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from Publisher’s Marketplace: May 12, 2016 – FAMILY DON’T END WITH BLOOD by Lynn Zubernis Non-fiction: Pop Culture Clinical psychologist and fan culture expert Lynn Zubernis’s FAMILY DON’T END WITH BLOOD, a collection of essays about the hit TV show Supernatural, written by cast members of the show including lead star Jared Padalecki, and edited READ MORE…

From Publisher’s Marketplace: April 13, 2016 – CRIMES AGAINST A BOOK CLUB by Kathy Cooperman Digital: Fiction: General Kathy Cooperman’s CRIMES AGAINST A BOOK CLUB, about two desperate-for-cash best friends who decide to engage in some “progressive income redistribution” (fraud) by making exorbitantly overpriced, anti-aging cream and sell it to the ladies of La Jolla READ MORE…

from Publisher’s Marketplace: Jennifer Fenn’s FLIGHT, about an airplane thief on the run after fleeing a juvenile home and stealing not one, but three airplanes, pitched as reminiscent to the movie Catch Me If You Can, to Katherine Jacobs at Roaring Brook Press, in a two-book deal, by Amy Tipton at Signature Literary Agency (world English).

From Publisher’s Marketplace: James Reich, at his new literary indie Stalking Horse Press, took world English rights to Scot Sothern’s Big City. The novel is set in postbellum America, and agent Amy Tipton at Signature Literary Agency, who represented Sothern, said the book is similar to steampunk, but is not science fiction. She added that the work is “a READ MORE…

In light of Courtney Summer’s 2016 win of “Best Fiction for Young Adults” at ALA, here is a retrospective of the greatness that is Courtney Summers. ALL THE RAGE, St. Martin’s Press, 2015  Starred Reviews Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal Notable Recognition 2016: ALA 2016 Best Fiction for Young Adults Title 2016 Amelia Bloomer READ MORE…

Liesa Abrams at Simon Pulse as bought NOWHERE GIRLS in a 2 book deal from Amy Reed about three misfit girls who come together to avenge the rape of a girl none of them knew and, in the process, change the misogynist culture at their high school and start a movement that will transform the lives of READ MORE…

Scot Sothern’s BIG CITY is the birth of feminism, robber barons, media stardom, and motion pictures, where teeming masses have come for a new life and a throw of the dice; with gritty realism and absurdist comedy, BIG CITY is a fantastical adventure and love story examining the dynamics of change and the politics of READ MORE…

Gary Heidt is appearing at the North Carolina Writer’s Network Fall Conference in beautiful Ashville, NC on November 20, 21 and 22.

From Publisher’s Weekly– Lindsey Culli’s THIS ABOVE ALL, pitched as Dirty Dancing meets Saved!, when the daughter of one of the region’s most notorious ultraconservative families is cast as Romeo in her high school production, drama is sure to follow, to Vicki Keire at Curiosity Quills Press, by Amy Tipton at Signature Literary Agency (world).

Ellen Pepus

Ellen Pepus

Gary Heidt

Gary Heidt

Amy Tipton

Amy Tipton