide, and optioned by Reese Witherspoon who wants to star in a film adaptation of the novel, the love for Eleanor has been unstoppable. The Daily Mail called it “unforgettable, brilliant, funny & life-affirming” and Read More

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VIRGIN by Radhika Sanghani

VIRGIN by Radhika Sanghani optioned by Blackpills

  The incredibly funny and relatable debut novel Virgin by Radhika Sanghani has been optioned by Blackpills for their new on-demand video platform. Publisher’s Weekly described the novel as ‘story for millennials is a wonderful blend of modern angst with old-fashioned sweetness.’   Blackpills will offer a similar service and mobile app to Netflix and Read More

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