Kaitlin Ward’s THE CAVES, about a girl who wants to study the earth accidentally falls to the center of it, and meets a group of survivors who might be in more danger escaping their cave than they are trapped inside, to Amanda Maciel at Scholastic, for publication in 2018, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (World).
2017 RITA nominee HelenKay Dimon’s THE PRETENDER & THE TRACKER, the next two books in the Games People Play series, to May Chen at Avon, in a two-book deal, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
Layla Reyne’s RELAY and MEDLEY, a m/m sports romance duology, following two couples of Olympic swimmers as they train and fall in love, to Sarah Lyons at Riptide Publishing, in a two-book deal, for publication in early 2018, by Laura Bradford at Bradford Literary Agency.
Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Gail Nall, Jen Malone, and Dee Romito’s BEST. NIGHT. EVER, told from the perspective of seven different but intersecting characters, which takes place over the course of one night centered around a middle school dance, to Amy Cloud at Aladdin, for publication in August 2017, by Holly Root at Waxman Leavell Literary Agency on behalf of Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary for Alpine & Faris; Sarah Davies at Greenhouse Literary Agency for Arno; and Uwe Stender at TriadaUS Literary Agency for Romito (World).
French rights to Jennifer Echols’ MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED, to Bragelonne, by La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Poland rights to Jennifer Echols’ BIGGEST FLIRTS, PERFECT COUPLE, and MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED, to Jaguar, by Graal, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Turkish rights to Ann Aguirre’s LIKE NEVER AND ALWAYS, to Pegasus Yayinlari, by The ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency.
Alexa Riley’s third book in the FOR HER series, about a computer security expert and the woman he’ll do anything to make his, plus three connected erotic romance novellas in the spin-off For You series, to Angela James at Carina Press, for publication beginning Summer 2017, by Laura Bradford of the Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
Katie Henry’s HERETICS ANONYMOUS, pitched as The Breakfast Club meets Saved!, about an atheist teen who learns a lot about faith after joining an unlikely group of rebels at his new Catholic school, to Ben Rosenthal at Katherine Tegen Books, in a good deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in Summer 2018, by Sarah LaPolla at Bradford Literary Agency (World English).
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).