Monday, November 12, 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.... 

April Tucholke sold two books this month and found out BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA will be released on August 15, 2013!  It will also be released in France and Italy!

April Tucholke's BETWEEN THE SPARK AND THE BURN, a sequel to her upcoming BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, about a seventeen-year-old and her friends as they travel across the country in the dead of winter to save the mysterious liar River West and stop his sociopathic brother before the carnage grows too great, to Jessica Garrison at Dial, in a two-book deal, by Joanna Volpe at New Leaf Literary & Media (World English).

Karen Harrington announced that Little, Brown sold Brazilian rights to her book SURE SIGNS OF CRAZY and she has a release date...July 16, 2013!

Peggy Eddleman announced that Listening Library will publish an audio edition of THROUGH THE BOMB'S BREATH simultaneously with the hardback release in fall 2013!

Laura Golden's book EVERY DAY AFTER has an official release date of June 11, 2013, and is now avaliable for pre-order on both the Random House Kids site and Amazon.

Liz Fichera is part of a great contest for anyone who pre-orders her book HOOKED.  In conjunction with HarlequinTEEN, everyone who pre-orders HOOKED will receive a free music download AND be entered to win a YA gift basket filled with current YA titles and goodies.  The contest is worldwide.  Details can be found on her site!

Hooked also received a Kirkus STARRED review!

GREY'S ANATOMY's creator, Shonda Rhimes, is developing Debra Driza's book MILA 2.0 as a TV series for ABC!

Lenore Appelhans' LEVEL 2 sold UK audio book rights to AudioGo (formerly BBC audio books).  Now there will be two audio book versions!  Here's a snippet of the US version from Listening Library read by Jenna Lamia.

RIPTIDE by Lindsey Scheibe is avaliable for pre-order!  

Spanish rights for Caroline Carlson's trilogy THE VERY NEARLY HONORABLE LEAGUE OF PIRATES has sold Spanish rights to RBA for their children's imprint, Molino!

Nicole McInnes' cover for BRIANNA ON THE BRINK was released!

Tara Sullivan's cover for GOLDEN BOY was released and you will be able to buy it on June 27, 2013!  It's available for pre-order here!

And Alex Lidell's trailer release:

Woo-hoo, Lucky 13s!
Rachele Alpine is represented by Dystel and Goderich and her young adult comtemporary novel CANARY will be published in August of 2013 by Medallion Press.

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  1. As always, thanks for putting this together, Rachele!

  2. Thanks for compiling this, Rachele. So great to see all this good Lucky news!