Leap Books is a small press founded in 2009 by author and editor, Laurie J. Edwards, and now owned by author Shannon Delany, Publisher, and including Co-Publisher and author Judith Graves. Learn about the entire management team HERE. For general inquires, please email us HERE.

Leap has a growing roster of award-winning authors, including the likes of New York Times bestselling author, Maria V. Snyder. Our teen fiction line, Surge, is geared to readers ages 14-19. Seek, our tween line, is geared to readers ages 10-14, and our young adult / new adult novella line, Shine was developed to meet the growing demand for serialized, fast-paced offerings.

Our titles have earned nods from the Green Earth Books Award program, the Young Adult Library Services Association Popular Paperbacks program, and have received recommended reading status from authoritative review sources, such as, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, the Midwest Book Review, and CM Magazine.