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This is a bi-monthly series keeping track of the book deals announced by Latinx writers and illustrators. The purpose of this series is to celebrate book deals by authors and illustrators in our community and to advocate for more of them. If you are an agent and you have a Latinx client who just announced a deal, you can let me know on Twitter, citymousedc. If you are a Latinx author or illustrator writing for children or young adults, and you just got a book deal, send me a message and we will celebrate with you! And if I left anyone out here, please let me know! You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
Pam Gruber at Poppy has acquired Marc Klein 's The In Between , a supernatural love story told in then and now narratives, about a girl trying to piece together the night of a car accident that killed her boyfriend, while seemingly receiving messages from him from the afterlife. Film rights have been sold to Paramount Players with Joey King attached to star. Rosemary Brosnan and Karen Chaplin at HarperCollins have bought, in a preempt, debut author Nina Varela 's Crier's War , a tale of impossible love between two girls—one human, one Made—set in a fantasy world where feudal control is held by humanlike alchemical creations called Automae otherwise known as the Made Kind , along with a sequel, Iron Heart. Pitched as We Were Liars meets Black Mirror , the story follows two sisters, one living on a deserted island with little memory of who she was, the other fighting to save an Earth decimated by natural disasters, while believing her sister to be dead. Publication is set for fall ; John Cusick at Folio Jr.
By Hannah Parry For Dailymail. Surveillance video captured the moment a cop-hating gunman walked up to a police van and assassinated an officer in the Bronx. Officer Miosotis Familia, 48, was sitting in her marked vehicle when year-old Alexander Bonds shot at her through the passenger side window near the intersection of rd Street and Grand Concourse in the Bronx.