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A fresh voice in middle grade, young adult, and new adult fiction.

Deal Announcement

Judith Graves, of Leap Books’ YA/NA e-novella line, Shine, has picked up world rights for, THE UNMOVING SKY by K.L. Hallam, which follows two brothers, lost and wounded, who must survive the elements, deal with their shared grief, and escape the clutches of a desperate man out to dest

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Deal Announcement

Judith Graves, of Leap Books’ YA/NA e-novella line, Shine, has picked up world rights for the two volume, New Adult, e-original series, RIGHT KIND OF MISTAKE by Rebecca Thomas, which features heartbroken and afraid of commitment, Haylie, who’s only looking for a few hours of pur

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Call for MG Short Story Submissions

This is an open call for agented and unagented submissions. Bring us your ghosts, monsters, night terrors…all taking place on Christmas Eve. Your middle grade short stories should be appropriate for grades 6-8. 1500-2000 words. This is a paying market. $25 / story. Please send s

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PW Deal Announcement: Patrice Lyle

DEAL REPORT. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY: CHILDREN’S BOOKSHELF  A bewitching sequel to Patrice Lyle’s POISON IVY CHARM SCHOOL has been announced in Publisher’s Weekly! Shannon Delany at Leap Books took world rights to Patrice Lyle’s middle-grade novel, Poison Ivy: The Ca

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Leap Books Proudly Signs Linda Joy Singleton

From Publisher’s Weekly: Shannon Delany of Leap Books, LLC has acquired Linda Joy Singleton’s newest YA, NEVER BEEN TEXTED. Ashlee, whose discount cell phone receives texts from a brokenhearted stranger, must decide whether or not to meet the sender. But it seems her dog, and th

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Silver Falchion Award™ Nominees

We are very proud to announce that even with the relatively small number of books currently to LEAP‘s name, three (yes THREE) of them have been nominated for the coveted 2014 Silver Falchion Award™. The Killer Nashville event which established and holds the Silver Falchion Award

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Street Team Open Call

LEAP BOOKS STREET TEAM OPEN CALL Want to join TEAM LEAP? Leap Books is seeking enthusiastic individuals to create social media buzz for their FROLIC, SURGE & SHINE lines. Genres include YA/MG/NA. Blogging and social media accessibility are vital. Contact marketing.leapbks@gmail.co

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