Diana Orgain signed with Berkley Prime Crime to co-author the next two books in the in the NY Times Bestselling Scrapbooking Mystery Series with Laura Childs. The first of these books, GILT TRIP, will be published in October 2013.
Michelle Gagnon’s Young Adult technothriller DON’T TURN AROUND was nominated for a Thriller Award in the Young Adult category by the International Thriller Writer’s Association. It was also selected as one of the best YA books of the year by Entertainment Weekly Magazine, Kirkus, Voya, and YALSA (the Young Adult Library Services Association); and was chosen for teen reading lists in Texas and Florida. DTA is also a finalist for the Black Eyed Susan Award in Maryland.
Michelle Gagnon’s Young Adult dystopian thriller STRANGELETS was released by the new SoHo Teen imprint in April. Publisher’s Weekly described it as, “”Well-executed survivalist horror… Pulse-pounding;” and Kirkus said, “Three very different teens on the edge of death get firsthand experience of the Many-Worlds Interpretation of quantum mechanics.”