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'Immersive Historical Saga' Coming Soon From Fergie

Romance novel based on Sarah Ferguson's ancestor will be published by Mills & Boon

(Newser) - An "immersive historical saga" with a lovestruck heroine is on its way to readers, and though the author is a rookie at writing romance novels—or any novels, for that matter—it's a name you'll recognize. Sky News reports the Duchess of York herself, Sarah Ferguson, has...

Melania Shops Around Book Deal, Source says

'It would be her money,' a source tells the New York Post

(Newser) - Melania Trump is apparently shopping around a book deal with the full support of her husband, Business Insider reports. "Melania is in meetings to write her White House memoir," an unidentified source tells the New York Post . "And it would be her money—a chance for her...

Haberman Has Deal for a Book on Trump

White House reporter began covering future president for the New York Post

(Newser) - One of the top chroniclers of the Trump administration, New York Times White House reporter Maggie Haberman, has a book deal. Penguin Press announced Thursday that the Pulitzer Prize winner's book, currently untitled, would come out in 2022, the AP reports. "Maggie has had a front row seat...

Boy, 4, Lands Book Deal

Nadim Shamma-Sourgen writes 'purely childlike' poems

(Newser) - Not many poets try picking their nose on national television. But then, Nadim Shamma-Sourgen doesn't have much media experience: He just landed his first book deal at the age of four, the Guardian reports. "The poems talk about such important feelings, like love and loneliness, and Nadim finds...

Big Name in Impeachment Inquiry Has a Book Deal

Sources say John Bolton got a $2M deal

(Newser) - Former national security adviser John Bolton has a book deal, the AP has learned. The hawkish Bolton departed in September because of numerous foreign policy disagreements with President Trump. He reached a deal over the past few weeks with Simon & Schuster, according to three publishing officials with knowledge of...

Sanders Leaves With 'Head Held High' and ... a Book Deal?

Sources tell Axios she'll likely write about her WH experience after some R&R in July

(Newser) - Whether Sarah Huckabee Sanders runs for governor of Arkansas remains to be seen, but she may have at least one other project to keep her busy in the interim. Sources tell Mike Allen at Axios that, after taking some R&R time with her family in July, the former White...

Trump Jr. Reportedly Following in Dad's Footsteps

He'll publish first book late this year, per Politico

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. is writing a book to be published late this year, according to Politico . President Trump's eldest son, who is to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in mid-June , has signed a deal with Center Street Books for a tome to focus on "politics, current events,...

New Trump Tell-All Blasts His 'Embedded Enemies'

Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie have a sequel book out

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie are out with the sequel to their first book, Let Trump Be Trump , and in it they allege that the 45th president of the United States is under constant siege from within by "embedded enemies" in various parts of government who "attack the...

Story of a Bad Date Went Viral, Lands Woman a $1M Book Deal

Kristen Roupenian wrote 'Cat Person' for the 'New Yorker,' and it hit a collective nerve

(Newser) - An unknown writer became a viral sensation earlier this month after her short story "Cat Person," an uncomfortable narrative about an unpleasant date, appeared in the New Yorker. Now that 36-year-old author Kristen Roupenian has been thrust into the public eye, she's making yet another headline—this...

Kaepernick Just Signed, but Not With NFL: Report

Page Six says he's inked a $1M book deal

(Newser) - Colin Kaepernick has so far failed to secure a new NFL contract, but he's reportedly just landed a major book deal. A day after reporting that Kaepernick was seen meeting with publishers at the New York offices of talent agency WME, Page Six reports the athlete has nabbed a...

Comey to Dish on Trump in Upcoming Book

It will explore 'what good, ethical leadership looks like'

(Newser) - James Comey isn't done discussing his unusual tenure under President Trump. The former FBI director has signed a $2 million deal for a book that will explore "what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions," publisher Flatiron Books tells NPR . That will mean...

Clinton's Next Book: a Thriller Written With James Patterson

Yes, really

(Newser) - Bill Clinton's books: a 1,000-page autobiography , a couple of treatises on his political philosophy, books on the importance of giving and government , and ... a thriller? Yes, Clinton is collaborating with best-selling novelist James Patterson on The President Is Missing, due out June 2018, the AP reports. The book...

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Signs 8-Figure Book Deal

The AP reports he'll write 2 books for Threshold Editions

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson's star isn't only rising on television. The Fox News host and longtime conservative commentator has a two-book deal with Threshold Editions, the publisher tells the AP . No details were immediately available about the books by Carlson, who has become one of Fox's biggest names with...

Coming Soon From Baldwin: Trump Satire Book

Actor is collaborating on it with another author

(Newser) - Alec Baldwin has found a new way to mock Donald Trump. Baldwin is teaming with author Kurt Andersen on the satirical book You Can't Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump, Penguin Press announced Wednesday. The book...

Both Obamas Get Book Deals

Barack, Michelle will each publish a book

(Newser) - Barack and Michelle Obama have book deals. The former president and first lady have signed with Penguin Random House, the publisher announced Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed for the books, which several publishers had competed for, although the deals are likely in the tens of millions of dollars, the...

Leslie Jones Has Beef With Breitbart Editor's Book Deal

Simon & Schuster is helping to 'spread hate,' she says

(Newser) - Milo Yiannopoulos was allegedly behind the racist and sexist harassment of Leslie Jones on Twitter, and now the controversial Breitbart editor has a book deal . Jones isn't letting that fact slip by quietly. After publisher Simon & Schster released a statement defending the deal from the backlash that ensued,...

Pantsuit Nation 'Livid' at Founder's Book Deal

Secret Facebook group's members outraged Libby Chamberlain cashing in on their stories

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton supporters flocked to a secret Facebook group during the final weeks of the election, and now the founder of Pantsuit Nation is hoping they'll also flock to pick up her upcoming book based on the group's narratives. The New York Times reports that Flatiron Books will...

Lewandowski's $1.2M Book Deal Is Dead: Report

He wouldn't turn over non-disclosure agreement: sources

(Newser) - Corey Lewandowski can probably scrap the title of author from his growing résumé . Sources tell Politico that Donald Trump's former campaign manager began seeking offers for a book, Let Trump Be Trump, in March and was offered a $1.2 million deal with HarperCollins before backing out in...

Peek Inside Teresa Giudice's Prison Memoir

It involves a lot of lesbian sex

(Newser) - Most people who get sent to prison for fraud don't come out of it with a book deal, but most people aren't Teresa Giudice. Yes, the Real Housewives of New Jersey star is out next week with a memoir of her year in prison, Turning the Tables [...

Caitlyn Jenner Is Writing a Memoir

With the help of Buzz Bissinger

(Newser) - The inevitable Caitlyn Jenner book deal has arrived. Jenner will write her memoir with the help of Buzz Bissinger, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote Friday Night Lights in 1990—and who also wrote the Vanity Fair cover story in which "Cait" debuted. Bissinger says he's a "...

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