May 10, 2013 Best-selling author Cary McNeal's ARE YOU SH*TTING ME?, the third book in his humorous trivia series that has sold more than 250,000 copies, again to Meg Leder at Perigee, for fall 2014 publication.
May 9, 2013 Registered Dietitian Danielle Omar’s SKINNY JUICES: 101 Juice Recipes for Detox and Weight Loss –easy recipes for fruit and vegetable juices that promote weight loss and detoxify the body, along with information on how to incorporate them into a "clean eating" lifestyle – to Renee Sedliar at Da Capo for spring 2014 publication.
April 10, 2013 Samantha Logan's THE 5:2 FAST DIET COOKBOOK, a cookbook of 150 low-calorie recipes for the two "fasting days" on the popular 5:2 or "fast diet," to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse, for rush publication in June 2013.
April 5, 2013 Registered dietitian Toby Amidor's THE GREEK YOGURT COOKBOOK, a collection of healthy recipes for everyone's favorite miracle food, to Amanda Englander at Grand Central, at auction.
March 29, 2013 Blogger at Baking Bites Nicole Weston's HOMEMADE FRO-YO, offering a revolutionary new method for making soft frozen yogurt at home, and two other books about making ice cream, to Margaret Sutherland at Storey.
March 18, 2013 Christi Johnstone's SMART COOKIE: Transform Store-Bought Cookies into Amazing Treats, showing readers how to leave the baking to the experts and enjoy the really fun part – decorating! - by using common store-bought ingredients like Oreos, Nutter Butters, graham crackers, and sugar cookies, along with candy like Laffy Taffy, M&M's, and Hershey bars, to create astonishing treats in less time than it takes to make a batch of cupcakes – and without turning on the oven! - sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for fall 2014 publication. Christi is the blogger behind Love from the Oven, which received more than 3.5 million unique visitors in 2012.
February 27, 2013 Professional food photographer, baker, and founder of the blog Honey & Jam Hannah Queen's first book, FARM TO CAKE, a collection of seasonal cake recipes featuring farm-fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs to Leslie Stoker
at STC/Abrams, at auction.
February 22, 2013 Ashton Swank's PLANET POPCORN!, a book of 50 creative recipes for everyone's favorite snack, including Maple Bacon, Honey Mustard Pretzel, Fluffernutter, and Peppermint Bark, by the blogger behind food blog Something Swanky, to Justin Schwartz at Houghton Mifflin.
February 13, 2013 Brooke McLay's ALMONDS EVERY WHICH WAY, a book of healthy recipes using almond milk and almond flour, staple ingredients in many special diets, including gluten-free and vegan, by the founder of healthy cooking blog CheekyKitchen.com, to Renee Sedliar at Da Capo for spring 2014 publication.
February 12, 2013 Molly Morgan's SKINNY-SIZE IT: 101 Meals That Will Fill You Up and Slim You Down, the companion to her successful debut THE SKINNY RULES, again to Sarah Pelz at Harlequin Non-Fiction for spring 2014 publication.
January 3, 2013 Averie Sunshine's THE PUMPKIN LOVER'S COOKBOOK, with 50 delicious recipes, including Pumpkin Spice Latte, Bourbon and Vanilla-Infused Pumpkin Ice Cream, and Pumpkin Lasagna, to Elissa Altman at Rodale for fall 2014 publication.
November 19, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF ORAL PLEASURE, a sequel to the best-selling 50 Shades of Pleasure and 50 Shades of Ecstasy, an oral sex primer offering tips, techniques, inspiration, and illustrations, to Bill Wolfsthal at Skyhorse, for publication in spring 2013.
November 16, 2012 Founding editor of Buzzfeed.com Peggy Wang's AMAZING FOOD HACKS: 150 Incredibly Simple Ways to Make Food Taste Awesome, an eclectic collection of ingenious ideas for making food taste better, like filling raspberries with chocolate chips and sprinkling salt on watermelon, to Ashley Phillips at Clarkson Potter for summer 2014 publication, at auction.
November 16, 2012 I'M SORRY I CLOGGED YOUR TOILET: Tear-Out Apologies for Your Awkward Screw-Ups, by the editors of Hollan Publishing, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press for July 2013 publication.
November 14, 2012 Veterinarian Jean Hofve and Celeste Yarnall's PALEO DOG, a how-to book for dog owners that explains why the wildly popular "caveman" diet is just as good for dogs as it is for humans, including meal plans and recipes, to Ursula Cary at Rodale.
August 16, 2012 Owner of the humor site www.hogwild.net HogWild's THE SH*TFACED OLYMPICS: Drinking Games from Around the World, a humorous handbook of drinking games, complete with cocktail recipes, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, for publication in winter 2014.
August 6, 2012 Editors of the Matador Network's 101 PLACES TO GET F*CKED UP BEFORE YOU DIE, a humorous travel guide to the best party places on the planet, to Dan Weiss and Matt Martz at St. Martin's, at auction, for publication in spring 2014.
June 28, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF ECSTASY: 50 SECRET SEX POSITIONS FOR MIND-BLOWING ORGASMS, a sequel to 50 Shades of Pleasure, a guide to naughty and wild sex positions for readers intrigued by the idea of kinkier sex, to Bill Wolfsthal and Tony Lyons at Skyhorse, for publication in August 2012.
June 11, 2012 Blogger behind Bakers Royale Naomi Robinson's CAKIES: Half Cookie, Half Cake, 100% Adorable and Irresistible Little Desserts, a collection of 60 recipes for "cakies," a new sweet sensation that combines the shape of a cookie with the texture of cake and cute decorating ideas of cupcakes, to Justin Schwartz at Wiley, for publication in Fall 2013.
May 3, 2012 Marisa Bennett's 50 SHADES OF PLEASURE, A Bedside Companion: Sex Secrets that Hurt So Good, a guide to kinky sex techniques for readers curious about the pleasures to be found in light BDSM, with advice on everything from spanking to bondage to talking dirty, to Tony Lyons at Skyhorse, for publication in June 2012.
April 13, 2012 Founder of www.healthy-happy-life.com Kathy Patalsky's 365 VEGAN SMOOTHIES, with 12 months of smoothies organized by benefit, such as detox, weight loss, beauty, and heart health, to Marisa Vigilante and Megan Newman at Avery, at auction, for publication in Spring 2013.
March 16, 2012 Co-author of the blog Crock Pot Ninjas Jonnie Downing's HOLIDAY SLOW COOKER, a collection of holiday recipes for the crock pot, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.
March 16, 2012 Co-author of the blog Crock Pot Ninjas Jonnie Downing's SWEETS FROM THE SLOW COOKER, a collection of 75 cakes, puddings, jams, and other desserts that can be made in a crock pot, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.
February 8, 2012 Sippity Sup food blogger Greg Henry's SAVORY PIES, a collection of recipes for savory pies from around the world with original photographs by the author, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Fall 2012.
February 6, 2012 Chef behind food blog Handle the Heat Tessa Arias's COOKIES + CREAM: Inspired Recipes for Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches, 100 recipes for homemade cookies and ice cream and hundreds of ways to combine them to create unique and delicious ice cream sandwiches, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for publication in Spring 2013.
December 22, 2011 "Bird chick" Sharon Stiteler's 1,001 THINGS EVERY BIRDWATCHER SHOULD KNOW, a humorous but informative book of bird trivia designed to appeal to both casual backyard birdwatchers and more serious birders, with more than 300 color photos, to Geoffrey Stone at Running Press, for publication in Spring 2013.
December 22, 2011 Holly Schmidt & Allan Penn's WIENERS GONE WILD, a full-color book of 40 gourmet hot dog recipes, from the Salty Dog (with cornmeal fried clams and Sriracha coleslaw) to the Hair of the Dog (with spicy bourbon ketchup and hash browns) to Wiener Wellington (with red wine-mushroom duxelles and puff pastry), along with recipes for homemade condiments and buns, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, for publication in Spring 2014.
November 18, 2011 Creator of SmoothieWeb.com Shell Harris and Elizabeth Johnson's SKINNY SMOOTHIES, featuring 101 smoothie recipes for weight loss and detox that are low in calories and high in nutritional value, to Katie McHugh at Da Capo Lifelong, at auction.
November 16, 2011 LOVECASTS author Judi Vitale's BABYSCOPES, an astrology book that helps parents understand their children through their sun signs, to Andrea Hakanson at Adams Media, for publication in Spring 2012.
September 6, 2011 Blogger of www.erincooks.com Erin Nichols's POPTAILS, 60 recipes for booze-infused popsicles, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in 2012.
September 6, 2011 Janet Frongillo's MOMMY MIXOLOGY: A Cocktail for Every Calamity, for new moms, with 60 recipes for common parenting crises from conception to kindergarten, with photographs by Allan Penn, to Keith Riegert at Ulysses Press, for publication in Spring 2012.
July 15, 2011 - Meg Leder at Perigee bought SCARED SH*TLESS, Cary McNeal's sequel to 1,001 FACTS THAT WILL SCARE THE S#*T OUT OF YOU, in a pre-empt, for publication in Fall 2012. The first book has sold over 100,000 copies in its first year on sale, so we're very excited to be continuing the series!
June 23, 2011 - Lara Ferroni's COOKIES IN THE RAW: Irresistible Cookie Dough by the Spoonful and Beyond, recipes for 25 kinds of safe-to-eat raw cookie dough and 60 creative ways to use it in everything from bonbons, cakes, and ice cream to pancakes and homemade pretzels, with original photographs by food stylist, writer, and photographer Lara Ferroni, sold to Jordana Tusman at Running Press, at auction, for publication in 2013 (World).
May 27, 2011 - Owners of Cakelava in Kailua, Hawaii, Rick Reichart, of TLC's Cake Crew, and Sasha Reichart's EXTREME CAKEOVERS, a cake decorating cookbook with 40 projects for easily transforming ho-hum supermarket sheet cakes and other common store-bought ingredients, including candies and doughnuts, into spectacular cakes that look like they came out of a specialty bakery, with stunning before and after photos, sold to Rica Allannic and Ashley Phillips at Clarkson Potter, at auction (World).
May 23, 2011 - Grand-prize winner of the Pillsbury Bake-Off and "Cookie Madness" blogger Anna Ginsberg's THE DAILY COOKIE: 365 Tempting Treats for the Sweetest Year of Your Life, a cookie recipe for every day, with photographs by Allan Penn, sold to Lane Butler at Andrews McMeel, at auction, for publication in 2012 (World).