Get To Know: Josie Bloss

February 4th, 2014

I’m delighted to post another in my continuing series of blogs about my amazing clients, this time about YA contemporary author Josie Bloss. From her website: Josie Bloss grew up in East Lansing, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan, where she was a member of the best college marching band in the country and […]

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Happy Book Birthday to FAKING FAITH!

November 8th, 2011

Congrats to Josie Bloss on the publication of her fourth YA contemporary novel, Faking Faith. I love Josie’s post on her blog today about her dedication to the book, to her stepsisters: I was a reserved and lonely only child until they came into my life. I didn’t even know what I was missing until […]

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News Round-Up

October 3rd, 2011

The good news keep pouring in! First, for a change of pace, this early review of Faking Faith by Josie Bloss from Publishers Weekly: When 17-year-old Dylan Mahoney naively engages in “sexting,” she becomes an Internet phenomenon and a social pariah. Isolated from her friends and family, she retreats into the blogosphere, where she happens […]

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A Year in Queries

December 17th, 2010

I had great intentions this year to post quarterly status reports on my query stats, but I seem to have missed a quarter (here’s April and July, at least). A quick recap: in the first three months of 2010, I saw 1,297 queries and requested 20 partials, passing on all of them. In the next […]

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Good News for Josie!

May 3rd, 2010

I’m thrilled to share the latest news for kt literary client (and former Band Geek) Josie Bloss. From Publishers Marketplace: Author of ALBATROSS and BAND GEEK LOVE, Josie Bloss’s FAKING FAITH, about a teen shunned for a “sexting” incident who fakes her identity to fit in online with a community of ultra-conservative homeschooled teenage girls, […]

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