Pitch to: Jennifer Herrington, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Kathleen Lowry

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Sep 12, 2021
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Title: PRESS PLAY! IMPORTANT MESSAGE INSIDE
Genre: Picture Book/Interactive
Length: 460
Author: Kathleen Lowry

PRESS PLAY! IMPORTANT MESSAGE INSIDE about the amazing, important you. Rewind the story to listen twice about how asking for help makes you smart. Pause the book to dive deep into your creativity. And be sure to scream out loud the most important part that you always need to know.
 
  • 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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KaraSibilia

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: THIS BOOK WILL BLAST OFF IN 10 SECONDS!
Genre: Picture Book (Informational Fiction)
Length: 761 Words (299-fiction, 462-NF sidebars)
Author: Kara Sibilia

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THIS BOOK WILL BLAST OFF IN 10 SECONDS! That’s right, we’re heading to S-P-A-C-E; SPACE! Take a romping, rollicking, out-of-this-world adventure, and learn the sights, sounds, and sensations of a real rocket launch. STEM components and back matter enrich this interactive text. Let the countdown begin!

Comps: PLUTO GETS THE CALL by Adam Rex (for the playful narration); YOUR PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE by Jason Chin (for the STEM components).
 
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KaraSibilia

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Oct 28, 2020
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Title: RACCOONS AREN’T PETS!
Genre: Picture Book (Character-driven Fiction)
Length: 333 Words
Author: Kara Sibilia

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Raccoon believes HE is the beloved family pet! But Daisy the dog thinks NOT. Hilarious hijinks and havoc ensue until Raccoon realizes being a pet isn’t for him and finds something else he wants instead!
RACCOONS AREN’T PETS! is a humorous text with underlying themes of friendship, finding common ground, and caring for a pet.

Comps: I DON’T WANT TO GO TO SLEEP by Dev Petty (for the playful dialogue); PLEASE DON’T EAT ME by Liz Climo (for the unlikely friendship).
 
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Sonja Hutchinson

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Oct 27, 2020
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Title: Mnemonica Magicae
Genre: urban fantasy
Length: 97,000
Author: Sonja Hutchinson

Dyslexic, forgetful, word-mage Harmony Quinn and her knife-wielding twin Melody work for a government agency hunting down spooky baddies that would freak out the general populace. But the monster mash-ups attacking Seattle have an intelligent creator, and he’s after the ultimate prize: Harmony’s brain. When he grabs the wrong twin, Harmony’s faulty memory might be the key to rescuing Melody and saving the city.
 
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Sonja Hutchinson

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Oct 27, 2020
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Title: Mistaken
Genre: mystery (cozy)
Length: 85,000
Author: Sonja Hutchinson

Crime analyst Kelly Dunne is stuck behind a desk—until the creator of her favorite fantasy on-line role-playing game is murdered. Because she knows the game, she’s assigned to work the case with Detective Nick Sousa. A troll in her game and a serial killer in the real world intersect with Kelly as the vortex, and she’s got to identify him and catch him before she becomes his next victim.
 
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Elizapetrin

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Aug 26, 2021
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Title: Lodged Hearts
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 82,000 words
Author: Eliza Petrin

After a family emergency and yet another lost promotion, thirty-two-year-old workaholic accountant Claire returns home from the city for the summer to help run the family outdoor lodge. When she learns her widowed father is retiring and selling the business, she finds herself competing with the handyman to buy the business and keep it in the family. When she starts falling for her rival, she quickly realizes the lodge isn’t the only thing she could lose.
 
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Stephanie.

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Title: Detective Sergeant Mermaid
Genre: Paranormal, Inspirational Suspense, RomCom, POC
Word Count: 85,000
Author: Stephanie Spann
Tropes: Hidden Identity, Partners In Fighting Crime

Kimmie is a Detective Sergeant by day and a time-travelling mermaid by night, living in a sleepy, New Jersey town with no secrets…except one. To prevent a brutal heat wave, she slipped an iceberg from the past into the scorching present. When a bossy, handsome TimeCrime Agent accuses her of saving the Titanic, altering the weather pattern and unleashing an elite team of deadly merfolk-zombie hybrids, Kimmie must rely on her faith and fins to restore the timeline.
 
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Mindy Hardwick

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Jan 13, 2012
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Title: The World is a Sniff
Genre: Middle Grade, Animal Humor
Length: 40,000 Words
Author: Mindy Hardwick


Stormy. Born for greatness as an agility dog. But greatness slips out of Stormy's paws when he flunks his first puppy agility test and is reassigned as a pet dog, Now, Stormy must learn the rules of backyard dog barking contests, how to coexist with a pesky cat, and most importantly, how to teach his Human how to see the world one sniff at a time.
 
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Mindy Hardwick

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Jan 13, 2012
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Title: Puffin Protectors
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 949
Author Mindy Hardwick

Every year, Micha and Granddad count the nesting puffins on Haystack Rock as their numbers decline. “It’s up to all of us,” Granddad tells Micha. “We must all protect the puffins.” But when Granddad gets sick, will Micha be able to protect the puffins? The Puffin Protectors is a STEM picture book about the tufted puffins at Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach, Oregon.
 

Steph

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Title: Poka Paka's Winter Surprise
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 539 words
Author: Stephanie Cotela

In Springtime, Poka Paka the polar bear cub is finally old enough to venture outside his cosy den and he’s ecstatic playing in the snow and hunting for colour in the mostly white landscape all through the summer. But soon, the dark arctic winter sets in and he’s too scared to go outside. When the Northern Lights shine through his window, he realises that light and colour can be found in even the darkest skies and summons his courage to go outside again.

Hi Jennifer, Hope you are well. Thank you for considering my pitch. Kind regards, Stephanie
 
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Title: The Girl Who Fled the Picture

Genre: Historical Romance (with a same sex twist)

Length: 98,000

Author: Jane Anderson

In 1742 Constantinople, English Isabella poses for the painting her uncle is using to attract a rich suitor, but the exotic Turkish dress and the young apprentice’s touch unleashes a passion Issy refuses to give up. She flees her arranged marriage to find sanctuary in Rome, where she earns her own money and discovers the apprentice is a girl. Now lovers, they must run again, and Issy risks losing her love and her life in the intrigue of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s Edinburgh court.
 
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Title: What's a Blam Blam?
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 500 words
Author: Stephanie Cotela

Grizz Lee Bear runs the Storytelling Factory and he’s on the lookout for the ultimate bedtime story. His team of ragtag writers keep pitching the same old stories and he’s getting frustrated. Now, they have 24 hrs to come up with something original or lose their jobs, that is, if they’re not too distracted by an exploding UFO.

Hi Jennifer, Hope you are well. Thank you for considering my pitch. Kind regards, Stephanie
 
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  • Title: Making Waves
  • Genre: Contemporary Romance (rom-com)
  • Length: 73,000 words
  • Author: DK Marie
LILITH BROOKS has a serial-cheating husband who won't sign their divorce papers and is issuing threats if she doesn't return to him by the end of the summer. She needs to free herself of him, figure out how to support herself and daughter, and find the confident woman she was before marrying.

She has a million reasons to keep her new neighbor, and sexy single dad, Asher, in the friend zone, but one kiss could obliterate them all.
 
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Erika Writes

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Sep 24, 2021
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  • Title: Deep End Treasure?
  • Genre: Informational Fiction Picture Book
  • Length: 490 words
  • Author: Erika Romero

It’s pool party season and budding marine biologist Maria is committed to overcoming her fear of the pool’s deep end. Maria’s knowledge of the scary animals that live in deep waters increases her fear, until Mama reassures her that the only thing she’ll find in the deep end is treasure. Maria’s not so sure, so she searches for clues in her favorite books and then jumps into the deep to find out for herself!
 
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Erika Writes

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Sep 24, 2021
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  • Title: A Very Special Day
  • Genre: Fiction Picture Book
  • Length: 490 words
  • Author: Erika Romero
Melissa and Mateo are not happy about all the attention their big sister is getting in preparation for her Quinceañera. But after their attempts at sabotage go a little too well, the twins decide it’s now their job to make their sister’s day extra special. But their attempts keep going wrong and time is running out to make this day of celebration truly shine.
 

lizhanson

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Sep 27, 2021
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Eagan, MN
Title: In Ripples and Waves
Genre: MG Science Fiction Novel in Verse
Length: 16,500 words
Author: Liz Hanson

Twelve-year-old Aranjia is the undertow that goes against the current. Her short fuse, anxiety, and curiosity stick out like a beacon in the peaceful, interconnected village of Ripple. And when she asks why the evening bell tolls for a past no one recalls or dares talk about, she finds herself feeling isolated.
 
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ScottR

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Oct 28, 2020
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Utah
Title: The Knight of the Goat
Genre: Middle Grade Fairy Tale Retelling in Verse
Length: 27,000 words
Author: Scott Rhoades

In a remote mountain valley, lazy Per dreams of one day being a knight. When his parents send him away with nothing but an old nanny goat to become an apprentice, Per meets a mysterious companion, faces the three troll sisters, and challenges the notorious Red Knight on goatback in a naïve attempt to save his parents from dying in poverty.
 
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Karen Todd

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Oct 30, 2020
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