February is full of "Sweet" News for the Class of 2k18!

There is A LOT of news to share this week! Let's start by giving a HUGE SHOUT-OUT to the first two releases in the class. Congratulations to Rachel and Kamilla whose books are finally out in the world!!!

 

Rachel Lynn Solomon: YOU'LL MISS ME WHEN I'M GONE

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Now available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and IndieBound.

 

This past month has been filled with great news for the class including some members being included in FABULOUS LISTS...

Dana Mele and Adrienne Young were featured in BookBub's THE BIGGEST TEN BOOKS FOR ADULTS COMING IN 2018.

Gloria Chao, Dana Mele, Joy McCullough, Kelly deVos and Kristina Perez were featured in Barnes and Noble's list - 21 OF OUR MOST ANTICIPATED DEBUTS OF 2018. 

Kristina Perez and Sarah Nicole Smetana were included in Brit.Co's 8 EXCITING DEBUTS TO KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR.

Adrienne Young's SKY IN THE DEEP was featured in Publishers' Marketplace as a 2018 YA Spring/Summer Buzz Book.

Kelly deVos' FAT GIRL ON A PLANE was recently highlighted in BookRiot's TEENS WITH A PASSION FOR FASHION.

Kaitlyn Sage Patterson and Kristina Perez were featured in Barnes and Noble's MOST ANTICIPATED YA FANTASY NOVELS.

Lauren Spieller was listed as one of Barnes and Noble's 29 OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED CONTEMPORARIES of 2018.

Gloria Chao, Rachel Lynn Solomon, and Dana Mele were mentioned in BuzzFeed's article, START OFF YOUR 2018 RIGHT BY READING THESE 18 NEW YA BOOKS

Justine Magazine recently released their list of their MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2018 and it includes: Rachel Lynn Solomon, Gloria Chao, Heather Ezell, Amy Trueblood, Adrienne Young, Lauren Spieller, and Katie Henry. 

And finally a few more pieces of great news...

Congrats to Lauren Spieller for selling audio rights for her novel, YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT!

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In addition to Gloria Chao's AMERICAN PANDA, Dana Mele's PEOPLE LIKE US, and Amy Trueblood's NOTHING BUT SKY have been chosen as Spring 2018 Junior Library Guild selections. 

Tune in next time when we share more updates on the wonderful happenings with the Class of 2K18! 

 

Amy Trueblood