10:00am PT by Andy Lewis, Tatiana Siegel
Rights Available! 'A Separate Peace' for the #MeToo Era
Tradition (Simon & Schuster/Margaret K. McElderry Books, May 1) by Brendan Kiely
Agencies: ICM/Rob Weisbach Creative
The New York Times best-selling author's newest is getting prepub raves. Pitched as A Separate Peace for the #MeToo era, it's about a scholarship hockey player and a female classmate who intersect at an elite boarding school after she survives a sexual assault by another student.
Barbed Wire Heart (Grand Central Publishing, March 6) by Tess Sharpe
Reviewers have been falling all over themselves to praise the award-winning YA novelist's adult debut, with one writing that the story, about the 22-year-old daughter of a Northern California meth lord caught in a turf war, "introduces a major talent."
This story first appeared in the Feb. 21 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.