It’s been a fabulous week for Chart Positions and Children’s books!

We are over the moon to announce that Fiona Valpy’s stunning novel, The Dressmaker’s Gift, is the No. 1 Kindle Bestseller in both the UK and Australia this week.

Beth Morrey has been featured in The Observer’s article “Introducing the Best Debut Novelists of 2020“, following firmly in the footsteps of bestselling Agency authors Gail Honeyman and Elizabeth Macneal. Beth Morrey was also the next author to take part in our author interview ahead of the publication of her debut “coming-of-old” novel, Saving Missy. Check it out here! The novel is published on 6th February by HarperCollins / HarperFiction.

C.J. Tudor’s The Other People, which was only published in the UK on Thursday last week, has gone straight into the Sunday Times bestseller list at No. 11. The Other People was published in the US this week by Penguin Random house / Ballantine.

Ben Oliver’s dark and twisty YA novel, The Loop, received a much sought-after starred review from Kirkus reviews this week. They said: “a script-ready story with blockbuster potential”. The novel was also reviewed as “One to Watch” in The Bookseller.

Gail Honeyman’s bestselling novel, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, has re-entered the New York Times bestseller list at an incredible No. 12 this week. There’s no stopping our Eleanor!

Namina Forna’s much-anticipated YA novel, The Gilded Ones, has been included in The Bookseller this week as a “season highlight”. The novel will be published in the UK in July this year.

Kate Weston’s hilarious YA novel, Diary of a Confused Feminist, received a phenomenal review over the weekend from The Sunday Times Culture Magazine as the Children’s Book of the Week. They said: “If you found the late Louise Rennison’s diaries of Georgia Nicholson funny, and you are not squeamish about explicit discussions of mooncups and dick pics, this book by the comedian Kate Weston will make you laugh out loud.” The novel is published on Thursday next week by Hodder.

Will Shindler, whose brilliant debut crime thriller, The Burning Men, is published next week by Hodder, has promoted his book in a series of fabulous fake news announcements:

C.L. Taylor’s Sleep continues to fly off the shelves. It’s sold a total of 57,930 paperbacks, 12,870 hardbacks, and 97,715 ebooks.

Owen Nicholls’ hilarious romantic comedy, Love, Unscripted, was featured in Betches 20 Books to Read in 2020” round up this week.

Jennifer Iacopelli’s brilliant YA novel Break the Fall was featured in Bookbub‘s “The Young Adult Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2020” round up.

Sarah Hagger-Holt’s newly published middle-grade novel, Nothing Ever Happens Here, was named as one of the Guardian‘s “Best New Picture Books and Novels” this week.

Annie Ward’s brilliant and twisty thriller, Beautiful Bad, was published in paperback in the US this week by Park Row.

Lesley Sanderson’s third thriller, The Leaving Party, was published today by Bookouture.

Russian rights to Sara Nisha Adams’ The Reading List have sold to AST.