Pitch to: Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency

Title: HIS NAME IS SNOWBALL?
Genre: Early MG Reader series
Length: 1093
Author: Lori Copperman Evans

Clare longs for a horse, and it's love at first sight when she meets roly-poly mini-horse Snowball. But to get Snowball to his new home, Clare and her family must clear the road of a fearsome snapping turtle blocking the way. First in a series about modern rural life, these fun, fact-filled stories are sure to please any young horse-lover.
Comps: HENRY & MUDGE + POPPY AND SAM”S COMPLETE BOOK OF FARMYARD TALES
 
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NinaCastle

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  • Title: Bound by Blood
  • Genre: YA Contemporary Fantasy
  • Length: 116,000 words
  • Author: Kristina Castillo
Fairy Sarai learned her betrothed broke the sacred Covenant by drinking human blood when his severed head was dumped at her feet. As shocking as that was, even more so was falling for the executioner, a human Hunter sworn to police the fay and enforce the laws. But when Sarai discovers her father may have conspired with her ex to overthrow the Covenant, she’ll have to decide between family loyalty and new love—risking her own neck in the process.
 
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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 have been 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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Title: Gizzle and Snix
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 1,373
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


A garden fairy is settled into her routine with fellow garden friends, when a new fairy appears in her backyard. Gizzle is immediately concerned that this interloper will wreck her nice tidy life, however, when she meets Snix, she finds herself drawn into a new role of big sister.
 
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Title: Ickle Rickles
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 1,347
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver


A tiny space ship lands in Max’s yard and he tries to help the two little green men find the “ickle rickles” they are seeking. Max and his friend, Ziggy give the little green men a ride around town on the handlebars of their bikes, but they can’t find the ickle rickles Kelly joins them on her skates and they continue their search, winding up at a small neighborhood store. Mr Long, the owner, recalls meeting little green men in the past where he sold them pickles from his barrel for a nickle each. The little green men, Pex and Gnar, are thrilled to finally find ickle rickles. The rest of the story is told in their point of view.
 
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Title: The Biloxi Bang
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 2,299
Author: Calista Anastasia/June Faver

Biloxi Bang
is the story of Scarlett Elizabeth Bangs and her younger brother, Theodore, who have endured many moves due to their parent’s jobs. Theodore has refused to unpack his belongings because he knows he will just have to pack up again. Scarlett is trying to fit into a new school, when a boy in her new class ridicules her. How does a girl find her place in her new class and deal with her gypsy life?
 
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kristie12

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Sara's Snowy Climb

Picture Book Lyrical

350 words

Kristie Drake

Title: Sara's Snowy Climb

Genre: Picture Book Lyrical

Word count: 350 words

Author: Kristie Drake

A deer storms up the mountain. Sara follows discovering many animal tracks. Join her on a lyrical journey up, up and up.



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Title: The Brooklyn North Murders

Genre: Off-beat cozy

Length: 81,000

Author: Erica Obey



Fans of The Thursday Murder Club will enjoy this off-beat cozy featuring librarian Mary Watson and a mystery-writing AI program named Doyle. Doyle’s greatest feat of detection has been tracking down a few missing library books, so why does Mary suddenly find herself at the center of a battle to turn her sleepy village into the next Silicon Valley? And when she and Doyle discover a body in the hip-bath that saved Morgansburg, they must find out whether Doyle can solve murders as well as write them.
 
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iris

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Oct 28, 2020
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First Two Books in the Five Book Liza Kasner Series

Title: Liza's Secret

Genre: Thriller

Length: 70K

Author: Iris Leigh



Franny and kitty are on the run from her abusive husband, Barry. Settling in off-season Cape Cod, she transforms into Liza. She encounters Jeff who helps her navigate the impossibilities of hiding, while fostering her quick wit and resilience. As Liza copes with unexpected situations, Barry who is hot on her trail, is unprepared for her newfound resourcefulness.



Title
: Emmy’s Missing

Genre: Thriller

Length: 75K

Author: Iris Leigh



After months in hiding, Liza Kasner, PI, knows where people hide, and how to find them. Carly and David hire her when their six-year-old daughter is abducted during a beach holiday with friends. Together, they follow a trail of scheming millennial moms, while uncovering the dark underworld of desperate parents, ruthless kidnappers, and dirty money.


Thank you so much.
 
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Karen Keesling

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Feb 10, 2021
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Title: KAI’S CANOE
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 485 words + 170 Glossary & Backmatter
Author: Karen Keesling

It’s Kai’s first Hawaiian kids’ regatta, and he’s determined to steer his team’s outrigger to victory! But when he sees a struggling surfer, he must decide if helping is worth sinking their chance of winning. Kai and his teammates just might discover something far more important than the finish line waiting for them.

Mahalo for your consideration.
 
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Karen Keesling

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Feb 10, 2021
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Title: FAMILY RECIPE
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 510 Words
Author: Karen Keesling

Together, a girl and her mom bake sambusak, an Iraqi-Jewish pastry. With Mom’s tips, the young baker sifts for magic, but the secret spice won’t rise. Culture and food intertwine, igniting the senses in this recipe-formatted picture book.
 
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Dshark

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Feb 7, 2021
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  • Title: Ellie the Eggspert
  • Genre: PB
  • Length: 500 words
  • Author: Danielle Sharkan

The Box Turtle x Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao

Ellie is an expert at many things, but not cooking! So when her teacher announces a class cooking competition, Ellie is determined to learn…and win! But when everyone is assigned a vegetable, and Ellie gets eggplant, she finds that winning is much sweeter when shared with friends.
 
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KatieW

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Title: SKATER GATOR
Genre: Picture Book
Word Count: 350
Author: Katie Walsh

Skater Gator’s rad at rippin tricks, but not so stellar at sharing the park. When Kanga rolls in and stakes her claim, she and Skater Gator go board to board. Only one of them can rule the park unless they can find a way to ride side by side!
 
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Title: LATE NIGHT DINER
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Length: 87,000 Words
Author: Sophie Henderson

LOVE NEXT DOOR meets NOTTING HILL

After her fiancé declares he no longer loves her, all Eve Lane wants is to disappear.

She runs away to a nowhere town called Grace and accepts a job as a late-night diner waitress—it’s the perfect place for anonymity, giving her the chance to reset.

She isn’t planning on making friends, or creating a home, and she certainly isn’t meant fall for the hot guy who likes her cherry pie, especially when she has zero clue he’s a mega Hollywood star whose presence risks destroying her quiet life in Grace.
 
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ckessler

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Title: Terracolina
Genre: Middle Grade magical realism
Length: 52,000 words
Author: Carla Kessler

Thomas’s mission to save his beloved Grandpa’s forest is squelched by his academically-focused parents who only care about grades, so he runs away. Never did he dream that he would discover a magical garden world just like the one in his late Grandpa’s stories and there face a similar environmental disaster. With the help of enchanted friends, he saves Terracolina and triumphant, heads home to complete the mission he and Grandpa never had a chance to take on together but unsure who to ask for help. [CK1]


[CK1]
 
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Title: Sistas
Genre: Historical, Historical Romance, Women’s Fiction, POC, multiple POVs, LGBTQIA+
Length: 67,000
Author: Melody Fowler

Sistas follows Drunetta Brown, an oppressed African-American housewife desperate to escape her drunkard husband and small-town southern life. After fleeing with her youngest children to New York City in 1957, she finds unlikely friendship with Sister Rose, a church secretary, and Miss “Raycie” Rayceen, a boisterous bar singer. These “sistas” help Drunetta navigate her journey of self-discovery against the backdrop of segregation, cultural tensions, limited women’s rights and with a determination uncharacteristic of her time, Drunetta ultimately learns what’s worth sacrificing, and more importantly, what isn’t to secure her place in a changing world.
 
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Title: THE WINTER SPHERE
Genre: YA/Adult crossover #ownvoices LGBTQ+ fantasy
Length: 117,000 words
Author: Chris Foster

GIDEON THE NINTH x Kai Ashante Wilson's A TASTE OF HONEY: A necromantic apocalypse twists 9-year-old Chelle into a vengeful weapon. Miles away, in a treacherous palace, king's adult ward Desmond falls hard for a male rebel—then must flee home and lover with a bounty on his head. In the monster-infested wastes outside Desmond's city, Chelle, now 17, poses him an offer: atone for fighting in a tyrant's unjust war by joining her dangerous, long-shot quest to undo the apocalypse.
 
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Pitch to Lynnette Novak, Literary Agent at The Seymour Agency​




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Title: FOX FOREST
Genre: Picture Book
Length: 453 Words
Author/Illustrator: Alvina Leder

Grandma Fox tells a bedtime story to the baby foxes about a time long ago when a beautiful forest existed and foxes could run and play and never have to worry about food and water. The baby foxes think it is just a tall tale until they realize that the city that they struggle to survive in was once that beautiful forest. The baby foxes are saddened, but Grandma Fox is wise and tells them a secret that helps them to finally nod off to sleep.
 
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