There’s a new PLACE AT THE TABLE

Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan’s A PLACE AT THE TABLE, in which a Pakistani American girl and a half-British girl meet in a South Asian cooking club and soon discover both their mothers are applying for US citizenship, exploring themes of food, friendship, and family, to Jennifer Greene at Clarion, in a good deal, at auction, for publication in spring 2020, by Stephen Barbara at Inkwell Management on behalf of Shovan, and Kari Sutherland at Bradford Literary Agency for Faruqi (NA).


Stephanie Faris’s SLAMBOOK, about a 12-year-old who participates in school gossip on the SlamBook site until she finds herself the focus, and, after using her hacking skills to retaliate and a girl becomes suicidal, has to track down the girl and turn around the SlamBook trend once and for all, to Alyson Heller at Aladdin, for publication in spring 2020, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

Audio rights have PROMISES

Audio rights to NYT bestselling author Alexa Riley’s PROMISES, to Rachel Gregory at WF Howes, by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.

New books from Joss Wood

Joss Wood’s next installments in the SECRETS OF THE A-LIST series and TEXAS CATTLEMEN’S CLUB series, again to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Television rights sold for CALL ME, MAYBE

Ellie Cahill’s CALL ME, MAYBE, in which a black sheep socialite accidentally trades phones with a journalist and has to lie to protect her identity while she’s also falling for him, optioned for TV to producer Maura Dunbar of Engage Entertainment, by Debbie Deuble Hill at APA on behalf of Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.

Portugese rights for VOX

Christina Dalcher’s VOX, to 2020 Editora (Portugal), by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford Literary Agency.

Two-book UK deal for Jenn Bennett

Jenn Bennett’s SERIOUS MOONLIGHT, to Lucy Rogers at Simon & Schuster UK, in a two-book deal, by Anna Carmichael at Abner Stein on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford Literary Agency.

Israeli rights sold in Sarah Castille’s three-book deal

Sarah Castille’s LUCA, ROCCO, and NICO, to Adel (Israel), in a three-book deal, by Beverley Levit at The Book Publishers Association of Israel, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford Literary Agency.

New thriller from Megan Hart

Megan Hart’s BLACK WINGS, in which a young mother must face the monstrous truth about her genius daughter, to Don D’Auria at Flame Tree Press, for publication in early 2019, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).

Some new MAGIC from Joss Wood

Joss Wood’s MAGIC OF FIRST CREEK FARM, in which a newly retired supermodel and a rugged, cynical-about-love Texas rancher find each other during the festive season, to Meghan Farrell at Tule, for publication in 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world).

New two-book deal for HelenKay Dimon

2018 RITA-nominee HelenKay Dimon’s untitled book, in which a dead stranger washes up on the shore of a secluded island that is home to a small population of residents with hidden and not-so-charming pasts, who will do anything to keep their various secrets from being revealed, again to May Chen at Avon, in a two-book deal, for publication in early 2019, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (world English).

Rights: Taryn Fagerness Agency