Simon & Schuster Signs Two-Book Deal With Indie Author
Atria Books Inks Deal With Indie Author Tina Reber
NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Atria Books announced today a two book deal with bestselling self-published author Tina Reber. The originally self-published novel LOVE UNSCRIPTED will be released as an Atria ebook September 10, 2012 and the long awaited sequel LOVE UNREHEARSED will be released as an Atria ebook on September 14, 2012. The Atria trade paperback edition of LOVE UNSCRIPTED will be released January 1, 2013 and the Atria trade paperback edition of LOVE UNREHEARSED will come out January 29, 2013.
Tina Reber’s debut, LOVE UNSCRIPTED, has sold over 90,000 ebooks on Kindle alone in the U.S. and has collectively received over 10,000 overwhelmingly positive reviews and ratings on Amazon and Goodreads. It has consistently ranked in the Kindle Top 100. As many fans point out, this is a book you want to read again and again. A novel rich in drama, passion and romance, LOVE UNSCRIPTED tells the story of a small town pub owner who is swept away by a whirlwind romance with Hollywood’s most sought after film star. The highly anticipated sequel LOVE UNREHEARSED continues their story as their love is tested by persistent tabloid lies, the pressure of being in the spotlight and the demands of his high profile career.
TINA REBER received her first library card at the age of four. The daughter of a small town librarian, books have always held a special place in her life.
Judith Curr, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Atria Books, says “The buzz on Tina’s books has been tremendous and we are thrilled have her here at Atria where we are committed to building a home for Indie authors.”
Tina lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and eight-year-old son.
The deal, for World rights, was negotiated by Atria Editor Amy Tannenbaum with Jane Dystel of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management.
Atria Books is an imprint of Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation. Simon & Schuster is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Online, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom. For more information about Atria, visit our website at http://imprints.simonandschuster.biz/atria.