Titles of note
SPIRAL by Mila Ferrera
SANCTUM by Sarah Fine, book 1 in THE GUARDS OF THE SHADOWLANDS series
LIVING VIOLET by Jaime Reed, book 1 in the CAMBION CHRONICLES
SCAN by Walter Jury and S.E. Fine (Putnam Children's / May 1, 2014)
OF METAL AND WISHES by Sarah Fine (Margaret K. McElderry Books / August 5, 2014)
THE LITTLE WORLD OF LIZ CLIMO by Liz Climo (Running Press / September 23, 2014)
Animated stickers from animator Liz Climo's THE LITTLE WORLD OF LIZ CLIMO (coming from Running Press September 2014) to Cubie, a messaging app available on Apple, Google Play or PC/Mac at cubie.com, available now, by Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.
Author of the Guards of the Shadowlands series, Sarah Fine's MARKED, the first title in her adult paranormal romance series, pitched as GREY'S ANATOMY meets Ilona Andrews, to David Pomerico at 47North, in a two-book deal, in a pre-empt, by Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
Illustrator, and visual development artist for Nickelodeon, Sarah Marino will be illustrating the cover for Michelle Houts' WINTERFROST, set to publish in Fall 2014 by Candlewick. Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media did the deal.
Author-illustrator Julie-Anne Graham's THE PERFECT PERCIVAL PRIGGS, about a young boy who's perfect in every possible way, but when his aunt comes to town, she uncovers what is hidden behind his perfect smile, pitched as a young Sheldon from Big Bang Theory meets Tim Burton, to Lisa Cheng at Running Press Kids, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media.
Virginia Boecker's debut THE WITCH HUNTER, set in an alternative 16th-century London, in which the only girl in the king's elite group of witch hunters is framed for being a witch herself, finding freedom at the hands of the world's most wanted wizard, pitched as Shadow and Bone meets The Tudors, to Pam Gruber at Little, Brown Children's, in a three-book deal, at auction, for publication in Spring 2015, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
Ebook only rights to Rochelle Alers' HIDEAWAY, HIDDEN AGENDA, VOWS, HEAVEN SENT, and HARVEST MOON to Risa Chubinsky of Audio Go by Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc. on behalf of Nancy Coffey Literary & Media Representation.
The Simpsons character artist Liz Climo's debut RORY THE DINOSAUR, about a young T-Rex named Rory, his dry-humored dinosaur dad, and their heartwarming and humorous relationship, to Connie Hsu at Little, Brown Children's, in a two-book deal, at auction, for publication in Spring 2015, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
Simpson's character artist and lizclimo.tumblr.com blogger Liz Climo's THE LITTLE WORLD OF LIZ, a collection of comics, including 40 new, original comics, to Jennifer Kasius at Running Press, at auction, by Kathleen Ortiz at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).
Illustrator Sarah Marino will be illustrating the repackaged covers for Lois Ruby's middle grade mysteries STEAL AWAY HOME and SOON BE FREE for publication in 2013 and 2014 by Simon & Schuster's Aladdin imprint. Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media did the deal. Marino is a children's book illustrator and visual development artist with Reel FX who's worked on movies like Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem, and the upcoming 2014 animated feature from Guillermo del Toro: The Book of Life. Her portfolio is viewable at sarahmarino.com.
Sarah Fine's OF METAL AND WISHES, about a 17-year-old girl who moves in with her father, the resident doctor for the town's slaughterhouse, and discovers the myth of the factory ghost may not be a myth at all, to Ruta Rimas at Margaret K. McElderry Books, in a very nice deal, at auction, in a two-book deal, for publication in Winter 2014, by Kathleen Ortiz of New Leaf Literary & Media (NA).
Debut author team Walter Jury and S.E. Fine's SCAN and a sequel, BURN, a high-action thriller about a 16-year-old boy who has been prepared his whole life for "something important," only to discover it means he's one of the last humans left on earth, to Stacey Barney at Putnam Children's, in a good deal, by Joanna Volpe and Kathleen Ortiz at Nancy Coffey Literary & Media Representation (world English).