Pitch to: Finch Books from the Totally Entwined Group

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Pitch to Finch Books from the Totally Entwined Group​




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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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TonyaPreece

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Jan 20, 2020
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Title: The Missing Memories of Cordy O’Reilly
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary
Length: 70,000
Author: Tonya Preece

The chance to volunteer at a music festival hangs in the balance for Cordy sudden panic attacks and nightmares are triggered by the anniversary of her dad’s death. A therapist says it’s PTSD and recommends Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). It sounds like hocus pocus to Cordy, but at least she can hang out with the hot guy named Gino in the waiting room. They bond over music and more, but as her therapy brings memories to the surface, she must face truths about herself and the father she idolized, or everything she’s worked for could crash and burn.
 
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Title: A Crown of Fangs and Feathers
Genre: YA Fantasy with Romance
Length: 74,000words
Author: Sandy Butchers


Raven wishes battling an army of undead soldiers is the easiest obstacle in life she’ll have to overcome.

Hailed as the last resort to free Alvar, Prince of Ulfgard, from his cursed, beastly form, she finds herself tangled in a web of witchcraft and magic between the crown of a cruel king and a coven of vengeful witches.

With the pyres lit and her wicked aunt fanning the flames, Raven’s legacy as the daughter of a powerful enchantress must save her from a fate burning at the stake and a kingdom of curses brought on by centuries of oppression.
 
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paigeclassey

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Feb 8, 2021
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Title: HEAVY LIGHTNESS
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 22,000 (novel in verse)
Author: Paige Classey Przybylski

POET X + SPEAK + Shakespeare: Jade’s parents want her to attend Paris U, not the art school of her dreams. Freshly-dumped Rowan cooks gourmet meals to cope with the loss of his mom and to stay sober. When the two meet at a house party, their electric connection may push the futures they actually want into reach… until a fight outside Montague’s Pizza jeopardizes everything.
 
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  • Title: The Soul Keeper
  • Genre: YA Contemporary, Small Town Romance
  • Length: 75,500 words
  • Author: Loraine Bowman
17 year old Juniper Taylor knew a few things in life. Eric Hampton was her best friend, University of South Carolina was the best school in the nation, and she didn’t like to lose. Until a twist of fate takes everything away, with only one hope—the love of her best friend Eric.
 
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Amdenisch

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Feb 12, 2020
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Title: Hell and High Water: Prophecy

Genre: New Adult SFF

Length: 72,000 words

Author: Anna Denisch


In a world filled mostly with ocean, there is a war brewing between the humans and the humanoid mutants that inhabit the planet. A prophecy is discovered that could win the war for either side. But when the man meant to fulfill this prophecy is slain, the remaining characters must deal with the aftermath, and find a new way to preserve life.
 
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JinaGrace

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Oct 29, 2020
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  • Title: A Walk In Your Shoes
  • Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
  • Length: 87,000
  • Author: Regina Brownell
When high school queen bee Marnie Bennett is partnered with punk-rocker Flint Rogers for a writing assignment, she never expected to be so in sync with him. When Marnie begins to have feelings for Flint, she has to decide what will hurt more, losing her popularity, or letting go of him.
 
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LizPC

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Sep 25, 2021
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Title: Weightless
Genre: YA Historical Fantasy
Length: 81,000 words
Author: Liz Peterson Crane

On her voyage to complete a work contract in Australia to care for her young brother, a shipwrecked girl lands on a remote tropical island that blesses its inhabitants with supernatural gifts. After surviving injury, violent storms, encounters with wild animals and natives, Coralie confronts a strange and dangerous new obstacle - love. But the secrets of her past are about to catch up with her, and what she discovers will change her life - and the lives of everyone around her - forever.
 
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Lizdeemo

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Sep 29, 2021
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Title: Sarah Laker
Genre: Paranormal
Length: 61,889
Author: Liz Di Marcello

It's 1999 in the English countryside and Sarah Laker's experiences of strange phenomena are the norm. She sets out to prove the place is haunted which is easier to accept than the possibility that she’s losing her sanity, but with each passing day her grip on reality slips a little further away. Will friendship and potential for romance be enough to set Sarah’s feet on solid ground, or will she slide into madness like those who’ve gone before her?
 
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Title: Humbly Yours, Juliet
Genre: Contemporary YA
Length: 68,000 words
Author: Brieanna Wilkoff

For an assignment while reading Romeo and Juliet, seventeen-year-old D&D enthusiast Gage writes a letter to “Juliet” asking for advice about his growing feelings for his gender nonconforming best friend, Remy. After the letters are anonymously posted online and Remy becomes distant, a crushed Gage believes Remy doesn’t want more than friendship. When “Juliet” responds to the letters and inadvertently reveals a secret of Remy’s that makes his true feelings known but that Gage views as a sign of betrayal, Gage must decide whether to protect himself from more potential heartache or forgive Remy and roll the dice on romance.
 
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Title: THE QUIET BOY
Genre: YA Gothic Horror (With Romance)
Length: 96,000
Author: Samantha Van Dine

THE WICKED DEEP x LET THE RIGHT ONE IN

The lake swallows boys. Even with his unreliable memory, seventeen-year-old Dylan doesn’t believe what the small Midwestern town says about him; he didn’t drown that boy. After years battling PTSD and frightening visions tied to the beach, Dylan’s reality becomes even more muddled when he jumps in the lake to save the new girl, but what he finds lurking underwater isn’t a girl–it's not human.
 
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Mary_Rose_Luksha

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Jul 31, 2021
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Title: Fire From Blood

Genre: YA Fantasy

Length: 96,000 words

Author: Mary Rose Luksha


With her hidden ability to manipulate the threads of time, it should be easy for Asha to sneak into the palace and pose as a lady-in-waiting to catch an assassin. But when she learns the assassin is using his victims to bring down the Blood Shield - the kingdom’s only protection against the vicious and ancient Fey - Asha must decide if she’s willing to sacrifice her relationship with the prince in order to save his life and that of his people.
 
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Pitch to Finch Books from the Totally Entwined Group​

Title: See Me As I Am
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 88,000 Words
Author: Cheryl D Wanner

Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a long-distance relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must find the will to forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.


Pitch Rules:
  1. Please review the Pitch FAQ and Information Page for details
  2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch
  3. Your pitch must be:
    1. Three lines (sentences)
    2. Less than 100 words
    3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.
We reserve the right to remove any pitches that do not comply with our rules.



Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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alexrobins726

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: The Orb Chronicles: The Winds of Change
Genre: YA/NA Contemporary Fantasy
Length: 57,150 words
Author: Alexander Robins


Three young adults, long since orphaned into a cruel world, are faced with a life-changing ultimatum: servitude or imprisonment. Yet, with their supernatural powers that only a scattered few possess, they elect for a third option: the rebellion. Now in the thick of the conflict, they'll work to hone their strength and ultimately remove the world-governing, apathetic autocrat from power.
 
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adr90

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Aug 25, 2016
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Pitch to Finch Books from the Totally Entwined Group​




Pitch Rules:
  1. Please review the Pitch FAQ and Information Page for details
  2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch
  3. Your pitch must be:
    1. Three lines (sentences)
    2. Less than 100 words
    3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.
We reserve the right to remove any pitches that do not comply with our rules.



Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
Title: Gale
Genre: YA Historical fantasy
Length: 92,000 words
Author: Adrianne Karasek

Murron, a selkie, washes onto Callum’s Orkney shore in 1746, warning of danger coming from the sea. Nature begins to unravel as storms batter Callum’s fishing village, threatening starvation and death. Together, they must defeat capricious faeries before the gales destroy Callum’s home and the faeries trap Murron under the sea forever.
 
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Ann Devon

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Sep 30, 2021
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Title: Tempered
Genre: YA Science Fantasy Romance
Length: 75,000
Author: Ann Devon

In broken Atracass, a prescient Rhi must find her missing father when the Mayor of Speculo sends her on a mysterious mission. Memories of a past life bleed into prophecy until Rhi can’t tell them apart, both include an alluring blue-eyed stranger who is not her fiancé. When getting information about her father proves challenging, Rhi must connect what clues she has to solve his disappearance and save her family and home.
 
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ReinaSielle01

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Sep 12, 2021
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Title: Blaze of the Wicked
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy
Length: 107,000 words
Author: Dashai Bauer, writing as "Reina Sielle Daye"


A Shadow Bright and Burning X The Burning Sky

Seventeen-year-old Mira learns she is a witch—a Risperian—and much too late. Risperians are evil beings. And now that Mira knows an ancient group of dragons—Dracedonians—were wrongfully captured and are now held prisoner by the Risperians, Mira chooses to do what is necessary to save them, even if it means risking her own life.
 
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Title: See Me As I Am
Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
Length: 88,000 Words
Author: Cheryl D Wanner

Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.
 
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Title: Crushing
Genre: YA, Sci-fi, Romance, F/F
Length: 54,000 words
Author: TR Simmons

Atarah is a seventeen-year-old tomboy living in a time when AI computers use popularity and beauty to shape people’s social status. The Crush-it dance is her best chance to discover her secret admirer and achieve better social standing. On the night of the dance not only are her personal hopes at stake but also Earth’s survival, if love passes her by.
 
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curtinsj

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Sep 30, 2021
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Suffolk, VA
Title: Shoot Straight, Stay Center
Genre: YA Contemporary
Length: 70,000
Author: Shannon J. Curtin

The two most important things in 16-year-old Paige Race’s life are 1) her best friend and teammate, Savannah (Van), and 2) her quest for the title of Top Shooter in the Pennsylvania Rifle League. Then Van doesn’t make the team, their friendship starts to crumble, and the person responsible is none other than transfer student Keith Nicholson, the handsome shooter who beat Paige last year. With a scholarship on the line, Paige finds herself caught between her best friend and her best shot at college and her loyalty could cost her everything, even the friendship she’s trying to save.
 
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