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Children's: Middle grade
NYT bestselling author Da Chen's SISI OF YELLOW STONE, narrative nonfiction about the author's three sisters' childhoods in rural China as their landowning family was torn apart by the Cultural Revolution, to Lisa Sandell at Scholastic, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (NA).
Michelin rated chef, owner of LA bakery Fonuts, and Cake Wars judge Waylynn Lucas's SUNNY SIDE UP, breakfast and brunch recipes with a focus on eggs and baking, to Dervla Kelly at Rodale, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (World).
Comic book writer, cultural critic and scholar David F. Walker's FREDERICK DOUGLASS, with illustrator Damon Smith, to Patrick Barb at Ten Speed Press, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (World).
Non-fiction: History/Politics/Current Affairs
Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies at the University of Michigan Donald Lopez's BUDDHISM: A GLOBAL HISTORY, the first ever single volume narrative history of world Buddhism from inception to the present day, and THE LIFE OF THE BUDDHA, an eye-opening new account of the historical Buddha, to Jennifer Banks at Yale University Press, in an exclusive submission, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (World English).
Author of the upcoming DAY DRINKING, founding editor of eater.com's Drinks column, and contributor to Vogue and Bon Appetit, Kat Odell's cookbook of healthy, vibrant, plant-based recipes, again to Kylie Foxx McDonald at Workman, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management in association with Henry Huang at Heroes and Villains (World).
NYT bestselling author Haylie Pomroy's next book, her first major diet program since THE FAST METABOLISM DIET, moving to Karen Rinaldi at Harper Wave, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management.
The late Maggie Estep's HEX crime novel, optioned to Entertainment One TV for Olive Productions, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management.
NYT bestselling author Da Chen's WANDERING WARRIOR, optioned to Mark Burton and Michael Barnathan at Ocean Blue Entertainment, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management.
Author of the John Hillcoat-adapted THE WETTEST COUNTY IN THE WORLD, Matt Bondurant's NORTH COUNTRY, about a returning Air Force special forces soldier who ends up embroiled with an enigmatic crime boss in the small town on the Canadian border where he grew up, to Warner Brothers TV, by Jill Gillett at William Morris Endeavor on behalf of Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management.
Read what The New York Times Book Review, NPR, The San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue, The Today Show, The Los Angeles Times, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, Elle, The Guardian, Newsday, The Village Voice, The Millions, Nylon, and Interview Magazine had to say. People also called it "A dry, delightful fairy tale for grownups," and Cosmopolitan made it a "Cosmo Reads" selection.
Believing in Magic hits the e-book and combined print and e-book lists for the week of October 9th!
Children's: Middle grade
Former managing editor of The New Republic and author of The Night Tourist and Jepp, Who Defied the Stars, Katherine Marsh's THE BOY IN THE WINE CELLAR, the story of an American boy living in Brussels who secretly harbors a fourteen-year-old Syrian refugee who has lost his family and is on the run from the authorities, inspired by the author's own experiences moving to Belgium last year with her husband and two young children right before the attacks in Paris and the discovery of terrorist cells in Brussels, which she chronicled in a Washington Post essay and a Today Show interview, to Jennifer Besser at Putnam Children's, in a two-book deal, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (World English).
Weizmann Institute researchers Eran Elinav, M.D., Ph.D.; and Eran Segal, Ph.D.'s THE PERSONALIZED DIET, a scientifically-based guide to personalized nutrition that will help readers create a customized diet plan to lose weight and improve health, based on the authors' 2015 study that proved for the first time ever that different people react differently to the same foods and that resulted in a viral media response, to Karen Murgolo at Grand Central Life & Style, with Sarah Pelz editing, in a significant deal, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management(NA).
UK/Commonwealth rights to Morwenna Loughman at Vermilion, in a pre-empt.
Harvard and UCLA psychiatrist Dr. John Sharp MD's INSIGHT, an eight-step program designed to help readers discover the one thing from their childhoods that is the cause of their unwanted behavior, rewrite their narratives to remove it, and in doing so rewire their brains permanently for lifelong happiness and confidence, to Patty Gift at Hay House, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (World English, French, and German).
Actress, bakery entrepreneur, and allergen-free living advocate Jennifer Esposito's JENNIFER'S WAY: Recipes for A Pure, Delicious Life, a collection of sweet and savory recipes from her adored East Village bakery and beyond, showing readers that clean, pure food can both heal the body and provide a decadent, comforting eating experience, to Brittany Hamblin McInerney at Grand Central Life & Style, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (NA).
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Console Wars hits both lists for the week of March 13, 2016!
Fast Metabolism Food Rx is an instant New York Times bestseller, debuting on the list for Sunday, March 13, 2016!
Author of CONSOLE WARS, Blake Harris's THE HISTORY OF THE FUTURE: Virtual Reality and the Race to Create the New World, the story of the makers, misfits and visionaries behind the radical new technology, including 22-year-old billionaire Palmer Luckey of Occulus, to Julia Cheiffetz at Dey Street Books, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management in association with Julian Rosenberg at Circle of Confusion
Children's: Young Adult
Author of Family and Other Accidents and In Some Other World, Maybe, Shari Goldhagen's 100 DAYS OF CAKE, in which a 17-year-old girl suffering from depression uses her job at a tropical fish store to cope with the impending doom of graduation and as an escape from her mother who is convinced that the right cake will solve all of her problems, to Jessica Sit at Atheneum, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management
Author of Twins and Bad Marie Marcy Dermansky's THE RED CAR, the story of a woman whose past suddenly lobs a grenade into her disappointing life, forcing her to confront her questionable decisions and start over, moving to Katie Henderson Adams at Liveright, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management
Dr. Michael Breus's THE OVERNIGHT SOLUTION, offering a revolutionary program to help you understand your body's clock and change the timing of your daily habits to live a healthier, happier, more productive life, based on the author's own research in the rapidly emerging field of chronobiology and presenting four distinct "chronotypes" that people fall into, to Tracy Behar at Little, Brown, in a major deal, at auction, by Alex Glass at Glass Literary Management (NA).
UK rights to Susanna Abbott at Vermilion, also at auction.