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Unboxed Happy News

Photobucket [1]Where to begin? I’ll do this alphabetically…

Ann Aguirre is ecstatic to announce that she sold her YA novel, Razorland, to Feiwel & Friends at auction. The book will be released next winter. (Woohoo, Ann!) Her romance, Skin Game, published under the name Ava Gray, will be released this coming Tuesday, November 3rd. Learn more when we do a Take Five interview with Ann next week!

Kathleen Bolton will be giving her first book talk–publishing discussion/reading/signing–in Ithaca, New York on 11/7 at Barnes & Noble at 7 p.m.. In or near Ithaca? Swing by and say hello!

J.C. Hutchins latest book in his popular 7th Son series–7th Son Descent–released YESTERDAY. The book is positively soaring up the charts, and has breached the Top 50 mark in the Thriller category. If you caught his two-part post this past week on unboxed promotional efforts, you now know he was successful to the max. You go, J.C.!

Juliet Marillier’s latest book, Heart’s Blood, will release next Tuesday, November 3rd. Here’s a tease:

Anluan has been crippled since childhood, part of a curse that has besieged his family and his home of Whistling Tor. But when the young scribe Caitrin is retained to sort through family documents, she brings about unexpected changes in the household, casting a hopeful light against the despairing shadows.

Swing by on Tuesday for a Take Five with Juliet!

Barbara Samuel O’Neal appeared in Publishers Lunch this past week for her new deal:

THE LOST RECIPE FOR HAPPINESS author Barbara O’Neal’s THE BREAD OF LIFE, a multi-generational family drama set in a bakery, to Shauna Summers at Bantam Dell, in a two-book deal, by Meg Ruley at Jane Rotrosen Agency (World English).

Congratulations, Barbara!

Therese Walsh (moi) was thrilled to learn that her book’s first lines were mentioned in this past Sunday’s edition of The Denver Post. Want to see? [2] She’s also recently become the founder and president of RWA’s only women’s fiction chapter–you know, in her spare time.

Have some happy news to share? Spill all in comments.

About Therese Walsh [3]

Therese Walsh co-founded WU in 2006 and is the site's editorial director. She was the architect and 1st editor of WU's only book, Author in Progress [4], and orchestrates the WU UnConference. [5] Her second novel, The Moon Sisters [6], was named one of the best books of the year by Library Journal and Book Riot; and her debut, The Last Will of Moira Leahy [7] was a Target Breakout Book. Sign up for her newsletter [8] to be among the first to learn about her new projects (or follow her on BookBub [9]). Learn more on her website [10].