Women’s fiction author Emily Giffin has signed a two-book deal with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House. She was previously with St. Martin’s Press. Her first novel under the Ballantine banner will be released in 2014 and will be edited by Jennifer Hershey.
Debuts on this week’s USA Today’s Best-Selling Books list include Where We Belong by Emily Giffin (#5), Friends Forever by Danielle Steel (#6), Black List by Brad Thor (#8) and Broken Harbor by Tana French (#17).
Emily Giffin is an American novelist of chick lit. She is the author of the Adventures of Darcy series, the first of which (Something Borrowed) has been adapted for film and the second of which (Something Blue) has been optioned. The rest of her novels are standalones.