Debut author-illustrator Sharee Miller’s PRINCESS HAIR, celebrating the diversity of different black natural hair styles, shapes, and textures (from Afros to braids and more); and DO NOT TOUCH MY HAIR!, about a young girl’s plight in escaping curious hands that love to touch her hair, until finally she has had enough and teaches the importance of requesting permission first, to Kheryn Callender at Little, Brown Children’s, for publication in Fall 2017 and 2018, by Monica Odom at Bradford Literary Agency (World).
German rights for Alexa Riley’s EVERYTHING FOR HER, to Harper Germany, by Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Hungarian rights to Alexa Riley’s EVERYTHING FOR HER, to Muvelt Nep, by Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Author of the Bad Boys Undercover series HelenKay Dimon’s new contemporary romance trilogy following brothers, to Stacy Boyd at Harlequin Desire, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal, for publication in February 2018, by Laura Bradford at the Bradford Literary Agency (World).
Elizabeth Zechel to illustrate Michelle Houts’s LUCY’S LAB, a STEM-based chapter book series in which a second grader, who loves bugs, mud, and everything that looks like science, explores the world around her, each book tying into a different science topic, with the first two books LUCY SAVES SOME SQUIRRELS and SOLIDS, LIQUIDS, GUESS WHO’S GOT GAS?, to Alison Weiss at Sky Pony Press, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the illustrator, and Karen Grencik at Red Fox Literary for the author (World).
NYT bestselling author Lauren Dane’s CHASE BROTHERS series and CASCADIA WOLVES series, to Angela James at Carina Press, in an eleven-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
German rights to Cara McKenna’s DOWNTOWN DEVIL, to Luebbe, by Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Zoe Foward’s THE WAY YOU BITE, in which the daughter of a vampire leader unknowingly saves and falls for the off-limits werewolf king and discovers a long-buried secret, to Tera Cuskaden at Entangled Select Otherworld, for publication in Summer 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World).
Mike Allegra’s EVERYBODY’S FAVORITE BOOK, pitched as The Monster at the End of This Book meets Wreck-It Ralph when a cheeky narrator introduces an assortment of genre characters, each one more determined than the last to hijack the story, illustrated by Claire Almon, to Rhoda Belleza at Imprint, for publication in Fall 2018, by Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency for the author and Helen Yung at Astound us (World).
Joanna Shupe’s A DARING ARRANGEMENT, set in New York City’s Gilded Age, an English beauty with a wicked scheme to win the man she loves—and the American scoundrel who ruins her best laid plans, to Tessa Woodward at Avon, in a three-book deal, for publication in late 2017, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.