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Darling Springs Series by Lauren Blakely Sold to Sourcebooks

Sourcebooks Casablanca to publish #1 New York Times bestseller Lauren Blakely’s first two untitled romcoms in the Darling Springs series, where a group of friends who are like family find their hard-won happily ever afters in a lively small town, along with three backlist sports romances and a new sports romance.

Italian rights sold to Lucy Undying

Kiersten White’s LUCY UNDYING: A DRACULA NOVEL, to Il Castoro (ITALY), at auction, by Mariavittoria Puccetti at The Italian Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Hailey Alcaraz featured in Young Entertainment Magazine

Hailey Alcaraz Explores Identity and Climate Change Through Writing about the Devastation of Wildfires.

French Rights Sold to We Met Like This

Kasie West’s WE MET LIKE THIS, to Talent Editions (FRANCE), in a pre-empt, by Michele Kanonidis at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Cicadas Sing of Summer Graves nominated for a Locus Award

Quinn Connor’s debut is nominated in the First Novel catagory.

Hungarian Rights Sold to Bright We Burn

Kiersten White’s BRIGHT WE BURN: THE CONQUEROR’S SAGA BOOK 3, to Konyvmolykepzo (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

French Rights Sold to NIGHT OF THE WITCH and THE FATE OF MAGIC

Sara Raach and Beth Revis’s NIGHT OF THE WITCH and THE FATE OF MAGIC, to Nathan (France), in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal, by Michele Kanonidis at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Not Your Biggest Fan by Sara Ney sold to Montlake

Sara Ney’s NOT YOUR BIGGEST FAN, about a free-spirited dating app entrepreneur who meets one of the most recognizable faces in football at a Central Park hot dog truck, except she doesn’t recognize him, so he plays along, enjoying this time as a regular guy until they’re both forced to confront the reality of his fame, to Maria Gomez at Montlake, in an exclusive submission, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2025, by Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency (world).

Molly Ketcheson joins WLA

Molly Ketcheson has joined Wolfson Literary as our newest agent! Welcome Molly!

BORROW MY HEART is a 2024 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers

The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for whatever reason.

Italian rights sold to Night of the Witch

Sara Raasch and Beth Revis’s NIGHT OF THE WITCH, to Newton Compton (Italy), by Elena Benaglia at The Italian Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

French Rights Sold to Double Pucked

Lauren Blakely’s DOUBLE PUCKED, to Univers Poche (France), by Pauline Cuchet at La Nouvelle Agence, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Night of the Witch is a New York Times Bestseller!

Sara Raasch and Beth Revis’ NIGHT OF THE WITCH has spent five weeks on the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover Bestsellers list, topping out at #4.

Italian rights sold to Double Pucked

Lauren Blakely’s DOUBLE PUCKED, to Sperling & Kupfer (Italy), at auction, by Cristiana Chiumenti at The Italian Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

German rights sold to We Met Like This

Kasie West’s WE MET LIKE THIS, to Ravensburger (Germany), at auction, by Jouli Yono at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

SOULMATCH by Rebecca Danzenbaker sold to Simon & Schuster Children’s

Rebecca Danzenbaker’s SOULMATCH, a debut speculative romance, about an 18-year-old genius who reports to a government institute to learn about her past lives and future path, and maybe even a soulmate, but leaves surrounded by armed security, doubting both the soul-identification system and herself, to Nicole Ellul at Simon & Schuster Children’s, in a very nice deal, in a two-book deal, for publication in spring 2025, by Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency (NA).

Hungarian rights sold to Borrow My Heart

Kasie West’s BORROW MY HEART, to Mano (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Danish Rights Sold to The Best Men

Lauren Blakely and Sarina Bowen’s THE BEST MEN, to Gyldendal Norsk (Denmark), by Monique Oosterhof at Mo Literary Services, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Hungarian Rights sold to My So-Called Sex Life

Lauren Blakely’s MY SO-CALLED SEX LIFE, to Konyvmolykepzo (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson of Wolfson Literary Agency.

Mister Magic featured in the Washington Post

Utopia or dystopia? In these books, it’s complicated.

Polish rights sold to Places We’ve Never Been, Sunkissed, and Borrow My Heart

Kasie West’s PLACES WE’VE NEVER BEEN, SUNKISSED, and BORROW MY HEART, to Kobiece (Poland), in a three-book deal, by Paulina Machnik at Graal, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Kiersten White featured in the New York Times

An Unexpected Hotbed for YA Authors: Utah.

WE MET LIKE THIS by Kasie West Sold to Griffin

Kasie West’s debut adult romantic comedy WE MET LIKE THIS, in which an aspiring literary agent and romance-loving soul wants to meet someone in real life, just like in the books she loves, but the longest relationship she’s had has been with a guy she keeps re-matching with online, to Sara Goodman at Griffin, in a two-book deal, for publication in winter 2025, by Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency (NA).

German rights sold to Double Pucked

Lauren Blakely’s DOUBLE PUCKED, to Ullstein (Germany), by Uwe Neumahr at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Graphic Novel Rights sold to Mister Magic

NYT-bestselling and Bram Stoker Award-winning author Kiersten White’s MISTER MAGIC, in which former child stars reunite to uncover the tragedy that ended their show—and discover the secret of its enigmatic host, to Kaitlin Ketchum at Ten Speed Graphic, in a good deal, in an exclusive submission, by Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency (NA).

Hungarian rights sold to Double Pucked

Lauren Blakely’s DOUBLE PUCKED, to Konyvmolykepzo (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

THE QUEEN’S COUNCIL: A SWORD IN SLUMBER by Sara Raasch sold to Disney-Hyperion

Author of the Snow Like Ashes trilogy, the forthcoming THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE KISSMAS, and coauthor of the forthcoming NIGHT OF THE WITCH Sara Raasch’s THE QUEEN’S COUNCIL: A SWORD IN SLUMBER, the fourth in the YA historical fantasy series, pitched as reimagining the Disney Princesses as rulers of their lands, in which Briar Rose must campaign for empress of the Holy Roman Empire to protect her kingdom from a warmongering enemy while mysterious dreams threaten not only her position, but the lives of everyone she loves, to Jocelyn Davies at Disney-Hyperion, in a very nice deal, for publication in fall 2024, by Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Portuguese rights sold to On the Fence and Borrow my Heart

Kasie West’s ON THE FENCE and BORROW MY HEART, to Zero a Oito (Portugal), in a two-book deal, by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson of Wolfson Literary Agency.

German rights sold to And I Darken Trilogy

Kiersten White’s AND I DARKEN, NOW I RISE, and BRIGHT WE BURN, to Panini Germany (Germany), in a three-book deal, by Jouli Yono at Agence Hoffman, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Spanish rights sold to Night of the Witch

Sara Raasch and Beth Revis’s NIGHT OF THE WITCH, to Hidra (Spain), in a two-book deal, by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Slovakian Rights sold to Moment of Truth and Places We’ve Never Been

Kasie West’s MOMENT OF TRUTH and PLACES WE’VE NEVER BEEN, to Slovart (Slovak Republic), in a two-book deal, by Kristin Olson at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Turkish rights sold to Bright We Burn

Kiersten White’s BRIGHT WE BURN, to Marti (Turkey), by Merve Ongen at ONK Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Hungarian Rights Sold to These Divided Shores

Sara Raasch’s THESE DIVIDED SHORES, to Konyvmolykepzo (Hungary), by Norbert Uzseka at Lex Copyright Office, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

HIDE Television rights sold to Universal Television

NYT-bestselling and Bram Stoker Award-winning author Kiersten White’s HIDE, about 14 competitors invited to a mysterious hide-and-seek competition in an abandoned amusement park, to Universal Television, with John Davis, Jordan Davis, and John Fox at Davis Entertainment executive producing and Ingrid Escajeda set to pen the pilot and serve as EP/showrunner as the inaugural project in her new company, Sugarwitch Production, by Lucy Stille at Lucy Stille Literary, on behalf of Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Czech Rights Sold to Joy Ride and Hard Wood

Lauren Blakely’s JOY RIDE and HARD WOOD, to Dobrovsky (Czech Republic), in a two-book deal, by Kristin Olson at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Estonian rights sold to Sunkissed and Places We’ve Never Been

Kasie West’s SUNKISSED and PLACES WE’VE NEVER BEEN, to Ersen (Estonia), in a two-book deal, by Taryn Fagerness Agency, on behalf of Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Spanish rights sold to Mister Magic and Lucy Undying

Kiersten White’s MISTER MAGIC, LUCY UNDYING: A DRACULA NOVEL, to Urano (Spain), in a pre-empt, in a three-book deal, by Sandra Bruna at Sandra Bruna Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Czech Rights Sold to Places We’ve Never Been and Borrow My Heart

Kasie West’s PLACES WE’VE NEVER BEEN and BORROW MY HEART, to Albatros Media (Czech Republic), in a two-book deal, by Kristin Olson at Kristin Olson Literary Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency.

Kiersten White Rounds Up YA Horror for the New York Times

7 Terrifying Horror Novels Perfect for Teens.

Italian Rights sold to Seven Rules for Breaking Hearts

Kristyn J. Miller’s SEVEN RULES FOR BREAKING HEARTS, to Queen (Italy), by Cristiana Chiumenti at The Italian Agency, on behalf of Taryn Fagerness Agency and Amy Stapp at Wolfson Literary Agency.

LUCY UNDYING: A DRACULA Novel by Kiersten White Sold to Del Rey

Bram Stoker Award-winning and NYT-bestselling YA author Kiersten White’s LUCY UNDYING: A DRACULA Novel, pitched as revisiting the classic novel from the perspective of beautiful, doomed Lucy Westenra, whose story now spans more than a century soaked in blood and longing, to Tricia Narwani at Del Rey, in a major deal, in a two-book deal, by Michelle Wolfson at Wolfson Literary Agency (NA).

Wretched Waterpark Featured in the New York Times

Young Sleuths Hot on the Trail of Their Own Identities.

Kiersten White featured in San Diego Magazine

Kiersten White Grows Up With “Hide”.