Penguin Books

Pilgrim steals The Kiss Quotient

Pilgrim Media Group has snapped up TV and film rights to one of the summer’s breakout romance novels, The Kiss Quotient. The debut novel from author Helen Hoang (pictured), has enjoyed “excellent” sales since publication in June, and is currently in its fifth printing. Published by Berkley Jove Trade Paperback Originals (an imprint of Penguin Random […]

BBCWW recruits Harry Potter exec for D2C

BBC Worldwide has brought in Anna Rafferty to develop its direct to consumer offerings. She will be digital marketing director at Worldwide, the commercial arm of UK pubcaster the BBC, joining from Pottermore, the Harry Potter business. Before that she ran Penguin Books’ digital division. In her new role Rafferty will work up Worldwide’s consumer […]