Pitch to: Jordy Albert, Literary Agent at Booker Albert Agency

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Pitch to Jordy Albert, Literary Agent at Booker Albert Agency​



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Title: January
Genre: Urban Fantasy with Romance
Length: 94,000words
Author: Lydia Stevens

Faye Muir, an Edinburgh-based druidess upholding the dimensions of time has neglected her sacred duties and ripped a hole in the fabric of time.

Caring for an ailing mother, eleven younger sisters, and a fat cat, Chonkowski, who’s urinating on the spare blankets in the basement; Faye’s struggling to juggle her responsibilities and she’s not sure she can add saving the world to her never-ending to-do list.

Turning to Faolan MacGregor, the arch druid, Faye’s race to stop the centuries from collapsing is threatened by a dark druid who’s on a quest for revenge to destroy humanity throughout the ages.
 
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ljordan6

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  • Title: Trolly
  • Genre: YA Comedic Portal Fantasy
  • Length: 73,000 words
  • Author: Laura Jordan
When a 1980s exhibit pulls 18yo Trolly into the past, and a mysterious boy appears in her reality, she must use her imagination to help him and the growing team of hunted kids hiding in the museum. With a nightstick in hand and a bellyful of Grandma’s latest treats, Trolly skirts discovery while balancing her day job as a mediocre electronic beauty salon employee and product tester. The singing nail polish is a bit nosy for her taste, but the mood flavor lipstick is spot on.
 
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sarahski

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Title: SELF-CHECKOUT
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 84,000 words
Author: Sarah Ski

After a close call, Charlotte wants out of the assassination business and another shot with the guy she left behind. Ben, her ex, is a dutiful son, running the family grocery store and dating the woman his mom wants him to marry—getting involved with Charlotte again means defying his family and abandoning small-town life. Charlotte wants back in his bed, but there’s one little problem—she’s been hired to kill Ben’s mom, who’s never liked her, and going through with the job may be Charlotte’s only chance at happily ever after.
 
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SarahFoil

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    Title: The Bracebridge Courier
    Genre: YA Historical Fantasy
    Length: 70,000 words
    Author: Sarah Foil

    Three things make 16-year-old train conductor Fran, a magical goods smuggler, a pain. Her frenemy keeps showing up to steal her jobs. The dragon she was supposed to deliver hatches two days early. And a dragon rider is hell-bent on killing the hatchling. While racing her new charge to safety, Fran is forced to face her past trauma and come to terms with her sexuality.
     
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    Tess DeGroot

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    • Title: Princess of Sweetwater
    • Genre: Historical Romance
    • Length: 58,000 words
    • Author: Tess DeGroot
    1886, California. Princess Victoria craves independence and a college education, but on her last night in San Francisco, she learns her father’s prime minister has secretly arranged a betrothal. Feeling trapped, she trades pearls for train tickets and flees to the Antelope Valley, posing as a schoolteacher. She knows her cousin will keep his promise to find her and bring her home, but if she wants to hold on to her new life and the unexpected love she’s found, she’ll need to work out a way to stop the prime minister’s scheme.
     
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    BexDrate

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    Title: HALF TREE
    Genre: YA sci-fi thriller
    Length: 92,000 words
    Author: Bex Drate

    KAREN M. MCMANUS meets STRANGER THINGS
    Allison hates that she can read minds—so she blocks everyone out and pretends to be a normal seventeen-year-old. But when her (whoa, he got tall) childhood friend becomes the target of a murder plot, Allison must embrace her loathed power if she is to save him, and just maybe, the human race as she knows it.
     
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    TonyaPreece

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

    The chance to volunteer at a pop punk music festival hangs in the balance for Cordy because of the sudden panic attacks and nightmares 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 gets to hang out with the hot guy named Gino in the waiting room. Cordy and Gino 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: Savage Aria
    Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Fantasy
    Length: 103,000 words
    Author: Ely Azure

    A Black neurodiverse 17-year-old just wants to be an ordinary teen. His world crashes once he's bitten by a sentient plant in his mom's lab and what starts as an infection, unlocks latent magic in his blood that turns fatal if he doesn't learn to control his abilities. It’s A Monster Calls meets The Opposite of Always.
     
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    TonyaPreece

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    Jan 20, 2020
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    Title: Whiskey on Our Shoes
    Genre: Contemporary Romance, Adult, dual-POV, slow burn
    Length: 71,000
    Author: Tonya Preece

    Twenty-year-old Eva prefers anonymity, avoiding the attention that surrounds her supermodel mom and the rock stars in their family. But, new in Austin, she has a meet cute with Alex and, when she can’t get the hot Texas cowboy off her mind, she takes a chance on letting him into her unconventional life. He promises to protect her anonymity and thinks he has the reins on a sticky situation with his ex-girlfriend, until the old flame teams up with a gossip reporter hell-bent on revealing Eva’s identity and the media storm pushes them apart.
     
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    aschuh

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    Jan 19, 2021
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    Wisconsin
    Title- Magic in the Air
    Genre - Paranormal Romantic Comedy
    Word Count - 71,000
    Author - Adrianna Schuh

    Small town baker and single mom Olivia Ayala knows a thing or two about witches, considering she is one.

    That's how she knows charming newcomer Draven James is hiding something.

    And protecting the town means finding out what, she just has to avoid losing her heart in the process.
     
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    Patti Kurtz

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    Title: Checkered Flag
    Genre: YA contemporary/mystery
    Length: 100,000 words
    Author: Patti J. Kurtz

    As a girl competing in a primarily male sport, sixteen-year-old Jess knows the odds are against her. She never expected to be accused of cheating, much less framed for sabotaging other drivers’ racecars. Jess must find the real saboteur or her dream of racing the Junior Circuit ends here.
     
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    Patti Kurtz

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    Title: Wild Music
    Genre: YA Contemporary
    Length: 99,000 words
    Author: Patti J. Kurtz

    Nina Barrow blames herself for the car crash two years ago that killed her boyfriend and the alpha wolf of the pack her father was trying to preserve. But her fragmented memory has hidden the truth from her. Now, she’s determined to find out the truth, even though it could put her and her beloved wolves in grave danger.
     
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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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    chellypike

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    Jul 5, 2020
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    Title: SANTA MUERTE
    Genre: YA Contemporary (with spec elements)
    Length: 63,000 words
    Author: Chelly Pike


    It’d be insane to kill her best friend’s step-brother, right? Searching through prayer cards for a Saint for a school project at her prestigious New Orleans all-girls Catholic school, 17yo Roan Sepulvelda Robichaux finds Santa Muerte. Or did Santa Muerte find her? Roan lit a candle and said a prayer, and maybe got away with murder. Is Amalie’s brother next?
     
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    RCorsini

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    Sep 2, 2021
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    Title: Sushi and Sea Lions
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    Length: 82,000 Words
    Author: Rachel Corsini

    After a career-ending injury sends a prima ballerina, DANIELA VERDI, back to Queens, she struggles with her identity after the glitzy distractions of the Upper West Side (boys, pinot, romance novels, and video games) are over. When she runs into her brother’s best friend, a divorced dad scarred by his wife’s affair, at a local bar, she remembers who she was before the glittering stage lights. Falling for him was easy, but when she realizes he doesn’t believe in true love the way she does, she has to decide if the fairy-tale was ever real.
     
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    Robyn Ryle

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    Title: FAIR GAME
    Genre: YA contemporary
    Length: 76,000
    Author: Robyn Ryle

    Amanda’s put up with the boys’ basketball team getting all the attention, money, and crowds for way too long. When the boys trick Amanda and her friends into giving up the “good” gym yet again, Amanda puts their season and their futures on the line by challenging them to a game—boys against girls. If Amanda’s gone too far, she might be responsible for single-handedly setting girls sport at Madison back twenty years. Amanda puts everything on the line to answer the question—can the girls beat the boys—and along the way discovers that might not be the most important question to ask.
     
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    kristimcmanus

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    Feb 13, 2020
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    Title: Poor Unfortunate Souls
    Genre: YA Fantasy
    Length: 80,000 words
    Author: Kristi McManus

    When magical mermaid, Sereia, outshines her brother and expected heir to the sea, Triton, he curses her to the form of a human and strips her of magic with a warning: return to the sea, and become a monster. Rescued on the shores of Atlantis by a kind merchant with a tragic past, Sereia utilizes her skills in combat to join their army, but stokes the hatred of a rival who is determined to discover her secrets. When a new friend’s life is threatened if she does not intervene, Sereia faces being burned at the stake as a witch, or turning into a monster should she return to the sea.

    The Little Mermaid x Lore
     
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    kristimcmanus

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    Feb 13, 2020
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    Title: The Honesty Policy
    Genre: YA Romance
    Length: 70,000 words
    Author: Kristi McManus

    Hailey is compelled to honesty due to her OCD, so when she is tasked with tutoring former crush and compulsive liar, Cole, in exchange for a much needed letter of recommendation to her dream school, she has no choice but to oblige despite her distaste for the arrangement. As Cole challenges Hailey’s requirement of honesty, she gives him an ultimatum: be honest until the end of term, or she walks away. When Cole, surprisingly, honors their pact, Hailey begins to realize that maybe people can change….and maybe their feelings for each other never really disappeared.

    To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before x Words on Bathroom Walls
     
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