Some of the Great News I’ve Been Saving Up

August 31st, 2009 • Kate

champagne-glassesFrom 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 Spring 2011, and a second, untitled novel, in a nice deal, at auction, by Kate Schafer Testerman at kt literary. (World English).

Gratz to Julia, and to Jen!

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10 Responses to “Some of the Great News I’ve Been Saving Up”

  1. Susan Says:

    Congrats Julia and all! Whoohoo!

  2. Carrie Harris Says:

    Yee haw! I'm doing a really ridiculous looking dance for you all right now.

    Hey, it's the thought that counts.

  3. Julia Says:

    I am filled with thrills! Kate, you are THE GREATEST!!!! Thank you sooooo much!!!!!!!

  4. Stephanie Perkins Says:


    Congratulations, Julia and Kate! I'm thrilled for you both!

  5. Amy Says:

    HUZZAH! Congrats to all involved!

  6. Julia Says:

    And thanks everyone for the well-wishes! *hugs group*

  7. Sara Raasch Says:

    Congrats, Julia!!

  8. Josie Bloss Says:

    Hooray, hooray! Congrats to all of you!!

  9. matthew cody Says:

    Terrific News all! There must be like a constant hail of confetti and candy over at the KT lit offices!

  10. Christina Farley Says:

    I saw Julia's post on the blueboards. So awesome. And I love the premise too BTW. Must get the book.