Undated 2021 New Releases













The Ojja-Wojja: A Teen Horror Mystery or Whatever, You Know? by Magdalene Visaggio and Jenn St-Onge (Balzer + Bray)
Jordan Brown at Balzer + Bray has bought, in a six-publisher auction, The Ojja-Wojja: A Teen Horror Mystery or Whatever, You Know?, a queer-positive graphic novel by Magdalene Visaggio (l.) and Jenn St-Onge. Val Malloy is an autistic kid with two interests: the supernatural and her best friend, Lanie. When Val and Lanie accidentally unleash a mysterious entity known as the Ojja-Wojja, transforming their town into a mind-controlled cult, they must team up with other misfits to stop it. Publication is scheduled for spring 2021; Charlie Olsen at InkWell Management brokered the two-book deal for North American rights. 

Burned and Buried by Nino Cipri (Henry Holt)
Tiffany Liao at Holt has acquired, at auction, North American rights to Nino Cipri's debut novel Burned and Buried. This YA supernatural horror follows Riley, who wakes up at the bottom of a grave with a hole in her chest and strange new powers. She's soon joined by three other dead girls, each with abilities born out of violence. Publication is planned for spring 2021; DongWon Song at Howard Morhaim Literary negotiated the two-book deal.

Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming of Age Story by Stacey Chomiak (Beaming Books)
Naomi Krueger at Beaming Books has bought Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming of Age Story by author-illustrator Stacey Chomiak. The YA illustrated memoir is about Chomiak’s teenage years of wrestling with her gay Christian identity, trying to become “ex-gay,” and eventually finding peace. Publication is planned for spring 2021; Claire Draper at the Bent Agency represented the author for world English rights.

Of Sea and Venom by Trinidad Escobar (FSG)
Set in the 1500s Pacific Islands and near-future Oakland, Calif., the Own Voices story is about a teenage Priestess-in-training whose future in the divine sciences is challenged when unexpected conquistadors land on her tribe's beach. Publication is tentatively set for spring 2021

Mimon by Sas Miledge (Boom Box)
Filip Sablik at BOOM! Studios has acquired, for the BOOM! Box imprint, debut author-illustrator Sas Milledge's graphic novel Mimon, about a teen witch who must confront her grandmother's ghost to lift a curse and save her town from ruin. Publication is expected in spring 2021; Jennifer March Soloway at Andrea Brown Literary Agency brokered the deal for world rights.


Pinch by Adam Rex (Roaring Brook Press)
Roaring Brook has bought Adam Rex's Pinch, a YA novel that centers on Zelda, who can't seem to wake herself up from the dream she's living in. When she decides to enlist others in the dream to help, she learns that waking up means ending their lives, including her actual “dream guy” Langston's. Publication is scheduled for spring 2021.

Nigeria Jones by Ibi Zoboi (Balzer + Bray) 
Balzer + Bray has acquired Ibi Zoboi's Nigeria Jones, about the 16-year-old daughter of a radical separatist movement leader who inadvertently travels back through time to the west coast of Africa in the early 1800s, to inhabit the body of her young ancestor on the brink of being sold into slavery. The book will be published in spring 2021.

Like Her by Nina Laurin (Sourcebooks Fire) 
Molly Cusick at Sourcebooks has acquired, in a two-book deal, North American rights to bestselling thriller author Nina Laurin's YA debut, Like Her. The book follows a teen girl whose family moves into a mansion with a tragic history; the girl becomes spellbound by the spirit of a 19th-century socialite who was fatally obsessed with her own image and who now thirsts to enter the digital age of vanity. Publication is scheduled for spring 2021; Rachel Ekstrom at Folio Jr./Folio Literary Management negotiated the deal on behalf of Ruth Pomerance and Adam Wilson at INKubator Enterprises.

Runaway Train by Lee Matthew Goldberg (Wise Wolf)
Rachel Del Grosso at Wise Wolf has bought world rights to Runaway Train and Grenade Bouquets by Lee Matthew Goldberg. The first book in the YA series is set in the early '90s, charting the journey of aspiring grunge singer Nico Sullivan, who goes off the rails when her sister dies of a brain aneurysm, and runs away at the encouragement of her delinquent friends; the sequel is about Nico's band and their rise to fame in NYC. Publication is set for spring and summer 2021; Natalie Kimber at the Rights Factory brokered the two-book deal. 


When You Call My Name by Tucker Shaw (Henry Holt)
Mark Podesta at Henry Holt has acquired world rights, in an exclusive submission, to When You Call My Name by Tucker Shaw, a YA novel set in the 1990s that follows 17-year-olds Adam and Ben as they discover their sexuality, face the devastating loss of first love, and ultimately, discover the power of new love and community. Addressing grief, homophobia, privilege, and HIV/AIDS, the novel sheds light on a pivotal time in American queer history. Publication is slated for spring 2021; Dan Mandel at Sanford J. Greenburger brokered the deal.

Nowhere by Brandon Sanderson (Delacorte) 
"Stormlight Four taking all of my 2019 will likely mean that Skyward Three won’t be written until 2020, for a spring 2021 release. (At least, that would be my best guess at this point.) So you’ll have a larger-than-usual wait between Books Two and Three, unless something happens to let me squeeze Book Three in early."  















Alone Out Here by Riley Redgate (Disney Hyperion)
SEVEN WAYS WE LIE, NOTEWORTHY, and FINAL DRAFT author Riley Redgate's ALONE OUT HERE, pitched as LORD OF THE FLIES in space, a thriller set in a future in which the first daughter and 53 other teens end up on the only ship escaping a dying Earth and must contend with being the last hope for humanity's survival as they fight to preserve their own humanity, to Laura Schreiber at Disney-Hyperion, in a six-figure deal, for publication in spring/summer 2021, by Caryn Wiseman at Andrea Brown Literary Agency (world).

 


  





 



Origin Story by Eric Smith and Summer Heacock (Inkyard Press)
Lauren Smulski at Inkyard Press has bought, on exclusive submission, Summer Heacock and Eric Smith's Origin Story, an #OwnVoices YA contemporary about two adoptees from very different backgrounds grappling with the question of what it means to be family. Publication is scheduled for summer 2021; Brent Taylor and Uwe Stender at TriadaUS represented Heacock, and Dawn Frederick at Red Sofa Literary represented Smith in the deal for world English rights.

Postcards From Summer by Cynthia Platt (Simon Pulse)
Nicole Ellul at Simon Pulse has bought world rights to Cynthia Platt's Postcards from Summer. Hoping to understand a mother she never knew, a teen girl travels to her late mother's summer home to unravel the mystery behind the cryptic postcard that tells of the tragedy—and the forbidden romance—that changed her mother's life forever. Publication is scheduled for summer 2021; Jim McCarthy at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret negotiated the deal.

The Shadow Season by Emily Arsenault (Delacorte)
Delacorte has bought Emily Arsenault's The Shadow Season, a psychological suspense novel for teens about one girl's investigation into her friend's sudden death and the unsettling possibility that “The Winter Girl” is not only real but to blame, proving the old school legend of a vengeful ghost that haunts the senior dorm hall the same time every year. Publication is planned for summer 2021.

Grenade Bouquets by Lee Matthew Goldberg (Wise Wolf)
"...The sequel is about Nico's band and their rise to fame in NYC."


 







 


 



Squire by Nadia Shammas and Sarah Alfageeh (HarperCollins)
44392501. sy475Set in a Middle Eastern-inspired fantasy world, 14-year-old-girl Aiza lives in an Empire wracked by famine and escalating border wars. Aiza dreams of becoming a knight, the most prestigious rank in the military, and the only way to elevate her status since her people, the Ornu, are second-class citizens in the Bayt-Saji Empire. Hiding her cultural background to train as a squire, she navigates the rigorous training that all knights undergo to test their mettle, making both friends and enemies in the process. However, everything falls apart after her friend gets badly injured during a raid and she uncovers a military conspiracy that threatens to keep the Empire in a state of perpetual war. Aiza will have to decide: turn her back on her morals and heritage, or turn her back on her dream and possibly, her only chance of freedom? 
 





Oksi by Mari Ahokoivu
(
Levine Querido)

Nick Thomas at Levine Querido has bought world English rights to Oksi by Finnish artist Mari Ahokoivu. Inspired by Finnish mythology, this YA graphic novel is an epic tale of mothers and daughters, of stars and legends. Publication is scheduled for fall 2021; Tuomas Sorjamaa at Ferly negotiated the deal.








The Gates of Deep Shadow by Katharyn Blair (Putnam)
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Murder at the Hype House by Kiley Roache (Delacorte)
Wendy Loggia at Delacorte has bought Murder at the Hype House by Kiley Roache. Pitched as Knives Out meets One of Us Is Lying, the contemporary YA thriller is about a group of famous TikTokers who find themselves turning on each other when one member of the group turns up dead in the infinity pool of the Malibu mansion where they all live. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Nicole Resciniti at the Seymour Agency did the deal for world rights.

Good Girls Die First by Kathryn Foxfield (Sourcebooks)
Steve Geck at Sourcebooks has acquired North American rights to U.K. bestselling YA debut Good Girls Die First by Kathryn Foxfield, plus an additional book. Pitched as One of Us Is Lying meets And Then There Were None, the thriller follows 16-year-old aspiring photographer Ava, one of 10 teens lured to a derelict carnival by blackmail. When fog and magic swallow the pier and the teenagers start turning on each another, Ava must face up to her secret and decide how far she's willing to go to protect it. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Chloe Seager at Madeleine Millburn handled the two-book deal.

Tahira in Bloom by Farah Heron (Skyscape)
Carmen Johnson at Amazon/Skyscape acquired, in a six-figure preempt, world rights to Farah Heron's #OwnVoices coming-of age rom-com Tahira in Bloom, starring a South Asian Muslim heroine, and pitched as Schitt's Creek meets Netflix's The Big Flower Fight. Seventeen-year-old aspiring designer Tahira is chasing her big fashion dreams, but when her coveted internship falls through and she's forced to spend the summer working at her aunt's sleepy boutique in a rural community, she'll be forced to innovate if she wants to keep her plans on track, possibly with help from the plant nerd next door. Publication is slated for late 2021; Rachel Brooks at BookEnds Literary handled the two-book deal.

Understanding Coronaviruses: SARS, MERS, and the Covid-19 Pandemic by Shaina Olmanson (Twenty-First Century Books) - YA Non-fiction.
Shaina Olmanson at Lerner/Twenty-First Century Books has acquired world rights to Connie Goldsmith's nonfiction YA,Understanding Coronaviruses: SARS, MERS, and the Covid-19 Pandemic, covering topics such as how the pandemic started and spread, symptoms and treatment of Covid-19, terms such as "flattening the curve," and the new normal, with quotes from experts and interviews with healthcare providers and young people. Publication is scheduled for fall 2021; Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary brokered the deal.
 
All the Lonely People by Jen Marie Hawkins (Owl Hollow Press)
Hannah Smith at Owl Hollow has acquired world English rights to All the Lonely People by Jen Marie Hawkins (The Language of Cherries), a YA magic-infused love letter to the Beatles. When 17-year-old Jo Bryant has the chance to go overseas for the summer, she leaps at the chance to delve into her father's mysterious death in London, where he was part of a Beatles cover band. Henry, a Beatles-hating photographer, has dark secrets of his own, and the truths they unravel together could destroy who they thought their parents were, and what they've grown to mean to each other. Publication is set for fall 2021; Hilary Harwell at KT Literary brokered the deal.

Margot Mertz Will Clean Your Filth by Carrie McCrossen and Ian McWethy (Philomel)
Kelsey Murphy at Philomel has acquired North American rights to Margot Mertz Will Clean Your Filth by Carrie McCrossen and Ian McWethy. Veronica Mars meets Moxie in this YA novel following a girl who runs an internet clean-up business who must take down a secret revenge porn site targeting the girls in her school. Publication is scheduled for fall 2021; Simon Lipskar at Writers House handled the two-book deal.


When the Night Comes by Marieke Nijkamp (Sourcebooks Fire)
Eliza Swift at Sourcebooks Fire has acquired world English rights to When the Night Comes by Marieke Nijkamp (This Is Where It Ends). Pitched as The Society meets Contagion, the YA novel is about a group of teens in a residential facility who celebrate when their guards abandon them, only to discover that a catastrophic event has occurred outside their walls, and they must work together if they want to survive. Publication is planned for fall 2021; Jennifer Udden at New Leaf Literary & Media negotiated the deal.

Blackheart by Morgan Rhodes (Razorbill)
Jessica Harriton at Razorbill has acquired Blackheart by Morgan Rhodes (the Falling Kingdoms series). Harriton and Gretchen Durning will edit. The YA sci-fi/fantasy novel follows snarky, pampered 17-year-old Josslyn Drake who is accidentally infected by a piece of forbidden magic. In search of the cure, Joss teams up with an enigmatic criminal and finds herself on an adventure that will take her across her galaxy and open her eyes to corruption in her world. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Jim McCarthy at Dystel, Goderich and Bourret brokered the two-book deal for world rights.

Eleanor Rigby by James Patterson and Valeria Wicker (Little, Brown)
T.S. Ferguson at Little, Brown/Patterson has signed Valeria Wicker (author-illustrator of The Ugly Doodles) to illustrate Eleanor Rigby, a YA graphic novel written by James Patterson, in which a teen girl runs away to Seattle to find her missing sister and must tell stories on the street to survive. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Adria Goetz at Martin Literary Management negotiated the deal for world rights.

Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz (Wednesday Books)
Sara Goodman at Wednesday Books has bought Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz (And We're Off). The gothic love story, set against the backdrop of 1830s Edinburgh, is about an aspiring young female surgeon, the resurrection man who brings her bodies to study, and a reclusive aristocrat who tempts them both with immortality. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Dan Mandel at Greenburger Associates negotiated the deal for North American rights.

Botched by Shannon Gibney (Dutton)
Andrew Karre at Dutton has acquired world English rights to Botched by Shannon Gibney (Dream Country). A blend of speculative fiction and memoir, the book explores Shannon's childhood as a mixed black transracial adoptee while weaving together multiple imagined timelines—if her adoption had never happened; if her children were her parents and if her adoptive parents were her children; if she had met her birth father—in order to make sense of her identity for her teenage self. Publication is planned for fall 2021; Tina Dubois at ICM Partners did the deal.

All the Things I've Kept from Myself by Karina Manta (Knopf)
Kelly Delaney at Knopf has acquired, in a preempt, All the Things I've Kept from Myself by Karina Manta. This YA memoir tells of the champion figure skater's experiences as a professional athlete, coming out as bisexual in a hyper-feminine sport, and her continually evolving body image. Publication is scheduled for fall 2021; Jess Regel at Foundry Literary + Media brokered the deal for North American rights.

How to Love by Alex Norris (Walker Books US)
Susan Van Metre at Walker Books US has acquired North American rights to How to Love, based on cartoonist Alex Norris's advice column of the same name. The first title in a two-book deal, How to Love is a humorous and heartfelt collection of comics aimed at young people who are experiencing falling in love for the first time. Publication is planned for fall 2021; Christopher Schelling at Selectric Artists brokered the deal.

These Precious Stones by Michael Barakiva (FSG) 
Trisha de Guzman at FSG has acquired world English rights to These Precious Stones by Michael Barakiva (Hold My Hand). Pitched as Sailor Moon meets Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the contemporary YA fantasy features an eclectic group of queer and international teens who learn that they must bear the magical gems that will save the universe from an ancient galactic threat. Publication is slated for fall 2021; Josh Adams at Adams Literary handled the deal.

Champion of Cities, Champion of People by Rebecca Pitts (Seven Stories)
Lauren Hooker at Seven Stories/Triangle Square has acquired Jane Jacobs: Champion of Cities, Champion of People, by debut author Rebecca Pitts. This YA biography of Jane Jacobs, the visionary urbanist and thinker who transformed the way we inhabit and develop our cities, emphasizes how today's teens can promote change in part by focusing on local issues and community organizing. Publication is planned for fall 2021; Bibi Lewis at the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency negotiated the deal for world rights.

The Ashes of Cruiser Island by Court Stevens (Thomas Nelson)
Becky Monds at Thomas Nelson has bought world rights, in an exclusive submission, to The Ashes of Cruiser Island by Court Stevens. The YA novel features Ben, bent on proving the innocence of his childhood friend, Frankie, who was charged with murdering her best friend and who stands to be executed under the Accelerated Death Penalty Act of 2020. The book is set for fall 2021; Kelly Sonnack at the Andrea Brown Literary Agency negotiated the deal

Sanctuary by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio (Kokila)
Namrata Tripathi at Kokila has acquired, on exclusive submission, Sanctuary by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, author of the forthcoming Undocumented America. The YA novel follows Marcela, a 16-year-old New Yorker and budding journalist whose world comes crashing down when she finds out her father is scheduled for immediate deportation. When he seeks sanctuary at a local church, Marcela finds herself fighting for her father's rights and fending off exploitative media outlets she once hoped to join. Publication is set for fall 2021; Peter Steinberg at Foundry Literary + Media negotiated the deal for North American English and Spanish rights.

Lia and Beckett's Abracadabra by Amy Noelle Parks (Abrams) 
Maggie Lehrman at Abrams has bought, in an exclusive submission, world English rights to Lia and Beckett's Abracadabra by Amy Noelle Parks (The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss). This YA romantic comedy, set in a magic-themed resort town, is a Romeo and Juliet love story, with illusions instead of duels and a happy ending instead of death. Publication is planned for fall 2021; Elizabeth Bennett at Transatlantic Agency handled the deal.
 

The Coldest Touch by Isabel Sterling (Razorbill)
Julie Rosenberg at Razorbill has acquired North American rights to The Coldest Touch by Isabel Sterling (These Witches Don't Burn). The contemporary fantasy follows Elise, a mortal girl who feels the death of anyone she touches, and Claire, the vampire assigned to recruit her for the Order, as they team up to stop a paranormal killer and realize they might be falling in love. Publication is set for fall 2021; Kathleen Rushall at Andrea Brown Literary Agency negotiated the deal.

The Art of Undoing by Kate Norris (Philmonel)
Kate Norris's THE ART OF UNDOING, pitched as Sliding Doors meets CODE NAME VERITY, in which a 16-year-old aspiring physicist witnesses a tragedy and is accidentally pulled into another universe—one that already has another version of herself in it, to Liza Kaplan at Philomel, in a pre-empt, for publication in fall 2021.

Major Detours by Zackary Sergi (Running Press Kids) 
Britny Brooks at Running Press Kids, in an exclusive submission, has bought Heroes Rise and Verses interactive fiction series author Zackary Sergi's Major Detours, a YA novel following four college-bound teens on a tarot card road trip that turns into a haunted scavenger hunt where the reader chooses the paths forward using a new interactive format, for publication in fall 2021. Lucy Carson at Friedrich Agency represented the author for world rights.

Linney by Lucy Knisley (Random House Graphic)
Random House Graphic has acquired Lucy Knisley's YA graphic novel Linney, a collection of Knisley's online cat cartoons in print for the first time, along with original material. Publication is slated for fall 2021.  

Mysterious Ways by Wendy Wunder (Wednesday Books)
Sara Goodman at Wednesday Books has bought, in a preempt, Mysterious Ways by Wendy Wunder. When 18-year-old Maya looks at someone, she instantly knows everything about them, which makes starting at a new school and meeting a guy she actually wants to be around more than a little challenging. No one would ever believe her superpower—so what happens when someone does, and challenges her to use it for good? Publication is set for fall 2021; Sara Shandler, Joelle Hobeika, and Josh Bank at Alloy Entertainment brokered the deal for world English rights.

The Corpse Queen by Heather Hermann (Putnam) - delayed from Spring 2021.
Orphaned 17-year-old Molly Green goes to live with her affluent aunt in 1850s Philadelphia, only to discover the source of her aunt's secret wealth is from robbing graves and selling the bodies to anatomists. Molly must decide what she will do to claim a place of power in a male-dominated medical society.

The Diamond Keeper by Jeannie Mobley (Viking)
Penguin Teen: "The Diamond Keeper, is the follow-up to the The Jewel Thief by Jeannie Mobley .

Set in the same world, this takes place in the French Revolution and Claudie ends immersed in romance, swoon, and action."

Untitled by James Brandon (Putnam)
Penguin Teen: "Isaac is mourning the loss of his brother, while also figuring out his four-year relationship with his boyfriend."


 

 















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House of Glass Hearts by Leila Siddiqui
(Yali Books) - previously titled The Darkened Lands of the Earth.

Yali Books has bought The Darkened Lands of the Earth, a debut #OwnVoices YA novel by Leila Siddiqui, pitched as Pan's Labyrinth meets The Night Diary with a dash of Stranger Things. The book stars a modern teenage girl who is coming to terms with her missing brother, and must discover the secrets of her late grandfather's life in colonial India during WWII and Pakistan after the partition if she is to unlock the greenhouse that suddenly appears in her backyard and face the creatures lurking inside. Publication is set for 2021.

Blackwater by Jeannette Arroyo and Ren Graham (Henry Holt) 
Brian Geffen at Henry Holt has acquired world rights to Blackwater, a debut YA graphic novel by Jeannette Arroyo and Ren Graham. When Tony, a restless star athlete, and Eli, a quiet outsider, form an unlikely friendship in their small Maine town, they find themselves tracking down the source of a werewolf curse and heeding the warnings of ghosts, all while exploring their budding feelings for each other and dealing with typical high school drama. Publication is scheduled for 2021; the author-illustrators were unagented.

Climate Change by Danica Novgordoff (First Second)
Mark Siegel at First Second has bought Climate Change, Danica Norvgorodoff's YA graphic novel, which ranges from the tsunamis and hurricanes that devastate entire populations to the scrim of pollution and the warming weather that has changed our ecosystems gradually. Publication is scheduled for 2021; Tanya McKinnon at McKinnon Literary Agency negotiated the deal for world rights.

The Many Half-Lived Lives of Sam Sylvester by Maya McGregor (Boyd Mills Press)
Jes Negrón at Boyds Mills Press has bought The Many Half-Lived Lives of Sam Sylvester by Maya MacGregor. This YA debut is about an autistic genderqueer protagonist who leaves an intolerant school for a new high school with the support of their loving father, finding a Rainbow Club and accepting friends, all of whom must come together to solve the decades-old mystery of the murder of a teenage boy and confront Sam's own fears of early death. 
Publication is slated for 2021.

Seperate No More by Lawrence Goldstone (Scholastic) 
Lisa Sandell at Scholastic Focus has bought Lawrence Goldstone's Separate No More, a YA non-fiction title about the Supreme Court's impact on segregation in America, from Plessy v. Ferguson, when racial separation became fixed in the Constitution, to the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, when a team of African-American lawyers persuaded nine white justices that “separate but equal is inherently unequal.” Publication is slated for 2021; Charlie Olsen at InkWell Management did the deal for world English rights.


Untitled by Tammi Lawson and Marilyn Nelson (Macmillan/Ottaviano)
Christy Ottaviano at Macmillan/Ottaviano has acquired world rights to a YA biography in verse of sculptor Augusta Savage by award-winning poet Marilyn Nelson (l.) and Tammi Lawson, curator of the Arts and Artifacts Division at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The book, set for 2021, will include archival materials and chronicle Savage's life and legacy as one of the most important artists and leaders of the Harlem Renaissance; Regina Brooks at Serendipity Literary Agency negotiated the deal.

Second Coming by Andre-Naquiane Wheeler (Levine Querido)
Meghan Maria McCullough and Arthur Levine at Levine Querido have bought two YA novels by debut author André-Naquian Wheeler. Set in the near future, Second Coming follows Ebb, a teen with a traumatic romantic past; that is, until he meets Manny, an immigrant from Nicaragua who loves him openly⁠—and might also be the son of God. The second book, Like and Subscribe, is a contemporary novel about Hunter, a queer black boy struggling to manage his anxiety, fame, and love life in the face of viral stardom. Publication will begin in 2021; the author represented himself in the deal for world rights.

Hopepunk by Preston Norton (Little, Brown)
"Preston Norton's HOPEPUNK, in which a 16-year-old girl wages musical war on homophobia in her small Wyoming town after her beloved older sister is outed, forming a queer-friendly punk rock band and competing in a local battle of the bands against a hate-driven rival in a competition that has broader implications for the soul of their town, to Laura Schreiber at Jimmy Patterson, by Jenny Bent at The Bent Agency (world English)."


Win! by Cynthia Yuan Cheng (First Second)
First Second has bought world rights to Win!, debut author Cynthia Yuan Cheng's YA graphic memoir about a shy and geeky Taiwanese-American teenage girl who joins her high school's boys' football team. Publication is scheduled for 2021.

Tabby Charon by Amy Kim Kimbuishi (Scholastic)
A YA graphic novel series by Amy Kim Kibuishi. They recount the story of Tabby Charon, who, after her father dies, travels to a distant world of magic and beauty where she meets a handsome boy and learns of her destiny.

Ghost Notes by Antoine Revoy (First Second)
Mark Siegel at First Second has acquired world rights to Ghost Notes, a YA graphic novel by Antoine Revoy about three ghosts stuck in limbo who have to tell each other spooky stories so that one of them can move on to the afterworld. Publication is scheduled for 2021; the author was unagented.

The Exile's Gift by Tamora Pierce (Random House)
In which we learn of Numair's last years at the university of Carthak, the beginning of his conflict with the newly-made Emperor Ozorne (Numair's best friend), his quick departure from Carthak, and how he survives afterward.
 
 


The Black Volume of the Dead by Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu (Saga Press)


Neverland by Meagan Spooner (HarperTeen)

Untitled by Shveta Thakrar (HarperTeen) 

Untitled by Akemi Dawn Bowman (Simon Pulse)

Untitled by Jessica Rubinkowski (HarperTeen)

Untitled by James Aleman (Disney Hyperion)

Untitled by Lilliam Rivera (Bloomsbury)

Untitled by Elizabeth Acevedo (HarperTeen)

Loveboat Taipei #2 by Abigail Hing Wen (HarperTeen)

A Court of Miracles #2 by Kester Grant (Knopf)

Muse #2 by Brittany Cavallaro (Katherine Tegan Books)

Misadventures of Johnathon Lambshead #2 by Jeff Vandermeer  (FSG)

Smash It #2 by Franscina Simone (Inkyard Press) 

Hush #2 by Dylan Farrow (Wednesday Books) 

Blood Heir #3 by Amelie Wen Zhao (Delacorte)

The Aurelian Cycle #3 by Rosaria Munda (Putnam)

A Heavy Dose of Allison Tandy #2 by Jeff Bishop (Putnam)

The Notorious Virtues #2 by Alwyn Hamilton (Viking)

The Player's Table #2 by Jessica Goodman (Razorbill)

Most Likely #2 by Sarah Watson (Poppy)


A Hundred Names for Magic #2 by Rin Chupeco (Sourcebooks Fire)

Legendborn #2 by Tracey Deon (Simon Pulse)

Dreamer Trilogy #3 by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic)

A Forgery of Magic #3 by Maya Motayne (Balzer + Bray)

Every Reason We Shouldn't #2 by Sara Fujimura (Tor Teen) 

The Stepping Off Place #2 by Cameron Kelly Rosenblum (HarperTeen)

The Aurora Cycle #3 by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (Knopf)

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