Pitch to: Jennifer Herrington, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

K.A. Mars

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: Daughter of Vengeance
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy with Romance
Length: 76,000 words
Author: K.A. Mars

Syreena Swan (17 year old orphan) is fighting to avenge the death of her best friend by a Fae Assassin, and discovers she has two powerful bloodlines running within her veins and magic she cannot control. Teaming up with her Private Investigator colleague, Connor (former MMA fighter with a mysterious past) trains Syreena in the art of war, and tries to keep her magic under control, but cannot fight the power pushing them together. However, Syreena senses Connor keeping a secret, and must decide if she can trust him not only with her heart but with her life.
 

Adeeba Jafri

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Feb 12, 2021
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Doha, Qatar
Title: Maya's Chance
Genre: PB/ BIPOC
Length: 500 words
Author: Adeeba Jafri

Pitch:
Playing a board game of Parchees with your cousins is fun, but when Maya doesn’t roll a six, she must learn to manage her frustration. Maya’s Chance is a math / BIPOC story about probabilities, outcome and big feelings.

Comps: Circle! Sphere! by Grace Lin, Usha and the Big Digger by Anita Knight

Thank you for your consideration,
Adeeba
 
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M.H. Hitomi

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: A Ninja Tale
Genre: Fantasy, LGBT, supernatural, YA, alternative historical.
Words: 120,000
Author: M.H. Hitomi

Koichi had to murder two colleagues to graduate as a ninja. But he saved the first one and didn't kill the second one. When he result comes up (2 victories, 0 death) he is considered the return of an ancient legend. Now, with half the ninja leaders wanting him dead and the other use him, his psychic abilities, new spy turned to lover, and political plotting he'll have to survive. At least until a real treat - up coming Japan's civil war - arrives.
 
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Liv_au

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Aug 18, 2018
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Title: Beyond the Mirror
Genre: YA Fantasy with romance elements (#ownvoices)
Length: 74,000
Author: Olivia Oh

Sixteen-year-old tech geek Sophie Lee has two goals in life—find the source of her reoccurring dreams of magic and another world, and to never let a boy see her wearing her duckling-patterned PJs. She fails on both counts when a swoony prince from a hidden kingdom appears and pulls her through her bedroom mirror to help him take down an evil overlord. With no clue what she’s doing, Sophie must awaken powers she didn’t know she had before the war spills over from Huokang into Earth to threaten the lives of her loved ones.
 
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Caila

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Oct 25, 2020
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Title: PARSIDUS
Genre: Young Adult, Speculative Fiction
Length: 80,000 words
Author: Karen Maatman

Fifteen-year-old Misha is recruited by an interplanetary organisation that assesses sustainability, guardianship, and security risks on developing planets. But as Earth’s audit approaches, Misha discovers some people are willing to kill to use the audit to their own advantage.
 
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Title: Saturday on the Bay
Genre: PB (Lyrical)
Length: 504
Author/Illustrator: Amanda Wastrom

In the silent, stone-gray sky, not even the birds are up yet. Boats wait. And the morning wind—wet and cold—dips its fingers into the harbor. In SATURDAY BY THE BAY, four girls wake before dawn, giddy to spend the day on their Dads’ fishing boat. Whether it’s the rushing wind, the flash of silvery scales, or the laughing gulls’ squawks, the girls catch much more than just a fish.

Comps: The Seashore Book by Charlotte Zolotow/Wendell Minor and Finding Wild by Megan Wagner Lloyd and Abigail Halpin

For sample illustrations, go to: amanda-wastrom.com.
 
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Title: Ensuing Darkness
Genre: Fantasy
Length: 71, 516
Author: Haven Helsing

Kota falls into a secret war between two cursed sorcerer societies, one seeking redemption and one bent on sending the world back to the dark ages. Kota is hunting down answers to the secret of her true potential, while Connelly’s family questions whether her involvement will condemn them or save them all. If they fail to destroy all three dark relics, Connelly's family will remain cursed, immortal vampiric monsters.

Thank you.
 
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  • Title: ON TOOR
  • Genre: Middle Grade Contemporary + Fantasy
  • Length: 54,000 words
  • Author: Monica S. Baker
Twelve year-old Prince Lerner never wanted to tour with his estranged and wiley Rock Star dad but he did. When he gets stuck with his dad on the tour bus that breaks down in Nana’s Wisconsin driveway, he escapes with ice fishing ... and Toor, the book he’s writing in his head. But his needy dad and a local bully demand attention and Toor—it’s spun out of control.
 
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L.C. Cintolesi

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Oct 1, 2021
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Title: The Earth's Queen And The Fake God Who summoned The Zombies.
Genres: Fantasy YA, Mythology
Words: 110,000
Author: Loreto Cintolesi.

2400 year ago, a Buddha student asked his teacher what he thought about superpowers. Buddha answered: To gain super human abilities is a collateral result of meditation, and spiritual development. But the important part is growing, and many people search this path just for the powers. That's why I despise the exhibitionist and hide my own abilities. (Fragment of an old Sanskrit text this author found when learning Yoga and meditation.)

Could you write a book with that? I did. I built a fantasy world doing a crossover of Buddha's words and mythology from all the world for explaining why we believe in the strange legends our grandparents raised us. Of an alternative past where element benders -fire, water, lighting, earth and wind- walked between normal humans and the Earth's Queen ruled them all.
 
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Title: TAKE MY HAND
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 251 words
Author/Illustrator: Anne Lambert

A blizzard of city sounds and buildings, like castle walls, frighten a young boy. He keeps falling the on the ice in a foreign crowd-filled rink. The boy feels defeated, until a friendly voice offers his hand. In the middle of city strangers, he makes a friend. They skate together, as lampposts lite-up and coiled trees begin to glow, the once daunting city transforms to a magical place.

PB Dummy online link:
 
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iphia

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Oct 1, 2021
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  • Title: Lyla Hakim and the Dream Team
  • Genre: MG Contemporary with speculative element
  • Length: 55,000 words
  • Author: Isabelle Miryam
In a world where lucid dreaming is a beloved pastime, 12 year-old Lyla is a YouTube star by day and learning to dream at night. But when a spate of terrifying nightmares make adults too nervous to let kids keep dreaming, Lyla has to harness the best power she has — her follower count — to catch the culprit and restore kids’ rights to dream. Lyla Hakim and the Dream Team is a contemporary novel with speculative elements inspired by Jewish and North African traditions, as well as a celebration of multi-generational friendship and neurodiversity.

Thank you for the opportunity to pitch to you!
 
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BBurak

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Sep 30, 2021
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Michigan
Book Title: FIELD GUIDE TO HOUSEHOLD PESTS AND CREATURES
Genre: Picture Book; Fictional-Non-Fiction; Humor; High Concept
Word Count: 600
Author: Brian Burak

Are your socks missing their match and your markers drying out? Sock Snatchers may have stolen them, and Yellow-bellied Cap Suckers may be sucking your marker juices dry. I’m Dr. Angela Kritter, household creature expert, and my field guide will teach you how to spot pest infestations including the Goodie Gobbler, Bricker Tricker, Dirt Devil and more and . . . EXTERMINATE them!
 
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Title: Team Dragonfire
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 540 words
Author: pj lyons

Nessie is worried sick about her big brother, Gargoyle, who can wiggle his spikes, burp the alphabet, and pick his nose with his tail, but can’t breathe fire. Can Nessie help him succeed before he backfires? Celebrating life with a chuckle and a hug.
 
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Title: THE TRUCKS GO RUMBLING
Genre: Picture book
Length: 500 words (many repeated)
Author: pj lyons

Sung to the tune of “The Ants Go Marching,” THE TRUCKS GO RUMBLING, is an interactive counting book with the added hook of being a song. Will appeal to the same readers as Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. I envision children gathering together on a playground to adapt it for a handicapped child.
 
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Patti Kurtz

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Aug 25, 2016
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Title: Wild Music
Genre: YA Contemporary
Length: 100,000 words
Author: Patti J. Kurtz

A car crash in the mountains steals the two things Nina Barrow cares about: her boyfriend and wild wolves, along with her memory of what really happened. Two years later, Nina and her father return to Idaho to restore the wolf pack. Nina’s determination to learn the truth will put her and her beloved wolves in serious danger.
 
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RWeberWrites

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Oct 1, 2021
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Monee, IL
Title: Rose and Thorn
Genre: YA Adventure/Light Fantasy
Length: 67,000 words
Author: Rebecca Weber

Young peregrine Hawthorne is forced into brutal falconry training.
Human POW Rose uses avian telepathy to aid his escape.
If they fly for freedom, an innocent king will be murdered; but if they stay and fight, they risk their own lives.
 
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Melanie Adkins

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Oct 1, 2021
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Uk
*Title: Her Ladyship and the Fallen Star

*Genre: Historical fiction picture book

*Length: 631 words

*Author: Melanie Adkins



It’s 1912, and Lady, a Pomeranian, is on her way to the land of dreams on board the Titanic with her human, Margaret. Lady is terrified by loud noise, crowds and the dark. So, when her ship begins to sink, Lady must face her fears and seize her chance to save herself, her human and two orphans from the icy grips of the Atlantic Ocean.



Comps: If You Were a Kid Aboard the Titanic (Josh Gregory, 2017) and Pets and their Famous Humans (Ana Gallo, 2020).



Thank you for your consideration.
 
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YA Contemporary: A GIRL NAMED ALPHIE
My YA story is a meeting between Gail Honeyman’s Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and Louise Rennison’s Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging.
82,000 Words
Author: Ervin Dueck


When Alphie—a quirky, slightly neuro-diverse fifteen-year-old girl—becomes friends with Taralee, who is adopted, Alphie finds it strange that Taralee is obsessed with finding her birthparents. The fact that Alphie doesn’t know her biological father and she hasn’t seen her mother since she was five years old, when her mom gave her to a complete stranger, doesn’t faze her one bit. Besides, that was years ago, she thinks, eleven years next month on the third at two o’clock in the afternoon—exactly—like a birthday or maybe a death.
 
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Melanie Adkins

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Oct 1, 2021
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Uk
*The Dinosnores

*Genre: Bedtime Picture Book

*Length: 472 words

*Author: Melanie Adkins



Sacred by monsters that might live under the bed, Blue can’t go to sleep. She engages in an imaginary bedtime routine in which she calls upon the Dinosnores to soothe her worries and allow her to drift off to sleep. A Jurassic problem for children, like falling asleep, calls for Jurassic measures!



Thank you for your consideration.
 
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