Author-illustrator Olga Herrera’s THE NEW FAVORITE THING, about an anxious dog whose daily routine is disrupted when he encounters a monstrous new thing in the living room, to Erin Siu at Feiwel and Friends, for publication in winter 2023, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
Author of the companion novel for Hallmark Channel’s original movie A GINGERBREAD ROMANCE Lacey Baker’s CHRISTMAS IN EVERGREEN 4: BELLS ARE RINGING, the next novelization about the Christmas town of Evergreen, Vermont and its jill-of-all-trades who finally finds her love, but now must chose between him and the town she adores before the holidays are over, to Stacey Donovan at Hallmark, for publication in November 2021, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Rosita Stevens-Holsey and Terry Catasus Jennings’s PAULI MURRAY: THE LIFE OF A PIONEERING FEMINIST AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, a biography in verse about the queer civil rights and women’s rights activist who conceptualized the arguments that would win Brown v. Board of Education and in 1964, the arguments that won women equality in the workplace, written by her niece, to Courtney Fahy at Yellow Jacket, for publication in spring 2022, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
Rachel Lynn Solomon’s THE EX TALK, to Leya (Portugal), by Jordi Ribolleda at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Alex Aster’s EMBLEM ISLAND: CURSE OF THE FORGOTTEN CITY, to Eksmo (Russian Federation), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Susan Azim Boyer’s JASMINE ZUMIDEH NEEDS A WIN, pitched as a cross between DARIUS THE GREAT IS NOT OKAY and ELECTION, set during the Iran hostage crisis, about a young, Iranian American heroine poised to run for her senior year class president, just as an international incident unfolds and sets in motion a chain of life-changing events, to Alexandra Sehulster at Wednesday Books, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in fall 2022, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).
Author of TODAY, TONIGHT, TOMORROW Rachel Lynn Solomon’s SEE YOU YESTERDAY, about a girl forced to relive her disastrous first day of college, only to discover the infuriating physics nerd who humiliated her in her 101 class is stuck in the time loop with her, to Jennifer Ung at Simon & Schuster Children’s, in a two-book deal, for publication in summer 2022, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
Maggie Robinson’s FAREWELL BLUES, the final book in the Lady Adelaide Mystery series, in which a lady thought she’d said goodbye to a detective inspector, as well as the meddling ghost of her late and unlamented husband, but when her prim and proper mother is accused of murdering her secret lover, there can’t be enough ghosts and gentlemen detectives on hand to find the truth, to Anna Michels at Poisoned Pen Press, for publication in September 2021, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
Jen Devon’s BEND TOWARD THE SUN, in which a guarded, self-reliant botanist undertaking the ambitious restoration of an abandoned vineyard in Pennsylvania wine country and a doctor struggling after the loss of a patient learn to heal together despite deeply different views on love, to Alexandra Sehulster at Griffin, in a six-figure deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring/summer 2022, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (NA).
Alechia Dow’s AN ENCHANTED MATCH, following two young enchanters who team up to save their small town from a love spell gone wrong, to Emily Settle at Feiwel and Friends, for publication in winter 2023, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).
“Aster’s brisk, lyrical prose weaves rich, intriguing worldbuilding details and wrinkles into this engrossing series that encompasses tales indebted to Latin American myths… A mighty marvelous sequel.” ~ Kirkus, starred review.