May 242018
 

Author photo of Sue Burke.Sue Burke’s SEMIOSIS: PAX, a sequel to SEMIOSIS, in which Earth sends new emissaries to the planet Pax, the planet where plants are the dominant intelligent species, and an untitled novel about perfect human clones and their struggle to fit into an imperfect world, again to Jennifer Gunnels at Tor, by Jennie Goloboy.

May 212018
 
Author photo of Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley.

Photo credit: Sue Grubman

Dana Leydig at Puffin has acquired two novels by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley. The first, As We Go Forth, is a contemporary romance told in alternating perspectives; it features Juniper and Fitz, two high school seniors with vastly different views about the future, who meet unexpectedly on their respective college tours. Publication is planned for spring 2020; Katie Shea Boutillier negotiated the deal for world English rights.

May 112018
 

Author photo of Kim Harrison.From New York Times best-selling author Kim Harrison, PERfunctory afFECTION, a short novel that walks the line between a psychological suspense story with a speculative element and an urban fantasy grounded in the real world, to Yanni Kuznia at specialty publisher Subterranean Press, for publication in Spring 2019, via Jennifer Jackson.

May 042018
 

Author photo of Seth Dickinson.Originally envisioned as a trilogy, Seth Dickinson’s The Masquerade – which began with THE TRAITOR BARU CORMORANT and continues this fall with THE MONSTER BARU CORMORANT – will be getting a fourth novel, completing this critically acclaimed epic fantasy saga. Marco Palmieri of Tor Books acquired the rights via Jennifer Jackson.

May 032018
 

Author photo of Daniel M. Bensen.Debut novelist Daniel M. Bensen’s JUNCTION, in which a Japanese nature show host finds himself on an exploratory trip to an alien world, but when members of the party start to die, he wonders if one of the others might be a murderer, to Don D’Auria at Flame Tree Press, for publication in April 2019, by Jennie Goloboy.

May 012018
 

Photo of author Eliza Maxwell.Amazon Charts bestselling author of THE UNREMEMBERED GIRL and the forthcoming THE WIDOW’S WATCHER Eliza Maxwell’s THE SHADOW WRITER, in which an aspiring author and assistant to a burnt-out novelist develops a close relationship with his wife in hopes of bringing closure to her dark past by slipping her anonymous manuscript in the to-be-read pile, but as secrets are revealed, an obsession is clear, turning this into a deadly game, to Chris Werner at Lake Union Publishing, in a two-book deal, for publication in March 2019 and January 2020, by Katie Shea Boutillier.

Apr 262018
 

Photo of author Les KlingerEditor and annotator Leslie S. Klinger’s The Annotated American Gods, a scholarly annotated edition of Neil Gaiman’s classic novel, to be published in a deluxe edition, to Jennifer Brehl at HarperCollins by Donald Maass.

Apr 182018
 
Author photo of Kate Heartfield.

Photo courtesy of John W. MacDonald.

ARMED IN HER FASHION and THE HUMOURS OF GRUB STREET author Kate Heartfield’s ALICE PAYNE ARRIVES and ALICE PAYNE RIDES, about a daring veteran’s daughter in 1780s England who, along with her scientist girlfriend, is recruited into the century-spanning History War, to Lee Harris at Tor.com, for publication in late 2018 and Spring 2019, negotiated by Jennie Goloboy.

Apr 172018
 

photo of author Shaun David HutchinsonWE ARE THE ANTS author Shaun David Hutshinson’s BRAVE FACE, known for his fiction relating to mental health issues, he will explore his personal struggles with depression and suicide in this memoir for teens, to Liesa Abrams at Simon Pulse, for publication Summer 2019, by Katie Shea Boutillier.

Here are Shaun’s own words on his memoir BRAVE FACE.