Happy Book Birthday to T-Rex vs. Edna by Doug Rees

Edna, the very first chicken, has feathers and she’s not afraid to use them on the tyrannical Tyrannosaurus who is terrorizing all the other dinosaurs. A hilarious tale of bravery that will have readers clucking in triumph. Congratulations to Douglas Rees for...

The Juliet Spell Is Out Now

I love this one. Pitch-perfect YA with the Hollywood-ready premise of a simple wish resulting in inadvertent time travel. I had to play Juliet. I’d studied the part, I gave great reading, even with Bobby staring at my butt the whole time. But had I been good...

Hollywood Homicide Is Out Now

Huge congrats to the next big name in the amateur sleuth game, Kellye Garrett!   HOLLYWOOD HOMICIDE is out now and causing a lot of buzz. Here’s what some have to say: Starred Review, Publishers Weekly Starred Review, Kirkus Starred Review and Debut of the...

Welcome Holly R. Hughes to the Fuse Family

During the 2016 Pitch2Pub contest, I came across a YA manuscript by Holly Hughes that I mostly loved. I was completely enthralled by about seventy-five percent of it and saw a lot of potential. The other twenty-five percent wasn’t quite ready for prime time, but...

Welcome Joni Pope to the Fuse Family

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a literary agent in possession of vintage Sweet Valley books, who grew up reading as much Judy Blume and Jerry Spinelli as she could get her hands on, must be in want of some clients who write great contemporary middle...