Week of October 03, 2022


Macdonald and Blaché team with Grove

Grove Press Elizabeth Schmitz bought North American rights Helen McDonald and Sin Blache’s prophet. Macdonald, the English author of H stands for Hawkand Blaché, a Black Irish musician prophet during a Covid lockdown, mostly via email. Calling the title a “love letter to the joys of genre fiction,” Grove said it follows a former MI6 agent and an American intelligence officer “brought together to investigate how and why people’s most treasured memories are manifested and haunted.” to be armed against them, exotic substance called prophet.” The novel, set for August 2023, was sold by Bill Clegg at the Clegg agency.

Dolan brings “power” to Putnam

Putnams Michelle Howry Bought That power of farewell through Eamon Dolan at an auction. The book, subtitled The tyranny of family abuse — and how to overcome it, describes how the Simon & Schuster editor left his abusive childhood behind and outlines how others can do the same. Putnam said it contains advice from various experts and was described as “Set boundaries, find peace meets I’m glad my mother died.death Shuster and Jack Haug at Aevitas Creative Management oversaw the North American rights deal. The power of farewell is planned for 2025.

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Bloom shares the “wealth” at Ballantine

The Wealth Lie through Sahil Bloom was acquired by Ballantine’s Maria Reynics in a North American rights treaty. Ballantine said the book is a guide to “evaluate your priorities and build a comprehensive life across five types of wealth.” Bloom, who was represented by Pilar Queen at United Talent Agency, manages his own mutual fund and also writes The Curiosities Chronicle Newsletter. The publisher added that The Wealth Lie “Recaptures what it means to be truly wealthy, drawing on cutting-edge research, personal narrative and the intertwined disciplines of career development, health, fulfillment and happiness.”

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Grand Central gets “hopeful” with Zaki.

Jamil Zaki sold North American rights to The hopeful skeptic to colin Fat man at Grand Central. Seth Fischman at Gernert Company represented the Stanford psychology professor and author of the 2020s The War for Kindness. Said Grand Central The hopeful skeptic “Uses powerful stories and the author’s own research to show how cynical thinking drains our energy for social change and traps us in cycles of distrust and isolation, while sharing science-based strategies to combat cynicism.” Book is planned for winter 2025.

Shannon doubles at Bloomsbury

In a two-book English universal law treaty Grace McNamee at Bloomsbury bought the third installment of Samantha Shannon‘s Roots of Chaos series. The deal also includes a novel about the Greek goddess Iris. Roots of Chaos is slated for February 2023, and the other novel, which Bloomsbury said is about “sisterhood, grief, and the bonds between women in the face of adversity,” is slated for 2026. Shannon was represented by David Godwin at David Godwin Associates.

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Parker’s “Reef” washes up in Forge

Kristin Sewick and Linda Quinton Forge Books bought the North American rights to two novels T. Jefferson Parker. of the Trident Media Group Robert Gottlieb and Markus Gottlieb represented Parker in the six-figure agreement. In the first contract book Reef of Despairthe agency said, “A big-wave surfing star and her two sons confront murderous pirates off the coast while training to compete in the same dangerous surfing competition that took her husband’s life.” The second signed novel bears currently no title.

A version of this article appeared in the 10/03/2022 issue publishers weekly under the heading: Book offers