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.
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“.
KIDS! 10+ & your grown-ups, don't miss our super exciting virtual book launch of Lorelei Savaryn's debut novel, The Circus of Stolen Dreams, Tues., Sept. 1, 6:30 PM CST! Free, registration req'd. Register here: https://t.co/DW5L0XJ8rB
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— The Book Stall (@thebookstall) August 28, 2020
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).
It was announced this week that World English rights to Louise Gooding’s Just Like Me have sold to Studio Books.
.@StudioBooks signs inspiring true stories of physically and neurologically diverse by Louise Gooding (@OnceUponaLouise), with illustrations by @angelchangart, @cathyhookey, @meliwai and Caterina della Carrihttps://t.co/hheqQk50oV (£) pic.twitter.com/cKz3GDTUCf
— BookBrunch (@BookBrunch) September 2, 2020
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.