- African-American Interest Young Reader’s Titles, 2016–2017
Ages 5-10.LERNER A Spy Called James: The True Story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War Double Agent (Nov., $17.99) by Anne Rockwell, illus. by Floyd Cooper, introduces the true story of the slave who spied for George Washington's army during the American Revolution, and
- Religion Book Deals: November 2016
Literary agent Roberta Croteau represented Stevens.A New Focus for FortressIn a world rights deal directly with the author, Fortress Press editors Tony Jones and Lisa Gruenisen bought Amber Cantorna’s memoir Refocusing my Family: Coming out, Being Cast Out, and Discovering the True Love of God.
- New Kids' and YA Books: Week of November 28, 2016
In the latest volume of this middle grade series, a girl band operate as secret agents at night.The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee.
- Chalking Up Another Successful Shanghai Children's Book Fair
-based Green Android, this CCBF was his first vist to China after selling three series through his rights agent.
- Meet the Judges of the BookLife Prize
“The day after it came out, I got interest from an audiobook publisher,” the author says.Matharu then reached out to agents and ultimately secured a book deal with the Macmillan imprint Feiwel and Friends.
- Claire Messud Moves to Norton
., Canadian, open market, and audio rights—was made by Norton v-p and executive editor Jill Bialosky with agent Sarah Chalfant of The Wylie Agency.
- Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Indie Spirit
The Pacific Northwest (PNW), also referred to as Cascadia, is flanked by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Rockies to the east.
- Dirty Blue Line: Police Corruption and Brutality in Crime Fiction
“We are, unfortunately, famous for small-town-cop corruption, much of it racial,” he says.In the latest installment of Becky Masterman’s Brigid Quinn series, A Twist of the Knife (Minotaur, Mar. 2017), the ex-FBI agent leaves Arizona for her home state of Florida to help a
- New Titles From Self-Publishers, November 2016
Booksellers, publishers, librarians, and agents are encouraged to look at the 97 self-published titles below, with descriptions provided by their authors.
- Publishing in the Pacific Northwest: Amazon Becomes a Publishing Force
“Agents submit books to us every day, just as they do other publishers.
- Darwin for Tots
The self-published edition sold out and an agent, David Doerrer of Abrams Artists, contacted Tweet about taking the book to a mainstream publisher.
- 'March,' Borzutzky, Kendi, and Whitehead Win 2016 National Book Awards
Caro extended prolific thanks to his agent, editors, and publishers, including Lynne Nesbit, Bob Gottlieb, Kathy Hourigan, Sonny Mehta, Andy Hughes, and Paul Bogaards.Following dinner, NBF executive director Lisa Lucas made her introduction of the awards proper.
- Rights Report: Week of November 14, 2016
Pitched in the vein of Veronica Mars, a teen sleuth returns to her old hometown after her father's recent incarceration, confronts the scandal she left behind, and pairs with a hotshot FBI agent to clear her father's name.
- Book Deals: Week of November 11, 2016
Norrie did not use an agent in the deal.Correction: An earlier version of this story identified Sara Nelson as an editor at Ecco; she's at Harper.
- Spanish Language Books Update, November 2016
Army relies on special agent John Puller to investigate the toughest crimes.