• Awards


    Our 2024 Locus Awards Finalists
    Last week, the finalists for the 2024 Locus Awards were announced, and we’re thrilled to see so many of our authors nominated! Six JABberwocky clients made the list across six different categories, both for their writing and for editorial work in various anthologies and magazine editorships. We’re so glad to see their hard work recognized
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    THE WINGS UPON HER BACK nabs fourth starred review!
    Most books are lucky to receive one starred review from the trade review journals; multiple award-winning author Samantha Mills‘s debut science fantasy novel THE WINGS UPON HER BACK is one of the very few books to receive four. In this newest starred review, Kirkus writes: “…the real power here is in [Mill’s] exploration of finding
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    Bethany Jacobs wins Philip K. Dick Award!
    HUGE congratulations to Bethany Jacobs—her debut novel, THESE BURNING STARS, is the winner of the 2024 Philip K. Dick Award! The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States. The award is sponsored by
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    Our 2024 Lambda and Hugo Award finalists
    Massive congratulations to JABberwocky author Robin Gow, who has TWO books listed as finalists for the prestigious Lambda Literary Award. DEAR MOTHMAN, which has been raking in accolades, is a finalist in the category of Best LGBTQ+ Middle Grade, and LANTERNFLY AUGUST is a finalist for Best LGBTQ+ Poetry DEAR MOTHMAN is a moving novel-in-verse,
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    THE SUNLIT MAN is a NYT and USA Today Bestseller
    Fans of the Cosmere, rejoice — Brandon Sanderson’s THE SUNLIT MAN has officially become a bestseller! The novel has hit #12 on the New York Times bestseller list as well as #50 on the USA Today bestseller list this week. Across the pond, THE SUNLIT MAN also hit #8 on the Sunday Times list in
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    JAB Clients on Locus’s 2023 Recommended Reading List!
    At the beginning of February, Locus released their 2023 Recommended Reading list, and we were thrilled to see how many of our incredibly talented JABberwocky authors made it onto this year’s list. For full length novels, seven amazing books made the cut. Perennial bestsellers Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Grady Hendrix were both featured in the horror
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    Bram Stoker and Philip K. Dick Awards Finalists
    Triple the congratulations are in order for THREE JABberwocky award finalists this February! THESE BURNING STARS — 2024 Philip K. Dick Award Nominee Bethany Jacobs‘s THESE BURNING STARS is one of six books on the final ballot for the 2024 Philip K. Dick Award! The Philip K. Dick Award is awarded to the best original
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    JABberwocky Wrapped: 2023 in Review
    Hello readers, writers, and lovers of books! It’s the most wonderful time of the year: our JABberwocky end-of-year wrap-up post. We love celebrating the hard work of our clients and our employees, and it was hard to narrow down this year to just the highlights. Buckle up: this year’s JAB Wrapped is a long one!
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    SKYWARD is a New York Times Bestselling Series
    We’re thrilled to announce that the release of DEFIANT last week has put SKYWARD back up on the New York Times Bestseller list! The November 21 release of the fourth book in the series, DEFIANT, has put it at #4 on the Children’s Series chart. In SKYWARD, #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brandon Sanderson
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    JABberwocky is going to Dragonsteel 2023!
    Longtime JABberwocky client and internationally bestselling author, Brandon Sanderson, is hosting his third annual Dragonsteel convention to celebrate the release of DEFIANT, the fourth book in the Skyward series—and JABberwocky Agency will be there to celebrate! Joshua Bilmes, James Farner, and Valentina Sainato will all be flying out to Salt Lake City to man the
  • Rivers of London 10th Anniversary Edition by Ben Aaronovitch


    Rivers Of London TV Series Assembles Writers
    The bestselling Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch is getting an exciting new TV adaptation, and today Broadcast reports that the 6-person writing team is being assembled, with an eye towards diversity in experience and background.  John Jackson, who previously wrote for hit TV series Being Human and The Gentleman, is the lead writer
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    Our 2023 Hugo Award Winners
    Huge congratulations are in order for the four JABberwocky clients who are winners of the 2023 Hugo Awards! Samantha Mills won Best Short Story for “Rabbit Test,” originally published in Uncanny Magazine, November/December 2022. “Rabbit Test” is sweeping this awards season, having also won the Locus, Nebula, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards for Best Short Story
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    YUMI AND THE NIGHTMARE PAINTER is a New York Times Bestseller
    We’re thrilled to say that YUMI AND THE NIGHTMARE PAINTER is both a New York Times bestselling novel, debuting #13 on the Hardcover Fiction chart, and a Sunday Times bestselling novel, debuting #10 on the Hardcover Fiction chart! In YUMI AND THE NIGHTMARE PAINTER, #1 New York Times Bestselling author Brandon Sanderson brings us a gripping story
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    MEXICAN GOTHIC Listed in TIME’s 100 Best Mysteries & Thrillers of All Time
    We’re thrilled to see that Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Mexican Gothic has been included in TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Mysteries & Thrillers of All Time! Since its release in summer 2020, Mexican Gothic has consistently remained a bestseller, hitting #9 on the New York Times Bestseller List for fiction and #5 on the Washington Post bestseller list while also running for 31
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    Lilliam Rivera Named MacDowell Fellow for Forthcoming Book TINY THREADS
    Congratulations are in order for JABberwocky author Lilliam Rivera, who has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship, a highly prestigious artist residency program! This excellent news is followed by another exciting announcement: Lilliam’s first adult book, Tiny Threads, will be published from Del Rey! Tiny Threads is a dark supernatural thriller that follows a young woman
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    Our 2023 Hugo Awards Finalists
    We’re thrilled to share our latest good news on the awards front: a number of JABberwocky authors and editors are finalists for the 2023 Hugo Awards! The Hugo finalists were announced today in advance of this fall’s awards, which will be presented at Worldcon 81 in Chengdu, China. Our clients’ work spans five different categories:
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    Jordan Joins JABberwocky!
    JABberwocky Literary Agency is pleased to announce that Jordan Hamessley has joined as a literary agent. Jordan Hamessley has had a distinguished career in publishing for the past fifteen years, beginning in editorial at Penguin Books for Young Readers’ Grosset & Dunlap division and Egmont USA to heading the Adaptive Books imprint of Adaptive Studios.
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    Aurora Teagarden Returns to Hallmark in New Prequel
    EDIT: The air date for the new Aurora Teagarden prequel have been announced! The first movie, “Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: Something New” will air Friday, June 9th, at 9/8 c on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Young Aurora returns home to Lawrenceton after college to pursue her post-grad degree and finds herself embroiled in a mystery involving
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    Samantha Mills is a Nebula Award Winner
    We’re thrilled to share that Samantha Mills won the 2023 Nebula Award for Best Short Story this weekend! Sam’s short story, “Rabbit Test“, weaves together a brilliantly heartbreaking story about abortion laws throughout history and into the near-future, tying together several perspectives of women and people with uteruses, and their struggle for bodily autonomy. It
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    Please welcome, Dan Koboldt!
    Hello World, We are excited to announce the latest addition to the JABberwocky family, veteran author and co-creator of the #SFFpit Twitter challenge: Dan Koboldt!  Dan is the author of the Gateways to Alissia trilogy (Harper Voyager), the Build-A-Dragon Sequence (Baen), and Silver Queendom (Angry Robot). He is also the editor of Putting the Science in Fiction and Putting the Fact in Fantasy (Writer’s Digest), and the
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    Our 2023 Locus Awards Finalists
    Over the weekend, the finalists for the 2023 Locus Awards were announced, and JABberwocky is so excited to see so many clients nominated! Six JABberwocky authors have had their writing recognized across four different categories. Additionally, four clients have been nominated for their editorial work in various anthologies and magazine editorships. We’re thrilled to see
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    HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE Will Be Adapted into a Film
    Roll out the red carpet — Pupkin’s here and ready to play. HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE, the latest and greatest by JABberwocky client Grady Hendrix, is being adapted for film! Variety shared the news today that Legendary Entertainment, the studio behind Dune (2022), acquired the film/tv rights for the novel. Also attached to
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    JABberwocky has moved!
    On Wednesday (4/19/2023) JABberwocky permanently relocated its office to a new space at: 49 West 45th Street, Suite #5N New York, NY 10036 If that looks rather familiar that is because we are staying in the same building, just moving out of our old location on the 12th floor. The new office is larger and
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    Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Lilliam Rivera Make PW’s Summer Reads 2023 List
    It’s never too early to plan your summer reading, if you ask us… and if you ask Publishers Weekly, they’ll recommend Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Silver Nitrate and Lilliam Rivera’s Barely Floating as 2023 Summer Reads! The editors at PW select titles in different categories each year, recommending the books they think stand out in their respective
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    A Disturbance in the Force Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2023
    UPDATE: A Disturbance in the Force documentary has gained many positive reviews during its premiere at SXSW! According to Variety, “[Jeremy] Coon and [Steve] Kozak do a first-rate job of placing the “Star Wars” special in context,” noting that the documentary “elicits full-throated guffaws” and is a must-see whether or not you’re a Star Wars
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    Samantha Mills is a 2023 Nebula Award Finalist
    The 2023 Nebula Award finalists were announced last night by the Science Fiction Writers Association (SFWA), and we’re pleased to say that JABberwocky client Samantha Mills is a finalist! Sam has been nominated for the Nebula Award for Short Story for “Rabbit Test,” a brilliantly heartbreaking short story about abortion through the journey of a
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    True Blood to Air on Cable TV
    Great news for Sookie Stackhouse fans! HBO’s original series True Blood, based on the bestselling books by longtime JABberwocky client Charlaine Harris, is rerunning on cable TV starting this weekend. The Southern Vampires Mysteries — the inspiration for the show — is the #1 New York Times bestselling series following Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress and
  • Bestsellers


    HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE is a New York Times Bestseller
    Break out the celebratory puppets — Grady Hendrix‘s HOW TO SELL A HAUNTED HOUSE is a New York Times bestselling novel! The book debuted #5 on the Hardcover Fiction chart, and stayed in the top 10 at #6 during its second week on sale. The New York Times itself raved about the book, saying how
  • Wolf Pack by Edo van Belkom


    Wolf Pack Premieres on Paramount+
    Prey for survival — the first episode of Wolf Pack is now available to stream on Paramount+, based on the book by JABberwocky client, Edo van Belkom! The show revolves around four teens who find themselves drawn together after a raging wildfire releases a supernatural creature. Teen Wolf creator Jeff Davis teamed up with renowned
  • The Red Scholar's Wake by Aliette de Bodard


    Error in THE RED SCHOLAR’S WAKE paperback edition
    Dear JAB Ebook readers, We were notified last week of an error in our print-on-demand/paperback edition of THE RED SCHOLAR’S WAKE by Aliette de Bodard that caused an entire chapter to be left out of the book. Specifically, Chapter #16 and we believe this affected all sales of the print-on-demand/paperback that were sold up through
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