Acquisition Wish List

Genres: realistic contemporary, romance, fantasy, magical realism, mystery/thriller, horror, alternative history

Wish list:

Re-tellings/re-imaginings of myths, fantasies, fables, or classics

Modernizations of Shakespeare, Jane Austen, biblical tales

YA adaptation of “The Aeneid” or “The Iliad”

Modernization of Antony and  Cleopatra

Novels in exotic, unexpected, or underrepresented settings: the Arctic, jungles, foreign countries, the American West, cruise ships, unique academies

Novels with structural quirks: alternating POV, alternating Before/After sections, stories told in reverse

YA with Maleficent-type protagonist: beautiful, dangerous, all-powerful

Character-driven romantic YA set on a ranch in the contemporary West: rugged and evocative atmosphere

Judd Apatow-esque YA novel

YA novelization of Kate & Prince William’s love story

YA novels featuring a forbidden romance

YA novel featuring pirates, a feisty heroine, the high seas, and a strong alpha pirate love interest (yes, you read that right)

YA novels with a Southern Gothic flair, or any novels set in the deep South with strong Southern flavor

Into Thin Air for teens

Before Sunrise for teens

Mean Girls for teens

Homeland for teens

The Blue Lagoon for teens (or any book involving a boy, a girl, and a desert island)

Downtown Abbey for teens

Legends of the Fall for teens

*PLEASE NOTE: I do not accept unsolicited submissions.

Favorite booksBefore I Fall by Lauren Oliver, Looking for Alaska by John Green, Pretty Little Liars by Sara Shephard, The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han, Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher, Wither by Lauren DeStefano