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October 15, 2015 12 new titles in the ZENDOODLE COLORING series of adult coloring books, each with original illustrations, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for 2016 publication.


October 10, 2015 Artist Denyse Klette's FAIRIES IN DREAMLAND coloring book for adults, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for spring 2016 publication.


October 1, 2015 Four new titles in the BEST-EVER cookbook series, starting with BEST-EVER DOLLAR DINNERS and BEST-EVER COBBLERS, CRISPS, AND CRUMBLES, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for spring 2015 publication.


September 30, 2015 COLOR, CUT, AND FOLD CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, a book of 30 illustrated ornaments to color, cut, and fold into three-dimensional decorations, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2016 publication.


September 1, 2015 A Help-Your-Child-to-Sleep Book, CAN YOU YAWN LIKE A FAWN?, with text by Monica Sweeney and certified pediatric sleep consultant Lauren Yelvington and illustrations by Laura Watkins, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for February 2016 publication.


August 12, 2015 New York Times best-selling author Megan Miller's REVENGE OF THE ZOMBIE MONKS, the second book in her series of graphic novels for Minecrafters, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for April 2016 publication.


August 7, 2015 STICKER YOUR BRICKS, a sticker book for LEGO enthusiasts that offers 1,000 reusable stickers to decorate your LEGO creations, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2016 publication.


August 1, 2015 KEEP MERRY AND COLOR ON, a holiday-themed coloring book for adults in the Zendoodle Coloring series, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin of Castle Point Publishing, for November 2015 publication.


August 1, 2015 COLOR, CUT, AND FOLD SUGAR SKULLS, a book of 30 illustrated sugar skulls to cut and fold into three-dimensional objects, after coloring them in, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2016 publication.


July 5, 2015 KEEP CALM AND COLOR ON and KEEP HAPPY AND COLOR ON, two new books in the Zendoodle Coloring series, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin of Castle Point Publishing, for fall 2016 publication.


June 24, 2015 Winter Morgan's MINETRAPPED!, a six-book series of unofficial adventure novels for Minecrafters, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for 2016 publication.


June 24, 2015 Megan Miller's HACKS FOR MINECRAFTERS: MODS, the fifth book in the New York Times best-selling Hacks for Minecrafters series, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for 2016 publication.


June 24, 2015 Michele Hollow's JOKES FOR MINECRAFTERS: BOMBS, BOOBY TRAPS, BOO-BOOS AND MORE and JOKES FOR MINECRAFTERS: MOBS, CREEPERS, SKELETONS AND MORE, two books of jokes, riddles, and trivia for Minecraft players, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for 2016 publication.


June 24, 2015 Winter Morgan's new series of Minecrafter novels geared toward girls, MINECRAFTER ACADEMY, a trilogy about a special school that trains Minecraft players, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for 2016 publication.


June 12, 2015 TV personality Debra Murray's THE BEST PRESSURE COOKER RECIPES ON THE PLANET: 200 Triple-Tested, Family-Approved, Fast & Easy Recipes for the Miracle Appliance that Will Change the Way You Cook, with original photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for fall 2016 publication.


June 12, 2015 British blogger Emma Vanstone's POP, SIZZLE, BOOM!, a fun, modern guide to more than 100 science experiments for kids, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for June 2016 publication.


June 12, 2015 Chef Todd English's THE AIR FRYER COOKBOOK, a guide to using the popular new kitchen appliance that "fries" food with hot air, with original photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for January 2016 publication.


June 10, 2015 Monica Sweeney's BEST-EVER FROZEN SALADS, her fifth book in the Best-Ever series, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for spring 2016 publication.


June 1, 2015 Monica Sweeney's HOW THE CRAYONS SAVED THE RAINBOW, a picture book about a group of crayons who work together to bring color back to the world when the rainbows disappear, with illustrations by Feronia Parker, sold to Julie Matysik at Sky Pony Press for spring 2016 publication.


June 1, 2015 Danny Darke's WOOD PALLET WORKSHOP, a visual how-to book of DIY projects made from wood pallets, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2015 publication.


May 1, 2015 The second book in Kenley Shay's middle-grade fiction series for Shopkins collectors, PROMMY MEETS HER MATCH, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for summer 2015 publication.


April 20, 2015 Kathi Wagner's THE JOKIEST JOKING JOKE BOOK EVER...NO JOKE!, a middle-grade joke book with original illustrations by Amanda Brack, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for fall 2015 publication.


April 15, 2015 Kenley Shay's WELCOME TO CAMP PIKACHU, the first in a new middle-grade fiction series for Pokemon collectors, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2015 publication.


April 2, 2015 Four books in the ZENDOODLE COLORING series of coloring books for adults, with original artwork by Nikolett Corley and Julia Snegireva, sold to Andy Martin at St. Martin's Press, in a joint venture with Bruce Lubin at Castle Point Publishing, for July and August 2015 publication.


April 1, 2015 New York Times best-selling author Megan Miller's THE QUEST FOR THE GOLDEN APPLE, a graphic novel for Minecrafters, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for spring 2016 publication.


April 1, 2015 The next two books in Nancy Osa's DEFENDERS OF THE OVERWORLD series of YA novels for Minecrafters, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2015 publication.


March 17, 2015 Best-selling author Winter Morgan's new middle-grade series for Minecrafters, THE LOST MINECRAFT JOURNALS, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2015 publication.


March 9, 2015 Kenley Shay's MARSHA MELLOW GOES MISSING: An Unofficial Novel for Shopkins Collectors, a middle-grade novel about a group of girls who collect Shopkins toys, having adventures and learning life lessons along the way, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for spring 2015 publication.


February 12, 2015 Monica Sweeney's BEST-EVER DIPS AND APPETIZERS and BEST-EVER SIDE DISHES sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for fall 2015 publication.


February 1, 2015 Award-winning author Nancy Osa's DEFENDERS OF THE OVERWORLD series of YA novels for Minecrafters, starting with THE BATTLE OF ZOMBIE HILL and BATTALION BANISHED, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for spring 2015 publication.


January 30, 2015 Ariane Resnick's BONE BROTH MIRACLE, a comprehensive guide to making and using the hottest new superfood, with 50 recipes and original photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for May 2015 publication.


January 21, 2015 K.M. Hayes' MY LITTLE BRONY: An Unofficial Novel About Finding the Magic of Friendship, a YA novel about a bullied teen who finds a sense of belonging and acceptance after he discovers the large and passionate fandom of "bronies," adult fans of "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic," sold to Skyhorse Publishing for May 2015 publication.


January 14, 2015 Jeff Smith of Bushwhacker Cider's CRAFT CIDER, a guide to making hard cider at home, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for fall 2015 publication.


January 21, 2015 New York Times best-selling author Megan Miller's ULTIMATE UNOFFICIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA for MINECRAFTERS, an A-Z guide to tips, cheats, and hacks, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for spring 2015 publication.


December 29, 2014 New York Times best-selling author Megan Miller's HACKS FOR MINECRAFTERS: REDSTONE and HACKS FOR MINECRAFTERS: COMMAND BLOCKS sold to Skyhorse Publishing for spring 2015 publication.


December 6, 2014 Winter Morgans THE CLASH OF THE CREEPERS, the sixth novel in the Unofficial Gamer's Adventure series, plus six titles in a new LEAGUE OF GRIEFERS series, to Skyhorse Publishing for 2015 publication.


December 5, 2014 Tommy Blacha's YOU DRIVE LIKE AN ASSHOLE, hilarious letters to all the assholes driving on the road today, from Vanity Plate Assholes to Hybrid Car-Driving Assholes to Asshole Delivery Truck Drivers, with a special section for those who park like assholes, by a comedy writer and TV producer whose credits include "Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press for fall 2015 publication.


November 15, 2014 Alice Downes' LUCY AND THE MAGIC LOOM, a middle-grade novel about a little girl and her magic Rainbow Loom, sold to Skyhorse Publishing, in a two-book deal, for spring 2015 publication.


October 5, 2014 Winter Morgan's THE SKELETONS STRIKE BACK, the fifth book in the best-selling Unofficial Gamer's Adventure series, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for January 2015 publication.


October 1, 2014 Tamony Hall's THE ADVENTURES OF RICK BRICK, a middle-grade novel for LEGO lovers, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for fall 2015 publication.


September 10, 2014 Winter Morgan's THE ENDERMEN INVASION and TREASURE HUNTERS IN TROUBLE, the next two books in the best-selling Unofficial Gamer's Adventure series, sold to Skyhorse for November and December 2014 publication, respectively.


September 10, 2014 Megan Miller's MINECRAFT HACKS: COMBAT, the third book in the best-selling MINECRAFT HACKS series, sold to Skyhorse for November 2014 publication.


August 1, 2014 Megan Miller's MINECRAFT HACKS: MASTER BUILDER, a follow-up to the best-selling MINECRAFT HACKS, sold to Skyhorse for October 2014 publication.


August 1, 2014 Winter Morgan's THE MYSTERY OF THE GRIEFER'S MARK: An Unofficial Gamer's Adventure, the second book in the series, sold to Skyhorse for October 2014 publication.


July 17, 2014 Nicole Weston's MODERN TIKI, a craft-cocktail look at tiki drinks, with 50 recipes, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for spring 2015 publication.


July 1, 2014 Dr. Ginger Southall's THE RAINBOW JUICE CLEANSE: Lose 7 Pounds in 7 Days with 7 Colors of Healing, Detoxifying Juice, a revolutionary program that takes readers through the seven colors of the rainbow – one for each day – educating them along the way on the incredible benefits of phytonutrients while they shed pounds and detox their bodies, kickstarting weight loss and improved health, by a wellness consultant and consumer health advocate who has brought her super-nutrition message to Fortune 500 companies, high-end spas, and fitness equipment manufacturers, sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, in a pre-empt, for spring 2015 publication.


June 25, 2014 Eva Kosmas's A CHICKEN IN EVERY POT: Inspired Recipes for the World's Favorite Meal, a cookbook by the blogger behind Adventures in Cooking that combines the author's exquisite photographs with creative recipes for the single most popular meat in the world. From comforting favorites like Coq au Vin and Pan-Fried Rosemary Chicken to more exotic creations like Chicken Biryani with Quinoa and a Tangy Chicken Banh Mi, this book offers classic recipes with a modern edge, making the everyday truly extraordinary, sold to Justin Schwartz at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, at auction, for fall 2016 publication.


June 18, 2014 BUILD A BACKYARD ICE RINK by Joe Proulx, a former competitive hockey player and the founder of Elite Backyard Rinks,  a comprehensive and passionate guide for home rink builders that will give the growing number of hockey and skating enthusiasts everything they need to know to build and maintain their own backyard rinks, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press.


May 12, 2014 THE HEAL YOUR LIVER DIET AND COOKBOOK by Michele Lai, M.D. and Asha Kasaraneni, R.D., a comprehensive guide to liver health, including a 60-day cleanse, by two of the country's leading liver experts, sold to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press for spring 2015 publication.


May 9, 2014 BIG BOOK OF BRICK TRUCKS and 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, two new books in the LEGO brick series by the in-house Hollan Publishing creative team, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for 2015 publication.


May 6, 2014 Winter Morgan's THE QUEST FOR THE DIAMOND SWORD: An Unofficial Gamer's Adventure, the first book in a middle-grade series of adventures that take place in the world of Minecraft, sold to Skyhorse for August 2014 publication.


May 6, 2014 MINECRAFT HACKS by gaming expert and writer Megan Miller, sold to Skyhorse Publishing for August 2014 publication.


April 4, 2014 Designer Laura McFadden's KNITLESS: 50 Spectacular No-Knit Yarn Projects, a collection of simple, modern craft projects to make with the yarn stash in every knitter and crocheter's home, from a bright pom-pom-covered chair to a decorative lampshade to jewelry and other wearables, sold to Kristen Green Wiewora at Running Press for fall 2015 publication.


March 17, 2014 Erin McHugh's A GOOD BOOK FOR A BAD DAY, a collection of witty, warm, and wise quotations, designed to be a source of "pocket happiness" in the midst of our exhausting modern world, by the author of ONE GOOD DEED and LIKE MY MOTHER ALWAYS SAID, sold to Andrews McMeel for spring 2015 publication.


March 10, 2014 Barbara Schieving of Barbara Bakes' DREAM PUFFS, a cookbook for creating magical, deceptively simple French pastries from one easy-to-make dough, sold to Allison Cox at Oxmoor House for spring 2015 publication.


March 7, 2014 Registered dietitan and author of THE SKINNY RULES and SKINNY-SIZE IT Molly Morgan's DRINK YOUR WAY TO GUT HEALTH, a practical guide to incorporating probiotics into your diet with delicious smoothies and other drinks, sold to Justin Schwartz at Houghton Mifflin, at auction, for spring 2015 publication.


March 3, 2014 Blogger Amy Sherman's A MICROWAVE, A MUG, A MEAL, a cookbook that brings microwave cooking into the 21st century with recipes using fresh, seasonal ingredients and global pantry staples to create fast, delicious entrees and desserts that are scaled to make one hearty, satisfying portion, sold to Madge Baird at Gibbs Smith, at auction, for spring 2015 publication.


March 3, 2014 London-based illustrator Rachel Lewis's THE COOK'S COLORING BOOK, a cookbook of easy, artful recipes for the beginning cook, with black and white line drawings that can be colored in as the recipes are mastered, sold to Madge Baird at Gibbs Smith for spring 2015 publication.


February 20, 2014 Owner of Turtle Alley Chocolates Hallie Baker's TURTLE, TRUFFLE, BARK!: Simple Handmade Chocolates, a collection of recipes for impressive yet simple chocolates for the home cook, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for February 2015 publication.


January 31, 2014 LOOM MAGIC CHARMS!, the fourth book in the Publishers Weekly best-selling series, with more than 350,000 copies in print, to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for May 2014 publication.


December 16, 2013 Registered dietitian, Food Network nutrition expert, and mom of two preschoolers Dana Angelo White's FIRST BITES: What to Feed Your Baby and Toddler to Raise Happy, Curious Eaters and Ensure Lifelong Health, a "cheat sheet" approach to introducing 50 superfoods, with meal plans and recipes to show parents how to raise healthy eaters for life, sold to Jeanette Shaw at Perigee for winter 2015 publication.


December 12, 2013 Heather Atwood's IN COD WE TRUST, an exploration of the breathtaking scenery, colorful history, and eclectic culture of the Massachusetts seacoast - which has, like France, one of the world's most fascinating shorelines - through the lens of its cuisine, with 150 recipes by a food writer at The Gloucester Daily Times, and 200 original photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Amy Lyons at Globe Pequot Press for spring 2015 publication.


December 10, 2013 LOOM MAGIC CREATURES!, a sequel to the best-selling LOOM MAGIC! and LOOM MAGIC XTREME!, with more than 200,000 copies in print, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for April 2014 publication and created completely in-house by the Hollan creative team.


December 9, 2013 BEST-EVER MUG CAKES and BEST-EVER DUMP CAKES, clever collections of quick and easy dessert recipes, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for fall 2014 publication, and created completely in-house by the Hollan creative team.


December 4, 2013 Averie Sunshine's COOKING WITH PUMPKIN, a book of creative and delicious pumpkin recipes, from a Pumpkin Spice Latte to Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Buttercream to Pumpkin Lasagna, with original photographs by the author, by the founder of the wildly popular food blog Averie Cooks, sold to Ann Treistman at Countryman Press for fall 2014 publication.


October 31, 2013 Author of 365 VEGAN SMOOTHIES and blogger at Healthy-Happy-Life Kathy Patalsky's HEALTHY HAPPY VEGAN KITCHEN, a collection of more than 250 of the author's favorite vegan recipes along with her original photographs, sold to Justin Schwartz at Houghton Mifflin, at auction, for spring 2015 publication.


October 29, 2013 LOOM MAGIC XTREME!, another book of original, creative Rainbow Loom projects, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse Publishing for December 2013 publication and created completely in-house by the Hollan creative team.


October 8, 2013 Cracked.com's Winston Rowntree's FINDING JESUS, a humorous seek-and-find book of original full-color illustrations in which the reader "finds Jesus," backed by the full promotional power of the world's number one humor website, which receives more than 18 million unique visitors per month, to Suzanne O'Neill at Three Rivers for fall 2014 publication.


October 4, 2013 LOOM MAGIC!: 30 Awesome Designs for an Amazing Rainbow of Projects, a book of creative projects for the wildly successful Rainbow Looms crafting toy, sold to Tony Lyons at Skyhorse Publishing for crash publication in November 2013 and created completely in-house by the Hollan creative team.


September 23, 2013 Alison Freer's CLOSET HACKS FROM A HOLLYWOOD STYLIST, a fun, empowering style guide for young women that focuses on maximizing your wardrobe, organizing, taking care of, and hacking your clothes, and no-BS advice for how to make what's in your closet work for you, by a professional costume designer and clothes editor at XOJane.com, to Kaitlin Ketchum at Ten Speed, at auction, for spring 2015 publication.


September 12, 2013 Annie Strole's FARM-FRESH BEAUTY: 150 Recipes for Homemade, All-Natural Beauty Products You Can Make in Minutes, a practical how-to guide to making your own hair, skin, and body products, from the Hydrating Watermelon Mask to Coconut Lemon Sugar Body Scrub, by the beauty editor at Lovelyish.com, which receives more than 600,000 unique visitors per month, to Jeanette Shaw at Perigee for fall 2014 publication.


August 26, 2013 THE MONSTER BIBLE: The Definitive Guide to Every Hellish Creature Ever Spawned by New York Times best-selling horror author John Skipp and Cody Goodfellow, an intriguing pop culture panorama of monster mythology, from classic vampires like Dracula to modern-day zombies a la "Walking Dead," to Elysia Gallo at Llewellyn, for fall 2015 publication.


August 6, 2013 Mariel Lewis's PALEO SMOOTHIES: 150 Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free Recipes for Ultimate Health, a collection of fresh recipes appropriate for the enormously popular Paleo diet, by the blogger behind AmazingPaleo.com, to Maria Ribas at Adams Media for spring 2014 publication.


August 1, 2013 Blogger at Incredible Smoothies Tracy Russell's THE BEST GREEN SMOOTHIES ON THE PLANET, a collection of the 150 best-tasting, most nutritious green smoothies, from the author's experience using green smoothies to drop 40 pounds, to Glenn Yeffeth at BenBella Books for fall 2014 publication.


July 3, 2013 Blogger behind Serious Eats' bread-baking column and Cookistry.com Donna Currie's MAKE-AHEAD BREAD, 100 recipes for yeast breads that employ a unique slow-rise method for bread that's ready when you are, to Carolyn Mandarano at Taunton for fall 2014 publication.


May 10, 2013 Best-selling author Cary McNeal's ARE YOU SH*TTING ME?, the third book in his humorous trivia series that has sold more than 250,000 copies, again to Meg Leder at Perigee, for fall 2014 publication.


May 9, 2013 Registered Dietitian Danielle Omar’s SKINNY JUICES: 101 Juice Recipes for Detox and Weight Loss –easy recipes for fruit and vegetable juices that promote weight loss and detoxify the body, along with information on how to incorporate them into a "clean eating" lifestyle – to Renee Sedliar at Da Capo for spring 2014 publication.


April 10, 2013 Samantha Logan's THE 5:2 FAST DIET COOKBOOK, a cookbook of 150 low-calorie recipes for the two "fasting days" on the popular 5:2 or "fast diet," to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse, for rush publication in June 2013.


April 5, 2013 Registered dietitian Toby Amidor's THE GREEK YOGURT KITCHEN, a collection of healthy recipes for everyone's favorite miracle food, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Amanda Englander at Grand Central, at auction.


April 1, 2013 Sharon Penn's JELLYBEAN TIARAS, a children's craft book of jewelry made from candy, including licorice necklaces and pretzel magic wands, to Dover Publications for fall 2013 publication.


March 29, 2013 Blogger at Baking Bites Nicole Weston's HOMEMADE FRO-YO, offering a revolutionary new method for making soft frozen yogurt at home, and two other books about making ice cream, to Margaret Sutherland at Storey.


March 18, 2013 Christi Johnstone's SMART COOKIE: Transform Store-Bought Cookies into Amazing Treats, showing readers how to leave the baking to the experts and enjoy the really fun part – decorating! - by using common store-bought ingredients like Oreos, Nutter Butters, graham crackers, and sugar cookies, along with candy like Laffy Taffy, M&M's, and Hershey bars, to create astonishing treats in less time than it takes to make a batch of cupcakes – and without turning on the oven! - sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for fall 2014 publication. Christi is the blogger behind Love from the Oven, which received more than 3.5 million unique visitors in 2012.


March 1, 2013 Bob Eggleton and Marianne Plumridge's IF DINOSAURS LIVED IN MY TOWN, a picture book showing dinosaurs in modern-day scenes like a playground and a hamburger-eating contest, sold to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse for fall 2013 publication.


February 27, 2013 Professional food photographer, baker, and founder of the blog Honey & Jam Hannah Queen's first book, FARM TO CAKE, a collection of seasonal cake recipes featuring farm-fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs to Leslie Stoker
at STC/Abrams, at auction.


February 22, 2013 Ashton Swank's PLANET POPCORN!, a book of 50 creative recipes for everyone's favorite snack, including Maple Bacon, Honey Mustard Pretzel, Fluffernutter, and Peppermint Bark, by the blogger behind food blog Something Swanky, to Justin Schwartz at Houghton Mifflin.


February 13, 2013 Brooke McLay's ALMONDS EVERY WHICH WAY, a book of healthy recipes using almond milk and almond flour, staple ingredients in many special diets, including gluten-free and vegan, by the founder of healthy cooking blog CheekyKitchen.com, to Renee Sedliar at Da Capo for spring 2014 publication.


February 12, 2013 Molly Morgan's SKINNY-SIZE IT: 101 Meals That Will Fill You Up and Slim You Down, the companion to her successful debut THE SKINNY RULES, again to Sarah Pelz at Harlequin Non-Fiction for spring 2014 publication.


November 19, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF ORAL PLEASURE, a sequel to the best-selling 50 Shades of Pleasure and 50 Shades of Ecstasy, an oral sex primer offering tips, techniques, inspiration, and illustrations, to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse, for publication in spring 2013.


November 16, 2012 Founding editor of Buzzfeed.com Peggy Wang's AMAZING FOOD HACKS: 150 Incredibly Simple Ways to Make Food Taste Awesome, an eclectic collection of ingenious ideas for making food taste better, like filling raspberries with chocolate chips and sprinkling salt on watermelon, to Ashley Phillips at Clarkson Potter for summer 2014 publication, at auction.


November 16, 2012 I'M SORRY I CLOGGED YOUR TOILET: Tear-Out Apologies for Your Awkward Screw-Ups, by the editors of Hollan Publishing, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press for July 2013 publication.


November 14, 2012 Veterinarian Jean Hofve and Celeste Yarnall's PALEO DOG, a how-to book for dog owners that explains why the wildly popular "caveman" diet is just as good for dogs as it is for humans, including meal plans and recipes, to Ursula Cary at Rodale.


August 16, 2012 Owner of the humor site www.hogwild.net HogWild's THE SH*TFACED OLYMPICS: Drinking Games from Around the World, a humorous handbook of drinking games, complete with cocktail recipes, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, for publication in winter 2014.


August 6, 2012 Editors of the Matador Network's 101 PLACES TO GET F*CKED UP BEFORE YOU DIE, a humorous travel guide to the best party places on the planet, to Dan Weiss and Matt Martz at St. Martin's, at auction, for publication in spring 2014.


June 28, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF ECSTASY: 50 SECRET SEX POSITIONS FOR MIND-BLOWING ORGASMS, a sequel to 50 Shades of Pleasure, a guide to naughty and wild sex positions for readers intrigued by the idea of kinkier sex, to Bill Wolfsthal and Tony Lyons at Skyhorse, for publication in August 2012.


May 3, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF PLEASURE, A Bedside Companion: Sex Secrets that Hurt So Good, a guide to kinky sex techniques for readers curious about the pleasures to be found in light BDSM, with advice on everything from spanking to bondage to talking dirty, to Tony Lyons at Skyhorse, for publication in June 2012.


April 13, 2012 Founder of www.healthy-happy-life.com Kathy Patalsky's 365 VEGAN SMOOTHIES, with 12 months of smoothies organized by benefit, such as detox, weight loss, beauty, and heart health, to Marisa Vigilante and Megan Newman at Avery, at auction, for publication in Spring 2013.


March 16, 2012 Co-author of the blog Crock Pot Ninjas Jonnie Downing's HOLIDAY SLOW COOKER, a collection of holiday recipes for the crock pot, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.


March 16, 2012 Co-author of the blog Crock Pot Ninjas Jonnie Downing's SWEETS FROM THE SLOW COOKER, a collection of 75 cakes, puddings, jams, and other desserts that can be made in a crock pot, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.


February 8, 2012 Sippity Sup food blogger Greg Henry's SAVORY PIES, a collection of recipes for savory pies from around the world with original photographs by the author, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.


February 6, 2012  Chef behind food blog Handle the Heat Tessa Arias's COOKIES + CREAM: Inspired Recipes for Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches, 100 recipes for homemade cookies and ice cream and hundreds of ways to combine them to create unique and delicious ice cream sandwiches, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for publication in Spring 2013.


December 22, 2011 "Bird chick" Sharon Stiteler's 1,001 THINGS EVERY BIRDWATCHER SHOULD KNOW, a humorous but informative book of bird trivia designed to appeal to both casual backyard birdwatchers and more serious birders, with more than 300 color photos, to Geoffrey Stone at Running Press, for publication in Spring 2013.


December 22, 2011 Holly Schmidt & Allan Penn's WIENERS GONE WILD, a full-color book of 40 gourmet hot dog recipes, from the Salty Dog (with cornmeal fried clams and Sriracha coleslaw) to the Hair of the Dog (with spicy bourbon ketchup and hash browns) to Wiener Wellington (with red wine-mushroom duxelles and puff pastry), along with recipes for homemade condiments and buns, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, for publication in Spring 2014.


November 18, 2011 Creator of SmoothieWeb.com Shell Harris and Elizabeth Johnson's SKINNY SMOOTHIES, featuring 101 smoothie recipes for weight loss and detox that are low in calories and high in nutritional value, to Katie McHugh at Da Capo Lifelong, at auction.


November 16, 2011 LOVECASTS author Judi Vitale's BABYSCOPES, an astrology book that helps parents understand their children through their sun signs, to Andrea Hakanson at Adams Media, for publication in Spring 2012.


September 6, 2011 Blogger of www.erincooks.com Erin Nichols's POPTAILS, 60 recipes for booze-infused popsicles, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in 2012.


September 6, 2011 Janet Frongillo's MOMMY MIXOLOGY: A Cocktail for Every Calamity, for new moms, with 60 recipes for common parenting crises from conception to kindergarten, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Spring 2012.


July 15, 2011 - Meg Leder at Perigee bought SCARED SH*TLESS, Cary McNeal's sequel to 1,001 FACTS THAT WILL SCARE THE S#*T OUT OF YOU, in a pre-empt, for publication in Fall 2012. The first book has sold over 100,000 copies in its first year on sale, so we're very excited to be continuing the series!

June 23, 2011 - Lara Ferroni's COOKIES IN THE RAW: Irresistible Cookie Dough by the Spoonful and Beyond, recipes for 25 kinds of safe-to-eat raw cookie dough and 60 creative ways to use it in everything from bonbons, cakes, and ice cream to pancakes and homemade pretzels, with original photographs by food stylist, writer, and photographer Lara Ferroni, sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for publication in 2013 (World).

May 27, 2011 - Owners of Cakelava in Kailua, Hawaii, Rick Reichart, of TLC's Cake Crew, and Sasha Reichart's EXTREME CAKEOVERS, a cake decorating cookbook with 40 projects for easily transforming ho-hum supermarket sheet cakes and other common store-bought ingredients, including candies and doughnuts, into spectacular cakes that look like they came out of a specialty bakery, with stunning before and after photos, sold to Rica Allannic and Ashley Phillips at Clarkson Potter, at auction (World).

May 23, 2011 - Grand-prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off and "Cookie Madness" blogger Anna Ginsberg's THE DAILY COOKIE: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life, a cookie recipe for every day, with photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Lane Butler at Andrews McMeel, at auction, for publication in 2012 (World).

 
     
 
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