It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, the author-editor pair announcement!
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THE REVIVED GIRLS' GUIDE TO BATTLING GHOSTS - Carey Blankenship - @careyfblankensh
Editor: Adah Beatrice @theadahbeatrice
Saving trapped ghosts isn’t Rilee’s idea of fun. She’d rather not die. Again. Unfortunately, her new BFF disagrees. The Revived Girls are on the case.
ALL THE CARDS ARE PLAYED - Lexi Nolletti - @lnolletti
Editor: Carly -Bornstein-Hayward @fromcarly
Three powerful queens want 17yo Jansen—one wants answers, one to hang his corpse in her capital, & the third to leverage his newfound magic against her land’s demonic, never-ending night.
THE RECIPE EFFECT by Nina Fortmeyer - @NFortmeyer
Adult Magic Realism
Editor: Elizabeth Buege @ekbuege
Aspiring chef Stella hates conflict almost as much as she hates the sous-chef bullying her. When she starts hearing recipes instead of people yelling, it seems like the perfect gift—until it spirals out of control, leaving her no option but to face her conflict head-on.
A STUDY IN STORM AND SHADOW by Lora Orme - @pen2published
YA Science Fantasy
Editor: Jeni Chappelle @jenichappelle
A corset won't stop 16yo Mina from investigating her father's murder, tackling a thief off a roof, or learning to wield deadly electrical science magic.
THE HOUSE ON THE CUL-DE-SAC by Nishita Parekh - @NishitaParekh22
Editor: Miranda Darrow @Miranda_Darrow
During a hurricane, strangers gather at Seema and Vipul’s house, which loses power and all connection with the world outside. And then the murders start.
THE LADY'S GUIDE TO CONQUERING THE UNIVERSE by Selma Soren Tibermont - @selma_soren
Editor: Tiffany Grimes @theqtiffany
When she realizes the elite ranks of Ivy League society are not so receptive to biracial girls from the ‘burbs, Harvard freshman Cara co-founds a club dedicated to getting back at Greek life.
I’M THE BAD GUY by Aimee Lauren - @AimeeLaurenA
Editor: Natasha Hanova @NatashaHanova
A sassy villain struggles with handing over her flirty, badass competition to be tortured.
EMMA GRANT AND THE CAPITOL CAT by Shelley Walden - @shelley_creates
Editor: Bethany Hensel @bethanyhensel13
Emma Grant is on the case to find her missing senator father. There's clues, a cute boy, and the Demon Cat of Capitol Hill.
WILL THEY KNOW US THERE by Amber Wheeler Bacon - @WheelerBacon
Editor: Felice Laverne @bookgurufelice
Daughter of a recently deceased sex worker pieces together her mother's past in a Georgia small town to find the identity of birth father.
NEMESISTER by Ann B. Laguerre - @le_anntagonist
Editor: Katie McCoach @katiemccoach
When Laurette discovers her dad is dating her rival's mom, she must decide whose happiness she values most: hers or her dad's.
EASTMOUR ABBEY by Priscilla Aceves - @priscillawriter
Editor: Kyra Nelson @kyramnelson
Spending a summer competing in a Victorian literature competition and staying at a historic English estate is a dream for socially anxious bookworm Luna, but with a major scholarship on the line, her fellow competitors are willing to do whatever it takes to win.
THE WORK FRIEND by Sarah Simon - @sarahhara
Adult Psychological Suspense
Editor: Leah Pierre @leahbene
30yo Mona gets more than she signed up for when her friend's husband–the same friend she's been impersonating on dating apps–ends up dead and they are both implicated in his murder.
LOVE BITES by Dani Frank - @Dani_is_Frank
NA Paranormal Romance
Editor: Michelle Rascon @editorrascon
Esther begins a whirlwind romance with vampire Ashley—fake dating, one bed, and a vampire cure that will either bring them closer together or tear them apart.
THE POTENT SOLUTION by Ashley Spindler - @DrAshleyNova
Adult Historical Fantasy
Editor: Megan Records @meganrecords
To find her missing mentor, an apprentice alchemist must confront a powerful secret society, a terrifying conspiracy, and her own ADHD.
THE GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO KISSING STRANGERS by Charli Kent - @charli_kent
Adult Contemporary Romance
Editor: Heidi Shoham @heidishoham
When a young widow kisses a gorgeous stranger in need of rescuing, her oh-so-good deed gets complicated when Mr Kissable turns out to be her new boss.
ICOBAR by Aoife Doyle - @1adoyle
Editor: Maria Tureaud @Maria_Tureaud
To save her sister-turned-wolfhound, Finta must use her musical magic and face a dark force in the forest before she loses her family forever.
RIRI AND THE GODDESS OF LOST THINGS by Benjamin Orion - @orion_benjamin
Editor: Hannah VanVels @hannahvanvels
To find the Philippines' missing moon, stars, and daylight, Riri must do three things: book a flight back to the motherland, make Gram drink her dementia meds, and pray she'll remember how to be a goddess.
FINDING DESIDERATA by Kiley Orchard - @KileyOrchard
Editor: Jay Whistler @JayWhistler
After discovering the mythical island of lost things, 11yo Rae must choose between finding the dog she lost or a secret message from her dead grandfather.
AN UNCANNY WIRING by Baylee Anne Shlichtman - @paradonic89
YA Speculative Fiction
Editor: Tyler Zeoli @TylerZeoli
When android Everest Perdita's friend is framed for murder, she’ll have to defy her design to learn the killer's true identity before they strike again.
Adah Beatrice's pick
SPARROW & CROW by Kahlan Strop - @AuthorStrop
Carly Bornstein-Hayward's pick
THE GIRL IN THE COFFIN by Vishaka Sriram - @VishakaSriram
Elizabeth Buege's pick:
THE RISHTA by Narjis Zahra - @narjiszahraa
Jeni Chappelle's pick:
TRE AND THE SECRETS OF ANTARCTICA by James Gettys II - @JGettys7
Miranda Darrow's pick:
VIVIANA GETS HER LIFE ON TRACK by Elizabeth Barrera - @someruntolove
Tiffany Grimes's pick:
WE'RE DONE PLAYING GAMES by Leila Holley - @Leila_Holley
Natasha Hanova's pick:
POOR DEADSIDE MANNER by Michelle Tang - @a_girl_Michelle
Adult Paranormal Fantasy
Bethany Hensel's pick:
BEA MULLENS TAKE A SHOT by Emily Deibert - @emilydeibert
Felice Laverne's pick:
THE WINTER INSIDE by Greer Ohlsson - @theendisgreer
Katie McCoach's pick:
THEY DON'T EVEN KNOW THEIR OWN NAMES by Amy Lau - @amylau1418
Kyra Nelson's pick:
IZZY SUN IS TECHNICALLY IN CHARGE by Ann Zhao - @annzhao_
Leah Pierre's pick:
THE LOVERS by Taylor Munsell - @taylormunsell22
Adult Historical Fantasy
Michelle Rascon's pick:
MAGIC IN THE AIR by Adrianna Schuh - @author_aschuh
Adult Contemporary Romance
Megan Records's pick:
WITCHES VS DOGS by Tina Petrick - @andronicusrex1
MG Contemporary Fantasy
Heidi Shoham's pick:
THE MARKS WE BEAR by Brooke Archer - @abrookeworm
YA Dystopia/Sci Fi
Maria Tureaud's pick:
MOLN by Malou Jandermark - @JandermarkM
Hannah VanVels's pick:
THE FASTING WARS by Natasha Kahn - @NatashaMKhan
Jay Whistler's pick:
MARIPOSA FALL by Jennifer Ruddock - @RuFauxRiz
Tyler Zeoli's pick:
BLOODWRITTEN by Afshaan Purvez - @theantiheroine_