- Frankfurt Book Fair 2016: Two Fantasy Debuts Nabbed in Major Deals
Agent Jennifer Azantian, who has her own shingle, represented the author, selling world rights to the three books.
- Frankfurt Book Fair2016: At Opening Presser, Change—and Politics—Loom Large
Meanwhile, on the professional side, fair officials said the Literary Agents & Scouts Center (LitAg) has once again set a record for attendance, with over 700 agents registered to attend.
- Marie Kondo’s Global Appeal
Bruna, received a very short pitch from an agent (“I think we have a certified bestseller”), leading to a next-day preemptive offer for The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, which has sold about 60,000 copies in the Netherlands.The fan base in these three countries started right at
- Vying to Be the Next 'Gone Girl'
She said she heard that the novel became the “fastest-selling” title ever for its U.K. agent, Madeleine
- Book Deals: Week of October 10, 2016
The middle grade line was developed by Walsh’s agent, Dystel & Goderich’s Stacey Glick, and Hazzan; it will, Glick said, tell the life stories of “brave young women.”
- East Meets West in Kodansha’s ‘Attack on Titan Anthology’
So, of course, there were plenty of surprises and a few struggles.For example, we had a story set prior to the main series into which we were able to weave two key Attack on Titan characters that fans will recognize, Erwin Smith’s father and Military Police agent Djel Sannes.
- Kensington Unveils Two New Digital-First Imprints
Together, Caress and Liaison will release a combined 50 titles this year.The new imprints, which will accept agented and un-agented proposals, will be directed by Kensington director of social media and digital sales Alexandra Nicolaijsen.
- Licensing Hotline: September 2016
Viz Media retained Evolution USA as licensing agent for its manga/anime properties, which include One Punch Man, Naruto, and others....
- Book Deals: Week of October 3, 2016
Agent Laura Rennert at Andrea Brown Literary represented Hyde and said the novel is about two people who, “as they travel together, come to a new understanding not just of each other, but also of the world.”Penguin Press Lights Ng’s Fires In a North American rights deal, Celeste Ng sold
- This Week's Bestsellers: October 3, 2016
The tie-in edition debuts this week in mass market at #7, with 9,643 print units sold.New & NotableHome Harlan Coben #1 Hardcover Fiction, #4 overall Coban’s 11th thriller featuring sports agent Myron Bolitar “ends with a reveal that few, if any, will anticipate,” our review
- Night of the Living Dead' Lives Again, as a Graphic Novel
This is definitely not your parents’ Night of the Living Dead.The 10 graphic novels include Soul, which follows the fate of Ben, the doomed black character who is the focus of the ending in the original NLD; Remote, which tells the story of a plucky female deejay at radio station KBRF in
- Children's Job Moves: September 2016
Samantha Gentry has been promoted to assistant editor at Crown.Jessica Smith has joined Simon Pulse as editorial assistant.Sara Crowe is joining literary agency Pippin Properties as senior agent, as of September 14.
- Religion Book Deals: September 2016
Erickson was represented by agent Greg Daniel of the Daniel Literary Group.
- In Early Pre-Frankfurt Deals, Two Novels Fetch Big Sums
., Germany, France, and Spain.PW secured agent Madeleine Millburn’s pitch letter, which said the book will appeal to fans of Stephen King and Harlan Coben.Millburn, who has an eponymous shingle in the U.K., confirmed in her pitch letter that Tudor is a debut author; she is
- Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 Preview
But the move came off without a hitch and was very well received: not only did it put English-language publishers closer to the Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg), reducing the time spent trekking to meetings, but it infused the fair with energy and led to more chance meetings