YA and Middle Grade Fiction
Light-hearted, action adventure, character driven, coming of age books that can tackle big themes and doesn’t shy away from important topics. Books with romance but are romances. Thoughtful stories about character over spectacle.
Villains being truly and genuinely villainous, romance at the forefront but politics at the core, family dynasties, high stakes adventure, historical dramas, highly aesthetic spaces, thoughtfully done ensemble casts with series potential. Give me more Fourth Wing
I love books that straddle the line between women’s fiction and romance. Books with a lot of heart and deep connections between characters. Summer nights. Escapist environments. Friend groups. Big emotions and high concept. Interconnected standalones. Angst.
Contemporary college stories
Interconnected standalone series
Heartbreaking stories about young women finding their identities
Deals gone wrong
Marriage of convenience
Campy genre fiction
Also, 18/34 romance books I’ve read this year have been self-published. So if you’re an indie or self-pubbed author looking to break into traditional publishing with a new project, I’d love to hear from you!
Songs I wish I could just bottle up their essence in romance scenes:
“Shivers” Ed Sheeran
“You Broke Me First” Tate McRae
“Still Falling For You” Ellie Golding
“Forever” Mumford and Sons
“Until I Found You” Stephen Sanchez
“Take Me to Church” Milck
💕Hi romance writers, since I’m now open to queries for contemp romance, I thought I’d do a separate #mswl for it bc I’d really love to add some amazing college, rivals to lovers, young socialite, big hook books to my list.
Below is my romance vibe w/ examples, songs, and quotes
Romantic, steamy adult fantasy romances. Deals of convenience, betrayal, political intrigue, dueling families, rivals to lovers to enemies, immortals w/longstanding wars and deep histories. Ballroom dances that end with a dagger to the throat. Rich world building & magic systems
For the first time, I’m opening up to romance in the adult space, particularly contemporary stories that have a lot of layers, have a great backdrop, and an ensemble cast. I’ll be pretty picky here, but here are a few of my faves from the last year 🤍
✨🤍📖I’m open to queries✨🤍📖
I am so so stoked to open my QM again and this time I have new things on my #mswl! I’m especially in the mood for:
MG & YA heists, competitions, mysteries, and thrillers
Adult fantasy romance
Adult contemporary romance
I am open to queries. I repeat: I am open to queries.
What do I want? Who knows. I mean, I do know. Maybe some fae, some smutty fantasy romance, maybe some gay witches, I don’t know let’s also throw in a himbo or two.
I am open to queries.
That is all.