But wait! There’s MORE great news!

August 31st, 2009

Also appearing in Publishers Marketplace: ANNA AND THE BOY MASTERPIECE by Stephanie Perkins, in which American Anna Oliphant spends a year in a Parisian boarding school and falls for her multi-national classmate, plus a companion novel, LOLA AND THE BOY NEXT DOOR, to Julie Strauss-Gabel at Dutton Children’s Books, in a very nice deal at […]

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Some of the Great News I’ve Been Saving Up

August 31st, 2009

From Publishers Marketplace (subscription required): Julia Karr’s XVI, a near-future thriller in which 15-year-old Nina uncovers the mystery surrounding her mother’s death and her missing father, while dreading the coming of her sixteenth birthday and the government-mandated tattoo that references her sexual status, to Jennifer Bonnell at Penguin Books for Young Readers, for publication in […]

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Ask Daphne! How do I do what YOU do?

August 28th, 2009

Wear brilliant shoes (like these) with aplomb? No, be an agent. As Rachel asks: Over the past couple of years I have become interested in the world of publishing and more recently, the idea of becoming a literary agent. I only have one problem: I don’t know where to start in researching this type of […]

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My To-Read List

August 27th, 2009

Intern Jenny reminded me that I had yet to decide on the books I was hoping to read for pleasure before Labor Day passes us by and the new school year starts… I mean, before the busy fall season is upon us. Without further ado — as Dande said “I can’t imagine not reading Catching […]

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Trying to Avoid a Kerplooie

August 27th, 2009

Gah! I have so much good news to share, but which I can’t talk about yet, that I might EXPLODE! It’s been a wild, crazy couple of weeks, and I expect fall is going to be one of flying colors — if I can just keep my head from exploding before then. Hate the tease? […]

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