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Title: Buds and Bees
Genre: Picture book/fiction
Length: 393 words
Author: Russell Wolff

Bees can be such bullies! When a bee won’t buzz off, a determined girl seeks the courage to get past it to pick a wildflower bouquet for her dad’s special day. But is the bee really a bully, and is bravery enough?

Thanks for your consideration!
 
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Title: The Diva’s Daughter
Genre: Historical Women’s Fiction With Strong Romantic Elements
Length: 95,000 Words
Author: Heather Walrath

An 18-year-old singer dreams of becoming an opera star like her late mother. But as fascists rise to power in 1932 Munich, Angelika must choose between using her artistry to support them or upholding the inclusive values her mama championed. While a Nazi’s defiant son and a wealthy candy tycoon vie for her affection, she also explores a hidden connection with a Jewish director rumored to be her father.
 
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mccawp

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Title: A PORTRAIT OF MAGIC
Genre: MG Fantasy
Words: 52,000
Author: Pat McCaw

Payton’s family moves to a top-secret NASA location and into the creepy Melville mansion. When she finds a hidden portrait locked behind a red door, she discovers an ancient witch trapped inside the image who needs Payton’s help to escape.

Payton must determine if the witch’s promises of friendship and family are true, or she risks helping a dark witch to destroy her world.
 
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mccawp

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Title: THE BATTLE by Turbo the Turtle
Genre: PB - (STEAM content)
Words: 720 with additional glossary, bibliography, and content
Author: Pat McCaw MD

Turbo LOVES the annual Science Battle, and this year he’s determined to show Mr. Newton that he’s one smart turtle. Sydney and Kylie battle for the trophy, but Turbo knows the scientific method better than anyone. The girls develop their hypothesis, perform their research, and develop their conclusions, while Turbo battles his way to surprising conclusions.
 
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Title: Price of Love
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance (Series potential)
Length: 85,000 words
Author: Lauren Fraser

Workaholic Mackenzie O'Connor grew up in the rough inner city and knows the importance of having a safe sanctuary; she has put everything on hold, including her sex life, to save the youth center where she works. Then she meets blue-blooded, bad boy, Jake Turner, and suddenly there's more to life than work. Faced with choosing between her love for Jake and saving the youth center and the kids she has sworn to protect, Kenzie is forced to admit that maybe it’s true what they say- Everyone does have a price.
 
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HNLeonard

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  • Title: Bless Your Heart and Other Southern Curses
  • Genre: Urban Fantasy
  • Length: 90,000 words
  • Author: Heather Leonard
Living in the buckle of the Bible Belt poses challenges for closeted witch Hazel Matthews, (although she prefers to be called an "elemental engineer" or "skilled in chance reduction technology" due to the baggage associated with the "w" word). When the untimely death of her former fiancé renews an old battle between the Diaspora (remnants of the supernatural beings who have turned Birmingham into a magical Casablanca) and the Mystikos, a secret society dedicated to eradicating all magic but their own, Hazel must find the killer to keep the peace. Embracing her magic will either save or destroy her.
 
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Title: Dreams of a Dragon Girl
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Length: 109,000 words
Author: Bonnie Jacoby

In a world where dragons were exterminated to stop the plague, an empathic girl believes her grandfather’s forbidden stories of heroic dragons. After waking from a 150-year stasis, a teen dragon is determined to prove that humans are crucial to their survival. But with magic changing the world, igniting old fears and new powers, the girl and the boy dragon must break the shackles of family oppression to save dragons from extinction.

Raya and the Last Dragon meets Red Queen
 
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ssanford

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Title: The Boy in the Fog
Genre: YA Horror / paranormal suspense
Length: 75,000 words
Author: Samuel Sanford

Connor and a mysterious figure in the fog may have been the last people to see his classmate before he went missing. When the downtown renovation project unearths a train from the lake, the small town becomes terrorized every night and Connor can’t help but think there’s a connection to his missing classmate. Connor pulls his friends into the mystery of just what was pulled up from the lake’s murky depths and what lurks in the fog; a mystery that will take them through their town's history as they race to save its future.
 
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Title: Going Green in Hollywood
Genre: Contemporary YA
Length: 69,000 words
Author: Charlotte Hebert


Callie’s parents aren’t paying attention, but then they are self-absorbed movie stars, and Callie is a literal genius, which makes the gulf between them wider. But now that Callie is sixteen, she decides not to let her parents bother her, but rather to use their A-list fame to help save the planet as she joins an environmental-activist group. As the group’s actions become increasingly dangerous—to both themselves and others—Callie must decide whether to go along with the gang and their exploits, or whether to face what is really driving her.
 
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Title: Mysteria
Genre: Young Adult Horror/Mystery
Length: 81,000 words
Author: Ron Cashman

Cosmic horror x Buffy x Veronica Mars + a creepy island setting: A girl with a forgotten legacy she wants no part of and a boy trying to help his father overcome his mom’s death find themselves in the crosshairs of a sinister cult bent on awakening an ancient evil.
 
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  • Title: Recruiting Mr. Darcy
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy
  • Length:100K words
  • Author: Samreen Ahsan
A humorous modern-day retelling of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice, where evening balls are replaced with Muslim meetups and Iftar parties and people have one motive: matrimony.
 
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Title: The Truth About Chickens
Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary LGBT
Length: 63,000 words
Author: Amy G Coombs (she/they)

Noah, 12, painfully shy and possibly pansexual, hides behind filming and half-truths to hold onto his judgy, outgoing bff. A crusade to save a wacky neighbor’s backyard chickens from slaughter unites the two friends, but Noah's crush on the opponent’s son could tear them apart. Noah must learn to trust himself and claim his truth before he can step in front of the camera to save both his friendship and the flock.
 
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Title: MALARKEY
Genre: MG Ghost Story
Length: 54,000 words
Author: Anneliese Schultz

Sally has to get her workaholic mom and Indian stepdad to move back to SF, but her magic wish is malfunctioning. Still stuck in Mississippi, now she’s surrounded by prejudiced ghosts, appearing/disappearing castles, a feuding cat and mini-dragon, and a newly-arrived eccentric Grandpa who sounds like he’s on the phantoms’ side. Or are there sides?
 
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Title: BEAUTIFUL. BALD. BALLERINA!
Genre: Early MG reader
Length: 907
Author: Lori Copperman Evans

Trini has a problem with hair-pulling and shaved off all her hair. She wants to wear the feathery headpiece in the dance recital like all the other girls, but how will it stay on her head with no hair? Trini and her dance teacher find a creative solution so Trini can go onstage with confidence.
#OwnVoices
 
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Title: The Murder Blog
Genre: Suspense
Length: 75,000 words
Author: Sandra Gardner

When Philomena was 18, her best friend was one of several young women abducted and murdered in upstate New York, by a clever killer who eventually disappeared from the area.

Many years later, young women are ending up dead again.

Now a crime blogger, Philomena, with the help of a psychic gravedigger and the blog's readers, has made it her mission to find him -- before he can hunt her down.
 
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gardenofcats

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Title: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: ~60,000 words
Author: Nicole Bea

When Cam, the devil of lust and Lucifer's former lover, temporarily leaves Hell to run a hedonistic New York City hotel, he doesn’t expect to fall for the fiery night manager, or to almost be murdered in a compromising position. Unfortunately, love is a risk and Cam must decide if he should stay on earth and lose his immortality or return to reign in the Underworld--alone.
 
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