Two agency authors are top five Sunday Times bestsellers. The Chalk Man by C. J. Tudor climbed up four positions to No.5, selling 10,772 copies, and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman charted at No.2 with sales of 14,455 copies.
Two agency authors are top 5 Sunday Times bestsellers this week. #TheChalkMan by C. J. Tudor is at No.5, and #EleanorOliphant by Gail Honeyman is a No.2 bestseller. What an amazing week it's been for both authors so far. Long may it continue! 🎉🎆🌟 #su… https://t.co/Kt2ms8SnAq pic.twitter.com/EZwVVKMXSc
— Madeleine Milburn (@agentmilburn) September 5, 2018
Paula Hawkins, the internationally bestselling author of The Girl on the Train, described The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal as “a sharp, scary, gorgeously evocative tale of love, art and obsession.”
Little Darlings by Melanie Golding was reviewed by the New York Times bestselling author of All the Lies We Tell, Megan Hart, who said: “Dark, compelling and terrifyingly relatable, Little Darlings takes every parent’s worst fear and deftly twists it into something even more horrific.”
So proud and delighted to receive this beautiful plaque to celebrate 100k sales of #thefriend ! It will take pride of place alongside #iamwatchingyou 💕
Thank you @AmazonPub ! @agentmilburn @jackbutler @lauratheeditor #amwriting pic.twitter.com/AMySnPxS2T
— Teresa Driscoll (@TeresaDriscoll) September 3, 2018
Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes? by Holly Bourne was reviewed by the online platform Lovereading4kids who hailed it as “one of the year’s most important YA novels” and “an engaging and thought-provoking book with tremendous value.”
The YA novel was also featured by the mental health charity SANE for National Read a Book Day.
Here are 4 of our picks for #NationalReadABookDay:
-A Beginner’s Guide to Being Mental – by @_NatashaDevon
-The Stranger on the Bridge – by @MrJonnyBenjamin
-Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes? – by @holly_bourneYA
-Hope with OCD – by @LynnCrilly pic.twitter.com/sr3VJVFsZu
— SANE (@CharitySANE) September 6, 2018
Bryony Stocker has signed with the agency. She is writing a gritty historical crime series set during the Napoleonic Wars, featuring a battered and traumatised ex-soldier trying to find his way in the slums of Georgian London.
— Thomas Hill (@ThomasssHill) September 3, 2018
It was announced that Fiona Barton will be appearing at the Norwich Crime Writing Festival on Friday 14th September, alongside Val McDermid and John Banville. Tickets are available here.
Might’ve reacted a little too loudly in Sainsbury’s and now people are staring. Totally worth it. THANK YOU FARRAH! pic.twitter.com/WxqbEVKU6m
— Michelle Elman (@ScarredNtScared) September 1, 2018