Friday, September 2, 2011

The End (Of the Month) Is Nigh!

Hope everyone had a great summer! Here are our updates and news for the month of August:

Cover reveals:
Susanne Winnacker's THE OTHER LIFE
Zoraida Cordova's THE VICIOUS DEEP
Eve Marie Mont's A BREATH OF EYRE
Tiffany Strelitz Haber's THE MONSTER WHO LOST HIS MEAN
Diana Renn's TOKYO HEIST

Movie Rights:
Feature film rights to Tamara Ireland Stone's TIME BETWEEN US sold to CBS Films. See the announcement in Variety.

Foreign Rights:
Gennifer Albin's CREWEL to Turkey and Germany

New Titles:
Katy Longshore's YA novel GIRL IN A DIAMOND COLLAR is now titled GILT

Leanna Renee Hieber's DARKER STILL

New websites:
Elissa Hoole
Elisa Ludwig

New Deals:
Lenore Appelhans' (writing as Lenore Jennewein) picture book CHICK-O-SAURUS REX, illustrated by her husband Daniel Jennewein, to Simon & Schuster Children's.
Member Miranda Kenneally's Dear Teen Me online project with E. Kristin Anderson will be made into an anthology by Zest Books.
Mary Lindsey's YA novel ANNABEL to Penguin/Philomel.

A.J. Hartley's DARWEN ARKWRIGHT AND THE PEREGRINE PACT got a fabulous review from Kirkus

More awesomeness:
Marissa Meyer's CINDER was featured in The Wall Street Journal's "After Harry Potter: The Search for the Magic Formula." You have until Sunday to stop by Marissa's blog to check out the CINDER ARC giveaway!
Hilary Weisman Graham was selected as a recipient of the SCBWI's Book Launch Award