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St. Martin’s Press associate editor Brigitte Dale’s THE GOOD DAUGHTERS, a feminist historical novel set in 1912 London, featuring fierce friendships and bold activism, as four young women risk everything for the right to vote, pitched for fans of the Tony Award-nominated musical SUFFS and readers of Kate Quinn and Kristin Hannah, to Victoria Wenzel at Pegasus, for publication in summer 2025.

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Columbia University adjunct professor Asha Saxena’s THE AI FACTOR WORKBOOK, offering practical tips and exercises to help businesses reinvent themselves for the 21st century using the transformative potential of tools like artificial intelligence (AI) and big data, and drawing on more than 20 years of research and experience.

 

ALA Youth Media Awards

A huge congratulations to our MLLA clients who won ALA Youth Media Awards this year!

  • Printz Honor: Candice Iloh, Salt the Water (Dutton /Penguin)
  • Schneider Family Honor: Claire Forrest, Where You See Yourself (Scholastic)
  • Sydney Taylor Honor: Dahlia Adler, Going Bicoastal (Wednesday Books/Macmillan)
  • Stonewall Honor: Justine Pucella Winans, The Otherwoods (Bloomsbury)

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Dusti Bowling’s HOLDING ON FOR DEAR LIFE, a middle grade novel in which a sensitive boy dealing with the loss of his mother must choose between the rough and tumble world of rodeo and the healing power of music, to Alex Borbolla at Bloomsbury Children’s, in a six-figure deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in fall 2025.

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Mia P. Manansala‘s DEATH IN THE CARDS, pitched as “Veronica Mars but starring queer, brown girls,” in which a high school tarot reader’s latest client goes missing after a troubling reading and when the client’s younger sister blames her for the disappearance, she must apply everything she’s learned from her private investigator mother and mystery author father to solve her first case.

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NYT bestselling author Rachel Howzell Hall’s HAVEN, featuring a private investigator who relocates to an idyllic Northern Californian town and is hired to find a lost goldendoodle—but her search takes an unexpected and dark turn into murder and corruption, in a 2-book deal.

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Amber Camp’s GETTING GHOSTED IS MURDER, in which a medium and ghost tour guide’s life takes a deadly turn when her biggest rival is found murdered, forcing her to clear her name before she gets “ghosted” too.

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Camille Di Maio’s COME FLY WITH ME, a 1960s story in which two women from disparate backgrounds earn coveted roles as Pan Am stewardesses, but as they travel to exotic destinations as the supermodels of the sky, they encounter love, friendship, and danger, while discovering secrets that will change their lives forever.