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21/04/2014
Paris Pastry Club
Author:Fanny Zanotti
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781742704715,9781743581995  9781742704715
Publisher:Hardie Grant Books
Distributor:Abrams & Chronicle Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Major serialisation going into national newspaper supplement on 20th April.
22/04/2014
Struck by Genius
Author:Jason Padgett,Maureen Seaberg
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755364589  9780755364589
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
The Telling Error
Author:Sophie Hannah
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780340980750  9780340980750
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
Things We Never Say
Author:Sheila O'Flanagan
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755378494  9780755378494
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
It Happens in the Dark
Author:Carol O'Connell
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472209719  9781472209719
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
The Fortune Hunter
Author:Daisy Goodwin
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755348091  9780755348091
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
The Forbidden Tomb
Author:Chris Kuzneski
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755386550  9780755386550
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
The Devil's Ark
Author:Stephen Bywater
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472210395  9781472210395
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
Chestnut Street
Author:Binchy, Maeve
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409151784  9781409151784
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Marketing and Publicity campaign Retailer requests for embargo.
24/04/2014
Revenge
Author:Martina Cole
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755375639  9780755375639
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
The Reason I Jump
Author:Naoki Higashida
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444776775  9781444776775
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/04/2014
BBC Proms 2014 Official Guide
Author:BBC
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781849908108  9781849908108
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity / content release
24/04/2014
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
Author:Jonas Jonasson
Format(s):tpb,pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007557905,9780007557899  9780007557905
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date
24/04/2014
Secrets of the Lighthouse
Author:Santa Monterfiore
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471100970  9781471100970
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
24/04/2014
The Target
Author:David Baldacci
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781447255294,9781447259299  9781447255294
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.
24/04/2014
A COLDER WAR
Author:Charles Cumming
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007467471  9780007467471
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
A SEASIDE AFFAIR
Author:Fern Britton
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007468560  9780007468560
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
24/04/2014
Magician's End
Author:Raymond E. Feist
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007264803  9780007264803
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
06/05/2014
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed
Author:Michelle Knight
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781602862647  9781602862647
Publisher:Weinstein Books (an imprint of Perseus Books)
Distributor:Grantham Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Highly sensitive material - memoir of the first woman to be abducted by Arial Castor in Cleveland who escaped after 11 years.
08/05/2014
Midnight Crossraod
Author:Harris, Charlaine
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780575092846  9780575092846
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Marketing and publicity campaign
08/05/2014
Being Binky
Author:Binky Felstead
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471134579,9781471134593  9781471134579
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial.
08/05/2014
INFERNO
Author:Dan Brown
Format(s):pb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780552169585,9780552169592  9780552169585
Publisher:TRANSWORLD
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Create a level playing field for retailers. Large marketing campaign
08/05/2014
Dear Leader
Author:Jan Jin-Sung
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781846044199,9781846044205  9781846044199
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
08/05/2014
It’s Not Raining, Daddy, It’s Happy
Author:Benjamin Brooks-Dutton
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444754773  9781444754773
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
08/05/2014
The Skin Collector
Author:Jeffery Deaver
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444757453  9781444757453
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
08/05/2014
The Blood Crows
Author:Simon Scarrow
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755353828  9780755353828
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
12/05/2014
Scotland '74: A World Cup Story
Author:Richard Gordon
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):978 184502 74  978 184502 74
Publisher:Black & White Publishing
Distributor:Macmillan
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Publicity
13/05/2014
No Place to Hide
Author:Glen Greenwald
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780241146699,9780241146705,9780241969007  9780241146699
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton
Distributor:Penguin
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:content
15/05/2014
Stress Test
Author:Timothy Geithner
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781847941220,9781847941237  9781847941220
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide release & serial
22/05/2014
THE MOST DANGEROUS ANIMAL OF ALL
Author:Gary L. Stewart & Susan D. Mustafa
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007579808  9780007579808
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Highly confidential title
22/05/2014
Tasty
Author:Tony Singh
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472219084  9781472219084
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Bend It Like Bullard
Author:Jimmy Bullard
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755365500  9780755365500
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Smashing Physics
Author:Jon Butterworth
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472210302  9781472210302
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Bitter River
Author:Julia Keller
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755392926  9780755392926
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Beauty
Author:Louise Mensch
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755358984  9780755358984
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
The Boy in the Book
Author:Nathan Penlington
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755365692  9780755365692
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Being Reem
Author:Joey Essex
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444794328  9781444794328
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Silent Day
Author:Max Arthur
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444787542  9781444787542
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
The Three
Author:Sarah Lotz
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444770360  9781444770360
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Doctor Sleep
Author:Stephen King
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444761184  9781444761184
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
22/05/2014
Born to Manage
Author:Terry Venables
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471129919,9781471129926,9781471129940  9781471129919
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
22/05/2014
The Hunger
Author:Lincoln Townley
Format(s):pb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471135415,9781471135422  9781471135415
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
22/05/2014
Eat Your Way To Lower Cholesterol
Author:Marber, Ian
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781409152071  9781409152071
Publisher:Orion
Distributor:Littlehampton Books
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial deal in major newspaper
27/05/2014
THE LOYAL LIEUTENANT
Author:George Hincapie and Craig Hummer, Foreword by Lance Armstrong
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007549559  9780007549559
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation. Pub date to coincide with US.
27/05/2014
Mortal Instruments 6: City of Heavenly Fire
Author:Cassandra Clare
Format(s):tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781406332933,9781406355062  9781406332933
Publisher:Walker Books
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Worldwide Publication Date
29/05/2014
Glass Closet
Author:John Browne
Format(s):hb,tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780753555316,9780753555323  9780753555316
Publisher:Random House
Distributor:TBS
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
03/06/2014
Mr Mercedes
Author:Stephen King
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444788624  9781444788624
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
05/06/2014
It’s Not Raining, Daddy, It’s Happy
Author:Benjamin Brooks-Dutton
Format(s):tpb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781444795394  9781444795394
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
05/06/2014
The Unpredictable Consequences of Love
Author:Jill Mansell
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755355938  9780755355938
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
10/06/2014
Untitled
Author:Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format(s):hb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471131509,9781471131509  9781471131509
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Global publication date and serial deal.
17/06/2014
The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains
Author:Neil Gaiman
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472221070  9781472221070
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
17/06/2014
Top Secret Twenty-one
Author:Janet Evanovich
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781472201607  9781472201607
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
19/06/2014
A Perfect Heritage
Author:Penny Vincenzi
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780755377572  9780755377572
Publisher:Headline
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
19/06/2014
Kingdom
Author:Robyn Young
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780340963708  9780340963708
Publisher:Hodder & Stoughton
Distributor:Bookpoint
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key title
19/06/2014
Untitled
Author:Gordon Brown
Format(s):hb,tpb,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781471137488,9781471137495,9781471137518  9781471137488
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Distributor:HarperCollins
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
19/06/2014
The Silkworm
Author:Robert Galbraith
Format(s):hb,tpb,audio,ebook
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781408704028,9781408704035,9781405515573,9781405514972  9781408704028
Publisher:Sphere
Distributor:Littlehampton Book Services
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:New publicaiton by J K Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith
03/07/2014
BORN INTO THE CHILDREN OF GOD
Author:Natacha Tormey
Format(s):pb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007560325  9780007560325
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Confidential title
28/08/2014
Sweet Things
Author:Rachel Allen
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007462407  9780007462407
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
28/08/2014
MAY MARTIN’S SEWING BIBLE
Author:May Martin
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007573042  9780007573042
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
09/09/2014
Instrumental
Author:James Rhodes
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9781782113379  9781782113379
Publisher:Canongate Books Ltd.
Distributor:The Book Service
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serial
11/09/2014
Lorraine Pascale TV Tie in
Author:Lorraine Pascale
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007489688  9780007489688
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Serialisation
25/09/2014
One Direction Autobiography
Author:One Direction
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007577316  9780007577316
Publisher:Harpercollins
Distributor:Harpercollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title
09/10/2014
Dear Me: Midlife, what Crisis?
Author:Chris Evans
Format(s):hb
ISBN(s): ISBN(s):9780007438129  9780007438129
Publisher:HarperCollins
Distributor:HarperCollins Publishers
Reason for embargo: Reason for embargo:Key Title