Press Releases and Book News from Hodder & Stoughton

Press Releases

  • Hodder & Stoughton have acquired the new book by explorer Levison Wood, author of the Top 10 Bestseller Walking the Nile.Levison Wood’s latest expedition takes him, on foot, through five countries along ‘The Roof of the World’.L ...

  • Following the international success of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, Hodder & Stoughton will publish three new young adult novels by Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling fantasy author, Laini Taylor. Kate Howard, Associate Publ ...

  • Two Roads, an imprint of John Murray Press, is delighted to announce the acquisition of GREAT HOSTESSES by Siân Evans, an exploration of six extraordinary and influential women who helped shape the arts, politics and society during the interwar ...

  • Consultant Editor at Hodder & Stoughton, Roddy Bloomfield, has acquired World Rights for Didier Drogba’s autobiography from The Sports PR Company and David Luxton Associates, to be published in October 2015.Didier Drogba is one of the most ...

  • In The Best Year Yet Sophie Howarth is reinventing the idea of the diary. Imagine if, instead of using one to remind you what you should and have to be doing, each new day offered a fresh opportunity for something new and fun and creative. Imagine if ...

  • Yellow Kite has acquired a first book by healthy living expert Calgary Avansino. Publisher Liz Gough bought UK & Commonwealth rights from Elizabeth Sheinkman at WME.  Calgary Avansino, Contributing Editor and Columnist at Vogue and columnist ...

  • The first novel, A LITTLE LEARNING; OR, THE BUTCHER’S HOOK, is set in late eighteenth century London, where Anne Jaccob is coming of age.  When she is taken advantage of by her tutor – and her father’s great friend – her ...

  • Yellow Kite acquires The 22-Day Revolution

    Liz Gough, Publisher at Yellow Kite, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, has acquired a new book by Marco Borges, exercise physiologist and nutrition expert to Beyoncé, Jay Z and Pharrell Williams. Entitled The 22-Day Revolution: The plant-b ...

  • Senior editor Briony Gowlett, who bought world rights from Lucy Lendrem at Gleam Futures, said: ‘Joe is an amazing young talent; his YouTube videos are some of the most inventive around and this imagination will shine out of every page of his b ...

  • To date, Gruen’s novels have been translated into forty-three languages and have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. WATER FOR ELEPHANTS was made into a hit movie with Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon, and has just been announced ...

  • Lynda Bellingham’s memoir is the Number One Bestseller for a third week

    Lynda Bellingham’s memoir, There’s Something I’ve Been Dying to Tell You, is a runaway number one bestseller.  It has been confirmed today that it will top the adult bestseller lists for a third week with sales in all ...

  • Exclusive rights bought from Love Productions

    Hodder & Stoughton are delighted to announce that they have acquired exclusive publishing rights for The Great British Bake Off from producer, Love Productions in a multi-book deal. Hosted by Sue Perkins and Mel Geidroyc and judged by Paul Hollyw ...

  • Hepola, a single woman with a rising career in the media, was also a serious blackout drinker.  Mornings became detective work on her own life.  What did I say last night?  What did I do?  As she stares down her past in sobriety, ...

  • Hodder & Stoughton Lifestyle Editorial Director Nicky Ross, has signed up Alex Hollywood, wife of Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood, to write her own cookbook, called My Busy Kitchen.An accomplished self-taught cook who comes from a fam ...

  • What makes a G&T glow in the dark? Who threw the world's first cocktail party? Why does a Bloody Mary taste best at 35,000 feet? And what's the key to opening champagne with a sword? Lascelles has dodged the washing lines of backstreet Havana in ...

  • In the first of the two new books, The Black Box: How to Turn Failure into Success, Syed will argue that success, whether in sport, business, politics or life is not really about talent, motivation or intelligence. These things, it turns out, are oft ...

  • It is 1978, Jess is thirteen and she already has a reputation - as the daughter of the only communist in town. But then, it's in the blood: the Mitchells have been in the Party since the Party began. Jess and her mother Eleanor spend every spare mome ...

  • My Autobiography

    Publication: 6th November 2014 ‘I knew that agreeing to write my story would need me to be completely honest, as that’s the way I have always played the game. It would require talking about a number of aspects I have not shared in public ...

  • FANS ARE INVITED TO HELP #RevealREVIVAL

    Fans can go onto a Facebook app hosted on www.Facebook.com/StephenKingBooks and become part of the community revealing one square segment of the cover at a time.  Once enough likes, comments and shares are generated a new square will be ready to ...

  • ‘THE BEST BUSINESS BOOK I’VE EVER READ’ BILL GATES

    Bill Gates first read John Brooks’ collection of twelve stories from Wall Street when Warren Buffett loaned him his copy.  Originally published in 1969 but out of print since 1971, BUSINESS ADVENTURES has constantly served as a bible for t ...