Publishers Weekly: Harper Teen Pays Seven Figures for Debut YA Trilogy

March 5, 2010

In a major pre-Bologna acquisition, Laura Arnold at Harper Teen pre-empted North American rights to a debut YA trilogy by Josephine Angelini. Mollie Glick at Foundry sold the series—the first book is called Starcrossed—and said she pitched it as “a Percy Jackson for teenage girls.” Foundry's Stephanie Abou and Hannah Brown Gordon will be handling foreign rights at the Bologna Book Fair, and film rights are being handled by Angelini's manager, Rachel Miller at Tom Sawyer Entertainment.”

Read the entire article by Rachel Deahl at Publishers Weekly.

Or see the Huffington Post (with the same intro and link to the Publishers Weekly article) “Move Over Stephenie Meyer: Josephine Angelini, Author Of Greek Tragedy Blockbuster For Teens Landed Huge Deal”