11:00am PT by Andy Lewis, Tatiana Siegel
Rights Available! A Mashup of 'Stranger Things' and 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'
Heartbreaker (HarperCollins CA, April 17; U.S. Random House, TBA) by Claudia Dey
An attention-grabber at the Frankfurt Book Fair, this genre-bending novel from the Toronto-based writer serves a mashup of Stranger Things (everyone is stuck in a creepy version of the '80s) and Martha Marcy May Marlene (a woman disappears from a cult).
Two Girls Down (Doubleday, Jan. 9) by Louisa Luna
Luna's cinematic fourth novel is getting early buzz as her breakout hit and a winter title to watch. An enigmatic female bounty hunter and a disgraced former cop team up to help a single mother find her two daughters abducted from a mall parking lot.
This story first appeared in the Dec. 6 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.