Author of Morris Award winner THE FREAK OBSERVER, Blythe Woolston's BLACK HELICOPTERS, about a girl raised to be a weapon who straps on a vest of explosives and sets out to kill and be killed until her plan goes wrong, to Candlewick, in a pre-empt, in a two book deal, for publication in Spring 2013
Author of the NYT bestseller MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN Ransom Riggs's untitled sequel, continuing the story of the children on the remote Welsh island, incorporating a new set of vintage photographs to guide the story, to Quirk Books.Sylvia Whitman's MILK OF BIRDS, following two teenage girls - one living in Washington, D.C., and the other in Sudan - who are dramatically changed by swapping letters with one another over the course of a year; based on a volunteer experience the author had with Women for Women International, to Atheneum.
Kate Karyus Quinn's debut ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE, about a girl who wakes up wandering the roads of Oklahoma knowing that she is occupying another girl's body -- and that she has killed the girl whose body she is in -- who then returns to the girl's parents in upstate New York to uncover who she really is, and who else she has killed, to Harper Teen.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Recent Publishing Deals - Woolston, Rigg, Whitman, Quinn
A few publishing deals from yesterday's Publishers Lunch Weekly: