Stephenie Meyer's Production Company Options YA Novel 'Not a Drop to Drink'

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The story is set in a world where freshwater is almost nonexistent.

Twilight author Stephenie Meyer is helping another YA novel make the leap from book to film.

The writer's production company, Fickle Fish Films, has acquired YA novel Not a Drop to Drink, a survival story set in a world where freshwater is almost nonexistent.

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Not a Drop to Drink is the debut novel from Mindy McGinnis. It hit shelves on Sept. 24, 2013, via Katherine Tegen Books. The story follows a young girl named Lynn who strives to stay alive in a barren land and protect the pond on which her survival depends.

Fickle Fish Films was created by Meyer and Meghan Hibbett. The company produced The Host, based on Meyer's novel, and Austenland, which was released Aug. 16, 2013, via Sony Pictures Classics

The deal was brokered by United Talent Agency for Fickle Fish Films and Adriann Ranta of Wolf Literary Services for Mindy McGinnis.