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Leap Books DAY OF THE READ Giveaway Contest

Here at Leap, we’re big fans of the mysterious, the supernatural, the unexplained, folklore, mythology, urban legends, and generally thrilling reads. Just skim through our roster of titles and you’ll see for yourself. To celebrate our titles, as well as those that have fos

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Deal Announcement: Jessica Bayliss

Judith Graves at Leap Books Shine has acquired world rights for Jessica Bayliss’ young adult novella BROKEN CHORDS featuring Lenora “Lenny” Ragno who thinks facing her long-time crush at the Gypsy Cob Music Festival is a nightmare in the making, but when one of their friends talks eve

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Deal Announcement: S.A. Larsen

  Kelly Hashway at Leap Books Seek has acquired world rights for S.A. Larsen’s debut middle grade novel MOTLEY EDUCATION in which a class assignment sends two friends on the journey of their lives battling creatures from Norse mythology to find a relic that is vital to saving bot

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Deal Announcement: Alex Van Tol

Judith Graves at Leap Books’ Shine imprint has acquired world rights to Alex Van Tol‘s YA horror novella Dead Man’s Curve. The book tells the story of 18-year-old Booker, who accidentally runs over a mysterious figure on a wilderness highway. Publication is set for f

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Deal Announcement: Medeia Sharif

Kelly Hashway at Leap Books Seek has acquired world rights for Medeia Sharif’s middle-grade horror novel The Haunted Stepsister, in which two stepsisters are plagued by a demon after using a haunted bathroom at school and are now having their darkest secrets revealed. Publication is s

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Deal Announcement: Rick Starkey

Kelly Hashway at Leap Books Seek has bought world rights for Rick Starkey’s debut middle-grade novel Blues Bones, in which a 13-year-old boy uses voodoo to overcome stage fright and has to suffer the consequences of dabbling in dark magic. Publication is planned for spring 2016.

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Deal Announcement: Suzanne Lazear

Judith Graves at Leap Books: Shine has bought Suzanne Lazear’s (The Aether Chronicles. Flux) NA elfpunk series THE SECRET LIVES OF ROCKSTARS. Rockstars follows eighteen-year-old Bitsy who, with the help of the members of her cirque noir punk band, must find a way to stop a war between

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Deal Announcement: Denise Jaden

Shannon Delany of American publisher Leap Books, LLC is proud to announce the acquisition of Canadian author Denise Jaden’s newest young adult novel,AVALANCHE. “Denise is a great author and a wonderful person who interacts well with readers and fans. I remember meeting her in Ne

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