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26/02/2015
Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites
Author:Mary Berry
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781849908795  9781849908795
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity
26/02/2015
Throne of Caesars (1) - IRON AND RUST
Author:Harry Sidebottom
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007499878  9780007499878
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
26/02/2015
Sesame & Spice
Author:Anne Shooter
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472223609  9781472223609
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
26/02/2015
A Perfect Heritage
Author:Penny Vincenzi
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755377596  9780755377596
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
26/02/2015
The Dandelion Years
Author:Erica James
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409146117  9781409146117
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Large Marketing spend
26/02/2015
Winners
Author:Alastair Campbell
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780091958855,9780091958862,9781473507395  9780091958855
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
03/03/2015
The Buried Giant
Author:Kazuo Ishiguro
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780571315031,9780571315048,9780571315055  9780571315031
Publisher:Faber and Faber
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide publication date
05/03/2015
Look Who's Back
Author:Timur Vermes
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781782067832  9781782067832
Publisher:Quercus
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
05/03/2015
Kew on a Plate with Raymond Blanc
Author:Kew Gardens with Raymond Blanc
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472224378  9781472224378
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/03/2015
I Hate Myselfie
Author:Shane Dawson
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476791548,9781476791586  9781476791548
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
12/03/2015
The King's Curse
Author:Philippa Gregory
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780857207586  9780857207586
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
A Time For Friends
Author:Patricia Scanlan
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471110801,9781471110832  9781471110801
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
The Modi Effect
Author:Lance Price
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473610897,9781473610903  9781473610897
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
The Tears of the Rajas
Author:Ferdinand Mount
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471129452,9781471129476  9781471129452
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
12/03/2015
None of the Above
Author:Rick Edwards
Format(s):pb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471149320,9781471149337  9781471149320
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
12/03/2015
The Vanishing Witch
Author:Karen Maitland
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472215031  9781472215031
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
Motherless Child
Author:Paul Scott
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472212702  9781472212702
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
If You Were Me
Author:Sheila O'Flanagan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755378456  9780755378456
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/03/2015
The Wronged
Author:Kimberley Chambers
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007521746,9780007521753  9780007521746
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
12/03/2015
DI Sean Corrigan (4) — THE JACKDAW
Author:Luke Delaney
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007585687,9780007585700  9780007585687
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
13/03/2015
Michelin Guide Main Cities of Europe
Author:Michelin
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9782067197015  9782067197015
Publisher:Michelin
Distributor:Michelin
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Sensitive information and press launch
15/03/2015
Backstairs Billy
Author:Tom Quinn
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781849547802  9781849547802
Publisher:Biteback
Distributor:Marston
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation in national weekly paper
24/03/2015
Becoming Steve Jobs
Author:Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444761986,9781444761993  9781444761986
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/03/2015
The Cavendon Women
Author:Barbara Taylor Bradford
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007503223,9780007503254  9780007503223
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
26/03/2015
A Song of Ice and Fire (5) — A DANCE WITH DRAGONS: PART 1 DREAMS AND DUST [TV tie-in edition]
Author:George RR Martin
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008122300  9780008122300
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:TV tie-in edition
26/03/2015
Brothers in Blood
Author:Simon Scarrow
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755393961  9780755393961
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
26/03/2015
The Welfare of Nations
Author:James Bartholomew
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781849548304  9781849548304
Publisher:Biteback
Distributor:Marston
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation in National Daily Newspaper
26/03/2015
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Author:Richard Flanagan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780099593584  9780099593584
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
26/03/2015
Skulduggery Pleasant (9) — THE DYING OF THE LIGHT
Author:Derek Landy
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007489282  9780007489282
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Content
26/03/2015
The Road Beneath My Feet
Author:Frank Turner
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472229472,9781472222015  9781472229472
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
02/04/2015
Thunder of the Gods: Empire VIII
Author:Anthony Riches
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444731965  9781444731965
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
Deadly Election
Author:Lindsey Davis
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444794229  9781444794229
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
Work Rules!
Author:Laszlo Bock
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444792355  9781444792355
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
April
Author:Paul & Coral Jones
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471139789,9781471149214,9781471139789  9781471139789
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
09/04/2015
The Book of Life
Author:Deborah Harkness
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755384792  9780755384792
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
Wartime Girls
Author:Anne Baker
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472212269  9781472212269
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
A Song of Shadows
Author:John Connolly
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444751482  9781444751482
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
Blood on Snow
Author:Jo Nesbo
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781846558603,9781846559921  9781846558603
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity
09/04/2015
The Children Act
Author:Ian McEwan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780099599630  9780099599630
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
09/04/2015
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2015
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):hb,pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472913562,9781472913579  9781472913562
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Publication Date
09/04/2015
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2015 Large Format
Author:Lawrence Booth
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472913586  9781472913586
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Publication Date
09/04/2015
Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul
Author:Rick Stein
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781849908603  9781849908603
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
09/04/2015
The Demon Cycle (4) — THE SKULL THRONE
Author:Peter V Brett
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007425686,9780007425686  9780007425686
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major serialisation
14/04/2015
Dealing with China
Author:Hank Paulson
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472228710  9781472228710
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
14/04/2015
Very Good Lives
Author:J.K. Rowling
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408706787,9781408706794  9781408706787
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Date of International Publication
21/04/2015
A Work in Progress
Author:Connor Franta
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476791616,9781476791623  9781476791616
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
23/04/2015
How I Lost You
Author:Jenny Blackhurst
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472218964  9781472218964
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
23/04/2015
Mr Mercedes
Author:Stephen King
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444788648  9781444788648
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
23/04/2015
A GOOD CATCH
Author:Fern Britton
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007562947,9780007562954  9780007562947
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
23/04/2015
Violence
Author:Richard Bessel
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780743239578,9781471126000  9780743239578
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
23/04/2015
The Ugly Game
Author:Heidi Blake & Jonathan Calvert
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471149344,9781471149351,9781471149368  9781471149344
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
05/05/2015
Action Movie Kid
Author:Daniel Hashimoto & Mandy Richardville
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476799896,9781476799926  9781476799896
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
05/05/2015
Kim Kardashian Selfish
Author:Kim Kardashian West
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):978078932920  978078932920
Publisher:Universe
Distributor:Marston Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:To synchronise with the US publication date.
07/05/2015
Desert God
Author:Wilbur Smith
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007535682  9780007535682
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
07/05/2015
Solomon Creed
Author:Simon Toyne
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007551354,9780007551378  9780007551354
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
07/05/2015
Daughter of the House
Author:Rosie Thomas
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007512058,9780007512072  9780007512058
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
19/05/2015
In Real Life
Author:Joey Graceffa
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476794303,9781476794310  9781476794303
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
21/05/2015
Ardennes 1944
Author:Antony Beevor
Format(s):hb,tpb,audio,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780670918645,9780670918652,9780241203392,9780141941271  9780670918645
Publisher:Viking
Distributor:Penguin Random House
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Strict UK on sale date.
21/05/2015
Throne of the Caesars (2) — BLOOD AND STEEL
Author:Harry Sidebottom
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007499885,9780007499908  9780007499885
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
21/05/2015
Rain on the Dead
Author:Jack Higgins
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007585830  9780007585830
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
21/05/2015
The Monogram Murders
Author:Sophie Hannah
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007547449  9780007547449
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
02/06/2015
iJustine
Author:Justine Ezarik
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476791517,9781476791524  9781476791517
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
04/06/2015
The Turning Point
Author:Freya North
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007569557,9780007326730  9780007569557
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
04/06/2015
An Ember in the Ashes
Author:Sabaa Tahir
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007593262  9780007593262
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
18/06/2015
GIORDANO BRUNO THRILLER 5
Author:S J Parris
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007481248,9780007481262  9780007481248
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global serialisation
18/06/2015
Red Queen’s War (2) — THE LIAR’S KEY
Author:Mark Lawrence
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007531578,9780007531592  9780007531578
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
18/06/2015
Shattered Sea (2) — HALF THE WORLD
Author:Joe Abercrombie
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007550258  9780007550258
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
02/07/2015
Flesh and Blood
Author:Patricia Cornwell
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007552450  9780007552450
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
02/07/2015
The Third Woman
Author:Jonathan Freedland
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007413683,9780007413706  9780007413683
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication
14/07/2015
Go Set A Watchman
Author:Harper Lee
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785150289,9781785150296,9781473535404  9781785150289
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide release date
01/09/2015
Fat Dad, Fat Kid
Author:Shay & Gavin Butler
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781476792316,9781476792323  9781476792316
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
10/09/2015
Sweet Caress
Author:William Boyd
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408867976,9781408867983,9781408868003  9781408867976
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release
22/09/2015
Big Magic
Author:Elizabeth
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408866733,9781408866740,9781408866764  9781408866733
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release Date
08/10/2015
Hollow of the Hand
Author:PJ Harvey
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408865286,9781408865736  9781408865286
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release
08/10/2015
Hollow of the Hand
Author:PJ Harvey
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408865293  9781408865293
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release
05/11/2015
Narrowing the Field
Author:AP McCoy
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409152026  9781409152026
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Large marketing spend