1 December, 2022

Coming to the Stacks | November 2022

YOUNG ADULT

Renee Watson’s BLACK GIRL YOU ARE ATLAS, a semi-autobiographical YA poetry collection, looking back at the author’s childhood, a letter to young readers urging them to look toward the future with love, understanding, and celebration, with fine art by Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Ekua Holmes, to Namrata Tripathi at Kokila, for publication in spring 2024, by Rosemary Stimola at Stimola Literary Studio for the author, and by Rubin Pfeffer at Rubin Pfeffer Content for the illustrator.

Auburn Marrow’s debut 30 DAY TRIAL PERIOD, an LGBTQIA+ YA romance about two polar opposites who are challenged to date for 30 days to fix their bad dating habits, to Rebecca Sands at Wattpad, for publication in summer 2024.

Lyndall Clipstone

Author of LAKESEDGE and FORESTFALL Lyndall Clipstone’s UNHOLY TERRORS, a standalone gothic fantasy pitched as GIDEON THE NINTH meets THE BONELESS MERCIES, in which a necromantic warrior unable to use magic is forced to team up with the monstrous boy who is her sworn enemy in order to stop the rise of a terrible, eldritch power, to Kat Brzozowski at Feiwel and Friends, for publication in fall 2023, by Jill Grinberg at Jill Grinberg Literary Management (NA).

Author of PRIDE & PREMEDITATION Tirzah Price’s LIZZIE & DARCY, a new mystery series starring a sleuthing duo as they investigate murder cases in 19th-century London and navigate their complicated romantic relationship, to Claudia Gabel at Harper Children’s, in a two-book deal, for publication in summer 2024, by Taylor Martindale Kean at Full Circle Literary.