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Weekly Highlights 29th August – 4th September

It’s all about the chart positions this week. Here are the highlights…

We are over the moon to announce that C.J. Tudor’s third novel, The Other People has hit No. 9 on the Sunday Times bestseller list – making it her third Sunday Times Top 10 bestselling novel. This twisty thriller was published in paperback on 20th August by Penguin Random House / Michael Joseph.

It’s been a great week for Hannah Tovey’s The Education of Ivy Edwards (Piatkus).The novel hit the top 100 in the charts over the weekend, it’s been named as a “Must Read” on the Topshop website, and it has been picked as a Summer Essential on Apple.

Clare Pooley’s uplifting novel, The Authenticity Project (Penguin Random House / Transworld), has also been crowned a Summer Essential on Apple.

Helly Acton has done another interview with BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley after being picked for the Radio 2 Book Club with her debut novel, The Shelf (Bonnier Zaffre). Helly also write a piece for The Daily Mail this week titled “I Knew My Marriage Was Doomed As I Walked Down the Aisle“.

Lorelei Savaryn held a virtual launch event with Julia Brandt for her middle grade novel, The Circus of Stolen Dreams. The novel was published by Penguin Random House / Philomel this week.

 

Will Shindler’s twisty crime debut, The Burning Men (Hodder & Stoughton) was published this week.

We are thrilled to announce that Caroline Mitchell’s The Perfect Mother (Amazon / Thomas & Mercer) is at No. 1 on the Audible Bestseller list.

Two Agency authors are taking part in a new online Festival, called Diary of a Debut Novelist. Abigail Mann will be making an appearance with her novel, The Lonely Fajita (HarperCollins / One More Chapter), and Caroline Bishop with her novel, The Other Daughter (Simon & Schuster).

Ella Carey’s newly released novel, Beyond the Horizon (Bookouture), is doing very well in the charts this week, shooting into No. 1 in the “New Releases in Historical World War II Fiction”.

It was announced this week that World English rights to Louise Gooding’s Just Like Me have sold to Studio Books.

Applications are open for the Agent’s Assistant role until 18th September! Madeleine Milburn is looking for a talented, enthusiastic and highly organised assistant (with a passion for books) who will work closely and intuitively with Madeleine and her existing literary assistant. More information here.