Pitch to: Kortney Price, Ravenquill Literary Agency

paigeclassey

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Feb 8, 2021
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Title: GUS WOULD RATHER
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 249 words
Author: Paige Classey Przybylski

GRUMPY MONKEY + BEDTIME FOR BATMAN: Gus is grumpy about going to bed. He’d rather do just about anything else… including eat his teacher’s earwax or lock himself in a closet full of bologna burps. Thankfully, his unconventional Grammy has a few tricks up her sleeve to de-grump Gus during his bedtime routine.
 
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paigeclassey

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Feb 8, 2021
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Title: A MILLION PLACES
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 189 words
Author: Paige Classey Przybylski

THE QUIET BOOK + STUCK: There are a million places where a kid can get stuck. Some of them are pretty uncomfortable, like at the end of the line for the bathroom, at the edge of the big kid diving board, or next to your smelliest uncle. This book encourages 2 to 5 year olds to stay stuck in the completely wonderful places, like in your best friend’s treehouse, in a summer rainstorm, or at the dinner table with your family.
 
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Priya Ardis

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Jan 19, 2021
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Hi, Please find my pitch below. Thanks!
  • Title: MAD BAD FURIOUS MURDER
  • Genre: YA mystery/romance
  • Length: 55,000 words
  • Author: Priya Ardis

18-year-old Akshani Mason has been spiraling since she was forced to bludgeon a serial killer to death while trying—and failing—to save her mother. Now, her alcoholic father must prosecute the high-profile murder of her childhood teammate, a famous NASCAR driver, but to save his career Akshani will need to dust off her old racing skills to find the true killer first. Problem is, this high schooler has no idea how to access the crime scene...until the prime suspect asks her on a date.
 
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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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Texas
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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Title: My Yellow Heart
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 259 words
Author: Imelda Taylor

A shy little girl associates love with mangoes and wants to show her love for mum by gifting her with a mango, but she's too little to get one herself. The only place she can get one is from a neighbour she fears most. She needs to be brave to get that special gift for her mum.
 
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Abbi Lee

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Feb 13, 2020
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Title: Sophia's Collection Dilemma
Genre: Fiction Picture Book
Length: 312 words
Author: Abbi Lee

Rocks, feathers, buttons… Sophia wants to keep them all! But her room is ready to burst with no space for her new seashells. Inspiration strikes in the garden and she knows the perfect way to reuse her collections in a way that some tiny magical creatures will love.
 
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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: JACK OF ALL SPADES
Genre: Picture book
Length: 470 words
Author: Amy Leskowski
Comps: ERASER (Anna Kang & Christopher Weyant), OLYMPIG! (Victoria Jamieson), BELLA’S RECIPE FOR SUCCESS (Ana Siqueira & Geraldine Rodríguez), and a deck of playing cards

The Spades are all champions—except Jack. He's good at a lot but best at nothing. When a doubly disappointing defeat suggests he’s not suited to be a Spade, Jack chases first place as if it were the biggest deal of all.

Thank you!
 
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B.M.Valdez

Wordsmith
  • Feb 14, 2020
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    Title: Sukidayo, Honey-Sensei!
    Genre: New Adult Contemporary LGBT Romance
    Length: 75,000 words
    Author: B. M. Valdez

    At the NanaCon fandom convention, college student Senri Yuzuki wants to win at the coveted hero vs. villain quest game, despite his six year losing streak. His cosplay is perfect, his villain team is ready, and his hero opponent is gorgeous. Senri must choose to LARP his way to quest game victory to earn fandom notoriety or lose his dream to be with the man he loves.
     
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    Abbi Lee

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    Feb 13, 2020
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    Title: LAYTON CLARK & THE GEOCACHED GHOST TOWN
    Genre: Contemporary Middle Grade
    Length: 25,300 words
    Author: Abbi Lee

    When his only friend moves away, Layton dives into geocaching with the new girl in town. Her thrill of adventure lands them cleaning headstones in a ghost town where Layton discovers an old diary in an abandoned shack. Together they must uncover the town’s secrets to clear a dead man’s name and for any hope of convincing Layton’s father his family shouldn’t move away too.
     
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    Title: THE QUIET BOY
    Genre: YA Gothic Horror
    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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    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: Chicken’s Unclucky Day
    Genre: Picture Book
    Length: 530 words
    Author: Sue Newton

    Chicken feels so clucky to be…well…a chicken, but her feathers are ruffled when she discovers that she’s featuring on tonight’s menu. Armed with only a few pairs of rubber gloves, she needs to become a master of disguise in order to avoid the dreaded cooking pot.
     
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    Title: Mummy Bernard
    Genre: Picture Book
    Length: 500 words
    Author: Sue Newton

    Sitting on a rugby ball, playing ‘hatch’ is fun, but Bernard the cockerel simply cannot wait to grow up and lay eggs of his own. However when his mum drops the bombshell that this is something he will never, ever be able to do, heartbroken Bernard has to find another way of being a mummy.
     
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    Title: NORTHWOODS SUMMER
    Genre: Contemporary MG
    Length: 46,000 Words
    Author: Debra Daugherty

    Summer plans with BFFs - DO: hike in the woods, seek bear prints, fish, win musky contest, reunite parents. DON’T: fall in the lake, get stuck on a stump, encounter a bear, get lost on an island during a storm. Batting 1000.
     
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    lizhanson

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    Sep 27, 2021
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    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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    Title: SOUP DAY!
    Genre: Picture Book – Fiction
    Length: 761 words
    Author: Sarah Yahr Tucker

    From matzo ball to caldo de gallina! When a soup-obsessed boy discovers that the traditional recipes he loves are passed down through generations, he searches for a special tradition with his single mom to preserve their family’s heritage.
     
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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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    Title: GHOST DUST
    Genre: MG Paranormal/Horror
    Length: 65,000 words
    Author: Carol Teed

    When a grieving family moves to a haunted house, an eleven-year-old girl must recover the cruel, resident pirate ghost’s stolen gems or imperil her loved ones. To find the jewels and save her kin, she hazards booby-trapped tunnels, a dangerous bike gang and kidnapping robbers.
     
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