1 December, 2022

Coming to the Stacks | November 2022

ROMANCE

Amelia Jones’s THE STAGE KISS, a slow-burn, enemies-to-lovers romance in which two stage actors—one a Juilliard-trained Broadway star, the other best known for her late-night commercial work—play the leads in a musical adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, only to find their off-stage relationship mirroring Liz and Darcy’s, to Jess Verdi at Alcove Press, for publication in fall 2023, by Eva Scalzo at Speilburg Literary Agency.

Erin Sterling

NYT bestselling author of THE EX HEX Erin Sterling’s THE WEDDING WISH, the third witchy romance set in the Graves Glen universe, to Tessa Woodward at Avon, for publication in fall 2023, by Holly Root at Root Literary.

Karmen Lee’s THE 7-10 SPLIT, pitched as a Black sapphic, second chance romance between two high school teachers forced together to coach the school’s bowling team to victory amidst their long-standing rivalry, a group of meddling kids rooting for their HEA, and memories of that searing-hot kiss they shared as teens, to Errin Toma at an unnamed new imprint at Harlequin, in a three-book deal, for publication in February 2024, by Taj McCoy at Rees Literary Agency.

Mae Marvel’s EVERYONE I KISSED SINCE YOU GOT FAMOUS, a sapphic romance in which an A-list actress home for the holidays makes a bet with her former best friend-turned-Tik Tok star, who kisses a different person every week for millions of followers—finding that the power of intimacy, love, and connection can change your world forever, to Alexandra Sehulster at St. Martin’s, in a very nice deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring/summer 2024, by Pamela Harty at The Knight Agency and Tara Gelsomino at One Track Literary Agency.