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THE TREATMENT: Publication day for C.L. Taylor’s YA Debut

  Bestselling author C.L. Taylor has been storming the adult bestseller charts for the last few years with her tense, psychological thrillers including the most recent No. 2 Sunday Times bestseller, The Escape. But today, we’re celebrating her pulse-pounding debut YA novel, The Treatment, which follows Drew Finch as she tries to rescue her brother from a sinister government 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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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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MM Agency Authors at YALC

  Now in its fourth year, YALC – the Young Adult Literature Convention – is the place to be if you’re a fan of YA fiction. Bringing together fantastic authors, publishers and readers, three of our authors will be appearing this year across author events, writing workshops, book signings, book-themed activities and more.   Hayley Read More

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Caledonia Novel Award 2018

  To all unpublished writers!   The brilliant Caledonia Novel Award is now accepting entries for its 2018 competition. Based in Scotland, but with an international outlook, the award is open to all unpublished or self-published works from around the world, and has an excellent reputation for discovering writers who go on to sign deals Read More

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Roll Up! Publication day for Show Stopper by Hayley Barker

  Roll up, roll up for the deadliest show on Earth!   Hayley Barker‘s debut YA novel, Show Stopper is published today by Scholastic, along with an explosive trailer which you can watch below. A dazzling, high-octane read, it’s filled with death-defying acrobatics, circus crowds with an appetite for death and disaster, and two forbidden Read More

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Holly Bourne at Waterstones Piccadilly: Keep It In The Family

  On Tuesday 9th May Waterstones Piccadilly will be hosting our wonderful, prize-winning YA author Holly Bourne, who will be discussing families in Young Adult literature alongside Rachael Lucas, Tamsyn Murray and Paige Toon. In what will be a fabulous and fascinating evening, they will explore the role of parents, grandparents and stress-you-out-siblings in their latest Read More

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Alice Sutherland-Hawes: What I’m Looking For

  Actively looking for: Middle Grade for 9-12 (standalone and with series potential); tween stories to fit between MG and YA; quirky picture book illustrators; non-rhyming picture book texts; brilliant world-building; diverse and marginalised authors across all ages and genres.     Alongside my role as Rights Agent, I am also growing a Children’s, YA Read More

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Holly Bourne to judge BBC Young Writers Award 2017 & AM I NORMAL YET? wins Southern Schools Book Award

  We’re thrilled to share the news that Holly Bourne will be judging the BBC Young Writers Award 2017 alongside Nikesh Shukla and Alice Levine.   The award is open to all young people aged 14 to 18, who live in the UK. All you have to do is create a story of up to Read More

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SHOW STOPPER by Hayley Barker sold to Scholastic in two-book deal

  We’re thrilled to announce that the fantastic debut, SHOW STOPPER by Hayley Barker has been acquired by Scholastic in a two-book deal with the first to be published in June.   Show Stopper is a story of death-defying acrobatics, cruel games and forbidden teenage love set in a deadly circus. In the story, our country Read More

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C J Daugherty’s THE SECRET FIRE nominated for the Amazing Book Awards

  We are excited to announce that the first book in the Alchemist Chronicles, The Secret Fire by C J Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld, has been long listed for the Amazing Book Awards.   Sussex coast students will now vote for the long listed books they would most like to read. On 1st February the top 5 books Read More

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Publication Day for AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR? by Holly Bourne

Holly Bourne is published, finishing their story with one amazing, disastrous, emotional night…   Spinster Club girls Evie, Amber and Lottie are having a New Year party to remember! For the first time since leaving college, all three girls are back together. It’s time for fun and flirting, snogs and shots. (And not tears and Read More

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Holly Bourne and Lara Williamson Nominated for CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017

We’re utterly thrilled to announce that two of our authors, Holly Bourne, author of The Spinster Trilogy and Lara Williamson, author of A Boy Called Hope, have been nominated for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2017, one of the most prestigious prizes in writing and illustrating for children. The books nominated are What’s A Girl Gotta Read More

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French Publication THE SECRET CITY by C.J. Daugherty & Carina Rozenfeld

Today is the French publication day for THE SECRET CITY by CJ Daugherty, the bestselling author of the NIGHT SCHOOL series, and Carina Rozenfeld. This is the second book in the ALCHEMIST CHRONICLES. Robert Laffont are publishing under the title LA CITÉ SECRÈTE. Here is their fantastic cover: THE SECRET CITY is published in the UK by Read More

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Italian Publication for THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS by Kate Ling

Today is the publication of the Italian edition of the mesmerising LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS by our very own Kate Ling. It’s being published by Il Castoro under their new HOT SPOT imprint.   Here is their gorgeous cover: Make sure you get your copy of the Little, Brown edition here.  

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Publication Day for THE SECRET CITY by C. J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld

It’s here! The heart-stopping, hair-raising, excitement-inducing sequel to The Secret Fire, THE SECRET CITY by C. J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld is out today.   C. J. Daugherty was also featured in the Daily Mail this week, talking about her own experiences which she drew on for the book!   ‘Remember: Demons lie’   Locked Read More

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THE SECRET CITY Book Trailer

Ahead of Thursday’s publication of THE SECRET CITY by C. J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld, this incredible trailer was released yesterday. Thrilling, creepy and brilliant, we can’t wait for the book to be hitting the shelves in two days so you can read it for yourselves. If this doesn’t make you want to buy it, Read More

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Publication day for FIRE WITCH by Matt Ralphs

At last, the sequel to the incredible FIRE GIRL by Matt Ralphs is here: FIRE WITCH. It’s out today and is perfect for young readers with a taste for the extraordinary!   Hazel Hooper is no ordinary girl. She is a Fire Witch, and she is furious. Ever since her mother, Hecate, sacrificed herself to Read More

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German Publication SECRET FIRE by CJ Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld

We’re very excited about today’s German publication of THE SECRET FIRE by CJ Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld. Oetinger, the publisher of the bestseller NIGHT SCHOOL are publishing “Die Entflammten” with this fantastic cover: Get hold of your UK editions here.

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Holly Bourne in conversation with BuzzFeed

Yesterday, this amazing interview with Holly Bourne went live on BuzzFeed. After #IAmAFeminist trended worldwide on publication of What’s  A Girl Gotta Do?, Holly found herself reliving Lottie’s own character arc, reporting and blocking abusive Twitter trolls. Take a look at the full interview for some inspiring words from Holly and here’s an excerpt below: Read More

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Publication Day for WHAT’S A GIRL GOTTA DO? by Holly Bourne

After a super weekend at YALC, Holly Bourne’s WHAT’S A GIRL GOTTA DO? is officially out in the world, published today by Usborne.   Lottie is fed up. She’s fed up of her parents pressurising her to get into Cambridge, she’s fed up of bad things happening to good people, but most of all she’s fed Read More

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MM Agency Team Top Fives – Young Adult

To celebrate YALC we have spent (part of) the morning compiling lists of our favourite YA titles, an activity which proved surprisingly hard when we’re not allowed to add any of our own wonderful YA authors! Thérèse’s top 5 picks: 1. We were Liars by E. Lockhart 2. Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton Read More

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Dutch Publication THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS

Last week saw the Dutch publication of Kate Ling’s mesmerising THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS. The wonderful people at Uitgeverij Moon published under the beautiful title EENZAAM EN EXTREEM VER WEG. This is their cover along with the rather gorgeous postcards they created for the occasion:   Here’s one of the first fab blog reviews of Read More

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Holly Bourne’s AM I NORMAL YET? wins Lancashire Book Award 2016

We are absolutely delighted to announce that our bestselling YA author, Holly Bourne, has won the 30th annual Lancashire Book of the Year Award , 2016, with her  fantastic novel AM I NORMAL YET?   The award is voted for by Year 9 students in twelve high schools around the county. Each school is given Read More

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Publication Day for THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass

Today is the US publication day for the dark and chilling THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass. It is being published by Disney Hyperion, and here are some of the fantastic reviews so far:   “A breathtaking, gut-wrenching coming-of-age saga. Readers will be swept into the Cresswells’ claustrophobic world and ache for them long after it’s set aflame”―Kirkus Read More

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New Spinster Club novella from bestselling YA author Holly Bourne

Following the phenomenally successful Am I Normal Yet?, How Hard Can Love Be?, and the soon to be published What’s a Girl Gotta Do? Holly Bourne is back this winter with a Spinster Club special.   …And a Happy New Year? – a Spinster Club novella – will be published in hardback by Usborne on Read More

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WHAT’S A GIRL GOTTA DO? by Holly Bourne named Bookseller’s ‘Book of the Month’

We are excited to see that What’s a Girl Gotta Do? by Holly Bourne has been selected as the Bookseller’s ‘Book of the Month’ for teen readers this upcoming August! This is the third and final installment in Bourne’s spirited trilogy, which follows three young women as they struggle to overcome the perils of love, friendship, Read More

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Publication Day for THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS by Kate Ling

Today is the publication of the utterly mesmerising THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS by Kate Ling. It is the first book in a trilogy and is being published by Little, Brown.   “This is how it feels to realise that your whole miserable life and everything in it has never been yours, has always belonged Read More

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World Book Night and Holly Bourne’s AM I NORMAL YET?

World Book Night was this weekend, and we were so excited that Holly Bourne’s Am I Normal Yet? was one of the fifteen fantastic titles on their list to be given away this year.   The list was curated to reach specific audiences with different attitudes or approaches to reading, and the selection of Am I Read More

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Publication Day for IN THE DARK, IN THE WOODS

Today is the publication of Eliza Wass’s haunting debut IN THE DARK, IN THE WOODS, which is being published by Quercus Books.   Pre-Publication Praise “it’s a breathtaking, gut-wrenching coming-of-age saga from all sides. Readers will be swept into the Creswells’ claustrophobic world and ache for them long after it’s set aflame. A harrowing, pulpy page-turner along Read More

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HOLLY BOURNE on YA BOOK PRIZE Shortlist 2016

We’re delighted that our wonderful author HOLLY BOURNE has made the shortlist of this year’s YA BOOK PRIZE with AM I NORMAL YET?! The YA book Prize is now in its second year, having been awarded last year to Louise O’Neill for ONLY EVER YOURS. The winner will be announced on the 2nd of June. Read More

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Holly Bourne nominated for the 2016 Carnegie Prize

We are delighted to announce that our superstar YA author Holly Bourne as just been nominated for the 2016 CILIP Carnegie Medal with her hilarious, stigma-busting book AM I NORMAL YET? The longlist which will be announced in February, followed by the shortlist in March.  A full list of all 2016 nominated titles is available Read More

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Literary Agent Sarah O’Halloran’s Wish List

I started at the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency last month and now that I’ve mastered the coffee machine I thought it was high time I let you know a little bit more about the kind of books that excite me.    I’m looking for upmarket commercial fiction, reading group fiction, accessible literary fiction, children’s and Read More

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The launch of THE SECRET FIRE by C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld

The first book in the Alchemist Chronicles, The Secret Fire, co-authored by bestselling authors C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld, was launched last night at Hatchards, London St Pancras. C.J Daugherty is the international bestselling author of the Night School series, translated into over 22 different languages, and Carina Rozenfeld is the French bestselling author of Read More

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Cover reveal for THE CRESSWELL PLOT (US edition)

We are very excited to share Disney Hyperion’s cover for THE CRESSWELL PLOT by Eliza Wass! THE CRESSWELL PLOT has been sold in the following foreign language territories so far: Chinese Complex: Star East, German: Magellan Verlag, Portuguese (Brazil): Verus Editora, Spanish: Ediciones B, Italian: Il Castoro Quercus will publish simultaneously in the UK – Read More

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MM Agency Summer Post – Carina Rozenfeld

Today’s author interview is a special Guest author: the lovely Carina Rozenfeld, prize-winning French author of sci-fi and fantasy, published in France by Robert Laffont, who has co-authored the upcoming action-packed, supernatural adventure series THE SECRET FIRE. The first book will be published by Little Brown on 10th of September! If you weren’t writing, what other job Read More

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MM Agency Summer Author Interview – Kate Ling

For our second summer interview with MM authors, we are quizzing Kate Ling whose forthcoming YA trilogy THE LONELINESS OF DISTANT BEINGS will be published by Little Brown Kids next Spring and already has six foreign sales! What’s your daily routine when you are writing?  Since I have a day job, I mostly write at night.  Usually I start Read More

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C.J. Daugherty to appear at YALC at London Comic Con

Saturday 18 July 2015: 12:30pm and 4:00pm C.J. Daugherty, author of the international bestselling Night School series and co-author of the upcoming Secret Fire series, will be appearing on a panel at YALC to talk about writing strong characters at 12:30pm on the 18th July. She will also be signing copies of her books. C.J. will Read More

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News & Reviews – Madeleine Milburn Agency

Lara Williamson wins the Hounslow Junior Book Award and the Hillingdon Secondary Book of the Year 2015 In addition to these awards, A Boy Called Hope has also been shortlisted for The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2015,  Leeds Book Awards 2015 (9-11 category), Cheshire Schools’ Book Awards,  Lancashire School Library Fantastic Book Award, and the Read More

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Bestselling author C.J. Daugherty events at London Book Fair and Comic Con!

This spring is particularly exciting for C.J. Daugherty fans. Ahead of the publication of the final installment of the international bestselling Night School series, Endgame (4 June 2015), and a hotly anticipated collaboration with Carina Rozenfeld, The Secret Fire (3 September 2015), C.J. will be making a number of London appearances! London Book Fair Tuesday 14 April Read More

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Holly Bourne on Young Volunteers list for Summer Reading Challenge 2015

We are delighted to announce that Holly Bourne is on the Young Volunteers List for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge 2015! The Summer Reading Challenge in libraries is the UK’s leading reading for pleasure programme for primary school aged children, and it runs in 98% of local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland every summer. Read More

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The Dark Inside on Branford Boase longlist 2015

The Dark Inside by Rupert Wallis has made the longlist of 18 for the Branford Boase Award 2015 Rupert is featured alongside authors including Sally Green (Half Bad), Clare Furniss (The Year of the Rat) and Non Pratt (Trouble). Read the coverage in The Bookseller The BBA was set up to reward the most promising Read More

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Festive Author Posts

In the lead up to Christmas 2014 we will publish a series of festive and inspirational posts written by the authors at The Madeleine Milburn Agency. RADHIKA SANGHANI Radhika Sanghani is a writer for The Telegraph, writing news, features and profiles about women and women’s issues. Radhika’s debut novel V!RG!N (Harlequin,  2014) is an x-rated Bridget Jones Read More

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The Guardian’s Best Books of 2014!

We are proud to report that our fabulous YA author, Holly Bourne’s witty page-turner has been included in The Guardian’s Best Children’s Books of 2014 list!  Coming to the end of 2014 the Guardian have decided to share their favourite children’s and YA books from the past year. The list is complied by The Guardian children’s Read More

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The start of C.J. Daugherty’s thrilling Night School series launches in America

The first in the mesmeric Night School series, Night School: Genesis, by C.J. Daugherty is now available to buy in the US!  ‘The most exciting teen book series to hit our shelves in ages’ Teen Now ‘Unforgettable scenes of suspense’  Booklist ‘Daugherty’s storytelling brims with gusto’ The FT ‘Love, break-ups, murder, fighting, friendships, secrets, hot Read More

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The first time a British YA book series has been produced for an online audience

Based on the international bestselling Young Adult books by C.J. Daugherty, Night School the Web Series launches today! As featured on the front page of The Guardian, today marks the launch of the first EVER web series based on a UK YA book. The brainchild of a husband-and-wife team: BAFTA-nominated Director Jack Jewers and author C.J. Read More

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Lara Williamson Shortlisted for 8 Book Awards!

We are extremely proud of LARA WILLIAMSON, author of A BOY CALLED HOPE which has been shortlisted  for an incredible 8 book awards! This beautifully moving title has proved popular with readers of all ages and nominated for the following prestigious awards:  Leeds Book Awards 2015(9-11 category) Cheshire Schools’ Book Awards Hillingdon Secondary Book of the Year Read More

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C. J. Daugherty’s Night School ‘Webisodes’ to be released before Christmas

The compelling Night School Series by C.J. Daugherty  is brought to life in a series of online episodes! Here at the agency we are getting very excited about the release of the first episode of the Night School Web Series. The series will be launched on Daugherty’s Youtube channel on the 12th of December, and one episode Read More

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C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld signing at Montreuil Book Fair 2014

International bestselling YA authors C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld will be attending the ‘Salon du Livre et de la Presse Jeunesse’(Montreuil Children’s Book Fair) this weekend. The Salon du Livre in Montreuil is one of the leading book exhibitions for children and young people in France. C.J. and Carina will be signing books and discussing Read More

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Holly Bourne, Rupert Wallis, Lara Williamson and Dave Lowe shortlisted for Children’s Book Awards!

We are delighted to announce that four of our wonderfully talented children’s fiction authors have been nominated for prestigious book awards. Leeds Book Awards A BOY CALLED HOPE by Lara Williamson has been shortlisted for the 9-11 category, THE DARK INSIDE by Rupert Wallis for the 11-14 category and THE MANIFESTO ON HOW TO BE Read More

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Agency authors and international publicity

Author of the international bestselling Night School series C.J. Daugherty has been on several international tours this year, seeing her publishers and fans at book signings, panel events and literary festivals. Recently, C.J attended the Festival du Livre de Mouans-Sartoux in France, and towards the end of this month, she’ll be attending the Krakow Book Fair with Read More

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MM Agency: News & Reviews

Radhika Sanghani in the Evening Standard ‘It’s a wry and squeamish look at today’s social and sexual pressures…’ Read the full article here Virgin is released in the UK on September 12th The Manifesto on How to be Interesting by Holly Bourne is No. 1 in the Waterstones School Chart Read Holly Bourne‘s article, Why School Read More

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MM Agency: News & Reviews

Mel Sherratt is one of the first Amazon authors to be stocked in WHSmith and Waterstones A huge congratulations to Mel Sherratt, who is the first Amazon Publishing author to be stocked in Waterstones. WHSmith Travel stores have started stocking titles by Sherratt and fellow Thomas & Mercer authors Mark Edwards and Helen Smith. Read Read More

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THE SECRET FIRE: C.J. Daugherty and Carina Rozenfeld launch joint series with Atom

The Secret Fire Karen Ball, Publisher at Atom/ Little, Brown has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights for a YA series from a brand new writing partnership –  agency author C.J. Daugherty and French author Carina Rozenfeld. The series launches with The Secret Fire, publishing in September 2015, with another title to follow. French teen Sacha Read More

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The Dark Inside Us All: Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner at the Edinburgh Festival

‘Both Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner (author of Maggot Moon) have written novels with dark hearts. Rupert’s debut, The Dark Inside, and Sally’s latest, Tinder, are unsettling and ambiguous…These are subtle, challenging books.’   On Saturday Rupert Wallis and Sally Gardner spoke at the Edinburgh Festival about their latest novels, and about the darker, genre-bending Read More

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MM Agency: News & Reviews

Paperback publication day for Where Memories are Made by Lynda Page Jolly’s campers are guaranteed to have a holiday to remember, but that’s not always easy to achieve thanks to the array of colourful characters who pour through Jolly’s gates. Following on from The Time of our Lives, Lynda Page’s nostalgic saga of fun, frolics Read More

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MM Agency: News & Reviews

The Accident by C.L. Taylor sells over 100,000 copies Sales figured for The Accident  (Avon) have reached a staggering ** 101,892 copies **  across ebook and print, since its publication in April. Mel Sherratt’s total sales reaches ** 250,000 ** copies This week Mel, bestselling author of Taunting the Dead and The Estate Series, also Read More

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Holly Bourne SOULMATES front cover promotion on The Telegraph

The Soulmates #Discover offer is featured on The Daily Telegraph front cover today! iBooks secured this coverage along with an inside ad too. #Discover HOLLY BOURNE with iBooks – TODAY ONLY! #Soulmates #Discover Soulmates has already reached No. 1 in the free charts! An epic, electrifying and extraordinary debut about falling in love Holly Bourne’s Read More

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Happy Birthday Night School!

Enormous congratulations to C.J. Daugherty whose fourth book in the bestselling Night School series hits the shelves today. Night School: Resistance, published by Little, Brown/Atom, sees Allie returning to Cimmeria Academy to find the school in turmoil. The atmosphere is thick with danger. The fightback starts here. Everything is at stake now. The winner takes all… Read More

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C.J. Daugherty at Hay Festival with Sally Green and Ruth Warburton

C.J. Daugherty  attended the Hay Festival 2014, appearing with Sally Green (Half Bad) and Ruth Warburton (Witch Finder) to discuss both the paranormal, and how to achieve the extraordinary without it. C.J Daugherty discussed her international bestselling series Night School. *  The fourth book in the series, Night School: Resistance, is out in the UK Read More

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Night School: Fracture out in the US today

Readers in the US and Canada can now get their hands on the American edition of NIGHT SCHOOL: FRACTURE by international bestselling author C.J. Daugherty US http://www.amazon.com/Night-School-Fracture-C-J-Daugherty-ebook/dp/B00KI1MRV6 CANADA http://www.amazon.ca/Night-School-Fracture-C-J-Daugherty-ebook/dp/B00KI1MRV6/ ‘I love the Night School series so much. It really is my favourite recent series and I really loved Fracture, the third book in the Night Read More

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MM Agency: News and Reviews

C.J. Daugherty C.J. Daugherty’s Night School series is a German bestseller Night School Resistance (Book 4)  is in * * No. 1 * * on the Kindle charts in Germany C.J. recently went to the Oetinger offices in Germany to sign 400 copies of Night School Resistance She will be returning to Germany tomorrow, for Read More

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Bookouture to launch Night School in US and C.J. Daugherty releases WattPad prequel

Night School US launch Bookouture will launch C.J. Daugherty’s bestselling YA thriller series, Night School, in the US this May. Starting with Night School: Legacy, Bookouture will launch the series in ebook only format, complete with an amazing set of new covers. The following books in the series will be released at half-monthly intervals. ‘Imagine Read More

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Wallis and Williamson shortlisted for prestigious Children’s Awards

                     A huge congratulations to agency authors Rupert Wallis and Lara Williamson on being shortlisted for two very exciting Children’s Awards: The Dark Inside (Simon & Schuster) by Rupert Wallis has been shortlisted for The Andersen Prize, the most prestigious literary award for children in Italy.  He’s been shortlisted with two other authors, Maggot Read More

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MM Literary Agency: News & Reviews and Bologna Book Fair 2014

Bologna Book Fair 2014 : The Madeleine Milburn Agency is excited to attend the Bologna Children’s Book Fair from Monday 24th – Friday 28th March 2014. The Agency has over fifty meetings with international publishers, American editors and Film & TV scouts.  Milburn will be pitching the Agency’s budding list of children’s titles. * C.J. Read More

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MM Literary Agency: News and Reviews

Mel Sherratt Kindle No.1, 2 & 3 bestseller in Australia Mel Sherratt takes the top three chart positions on the Australian Amazon Kindle bestseller list with The Estate Series. Taunting the Dead is #9 and Watching Over You is #47. In its first week of publication Watching Over you was #1 in the Kindle Charts in both the Read More

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Publication day for THE DARK INSIDE

     Huge congratulations to Rupert Wallis on the publication of his debut novel, THE DARK INSIDE. As part of Simon & Schuster’s blog week, today Rupert will talk about his experience of the publishing process. You can read the blog post on So Many Books, So Little Time. ‘What my editor, Jane, helped me to do Read More

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Blogs and Reviews: THE DARK INSIDE by Rupert Wallis

As publication day at the end of January draws nearer, this week Simon & Schuster will be posting a blog entry each day about the process of publishing Rupert Wallis’ debut, THE DARK INSIDE. This series of blog entries will offer a really interesting insight on all aspects of the writing and publishing process – Read More

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4 days ’til Christmas: The Literary Agency Advent Calendar

In the run up to Christmas, the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency will be posting an entry from one of our authors each day, offering anything from writing tips and their inspiration, to Christmas memories and their wishes for the year to come. HOLLY MARTIN Do you believe? I love the idea of Santa Claus.  As a Read More

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5 days ’til Christmas: The Literary Agency Advent Calendar

In the run up to Christmas, the Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency will be posting an entry from one of our authors each day, offering anything from writing tips and their inspiration, to Christmas memories and their wishes for the year to come. ANNE CAMERON Christmas is my favourite time of the year.  I love the fact Read More

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Celebrating SOULMATES publication with the Madeleine Milburn Agency

Congratulations to Holly Bourne on the publication of her début novel, SOULMATES, published by Usborne on Sunday 1st September. Holly has had a full schedule with the launch of SOULMATES, speaking at the Edinburgh International Book Festival alongside Sarah Mussi, and sharing an author yurt with the likes of Caitlin Moran and Margaret Atwood, and Read More

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The Latitude Festival teams up with C.J. Daugherty

The Latitude Festival (18th – 21st July 2013) has teamed up with our international bestselling YA author C.J. Daugherty to give young people the chance to achieve a nationally recognised Arts Award qualification.  They are the first festival to become an Arts Award supporter organisation. C.J. Daugherty, author of the Night School series, will be talking about her career as a YA Read More

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Official US trailer for NIGHT SCHOOL

The US edition of NIGHT SCHOOL is out today.  The official US trailer below was made by BAFTA-nominated filmmaker Jack Jewers of Trailermade Films, in close collaboration with C.J. Daugherty herself:    NIGHT SCHOOL has been translated into 21 different languages, and we’ve already had the following fabulous review from America’s Booklist: Night School. Daugherty, C. J. (Author) Jun 2013. 432 p. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen, Read More

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Cover reveal!

The UK book cover has now been revealed for the third book in C.J. Daugherty’s international bestselling series, NIGHT SCHOOL. NIGHT SCHOOL: FRACTURE Cimmeria Academy has been more than a school for Allie, it’s been a safe haven. But no longer.   The school – her friends, her teachers – are under attack. A nefarious Read More

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