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ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie Gonzales (Wednesday Books)
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QUEST FOR THE NAUTILUS by Jason Henderson (Feiwel & Friends)
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Moe Ferrara
BookEnds Literary

Since opening its doors in 1999, BookEnds Literary Agency has never strayed from our original goal: Achieving dreams and doing what we love. Representing fiction and nonfiction for adults and children alike, BookEnds agents continue to live their dreams while helping authors achieve theirs.

First opened as a book packaging company, we were originally looking to take our own fresh and fun ideas and find just the right people to create the books publishers and readers were looking for. Over time, we missed working on fiction and seeing what could come from an author's imagination as well as an author's platform. So not two years after opening its doors, BookEnds changed its literary status to Agency.

While the industry has changed, and BookEnds has grown, the one thing we've never lost is our passion and love for books and the authors who create them.


GENRES & SPECIALTIES
General fiction, Romance, Fantasy/science fiction, Juvenile fiction, Reference, Lifestyle, Graphic novels, LGBT+, Young Adult, Middle Grade
LEADING CLIENTS
Sophie Gonzales, Dee Garretson, Hallee Adelman, Jason Henderson, Matthew Dow Smith, Jeremy Whitley
MOST RECENT SALES/ FORTHCOMING BOOKS
PB Titles:
- FRANKENSLIME illustrated by Ashley Belote (Feiwel & Friends, Summer 2021)
- WAY PAST WORRIED by Hallee Adelman (Albert Whitman, September 2020)
- WAY PAST MAD by Hallee Adelman (Albert Whitman, March 2020)

MG Titles:
- DALYA AND THE MAGIC INK BOTTLE by J.M. Evenson (Capstone, Fall 2020)
- YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO: QUEST FOR THE NAUTILUS by Jason Henderson (Feiwel & Friends, March 2020)
- YOUNG CAPTAIN NEMO by Jason Henderson (Feiwel & Friends, March 2019)

YA Titles:
- THE SKY BLUES by Robbie Couch (S&S Books for Young Readers, Spring 2021)
- ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie Gonzales (Wednesday Books, March 2020)
- GONE BY NIGHTFALL by Dee Garretson (Swoon Reads, January 2020)
- LAW OF INERTIA by S. Gonzales (Amberjack, October 2018)
- MILES AWAY FROM YOU by A.B. Rutledge (HMH Teen, March 2018)

Graphic Novel Titles:
- THE DOG KNIGHT (3 book series) by Jeremy Whitley (Feiwel & Friends, Winter 2022)
- THE OCTOBER GIRL by Matthew Dow Smith (Insight Comics, Fall 2020)

Adult titles:
- COME HOME TO ME + 2 more Whitman Street Cat Café by Kate McMurray (Sourcebooks, Fall 2020)
- HERE COMES THE FLOOD + 2 more Elite Athletes by Kate McMurray (Dreamspinner, Spring 2020)
- DAMAGE CONTROL + 1 untitled by Kate McMurray (Carina Press, Summer 2018)
- DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS + 5 other books in her SciRegency Series by J.L. Langley (Dreamspinner Press, Summer 2018)

SPECIALIZED TRAINING, WORK EXPERIENCE, HONORS
After graduating from Pace Law School in 2012 (with an emphasis in Intellectual Property rights), Moe worked for several years in the scouting department of a leading book scout in NYC. She joined BookEnds in May of 2015 and is excited to continue to grow her list of talented clients.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Moe is interested in fictional works for all ages, including picture books, middle-grade, young adults, and adult readers. Her favorite genres include contemporary, fantasy, historical, horror, magical realism, re-tellings, romance, science fiction and anything LGBTQIA-centric. She's particularly keen to find books with pain-in-the-ass heroines, dark and creepy settings with lyrical voices, and books with well-thought out twists and turns. SciFi should be easily accessible and horror should not make her need to keep the lights on! Send her your LGBT+ books that are about more than just a coming out story. Her list tends to skew towards children's fiction, but she is on the hunt for select authors in the above adult genres as well. Overall, though, she loves being surprised by books she never knew she wanted—so if it seems like a fit, query her!

Moe is also open to select narrative nonfiction titles dealing with LGBT+ history, theatre (including biographies or theatrical analysis such as Horowitz's Sondheim on Music), and music theory.

She is not a good fit for upmarket/literary fiction, cozy mysteries, true crime, women's fiction, high fantasy, hard sci-fi, or inspirational romances.

For the most up-to-date wants, see her #MSWL tweets, #MSWL page, and various #MSWL posts on the BookEnds site. To query Moe, please visit her QueryManager page at: http://queryme.online/mferrara

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