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Lastly, my #1 #mswl is a YA or adult queer VICIOUS. I love the dynamic between Eli and Victor, and it doesn't have to be SFF, I just want that best-friends-turned-"I want to kill you" enemies with lots of sexual tension. To add to that, I love Killing Eve and need that as well.

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My #3 #mswl I cannot stress enough--I need YA and adult RomComs. Super funny, super cute, super smart, and full of emotion like RWRB. I really need a David & Patrick (from Schitt's Creek) romance. #romancelandia where you at?

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My #9 #mswl is adult speculative fiction authors along the lines of VE Schwab, Madeline Miller, TJ Klune, and Erin Morgenstern!

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Indigenous stories by actual indigenous authors. Any genre in MG, YA, and adult. #MSWL

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- Adult and YA speculative fiction like VE Schwab and Madeline Miller.
- Fluffy, happy romance.
- Have you read anything by TJ Klune? Because I'm looking for the next TJ Klune. Hilarious, emotional, awesome.
#MSWL

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I'm going to bug the #WritingCommunity and #romancelandia again. I'm desperately seeking to represent an author who writes happy, funny, heartfelt books in MG, YA, or Adult. #mswl.

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I love books, movies, and shows with small towns where everyone knows each other. Stories with lots of emotion. (I'm watching My Girl right now and might watch Steel Magnolias next). Would love some YA, MG, or Upmarket adult stories set in small towns. #mswl

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I just finished Rick Riordan's recent Apollo book, and I would love an upper MG or YA or Adult book about Artemis/Diana. If YA or A, I would love this in the vein of Madeline Miller's Circe. MG would be in the vein of a RR Presents novel! #mswl

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I really want an adult book like Killing Eve. I don't normally rep suspense or thrillers, but I'd love something in speculative fiction the incorporates similar themes. I love how smart it is and how dark Villanelle is. Please give me more Villanelle characters. #MSWL

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Some things I am looking for:
- YA RomCom (or adult) with a diverse cast and smart topics.
- MG/YA nonfiction
- LGBTQ+ nonfiction
- Graphic novels in pretty much anything on my wishlist
- #LGBTQIA+ characters in everything.
- Body diversity
- Underrepresented voices
#MSWL

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Can I get a LGBTQIA+ sports romance? Especially if the sporty one is a lady, trans, or nonbinary. This is for adult, YA, and I'd take upper MG (even if it isn't romance). Thanks! #mswl

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I'd love to see books in MG, YA, Adult with WITCHES.
✔POC voices
✔LGBTQIA+
✔Neuro diversity
✔disabilities
✔magical realism/realistic with fantastical elements
All a plus! #MSWL

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SUPER in the mood for more NA/Adult spec-fic stuff. Think THE NIGHT CIRCUS, STARLESS SEA, NINTH HOUSE, MAGICIANS, CALL DOWN THE HAWK.

Please, thanks. #mswl

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Oooo and I want books that make me laugh so hard I cry. Especially MG books and romance books.

Give me quiet books too that make you smile at the end (or cry). Especially in YA and Adult spaces. #mswl

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Hi #amquerying, I have an urgent #mswl that needs to be addressed...
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I am seriously lacking anything and everything in the contemporary fiction space. Romance, Realistic (nonissue books), WF, RomCom, high concept book! I need them in MG, YA, and Adult categories.

Tara Gilbert ✨ closed to queries
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Associate Literary Agent @jdlitagency | 🌈she/they | ✨Magical | Gemini/Cancer ☼ Pisces ☽ Capricorn ↑
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🔮Light fantasy or contemporary fantasy or magical realism in MG, YA, NA, Adult.👻Horror and Thrillers in MG and YA
👨‍🎓Anything set in a boarding school, college, schools in general!
📖Historicals in MG and YA
🐻Historical fantasies like BEAR & THE NIGHTINGALE
#mswl