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Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Netflix

Film rights: Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, about an aged reclusive movie star who summons a rookie journalist to tell her never-before-told life story, including her doomed marriages and forbidden love affairs, leading to a shocking and unforgivable confession that changes both women’s lives forever, optioned to Netflix.

New York Times Bestsellers: Paperback Trade Fiction

One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid hit #15 on The New York Times paperback trade fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Roll for Romance to Ballantine Bantam Dell

Fiction: Romance. Lenora Woods’ Roll for Romance, about two Dungeons & Dragons players who find themselves falling for each other both in and out of the game, to Ballantine Bantam Dell, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal (North America).

Sold: 32 Days in May to Avon Books

Fiction: Romance. Author of Summertime Punchline Betty Corrello’s 32 Days in May, another Jersey-shore-set rom-com, in which a young woman recently diagnosed with lupus attempts a no-strings fling with a former television star only for the month of May, pitched as inspired by Sweet November, to Avon Books (World English).

Sold: Post Man to Arsenal Pulp Press

Non-fiction: Essay Collection. Alex Manley’s Post Man: Essays on Masculinity & Leaving it Behind, a collection where the non-binary author reckons with the good, bad and ugly facets of a gender identity they’re intimately familiar with, but no longer claim as their own, to Arsenal Pulp Press (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Holly Jolly July to Canary Street Press

Fiction: Romance. BookTok influencer Lindsay Maple’s Holly Jolly July, a bisexual rom-com pitched for fans of A Merry Little Meet Cute and Something to Talk About, in which two women working on a Christmas movie set discover their boyfriends are cheating on them and band together to get revenge, only to fall in love with each other instead, to Canary Street Press, at auction, in a two-book deal (North America).

Sold: Cleo Dang Would Rather Be Dead to Atria Books

Fiction: General. Mai Nguyen’s Cleo Dang Would Rather Be Dead, a darkly humorous novel following a grieving young mother who starts working at a funeral home and discovers that the best way to honor the dead is to live, pitched in the vein of Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead and The Guncle, to Atria Books (World).

Sold: Forever, Interrupted to Netflix

Television rights: Bestselling author Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted, a captivating love story about a young widow who struggles with how to grieve the loss of her nine-day marriage and who must also forge a relationship with her new mother-in-law, who didn’t know she existed, optioned to Netflix.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Cooking / Food

The Book of Sandwiches: Delicious to the Last Bite: Recipes for Every Sandwich Lover by Jason Skrobar hit #5 on The Globe and Mail cooking / food bestseller list.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Cooking / Food

Plant Magic: A Celebration of Plant-Based Cooking for Everyone by Desiree Nielsen hit #5 on The Globe and Mail cooking / food bestseller list.

Sold: The Shadow and the Ghost to Jamsai Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Thai rights to The Shadow and the Ghost have been sold to Jamsai Publishing by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Your Unconscious Is Showing to Bookzone

International rights: Non-fiction. Romanian rights to Dr. Courtney Tracy’s Your Unconscious Is Showing: Take Control of Your Life with the 12 Steps of Consciousness, to Bookzone, in a pre-empt.

Sold: Your Unconscious Is Showing to RH Korea Co.

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to Dr. Courtney Tracy’s Your Unconscious Is Showing: Take Control of Your Life with the 12 Steps of Consciousness, to RH Korea Co.

Sold: Peter Miles Has To Die to Ballantine Bantam Dell

Fiction: Thriller. Katie Collom’s Peter Miles Has To Die, pitched for fans of Bad Sisters and Megan Miranda, about a group of three friends who used to be four and the one murder that will set everything right, exploring the allure of revenge when faced with the limits of justice and the lasting consequences of taking matters into your own hands, to Ballantine Bantam Dell, at auction, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Muted Volume 1 and Muted Volume 2 to Ten Speed Graphic

Fiction: Graphic Novel. Comic artist Miranda Mundt’s Muted Volume 1 and Muted Volume 2, from the webcomic of the same name, in which a young witch from a powerful New Orleans clan botches a traditional ritual, revealing terrifying truths and setting her on a journey of self-discovery, romance, and stepping into her power, to Ten Speed Graphic, in a two-book deal (North America).

Sold: The Oceanography of the Moon to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Finnish rights to The Oceanography of the Moon have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Heartache to G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Kelsi Jo Silva’s debut as author-illustrator, Heartache, which explores overcoming and surviving domestic abuse with the help of found family, while following a young witch who accidentally transforms her father into a literal monster and must partner with her nemesis-turned-friend (and potentially something more) to undo the curse before he can hurt anyone else, to G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers (North America).

Sold: Marvel: What If… Marc Spector Was Host to Venom? to Random House Worlds

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Author of Star Wars: Brotherhood and A Quantum Love Story Mike Chen’s Marvel: What If… Marc Spector Was Host to Venom? A Moon Knight & Venom Story, in which Marc Spector and Venom engage in a battle of wills in the next adventure of an epic multiversal series reimagining iconic Marvel origin stories, to Random House Worlds (World).

Sold: One True Loves to HKZ

International rights: Fiction. Slovenia rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to HKZ.

Sold: The Switch to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s The Switch, in which a woman is called to identify her husband’s body after he’s involved in a fatal car crash, but when she arrives his body wasn’t the one in the car; it’s a stranger and her husband is missing, to Dreamscape Media, in a four-book deal (World English).

New York Times Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction

Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars by Sam Maggs hit #11 on The New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Fiction

Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars by Sam Maggs hit #6 on The Globe and Mail fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Thrill Ride to Kensington Publishing

Fiction: Romance. Amy Ratcliffe’s Thrill Ride, the author’s adult rom-com debut, in which a one-time theme park designer, now freelance reporter, has to save her family’s theme park from a venture capitalist who has never so much as ridden a rollercoaster—and what happens when he starts to see how special the park, and the woman who loves it, happen to be, to Kensington Publishing, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: One Bad Mother to Simon Element

Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Rolling Stone journalist Ej Dickson’s One Bad Mother: In Praise of Psycho Housewives, Stage Parents, and Momfluencers, exploring the evolving concept of the bad mom through the lens of popular culture, tracing the trajectory of the trope from ancient Rome to Mommie Dearest, from Mormon momfluencers to The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and unpacking the sociological and cultural significance of the term, to Simon Element, in a pre-empt (World English).

Sold: Kid Musicians to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Audio rights to Kid Musicians: True Tales of Childhood from Entertainers, Songwriters, and Stars have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: A Most Peculiar Tale, Indeed to Mira Books

Fiction: Mystery/Crime. Bestselling author of The Witches of Moonshyne Manor Bianca Marais’ A Most Peculiar Tale, Indeed, pitched as Glass Onion meets the magical family equivalent of Succession, in which a world-renowned cryptologist finds herself at a castle at the center of a murder mystery connected to her own enigmatic past, a tale interspersed with riddles and puzzles that she and the reader must solve, to Mira Books (World English).

Sold: The Redacted Life of Cat Killeen to Lake Union Publishing

Fiction: General. Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author Jane Healey’s The Redacted Life of Cat Killeen, pitched as Our Woman in Moscow meets A Woman of Intelligence, when a young female Cold War code breaker comes under suspicion, her bosses put her in the field to ensnare her mysterious uncle and identify the last Russian spies responsible for stealing America’s atomic secrets, and clear her name in the process, to Lake Union Publishing (World).

Sold: Yours, Mine & Ours to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Food/Beverage. Canadian rights to Yours, Mine & Ours: Cocktails for Everyone have been sold to Penguin Canada by Ten Speed Press on behalf of author Kaitlyn Stewart and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Yours, Mine & Ours to Ten Speed Press

Non-fiction: Food/Beverage. Bartending champion Kaitlyn Stewart’s Yours, Mine & Ours: Cocktails for Everyone, a recipe book of cocktails including the classics, riffs on those classics, and nonalcoholic variations, to Ten Speed Press, at auction (World).

Sold: The Book of Jupiter to Kids Can Press

Fiction: Middle Grade. Robin Stevenson’s The Book of Jupiter, in which a 13-year-old’s brother goes missing from their isolated community where doubts and questions are forbidden, and she must risk everything to uncover the truth behind the self-appointed prophet’s message that they are all destined to one day return as stardust, to Kids Can Press (World English).

Sold: Drive Me Crazy to Venus Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, to Venus Publishing.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Romance. Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home, to Recorded Books, at auction, in a three-book deal (North America).

Sold: Drive Me Crazy and Drive Me Wild to Sperling & Kupfer

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy and Drive Me Wild, to Sperling & Kupfer, at auction, in a two-book deal.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home to Rosman

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home, to Rosman, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home to General Press

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home, to General Press, in a three-book deal.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy to Albatros Media

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, to Albatros Media.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy and Drive Me Wild to City Editions

International rights: Fiction. French rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy and Drive Me Wild, to City Editions, in a two-book deal.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home to Fischer Verlag

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home, to Fischer Verlag, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal.

Sold: Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home to Michael Joseph

International rights: Fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to Carly Robyn’s Drive Me Crazy, Drive Me Wild and Drive Me Home, to Michael Joseph, at auction, in a three-book deal.

Sold: The Sobriety Deck to Clarkson Potter

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships/Self-Help. Authors and hosts of the Recovery Rocks podcast Tawny Lara and Lisa Smith’s The Sobriety Deck: Simple Practices for a Booze-Free Lifestyle, a card deck that offers tools for support, guidance, and inspiration on people’s sobriety or sober-curious journey, to Clarkson Potter (World).

Sold: Date ‘Em Till You Hate ‘Em to Union Square & Co.

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships/Self-Help. Star of Netflix’s Jewish Matchmaking Aleeza Ben Shalom’s Date ‘Em Till You Hate ‘Em, filled with wisdom on how to hack your dating life and find lasting love, to Union Square & Co., at auction (World).

Sold: The Princess and the Grain of Rice to Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Picture Book. Tina Cho’s The Princess and the Grain of Rice, pitched as a Korean retelling of The Princess and the Pea fairy tale, illustrated by Honee Jang, to Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: Bear in the Air to Knopf Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Picture Book. Allison Wortche’s Bear in the Air, in which Bear is proud to have an adventure all by himself in a hot-air balloon-until he realizes he doesn’t know how to get down; now he needs to work up the courage to ask his friends for help, illustrated by Cat Min, to Knopf Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: The Minimalist-ish Journal to TarcherPerigee

Non-fiction: Lifestyle. Co-host of Sustain This podcast and creator of Minimalist-ish YouTube channel Christina Mychas’s The Minimalist-ish Journal, a workbook-style journal filled with guided prompts, gratitude-building activities, and reflections all centered around a yearlong Low Buy or No Buy Challenge where users will employ the Minimalist-ish Method and set goals targeting their spending, inventory, and wishful purchases, to TarcherPerigee (World English).

Sold: Tell Them You Lied to Hyperion Avenue

Fiction: Thriller. NYC art world veteran Laura Leffler’s Tell Them You Lied, about two artists’ tumultuous friendship that takes a dangerous turn when a prank goes wrong and one woman goes missing, to Hyperion Avenue (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Forever, Interrupted and Maybe in Another Life to OneHotBook

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Czech audio rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted and Maybe in Another Life, to OneHotBook.

Sold: They Will Tell You the World is Yours to Convergent

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships/Self-Help. Former deputy editor at The Magnolia Journal and ghostwriter Anna Mitchael’s They Will Tell You the World is Yours, a collection of moving vignettes that serve as an allegory for personal growth for women of all ages, to Convergent (World English).

Sold: The Rules as Written to Running Press Kids

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of The One True Me and You Remi K. England’s The Rules as Written, a queer romantic comedy in which two nerdy girls in rural Virginia find their characters falling for one another in a D&D game, only to discover those feelings have developed outside of their fantasy realm as well, to Running Press Kids (World English).

Sold: You Can Be an Activist to Kids Can Press

Non-fiction: Middle-grade. Illustrator Drew Shannon’s You Can Be an Activist: How to Use Your Strengths and Passions to Make a Difference, a step-by-step guide to getting started in activism and using your passions to make a difference, co-written by youth activist Charlene Rocha and Mary Beth Leatherdale, to Kids Can Press (World).

Sold: Sightseeing with Aliens to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Author of Hanging with Vampires and Chilling with Ghosts Insha Fitzpatrick’s next two books in A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural series, to Quirk Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: All Fired Up to Canary Street Press

Fiction: Romance. M.K. England’s All Fired Up, a rom-com debut in which two women, a professional fire-starter (AKA research scientist) and a second-generation firefighter collide when they try to stop their ill-fated social media influencer best friend from moving away, and find themselves falling for one another in the process, to Canary Street Press, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: A Quantum Love Story and Here and Now and Then to Azbooka-Atticus

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to A Quantum Love Story and Here and Now and Then have been sold to Azbooka-Atticus by Mira Books on behalf of author Mike Chen and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Forever, Interrupted, After I Do and Maybe in Another Life to Ullstein

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted, After I Do and Maybe in Another Life, to Ullstein, in a three-book deal.

Sold: One True Loves to Gummerus

International rights: Fiction. Finnish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Gummerus.

Sold: One True Loves and After I Do to Ambo Anthos

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves and After I Do, to Ambo Anthos.

Sold: Maybe in Another Life to Znanje/Vorto Palabra

International rights: Fiction. Croatian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Maybe in Another Life, to Znanje/Vorto Palabra.

Sold: You’ll Never Know I’m Here to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s You’ll Never Know I’m Here, when six book influencers take a weekend getaway to connect with their fellow creators, it’s meant to be a chance to relax, collaborate, and discuss all of the books they love, but from the start, something’s clearly amiss, to Dreamscape Media, in a four-book deal (World English).

Sold: Vampire Weekend to Sinan Publishing House

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Vampire Weekend have been sold to Sinan Publishing House by Mira Books on behalf of author Mike Chen and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Inkwell Chronicles: Operation Bungaree to WorthyKids

Fiction: Middle Grade. J.D. Peabody’s The Inkwell Chronicles: Operation Bungaree, the third book in the middle grade fantasy series that features magic ink, a secret society, and a boy who yearns to make his mark, to WorthyKids (World English).

Sold: The Ryogan Chronicles to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Erica Cameron’s The Ryogan Chronicles series, in which a young warrior must fight against impossible odds and dangerous magic to rescue her brother and save her community’s isolated island from dark forces, to Tantor Media, in a three-book deal (World English).

Taste Canada Award Winner: Good for Your Gut

Good for Your Gut: A Plant-Based Digestive Health Guide and Nourishing Recipes for Living Well by Desiree Nielsen won gold at the 2023 Taste Canada Awards in the Health or Special Diet Cookbooks category.

IACP Cookbook Award Winner: Good for Your Gut

Good for Your Gut: A Plant-Based Digestive Health Guide and Nourishing Recipes for Living Well by Desiree Nielsen is a 2023 IACP Cookbook Award Winner in the category of Health & Wellness.

Sold: Kid Olympians: Summer to Kim Dong Publishing House

International rights: Non-fiction. Vietnamese rights to Kid Olympians: Summer: True Tales of Childhood from Champions and Game Changers have been sold to Kim Dong Publishing House by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Porcupine and Cactus to CITIC Press

International rights: Fiction. Simplified Chinese rights to Porcupine and Cactus, A Prickly Pair have been sold to CITIC Press by Flamingo Books on behalf of author Katie Frawley, illustrator Alex Willmore, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Porcupine and Cactus to Scholastic Australia

International rights: Fiction. Australian and New Zealand rights to Porcupine and Cactus, A Prickly Pair have been sold to Scholastic Australia by Flamingo Books on behalf of author Katie Frawley, illustrator Alex Willmore, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: My Mother Cursed My Name to Atria Books

Fiction: General. Anamely Salgado Reyes’ My Mother Cursed My Name, an upmarket novel infused with magical realism about three generations of fiercely strong and endearingly stubborn Mexican-American women grappling with loss and grief while working to overcome generations’ worth of well-intentioned mistakes and learn the true definition of home, to Atria Books, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: One True Loves and Maybe in Another Life to Slovensky spisovatel

International rights: Fiction. Slovak rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves and Maybe in Another Life, to Slovensky spisovatel.

Sold: The Unmothers to Insignis Media

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to The Unmothers have been sold to Insignis Media by Quirk Books on behalf of author Leslie J. Anderson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unmothers to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Horror. Audio rights to The Unmothers have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Quirk Books on behalf of author Leslie J. Anderson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unmothers to Quirk Books

Fiction: Horror. Leslie J. Anderson’s debut The Unmothers, pitched for fans of The Only Good Indians and The School for Good Mothers, in which a cynical journalist is sent to a small town to investigate a story about a horse that gave birth to a human baby and is pulled into an insular community of horse breeders and the dark secret at the heart of it, to Quirk Books (World).

Sold: Prickly Company to Lake Union Publishing

Fiction: General. Author of Five Winters Margaret Johnson writing as Kitty Johnson’s Prickly Company, pitched as for fans of Remarkably Bright Creatures, following the interconnected lives of five English families who come together for a community project to save the hedgehogs who call their cul-de-sac—and all the secrets behind the closed doors—home, and Closest Kept, about falling in love with the right people at the wrong time, to Lake Union Publishing, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Your Unconscious Is Showing to St. Martin’s Essentials

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships/Self-Help. Psychotherapist and clinical entrepreneur-turned-accidental influencer Dr. Courtney Tracy’s Your Unconscious Is Showing: Take Control of Your Life with the 12 Steps of Consciousness, a foundational breakdown of how the unconscious (not subconscious) drives human behavior, offering readers the truth about their bodies, brains, and minds and a guide to living a more conscious life through a combination of personal anecdotes, client stories, and easy-to-understand scientific research, to St. Martin’s Essentials, at auction (North America).

Sold: This Used to Be Us to The Dial Press

Fiction: General. USA TODAY bestselling author of Before We Were Strangers and Wish You Were Here Renée Carlino’s This Used to Be Us, a marriage novel for the modern book club that follows the dual perspectives of a man and woman from their early loved-filled years through their divorce after twenty-two years together to ask, How can you grow to hate the person you love most?, to The Dial Press (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Penguin Random House Spain

International rights: Fiction. Catalan rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Penguin Random House Spain.

Sold: Edenville to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Sam Rebelein’s Edenville, to Eksmo, at auction.

Sold: Summertime Punchline to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Betty Corrello’s Summertime Punchline, to Eksmo.

Sold: Summertime Punchline to Avon Books

Fiction: Romance. Comedian Betty Corrello’s Summertime Punchline, a second-chance romantic comedy pitched as HBO’s Hacks meets Book Lovers, in which an up-and-coming comedian temporarily moves back to her Jersey Shore hometown to revamp her material—until an old flame shows up and changes everything, to Avon Books (World English).

Sold: The Hockey Jersey to Scotiabank

Fiction: Picture Book. Founder and executive director of the Festival of Literary Diversity Jael Richardson and Eva Perron’s The Hockey Jersey, in which a girl realizes something unique about the game of hockey as her biggest fans cheer on, illustrated by Chelsea Charles, to Scotiabank (World).

Sold: Mechanic Shop Femme’s Guide to Car Ownership to Little, Brown Spark

Non-fiction: General. Queer automotive educator and social media influencer “Mechanic Shop Femme” Chaya Milchtein’s Mechanic Shop Femme’s Guide to Car Ownership: Uncomplicating Cars for All of Us, a guide to car ownership and maintenance, to Little, Brown Spark, in a pre-empt (North America).

Sold: Seeker of Truth to Little Bee Books

Non-fiction: Picture Book. Srividhya Venkat’s Seeker of Truth: Kailash Satyarthi’s Fight to End Child Labor, about 2014 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s lifelong mission to end child labor around the world, illustrated by Danica da Silva Pereira, to Little Bee Books (World).

Sold: I Didn’t Sign Up for This to Beijing Science and Technology Publishing Co.

International rights: Non-fiction. Chinese rights to Dr. Tracy Dalgleish PhD’s I Didn’t Sign Up for This: A Couples Therapist Shares Real-Life Stories of Breaking Patterns and Finding Joy in Relationships…Including Her Own, to Beijing Science and Technology Publishing Co., at auction.

Sold: Girls with Bright Futures to Nebo Booklab Publishing House

International rights: Fiction. Ukrainian rights to Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s Girls with Bright Futures, to Nebo Booklab Publishing House.

Sold: Cursed Boys and Broken Hearts to Editora Globo

International rights: Fiction. Brazilian rights to Cursed Boys and Broken Hearts have been sold to Editora Globo by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Your Lonely Nights Are Over to Editora Globo

International rights: Fiction. Brazilian rights to Adam Sass’ Your Lonely Nights Are Over, to Editora Globo.

Sold: Your Lonely Nights Are Over to Wydawnictwo Kobiece

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to Adam Sass’ Your Lonely Nights Are Over, to Wydawnictwo Kobiece.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Iztok-Zapad

International rights: Fiction. Bulgarian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Iztok-Zapad by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Rahva Raamat

International rights: Fiction. Estonian rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Rahva Raamat by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Becoming Mrs. Abbott to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s Becoming Mrs. Abbott, when a member of their quiet community is brutally murdered, the Abbotts find themselves prime suspects of the crime, to Dreamscape Media, in a ten-book deal (World English).

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Cooking / Food

Super Tonics: 75 Adaptogen-Packed Recipes for Sleep, Beauty, and Wellness by Meredith Youngson hit #5 on The Globe and Mail cooking / food bestseller list.

Sold: All Our Ordinary Stories to Arsenal Pulp Press

Non-fiction: Graphic Novel. Author of Dear Scarlet which was a finalist for the W.O. Mitchell Book Prize and longlisted for CBC Canada Reads Teresa Wong’s All Our Ordinary Stories: A Multigenerational Family Odyssey, about the legacies of upheaval, a longing for family, and the many barriers children of immigrants face in connecting with their parents, to Arsenal Pulp Press (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Porcupine and Cactus to Flamingo Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Lighthouse and the Little Boat author Katie Frawley’s Porcupine and Cactus, A Prickly Pair, in which an enthusiastic porcupine tries to befriend a cactus, despite the cactus’s prickly demeanor, illustrated by Shrewsbury Bookfest and FCBG award recipient Alex Willmore, to Flamingo Books (World).

Sold: Releasing the Mother Load to DGV Digital Production SRL

International rights: Non-fiction. Romanian rights to Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More have been sold to DGV Digital Production SRL by Sounds True on behalf of author Erica Djossa and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Millie Fleur’s Poison Garden to Yakaboo Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Ukrainian rights to Millie Fleur’s Poison Garden have been sold to Yakaboo Publishing by Scholastic on behalf of author/illustrator Christy Mandin and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Who Was Raised to Be the Queen of France?: Marie Antoinette to Penguin Workshop

Non-fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Bones Leopard’s Who Was Raised to Be the Queen of France?: Marie Antoinette, a Who HQ graphic novel following young Marie Antoinette in her journey to become fit for the French throne, illustrated by Robin Richardson, to Penguin Workshop (World).

Sold: Who Was Accused in the Salem Witch Trials?: Tituba to Penguin Workshop

Non-fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Insha Fitzpatrick’s Who Was Accused in the Salem Witch Trials?: Tituba, a Who HQ graphic novel that tells the story of the Salem witch trials through the eyes of one of the first women to be accused of witchcraft, illustrated by Rowan MacColl, to Penguin Workshop (World).

Sold: Let Them Play to Beacon Press

Non-fiction: Sports. Sports LGBTQ+ advocate and former professional hockey player Harrison Browne and investigative journalist Rachel Browne’s Let Them Play, centering trans and nonbinary voices to debunk myths around the increasingly volatile debate about the participation of gender diverse athletes while advocating for the inclusion of trans athletes across all levels of sport, to Beacon Press (North America).

Sold: Sundiata to Feiwel & Friends

Fiction: Young Adult. Contributor to LEVEL, MTV News, and Oprah Daily and author of the memoir Forever for the Culture Steven Underwood’s Sundiata, pitched as a retelling of the true story of the first king of Mali, to Feiwel & Friends (World).

Sold: Releasing the Mother Load to Appetite by Random House

Non-fiction: Parenting. Psychotherapist, podcaster, and creator of @happyasamother Erica Djossa’s Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More, taking readers on a journey to shed the societal norms and pressures about motherhood that contribute to the invisible load they carry, and providing the necessary tools for mothers to assess the loads they carry and create emotional and psychological space for themselves, to Appetite by Random House (Canada).

Sold: Releasing the Mother Load to Sounds True

Non-fiction: Parenting. Psychotherapist, podcaster, and creator of @happyasamother Erica Djossa’s Releasing the Mother Load: How to Carry Less and Enjoy Motherhood More, taking readers on a journey to shed the societal norms and pressures about motherhood that contribute to the invisible load they carry, and providing the necessary tools for mothers to assess the loads they carry and create emotional and psychological space for themselves, to Sounds True (World excl. Canada).

Sold: So Witches We Became to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Young Adult. Jill Baguchinsky’s So Witches We Became, a queer feminist YA horror novel pitched as The Wicked Deep meets Stephen King’s The Mist, in which an out-of-control curse traps a group of friends on a barrier island, forcing them to harness the shared power of their traumatic secrets or risk being devoured, to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: Millie Fleur’s Poison Garden to Scholastic

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Christy Mandin’s Millie Fleur’s Poison Garden, in which the mundane town of Garden Glen is flabbergasted when Millie Fleur moves to town and plants a peculiar garden, to Scholastic, at auction, in a two-book deal (World, excl. audio).

Sold: Wait for Dark to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Domestic Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s Wait for Dark, in which a group of women are determined to build a future detached from the dirty deeds in their pasts, but when a mysterious opportunity arrives from a rich stranger who knows too much, with an offer they can’t refuse, everything changes, pitched for fans of Mary Kubica and Rachel Hawkins, to Dreamscape Media, in a four-book deal (World English).

Sold: The Light in My Bunny to Beaming Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator and Art Director at Baros Animation Luna Vargas’ The Light in My Bunny, in which a girl processes the loss of her beloved magical bunny by discovering where his light goes when he’s gone, to Beaming Books (North America, excl. audio).

Sold: Grown with Love to Margaret K. McElderry Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Valeria Wicker’s Grown with Love, in which a boy who grafts magical plants must find a botanical solution to help his lonely elderly neighbor who can’t seem to grow anything, to Margaret K. McElderry Books (World).

Sold: In The Groves to Penguin Workshop

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Andrea Cruz Floren’s debut In The Groves, about a girl who visits her abuelo at work in California’s orange groves and gets a firsthand glimpse at the place that has inspired many of her family’s legendary tall tales, to Penguin Workshop, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Huck and Loona to Beaming Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Author of The Whatifs Emily Kilgore’s Huck and Loona, in which two unlikely friends—a bear and a loon—learn to get along even though they have different perspectives on the world, illustrated by Florence Weiser, to Beaming Books (World, excl. audio).

Sold: Are We There Yet? to Orca Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Maria Birmingham’s Are We There Yet?: How Humans Find Their Way, examining the evolution of how humans navigate the world, illustrated by Drew Shannon, to Orca Books (World).

Sold: How I Know White People Are Crazy to Hachette Go

Non-fiction: Memoir. Clinical psychologist and therapist Dr. Jonathan Mathias Lassiter’s How I Know White People Are Crazy, a memoir of growing up poor, gay, and Black, navigating the systemically racist field of psychology, sharing lessons about how anti-Blackness harms mental health and the connection between mental and political liberation, to Hachette Go, at auction (World).

Sold: Sashiko’s Stitches to WorthyKids

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Sanae Ishida’s Sashiko’s Stitches, in which a girl with very big feelings finds a creative outlet when her mother reminds her of her namesake and the history of sashiko, the Japanese practice of mending clothes through decorative embroidery, to WorthyKids (World).

Sold: Brown Girl in the Snow to Greystone Kids

Fiction: Picture Book. Yolanda T. Marshall’s Brown Girl in the Snow, the story of a new immigrant child who learns how to garden in a colder climate and realizes, with the appropriate support, that for everything there is a season, and like her plants, she will adapt and grow…even when it snows, illustrated by Marianne Ferrer, to Greystone Kids (World).

Sold: Everything but Typical to Bloomsbury Children’s Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Non-fiction editor at Hugo Award-winning FIYAH literary magazine Margeaux Weston’s Everything but Typical, which highlights the lives of a diverse group of influential people who happen to be neurodivergent, including Simone Biles, Armani Williams, Greta Thunberg, Octavia Butler, and more, to Bloomsbury Children’s Books, at auction (World).

Sold: Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X: The Fatal Friendship to Christy Ottaviano Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Johnny Smith and Randy Roberts’ Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X: The Fatal Friendship, Margeaux Weston’s young readers adaptation of Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X, which is the basis of the Netflix documentary Blood Brothers, to Christy Ottaviano Books (World).

Sold: Funny You Should Say That to HarperCollins Canada

Non-fiction: Humor. Author of Teaching: It’s Harder Than It Looks, comedian, and actor Gerry Dee’s Funny You Should Say That, in which the author shares the funniest stories from his life and career in a collection of humorous essays, to HarperCollins Canada, in a pre-empt (World English).

Sold: Slice of Mallow to Andrews McMeel

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Author/illustrator Adam Foreman’s Slice of Mallow, a series based on the webcomic of the same name, about an excitable but pessimistic marshmallow who has adorable slice-of-life adventures with his friends Pizza, Doughnut, Potato, and Ghost, to Andrews McMeel, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Reproductive Rites to Running Press

Non-fiction: History. Contributor to Allure, GQ, Vice, and author of Weed Witch Sophie Saint Thomas’ Reproductive Rites: The Real-Life Witches and Witch-Hunts in the Centuries-Long Fight for Abortion, a history of witchcraft, reproductive rights, and how witch hunts and the fight for bodily autonomy are intertwined, to Running Press (World English).

Sold: Kid Olympians: Summer to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Audio rights to Kid Olympians: Summer: True Tales of Childhood from Champions and Game Changers have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Olympians to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Stonewall Honoree and author of Kid Trailblazers and Kid Activists Robin Stevenson’s Kid Olympians: Summer: True Tales of Childhood from Champions and Game Changers, the next book in the illustrated Kid Legends series, featuring the inspiring and relatable childhood stories of Summer Olympians from all walks of life around the globe, to Quirk Books, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: Frankenstein to Feiwel & Friends

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of The Wicker King and Darling K. Ancrum’s untitled retelling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, pitched as a love letter to the consequences of necromancy, to Feiwel & Friends (World).

Sold: A Quiet Retreat to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s A Quiet Retreat, when five writers discover the sinister history of the retreat they’re attending, the allure of solving a decades old mystery piques their interest and their past comes back to haunt them, to Dreamscape Media, in a three-book deal (World English).

New York Times Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction

Star Wars: Brotherhood by Mike Chen hit #11 on The New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list.

USA TODAY Bestsellers: Top 150

Star Wars: Brotherhood by Mike Chen hit the USA TODAY top 150 bestseller list.

Sold: Glamour Witch to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Spirituality. Sophie Saint Thomas’ Glamour Witch: Conjuring Style and Grace to Get What You Want, an investigation into the art of glamour, from beauty to body modification, with glamour magick rituals, to Tantor Media (World English).

Sold: Forever, Interrupted and Maybe in Another Life to Dobrovsky

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted and Maybe in Another Life, to Dobrovsky.

Sold: After I Do and Maybe in Another Life to Bookmark

International rights: Fiction. Swedish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s After I Do and Maybe in Another Life, to Bookmark.

Sold: The Trauma Beat to Shanghai Press

International rights: Non-fiction. Simplified Chinese rights to The Trauma Beat: A Case for Re-thinking the Business of Bad News have been sold to Shanghai Press by ECW Press on behalf of author Tamara Cherry and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Trauma Beat to The Commercial Press

International rights: Non-fiction. Complex Chinese rights to The Trauma Beat: A Case for Re-thinking the Business of Bad News have been sold to The Commercial Press by ECW Press on behalf of author Tamara Cherry and P.S. Literary.

Sold: One True Loves to Locus Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Bulgarian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Locus Publishing.

Sold: One True Loves to Penguin Random House Portugal

International rights: Fiction. Portuguese rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Penguin Random House Portugal.

Sold: One True Loves to Editions Leduc

International rights: Fiction. French rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Editions Leduc.

Sold: One True Loves to Konyvmolykepzo

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Konyvmolykepzo.

Sold: One True Loves to Poznanskie

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Poznanskie.

Sold: I Didn’t Sign Up for This to Podium Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Couples therapist and Instagram relationship expert Dr. Tracy Dalgleish PhD’s I Didn’t Sign Up for This: A Couples Therapist Shares Real-Life Stories of Breaking Patterns and Finding Joy in Relationships…Including Her Own, following the stories of six romantic partnerships, including the author’s own marriage, offering evidence-based frameworks that can improve people’s love lives and lead them to have more connected and authentic lives, to Podium Audio, at auction (World English).

Sold: Rise of the Red Hand and Fall of the Iron Gods to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Rise of the Red Hand and Fall of the Iron Gods have been sold to Recorded Books by Erewhon on behalf of author Olivia Chadha and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to MiMO Studios

Television rights: Author/illustrator Cat Min’s Shy Willow, the story of an introverted bunny living in a mailbox, optioned to MiMO Studios.

Sold: Forever for the Culture to Beacon Press

Non-fiction: Memoir. Contributor to LEVEL, MTV News, and Oprah Daily Steven Underwood’s Forever for the Culture: Notes from the New Black Digital Arts Renaissance, a combination of personal essays and social commentary on the digital arts movement that Black culture has been shaping for over a decade, to Beacon Press (World).

Sold: The Restaurant at the Edge of the World to Faber

International rights: Fiction. Oliver Gerlach’s The Restaurant at the Edge of the World, a YA graphic novel that tells the story of a cook in a fantasy world who discovers her boss’s villainous grip over her beloved town and decides it’s time to dismantle his power through a magical cooking competition, illustrated by Kelsi Jo Silva, to Faber (World excl. North America, excl. audio).

Sold: Off Menu to Yellow Jacket

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Oliver Gerlach’s Off Menu, a YA graphic novel that tells the story of Soup, a cook in a fantasy world who discovers her boss’s villainous grip over her beloved town and decides it’s time to dismantle his power through a magical cooking competition, illustrated by Kelsi Jo Silva, to Yellow Jacket (North America, excl. audio).

Sold: Have You Seen This Girl? to HarperTeen

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken and Lambda Literary Writer’s Retreat fellow Nita Tyndall’s Have You Seen This Girl?, a thriller about a North Carolina teen whose father is a notorious imprisoned serial killer, and when another girl is murdered, and signs point to the girl they love being next, they’ll have to confront their father as well as the ghosts that haunt them, to HarperTeen (World English).

Sold: The Trauma Beat to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: True Crime. Audio rights to The Trauma Beat: A Case for Re-thinking the Business of Bad News have been sold to Tantor Media by ECW Press on behalf of author Tamara Cherry and P.S. Literary.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Fiction

The Witches of Moonshyne Manor by Bianca Marais hit #2 on The Globe and Mail fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Who Was the First Man on the Moon?: Neil Armstrong to Bookchain LLC

International rights: Non-fiction. Mongolian rights to Who Was the First Man on the Moon?: Neil Armstrong have been sold to Bookchain LLC by Penguin Workshop on behalf of author Nathan Page, illustrator Drew Shannon, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: If You’re Reading This… to S.Simson

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to Kiersten Modglin’s If You’re Reading This…, to S.Simson.

Sold: Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places to Yakamoz

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places have been sold to Yakamoz by Two Lions on behalf of author Katie Frawley and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Konyvmolykepzo

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Konyvmolykepzo.

Sold: Five Winters to Kossuth

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Kitty Johnson’s Five Winters, to Kossuth.

Sold: Five Winters to Ersen

International rights: Fiction. Estonian rights to Kitty Johnson’s Five Winters, to Ersen.

Sold: Five Winters to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Kitty Johnson’s Five Winters, to Eksmo.

Sold: The Witches of Moonshyne Manor to Sumo Publishing House

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Bianca Marais’ The Witches of Moonshyne Manor, to Sumo Publishing House.

Sold: The Witches of Moonshyne Manor to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Bianca Marais’ The Witches of Moonshyne Manor, to Eksmo, at auction.

Sold: Icarus to HarperTeen

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of Darling K. Ancrum’s Icarus, a reimagining of the classic myth pitched as The Goldfinch meets Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe in which a teen cat burglar carries out his father’s mission of stealing works of art from a local wealthy man, to replace them with intricate, perfect replicas… until he’s caught by another boy his age imprisoned in the rich neighbor’s home, to HarperTeen, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Goodnight from Paris to Euromedia

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Goodnight from Paris have been sold to Euromedia by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Jane Healey and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Swedish rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Finnish rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Oceanography of the Moon to 1980 Books

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to The Oceanography of the Moon have been sold to 1980 Books by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to 1980 Books

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to 1980 Books by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars to Del Rey

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Sam Maggs’ Star Wars Jedi: Battle Scars, in which Order 66 survivor Cal Kestis leads the Mantis crew on an adventure set between the critically-acclaimed Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, to Del Rey (World).

Sold: The Shadow and the Ghost to Levine Querido

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Cat Min’s The Shadow and the Ghost, a tale about the unlikely friendship between a shadow and a ghost, to Levine Querido (World).

Sold: Danny Loves Pasta to DK

Non-fiction: Cooking. The pasta maker of TikTok and creator of @DannyLovesPasta Danny Freeman’s Danny Loves Pasta: 75+ fun and colorful pasta shapes, patterns, sauces, and more, sharing the recipes, tips, and tricks for his colorful and inventive pasta shapes, tastes, and styles, to DK, at auction (World).

Sold: On the Wrong Side to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Non-fiction: General. Sociologist and public advocate for violence survivors Dr. Nicole Bedera’s On the Wrong Side: How Universities Protect Perpetrators and Betray Survivors of Sexual Violence, an analysis of sexual assault on campus, to Recorded Books (North America).

Sold: On the Wrong Side to University of California Press

Non-fiction: General. Sociologist and public advocate for violence survivors Dr. Nicole Bedera’s On the Wrong Side: How Universities Protect Perpetrators and Betray Survivors of Sexual Violence, an analysis of sexual assault on campus, to University of California Press, at auction (North America, excl. audio).

Sold: Closely Knit to Andrews McMeel

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Illustrator and animator Mariana DiMercurio’s Closely Knit, in which a septuagenarian must overcome carnivorous giant baby spiders, ancient booby-trapped ruins, and the burden of being an unlikely hero to take back the castle seat, to Andrews McMeel (World English).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Palitra L Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Georgian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Palitra L Publishing.

Sold: One True Loves to PT Gramedia

International rights: Fiction. Indonesian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to PT Gramedia.

Sold: Plant Magic to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Cooking. Gusto TV host and bestselling author Desiree Nielsen RD’s Plant Magic: A Celebration of Plant-Based Cooking for Everyone, from vegans to omnivores, to Penguin Canada (World).

Writers’ Trust Prize Winner: China Unbound

China Unbound: A New World Disorder by Joanna Chiu won the 2022 Writers’ Trust Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Qanun

International rights: Fiction. Azerbaijani rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Qanun.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to PT Gramedia

International rights: Fiction. Indonesian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to PT Gramedia.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Futami Shobo

International rights: Fiction. Japanese rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Futami Shobo.

Colorado Book Award Winner: Rise of the Red Hand

Rise of the Red Hand by Olivia Chadha won the 2022 Colorado Book Award for Young Adult Literature.

Sold: Nightmare Fuel to Ithaki

International rights: Non-fiction. Turkish rights to Nightmare Fuel: The Science of Horror Films have been sold to Ithaki by Nightfire on behalf of author Nina Nesseth and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Nightmare Fuel to Filmart-Sha Co;Ltd

International rights: Non-fiction. Japanese rights to Nightmare Fuel: The Science of Horror Films have been sold to Filmart-Sha Co;Ltd by Nightfire on behalf of author Nina Nesseth and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Spy and I to Berkley

Fiction: Romance. Tiana Smith’s The Spy and I, an action-packed rom-com about a case of mistaken identity, when the heroine is confused for her super spy sister and must work with a hot and mysterious covert operative to save the day, to Berkley, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: The Perfect Mother to Bookouture / Hachette

Fiction: Thriller. Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author of the Adler & Dwyer thriller series Matthew Farrell’s The Perfect Mother, pitched as The Chain meets Find Her, when a woman picks up a FaceTime call from an unknown caller, the ominous voice on the other end reveals her worst fears: someone has kidnapped her daughter, and they know all her secrets, to Bookouture / Hachette, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Your Lonely Nights Are Over to Viking Children’s Books

Fiction: Young Adult. The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers author Adam Sass’ Your Lonely Nights Are Over, pitched as Scream meets Clueless, in which two gay teen BFFs find their friendship tested when one of them is accused of being the mysterious killer who has been stalking their school’s queer club, to Viking Children’s Books (North America).

Sold: Sunshine Nails to Simon & Schuster Canada

Fiction: General. Canadian rights to Sunshine Nails have been sold to Simon & Schuster Canada by Atria Books on behalf of author Mai Nguyen and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Sunshine Nails to Atria Books

Fiction: General. National Magazine Award-nominated journalist and copywriter Mai Nguyen’s Sunshine Nails, set in a gentrifying neighborhood in Toronto, following a Vietnamese family whose no-frills nail salon is threatened by the arrival of a new “Starbucks of Nails” salon, and as they devise a series of ill-conceived plans, they risk losing not only their business but also the family ties keeping them together, to Atria Books, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: Dry Humping to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Audio rights to Dry Humping: A Guide to Dating, Relating, and Hooking Up Without the Booze have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Quirk Books on behalf of author Tawny Lara and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Edenville and The Poorly Made and Other Things to Titan Books

International rights: Fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to Sam Rebelein’s Edenville and The Poorly Made and Other Things, to Titan Books.

Sold: The Inkwell Chronicles: The Ink of Elspet to Hodder & Stoughton

International rights: Fiction. UK rights to The Inkwell Chronicles: The Ink of Elspet have been sold to Hodder & Stoughton by WorthyKids on behalf of author J.D. Peabody and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Inkwell Chronicles: The Ink of Elspet to WorthyKids

Fiction: Middle Grade. J.D. Peabody’s debut fantasy The Inkwell Chronicles: The Ink of Elspet, featuring magic ink, a secret society, and a boy who yearns to make his mark, to WorthyKids, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Hanging with Vampires to Siruela

International rights: Non-fiction. Spanish rights to Hanging with Vampires: A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural have been sold to Siruela by Quirk Books on behalf of author Insha Fitzpatrick and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Hanging with Vampires to Moscabianca

International rights: Non-fiction. Italian rights to Hanging with Vampires: A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural have been sold to Moscabianca by Quirk Books on behalf of author Insha Fitzpatrick and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Hanging with Vampires to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Insha Fitzpatrick’s Hanging with Vampires, the first in the A Totally Factual Field Guide to the Supernatural series, a humorous exploration of the myths and legends that haunt our imaginations and shape our world, to Quirk Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Dry Humping to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Contributor to Playboy, Men’s Health, HuffPost, and co-host of the Recovery Rocks podcast Tawny Lara’s Dry Humping: A Guide to Dating, Relating, and Hooking Up Without the Booze, a how-to guide on navigating relationships, dating, and sexuality while living a sober or sober-curious life, to Quirk Books (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to OneHotBook

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Czech audio rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to OneHotBook.

Sold: Dust to Wednesday Books

Fiction: Young Adult. Philip K. Dick Award-winning author Alison Stine’s Dust, about a partially deaf girl in a strict, reclusive family who meets someone else in the Deaf community for the first time, finding connection amidst a land ravaged by climate change, and when a second Dust Bowl of apocalyptic proportions approaches, she and the boy who has begun to secretly teach her sign language must convince their skeptical rural community to flee to safety, to Wednesday Books (World English).

Sold: Lone to Wonderbound

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Illustrator and cartoonist Angie Hewitt’s Lone, the story of a soon-to-be eighth grader who makes a disturbing discovery on the last day of summer: the lake her town is named for has disappeared—as in vanished, along with everyone’s remembrance of it having ever existed; with her best friend’s help, she investigates the mystery of the disappearing everything, because more than just the lake has vanished, and she worries whether she is the cause of these mass disappearances, illustrated by Angie Hewitt, to Wonderbound (World).

Sold: The Book of Sandwiches to Appetite by Random House

Non-fiction: Cooking. Food stylist and CTV’s Your Morning on-air culinary expert Jason Skrobar’s The Book of Sandwiches: Delicious to the Last Bite: Recipes for Every Sandwich Lover, a master class on flavor combinations and elevated sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert, to Appetite by Random House (World).

Sold: I Didn’t Sign Up for This to PESI Publishing

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Couples therapist and Instagram relationship expert Dr. Tracy Dalgleish PhD’s I Didn’t Sign Up for This: A Couples Therapist Shares Real-Life Stories of Breaking Patterns and Finding Joy in Relationships…Including Her Own, following the stories of six romantic partnerships, including the author’s own marriage, offering evidence-based frameworks that can improve people’s love lives and lead them to have more connected and authentic lives, to PESI Publishing (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: The Greedy Three to Podium Publishing

Fiction: Thriller. Bestselling author of River Bodies Karen Katchur’s The Greedy Three, in which a kidnapping scheme goes sideways when the inexperienced kidnapper, a young girl with a baby, and a lonely old woman become trapped in a remote cabin with a bag full of money, while a crime syndicate and the cops close in, pitched as Mare of Easttown meets Fargo, to Podium Publishing (World English).

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Editions Leduc

International rights: Fiction. French rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Editions Leduc by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Verbena

International rights: Fiction. Norwegian rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Verbena by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Muza

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Muza by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Oceanography of the Moon to Quinta Essência

International rights: Fiction. Portuguese rights to The Oceanography of the Moon have been sold to Quinta Essência by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Witches of Moonshyne Manor to Mira Books

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Host of the podcast The Sh*t No One Tells You About Writing and creative writing instructor Bianca Marais’ fantasy debut The Witches of Moonshyne Manor, pitched as Practical Magic meets The Golden Girls, about a coven of modern-day octogenarian witches who, in order to save their enchanted manor and one of their sisters from evils both human and magical, form an unlikely friendship with a spunky, 15-year-old TikToker eager to smash the patriarchy, in a story that will make you wonder why were we taught to fear the witches, and not the men who burned them, to Mira Books (World English).

Sold: Bug Boys: Adventures and Daydreams to Random House Graphic

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Laura Knetzger’s Bug Boys: Adventures and Daydreams, the third book in the Bug Boys series, featuring all-new stories of best friends Stag-B and Rhino-B, to Random House Graphic (World).

New York Times Bestsellers: Young Adult Hardcover

All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson hit #8 on The New York Times young adult hardcover bestseller list.

Sold: The Song of Us to Katherine Tegen Books

Fiction: Middle Grade. Kate Fussner’s The Song of Us, pitched as a queer retelling of Orpheus and Eurydice in verse, in which two middle school girls learn to love each other and themselves as they fight not to lose one another, to Katherine Tegen Books, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Edenville and The Poorly Made and Other Things to William Morrow

Fiction: Horror. Goddard College Creative Writing MFA graduate Sam Rebelein’s debut Edenville and short story collection The Poorly Made and Other Things, which explores the strange urban legends surrounding the fictional Renfield county in the aftermath of an inexplicable massacre and the ways in which madness can consume everything in its path, to William Morrow, at auction, in a two-book deal (North America).

Sold: How Could You to Oni Press

Fiction: Graphic Novel. Lesbian comic artist Ren Strapp’s How Could You, in which a group of college women must navigate platonic and romantic love through heartbreak, matchmaking, and a semester abroad, to Oni Press (World).

Sold: Tell Me the Truth to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s Tell Me the Truth, when a woman suspects her husband is having an affair, her investigation into his mistress soon leads her down a dangerous path of obsession and terrifying secrets, to Dreamscape Media, at auction, in a four-book deal (World English).

Sold: Five Winters to Lake Union Publishing

Fiction: General. Margaret Johnson writing as Kitty Johnson’s Five Winters, pitched as One Day meets Always, in December, following a woman who wants two things in life (the unavailable man she loves and a child) over the course of five successive Christmases as each reveal themselves in complicated ways, to Lake Union Publishing (World English).

Sold: One True Loves to Yabanci

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Yabanci.

Sold: Fight, Magic, Items to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Audio rights to Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West have been sold to Tantor Media by Running Press on behalf of author Aidan Moher and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Fight, Magic, Items to Yatkhayloon

International rights: Non-fiction. Arabic rights to Aidan Moher’s Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West, to Yatkhayloon.

Sold: Fight, Magic, Items to Eksmo

International rights: Non-fiction. Russian rights to Aidan Moher’s Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West, to Eksmo.

Sold: The Lucky Ones and Our Little Secret to OrangeSky Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s The Lucky Ones and Our Little Secret, to OrangeSky Audio, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: The Montague Twins: The Devil’s Music to Les Editions de la Pasteque

International rights: Fiction. French rights to The Montague Twins: The Devil’s Music have been sold to Les Editions de la Pasteque by Knopf Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Nathan Page, illustrator Drew Shannon, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Montague Twins: The Witch’s Hand to Les Editions de la Pasteque

International rights: Fiction. French rights to The Montague Twins: The Witch’s Hand have been sold to Les Editions de la Pasteque by Knopf Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Nathan Page, illustrator Drew Shannon, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Fight, Magic, Items to Running Press

Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Hugo Award-winner and contributor to Wired, Kotaku, and Electronic Gaming Monthly Aidan Moher’s Fight, Magic, Items: The History of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and the Rise of Japanese RPGs in the West, an exploration of the history of Japanese role-playing games through essays and personal interviews, and how their stories have transformed pop culture and won the hearts of gamers worldwide, to Running Press (World English).

Sold: My Husband’s Secret and The Perfect Getaway to Podium Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s My Husband’s Secret and The Perfect Getaway, to Podium Audio, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Today I Am to Scholastic Canada

Fiction: Young Adult. Jael Richardson ed.’s Today I Am: 10 Stories of Belonging, in our bodies and where we live, featuring Chad Lucas, Danny Ramadan, Brandon Wint, Liselle Sambury, Rosena Fung, Angela Misri, Marty Chan, Michael Hutchinson, and Mahtab Narsimhan, to Scholastic Canada (World).

Sold: Weed Witch to Running Press

Non-fiction: Lifestyle. Author of Finding Your Higher Self and Sex Witch Sophie Saint Thomas’ Weed Witch: The Essential Guide to Cannabis for Magic and Wellness, a witch’s guide to all things cannabis: spells and rituals using weed, consuming cannabis to enhance tarot and other magical practices, incorporating CBD into a wellness routine, and much more, to Running Press (World).

Sold: Goodnight from Paris to Lake Union Publishing

Fiction: General. Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author Jane Healey’s Goodnight from Paris, based on the true story of Drue Leyton, a 1930s B-list actress who left Hollywood for her French husband during World War II and performed radio reports on the war for American listeners, but was then imprisoned in a zoo outside Paris with several hundred American women, to Lake Union Publishing (World).

Sold: Queer History A-Z to Kids Can Press

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Stonewall Honoree Robin Stevenson’s Queer History A-Z: 100 Years of LGBTQ+ Activism, covering key people, places, and events that have shaped queer history in North America over the past century, with a focus on the theme of activism, illustrated by Vivian Rosas, to Kids Can Press (World).

Sold: Women Are The Fiercest Creatures to Sinan Publishing House

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Andrea Dunlop’s Women Are The Fiercest Creatures, to Sinan Publishing House.

Sold: Women Are The Fiercest Creatures to Palatium

International rights: Fiction. Danish rights to Andrea Dunlop’s Women Are The Fiercest Creatures, to Palatium.

Sold: Women Are The Fiercest Creatures to Zibby Books

Fiction: General. Author of We Came Here to Forget Andrea Dunlop’s Women Are The Fiercest Creatures, a novel set in Seattle’s rarefied and fast-growing tech world, about the ex-wife and ex-lover of a magnetic tech mogul who fight to reclaim what’s theirs in the run-up to his wildly successful social media company going public, to Zibby Books (North America).

Sold: Bigfoot and Nessie: The Art of Getting Noticed to Scholastic Australia

International rights: Fiction. Australian and New Zealand rights to Bigfoot and Nessie: The Art of Getting Noticed have been sold to Scholastic Australia by Penguin Workshop on behalf of author Chelsea M. Campbell, illustrator Laura Knetzger, and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Bigfoot and Nessie: The Art of Getting Noticed to Penguin Workshop

Fiction: Early Reader Graphic Novel. Chelsea M. Campbell’s Bigfoot and Nessie: The Art of Getting Noticed, in which an unlikely pair of cryptids—one whose failure to get himself photographed disappoints his family, and one who seems unable to escape the spotlight wherever she goes—meet up and find friendship, creativity, and just the right amount of attention, illustrated by Bug Boys creator Laura Knetzger, to Penguin Workshop, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: The Little Toymaker to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Picture Book. Audio rights to The Little Toymaker have been sold to Recorded Books by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Little Toymaker to Levine Querido

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator of Shy Willow Cat Min’s The Little Toymaker, a flip-flop of the Santa myth where a child makes toys for grandparents and other old folk, to Levine Querido (World).

Sold: Kid Trailblazers to Kim Dong Publishing House

International rights: Non-fiction. Vietnamese rights to Kid Trailblazers: True Tales of Childhood from Changemakers and Leaders have been sold to Kim Dong Publishing House by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: One True Loves to Sperling & Kupfer

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Sperling & Kupfer.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Faces Publications

International rights: Fiction. Taiwanese rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Faces Publications.

Sold: Lighthouse and the Little Boat to HarperCollins Children’s Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places author Katie Frawley’s Lighthouse and the Little Boat, pitched as Hello Lighthouse meets The Storm Whale, a timeless tale in which a wise lighthouse shepherds a young boat through the sometimes turbulent waters of life, illustrated by Bishop’s Stortford award recipient Ben Mantle, to HarperCollins Children’s Books (World English).

Sold: The Racc Pack to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Stephanie Cooke and illustrator Whitney Gardner’s The Racc Pack, in which the City of Toronto tries to keep the raccoon population out of its garbage, but that’s not going to stop the Bins family when a fancy new grocery store opens up in their neighborhood and they hatch a heist so daring, it’ll have them rolling in garbage all winter long, to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Good for Your Gut to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Cooking. Gusto TV host and bestselling author Desiree Nielsen RD’s Good for Your Gut: A Plant-Based Digestive Health Guide and Nourishing Recipes for Living Well, a cookbook featuring how to fuel gut health with anti-inflammatory plant-based foods and lifestyle strategies—from movement to managing stress—for a truly holistic approach to health and wellness, to Penguin Canada (World).

Sold: Star Wars: Brotherhood to Del Rey

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Author of We Could Be Heroes and Light Years from Home Mike Chen’s Star Wars: Brotherhood, in which Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker must stem the tide of the raging Clone Wars and forge a new bond as Jedi Knights in a high-stakes adventure set just after the events of Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, to Del Rey (World).

Sold: The Baker and the Bard to Feiwel & Friends

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Fern Haught’s The Baker and the Bard, a cozy YA fantasy in which two best friends set out on a journey for ingredients to fulfill an unusual bakery order and get caught up in matters of ecological destruction in the realm of the fey, to Feiwel & Friends (World).

Sold: Keep This to Yourself to Magellan

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Tom Ryan’s Keep This to Yourself, to Magellan.

Sold: Brave Enough and Finding Balance to Scribd

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Brave Enough and Finding Balance have been sold to Scribd by Flux on behalf of author Kati Gardner and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Super Tonics to Appetite by Random House

Non-fiction: Cooking. Canadian rights to Super Tonics: 75 Adaptogen-Packed Recipes for Sleep, Beauty, and Wellness have been sold to Appetite by Random House by Ten Speed Press on behalf of author Meredith Youngson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Super Tonics to Ten Speed Press

Non-fiction: Cooking. Meredith Youngson’s Super Tonics: 75 Adaptogen-Packed Recipes to Boost Immunity, Sleep, Beauty, and Wellness, a book to empower the wellness-curious to make healthy elixirs at home that optimize wellbeing and aid in energy, immunity, mental health, skin, beauty, stress and sleep, to Ten Speed Press (World).

Sold: Minecraft: Gather, Cook, Eat! Official Cookbook to Insight Editions

Non-fiction: Cooking. Creator of The Geeky Hostess and author of Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide Tara Theoharis’ recipes for Minecraft: Gather, Cook, Eat! Official Cookbook, to Insight Editions (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Editions Lizzie

Audio rights: Fiction: General. French audio rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Editions Lizzie.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Bokabeitan

International rights: Fiction. Icelandic rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Bokabeitan.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Amarin

International rights: Fiction. Thai rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Amarin.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Zvaigzne

International rights: Fiction. Latvian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Zvaigzne.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Penguin Random House Portugal

International rights: Fiction. Portuguese rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Penguin Random House Portugal by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Konyvkiado

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Konyvkiado by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Keter Books

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Keter Books by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Albatros Media

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Albatros Media by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Carlsen Verlag

International rights: Fiction. German rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Carlsen Verlag by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to AST Mainstream

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to AST Mainstream by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Wydawnictwo Kobiece

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Wydawnictwo Kobiece by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Pocket

International rights: Fiction. French rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Pocket by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Editorial Planeta Mexicana

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Editorial Planeta Mexicana, in a pre-empt, by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Editora Globo

International rights: Fiction. Brazilian rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Editora Globo, in a pre-empt, by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Sperling & Kupfer

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers have been sold to Sperling & Kupfer, at auction, by Working Partners on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Gummerus

International rights: Fiction. Finnish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Gummerus.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Keter Books

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Keter Books.

Sold: One True Loves to Yabanci

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Yabanci.

Sold: Kid Trailblazers to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Audio rights to Kid Trailblazers: True Tales of Childhood from Changemakers and Leaders have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Keep This to Yourself to Fondo De Cultura Economica

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Tom Ryan’s Keep This to Yourself, to Fondo De Cultura Economica.

Sold: What Have You Done to Glanzrock Productions

Film rights: Bestselling author Matthew Farrell’s What Have You Done, involving two brothers in the Philadelphia PD’s homicide division who investigate the murder of a woman they both know and begin to suspect each other as the murderer, optioned to Glanzrock Productions.

Sold: Daughter of Winter and Twilight to The O’Brien Press

Fiction: Young Adult Fantasy. Helen Corcoran’s sequel to the Irish Book Award shortlisted Queen of Coin and Whispers, Daughter of Winter and Twilight, which picks up 14 years after the original, with a princess navigating her place in a politically incendiary realm where the bonds of history and family grow increasingly frayed, especially when old magic returns to the land, to The O’Brien Press (World).

Sold: Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid to Atlantide

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid have been sold to Atlantide by Andrews McMeel on behalf of author/illustrator Yao Xiao and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Queen of Coin and Whispers to Bolinda

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Queen of Coin and Whispers have been sold to Bolinda by The O’Brien Press on behalf of author Helen Corcoran and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Nightmare Fuel to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Audio rights to Nightmare Fuel: The Science of Horror Films have been sold to Tantor Media by Nightfire on behalf of author Nina Nesseth and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Quarantine Life from Cholera to COVID-19 to Misuzu Shobo

International rights: Non-fiction. Japanese rights to Kari Nixon’s Quarantine Life from Cholera to COVID-19: What Pandemics Teach Us About Parenting, Work, Life, and Communities from the 1700s to Today, to Misuzu Shobo.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Coral Books and Media JSC

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Coral Books and Media JSC.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Ullstein

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Ullstein.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Bota Shqiptare

International rights: Fiction. Albanian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Bota Shqiptare.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Turquoise Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Turquoise Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Aktivni

International rights: Fiction. Slovenian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Aktivni by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Swedish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Finnish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Danish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Lindhardt & Ringhof Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide to Insight Editions

Non-fiction: Cooking. Creator of The Geeky Hostess and author of Break an Egg!: The Broadway Cookbook Tara Theoharis’ recipes for Tomb Raider: The Official Cookbook and Travel Guide, to Insight Editions (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Dobrovsky

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Dobrovsky, at auction.

Sold: One True Loves to Corint

International rights: Fiction. Romanian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Corint.

Sold: Darling to Popcorn Books

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Darling have been sold to Popcorn Books by Macmillan on behalf of author K. Ancrum and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The One True Me and You to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to The One True Me and You have been sold to Recorded Books, at auction, by Wednesday Books on behalf of author Remi K. England and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Laguna

International rights: Fiction. Serbian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Laguna.

New York Times Bestsellers: Paperback Trade Fiction

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid hit #2 on The New York Times paperback trade fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Kid Trailblazers to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Stonewall Honoree and author of Kid Activists and Kid Innovators Robin Stevenson’s Kid Trailblazers: True Tales of Childhood from Changemakers and Leaders, the next book in the illustrated Kid Legends series, focusing on the childhood stories of a diverse group of figures who have made an undeniable impact on contemporary society by leading social movements, government reform, and cultural change, to Quirk Books (World).

Sold: Player vs. Player: Ultimate Gaming Showdown to Euromedia

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Player vs. Player: Ultimate Gaming Showdown have been sold to Euromedia by Random House Children’s Books on behalf of author M.K. England and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Trauma Beat to ECW Press

Non-fiction: True Crime. Tamara Cherry’s The Trauma Beat: A Case for Re-thinking the Business of Bad News, an analysis of true crime, trauma and victim exposure in the current news and social media climate, to ECW Press (World).

Sold: The New Masculinity to ECW Press

Non-fiction: How-To. Freelance journalist, essayist, and AskMen contributing writer Alex Manley’s The New Masculinity: A Roadmap for a 21st-Century Definition of Manhood, a hands-on guide to pushing back against the various ways masculinity harms rather than heals, unlearning what it means to “be a man,” and replacing toxic masculinity with something healthier, pitched as I’m Afraid of Men meets Mediocre, to ECW Press (World).

Sold: Shy Willow to Dioptra Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Greek rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Dioptra Publishing by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Edizioni Lapis

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Edizioni Lapis by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Beyaz Balina

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Beyaz Balina by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Xi`an Piaochong Publishing & Media Co., Ltd

International rights: Fiction. Simplified Chinese rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Xi`an Piaochong Publishing & Media Co., Ltd by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Am Oved

International rights: Fiction. Hebrew rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Am Oved by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Coral Books and Media JSC

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Coral Books and Media JSC by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Narengi Books

International rights: Fiction. Farsi rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Narengi Books by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Standaard Uigeverij

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Standaard Uigeverij by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Desire: An Inclusive Guide to Navigating Libido Differences in Relationships to Beacon Press

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. AASECT certified sex and relationship therapists Dr. Lauren Fogel Mersy and Dr. Jennifer Vencill’s Desire: An Inclusive Guide to Navigating Libido Differences in Relationships, an intersectional guide that uses both theory and practice to show readers how to manage mixed libido relationships, to Beacon Press, at auction (North America).

Sold: The Mother Next Door to St. Martin’s Press

Non-fiction: True Crime. Author of We Came Here to Forget Andrea Dunlop and Detective Mike Weber’s The Mother Next Door: Medicine, Deception, and Munchausen by Proxy, taking readers behind the scenes into three investigations to unravel this mysterious form of abuse and show just how unequipped the various systems in the U.S. – from law enforcement to CPS to the family courts – are to protect children from it, to St. Martin’s Press, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: The Case for Cancel Culture to St. Martin’s Press

Non-fiction: History / Politics / Current Affairs. Forbes 30 Under 30 journalist Ernest Owens’ The Case for Cancel Culture: How This Democratic Tool Works to Liberate Us All, which explores the deceptively long history of canceling and how cancel culture has proven to be a timely necessity aimed at combatting systems of oppression, to St. Martin’s Press, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: Widow Falls and The Reunion to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s Widow Falls and The Reunion, to Dreamscape Media, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: The Missing and The Roommate to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s The Missing and The Roommate, to Tantor Media, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: Player vs. Player: Ultimate Gaming Showdown to Random House Children’s Books

Fiction: Middle Grade. M.K. England’s middle grade debut Player vs. Player: Ultimate Gaming Showdown, pitched as Ready Player One meets Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, in which four kids are invited to compete for a mysterious grand prize in a virtual tournament within the biggest battle royale game in the world, to Random House Children’s Books, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: Love and Gravity to Yellow Jacket

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Author of Always Human Ari North’s Love and Gravity: Always Human Volume 2, the finale of the webcomic series of the same name; a coming-of-age story about two young women falling in love and charting their own path, to Yellow Jacket, in association with GLAAD (World English).

Sold: When You Get the Chance to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to When You Get the Chance have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Running Press Kids on behalf of authors Tom Ryan and Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Girls With Bright Futures to Discovery+

Television rights: Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s Girls With Bright Futures, about three families at an elite prep school in Seattle who are locked in competition for a single spot at Stanford when the attempted murder of one of the high school seniors reveals the dark underbelly of their college-crazed community, optioned to Discovery+.

Sold: Glamour Witch to Weiser Books

Non-fiction: Spirituality. Regular contributor to GQ, Playboy, and Allure, Sophie Saint Thomas’ Glamour Witch: Conjuring Style and Grace to Get What You Want, an investigation into the art of glamour, from beauty to body modification, with glamour magick rituals, to Weiser Books (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: The Amendment to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s The Amendment, sequel to The Arrangement, in which a married couple attempted an open marriage that took a sinister turn, and now their secrets are now too big to let anyone walk away alive, to Dreamscape Media (World English).

Sold: The Arrangement to Azbooka-Atticus

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Kiersten Modglin’s The Arrangement, to Azbooka-Atticus.

Sold: The Arrangement to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Psychological Thriller. Kiersten Modglin’s The Arrangement, where a married couple agrees to date other people in an attempt to save their marriage but there are sinister consequences instead, to Dreamscape Media (World English).

Sold: Good Food, Bad Diet to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Health. Abby Langer’s Good Food, Bad Diet: The Habits You Need to Ditch Diet Culture, Lose Weight, and Fix Your Relationship with Food Forever, to Dreamscape Media, at auction (World English).

Sold: Kid Innovators to Savalas

International rights: Non-fiction. Greek rights to Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers have been sold to Savalas by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Innovators to Siruela

International rights: Non-fiction. Spanish rights to Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers have been sold to Siruela by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Innovators to Kim Dong Publishing House

International rights: Non-fiction. Vietnamese rights to Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers have been sold to Kim Dong Publishing House by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Activists to Siruela

International rights: Non-fiction. Spanish rights to Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change have been sold to Siruela by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Peta Kitap

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Peta Kitap by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Road Out of Winter to Nouvion Trade Sociedad Anonima

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Alison Stine’s Road Out of Winter, to Nouvion Trade Sociedad Anonima.

Sold: China Unbound to Hurst

International rights: Non-fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to China Unbound: A New World Disorder have been sold to Hurst by House of Anansi Press on behalf of author Joanna Chiu and P.S. Literary.

Sold: China Unbound to VLB Editeur

International rights: Non-fiction. French rights to China Unbound: A New World Disorder have been sold to VLB Editeur by House of Anansi Press on behalf of author Joanna Chiu and P.S. Literary.

Sold: China Unbound to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: History / Politics / Current Affairs. Audio rights to China Unbound: A New World Disorder have been sold to Blackstone Audio by House of Anansi Press on behalf of author Joanna Chiu and P.S. Literary.

Sold: China Unbound to Lemniscaat

International rights: Non-fiction. Dutch rights to China Unbound: A New World Disorder have been sold to Lemniscaat by House of Anansi Press on behalf of author Joanna Chiu and P.S. Literary.

Lambda Literary Award Winner: I Hope You’re Listening

I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan won the 2021 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Mystery.

Philip K. Dick Award Winner: Road Out of Winter

Road Out of Winter by Alison Stine won the 2021 Philip K. Dick Award.

Sold: Widow Falls to Azbooka-Atticus

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Kiersten Modglin’s Widow Falls, to Azbooka-Atticus.

Sold: The Dream Job to April

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Kiersten Modglin’s The Dream Job, to April.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Editions Leduc

International rights: Fiction. French rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Editions Leduc, in a pre-empt, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Balgunsesang Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Korean rights to The Light Through the Leaves have been sold to Balgunsesang Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Matica Makedonska

International rights: Fiction. Macedonian rights to Christina McDonald’s The Night Olivia Fell, to Matica Makedonska.

Sold: This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes to Lime Co., Ltd.

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias have been sold to Lime Co., Ltd. by Kids Can Press on behalf of illustrator Drew Shannon and P.S. Literary.

Sold: This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes to Ediciones Castillo

International rights: Non-fiction. Spanish rights to This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias have been sold to Ediciones Castillo by Kids Can Press on behalf of illustrator Drew Shannon and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Picture Book. Audio rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Jiyangsa

International rights: Fiction. Korean rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Jiyangsa by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Pijama Press

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Shy Willow have been sold to Pijama Press by Levine Querido on behalf of author/illustrator Cat Min and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Eksmo.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Ciranda Editora

International rights: Fiction. Brazilian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Ciranda Editora by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: I Hope You’re Listening and Keep This to Yourself to Fanucci

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Tom Ryan’s I Hope You’re Listening and Keep This to Yourself, to Fanucci.

Sold: The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers to Philomel Books

Fiction: Young Adult. Surrender Your Sons author Adam Sass’ The 99 Boyfriends of Micah Summers, in which an artsy teen who posts sketches of his imaginary boyfriends to Instagram finally has a meet cute with the much-anticipated Boy 100, but when it turns into a missed connection, he embarks on a Prince Charming-like quest throughout Chicago to find true love, to Philomel Books, at auction, in a two-book deal (North America).

Sold: Finding Home to Orca Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Jen Sookfong Lee’s Finding Home: The Journey of Immigrants and Refugees, a look at the origins of human migration, the issues facing immigrants and refugees today, and the first-hand stories of people who have moved across the globe looking for safety, security, and happiness, illustrated by Drew Shannon, to Orca Books (World).

Sold: The Embroidered Closet to Abrams Books

Non-fiction: Lifestyle. Embroidery expert and self-taught fiber artist Alexandra Stratkotter’s The Embroidered Closet: Modern Hand-stitching for Upgrading and Upcycling Your Wardrobe, an introduction to embroidery, sustainable fashion, and garment selection as a means to slow down one’s fast fashion consumption, featuring 18 projects, to Abrams Books (World, excl. audio).

Sold: What Love Looks Like and Becoming a Ballerina to HarperCollins Children’s Books

Fiction and Non-fiction: Picture Book. Author of Black Gold Laura Obuobi’s What Love Looks Like, about the love between a Black father and his daughter, illustrated by Anna Cunha, and Becoming a Ballerina: The Story of Michaela DePrince, a biography about Michaela DePrince’s journey toward becoming a world-renowned ballerina, to HarperCollins Children’s Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: China Unbound to House of Anansi Press

Non-fiction: History / Politics / Current Affairs. Toronto Star journalist and winner of the 2012 Human Rights Press Award Joanna Chiu’s China Unbound: A New World Disorder, tracking China’s propulsive rise, from modern-day imperialism coming from the “New Silk Road” initiative to a growing sway on foreign countries and multilateral institutions, to House of Anansi Press (World).

Sold: Girls with Bright Futures to Mann, Ivanov and Ferber

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s Girls with Bright Futures, to Mann, Ivanov and Ferber, at auction.

Sold: Darling to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Darling have been sold to Tantor Media by Imprint/Macmillan on behalf of author K. Ancrum and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Firefly: What Makes Us Mighty to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Audio rights to Firefly: What Makes Us Mighty have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Titan Books on behalf of author M.K. England and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Firefly: What Makes Us Mighty to Titan Books

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. M.K. England’s Firefly: What Makes Us Mighty, a breakneck adventure for the Serenity crew in the seventh original novel tying into the much-missed Firefly series from creator Joss Whedon, to Titan Books (World).

Sold: Beyond Baseball’s Color Barrier to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Sports. Author of 50 Moments that Defined Major League Baseball Rocco Constantino’s Beyond Baseball’s Color Barrier: The Story of African Americans in Major League Baseball, Past, Present, and Future, to Tantor Media (World English).

Sold: Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?: Rosa Parks to Penguin Workshop

Non-fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Co-author of the Oh My Gods! series Insha Fitzpatrick’s Who Sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott?: Rosa Parks, part of the Who HQ graphic novel line, illustrated by Abelle Hayford, to Penguin Workshop (World).

Sold: Who Was the First Man on the Moon?: Neil Armstrong to Penguin Workshop

Non-fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Co-creators of The Montague Twins series Nathan Page and illustrator Drew Shannon’s Who Was the First Man on the Moon?: Neil Armstrong, part of the Who HQ graphic novel line, to Penguin Workshop (World).

Sold: Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality to Penguin Canada

Fiction: General. Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize Winner and national bestseller Lindsay Wong’s Tell Me Pleasant Things About Immortality, a collection of modern-day and historical immigrant horror stories drawing on supernatural and humorous mythical elements to comment on Chinese and North American culture including fables about immortality, vanity, war, decrepitude, love, loss, and the undead, to Penguin Canada, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal (Canada).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Fischer Verlag

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Fischer Verlag, in a pre-empt, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: How to Be Confident in Kindergarten to Grosset & Dunlap

Fiction: Picture Book. Ruth Hammond to illustrate, How to Be Confident in Kindergarten by D. J. Steinberg, to Grosset & Dunlap (World).

Sold: My Grandpa Is the Best! to Grosset & Dunlap

Fiction: Picture Book. Ruth Hammond to illustrate, My Grandpa Is the Best! by D. J. Steinberg, this illustrated collection of short poems – one to a page – honors the memories and experiences with the man children know and love, to Grosset & Dunlap (World).

Sold: My Grandma Is the Best! to Grosset & Dunlap

Fiction: Picture Book. Ruth Hammond to illustrate, My Grandma Is the Best! by D. J. Steinberg, this illustrated collection of short poems – one to a page – honors the memories and experiences with the woman children know and love, to Grosset & Dunlap (World).

Sold: My Teacher Is the Best! to Grosset & Dunlap

Fiction: Picture Book. Ruth Hammond to illustrate, My Teacher Is the Best! by D. J. Steinberg, this collection of short poems – one to a page – sings the praises of the excellent educator children know and love, to Grosset & Dunlap (World).

Sold: How to Be Kind in Kindergarten to Grosset & Dunlap

Fiction: Picture Book. Ruth Hammond to illustrate, How to Be Kind in Kindergarten: A Book for Your Backpack by D. J. Steinberg, this collection of short poems – one to a page – spans the entire year of kindergarten, offering sweet and simple tips on how to be your best self, to Grosset & Dunlap (World).

Sold: Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins to Dark Horse

Fiction: Graphic Novel. Sam Maggs’ Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins – Jester Lavorre, dive into the mystery of Jester’s early years, her first meeting with the Traveler, and the fateful events that set her on a path to eventually join the Mighty Nein, to Dark Horse (World).

Sold: I Hope You’re Listening to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to I Hope You’re Listening have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Albert Whitman on behalf of author Tom Ryan and P.S. Literary.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Sony Pictures Television

Television rights: George M. Johnson’s All Boys Aren’t Blue, a joyous, difficult, and ultimately triumphant memoir that takes powerful stories from his life growing up as a queer black teen to show readers how they can fight for themselves or be allies in the struggle for equity and equality, optioned to Sony Pictures Television.

Sold: Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know to Atom

International rights: Fiction. UK rights to Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know have been sold to Atom by Soho Teen on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know have been sold to Recorded Books by Soho Teen on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Muza

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Muza, at auction, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to JP/Politikens

International rights: Fiction. Danish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to JP/Politikens.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Artbooks

International rights: Fiction. Ukrainian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Artbooks.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Rahva Raamat

International rights: Fiction. Estonian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Rahva Raamat.

Sold: Unf*ck Your Habitat to Paloma

International rights: Non-fiction. Turkish rights to Unf*ck Your Habitat: You’re Better Than Your Mess have been sold to Paloma by St. Martin’s Press on behalf of author Rachel Hoffman and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Joy in the Stars and Joy in the Stars Cosmic Journal to Running Press

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Lifestyle contributor to HelloGiggles, SheKnows, Scary Mommy, and author of Friendship Signs Brianne Hogan’s Joy in the Stars and Joy in the Stars Cosmic Journal, a book full of self-care astrology tips and an accompanying journal, in a partnership with BuzzFeed, to Running Press, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Tell Me the Truth to Euromedia

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Tell Me the Truth have been sold to Euromedia by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Blind Man’s Bluff to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Memoir. Audio rights to Blind Man’s Bluff have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Norton on behalf of author James Tate Hill and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Dear Scarlet to Chongqing Yuanyang Book & Press

International rights: Non-fiction. Simplified Chinese rights to Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression have been sold to Chongqing Yuanyang Book & Press by Arsenal Pulp Press on behalf of author/illustrator Teresa Wong and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Innovators to Blackstone Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Audio rights to Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers have been sold to Blackstone Audio by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Kid Innovators to Teas Yayincilik

International rights: Non-fiction. Turkish rights to Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers have been sold to Teas Yayincilik by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: I Hope You’re Listening to Magellan

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Tom Ryan’s I Hope You’re Listening, to Magellan.

Sold: Kid Activists to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Audio rights to Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Quirk Books on behalf of author Robin Stevenson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Identical to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Bones Leopard’s Identical, about twins who are identical in every way, except one is hiding a secret—they are nonbinary—and they worry that revealing this to the other will irrevocably change their relationship, to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: Vampire Weekend to Mira Books

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Author of We Could Be Heroes and Light Years from Home Mike Chen’s Vampire Weekend, in which a lonely—immortal—woman rediscovers family when her nephew needs her help, and she’ll have to relearn how to connect and possibly save all of vampire-kind in the process, to Mira Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Fantasy. Emily Tesh’s Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country, to Tantor Media, in a two-book deal (World English).

Sold: The Woo-Woo to Universal Cable Productions

Television rights: Hubert Evans Non-fiction Prize winner and The Globe and Mail bestselling author Lindsay Wong’s The Woo-Woo, a memoir about the Asian immigrant experience, the vagaries of mental illness and a beguiling manual for surviving family, and oneself, optioned to Universal Cable Productions.

Sold: We Came Here to Shine to PhilmCo

Film rights: Susie Orman Schnall’s We Came Here to Shine, a historical fiction about the 1939 NY World’s Fair featuring a female journalist and an Aquacade swimmer, optioned to PhilmCo.

Sold: Murder of Crows (Lethal Lit, Novel #1) to Scholastic

Fiction: Young Adult. K. Ancrum’s Murder of Crows (Lethal Lit, Novel #1), based on the popular podcast of the same name created by Einhorn’s Epic Productions (EEP), to Scholastic (World).

Sold: Pillow Talk to Etch

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Stephanie Cooke’s Pillow Talk, about Grace Mendes aka Cinderhella, a fierce competitor in the Pillow Fight Federation (PFF), an underground pillow fight league that’s part roller derby, part professional wrestling, illustrated by Mel Valentine Vargas, to Etch (World).

Sold: Band Nerd to Etch

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Debut author Sarah Clawson Willis’s Band Nerd, in which a seventh grader is determined to make first chair flute, but two things stand in her way: a snobby girl and her loving but dysfunctional parent, illustrated by Ana Hinojosa, to Etch (World).

Sold: The One True Me and You to Wednesday Books

Fiction: Young Adult. Remi K. England’s The One True Me and You, a queer romance in which a beloved fanfic author and beauty pageant contestant find love, and learn what it means to be—and stand up for—yourself, to Wednesday Books (World English).

Sold: Because You Are to HarperCollins Canada

Fiction: Picture Book. Founder and executive director of the Festival of Literary Diversity Jael Richardson’s Because You Are, written as a letter to her younger self, capturing hard-earned lessons about growing up, being joyful, and loving yourself, to HarperCollins Canada (World).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Verbena

International rights: Fiction. Norwegian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Verbena by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: What Have You Done and I Know Everything to 1980 Books

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to What Have You Done and I Know Everything have been sold to 1980 Books by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: One True Loves to Urano

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, to Urano.

Sold: Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken to HarperTeen

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of Who I Was With Her and Lambda Literary Writer’s Retreat fellow Nita Tyndall’s Nothing Sung and Nothing Spoken, set during the swingjugend movement in 1930s and 1940s Berlin, centering around a girl who finds herself swept up in the culture and the resistance, while falling for another girl in the middle of it all, to HarperTeen (World English).

Sold: The Light Through the Leaves to Lake Union Publishing

Fiction: General. Author of Wall Street Journal bestseller, Washington Post bestseller, and Goodreads Choice Award finalist Where The Forest Meets the Stars, Glendy Vanderah’s The Light Through the Leaves, after her daughter’s abduction a mother embarks on a quest to heal meanwhile, on the other side of the country, a young girl who springs miracles gets warnings of what dangers lie in the outside world and their two lives converge in unexpected and hopeful ways pulled together by the forces of nature and family, to Lake Union Publishing, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: After I Do and One True Loves to Znanje/Vorto Palabra

International rights: Fiction. Croatian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s After I Do and One True Loves, to Znanje/Vorto Palabra.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Wydawnicza Helion

International rights: Non-fiction. Polish rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to Wydawnicza Helion by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Moro

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to Moro by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Penguin Random House UK

International rights: Non-fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to Penguin Random House UK by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Moinhos

International rights: Non-fiction. Brazilian rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to Moinhos by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to Ediciones Camelot

International rights: Non-fiction. Spanish rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to Ediciones Camelot by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Hills of Estrella Roja to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Ashley Robin Franklin’s The Hills of Estrella Roja, a mysterious email lures Kat to a small Texas town to investigate the strange red lights that float above its hills for her paranormal podcast, where she meets and crushes on Mari, a girl with family secrets connected to the lights, to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Newton Compton

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Newton Compton by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Ruinsong to Wonderbooks

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Ruinsong have been sold to Wonderbooks, at auction, by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Julia Ember and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Surrender Your Sons to Second Chances

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Surrender Your Sons have been sold to Second Chances by Flux on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Curse and Cure to Penguin

Non-fiction: Spirituality. Author of Witchbody Sabrina Scott’s Curse and Cure, a guide to working with magic and witchcraft in the real world–through pain, trauma, challenging times, healing, growth, and personal expansion, to Penguin (World).

Sold: Blind Man’s Bluff to Norton

Non-fiction: Memoir. Literary Hub contributing editor James T. Hill’s debut memoir Blind Man’s Bluff, a surprising, poignant, and joyful work about disability, the things we take for granted, and the author’s experience attempting to pass for sighted while hiding his blindness for nearly two decades from friends, colleagues, lovers, and even himself, to Norton (North America).

Sold: Dad Up! to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Parenting. Author of The Book of Letters I Didn’t Know Where to Send Steve Patterson’s Dad Up!: Long-Time Comedian. First-Time Father, with humor and heart, stand-up comedian and host of the CBC Radio show The Debaters explores the trials and tribulations of being a parent today, while also reflecting on his own childhood and how his parents “prepared” him for being a father, to Penguin Canada (North America).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to 2020 Editora

International rights: Fiction. Portuguese rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to 2020 Editora.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Storytel

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Bulgarian audio rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Storytel.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Cappelen Damm

International rights: Fiction. Norwegian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Cappelen Damm.

Sold: One True Loves, Maybe in Another Life, After I Do and Forever, Interrupted to Cappelen Damm

Audio rights: Fiction: Women’s Fiction. Norwegian audio rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves, Maybe in Another Life, After I Do and Forever, Interrupted, to Cappelen Damm.

Sold: Gamer Girls to Running Press Kids

Non-fiction: Young Adult. Writer for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Telltale’s The Walking Dead video games, Mary Kenney’s debut Gamer Girls: 25 Women Who Built the Video Game Industry, which shines a light on over two dozen women and genderqueer people who built the video game industry, and their often overlooked contributions to the booming world of gaming, to Running Press Kids (World).

Sold: Marvel Fearless and Fantastic! and DC Brave and Bold! to DK

Non-fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Marvel Fearless and Fantastic! Female Super Heroes Save the World and DC Brave and Bold! Female DC Super Heroes Take On The Universe authored by Sam Maggs, to DK (World).

Sold: Beyond Baseball’s Color Barrier to Rowman & Littlefield

Non-fiction: Sports. Author of 50 Moments that Defined Major League Baseball Rocco Constantino’s Beyond Baseball’s Color Barrier: The Story of African Americans in Major League Baseball, Past, Present, and Future, to Rowman & Littlefield (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: All Boys Aren’t Blue to De Saxus

International rights: Non-fiction. French rights to All Boys Aren’t Blue have been sold to De Saxus by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author George M. Johnson and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Black Gold to HarperCollins Children’s Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Debut author Laura Obuobi’s Black Gold, a poetic celebration of Black children, a reminder that they are beautiful, powerful, and limitless, illustrated by London Ladd, to HarperCollins Children’s Books, in a pre-empt (World).

Sold: Lumberjackula to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Mat Heagerty’s Lumberjackula, a middle-grade graphic novel in which Jack—a half-vampire, half-lumberjack—struggles to choose between a vampire or lumberjack prep school when what he really wants is to dance, illustrated by Sam Owen, to Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes to Kids Can Press

Non-fiction: Middle-grade. Drew Shannon to illustrate This Is Your Brain on Stereotypes: How Science Is Tackling Unconscious Bias by Tanya Lloyd Kyi, to Kids Can Press (World).

Sold: Nightmare Fuel to Nightfire

Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Co-author of The Science of Orphan Black Nina Nesseth’s Nightmare Fuel: The Science of Horror Films, a pop science look at fear, how and why horror films get under our skin, and why we keep coming back for more, to Nightfire (World).

Sold: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory to Szukits

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory have been sold to Szukits by Titan Books on behalf of author M.K. England and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Audio rights to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Titan Books on behalf of author M.K. England and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory to Titan Books

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. M.K. England’s Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: No Guts, No Glory, the official prequel novel to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, the hotly anticipated action-adventure game developed by Eidos-Montréal and published by Square Enix, to Titan Books (World).

Sold: What We Didn’t Expect to Melville House

Non-fiction: Anthology. Journalist Melody Schreiber’s What We Didn’t Expect: Personal Stories about Premature Birth, a collection of essays about the way premature birth shapes families and identities, from writers like Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Sarah DiGregorio, Tyrese Coleman, Anne Theriault, Kelsey Osgood, Dan Koboldt, and more, to Melville House (World).

Sold: Here and Now and Then to Metropolis

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Here and Now and Then have been sold to Metropolis by Mira Books on behalf of author Mike Chen and P.S. Literary.

Sold: We Came Here to Shine to Feltrinelli

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to We Came Here to Shine have been sold to Feltrinelli by St. Martin’s Press on behalf of author Susie Orman Schnall and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Surrender Your Sons to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Surrender Your Sons have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Flux on behalf of author Adam Sass and P.S. Literary.

Sold: One Hundred Dogs and Counting to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Memoir. Cara Sue Achterberg’s One Hundred Dogs and Counting: One Woman, Ten Thousand Miles, and A Journey into the Heart of Shelters and Rescues, to Dreamscape Media (World English).

Sold: Sex Witch to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Spirituality. Sophie Saint Thomas’ Sex Witch: Spells for Sex, Love, and Other Animal Instincts, a guide to sex magic from a practicing sex-positive witch, with spells on protection, revenge, healing, self-love, to Dreamscape Media (World English).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Ars Lamina

International rights: Fiction. Macedonian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Ars Lamina.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Dar Al Khayal

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Dar Al Khayal by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: One True Loves and Maybe in Another Life to Arab Cultural Center

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves and Maybe in Another Life, to Arab Cultural Center.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to SRJ Co.

International rights: Fiction. Korean rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to SRJ Co.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to HKZ

International rights: Fiction. Slovenia rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to HKZ.

Sold: Fools in Love to Running Press Kids

Fiction: Young Adult Anthology. Lambda Literary Award-winning author Rebecca Podos and Stonewall Honoree Ashley Herring Blake’s Fools in Love, a YA romance anthology offering up fresh takes on classic romance tropes in multiple genres, featuring Rebecca Barrow, Gloria Chao, Sara Farizan, Claire Kann, Hannah Moskowitz, Natasha Ngan, Lilliam Rivera, Laura Silverman, Amy Spalding, Rebecca Kim Wells, Julian Winters, and more, to Running Press Kids (World).

Sold: Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country to Mondadori

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Emily Tesh’s Silver in the Wood and Drowned Country, to Mondadori.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Locus Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Bulgarian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Locus Publishing.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to 1980 Books

International rights: Fiction. Vietnamese rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to 1980 Books by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Silver in the Wood to Ithaki

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Emily Tesh’s Silver in the Wood, to Ithaki.

Sold: Ruinsong to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Ruinsong have been sold to Dreamscape Media, at auction, by Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Julia Ember and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Rise of the Red Hand to Erewhon

Fiction: Young Adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Olivia Chadha’s debut Rise of the Red Hand, the first of a duology in which a smuggler and the hacker son of a politician take down the technocratic government of a futuristic South Asia ravaged by climate change, to Erewhon, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Small Tornadoes: Essays to ECW Press

Non-fiction: Essay Collection. Author of Nobody Cares Anne T. Donahue’s Small Tornadoes: Essays, essays on the humor and heartbreak of trying to figure it all out in your 30s, to ECW Press (World).

Sold: A Kid’s Guide to Fandom to Running Press Kids

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy co-author Amy Ratcliffe’s A Kid’s Guide to Fandom: Exploring Fan-Fic, Cosplay, Gaming, Podcasting, and More in the Geek World!, a guide to exploring the ins-and-outs of celebrating geek and pop culture, offering practical advice about starting a safe, supportive fan space; writing fanfic or comics; attending a con; creating a cosplay ensemble; and more, with interviews and tips from popular creators, illustrated by Dave Perillo, to Running Press Kids (World).

Sold: Lost at Sea to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Literary. Audio rights to Lost at Sea have been sold to Recorded Books by Sourcebooks on behalf of author Erica Boyce and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Winter Duke to Titan Books

International rights: Fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to The Winter Duke have been sold to Titan Books by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Claire Eliza Bartlett and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Shy Willow to Levine Querido

Fiction: Picture Book. Author/illustrator Cat Min’s Shy Willow, the story of a very shy rabbit who bravely ventures out in the world to deliver a birthday wish from a small boy to the moon, to Levine Querido (World).

Sold: One True Loves and Forever, Interrupted to Svajonių knygos

International rights: Fiction. Lithuanian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s One True Loves and Forever, Interrupted, to Svajonių knygos.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Ambo Anthos

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Ambo Anthos.

Sold: The Little Book of CBD for Self-Care to Adams Media

Non-fiction: Health. Regular contributor to GQ, Playboy, and Allure, Sophie Saint Thomas’ The Little Book of CBD for Self-Care, a guide to using CBD for self-care, with instructions for meditations, rituals, yoga poses, and other activities which make use of CBD’s benefits to improve wellbeing, to Adams Media (World).

Sold: Good Food, Bad Diet to Simon & Schuster Canada

Non-fiction: Health. Dietitian Abby Langer RD’s Good Food, Bad Diet: The Habits You Need to Ditch Diet Culture, Lose Weight, and Fix Your Relationship with Food Forever, a guide to ditching diet culture, losing weight, and fixing your relationship with food forever, to Simon & Schuster Canada (North America).

Sold: Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places to Two Lions

Fiction: Picture Book. Debut author Katie Frawley’s Tabitha and Fritz Trade Places, a picture book that follows a domesticated cat and an elephant from the wild who meet online and decide to switch lives…and soon realize the grass isn’t always greener on the other side, illustrated by Laurie Stansfield, to Two Lions (World).

Sold: Always Human to Yellow Jacket

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Webcomic creator Ari North’s Always Human, about the developing relationship between two young women in a near-future, soft sci-fi setting, to Yellow Jacket, in association with GLAAD (World English).

Sold: A Spark of White Fire to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to A Spark of White Fire have been sold to Recorded Books, in a three-book deal, by Sky Pony Press on behalf of author Sangu Mandanna and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Color outside the Lines to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Color outside the Lines have been sold to Recorded Books by Soho Teen on behalf of author Sangu Mandanna and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Mlada Fronta

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Mlada Fronta.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Epsilon

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to Epsilon by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to AST

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to AST by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Mondadori

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to Mondadori, in a three-book deal, by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Agave

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to Agave, in a two-book deal, by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Jota

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Jota by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Quinta Essência

International rights: Fiction. Portuguese rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Quinta Essência by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Vulkan

International rights: Fiction. Serbian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Vulkan by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Gourmand World Cookbook Awards: Celebrity Chef

Eat More Plants: Over 100 Anti-Inflammatory, Plant-Based Recipes for Vibrant Living by Desiree Nielsen is a 2020 Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winner in the category of Celebrity Chef (Canada).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Peta Kitap

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Peta Kitap by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Dear Scarlet to Editions Dunod

International rights: Non-fiction. French rights to Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression have been sold to Editions Dunod by Arsenal Pulp Press on behalf of author/illustrator Teresa Wong and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Do No Harm to Gallery Books

Fiction: Domestic Suspense. USA TODAY bestselling author of The Night Olivia Fell Christina McDonald’s Do No Harm, about a doctor who sells OxyContin prescriptions in order to pay for her son’s life-saving cancer treatment while avoiding being discovered by her husband, the town’s lead detective, to Gallery Books (World).

Sold: Running From the Past to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Suspense. Alan Orloff’s Running From the Past, in which, while on a family vacation, a businessman notices clear signs of abuse across the face of his son’s best friend, and as stakes escalate and dark memories of his own childhood resurface, takes them on the run to escape a brutal and unhinged family, to Tantor Media (World English).

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Ephesus Yayinlari

International rights: Fiction. Turkish rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Ephesus Yayinlari by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to ARS Lamina

International rights: Fiction. Macedonian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to ARS Lamina by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Pray for the Innocent to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Thriller. ITW Thriller Award-winner Alan Orloff’s Pray for the Innocent, in which a reclusive author has to come out of hiding to help hunt down a maniacal terrorist, who believes he’s the villain from one of the author’s novels, to Tantor Media (World English).

Sold: Suggested Reading to Urikyoyuk Co.

International rights: Fiction. Korean rights to Dave Connis’ Suggested Reading, to Urikyoyuk Co.

Sold: ParaNorthern to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Stephanie Cooke’s ParaNorthern, a middle-grade novel in which a witch and her three friends—a wolf-girl, a ghost, and a pumpkin-head—band together to try and save their supernatural town from an invasion of rabid (but adorable) chaos bunnies, illustrated by Mari Costa, to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers (World).

USA TODAY Bestsellers: Top 150

The Night Olivia Fell by Christina McDonald hit the USA TODAY top 150 bestseller list.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Freeform

Television rights: Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, about an aged reclusive movie star who summons a rookie journalist to tell her never-before-told life story, including her doomed marriages and forbidden love affairs, leading to a shocking and unforgivable confession that changes both women’s lives forever, optioned to Freeform.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Cooking / Food

Eat More Plants: Over 100 Anti-Inflammatory, Plant-Based Recipes for Vibrant Living by Desiree Nielsen hit #1 on The Globe and Mail cooking / food bestseller list.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Rahva Raamat

International rights: Fiction. Estonian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Rahva Raamat by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Living

International rights: Fiction. Albanian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Living by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Aiolos

International rights: Fiction. Greek rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Aiolos.

Washington Post Bestsellers: Paperback Non-Fiction

I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi hit #10 on The Washington Post paperback non-fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Kid Innovators to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Stonewall Honoree and author of Kid Activists Robin Stevenson’s Kid Innovators: True Tales of Childhood from Inventors and Trailblazers, the latest book in Quirk’s illustrated Kid Legends series, which focuses on childhood stories of a diverse group of trailblazers in tech, arts, business, and science, including Alan Turing, Walt Disney, Grace Hopper, Madam C.J. Walker, and more, illustrated by Allison Steinfeld, to Quirk Books (World).

Sold: Sex Witch to Weiser Books

Non-fiction: Spirituality. Sex and cannabis writer and regular contributor to GQ, Playboy, and Allure, Sophie Saint Thomas’ Sex Witch: Spells for Sex, Love, and Other Animal Instincts, a guide to sex magic from a practicing sex-positive witch, with spells on protection, revenge, healing, self-love, and more, to Weiser Books (World English, excl. audio).

New York Times Bestsellers: Paperback Non-Fiction

I’m Telling the Truth, but I’m Lying by Bassey Ikpi hit #14 on The New York Times paperback non-fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Here and Now and Then to PT Gramedia

International rights: Fiction. Indonesian rights to Here and Now and Then have been sold to PT Gramedia by Mira Books on behalf of author Mike Chen and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Mondadori

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Mondadori.

Sold: Break an Egg!: The Broadway Cookbook to Insight Editions

Non-fiction: Cooking. Creator of The Geeky Hostess and author of The Minecrafter’s Cookbook Tara Theoharis’ Break an Egg!: The Broadway Cookbook, filled with recipes inspired by Broadway musicals, to Insight Editions (World, excl. audio).

Sold: Behind Every Lie to Dobrovsky

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Behind Every Lie have been sold to Dobrovsky by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Garbage Night: The Complete Edition to Nobrow

Fiction: Young Adult Graphic Novel. Benji Lee’s next two books in her Garbage Night series, in which anthropomorphic animals strive to survive in a post apocalyptic wasteland, to Nobrow, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: The Unstoppable Wasp: Built On Hope to Marvel Press

Fiction: Young Adult. Sam Maggs’ The Unstoppable Wasp: Built On Hope, pitched as inspired by the world of The Unstoppable Wasp Marvel comics series, following the Unstoppable Wasp and her group of genius friends as they work together to save the world (again), to Marvel Press (World).

Sold: One Hundred Dogs and Counting to Pegasus Books

Non-fiction: Memoir. Author of Another Good Dog Cara Sue Achterberg’s One Hundred Dogs and Counting: One Woman, Ten Thousand Miles, and A Journey into the Heart of Shelters and Rescues, in which after fostering over 100 rescue dogs, the author heads to shelters in the Southern states to investigate where the endless stream of unwanted dogs is coming from and why, to Pegasus Books (World, excl. audio).

Sold: The Zero-Waste Chef to Bliss & Wisdom Publishing

International rights: Non-fiction. Complex Chinese rights to The Zero-Waste Chef: Reduce Your Waste, Eat Delicious Food, Save Money and Improve Your Health have been sold to Bliss & Wisdom Publishing by Avery on behalf of author Anne-Marie Bonneau and P.S. Literary.

Sold: I Know Everything to AST

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to I Know Everything have been sold to AST by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Mozaik

International rights: Fiction. Croatian rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Mozaik by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Girls with Bright Futures to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s Girls with Bright Futures, pitched as for fans of Big Little Lies and Little Fires Everywhere, about three families at an elite prep school in Seattle who are locked in competition for a single spot at Stanford when the attempted murder of one of the high school seniors reveals the dark underbelly of their college-crazed community, to Recorded Books, at auction (World English).

Sold: Girls with Bright Futures to Sourcebooks

Fiction: General. Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman’s Girls with Bright Futures, pitched as for fans of Big Little Lies and Little Fires Everywhere, about three families at an elite prep school in Seattle who are locked in competition for a single spot at Stanford when the attempted murder of one of the high school seniors reveals the dark underbelly of their college-crazed community, to Sourcebooks (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Dear Scarlet to Bookmentor Publishing Co.

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression have been sold to Bookmentor Publishing Co. by Arsenal Pulp Press on behalf of author/illustrator Teresa Wong and P.S. Literary.

Sold: What Have You Done to AST

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to What Have You Done have been sold to AST by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Darling to Imprint / Macmillan

Fiction: Young Adult. Author of The Wicker King and The Weight of the Stars K. Ancrum’s Darling, a post-modern retelling of Peter Pan in modern day Chicago, in which Wendy Darling follows Peter and his Lost Boys through the city’s nightlife and underbelly, only to discover that Peter isn’t what he seems…and the Lost Boys are in more trouble than they realize, to Imprint / Macmillan, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: We Could Be Heroes to Mira Books

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Author of Here and Now and Then and A Beginning at the End Mike Chen’s We Could Be Heroes, in which a superhero and a super villain meet in an anonymous therapy group, and in the wake of a disaster, find themselves teaming up, becoming friends, and relying on one another for support as they navigate their personal demons and the origins of their gifts, to Mira Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Oh My Gods! to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Oh My Gods! by Stephanie Cooke and Insha Fitzpatrick, with art by Juliana Moon, in which Karen, an average girl from New Jersey, moves in with her enigmatic father to start school at Mt. Olympus Junior High, but things take a turn when Karen discovers that mythological beasts are real and her classmates are gods and goddesses-so who does that make her? to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: The Zero-Waste Chef to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Cooking. Canadian rights to The Zero-Waste Chef: Reduce Your Waste, Eat Delicious Food, Save Money and Improve Your Health have been sold to Penguin Canada by Avery on behalf of author Anne-Marie Bonneau and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Zero-Waste Chef to Avery

Non-fiction: Cooking. Zero-Waste Chef blogger Anne-Marie Bonneau’s The Zero-Waste Chef: Reduce Your Waste, Eat Delicious Food, Save Money and Improve Your Health, featuring strategies for eliminating food and packaging waste in the kitchen, including cooking with scraps, streamlining prep, and preserving food, to Avery, at auction (World).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Ediciones Urano

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Ediciones Urano by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Keep This to Yourself to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Keep This to Yourself have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Albert Whitman on behalf of author Tom Ryan and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Real Hero Shit to Iron Circus Comics

Fiction: Graphic Novel. Kendra Wells’ Real Hero Shit, a medieval fantasy featuring an adventuring group of protagonists from drastically different backgrounds: Michel, a rigidly disciplined half-elf rogue; Ani, a hot-headed human mage; Hocus, a soft-spoken nonbinary cleric; and Eugene, a half human duelist. The party members have varied and often conflicting goals, but they work together to try to do some good deeds in a tumultuous and chaotic kingdom, to Iron Circus Comics (World, excl. audio).

Sold: Cleaning Sucks to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Lifestyle. Audio rights to Cleaning Sucks: An Unf*ck Your Habitat Guided Journal for Less Mess, Less Stress, and a Home You Don’t Hate have been sold to Tantor Media by Griffin on behalf of author Rachel Hoffman and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Forever, Interrupted to Poznanskie

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Forever, Interrupted, to Poznanskie.

Sold: Who I Was With Her to HarperTeen

Fiction: Young Adult. Lambda Literary Writer’s Retreat fellow Nita Tyndall’s Who I Was With Her, in which a closeted bisexual teen girl loses her secret girlfriend in a car accident, and finds herself mourning the loss of a person and relationship no one around her knew existed, and is completely unable to talk about it with anyone, to HarperTeen (World English).

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Vivat Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Ukrainian rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Vivat Publishing by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Urano

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Urano.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Woongjin Think Big Co.

International rights: Fiction. Korean rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Woongjin Think Big Co. by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Balto

International rights: Fiction. Lithuanian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Balto by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Don’t Ever Forget to Thomas & Mercer

Fiction: Thriller. Washington Post and Amazon Charts bestselling author of What Have You Done Matthew Farrell’s Don’t Ever Forget, in which an elderly man begins to suspect the young couple entrusted with his care are not who they seem, to Thomas & Mercer, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Trashlands to Mira Books

Fiction: General. Author of The Grower Alison Stine’s Trashlands, set at a strip club at the end of the world, in which a single mother has to choose between love and survival in the region-wide junkyard that Appalachia has become after climate change floods redraw the coasts of America, pitched as an Appalachian The Children of Men, to Mira Books (World English).

Sold: Here and Now and Then to Dobrovsky

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to Here and Now and Then have been sold to Dobrovsky by Mira Books on behalf of author Mike Chen and P.S. Literary.

Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize: The Woo-Woo

The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family by Lindsay Wong won the 2019 Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Slovensky Spisovatel

International rights: Fiction. Slovak rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Slovensky Spisovatel by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Stilus

International rights: Fiction. Croatian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Stilus, in a pre-empt, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Cappelen Damm

International rights: Fiction. Norwegian rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Cappelen Damm by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Corint

International rights: Fiction. Romanian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Corint.

Sold: Surrender Your Sons to Flux

Fiction: Young Adult. Adam Sass’ Surrender Your Sons, in which a gay teen is kidnapped and taken to a conversion camp on a forgotten island, where he’ll have to team up with the other LGBTQ+ teens to uncover the camp’s dark secrets and expose them to the world, pitched as a queer Lost, to Flux (World).

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Tor UK

International rights: Fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to Tor UK, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal, by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Marco Polo

International rights: Fiction. Complex Chinese rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Marco Polo, at auction, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Arkadia

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Arkadia by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: After I Do and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Svajoniu

International rights: Fiction. Lithuanian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s After I Do and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Svajoniu.

Sold: Rebel Girls to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Rebel Girls have been sold to Dreamscape Media, at auction, by Harlequin Teen on behalf of author Elizabeth Keenan and P.S. Literary.

ITW Thriller Award Winner: Keep This to Yourself

Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan won the 2020 ITW Thriller Award for Best Young Adult Novel.

Arthur Ellis Award Winner: Keep This to Yourself

Keep This to Yourself by Tom Ryan won the 2020 Arthur Ellis Award for Best YA Crime Book.

Sold: I Hope You’re Listening to Albert Whitman

Fiction: Young Adult. Tom Ryan’s I Hope You’re Listening, in which, ten years after witnessing her best friend’s kidnapping, a teen copes by anonymously launching a podcast to help solve missing persons cases, but when a new abduction is revealed to have links to the original case, she has to decide how much she’s willing to reveal to discover the truth, to Albert Whitman (World English).

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Vivat Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Ukrainian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Vivat Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Fischer Tor

International rights: Fiction. German rights to The Unspoken Name have been sold to Fischer Tor, in a pre-empt, by Tor on behalf of author A.K. Larkwood and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Konyvmolykepzo

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Konyvmolykepzo, at auction, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Everything Is Negotiable to Tornado Media Group

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to Everything Is Negotiable: The 5 Tactics to Get What You Want in Life, Love, and Work have been sold to Tornado Media Group by Seal Press on behalf of author Meg Myers Morgan and P.S. Literary.

Sold: What Have You Done to Euromedia

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to What Have You Done have been sold to Euromedia by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Guomai

International rights: Fiction. Simplified Chinese rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Guomai, in a pre-empt, by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Tatran

International rights: Fiction. Slovak rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Tatran by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Dobrovsky

International rights: Fiction. Czech rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Dobrovsky by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Nobody Cares to New Metric Media

Television rights: Anne Donahue’s Nobody Cares, a humorous personal essay collection about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business of being alive, optioned to New Metric Media.

Sold: Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Southern Seas to Abrams Books

Fiction: Middle Grade Graphic Novel. Sam Maggs and Kendra Wells’ Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Southern Seas, inspired by two very real, queer, female pirates from the 18th century, to Abrams Books (World, excl. audio).

Sold: Finding Your Higher Self to Adams Media

Non-fiction: Health. Sex and cannabis writer and regular contributor to GQ, Playboy, and Allure, Sophie Saint Thomas’ Finding Your Higher Self: Your Guide to Cannabis for Self-Care, a guide to using cannabis for self-care through meditation, yoga, music, and other activities, to Adams Media (World).

USA TODAY Bestsellers: Top 150

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid hit the USA TODAY top 150 bestseller list.

Wall Street Journal Bestsellers: Fiction

Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah hit #5 on The Wall Street Journal fiction bestseller list.

Sold: How to Speak Boy to Swoon Reads

Fiction: Young Adult. Tiana Smith’s How to Speak Boy, described as You’ve Got Mail meets high school speech and debate, two rivals find themselves exchanging anonymous letters, and soon, their friendly notes turn into something more, but their competitive natures put everything at risk, to Swoon Reads (World).

Sold: Con Quest! to Imprint / Macmillan

Fiction: Middle Grade. Author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Sam Maggs’ Con Quest!, in which twin siblings dodge their too-cool-to-be-geeky older sister as they compete to win a scavenger hunt at a comic convention, to Imprint / Macmillan (World).

Sold: Maybe in Another Life to Urano

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Maybe in Another Life, to Urano.

Sold: Everything Is Negotiable to Karakter

International rights: Non-fiction. Dutch rights to Everything Is Negotiable: The 5 Tactics to Get What You Want in Life, Love, and Work have been sold to Karakter by Seal Press on behalf of author Meg Myers Morgan and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to B2S Publishing

International rights: Fiction. Thai rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to B2S Publishing by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Where the Forest Meets the Stars to Editura Trei

International rights: Fiction. Romanian rights to Where the Forest Meets the Stars have been sold to Editura Trei by Lake Union Publishing on behalf of author Glendy Vanderah and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Unspoken Name to Tor

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. A.K. Larkwood’s The Unspoken Name, in which an orc priestess is rescued from becoming a child sacrifice to her god by a wizard; in return, she trains to be the wizard’s sword-hand, becomes entangled in the dangerous schemes of newly awoken powers, and learns that if you live long enough, all debts come due, to Tor, in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: Internment to Hachette Antoine

International rights: Fiction. Arabic rights to Internment have been sold to Hachette Antoine by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Internment to Bragelonne

International rights: Fiction. French rights to Internment have been sold to Bragelonne by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

New York Times Bestsellers: Young Adult Hardcover

Internment by Samira Ahmed hit #4 on The New York Times young adult hardcover bestseller list.

Washington Post Bestsellers: National Fiction

Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah hit #5 on The Washington Post national fiction bestseller list.

Sold: Lord of Secrets to Blanvalet

International rights: Fiction. German rights to Lord of Secrets have been sold to Blanvalet by Jo Fletcher Books on behalf of author Breanna Teintze and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Eat With Us to Appetite by Random House

Non-fiction: Cooking. Acclaimed husband and wife food bloggers Philip Lago and Mystique Mattai’s Eat With Us: Simple, Mindful Recipes to Make Every Meal an Experience, a cookbook celebrating everyday eating and entertaining by bringing the dining out experience in, to Appetite by Random House (North America).

Sold: Silver in the Wood to Tor.com

Fiction: Fantasy. Emily Tesh’s Silver in the Wood, a lush romantic debut novella, pitched as Naomi Novik’s Uprooted with the romance of C.L. Polk’s Witchmark, about the types of monsters that walk the world—some supernatural and some very human—and the way that entitlement poisons both people and landscapes, to Tor.com, in a two-book deal (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Keep This to Yourself to Pull the Pin Productions and Living Popups

Television rights: Tom Ryan’s Keep This to Yourself, in which a group of lifelong friends is shattered when a serial killer strikes their small town and claims one of their own; one year later, unable to let go, a teen finds himself investigating new clues, and begins to wonder if he can trust anything, including his feelings for his best friend, the boy who died, optioned to Robert Munic of Pull the Pin Productions and Cheryl Bayer of Living Popups, with Munic and Baker producing.

Sold: Last Days of the Concorde to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Narrative. Audio rights to Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel have been sold to Tantor Media by Smithsonian Books on behalf of client Cineflix Media Inc. and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid to Andrews McMeel

Fiction: Graphic Novel. Yao Xiao’s Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid, a collection of new and beloved comics exploring the nuances in searching for identities, connections, and friendships through the life of a young, queer emigrant, to Andrews McMeel (World, excl. audio).

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Wydawnictwo NieZwykle

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to The Night Olivia Fell have been sold to Wydawnictwo NieZwykle by Gallery Books on behalf of author Christina McDonald and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Maybe in Another Life to Eksmo

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s Maybe in Another Life, to Eksmo.

Sold: River Bodies to Newton Compton

International rights: Fiction. Italian rights to River Bodies have been sold to Newton Compton by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Karen Katchur and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Finding Balance to Flux

Fiction: Young Adult. Kati Gardner’s Finding Balance, a companion novel to the author’s debut Brave Enough, in which teen cancer survivors Jase and Mari start to fall for one another during their time at cancer camp over the summer, only for Jase, who has kept his diagnosis a secret, to completely ignore Mari when school starts up again, afraid of being revealed, to Flux (World).

Sold: Internment to Hachette Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Internment have been sold to Hachette Audio by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: My Summer of Love and Misfortune to Simon Pulse

Fiction: Young Adult. Lindsay Wong’s My Summer of Love and Misfortune, pitched as Anna and the French Kiss meets The Joy Luck Club, the story of a Chinese-American teen who takes a trip to Beijing to reconnect with her roots and find herself after being dumped by her boyfriend and rejected from every college she applied to, to Simon Pulse (World).

Sold: Internment to Atom

International rights: Fiction. UK rights to Internment have been sold to Atom by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Dog Writers Association of America Award: Another Good Dog Nominated

Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs by Cara Sue Achterberg was nominated for a Dog Writers Association of America Award for Best Book (Rescue or Adoption).

Sold: Everything Is Negotiable to KM Books

International rights: Non-fiction. Ukrainian rights to Everything Is Negotiable: The 5 Tactics to Get What You Want in Life, Love, and Work have been sold to KM Books by Seal Press on behalf of author Meg Myers Morgan and P.S. Literary.

Sold: What Have You Done to Wydawnictwo Kobiece

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to What Have You Done have been sold to Wydawnictwo Kobiece by Thomas & Mercer on behalf of author Matthew Farrell and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Launching While Female to Beacon Press

Non-fiction: Business. Emerson College professor and former Boston Globe Magazine editor-in-chief Susanne Althoff’s Launching While Female: Smashing the System That Holds Women Entrepreneurs Back, an exploration of the challenges and inequalities of women entrepreneurs in the start-up sphere, based on deep reporting and interviews with 100 female founders and laying out the reasons why equal support of women would mean more and better innovation for everyone, to Beacon Press (World).

Sold: Internment to Grupo Anaya

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Internment have been sold to Grupo Anaya, at auction, by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Road Out of Winter to Mira Books

Fiction: General. Alison Stine’s Road Out of Winter, where a young marijuana farmer must free a teen mom and her daughter from an anarchist cult in a rural West Virginia ravaged by climate change, pitched as a feminist take on The Road meets an Appalachian The Girls, to Mira Books (World English).

Sold: Suggested Reading to Milan

International rights: Fiction. French rights to Dave Connis’ Suggested Reading, to Milan.

Sold: Internment to Blossom Books

International rights: Fiction. Dutch rights to Internment have been sold to Blossom Books by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Geek Girls Don’t Cry to Sterling Publishing

Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Entertainment writer Andrea Towers’ Geek Girls Don’t Cry: Real-Life Lessons from Fictional Female Characters, a celebration of the traits heroic women can call upon, inspired by stories of real-life women and characters from pop culture, to Sterling Publishing (World).

Sold: Kid Activists to Quirk Books

Non-fiction: Middle Grade. Stonewall Honoree Robin Stevenson’s Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change, the latest book in Quirk’s illustrated Kid Legends series, introducing young readers to the childhood lives of over a dozen activists, including Harvey Milk, Rosa Parks, Janet Mock, and more, illustrated by Allison Steinfeld, to Quirk Books (World).

Sold: Internment to The Gotham Group and Chariot Entertainment

Film and Television rights: New York Times bestselling author Samira Ahmed’s Internment, about a near future in the United States where Muslim Americans are forced into an internment camp, and a seventeen-year-old must fight against Islamophobia, oppression, and complicit silence, optioned to The Gotham Group and Chariot Entertainment.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Ikar

International rights: Fiction. Slovak rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Ikar.

Sold: Queen of Coin and Whispers to The O’Brien Press

Fiction: Young Adult Fantasy. Helen Corcoran’s Queen of Coin and Whispers, in which a young queen and her young spymaster wrestle with feelings for one another, amid a financially crumbling kingdom, treason, and the spymaster’s investigation into who murdered her father, pitched as The Winner’s Curse meets Graceling, to The O’Brien Press (World).

Sold: Lord of Secrets to Jo Fletcher Books

Fiction: Fantasy. Breanna Teintze’s Lord of Secrets, following the troubles and adventures of a bad-tempered, good-hearted wizard; about saving the people you love without destroying the world (or yourself) in the process, to Jo Fletcher Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Cleaning Sucks to Griffin

Non-fiction: Lifestyle. Author of Unf*ck Your Habitat and founder of the blog and app of the same name Rachel Hoffman’s Cleaning Sucks: An Unf*ck Your Habitat Guided Journal for Less Mess, Less Stress, and a Home You Don’t Hate, a guided journal to give readers the tools to dig into why their mess keeps recurring, what a perfect home even means, and how to have their home fit their life—not the other way around; stuffed full of exercises broken into manageable bites, meditative pages to fix your relationship with said habitat, and the range of encouragement (on a scale from warm hug to tough love) that has made the UfYH system a life-changer for many already, to Griffin (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Wydawnictwo Poznańskie

International rights: Fiction. Polish rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Wydawnictwo Poznańskie.

Sold: Ruinsong to Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Young Adult Fantasy. Julia Ember’s Ruinsong, set in a world where magic is sung and a gifted teen girl is forced to use her powerful voice to maintain control over a kingdom, while her childhood best friend tries to encourage her to figuratively, and literally, use her voice to fight back, all the while the two wrestle with their feelings for each other, to Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers (World).

Sold: Lost at Sea to Sourcebooks

Fiction: Literary. Author of The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green Erica Boyce’s Lost at Sea, pitched as Liane Moriarty meets Celeste Ng, in which the disappearance of a beloved fisherman from a small village stirs up more than grief as hidden secrets bubble to the surface, touching friends, family, and colleagues, to Sourcebooks (World English).

Nebraska Book Awards: Turned On

Turned On: A Mind-Blowing Investigation into How Sex Has Shaped Our World by Ross Benes won the 2018 Nebraska Book Award for Non-Fiction Culture.

Sold: 8-Bit Apocalypse to Brilliance Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Audio rights to 8-Bit Apocalypse: The Untold Story of Atari’s Missile Command have been sold to Brilliance Audio by The Overlook Press on behalf of author Alex Rubens and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Never Too Late to Audible

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Finance. Audio rights to Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s national bestseller Never Too Late: Take Control of Your Retirement and Your Future, to Audible (World English).

Sold: Suggested Reading to Urano

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Dave Connis’ Suggested Reading, to Urano.

Sold: We Rule the Night to AST Mainstream

International rights: Fiction. Russian rights to We Rule the Night have been sold to AST Mainstream by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on behalf of author Claire Eliza Bartlett and P.S. Literary.

The Globe and Mail Bestsellers: Canadian non-fiction

Nobody Cares by Anne T. Donahue hit #8 on The Globe and Mail Canadian non-fiction bestseller list.

Writers’ Trust Prize: The Woo-Woo Shortlisted

The Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family by Lindsay Wong was shortlisted for the 2018 Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Non-Fiction.

Washington Post Bestsellers: National Fiction

What Have You Done by Matthew Farrell hit #6 on The Washington Post national fiction bestseller list.

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Companhia das Letras

International rights: Fiction. Brazilian rights to Taylor Jenkins Reid’s The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, to Companhia das Letras.

Sold: Frankie and the Creepy Cute Critters to Oni Press

Fiction: Early Reader Graphic Novel. Caitlin Rose Boyle’s Frankie and the Creepy Cute Critters, an early reader graphic novel about a scary fairy and her quest to learn about other creatures who, while considered “scary” by most, are more than they appear, to Oni Press, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: Friendship Signs to Adams Media

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Contributor to HelloGiggles, Horoscopes.com, and Astrology.com, Brianne Hogan’s Friendship Signs: Your Perfect Match(es) Are in the Stars , which connects astrology and friendship to help readers strengthen and improve their relationships, to Adams Media (World).

Sold: Girl Squads to Humanist Publishing Co.

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to Girl Squads: 20 Female Friendships That Changed History have been sold to Humanist Publishing Co. by Quirk Books on behalf of author Sam Maggs and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Color Outside the Lines to Soho Teen

Fiction: Young Adult Anthology. Sangu Mandanna’s Color Outside the Lines: Stories about Love, an anthology centered around interracial relationships and the complicated, rewarding and humorous dynamics between friends, family and first loves, featuring notable authors like Anna-Marie McLemore, Elsie Chapman, Karuna Riazi, Lydia Kang, L.L. McKinney, Lori Lee, Lauren Gibaldi, Tara Sim, Eric Smith, Caroline Tung Richmond, Kelly Zetas, Tarun Shanker, and New York Times bestsellers Samira Ahmed and Adam Silvera, to Soho Teen (World).

Sold: The Codebook Murders to Audible

Audio rights: Fiction: Mystery/Crime. USA TODAY bestselling author Leslie Nagel’s The Codebook Murders, book four in The Oakwood Book Club Mystery Series, in which vintage fashionista and amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter and her fellow book club members attempt to solve Oakwood’s most famous cold case, to Audible (World English).

Sold: Dear Scarlet to Arsenal Pulp Press

Non-fiction: Graphic Novel. Teresa Wong’s Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression, a memoir of postpartum depression, told in pictures, to Arsenal Pulp Press (World, excl. audio).

Sold: We Came Here to Forget to Atria Books

Fiction: General. Andrea Dunlop’s We Came Here to Forget, following a young Olympic skier who loses everything—her career, her family, and the love of her life—and escapes to Buenos Aires, where she reinvents herself after a family tragedy, meets a colorful group of ex-pats, and is swept up in the city’s tango scene, pitched as Astonish Me meets You Will Know Me, to Atria Books (World English).

Sold: The Codebook Murders to Alibi / Penguin Random House

Fiction: Mystery/Crime. USA TODAY bestselling author Leslie Nagel’s The Codebook Murders, book four in The Oakwood Book Club Mystery Series, in which vintage fashionista and amateur sleuth Charley Carpenter and her fellow book club members attempt to solve Oakwood’s most famous cold case, to Alibi / Penguin Random House (World English, excl. audio).