FEBRUARY

  • Bygone Badass Broads sells to Abrams
    Mackenzi Lee's  Bygone Badass Broads, based on the popular Twitter series of the same name, has sold at auction to Samantha Weiner at Abrams. The colletion of fifty-two badass women from the days of yore will celebrate the irrepressible female spirit with insightful bios and illustrations.
     
  • True Letters from a Fictional Life makes the Rainbow List
    Kenneth Logan's debut YA novel True Letters from a Fictional Life has been named to ALA's 2017 Rainbow Book List, a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning content, which are aimed at youth.
     
  • The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue sells in Spanish
    Mackenzi Lee's sophomore YA novel, The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, has sold Spanish rights in Latin America and the US to V&R.

JANUARY

  • The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue sells in Brazil
    Mackenzi Lee's sophomore YA novel, The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue, has sold Brazilian rights to Grupo Editorial Record.

  • Mastering Civility reviewed by NYT
    Mastering Civility by Christine Porath, recently named by The Washington Post as one of the 10 books on leadership to read in 2017, received a stellar review in The New York Times, calling it "a slender, but compelling, guide to treating others respectfully and protecting oneself from those who don’t."

  • Booklist reviews The Bone Witch
    The Bone Witch, the first in a second series from Rin Chupeco (author of The Girl from the Well duology) has received a great review from Booklist: "Readers who enjoy immersing themselves in detail will revel in Chupeco’s finely wrought tale. Game of Thrones fans may see shades of Daenerys Targaryen in Tea, as she gathers a daeva army to unleash upon the world. Whether she is in the right remains a question unanswered, but the ending makes it clear her story is only beginning."

  • Buzzfeed names The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue a YA Book to Read
    The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee (author of This Monstrous Thing) was listed among Buzzfeed's 18 Ya Books We Can't Wait to Read in 2017.