Martha Brockenbrough's TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR THE DEAD, in which a guardian angel in a rehabilitation program for wayward souls accidentally kills the girl he's supposed to watch over, fails to get her into heaven, and may or may not cause lasting psychological damage to a squirrel, to Arthur A. Levine Books, for publication in Summer 2012.
Jackson Pearce's FATHOMLESS, pitched as a modern Little Mermaid retelling in which a young mermaid wants to leave the sisterhood of dark, soulless creatures and regain her humanity, which she can only do by convincing a mortal to love her and stealing his soul, to Little, Brown Children's, for publication in Fall 2012.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Publishing Deals - Brockenbrough, Pearce
A couple of YA publishing deals were announced in today's Publishers Lunch Weekly: