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2017 to 2016

Sold: Woo-Woo to Arsenal Pulp Press

Non-fiction: Memoir. Columbia MFA graduate Lindsay Wong’s debut Woo-Woo: How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family, a darkly comedic memoir about her “crazy” Chinese family, to Arsenal Pulp Press (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Anchorboy and Number Two to Audible

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Memoir. Audio rights to Jay Onrait’s Anchorboy: True Tales from the World of Sportscasting and Number Two: More Short Tales from a Very Tall Man, to Audible (World English).

Sold: Southern Storm to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Narrative. Audio rights to Southern Storm: The Tragedy of Flight 242 have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Smithsonian Books on behalf of client Cineflix Media Inc. and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Love, Hate & Other Filters to Nuevo Extremo

International rights: Fiction. Spanish rights to Samira Ahmed’s Love, Hate & Other Filters, to Nuevo Extremo.

Sold: Love, Hate & Other Filters to Lavender Lit

International rights: Fiction. Swedish rights to Samira Ahmed’s Love, Hate & Other Filters, to Lavender Lit.

Sold: Love, Hate & Other Filters to Hot Key Books

International rights: Fiction. UK & Commonwealth rights to Love, Hate & Other Filters have been sold to Hot Key Books by Soho Teen on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Our Realm Is the Night to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Fiction: Young Adult. Claire Bartlett’s Our Realm Is the Night, pitched as Code Name Verity meets The Crown’s Game, in which two teens – one the daughter of a general, the other the daughter of a traitor – who use illegal magic to fly planes in the first women’s military unit organized for an epic war, and face enemies within and without, but the greatest peril may be their distrust of each other, to Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Modernista

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

Sold: The Subway Girls to Feltrinelli

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

Sold: The Subway Girls to Nouvion Trade

International rights: Fiction. Hungarian rights to The Subway Girls have been sold to Nouvion Trade by St. Martin’s Press on behalf of author Susie Orman Schnall and P.S. Literary.

Sold: She Regrets Nothing to Tantor Media

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Audio rights to She Regrets Nothing have been sold to Tantor Media by Atria Books on behalf of author Andrea Dunlop and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Night Olivia Fell to Gallery Books

Fiction: Domestic Suspense. Christina McDonald-Leggs’ The Night She Fell, about a single mother piecing together the shocking truth behind the events that left her teenage daughter brain dead, while dealing with the revelation that she can’t turn off her life support because she’s pregnant, to Gallery Books, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: Oven to Table to Penguin Canada

Non-fiction: Cooking. Creator of the blog Family Bites, Jan Scott’s Oven to Table, a collection of one-pan/one-pot recipes utilizing six common cooking vessels including a skillet, sheet pan and Dutch oven, to Penguin Canada (World).

Sold: You Got This to Seal Press

Non-fiction: Advice/Relationships. Professor and TEDX speaker Dr. Meg Myers Morgan’s You Got This, a work and life guide covering how women can negotiate—with ourselves and our self-imposed limitations—for the lives we want, including advice on goal-setting, success, family, and career, to Seal Press (World).

Sold: Nobody Cares to ECW Press

Non-fiction: Essay Collection. Anne Donahue’s Nobody Cares, a humorous personal essay collection about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business of being alive, to ECW Press (World).

Sold: Grown Up Drinks to Andrews McMeel

Non-fiction: Food/Drink. Spirits editor for The Manual Sam Slaughter’s Grown Up Drinks, on how to make cocktails inspired by nostalgic 90’s beverages like Ecto Cooler and Capri Sun as well as original themed craft cocktails like Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum, to Andrews McMeel (World).

Sold: Love, Hate & Other Filters to Recorded Books

Audio rights: Fiction: Young Adult. Audio rights to Love, Hate & Other Filters have been sold to Recorded Books by Soho Teen on behalf of author Samira Ahmed and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Science of Orphan Black to Audible

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Audio rights to The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion have been sold to Audible by ECW Press on behalf of authors Nina Nesseth and Casey Griffin and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Flight 981 Disaster to Dreamscape Media

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Narrative. Audio rights to The Flight 981 Disaster: Tragedy, Treachery, and the Pursuit of Truth have been sold to Dreamscape Media by Smithsonian Books on behalf of client Cineflix Media Inc. and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Perfect Assassin to Tor

Fiction: Fantasy. K.A. Doore’s debut fantasy trilogy, Assassins of Ghadid, beginning with The Perfect Assassin, centering on a desert city where control over water means control over both life and magic itself, to Tor, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: The Subway Girls to Macmillan Audio

Audio rights: Fiction: General. Audio rights to The Subway Girls have been sold to Macmillan Audio by St. Martin’s Press on behalf of author Susie Orman Schnall and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Subway Girls to St. Martin’s Press

Fiction: General. Author of The Balance Project Susie Orman Schnall’s The Subway Girls, a dual-timeline narrative featuring a 1949 Miss Subways contestant and a modern-day advertising executive whose careers and lives intersect, pitched as Mad Men meets The Dollhouse, to St. Martin’s Press, in a two-book deal (World).

Sold: When the Truth Unravels to Sky Pony Press

Fiction: Young Adult. RuthAnne Snow’s When the Truth Unravels, which follows four best friends through the drama of prom night; when one of them goes missing, it stirs up feelings and secrets about a recent tragedy, changing their friendship forever, to Sky Pony Press (World).

Sold: River Bodies to Thomas & Mercer

Fiction: Mystery/Suspense. Karen Katchur’s River Bodies, about two murders 20 years apart that connect a new detective, a retired police chief’s daughter, and the local motorcycle gang, pitched as The Dry meets The Weight of Blood, to Thomas & Mercer (World).

Sold: What Have You Done to Thomas & Mercer

Fiction: Thriller. Matthew Farrell’s What Have You Done, when two brothers who work in Philadelphia’s Homicide Department dive deeper into the murder investigation of a woman they both know, they begin to suspect one another as the murderer, to Thomas & Mercer (World).

Sold: Another Good Dog to Pegasus Books

Non-fiction: Memoir. Cara Sue Achterberg’s Another Good Dog: One Family and Fifty Foster Dogs, the heartwarming story of one family fostering 50 dogs as the author filled her empty nest with a series of homeless pups and as she struggled to let her grown children go, to Pegasus Books (World).

Sold: Brave Enough to Flux

Fiction: Young Adult. Kati Gardner’s Brave Enough, pitched as Bunheads meets The Fault In Our Stars, in which a ballerina is diagnosed with a bone tumor, connects with a fellow patient who is battling his own demons, and pushes to find the strength to dance again at a cancer camp, to Flux (World).

Sold: Pax Novis to Entangled Teen

Fiction: Young Adult. Erica Cameron’s Pax Novis, a YA trilogy pitched as The Expanse meets Star Trek: Voyager, in which the human colonies spread across the Milky Way have been at war for centuries and everyone depends on the resources carried by massive cargo ships, and though they don’t know it, some stowaway teens hiding on-board the NOVIS may be humankind’s only hope when these ships start to vanish, to Entangled Teen, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: A Spark of White Fire to Sky Pony Press

Fiction: Young Adult. Sangu Mandanna’s A Spark of White Fire, pitched as Red Rising meets An Ember in the Ashes, a multicultural YA space opera inspired by the Mahabharata in which a cursed and forgotten child of an empire’s queen wants to return to her real family, and finds herself on the wrong side of a war, to Sky Pony Press, in a three-book deal (World).

Sold: Speak the Ocean to Reuts

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Rebecca Enzor’s Speak the Ocean, pitched as The Little Mermaid meets Blackfish, in which a trainer at the world’s first mermaid theme park has to risk his life and turn his back on the people he cares about, to let the world know that the park’s ill-treated mermaids are just as human as we are, to Reuts (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: When the Beat Drops to Sky Pony Press

Fiction: Young Adult. Anna Hecker’s When the Beat Drops, pitched as This Song Will Save Your Life meets Pitch Perfect at an EDM festival, in which a diehard jazz nerd discovers a passion and talent for DJing and tries to save her troubled sister while navigating a rocky relationship with an older guy, to Sky Pony Press (World).

Sold: Making Friends With Giants to Harper Perennial

Non-fiction: Memoir. Mental health advocate and former Def Poetry Jam star Bassey Ikpi’s essay collection Making Friends With Giants, a deeply personal work that chronicles the Nigerian-American author’s life living with bi-polar II disorder and anxiety as a woman of color, and combating the stigma surrounding it, to Harper Perennial (North America).

Sold: Eat Your Feelings to Wednesday Books

Non-fiction: Cooking. The Food Mood Girl Lindsey Smith’s Eat Your Feelings: The Food Mood Girl’s Guide to Transforming Your Emotional Eating, a health and wellness cookbook about choosing the right kind of food that kicks your emotional cravings but also helps improve your mood, gives you energy, and keeps you healthy, to Wednesday Books (World English).

Sold: Don’t Go to School! to Sterling Children’s Books

Fiction: Picture Book. Shortlisted for the 2016 Children’s Irish Book of the Year Award author Máire Zepf and illustrator Tarsila Krüse’s Don’t Go to School!, a twist on the first-day-of-school story wherein a little bear named Benno is ready and eager to start school—but whose Mommy is not, to Sterling Children’s Books, on behalf of Futa Fata (North America).

Sold: Suggested Reading to Katherine Tegen Books

Fiction: Young Adult. Dave Connis’ Suggested Reading, in which a teen girl responds to her school’s overreaching book ban by starting an underground library-her secret book hustling sparks a reading rebellion that sweeps through the school, sparking a wildfire of unforeseen consequences, friendships, and conversations about the importance of empathy, pitched as The Book Thief meets Andrew Smith’s Winger, to Katherine Tegen Books (World English).

Sold: Modern Lunch to Appetite by Random House

Non-fiction: Cooking. Taste Canada award winner and Whole Bowls author Allison Day’s Modern Lunch: Assembling the New Midday Meal, 85 recipes that will update the concept of lunch while focusing on contemporary appetites and preferences, to Appetite by Random House (World).

Sold: Broken Bay to Atria Books

Fiction: General. Andrea Dunlop’s Broken Bay, pitched as Bridesmaids meets Lost, a novella about a bachelorette trip gone wrong, to Atria Books (World English).

Sold: The Book Club Murders to Audible

Audio rights: Fiction: Mystery/Crime. Leslie Nagel’s first three books in The Oakwood Mystery Series, beginning with her Evanovich-like debut The Book Club Murders, in which dress shop owner Charley Carpenter’s investigation into why her fellow book club members keep dropping dead is repeatedly interfered in by distractingly handsome police detective Marcus Trenault, to Audible (World English).

Sold: These Things I’ve Done to HarperTeen

Fiction: Young Adult. Rebecca Phillips’ non-linear YA novel These Things I’ve Done, in which a teen girl accidentally causes the death of her best friend, and must learn to forgive herself while falling in love with her friend’s younger brother, to HarperTeen, with a second untitled teen novel, for publication in Summer 2017 and 2018 respectively (World English).

Sold: The Science of Orphan Black to ECW Press

Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Scientist-writers Casey Griffin and Nina Nesseth, with co-creator Graeme Manson and science consultant Cosima Herter’s The Science of Orphan Black: The Official Companion, an official guide to the science in TV show Orphan Black, to ECW Press, in association with Boat Rocker Media (World).

Sold: The Flight 981 Disaster to Smithsonian Books

Non-fiction: Narrative. Journalist Samme Chittum authors the first companion book to the global hit series Air Disasters, currently airing on Smithsonian Channel, examining one of the most alarming disasters in aviation history, the terrifying similarities between the crash of Turkish Airlines 981 and the harrowing landing of American Airlines Flight 96, to Smithsonian Books, in a three-book deal, on behalf of Cineflix Media Inc. (World).

Sold: Love, Hate & Other Filters to Soho Teen

Fiction: Young Adult. Debut author Samira Ahmed’s Love, Hate & Other Filters, in which a Muslim teenager struggles with parental expectations and forbidden romance, then finds herself a victim of a hate crime after a nearby terrorist attack ignites an outbreak of Islamophobia in her small town, to Soho Teen, for publication in Spring 2018 (World English).

Sold: CEO of Everything to Woongjin Think Big Co.

International rights: Non-fiction. Korean rights to Gail Vaz-Oxlade and Victoria Ryce’s CEO of Everything: Flying Solo and Soaring, to Woongjin Think Big Co.

Sold: CEO of Everything to HarperCollins Canada

Non-fiction: Finance. Host of Til Debt Do Us Part and Princess, #1 bestselling author of Debt-Free Forever and Money Talks, and personal finance guru Gail Vaz-Oxlade, and author of MarketWise, blogger, and international corporate trainer Victoria Ryce’s CEO of Everything: Flying Solo and Soaring, mapping out the territory that singles find themselves in-whether through separation, divorce, death of a partner, or to those who come to the realization that partnership isn’t in the cards-and guiding readers through topics that form the new land of singleness, to HarperCollins Canada (Canada, English).

Sold: She Regrets Nothing to Atria Books

Fiction: General. Andrea Dunlop’s She Regrets Nothing, where The Heiresses meets Vanity Fair, a tale of family, wealth, social climbing and murder, to Atria Books (World English).

Sold: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo to Kulinaria Publishing

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

Sold: Definitions of Indefinable Things to Editorial Edhasa

International rights: Fiction. Latin American rights to Definitions of Indefinable Things have been sold to Editorial Edhasa by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on behalf of author Whitney Taylor and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Unf*ck Your Habitat to MVG Verlag

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

Sold: Unf*ck Your Habitat to Eksmo

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

Sold: Turned On to HighBridge Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: General. Audio rights to Turned On: A Mind-Blowing Investigation into How Sex Has Shaped Our World have been sold to HighBridge Audio by Sourcebooks on behalf of author Ross Benes and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Wonder Women to Penguin Random House Audio

Audio rights: Non-fiction: Pop Culture. Audio rights to Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History have been sold to Penguin Random House Audio by Quirk Books on behalf of author Sam Maggs and P.S. Literary.

Sold: Turned On to Sourcebooks

Non-fiction: General. Journalist Ross Benes’ Turned On: A Mind-Blowing Investigation into How Sex Has Shaped Our World, a topical and timely exploration of the relationship between sex and our society in everything from religion and politics to technology and economics, to Sourcebooks, for publication in Spring 2017 (World).

Sold: Luminator to Reuts

Fiction: Sci-Fi/Fantasy. Laurel Amberdine’s Luminator, pitched as a mix of Rossi’s Under the Never Sky and Carson’s Girl of Fire and Thorns, set in a world where nations wage an endless war over an island that produces deadly magical light, a young Luminator with the ability to manipulate that light, and a rebel with a heart set on peace, must join forces to save their realm while wrestling with growing feelings for one another, to Reuts (World English, excl. audio).

Sold: Wonder Women to Butik Yayincilik

International rights: Non-fiction. Turkish rights to Wonder Women: 25 Innovators, Inventors, and Trailblazers Who Changed History have been sold to Butik Yayincilik by Quirk Books on behalf of author Sam Maggs and P.S. Literary.

Sold: The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy to Lark Productions

Television rights: Sam Maggs’ The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy, an illustrated handbook of fandom and feminism, optioned to Lark Productions.