About Lodestone Books
Lodestone Books is an imprint that offers a broad spectrum of subjects in YA/NA literature. Compelling reading, the Teen/Young/New Adult reader is sure to find something edgy, enticing and innovative. From dystopian societies, through a whole range of fantasy, horror, science fiction and paranormal fiction, all the way to the other end of the sphere, historical drama, steam-punk adventure, and everything in between (including crime, coming of age and contemporary romance). Whatever your preference you will discover it here.
For authors: We accept unsolicited manuscripts. Please go to Author Inquiry and fill out the form. We offer traditional publishing contracts with royalties, and occasional subsidy contracts. We have an extensive Author Guide which explains all that an author needs to know about publishing books. Our sales teams sell to all chain and independent booksellers in the UK, USA, and English-speaking territories worldwide, plus online retailers. Our umbrella company is John Hunt Publishing Ltd.
ABOUT JOHN HUNT PUBLISHING
An independent publisher with sales teams worldwide welcoming new authors and unsolicited manuscript submissions.
For our authors we provide an automated production system, forums, a marketing database with over 40,000 contacts and other online tools to produce and market each book. We partner with our authors on marketing, reaching all the traditional bookstore markets for print books, worldwide, and all online retailers.
Everything is based on transparency. Authors can see everything that’s going on, including monthly accounts. They have access to our contacts database, can add to it, can even get involved in the business. Most of the people working here came into it as authors.
And it doesn't get any more transparent than this: below you will see a real-time snapshot of the data in our system. The numbers are just presented here to demonstrate the kind of company we want to be... where authors pool resources because we are stronger together.
- Our Street BooksJUVENILE FICTION, NON-FICTION, PARENTING IMPRINTS
- 1,846 BOOKS PUBLISHED
- BOOKS IN PRODUCTION
- 354 BOOKS IN THE PIPELINE
- 1,981 AUTHORS
- 17% AVG. ROYALTIES PAID
- 45,365 MARKETING CONTACTS
- 80,000 SOCIAL MEDIA REACH
- LIST SUBSCRIBERS
- 3,035 ADVERTISEMENTS RUN
- 3,239 ARTICLES PUBLISHED
- 1,694 INTERVIEWS ARRANGED
- 1,978 EVENTS ORGANIZED
- SPECIAL OFFERS
- RIGHTS CONTRACTS
- 5,671 REVIEWS PUBLISHED
Explore our publishing program
SUBMISSIONS: Find out what we're looking for in a proposal.
OUR PUBLISHING PROCESS: The full text of our publishing user manual, so you know exactly what you're getting when you publish with us.
EDITORIAL SERVICES: Learn about additional services we offer to help develop your manuscript.
PUBLICITY SERVICES: Find out how you can ramp up sales by purchasing extra publicity for your book.
WEBSITE SERVICES: Set up a fully integrated website in minutes using our in-house website platform.
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