NLA in the News



  • Absolutely delighted for Marie Lu as her March release THE KINGDOM OF BACK lands on the New York Times bestseller list in the #2 spot and lands on the Indie Bestseller list at #5.
  • Congratulations to Rosaria Munda! Her novel FIREBORNE won the 2019 CYBILS Award for Speculative Fiction!
  • SOLD!! Lynette Noni's THE PRISON HEALER, the story of a girl who has survived against all odds in a harsh prison by using her wits and keeping her head down, but when a dangerous prisoner arrives with a message for her, she must risk her life for a bigger cause, to Emilia Rhodes at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's, in a good deal, at auction, in a three-book deal, for publication in spring 2021, by Danielle Burby (NA).
  • SLAY by Brittney Morris is listed on the 2020 ALA Amelia Bomer/Rise: A Feminist Book Project List
  • SOLD!! TV rights to Jeff Seymour's NADYA SKYLUNG series, fantasy adventures set in an unforgettable world where orphans take on pirates and ships can fly, to Baby Octopus, by Danielle Burby, and attorney Wayne Alexander.
  • SLAY by Brittney Morris among the 20 titles listed as Best Fiction for Young Adults in 2020 by YALSA!!!
  • Check out the gorgeous cover reveal and excerpt for Roseanne Brown's A SONG OF WRAITHS AND RUIN over at Hypable!!!
  • Congratulations to Kristen Simmons whose YA novel The Deceivers has been nominated for an Edgar Award!
  • First review is in for Ally Carter's debut middle grade novel THE WINTERBORNE HOME FOR VENGEANCE AND VALOR. Publishers Weekly declares that "Carter offers up mystery, intrigue, and swashbuckling action in a rollicking story of long-lost secrets and found family."
  • Celebrating a starred review from School Library Journal for Marie Lu's debut historical THE KINGDOM OF BACK: "Lu brings her talents to historical fiction in this magic-infused telling of the lives of the young Mozart siblings.  Lu strikes a perfect harmony between fantasy and historical fiction that is at once satisfyingly intricate and excitingly paced. A beautifully composed historical fantasy that will enthrall readers, especially those with music in their hearts."
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