December 3, 2019 - HOW MAYA GOT FIERCE, by Sona Charaipotra
Children's: Young Adult Fiction
Author of SYMPTOMS OF A HEARTBREAK Sona Charaipotra's HOW MAYA GOT FIERCE, in which a 17-year-old Indian-American California farm girl accidentally lands her dream job at a New York City women's magazine with only one problem—they think she's 26, to Erin Stein at Imprint, with Weslie Turner editing, in a nice deal, in an exclusive submission, for publication in spring 2021, by Victoria Marini at Irene Goodman Agency, on behalf of CAKE Literary (world English).
November 19, 2019 - SUNNY G AND A SERIES OF RASH DECISIONS?Children's: Young Adult Fiction?Dana Chidiac at Dial has bought world rights to Navdeep Singh Dhillon's YA debut Sunny G and a Series of Rash Decisions. When Sunny Gill gets dumped by his prom date, he thinks the night is going to be a disaster - but that's just the beginning. What follows is a 24-hour romp as Sunny chases a pair of mislaid post-prom party tickets and the girl who took them through his hometown of Fresno, California, and comes to terms with life after high school.
April 17, 2018 - TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY, by Kwame Mbalia?Children's: Middle Grade Fiction?Kwame Mbalia's TRISTAN STRONG PUNCHES A HOLE IN THE SKY, pitched as a middle grade American Gods, the book stars a seventh-grade boy who accidentally creates a hole into the Midpass, a world where ancient African gods clash with gods of African-American legend and he must race to repair the rip before the iron monsters wreaking havoc in the Midpass consume their world and ours, to Stephanie Owens Lurie at Rick Riordan Presents, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2020, by Victoria Marini at Irene Goodman Agency on behalf of CAKE LITERARY.
December 6, 2017 - THE TROUBLE WITH SHOOTING STARS, by Meg Cannistra?Children's: Middle Grade Fiction?Meg Cannistra's THE TROUBLE WITH SHOOTING STARS, about a young artist coming to terms with an injury and the new dynamics in her large Italian family following a traumatic accident, who gets swept up in the magical world of the spazzitrici - and old Italian order of moon sweepers - but soon learns that there are some things magic can't fix on its own, to Liz Kossnar at Simon & Schuster Children's, by Victoria Marini at the Irene Goodman Agency on behalf of CAKE Literary.
December 6, 2017 - THE BATTLE, by Karuna Riazi?Children's: Middle Grade Fiction?Karuna Riazi's THE BATTLE, a futuristic follow up to the debut THE GAUNTLET; when a boy and his new friend play a strange game called THE BATTLE, it's up to them to oust the game's powerful Architect and his new partner, the Mastermind, to save the world, to Zareen Jaffery at Salaam Reads, by Victoria Marini at the Irene Goodman Agency on behalf of CAKE Literary.
November 20, 2017 - A MATCH MADE IN MEHENDI, by Nandini Bajpai?Children's: Young Adult Fiction
Nandini Bajpai's A MATCH MADE IN MEHENDI, about an Indian-American teen girl, who comes from a long line of matchmakers, and decides to try to gain popularity in high school using her family's matchmaking traditions to create a dating app, to Nikki Garcia at Little, Brown Children's, for publication in Spring 2019, by Victoria Marini at Irene Goodman Agency on behalf of CAKE Literary (World English).
October 31, 2017 - PROGNOSIS: LOVE & DEATH (PUBBED AS Symptoms of a Heartbreak)?Children's: Young Adult Fiction?Tiny Pretty Things author Sona Charaipotra's Prognosis: Love & Death. Pitched as The Mindy Project meets Grey's Anatomy, the YA contemporary novel follows a 16-year-old girl genius, the youngest M.D. in America, as she navigates an oncology internship, her big Indian family, and falling for a guitar-toting skater boy. The catch: he's her patient. To Rhoda Belleza at IMPRINT, by Victoria Marini at Irene Goodman Agency, on behalf of CAKE Literary. The novel is slated for spring 2019.
April 19, 2016 - LOVE SUGAR MAGIC by Anna Meriano?Children's: Middle grade?Anna Meriano's LOVE SUGAR MAGIC, in which a little girl discovers that she comes from a long and distinguished line of brujas - witches of Mexican ancestry- who have been serving up magic from their family owned panaderia for generations, but when she bungles a spell, she must race to fix it before her mother and sisters find out she's been practicing magic in secret, or she could lose not only their trust, but the first real friend she's ever had, to Jordan Brown at Walden Pond Press, at auction, in a two-book deal, by Victoria Marini at Gelfman Schneider/ICM, on behalf of CAKE Literary.
February 26, 2016 - GAUNTLET OF BLOOD AND SAND by Karuna Riazi?Children's: Middle grade?Karuna Riazi's GAUNTLET OF BLOOD AND SAND, in which a 12-year-old Bangladeshi-American girl, with the help of her two friends, sets out to rescue her brother from a supernatural board game, to Zareen Jaffery at Salaam Reads, by Victoria Marini at Gelfman Schneider/ICM on behalf of CAKE Literary.
October 18, 2013 - DARK POINTE by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton (Pubbed as Tiny Pretty Things and Shiny Broken Pieces)?Children's: Young Adult?Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton's DARK POINTE, a mystery in the vein of PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, that digs beneath the practiced poise of a cutthroat Manhattan ballet academy, where three young protagonists will do whatever it takes to be in the prima position, while navigating secrets, lies, and the pressure that comes with being prodigies, to Sarah Landis at Harper Teen, in a good deal, in a pre-empt, for two books, by Victoria Marini at Gelfman Schneider/ICM on behalf of CAKE Literary (World English).?German rights to Heyne, also in a pre-empt, by Sophie Harris at Curtis Brown UK.