DIVERSIONBOOKS Brings Working Partners Titles to International eBook Market
Diversion Books has signed a deal with British fiction packager Working Partners to publish a number of YA and adult titles in digital formats. Diversion will release six books to start, ranging in genre from YA to chicklit to crime novels, with an expected launch date in July of this year. Diversion will act as a full-service publishing partner for Working Partners, handling all aspects of production, distribution, and marketing worldwide for the eBooks.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled about this collaboration,” says Mary Cummings, editorial director of Diversion Books. “Working Partners has an incredibly strong list of titles that have enjoyed immense success internationally, and we are hard-pressed to find a resource with such an abundance of more engaging and diverse content.”
Chris Snowdon, Managing Director of Working Partners says “The growth of e-reading has opened up new ways to publish and we are thrilled to be partnering with Diversion to make a selection of our titles available to readers. Diversion’s team members are proving themselves to be experts in this arena and we look forward to developing the sort of long and mutually successful relationship with them that we enjoy with our many other publishing partners worldwide.”
ABOUT WORKING PARTNERS: Working Partners has created some of the most recognized series in children’s fiction since 1994, with strong showings in the young adult and adult fiction markets as well. Working Partners has approximately 100 published projects consisting of over 1000 books, including the Warriors and Beast Quest series, which have each sold in excess of 10 million copies.
ABOUT DIVERSIONBOOKS: Diversion Books is a premier eBook publishing company headquartered in New York City marketing original and backlist works from quality authors. Partners include major media companies such as the Washington Post and Time Inc., many major literary agencies across the nation, as well as independent authors, bringing both backlist and original titles to market with an innovative approach.