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    Charlaine Harris named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America!
    We could not be more proud to announce that #1 bestselling author long-time JABberwocky client, the one and only Charlaine Harris, was named the 2021 Grand Master for the Mystery Writers of America! Charlaine, alongside Jeffrey Deaver, will receive the MWA Grand Master award during the 75th annual Edgar Awards Ceremony on April 29, 2021.
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    ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Is Being Adapted As A Series!
    We could not be more excited to announce that Annapurna Pictures is adapting Grady Hendrix‘s latest horror masterpiece, THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP, as a series! Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain, co-creators of ABC’s The Fix, are set to write the adaption, with Grady serving as an Executive Producer. Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain have executive produced, created,
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    Our 2020 Goodreads Choice Award Nominees!
    UPDATE: All of our clients have made it to the final round of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards! Thank you so much to those who voted for Silvia, Grady, and Brandon — your support for our authors is so appreciated. To vote for them in the final round: head on over to Goodreads and select
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    Awards and Accolades: TIME, Ignyte Awards, and More!
    This past week has brought excellent news to many of our clients! First and foremost, TIME Magazine listed its Top 100 Fantasy Books of All Time with two of our clients included! Brandon Sanderson’s bestselling Mistborn made the list for the precision used to carve out a complex magic system. TIME writes that “The detail
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    The Starred Reviews Are Bright for Ellery Queen
    Not one, not two, but four (!) Ellery Queen mysteries reissued as part of the American Mystery Classics series by Penzler Publishers have received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly. Ellery Queen was on the inaugural list for this spiffy new line and has risen to the occasion, with every single Queen book so far earning
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    Our New Website Is Here!
    Hello world! JABberwocky’s home on the web has received a make over. We hope that everything you would want to know about our agency, our agents, our authors, and our business partners is easy to find. We couldn’t have made this happen without the incredible web expertise of Clare Marion Design. If you have any
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    New Website Coming Soon!
    Hello World! We wanted to let you know that, after many glorious years of service, JABberwocky will be retiring the rather classic-looking version of its website that you currently see before you. On August 31st (aka next Monday) we will be replacing it with a new and improved version that we think will both look
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    Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos to Produce MEXICAN GOTHIC for Hulu!
    JABberwocky is delighted to announce that, after a competitive situation, MEXICAN GOTHIC is being produced as a limited series! Hulu has put it in development with Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos’ Milojo Productions and ABC Signature. Milojo acquired the rights to MEXICAN GOTHIC shortly after Kelly Ripa personally recommended the book to her Instagram followers, even buying two versions
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    Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century: JABberwocky Titles!
    What’s better than having a JABberwocky title hit BookNest’s list of the Top 100 Fantasy Books of Our Century? Having eight titles make the list! You can check out our list of notable authors of the century below: Peter V. Brett’s THE WARDED MAN Marie Brennan’s A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS Mitchell Hogan’s A CRUCIBLE
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    Coming Soon! New JABberwocky Books Publishing July 31st
    We’re pleased to welcome the publication of several new JABberwocky books this Friday, July 31st. TALES FROM THE FOLLY JABberwocky is incredibly excited to be working with Ben Aaronovitch, the Sunday Times #1 bestselling author of Rivers of London, to publish the very first short story collection set in the same world! Collected together for
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    MEXICAN GOTHIC is a NYT bestseller!
    JABberwocky is so thrilled to announce that Silvia Moreno-Garcia‘s latest novel, MEXICAN GOTHIC, is #9 on the New York Times Bestseller List for fiction! But wait, there’s more — It’s also #5 on the Washington Post bestseller list, is a featured title for Book of the Month Club, and is one of this summer’s most anticipated
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    An update from Joshua Bilmes regarding Myke Cole
    I and Myke Cole have parted ways. I founded JABberwocky with the goal of doing right by the clients — all of the agency’s clients — and of doing right by the staff that have come to be part of the JABberwocky team. No one can be more important than that goal. I will ensure that
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    Announcement
    We believe it is our responsibility to make sure all voices are heard, not just those of our colleagues or figures with power in our industry. While we determine next steps, please know that you can speak to our agents via email or through Direct Message on Twitter. We will listen and respect your privacy/confidentially.
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    Gil Griffin interview on Sirius XM Radio!
    Sports fans, rejoice! We’re so excited to announce that our author Gil Griffin will be doing an interview on Sirius XM! This Thursday, June 26th, at 6pm ET, Gil will be a featured guest on the show Aussie Football Rules America, hosted by Eddie McGuire on Sirius XM, the leading audio platform in the US.
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    Book Expo Middle Grade Book Buzz: Kate Alice Marshall
    Kate Alice Marshall’s upcoming middle grade horror novel THIRTEENS was chosen as a Middle Grade Buzz Finalist! Marshall was featured on a virtual Book Expo panel for the Buzziest Books Coming in 2020 to discuss THIRTEENS. During her section of the panel she talks about the story, its inspiration, and her plans for the future.
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    JABberwocky’s 2020 Locus Award Finalists
    We’re so pleased to announce that several members of the JABberwocky family have been nominated for the prestigious Locus Award in the following categories. Check it out: Mallory O’Meara’s THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON has been nominated for Best Non-Fiction Novel! Desirina Boskovich’s LOST TRANSMISSIONS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY has
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    Mallory O’Meara Hits the LA Times Bestseller List…Again!
    JABberwocky is pleased to share that Mallory O’Meara’s sensational debut, THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON, hit #5 on the LA Times bestseller list in the paperback nonfiction category! The book had previously reached #8 on the LA Times bestseller list for hardcover nonfiction, where it remained for two weeks. THE LADY FROM THE BLACK
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    THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES Launches Book Club!
    Grady Hendrix’ THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES continues to slay! In addition to hitting #14 on the New York Times bestseller list (as well as a half-dozen regional bestseller lists), THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB has been chosen to launch blogger Genevieve Padalecki‘s Now & Gen Book Club! Set in the 1990’s, THE
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    Amelia Brunskill’s THE WINDOW is a Charlotte Award Nominee!
    We’re excited to announce that Amelia Brunskill’s THE WINDOW is nominated for the 2021 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award!   “Anna is everything her identical twin is not. Outgoing and athletic, she is the opposite of quiet introvert Jess. The same on the outside, yet so completely different inside–it’s hard to believe the
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    Grady Hendrix’s THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE is a New York Times Bestseller!
    We are happy to announce Grady Hendrix’ THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES hit #14 on the New York Times bestseller list this week! THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB’S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES has also hit the bestseller list on the following: The Southern Indies bestseller list (#2) The Midwest Indies bestseller list (#10)
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    JABberwocky’s 2020 (& 1945) Hugo Awards Finalists!
    CoNZealand, the host of the 78th Worldcon, announced the 2020 Hugo Award Finalists (and the 1945 Retro Hugo Awards Ballot) and several JABberwocky authors made the list! For the 2020 Hugo Awards, we’re pleased to announce that the following JABberwocky authors are nominees: Best Editor, Short Form Neil Clarke Lynne M. Thomas & Michael Damian
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    The Lady From The Black Lagoon—Rondo Hatton Award Winner!
    Mallory O’Meara’s THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON won the 18th annual Rondo Hatton Award for Classic Horror in the Book of the Year category! The Rondo Hatton Award honors the best in classic horror research, creativity and film preservation. Previously, O’Meara won the 2019 SCIBA Book Award for Best Biography and was nominated for
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    Nebula and Bram Stoker Award Finalists!
    JABberwocky is excited to a double-feature of congratulations with two award finalists! GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW — 2019 Nebula Award Finalist! Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW is a finalist for the 2019 Nebula Award in the Novel catagory! The Nebula Awards recognize the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in
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    New Year, New Subsidiary Rights Director: Susan Velazquez
    JABberwocky is pleased to announce that Susan Velazquez is, effective immediately, taking the new position of Subsidiary Rights Director at JABberwocky Literary Agency with a primary focus on audio and foreign rights marketing (where she is replacing Adriana Funke).  Going forward, please reach out to Susan (at susan@awfulagent.com) and Karen Bourne (at karen@awfulagent.com) with any questions about
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    Treat Yourself to an Aurora Teagarden eBook this Month
    Two of Charlaine Harris’s Aurora Teagarden mystery novels are Kindle Monthly Deals for all of January!  If you happen to be a fan of the Aurora Teagarden movies on Hallmark Mystery & Movies Channel, now’s a good chance to check out the books that inspired the movie series. Dead Over Heels: $2.49 at Amazon Aurora
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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW Is NPR Favorite
    Congratulation to GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW by Silvia Moreno-Garcia for being named an NPR Favorite Book of 2019! This is Silvia’s second time on the list and it also marks the seventh consecutive year in which a JABberwocky client has been included in NPR’s annual list of Favorite Books. Set in 1920s Mexico, GODS
  • Bestsellers News
    Sanderson’s Starsight Hits #1 on the New York Times!
      Book 2 of Brandon Sanderson’s scifi YA series, STARSIGHT, had a phenomenal debut across formats, hitting #1 on the NY Times Hardcover Fiction list, #1 on the Audible list, #4 on the Washington Post Bestseller List, #7 on the USA Today Bestseller List and #1 on the Amazon Chart. This title has received lovely
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    JABberwocky’s “Best Of” Bonanza 2019
    This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors whose amazing titles made it onto ‘Best Of’ lists in 2019! Silvia Moreno-Garcia, GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW (Del Rey) NPR’s “Favorite Books of 2019“ Amazon’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019” Tor.com’s “Best Books
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    Kobo Sale in the UK, Australia and New Zealand this Weekend
    Beginning today, Kobo is holding a Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale for readers in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. Included are some great JABberwocky eBooks from the likes of Brandon Sanderson, Aliette de Bodard, Elizabeth Moon, and Mallory O’Meara. The sale runs through Monday, December 2nd. UK: £0.99 (£3.99) AU: $1.99 ($6.99) NZ: $2.99 ($6.99)
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    RULES FOR VANISHING Optioned for Film & Television!
    Film rights for Kate Alice Marshall’s RULES FOR VANISHING have been optioned by Rob Friedman (Ascendant Entertainment) and Patrick Wachsberger (Picture Perfect Federation)! Friedman and Wachsberger previously worked together on franchises like Twilight, The Hunger Games, and Divergent during their time as co-chairmen of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group. We’re thrilled that Marshall’s YA horror novel has captured their
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