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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
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.
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
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
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
28/04/2015
Hard Choices
Author:Hillary Rodham CLinton
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471131523  9781471131523
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
30/04/2015
Poseidon's Wake
Author:Reynolds, Alastair
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780575090491  9780575090491
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and Marketing campaign
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.
05/05/2015
Solitude Creek
Author:Jeffery Deaver
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444757392,9781444757408  9781444757392
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/05/2015
Us
Author:David Nicholls
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780340897010  9780340897010
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
07/05/2015
A Man Called Ove
Author:Fredrik Backman
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444775815  9781444775815
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
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
Day Shift
Author:Harris, Charlaine
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780575092884  9780575092884
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and Marketing campaign
07/05/2015
Funny Girl
Author:Nick Hornby
Format(s):tpb,pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780241965238,9780241965221  9780241965238
Publisher:Viking
Distributor:Penguin Random House
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title.
07/05/2015
No Safe House
Author:Barclay, Linwood
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409120353  9781409120353
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and marketing campaign tied in to specific promotion date.
07/05/2015
Summertime
Author:Lafaye, Vanessa
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409155393  9781409155393
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and marketing campaign tied to a specific date
07/05/2015
I Let You Go
Author:Clare Mackintosh
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780751554151  9780751554151
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Retailer Promotions
07/05/2015
A Song For Issy Bradley
Author:Carys Bray
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780099591870  9780099591870
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity
07/05/2015
GOD IN RUINS
Author:KATE ATKINSON
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780385618700,9780385618717  9780385618700
Publisher:TRANSWORLD
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:major marketing and publicity campaign
12/05/2015
The Gold Standard
Author:Ari Gold
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472231215  9781472231215
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/05/2015
Theodore Boone: The Fugitive
Author:John Grisham
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444763409  9781444763409
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
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
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
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 Book of You (and Me)
Author:Joey Essex
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473616264  9781473616264
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
Quicksand
Author:Steve Toltz
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473606050  9781473606050
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
Theodore Boone: The Fugitive
Author:John Grisham
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444763393  9781444763393
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
Ricky Hatton's Vegas Tales
Author:Ricky Hatton
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472231147,9781472223470  9781472231147
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
The Good Life
Author:Martina Cole
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472200976  9781472200976
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
Our Zoo
Author:June Mottershead
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472226365  9781472226365
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
21/05/2015
The Dish
Author:Stella Newman
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472220073  9781472220073
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
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
Headscarves and Hymens
Author:Eltahawy, Mona
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780297609001  9780297609001
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
26/05/2015
Top Secret Twenty-One
Author:Janet Evanovich
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472201638  9781472201638
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
28/05/2015
Not in God's Name
Author:Jonathan Sacks
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473616516  9781473616516
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
28/05/2015
Flood of Fire
Author:Amitav Ghosh
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780719569005  9780719569005
Publisher:John Murray Press
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
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
04/06/2015
Extreme Eiger
Author:Peter Gillman & Leni Gillman
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471134609,9781471142598,9781471134623  9781471134609
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
04/06/2015
Twisted
Author:Lynda La Plante
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471125898  9781471125898
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
18/06/2015
Formula One and Beyond
Author:Max Mosley
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471150197,9781471150210  9781471150197
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
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
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
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
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
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
21/07/2015
Lee Rigby: A Mother's Story
Author:Lyn Rigby
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471149474,9781471151538,9781471149481  9781471149474
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title & serial.
30/07/2015
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
04/08/2015
Wind/Pinball
Author:Haruki Murakami
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781846558351  9781846558351
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global pub 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
10/09/2015
The Shepherd's Crown
Author:Terry Pratchett
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780857534811,9781448197149  9780857534811
Publisher:Random House Children's Publishers UK
Distributor:The Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major marketing and publicity campaign. Ensuring a level playing field for all retailers.
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
29/09/2015
In Order to Live
Author:Yeonmi Park
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780241203606,9780241203613,9780241973042  9780241203606
Publisher:Fig Tree
Distributor:Penguin Random House
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide release.
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
25/02/2016
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