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28/07/2016
The Luxe Life
Author:Fleur de Force
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472232069  9781472232069
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
28/07/2016
Sons of the Blood
Author:Robyn Young
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444777710  9781444777710
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
28/07/2016
Dark Forces
Author:Stephen Leather
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473604063  9781473604063
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
28/07/2016
The Real Me
Author:Vicky Pattison
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780751565492,9780751565485  9780751565492
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major promotions
28/07/2016
I See You
Author:Clare Mackintosh
Format(s):hb,tpb,audio,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780751566048,9780751554120,9781405534802,9780751554137  9780751566048
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major Promotions
28/07/2016
Made In Spain
Author:Miriam González Durántez
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473639003  9781473639003
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
29/07/2016
Collision Course: The Olympic Tragedy of Mary Decker and Zola Budd
Author:Jason Henderson
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781909715363  9781909715363
Publisher:Birlinn Ltd
Distributor:Booksource
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publication to be after the premiere broadcast of Sky Atlantic documentary entitled The Fall.
31/07/2016
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts I & II (Special Rehearsal Edition): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production
Author: J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780751565355  9780751565355
Publisher:Little Brown
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major International Publication
02/08/2016
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children Movie Tie-in Edition
Author:Ransom Riggs
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781594749025  9781594749025
Publisher:Quirk Books
Distributor:Grantham Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Simultaneous UK and US publication date
02/08/2016
To the Bright Edge of the World
Author:Eowyn Ivey
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472208606  9781472208606
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
05/08/2016
Suicide Squad
Author:Marv Wolfman
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785651670  9781785651670
Publisher:Titan Books
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Media tie-in
09/08/2016
Three Sisters, Three Queens
Author:Philippa Gregory
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471133015,9781471133022,9781471133046  9781471133015
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date
11/08/2016
Acts of Love
Author:Talulah Riley
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473637900  9781473637900
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key titles
11/08/2016
David Brent Songbook
Author:David Brent
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781911274162  9781911274162
Publisher:Blink
Distributor:GBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major Film Release
11/08/2016
MAGICAL JUNGLE
Author:JOHANNA BASFORD
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780753557167  9780753557167
Publisher:Ebury
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Restricted content.
23/08/2016
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Limited Edition
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780744016918  9780744016918
Publisher:Prima Games
Distributor:DK
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Game dated.
23/08/2016
Trump Revealed
Author:Michael Kranish & Marc Fisher
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471159701,9781471159718,9781471159725  9781471159701
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date
23/08/2016
The Art of Deus Ex Universe
Author:Paul Davies
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781783290987  9781783290987
Publisher:Titan Books
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Media tie-in
23/08/2016
Great British Bake Off Perfect Cakes & Bakes To Make At Home
Author:Linda Collister
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781473615441  9781473615441
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
23/08/2016
Deus Ex Black Light
Author:James Swallow
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781785651205  9781785651205
Publisher:Titan Books
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Media tie-in
25/08/2016
Bad Soldier
Author:Chris Ryan
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444783377  9781444783377
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
25/08/2016
The House on Sunset Lake
Author:Tasmina Perry
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472208453  9781472208453
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
25/08/2016
BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Author:Bird Photographer of the Year
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008175238  9780008175238
Publisher:William Collins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Strictly embargoed title
25/08/2016
Out of Bounds
Author:Val McDermid
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408706916,9781408706923,9781408706930  9781408706916
Publisher:Little, Brown
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major Promotions
01/09/2016
Kitty in Boots
Author:Beatrix Potter
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780241247594,9780241281734  9780241247594
Publisher:Warne
Distributor:Penguin Random House
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Strict on sale date for worldwide release.
01/09/2016
Inside Out
Author:Ed Balls
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781786330390  9781786330390
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
01/09/2016
The Forgetting Time
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781509806812  9781509806812
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:A retailer could obtain a substantial competitive edge by having stock earlier than other booksellers
01/09/2016
Circling the Sun
Author:Paula McLain
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781844088300  9781844088300
Publisher:Fleet
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major Promotions
01/09/2016
The Loving Husband
Author:Christobel Kent
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780751562415  9780751562415
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major Promotions
06/09/2016
Apprentice in Death
Author:J. D. Robb
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780349410814,9780349410821,9780349410838  9780349410814
Publisher:Piatkus
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:International Publication date
06/09/2016
Empire of Storm
Author:Sarah J. Maas
Format(s):hb,pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781619636071,9781408872895  9781619636071
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release date.
08/09/2016
Guinness World Records 2017
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781910561324  9781910561324
Publisher:Guinness World Records Ltd
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Newsworthy stories in book
08/09/2016
Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2017
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781910561393  9781910561393
Publisher:Guinness World Records Ltd
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Newsworthy content
08/09/2016
The Pigeon Tunnel
Author:John Le Carré
Format(s):hb,tpb,audio,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780241257555,9780241976876,9780241977545,9780241976869  9780241257555
Publisher:Penguin General
Distributor:Penguin Random House
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Strict UK on-sale date.
08/09/2016
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Untitled
Author:Julia Donaldson
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407164953  9781407164953
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
08/09/2016
Tom Gates: Top of the Class
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407148809  9781407148809
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Lead title
08/09/2016
The Hairy Bikers' Chicken & Egg
Author:Hairy Bikers
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780297609339  9780297609339
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
08/09/2016
EAT SMART
Author:Niomi Smart
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008203801  9780008203801
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
08/09/2016
Skin
Author:Liz Earle
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409164142  9781409164142
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
22/09/2016
No Nonsense
Author:Joey Barton
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471147586,9781471147593,9781471147685  9781471147586
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
22/09/2016
No Nonsense (special edition)
Author:Joey Barton
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471159749  9781471159749
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
22/09/2016
MARCUS AT HOME
Author:Marcus Wareing
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008184476  9780008184476
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/09/2016
Lessons I've Learned
Author:Davina McCall
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409165699  9781409165699
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
22/09/2016
The Twenty Three
Author:Linwood Barclay
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409145967  9781409145967
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:LBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity and Marketing campaign
22/09/2016
Reborn
Author:Katie Price
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781780893464,9781780894867  9781780893464
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
27/09/2016
The Fever Code
Author:James Dashner
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781910655160  9781910655160
Publisher:Chicken House
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide release.
27/09/2016
Born to Run
Author:Bruce Springsteen
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471157790,9781471157813  9781471157790
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release.
04/10/2016
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: Illustrated Edition
Author:J. K. Rowling, Jim Kay
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408845653  9781408845653
Publisher:Bloomsbury
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Embargoed before date of publish
06/10/2016
Tom Gates: Untitled #2
Author:Liz Pichon
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407171340,9781407170381  9781407171340
Publisher:Scholastic
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Lead title
06/10/2016
A LIFE IN QUESTIONS
Author:Jeremy Paxman
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008128302,9780008201531  9780008128302
Publisher:William Collins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:High profile title/serialisation
06/10/2016
THE VICTORIA LETTERS
Author:Helen Rappaport, Foreword by Daisy Goodwin
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780008196837  9780008196837
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key TV tie-in title.
18/10/2016
Harry Potter:Winter At Hogwarts:A Magical Colouring Set
Author:Walker Books
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781406376081  9781406376081
Publisher:Walker Books Ltd
Distributor:Grantham Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release
18/10/2016
Wizarding World Movie Magic Volume 1
Author:Jody Revenson
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781406376098  9781406376098
Publisher:Walker Books Ltd
Distributor:Grantham Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release
20/10/2016
Goldenhand
Author:Garth Nix
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471404443,9781471404450  9781471404443
Publisher:Bonnier Publishing Ltd
Distributor:GBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
20/10/2016
Phil Collins: The Autobiography
Author:Phil Collins
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781780895123,9781780895130  9781780895123
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
25/10/2016
The Making Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781419720222  9781419720222
Publisher:Abrams & Chronicle Books
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Star Wars titles contractually require embargo
25/10/2016
Island of Glass
Author:Nora Roberts
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780349407890,9780349407906,9780349407876  9780349407890
Publisher:Piatkus
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:International Publication date
01/11/2016
Wizarding World Magical Film Projections:Creatures
Author:Walker Books
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781406376074  9781406376074
Publisher:Walker Books Ltd
Distributor:Grantham Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global Release
03/11/2016
Star Wars Galactic Atlas
Author:Lucasfilm
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):978140527998  978140527998
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:This title now contains highly sensitive material from the upcoming film, Rogue One.
03/11/2016
Set The Boy Free
Author:Johnny Marr
Format(s):hb,tpb,audio
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781780894324,9781780894331,9781473536364  9781780894324
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
18/11/2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Magical Movie Handbook
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407173467  9781407173467
Publisher:Scholastic Children's Books
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Warner Brothers global embargo. No titles with sensitive information or confidential content relating to the film can go on shelf until the film release date (18th November).
18/11/2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Character Guide
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407173412  9781407173412
Publisher:Scholastic Children's Books
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Warner Brothers global embargo. No titles with sensitive information or confidential content relating to the film can go on shelf until the film release date (18th November).
18/11/2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Fashion Sketchbook
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407173443  9781407173443
Publisher:Scholastic Children's Books
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Warner Brothers global embargo. No titles with sensitive information or confidential content relating to the film can go on shelf until the film release date (18th November).
18/11/2016
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Colouring and Creativity Book
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781407173436  9781407173436
Publisher:Scholastic Children's Books
Distributor:Harpercollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Warner Brothers global embargo. No titles with sensitive information or confidential content relating to the film can go on shelf until the film release date (18th November).
16/12/2016
Rogue One Colouring Book
Author:Lucasfilm
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405286374  9781405286374
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:MDL
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:This book contains sensitive information related to the film Rogue one, releasing 16/12. No content can be shared before this date.
16/12/2016
Rogue One Character Backstory Novel
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405285018  9781405285018
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Tie in publishing for the film. Contains sensitive plot points which can only be released day and date with the film.
16/12/2016
Rogue One Novelisation
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405285070  9781405285070
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Tie in publishing for the new Star Wars movie. Contains sensitive plot points which can't be released before the film date.
16/12/2016
Star Wars Rogue One Activity Poster
Author:
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405285025  9781405285025
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Tie in publishing for the next Star Wars film. Sensitive content which can only be released alongside film.
16/12/2016
Star Wars Rogue One Character Journal
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405285032  9781405285032
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Tie in publishing for the next Star Wars film. Sensitive content which can only be released alongside film.
16/12/2016
Star Wars Rogue One Mini-Build
Author:
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781405285001  9781405285001
Publisher:Egmont
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Tie in publishing for the next Star Wars film. Sensitive content which can only be released alongside film.
14/03/2017
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Author:J. K. Rowling
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408880715  9781408880715
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan Distribution
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global release