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There are a few things you can always count on when you pick up a novel by J. Anderson Coats: You will have headstrong, active characters. You will have an exciting, page-turning story. And you will always—always!—have an immersive historical time period which you probably knew nothing about going into, but which upon turning that last page, you feel as though you’ve now lived part of a life inside.
That’s quite a gift, isn’t it? And to lean on an old cliché, it is most certainly the gift that keeps on giving—to us, her readers. Here is the write-up for Jillian’s newest forthcoming title:
I couldn’t be more excited for this amazing book to be out in the world. You definitely won’t want to miss it
I'm so excited to bringing the news of a debut deal today! Kelly Rice Schmitt has written a truly beautiful, lyrical picture book text - and from the perspective of a container ship, no less. From the moment I read it I fell head over heels, and I'm so delighted she's been matched with editor extraordinaire Carol Hinz, who has signed up the talented Jam Dong to illustrate! Here's the deal announcement that went out:
We can't wait for I, SHIP to set sail in Fall 2023!
If we could pinpoint one topic that is likely to be on a vast majority of the global population’s mind these days, that topic would be viruses. I mean, am I right here? But of course, viruses have been around as long as history. And not only viruses, but: scary viruses, too.
This train of thought was the impetus behind Amy Cherrix’s in-depth new work of middle-grade non-fiction. Read more in the exciting deal announcement here below:
This huge and sweeping project is marked with impeccable researching and suspenseful pacing for a read that will be impossible to put down. I for one can’t wait to read the finished result!
Huge congratulations, Amy!