Rights Available! New Stories in the Vein of 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Rights Available - Number One Chinese Restaurant - Book Cover - H 2018
Courtesy of Henry Holt and Co.

Number One Chinese Restaurant (Henry Holt, June 19) by Lillian Li 
Agency: CAA

This comic debut set in a beloved D.C.-area restaurant features sparring brothers, illicit lovers and scheming staff — echoing other broad-appeal Asian-American stories that have recently caught Hollywood’s eye (Crazy Rich Asians, The Wangs vs. the World).

She Was the Quiet One (St. Martin's Press, July 18) by Michele Campbell
Agency: ICM Partners

Elite New England boarding school. Check. Wild rich kids. Check. Hazing. Of course. Campbell’s follow-up novel to It’s Always the Husband offers a twisty teen-led plotline that’s a throwback to Cruel Intentions and Wild Things.

This story first appeared in the June 20 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.