New pb MAYBE A WHALE coming fall 2023

Kirsten Pendreigh’s MAYBE A WHALE, a journey of healing about a girl who reluctantly embarks on a kayak trip with her mother and, immersed in the healing beauty of the sea, finds herself able to articulate her grief for her recently deceased grandpa and share her yearning to see her first whale—something she was supposed to do with him, illustrated by Crystal Smith, to Emma Sakamoto at Groundwood Books, for publication in fall 2023, by Natalie Lakosil at Irene Goodman Literary Agency while at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Polish rights for NEON GODS

Polish rights for NEON GODS

Katee Robert’s NEON GODS, to Foksal (Poland), by Paulina Machnik at Graal, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

German rights for BELLINGER SISTERS

German rights for BELLINGER SISTERS

Tessa Bailey’s IT HAPPENEND ONE SUMMER and HOOK, LINE AND SINKER, to Rowohlt (Germany), at auction, in a two-book deal, by Uwe Neumahr at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Czech rights for ELECTRIC IDOL

Czech rights for ELECTRIC IDOL

Katee Robert’s ELECTRIC IDOL, to Dobrovsky (Czech Republic), by Martina Knapkova at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Spanish rights for WEATHER GIRL & EX TALK

Spanish rights for WEATHER GIRL & EX TALK

Rachel Lynn Solomon’s THE EX TALK and WEATHER GIRL, to Urano (Spain), in a two-book deal, by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Czech rights for ALWAYS JANE

Czech rights for ALWAYS JANE

Jenn Bennett’s ALWAYS JANE, to Albatros Media (Czech Republic), by Martina Knapkova at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

German rights for GIDEON GREEN IN BLACK AND WHITE

German rights for GIDEON GREEN IN BLACK AND WHITE

Katie Henry’s GIDEON GREEN IN BLACK AND WHITE, to Magellan (Germany), by Luisa Straub at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Three book deal for Soraya Lane

Soraya M. Lane’s THE LONDON GIRLS, about the lives of two female motorcycle dispatch riders and a brave female ambulance driver during the Blitz in London, and two more World War II historical fiction novels, to Victoria Oundjian at Lake Union Publishing, in a very nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in beginning late 2022, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Ocean’s 8 meets Knives Out in this two-book deal

HelenKay Dimon’s MOOREWOOD FAMILY RULES, pitched as a mix of Knives Out and Ocean’s Eight with a twist of humor and romance, in which a woman returns home from prison to her dysfunctional con artist family and tries to get them to go legitimate with the help of a bodyguard she hires to protect her from the pack of grifters she calls kin, to May Chen at Avon Trade, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2023, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Connie Goldsmith is SMASHING STIGMA

Connie Goldsmith’s SMASHING STIGMA, examining stigmas associated with mental illness, addiction, domestic violence, and more; sharing stories of people who have lived with stigma and overcome it, and including steps teens can take to combat its ugliness, to Shaina Olmanson at Twenty-First Century Books, in an exclusive submission, for publication in spring 2023, by Bradford Literary Agency (world).

PARTITION PROJECT from Saadia Faruqi

A THOUSAND QUESTIONS author Saadia Faruqi’s THE PARTITION PROJECT, about an aspiring journalist whose documentary project about the separation of India and Pakistan causes rifts with both her best friend and Pakistani grandmother, to Rosemary Brosnan at Quill Tree, in a good deal, in an exclusive submission, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2024, by Kari Sutherland while at Bradford Literary Agency (world).