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 ...

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