Orion Stars

Orion Stars- 19th October

BESTSELLERS

IN A HOUSE OF LIES by Ian Rankin

SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER NUMBER 1 for a second week running!

 

 

 

STOP PRESS!

LISTENING TO THE ANIMALS by Noel Fitzpatrick

NOEL FITZPATRICK was interviewed on BBC RADIO 2 on 18 October (publication day!) and the book has been sitting at no.7 on the Amazon rankings since!

 

LOOK OUT FOR!

IN A HOUSE OF LIES by Ian Rankin

IN A HOUSE OF LIES by IAN RANKIN published with a bang with reviews in the EVENING STANDARD, GUARDIAN, THE SCOTSMAN, THE SUNDAY TIMES and SUNDAY MIRROR. Ian also did interviews for the I newspaper and THE SUNDAY TIMES.

In a House of lies £20.00 HB/ 9781409176886 – Pub 4th October

 

 

ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE by Eric Idle

TV

BBC BREAKFAST (17 October) – live interview c. 8am

ITV THIS MORNING (18 October) – live interview

RADIO

BBC RADIO 2 JO WHILEY AND SIMON MAYO (18 October) – live interview 6:30pm

BBC RADIO 4 FRONT ROW (18 October) – live interview 7:15pm

NEWSPAPERS

MAIL ON SUNDAY (29 April) – mention in Quotes of the Week column

SUNDAY TIMES (29 April) – mention in Quotes of the Week column

HUGE MARKETING CAMPAIGN lined up to run up until Christmas, including major press, outdoor and digital display advertising.

 

LISTENING TO THE ANIMALS by Noel Fitzpatrick

THE ONE SHOW on BBC 1 – an hour-long special on Wednesday 10 October LORRAINE on Thursday 11 October

 

STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON on BBC RADIO 2 – interview on Thursday 18 October

 

We have four lunchtime signings planned as outlined below:

WATERSTONES NEWCASTLE – Saturday 20 October

WATERSTONES GLASGOW SAUCHIEHALL STREET – Saturday 10 November

WATERSTONES EDINBURGH WEST END – Sunday 11 November

WHSMITH WESTFIELD WHITE CITY LONDON – Friday 16 November

 

 

 

WICCA by Harmony Nice

RADIO 5 LIVE AFTERNOON EDITION – live interview on 16th October

THIS MORNING ITV – live sofa interview on 31st October as part of their Halloween show (tbc)

 

 

 

THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS by Paraic O’ Donnell

This literary mystery is a compelling, darkly funny portrait of late Victorian London, and focuses on crimes with a supernatural flavour’  GUARDIAN

One of the Guardian’s 50 Biggest Books of the Autumn

One of the Independent’s 19 Best Fiction Books for Autumn

Bookseller Editor’s Choice for October

THE GUARDIAN – “Ten Best” feature on the Top Ten modern Victorian novels to run first weekend in Nov.

REVIEWS & NEWS

ERIC IDLE’s first UK interview ran in THE TIMES MAGAZINE on Saturday with extract from ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE over seven pages, and it was also flagged on the cover of the magazine. Then on Sunday full serial ran in MAIL ON SUNDAY EVENT, as well as a review in THE SUNDAY TIMES and an interview online with the INDEPENDENT. ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE was moving and shaking on Amazon all weekend as it rose higher in the rankings and hopefully this steady climb will skyrocket when he arrives in the UK for his media and events tour this weekend. As a taster of what’s to

come, have a look at the brilliant interview he did in the US for THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDENhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAPceUSVLKM

THE TIMES ran a news story off the back of ALICE WALKER’s interview on BBC R4 FRONT ROW last week

 

THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS received a rave first review in THE OBSERVER: “O’Donnell clearly revels in his storytelling, whether he’s setting up his utterly chilling opening, or enjoying a wry interchange between Bliss and Cutter…  The House on Vesper Sands is tremendously good – and tremendously good fun.”

 

THE BOOK OF HUMANS by ADAM RUTHERFORD was reviewed in THE OBSERVER: ‘A book that is deftly outlined, concisely constructed and filled with intriguing observations and anecdotes. Rutherford is an engaging, witty writer … An entertaining and blessedly succinct read’ Robin McKie

 

 

SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE was interviewed on THE TODAY PROGRAMME, BBC RADIO 4

ALL OUT POLITICS on SKY NEWS and the BBC WORLD SERVICE

 

Andrew Roberts mentioned WHO’S IN, WHO’S OUT: THE JOURNALS OF KENNETH ROSE in an interview in THE TIMES: ‘I suspect that his diaries – the first volume of Who’s In, Who’s Out appears next month – will be the surprise publishing sensation of this autumn

 

LISTENING TO THE ANIMALS by NOEL FITZPATRICK was mentioned in the IRISH EXAMINER on Saturday in a piece about Noel’s arena tour

 

BEING JOHN LENNON by RAY CONNOLLY was reviewed in the SUNDAY TIMES magazine and described as a ‘thoughtful biography’

 

SFX MAGAZINE reviews for AN ABSOLUTELY REMARKABLE THINGA perfectly executed study of what would happen if giant robots did rock up and watch us… a fascinating look at someone viewing one of the greatest events in human history through twitter’