Here are the YALITCHAT Member Book Deals of the Week - January 24th, 2010.
Thanks to Elle for watching out for them!
January 14, 2011
Debra Driza's debut, a three-book sci-fi thriller series, to Claudia Gabel at Katherine Tegen Books, in a very nice deal, by Taylor Martindale at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency.
January 17, 2011
International rights/UK Children's
Lisa McMann's THE MISSING, when a local schoolgirl disappears, an already off-balance 16-year-old is freaked out by seeing her friend's empty desk in her classroom, but tries to keep calm... until the her boyfriend also vanishes; suddenly the town is in full-blown panic, and she starts getting creepy messages, to Rachel Denwood at Harper Children's UK, for publication in June 2011, by Stephanie Voros of Simon and Schuster.
January 18, 2011
Janet Trumble's DON'T LET ME GO, about a gay high school student, his long-distance boyfriend, and his straight best friend, to Peter Senftleben at Kensington, by Stephen Fraser at the Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency (World).
January 19, 2011
REAL MERMAIDS DON'T WEAR TOE RINGS author Helene Boudreau's next two books in the Real Mermaids series, about a plus-sized, aquaphobic teenager with mermaid tendencies, again to Rebecca Frazer at Jabberwocky, by Lauren MacLeod at The Strothman Agency (World English).
Source: Publishers Marketplace