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  • FRIGHTMARES By Eva V. Gibson Is An Edgar Allen Poe Award Nominee!

    January 19, 2023
    Last summer, Eva V. Gibson made waves (and nightmares) when her YA horror novel FRIGHTMARES published with Random House/Underlined. Now we're elated to share the news that the MWA has nominated it for their prestigious Edgar Allen Poe Award!   READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday To WHEN PB MET J By Katelyn Aronson!

    January 17, 2023
    We're so excited that Katelyn Aronson's newest picture book, WHEN PB MET J, is out today with Penguin Random House/Viking! This spin on West Side Story for the picture book crowd is sure to become an instant favorite.   ABOUT READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday To EVERY DAY’S A HOLIDAY By Stef Wade!

    January 4, 2023
    What a wonderful way to start the new year: Today, Stef Wade's newest picture book published with Running Press Kids! EVERY DAY'S A HOLIDAY is a fun, joyful story we know readers will love.   ABOUT EVERY DAY'S A HOLIDAY:  A READ MORE

    Happy Book Birthday To SO MUCH SNOW by Kristen Schroeder!

    October 25, 2022
    SO MUCH SNOW, a rhyming picture book by Kristen Schroeder, is out today from Random House Studio, right in time for snowy season to begin! It's garnered lovely reviews, including a star from the Bulletin for the Center of Children's READ MORE

    LET THE MONSTER OUT By Chad Lucas Is Nominated For A Red Maple Award!

    October 24, 2022
    Chad Lucas's sophomore middle grade novel, a speculative mystery called LET THE MONSTER OUT, published in May 2022 with Abrams. We're thrilled to announce today that it's been nominated for the Canadian foundation Forest of Reading's prestigious Red Maple Award! READ MORE

    Eva V. Gibson’s WHERE SECRETS LIE Will Be Released In Audio By Tantor Media!

    October 20, 2022
    We're thrilled to announce that WHERE SECRETS LIE, an acclaimed YA thriller by Eva V. Gibson which published in 2021 with Simon & Schuster, will be released in digital audio by Tantor Media!   Perfect for fans of Courtney Summers, this seductive and intense thriller unfolds in interwoven timelines of two summers as three friends READ MORE

    YA Author Jennifer Archer Wins Nicholl Fellowship In Screenwriting!

    September 29, 2022
    McIntosh & Otis is proud to work with writer Jennifer Archer on her YA manuscripts. Today, we're thrilled to share the news that Jennifer has won Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 2022 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting!   Jennifer's winning screenplay is an adaptation of her novel INTO THE DEEP BLUE, a breathtaking close-up READ MORE

    SO MUCH SNOW by Kristen Schroeder Gets A Starred Review!

    September 23, 2022
    Kristen Schroeder's latest picture book, SO MUCH SNOW, has received a starred review from The Bulletin!   SO MUCH SNOW is a sweet, rhyming text that follows animals through a winter storm. Just as they see hints of spring...the snow READ MORE