AGENCY NEWS APRIL 2015
Patty Blount’s SOME BOYS is a finalist for the 2015 RITA Award for Young Adult Romance and is now in its fifth reprint. Her new book NOTHING LEFT TO BURN will be out in August from Sourcebooks.
JOHN SCALZI’S THE END OF ALL THINGS (Tor, 8/2015) is completed and we are gearing up for publication of this sixth book in the ‘Old Man’s War’ series. And there is great news for John’s LOCK IN, it’s up for an AUDIE AWARD. The Audible version is narrated by Wil Wheaton, Amber Benson, and a full cast.
In other news we are pleased to announce a number of sales on behalf of CANDACE FLEMING, two new non-fiction works have been sold to Schwartz and Wade.
She will also be joining Caldecott winning illustrator, ERIC ROHMANN to create a second book featuring their delightful hero BULLDOZER, whose debut children’s picture book BULLDOZER’S BIG DAY is forthcoming in May from Atheneum.
AER-KI JYR’s forthcoming science fiction novel APEX is getting a lot of pre-publication attention and io9 has included it in their best of April 2015 roundup.
JUDD TRICHTER’S LOVE IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION (Thomas Dunne) has a starred review from Publishers Weekly and was featured in their best of spring round up.
GAIL MARTIN’S new novel from Orbit WAR OF SHADOWS is headed for the New Arrivals tables in all stores for Barnes and Noble.
For SHARON SHINN we’ve sold two more works to Audible, JEWELED FIRE: ROYAL AIRS #3 which is coming from Ace in November and another title in the series.
We have two big debuts coming in April for our romance clients, SHELLY LAURENSTONS’S NEW SERIES CALL OF CROWS commences with THE UNLEASHING.
We also welcome a new series from LUCY MONROE, with WILD HEAT from Grand Central.
We’ve sold 3 new books to Harlequin Historicals for Georgie Lee, including her first continuity.
Travis Langley, author of BATMAN AND PSYCHOLOGY will have four pop-culture psychology books from Sterling, the first of which, WALKING DEAD PSYCHOLOGY and STAR WARS PSYCHOLOGY, are due out later this year.