Recent Sales

15 March, 2017

OTHERWISE ENGAGED, Lindsey J. Palmer

Former staffer at Self, Glamour and Redbook, Lindsey J. Palmer’s OTHERWISE ENGAGED, in which a young woman’s hold on love, life, and sanity is shaken when her fiance’s novel, a thinly veiled account of his relationship with his wild ex-girlfriend, becomes a national sensation.  (Skyhorse/World Rights/Spring 2018)

 


13 March, 2017

Women on the Front Lines, Eileen Rivers

How three American female soldiers and an Afghan woman fought the Taliban and won. Eileen Rivers  is a journalist who served in the US military in Iraq as an Arabic translator; she sits on the editorial board of USA Today. (Da Capo/Hachette, World Rights, May 2018)


3 March, 2017

SUPERBUG: Why India Will Produce the Next Epidemic, Geeta Anand

The next big global epidemic is likely to come from new strains of antibiotic-resistant “nightmare bacteria,” which are often fatal.  A prize-winning journalist at The New York Times will trace these bacteria from their source in the hospitals and towns of India, as she follows their journey, including to the USA, and will explore the threat they pose and how scientists are trying to combat them. (Juggernaut Books/India, Indian Subcontinent Rights/All Indian Languages/2018)


2 March, 2017

HOGTOWN MARKET & GOVERNMENT STATION 12, Marianne Kirby

Books 2 & 3 in the Feral Seasons Trilogy (the follow-up to Dust Bath Revival), set in dusty South Florida in an undetermined time past, when insatiable want fuels a suspenseful, dark, twisty zombie story featuring a fat and queer small-town woman on the run. (Curiosity Quills, World English Rights, Spring 2018, Spring 2019)


1 February, 2017

BERING SEA STRONG: Finding Strength Among Fish and Men, Laura Hartema

Seaworthy meets Wild in the spirited memoir of a young woman on a journey to find her place between land and sea.  Spending 90 challenging days as the sole woman and scientist on a commercial fishing boat on Alaska’s treacherous Bering Sea, Hartema unravels an unsettled past as she finds her strength to overcome adversity and embraces life’s uncertainty. (Skyhorse Publishing, World Rights, March 2018)


16 January, 2017

CELTIC MYTHOLOGY: Tales of Gods, Goddesses and Heroes, Philip Freeman

Audio sale:  An accessible and vivid collection of stories featuring the ancient tribal people of Ireland, Scotland and France, featuring magical Welsh queens and great Irish warriors, by a noted classicist.  To be published in March 2017 by Oxford University Press. (Brilliance/Audible, World English2017)


28 December, 2016

COLD HARD TRUTH ABOUT YOU AND ME, Anne Greenwood Brown

A former good girl and a star hockey player, court-ordered to the same juvenile work crew, must decide to help each other heal their wounded pasts, if only the pasts would strop trying to destroy their futures. Greenwood Brown is the author of GIRL LAST SEEN and the LIES BENEATH trilogy.  (Albert Whitman, World Rights, Spring 2018)

 

 

 


16 December, 2016

THE MINDFUL WOMAN, Caroline S. Welch

Scientifically-based, practical strategies to help busy women achieve lasting personal and professional well-being by a long-time mindfulness practitioner. (Tarcher Perigee/Penguin Random House, World Rights, January 2019)


10 November, 2016

LOVE AND…Assholes, The One & Other Fun Ways to Sabotage Your Relationship, Jen Kim

From the popular thirty-something Psychology Today blogger–Valley Girl with a Brain–comes a self-help book that doesn’t want you to change. Kim draws on personal experience as well as the latest scientific findings to shed light on why we do the things we do when it comes to relationships. (Skyhorse Publishing, World Rights, 2018)


18 October, 2016

WITNESS: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom, Ariel Burger

Tuesdays with Morrie meets The Last Lecture when a devoted student, friend and protege of Elie Wiesel–one of the world’s greatest thinkers, author of more than 40 books,  and teacher for four decades–takes us into the sacred space of the classroom, and shares the remarkable interactions and lessons he witnesses there about what it means to be human, how to live with the past and in the present. Ariel Burger is a rabbi, , teacher, veteran of the world of Jewish philanthropy and education, and a visual artist. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, North American Rights, September 2018)