Another week has flashed by, and we’ve had a busy week as we prepare for the London Book Fair. Here are the highlights.
Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine passed an enormous milestone this week, selling ONE MILLION copies across all formats in the US. In the UK, she is currently sitting at No. 9 in the charts, and has sold over 900,000 copies in paperback alone – bringing her ever closer to yet another momentous milestone.
Poonam Mistry, who illustrated the Agency’s first ever picture book, You’re Snug with Me, has been longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize for her first book, You’re Safe With Me.
C.L. Taylor’s thriller The Fear was No. 1 in the Audible charts this week, ahead of P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins and Michelle Obama’s Becoming.
Sales for the early ebook publication of Nuala Ellwood’s Day of the Accident are at 8,059, and it’s sitting at No. 3 in the Kindle Charts this week. The novel is published in paperback on Thursday next week.
Teresa Driscoll’s The Promise has been chosen as “February’s Publisher’s Pick” on the You’re Booked website – an online community for Crime Readers and Writers.
Proofs for Owen Nicholl’s Love, Unscripted arrived just in times for Valentine’s Day, and we just love them.
The audiobook teaser for C.J. Tudor’s chilling thriller, The Taking of Annie Thorne has been released. Read by Richard Armitage, you can listen to an extract here:
The creepy cover for “Queen of Crime” Mel Sherratt’s new novel, Tick Tock has been revealed:
On the foreign rights front, Romanian rights to Fiona Valpy’s Sea Of Memories and The Beekeeper’s Promise to RAO.
Bulgarian rights to Between The Lies by Michelle Adams have gone to Ciela Norma.