What authors received new YA book deals? (April 13)


What authors received new YA book deals? We round-up new YA book deal announcements from around the web.

Final Terry Pratchett novel to release in September

The fifth and final Discworld novel from Terry Pratchett will release from HarperCollins on September 15th, according to Publisher’s Weekly. The Shepherd’s Crown will complete the story of the beloved teen witch Tiffany Aching.

Maggie Stiefvater to release tarot card deck, tarot book

Maggie Stiefvater has partnered with Llewellyn Worldwide to release a tarot card deck in fall 2015, according to Publisher’s Weekly. A book entitled The Raven’s Prophecy Tarot will accompany the deck and talk about both the cards and the creative life.

Short story collection sells to Philomel

hilomel acquired Dalia Betolin-Sherman’s debut short story collection for publication in spring 2017, according to Publisher’s Weekly. When The World Became White is about an Ethiopian girl’s immigration to Israel and the new life she finds there.

26 Kisses sells to Simon Pulse

Simon Pulse bought Anna Michels’ debut novel 26 Kisses for publication in summer 2016, according to Publisher’s Weekly. Veda’s boyfriend dumps her right after graduation and she embarks on a quest to kiss 26 boys, “one with a name for each letter of the alphabet.”

Wattpad trilogy bought by Sourcebooks Fire

Estelle Maskame’s popular Dimily Wattpad series will be published as the Did I Mention I Love You trilogy by Sourcebooks Fire for publication in 2016, according to Publisher’s Weekly. Eden falls for her stepbrother Tyler during a summer in southern California.

Simon Pulse picks up Laura Stampler’s debut

Simon Pulse bought Laura Stampler’s debut Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies for publication in summer 2016, according to Publisher’s Weekly. Harper moves to New York City to work as a dating blogger as a teen magazine, but she’s not exactly a dating expert.

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