Cassie Hanjian, Waxman Leavell
Adult Fiction / Historical Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / New Adult / Romance / Suspense / Women's Fiction

Cassie Hanjian, Waxman Leavell

In fiction, I’m looking for addictive New Adult novels that will make me stay up until 1:00 am to finish them. I’m most interested in New Adult novels that push the envelope, develop uniquely flawed characters, and aren’t afraid to challenge the more narrow definitions of “New Adult.” I also love tear-jerking commercial women’s fiction … Continue reading

Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / MSWL Paragraphs / Suspense / Thriller / Women's Fiction

Michelle Richter, Fuse Literary

I love mystery and am looking for cozies, amateur sleuth and police or PI procedural in the vein of Laura Lippman, Tana French, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, Chelsea Cain. I’d love to find a twisty stand-alone like Gone Girl, The Good Girl, or Before I Go to Sleep. Strong female protagonists are a plus, but … Continue reading

Jessica Schmeidler, Golden Wheat Literary
Adult Fiction / Crime Fiction / Historical Fiction / Middle Grade / Mystery / Suspense / Thriller / Uncategorized / Women's Fiction / Young Adult

Jessica Schmeidler, Golden Wheat Literary

Current #MSWLs: 1. #MSWL Adult legal suspense steeped in spiritual warfare. 2. Upmarket women’s fiction that exemplifies the meaning of Proverbs 31 through women of valor who transcend gender & circumstance. #MSWL 3. A mystery that makes me want to brew some coffee, throw on a cable knit sweater, and settle down in front of … Continue reading

Allison Janice, Berkley/Penguin Random House
Adult Fiction / Erotica / Memoir / MSWL Paragraphs / Mystery / Romance / Women's Fiction

Allison Janice, Berkley/Penguin Random House

I am looking for intelligent, well-written nonfiction—such as memoir and more journalistic nonfiction—as well as women’s fiction that suits Berkley’s more commercially oriented list without sacrificing on craft and on unique characters whose stories are organic and compelling. Stories with strong female voices are close to my heart, but I am also a fan of … Continue reading