NLA in the News
- After a 72-hour exclusive, Berkley’s Jen Monroe pre-empts the debut novel The Other Me by Web developer Sarah Zachrich Jeng.
- John Galligan's FROM HELL HOLLOW, the next two books in the Bad Axe County series, set in Wisconsin's Driftless Area and featuring Sheriff Heidi Kick, to Sean Delone at Atria
- Liesa Abrams at Simon & Schuster has acquired Jennifer Nissley's contemporary YA novel, The Mythic Koda Rose.
- Liza Kaplan at Philomel has bought, in a preempt, in a two-book deal, The Memory House by debut author Stacy Stokes.
- SOLD! Book Three in Scott Reintgen’s Middle Grade Talespinners Series
- SOLD! Books 6 & 7 in Sherry’s Thomas’s award-winning Lady Sherlock Series
- Barker & Patterson's The Coast-to-Coast Murders is an instant USA Today Bestseller.
- STARRED review: Galligan’s outstanding sequel to 2019’s Bad Axe County puts Wisconsin sheriff Heidi Kick, his all-too-human lead, through the wringer.
- Publishers Weekly and Frankfurter Buchmesse have named Quressa Robinson as one of 40 publishing professionals as honorees for PW Star Watch 2020.
- NYT Bestselling author Roseanne A. Brown to pen an original middle grade graphic novel featuring Black Panther’s Shuri.
- Warcross' Television Series Based On Book by Marie Lu In The Works From Bruna Papandrea & John Cameron
- 2020 Finalist for One Book, One San Diego — E.R. Ramzipoor’s The Ventriloquists
- Murder on Cold Street & 39 Other Books To Read This Fall
- “The Paper Girl of Paris” Will Transport You Straight to the City of Lights
- Lily Kessinger at HMH has acquired, in a preempt, The Sapling's Curse, a YA graphic novel written by debut author James Persichetti and illustrated by L. Biehler.
- Stephanie Lurie at Disney/Rick Riordan Presents has acquired bestselling and PW Flying Start author Roseanne A. Brown's debut middle grade fantasy, Serwa Boateng's Guide to Vampire Hunting.
- “The Paper Girl of Paris” named one of The 40 Best New Books Of Summer 2020
- Kathleen West's OVERTIME, exploring competitive parenting in youth sports and bad adult behavior, set again in Minneapolis, to Kerry Donovan at Berkley.
- Bouchercon nominates Kristen Simmon’s THE DECEIVERS for the 2020 Anthony Award.
- A Song Of Wraiths And Ruin is an instant New York Times bestseller landing in the #10 spot.
- Congratulations to Florence Gonsalves on the publication of DEAR UNIVERSE, which Booklist says will appeal to fans of John Green!
- Congratulations to Lisa Duffy on the publication of MY KIND OF PEOPLE, which is one of Parade’s Best Beach Reads of 2020!
- Marie Claire names Jordyn Taylor's THE PAPER GIRL OF PARIS a 2020 Book You Should Pre-order Now!
- CNN.com names THE PAPER GIRL OF PARIS by Jordyn Taylor a Best Book of May 2020!
- Cyma Zarghami’s MiMO Studio has acquired award-winning kids serialized kids podcast The Alien Adventures of Finn Caspian to develop into multiple, animated TV-length movies.
- Skydance Television, via Jerry Klajian at IPG, options John Galligan’s Bad Axe County and Dead Man Dancing
- Marie Lu’s KINGDOM OF BACK debuts at #2
- Rosaria Munda’s FIREBORNE won the 2019 CYBILS Award for Speculative Fiction.
- Emilia Rhodes at HMH has acquired, at auction, the Prison Healer trilogy, a YA fantasy series by bestselling Australian author Lynette Noni.
- SLAY by Brittney Morris is listed on 2020 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.
- American Library Association names Slay as 2020 best title for young adult fiction
- “In her middle grade debut, Carter offers up mystery, intrigue, and swashbuckling action in a rollicking story of long-lost secrets and found family."
- Tessa Woodward at Voyager acquires Valerie Valdes's FAULT TOLERANCE, the third book in a trilogy that chronicles the misadventures of a mercenary space captain and her crew.