Friday, July 13, 2012

The 13th Day: Super-Awesome-Bomb-Diggity News

Some people may think that the number 13 is unlucky, but not those of us at The Lucky 13s!

In fact, we're celebrating the 13th day of each month by featuring all the fabulous stuff that's been happening to The Lucky 13s.

Please raise a glass to our super-awesome-bomb-diggity news....

Erica Lorraine Scheidt's book USES FOR BOYS got it's launch date (January 22, 2013), and she's been invited to be featured at Wordstock in Portland, Oregon!

You can now pre-order Alex Lidell's book THE CADET OF TILDOR from Amazon!

You can also pre-order Lindsay Ribar's THE ART OF WISHING from Amazon!

Helen Douglas sold the Spanish and Catalan rights to EDEN to Edicions Bromera!

Mindee Arnett has sold her next book:
Mindee Arnett's FINDING EDEN, a spaced-based thrill about Jeth, a teen mercenary who leads a talented crew of thieves, and who finds his life on the line when he takes on a high risk job in order to buy freedom for him and his sister, pitched as Firefly meets White Cat, to Jordan Brown at Balzer + Bray, in a two book deal, in a good deal, but Suzie Townsend at New Lief Literary & Media (NA).  

Megan Shepherd has sold her next trilogy:
THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER trilogy author Megan Shepherd's THE CAGE trilogy, following six teens put in an elaborate human zoo by a powerful and psychic otherworldly race, and one girl's attempts to escape without falling first for her terrifyingly beautiful captor, whose job is to keep her in the Cage forever, to Kristin Daly Rens at Balzer & Bray, in a significant deal, for publication in Summer 2014, by Josh Adams and Quinlan Lee at Adams Literary (NA).

And we've had some incredible cover reveals this month:

Chelsea Pitcher's THE S WORD:

Kristin Halbrook's NOBODY BUT US:

Corey Ann Haydu OCD LOVE STORY:


Ellen Oh's PROPHECY:


Erin Bowman's TAKEN:

Lindsay Ribar's THE ART OF WISHING:

Kacie West's PIVOT POINT:

Debra Driza's MILA 2.0:

Liz Fichera's HOOKED:

Woo-hoo, Lucky 13s!

Rachele Alpine is represented by Dystel and Goderich and her young adult comtemporary novel CANARY will be published in the summer of 2013 by Medallion Press.

She blogs, or you can find her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.


  1. Thanks for posting all this, Rachele!

  2. So many books I'm looking forward to reading!

  3. I loved seeing all the new covers the luckies got this month!

  4. Love all this good news and the pretty covers!

  5. So much fabulous news in one month!!

  6. All this good news makes me happy! :)

  7. Looking at all of these beautiful covers makes me cry happy tears. :)