Welcome to NLA

Representing bestselling authors since 2002

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About Kristin

Being an avid reader practically since birth, Kristin is equally happy reading a Pulitzer prize-winning literary novel for her book club or a sexy romance novel. more »
"Writing is a dream and a passion. I get that. So don't let a "no" stop you. Keep your sense of humor, believe in your talent, and most of all, write!"

Webinars

An educated writer is a successful writer! We help aspiring writers go above and beyond by offering  insightful webinars on the publishing industry.  more »

Recent News

  • EDDIE RED UNDERCOVER by Marcia Wells is a 2015 Edgar Nominee for Best Juvenile Fiction.
  • Ally Carter's ALL FALL DOWN is a winter 2014-2015 Kids' Indie Next List Pick!
  • Josh Malerman's BIRD BOX is named the 2015 Michigan Notable Book.
  • Stacey Lee's UNDER A PAINTED SKY is name a Barnes & Noble Most-Anticipated YA Debut of 2015!
  • Washington Post names the five best romance novels of 2014 and Kristen Callihan's EVERNIGHT is on the list.
  • Kirkus chooses Josh Malerman's BIRD BOX as a Best Fiction Book of 2014!
  • Marie Lu's THE YOUNG ELITES is an Amazon Best Book of 2014!
  • Malerman's BIRD BOX is a 2015 Texas Library Association Tayshas High School Reading List Pick!
  • Marie Lu's debut fantasy novel THE YOUNG ELITES hits the New York Times Bestseller list and spends 4+ weeks there.
  • Malerman's BIRD BOX is a 2014 Best Horror Nominee for the Goodreads Choice Awards.
  • Hudson Booksellers chooses Malerman's BIRD BOX as a Best Book of 2014.
  • Marie Lu's THE YOUNG ELITES is an Amazon Best of the Month Pick!
  • Kristen Callihan's debut New Adult novel THE HOOK UP hits the USA Today Bestseller list!
  • Kirkus chooses M.C. Planck's SWORD OF THE BRIGHT LADY as a Top Pick for Speculative Fiction Reads for September.
  • Random House announces its 30th printing for Jamie Ford's debut novel HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET and that officially puts the title over a million copies in print. 
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