Sydney Taylor Book Award 2019 for Teen Readers for Rachel Lynn Solomon

Sydney Taylor Book Award 2019 for Teen Readers for Rachel Lynn Solomon

Congratulations to Rachel Lynn Solomon and her debut, YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE. This award recognizes the best in Jewish literature. Medals are awarded to outstanding books that authentically portray the Jewish experience and we are so proud that one of our authors earned this achievement!

MONDAY’S NOT COMING announced as WNDB Walter Award Honor Book

MONDAY’S NOT COMING announced as WNDB Walter Award Honor Book

Tiffany Jackson’s gripping novel about the mystery of one teenage girl’s disappearance and the traumatic effects of the truth has received the We Need Diverse Books Walter Award for the Teen Category. The award recognizes titles by diverse authors that “feature diverse main characters and address diversity in a meaningful way”.

Happy release day to OUR YEAR OF MAYBE

Happy release day to OUR YEAR OF MAYBE

From the author of YOU’LL MISS ME WHEN I’M GONE comes a stunning contemporary novel that examines the complicated aftermath of a kidney transplant between best friends. Rachel Lynn Solomon’s new release, OUR YEAR OF MAYBE, was released January 15, 2019. Published by Simon & Schuster, OYOM is an aching, heartbreaking, and excellent follow up to her first book.

Four-book deal for Layla Reyne

Layla Reyne’s DINE WITH ME, following a dying chef on a last tour of meals, and the travel companion who must convince him to fight for his future, and VARIABLE ONSET, a new romantic suspense trilogy, featuring a prickly FBI instructor and hot-shot special agent working together to solve forensic mysteries, to Angela James at Carina Press, in a four-book deal, for publication in 2019 and 2020, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Turkish rights for VOX

Turkish rights for VOX

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to Panama (Turkey), by Merve Ongen at ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

THE ENFORCER is coming to Japan

HelenKay Dimon’s THE ENFORCER, to Futami Shobo (Japan), by Corinne Shioji at The English Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

Russian translations give us STARRY EYES

Jenn Bennett’s STARRY EYES and SERIOUS MOONLIGHT, to Ripol (Russian Federation), by Anastasya Markova at Synopsis Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New installment for TCC series

Joss Wood’s untitled installment in the latest arc of the Texas Cattleman’s Club series, in which scandal erupts among the elite of Texas, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a nice deal, for publication in early 2019, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

You’ve Got Mail meets Haunted Mansion in THE 2ND BEST HAUNTED HOTEL ON MERCER STREET

DINOSAUR BOY author Cory Putman Oakes’s THE SECOND BEST HAUNTED HOTEL ON MERCER STREET, pitched as You’ve Got Mail meets The Haunted Mansion, in which two girls—one living, one a ghost—working at rival haunted hotels form an unlikely friendship, to Erica Finkel at Abrams Children’s, for publication in fall 2020, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Film: Mary Pender at UTA

Three-book Italian deal for Katee Robert

Katee Robert’s THE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER, THE HUNTING GROUNDS, and THE SURVIVING GIRLS, to Rosy Fotia at Hope Edizioni (Italy), in a three-book deal, by Thesis Contents Agency, on behalf of Alexandra Levenberg at Amazon Publishing and Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency

LIE TO ME to be published in 2020

Kaitlin Ward’s LIE TO ME, about a girl with no memory of her near-death experience who starts to suspect her new boyfriend is not what he seems, to Amanda Maciel at Scholastic, for publication in January 2020, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (world).