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Booksellers’ Favorite Top 25 Titles of 2018


December 21, 2018
SUPER SATYA SAVES THE DAY  by Raakhee Mirchandani

We Need Diverse Books Q&A Spotlight


December 4, 2018
SUPER SATYA SAVES THE DAY
  by Raakhee Mirchandani

The Red Line book jacket

Thriller Awards Best First Novel Finalist


April 9, 2018
THE RED LINE  by Walter Gragg

Bank Street Best Children’s Books 2018 OUTSTANDING MERIT


April 8, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

Barnes & Noble Kids Blog Roundup – 7 High-Interest Picture Book Biographies for Women’s History Month


March 12, 2018
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE  by Laurie Wallmark

Pandemic book jacket

West Australian Young Readers Book Award Short List!


February 3, 2018
PANDEMIC  by Yvonne Ventresca

Robert Cowan Award Winner


February 1, 2018
LAST THINGS  by Marissa Moss

Down by the River book jacket

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW!


January 30, 2018
DOWN BY THE RIVER
  by Andrew Weiner & illustrated by April Chu

PW STARRED REVIEW!


January 29, 2018
PHOENIX BURNING  by Isabella Maldonado

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake book jacket

Wanda Sykes selection for Sag-Aftra Foundation Storyline Online


January 8, 2018
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE 
(Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1) by Robin Newman

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Liza Fleissig participating mentor at RUCCL


October 21, 2017

Junior Library Guild Selection Fall 2017!


September 28, 2017
GRACE HOPPER: QUEEN OF COMPUTER CODE by Laurie Wallmark

Scholastic Book Club Selection Fall 2017!


September 19, 2017
MING GOES TO SCHOOL
by Deirdre Sullivan

Starz offers Direct to Series TV deal, with Bruckheimer producing and Common starring!


August 22, 2017
BLACK SAMURAI  by Marc Olden

FLORIDA BOOK AWARD GOLD WINNER 2017


August 6, 2017
LIZZIE AND LOU SEAL  by Patricia Keeler

Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


July 17-28, 2017

Liza Fleissig Pitchfest Agent during Thrillerfest


July 13, 2017

New Jersey Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators logo

Liza Fleissig on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 3-4, 2017

Bailee Madison to star in adaptation of SOMEONE ELSE’S SUMMER!


May 6, 2017

Liza Fleissig participating Agent at ASJA Writers Conference


May 6, 2017

The Red Line book jacket

Library Journal STARRED REVIEW


April 15, 2017
THE RED LINE  by Walt Gragg

Blanc Flowers White Lies book cover

IPPY GOLD NATIONAL WINNER!


April 12, 2017
BLACK FLOWERS, WHITE LIES  by Yvonne Ventresca

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party CandyLand Edition


March 16-17, 2017

Grace Hopper book jacket

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


March 1, 2017
GRACE HOPPER  by Laurie Wallmark

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LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


February 23, 2017

LRA in the house at NY Metro SCBWI


February 23, 2017

The Red Line book jacket

PW STARRED REVIEW


February 1, 2017
THE RED LINE
  by Walt Gragg

LRA joins #PitDark


October 20, 2016

Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature logo

Liza Fleissig participating mentor at RUCCL


October 15, 2016

Blanc Flowers White Lies book cover

Number 1 on Buzzfeed Fall Must Read List!


September 13, 2016
BLACK FLOWERS WHITE LIES by Yvonne Ventresca

Wheels of Change book jacket

CBC Seasonal Showcase Selection!


September 13, 2016
WHEELS OF CHANGE
by Darlene Beck Jacobson

LRA joins #PBParty


July 20, 2016

Liza Fleissig Pitchfest Agent during Thrillerfest


July 7, 2016

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Liza Fleissig guest panelist on How Will You Keep Your Child Reading This Summer?


July 6, 2016

RZA and Andre Gaines developing BLACK SAMURAI for TV with Common to Star!


June 17, 2016

June 2016 PB Pitch icon

LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


June 16, 2016

New Jersey Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators logo

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 4-5, 2016

Ada Lovelace book jacket

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Atlantic Region (PA/DE/NJ/DC/VA/WV/MD)


May 18, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark & illustrated by April Chu

Northern California Book Award 2016 for Children’s Literature


May 15, 2016
IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA
  by Muon Van and illustrated by April Chu

Ada Lovelace book jacket

COOK HONOR 2016 by Center for Children’s Literature at Bank Street College


April 27, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE
  by Laurie Wallmark

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Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12


April 17-30, 2016

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party


March 17, 2016

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Party Mario Kart Edition


March 9 – 11, 2016

PB Pitch Party logo

LRA joins in #PBPITCH Twitter Party


February 11, 2016

PB Match Party logo

LRA joins in #PitMatch Twitter Party


February 11, 2016

Ada Lovelace book jacket

AMELIA BLOOLMER LIST 2016 selection!


January 14, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE   by Laurie Wallmark

Ada Lovelace book jacket

OUTSTANDING BOOK DISTINGUISHED LIST by Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California


January 4, 2016
ADA BYRON LOVELACE   by Laurie Wallmark

SIBA OKRA WINTER PICK 2016


January 1, 2016
SECRET TO HUMMINGBIRD CAKE  by Celeste Fletcher McHale

FUGITIVE COLORS author Lisa Barr talks to Good Morning America about Stopping Social Engineering!


December 31, 2015

Ada Lovelace book jacket

SLJ STARRED REVIEW and JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION!


December 22,  2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE 
by Laurie Wallmark

Just a Drop of Water book jacket

FINALIST Truman Award!


December 15,  2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER
by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

LRA joins in #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party


December 4,  2015

Ada Lovelace book jacket

Booklist TOP TEN BOOKS OF 2015


December 2,  2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE
  by Laurie Wallmark

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake book jacket

Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2015


November 30, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

Kirkus BEST BOOKS OF 2015


November 23, 2015
IN A VILLAGE BY THE SEA  by Muon Van

Ada Lovelace book jacket

OUTSTANDING SCIENCE TRADE BOOKS K-12 by National Science Teachers Association!


November 14, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

Picture Book Idea Month logo

LRA Participating agents in PiMoIdMo


November, 2015

Ada Lovelace book jacket

EUREKA GOLD MEDAL for distinctive nonfiction


October 26, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

Liza Fleissig on faculty at Women Who Write Conference


October 24, 2015

Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature logo

Liza Fleissig participating Mentor at RUCCL


October 17, 2015

GOLD MEDAL Moonbeam Awards 2015 Pre-Teen Fantasy!


October 7, 2015
THE THREE THORNS  (Brotherhood and the Shield Series Book 1)

Ada Lovelace book jacket

PW STARRED REVIEW


October 1, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

Wheels of Change book jacket

HONORABLE MENTION Grateful American Book Prize 2015!


October 1, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

Ada Lovelace book jacket

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


September 15, 2015
ADA BYRON LOVELACE  by Laurie Wallmark

New Jersey Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators logo

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 13-14, 2015

The Almost Girl book jacket

Denver Comic Con Panels: What Teen Girls Want To Read/Strong Women in Film and Fiction


May 23-25, 2015
THE ALMOST GIRL
  and  ALPHA GODDESS  author Amalie Howard

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake book jacket

New Hampshire School Library Conference BEST BOOKS 2015!


May 15, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

Pandemic book jacket

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Atlantic Region (PA/DE/NJ/DC/VA/WV/MD)


May 1, 2015
PANDEMIC  by Yvonne Ventresca

Just a Drop of Water book jacket

CRYSTAL KITE WINNER! Southeast REGION (FL/GA/SC/NC/AL)


May 1, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerry Cerra

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake book jacket

Booklist HARD BOILED CRIME SELECTION 2015!


May 1, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE
  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

Voya BEST SCI/FI, FANTASY & HORROR 2014!


April, 2015
ALPHA GODDESS
  by Amalie Howard

Just a Drop of Water book jacket

FINALIST Maine Student Book Award!


March 15, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  
by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

Wheels of Change book jacket

MIGHTY GIRL PICK Spring 2014!


February 9, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

Just a Drop of Water book jacket

FLORIDA BOOK AWARD 2014!


February 5, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER by Kerry O’Malley Cerra

The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake book jacket

KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW


February 3, 2015
THE CASE OF THE MISSING CARROT CAKE  (Wilcox & Griswold Series Book 1)  by Robin Newman

Just a Drop of Water book jacket

Voya TOP SHELF FICTION FOR MIDDLE READERS 2014!


February, 2015
JUST A DROP OF WATER  by Kerry Cerra

Wheels of Change book jacket

SELECTION NOTABLE SOCIAL STUDIES TRADE BOOKS for Young People 2015 by the National Council for Social Studies and CBC!


January 28, 2015
WHEELS OF CHANGE  by Darlene Beck Jacobson

Poe Must Die book cover

IDRIS ELBA options Marc Olden’s POE MUST DIE  for development into feature film trilogy!


January 12, 2015

ALA YALSA HUB – Call to Diversity #WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS


December 15, 2014
ALPHA GODDESS  by Amalie Howard

Rutgers University Council on Children's Literature logo

Liza Fleissig participating Mentor at RUCCL


October 18, 2014

Survival Colony 9 book cover

NY Comic Con Panel: How to Survive in a Dystopian World!


October 9, 2014
SURVIVAL COLONY NINE 
author Joshua David Bellin

RUSH HOUR Producer Arthur Sarkissian to develop Lisa Barr’s FUGITIVE COLORS into a feature film!


August 19, 2014

Liza Fleissig Pitchfest Agent during Thrillerfest


July 10, 2014

New Jersey Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators logo

LRA on faculty at SCBWI NJ Annual Conference


June 28-29, 2014

Southern Writers magazine cover

Liza Fleissig featured in Southern Writer’s Magazine’s ASK THE AGENTS!


May/June, 2014 Edition

IPPY GOLD AWARD for Literary Fiction 2014 by Independent Publishers!


May 28, 2014
FUGITIVE COLORS
  by Lisa Barr

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Ginger Harris featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12!


April 1-15, 2014

WINNER LEGAL THRILLERS Beverly Hills Book Award


March 28, 2014
THE PROFESSOR  by Robert Bailey

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Liza Fleissig featured agent in Julie Hedlund’s 12 x 12!


March 1-15, 2014

2014 Spring Kids’ INDIE NEXT PICK!


February 21, 2014
ALPHA GODDESS
  by Amalie Howard

EDGAR NOMINATED by Mystery Writers of America!


January 17, 2014
THE SIXTH STATION  by Linda Stasi