Celadon Books Acquires Royal Style Book by Elizabeth Holmes

Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers, has acquired the publishing rights to HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes.

Celadon Books Acquires Jennifer Finney Boylan Memoir

Celadon Books is excited to announce our latest acquisition, GOOD BOY by Jennifer Finney Boylan. Upon reading the exclusive submission, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter knew that this deeply personal and unique memoir belonged on the Celadon list. She acquired the rights from agent Kris Dahl at ICM Partners in a two-book deal. […]

Celadon Books to Publish New Book by Patricia Marx and Roz Chast

Celadon Books is excited to announce their second book with Patricia Marx and Roz Chast: YOU CAN ONLY YELL AT ME FOR ONE THING AT A TIME. The book was finalized after the success of the writer-illustrator duo’s first book with Celadon, WHY DON’T YOU WRITE MY EULOGY NOW SO I CAN CORRECT IT? A […]

Celadon to Publish Biography MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE

Celadon Books acquired the rights to Roland Lazenby’s MAGIC JOHNSON: THE LIFE, in a two-book deal by Peter McGuigan at Foundry Literary + Media.

Celadon Books Acquires HUNDRED: WHAT YOU LEARN IN A LIFETIME

Written by German author Heike Faller and illustrated by Valerio Vidali, HUNDRED was originally published in German by Kein & Aber and is now in its 4th print run.

Book Deal for Former CIA Director John Brennan

Celadon Books acquired the publishing rights to former Director of the CIA, John Brennan’s memoir, covering his 29 at the CIA and four at the White House.

Celadon to Publish Abby Wambach’s WOLFPACK (PEOPLE.com)

Abby Wambach spoke to PEOPLE magazine about her highly anticipated book WOLFPACK (April 16, 2019), inspired by her now viral 2018 Barnard College commencement speech. “Every woman has their inner wolf and my belief — my dream — and what I’ve become obsessed with is that every woman find and unleash their wolf so they can […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Adorable Pet Detective Book by Colin Butcher

Celadon Books acquired MOLLY, THE PET DETECTIVE by Colin Butcher in March of 2018. Upon reading about Colin’s journeys with his adorable Cocker Spaniel named Molly, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter immediately shared the proposal with everyone at Celadon. With the team firmly on board, Deb preempted the book by making an offer […]

Celadon Books Acquires Illustrated Gift Book by Patty Marx and Roz Chast

Celadon Books is excited to announce the acquisition of two humorous, illustrated titles by Patty Marx with illustrations by Roz Chast. The first, to be published in April of 2019 in time for Mother’s Day, is a collection of maternal cautions titled WHY DON’T YOU WRITE MY EULOGY NOW SO I CAN CORRECT IT? A […]

Celadon Books Preempts Debut Novel by Alexis Schaitkin

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin. Upon reading the manuscript, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter knew that this extraordinary debut novel belonged on the Celadon list. She preempted the auction and acquired the book from agent Henry Dunow of Dunow, Carlson & Lerner. In SAINT […]

Celadon Books Acquires Non-Fiction Book by Marc Brackett

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, PERMISSION TO FEEL by Marc Brackett. Publisher and President Jamie Raab received this submission from Richard Pine at Inkwell Management and knew this book had the potential to help children and adults alike. With support from the Celadon team, Jamie acquired the rights to publish PERMISSION [...]

Celadon Books Acquires Aarti Shahani Memoir at Auction

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, HERE WE ARE by Aarti Shahani. Upon reading the manuscript, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter knew Aarti’s authentic voice about her family’s immigration story needed to be shared. She acquired the book at auction from James Levine at Levine, Greenberg, Rostan. HERE WE ARE: [...]

Celadon Books Acquires Non-fiction Gift Book by Joanna Guest

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, FOLDED WISDOM by Joanna Guest. Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter received this submission from Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman Literary Agency, and was immediately charmed. With enthusiastic support from the Celadon team, Deb acquired the rights to publish FOLDED WISDOM in English throughout […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Mattias Edvardsson’s Swedish Thriller

Celadon Books is very excited to announce our recent acquisition, A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by Mattias Edvardsson. After Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter received this submission from Astri von Arbin Ahlander at the Stockholm-based Ahlander Agency, she knew instantly that this book would be a hit with U.S. readers. Thrilled with the page-turning […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Alex North’s Debut Thriller

Celadon Books is pleased to announce the acquisition of THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North. Upon receiving the submission from Penguin Random House UK, who will publish the novel there under the Michael Joseph imprint, Executive Editor Ryan Doherty knew he had something special in hand. After tearing through the book and quickly getting the […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Alex Michaelides’s Debut Thriller

Celadon Books is pleased to announce the acquisition of THE SILENT PATIENT, a debut thriller by screenwriter Alex Michaelides in a two-book deal. Within hours of receiving the manuscript, Executive Editor Ryan Doherty made a pre-emptive offer for exclusive North American publishing rights to agent Sam Copeland at Rogers, Coleridge & White, ending the bidding […]

Celadon Books Acquires Short Story Collection from R.L. Maizes

Celadon Books is excited to announce the acquisition of the short story collection WE LOVE ANDERSON COOPER by R.L. Maizes. When the submission landed in Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter’s inbox from Victoria Sanders at Victoria Sanders & Associates, she was quickly drawn in by the title alone. What followed were humorous, astute, […]

Celadon Books Acquires Ashton Applewhite’s Manifesto

Celadon Books is pleased to announce the acquisition of THIS CHAIR ROCKS: A Manifesto Against Ageism by Ashton Applewhite. President and Publisher Jamie Raab stumbled upon this self-published book and was immediately impressed by the author’s impassioned message, as well as the attention, positive reviews, and sales Ashton had received by word of mouth alone. […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Chip Cheek’s Debut Novel

Celadon Books is thrilled to announce the acquisition of CAPE MAY by Chip Cheek. Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher of Celadon Books Deb Futter read CAPE MAY overnight after receiving it from Katherine Fausset at Curtis Brown. By the next morning, Deb had already pre-empted the novel by making an offer to buy the book […]

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