Megan ☃️ Is Closed To Queries!
sil ♡ @thebookvoyagersfriends to lovers is good and all but estranged best friends to lovers just hits differently 🙌🏻✨ the tension, the unresolved feelings, the sadness of not being there for them for years, the getting to know one another all over again CHEF KISS 💋
This is always on my #MSWL.
Break my heart open!!!
Reminder that I'm always on the lookout for dark academia books in YA & Adult especially by BIPOC authors!
Anything including a speculative element, solving a mystery, challenging the elitism of higher education, and a close knit group of friends are 👌
Overall themes I'd like:
- Grey morality
- Small town settings with intricate interpersonal relationships
- Soft boys, especially those who can admit feelings
- Slow burn romance
- Enemies to lovers
- Childhood best friends
- Fae (think Holly Black)
If you have a friendship breakup book, especially following the aftermath (in MG or YA), then I'd love to see it. Or even friends who realize they're not right for each other anymore.
Friendship breakups are painful!
Countdown #MSWL Day 5:
Stories with quieter/more personal stakes are my jam. I'm a sucker for getting lost in a character as they try to figure things out with themselves or those around them.
Also if you have a friendship breakup story please send that my way!!!!
Mia Mingus @miamingusWish we embraced falling in friendship love and the magic of friendship love in general. It really is such a magnificent, kindred soul-shifting experience that can manifest in so many wonderfully different ways. It truly deserves its own genre of art, movies/TV, writing, music.
This is a huge #MSWL for me!
If you have a book focused on friendship, whether it's the ride-or-die kind, the I'll fight to the ends of the earth for you kind, or the we grew up together and this is how we navigate change kind, send them to me when I reopen!
[kie.ran] @danblackroydFriend breakups (I mean good, longterm, very close and intimate friendships) are, in my experience, much more emotionally devastating than romantic breakups. And yet, unlike romantic relationships, we have almost no socialization (even in media images) on how to navigate them.
If you have a story about friendship breakups for MG or YA, please send them my way when I reopen to queries.
We need to talk about this more.
An update to my #MSWL:
I'm looking for more MG & YA thrillers/mysteries in my inbox. Whether you have an unreliable narrator, a group of friends trying to solve/find something, or some weird magic going on, I'd love to see it!
Something I haven't mentioned but am really on the hunt for: MIDDLE GRADE STORIES. Contemporary, speculative, fantastical - I want it all.
Especially if it's about friendship, odd hobbies, or beginning to figure out who you are.
#MSWL #writingcommunity #amagenting #amquerying
#MSWL for the new year pt 5: stories with dual or multi-POVs, especially if it's a group of friends. I want to see POVs that bounce off one another, add tension, or really grow the dynamic between the characters.
#MSWL for the new year pt 2: feel good YA romance, especially if it's queer!
First crushes gone right, awkward pining, best friends to lovers, fake dating turned actual dating, I hate you but oh wait, we're actually similar af and I may like you.
ALL OF IT.
#MSWL for the new year: found families, best friends who don't need to say anything to communicate, friends who live together because sometimes families are difficult.
Meggnog 🎄 ~ Closed to Queries Until 1/6/20 @Megan_ManzanoIn the new year, I'll really be on the hunt for contemporary YA and MG! Whether it's romance, growing up, dealing with hard stuff, figuring out friends, I want all of it.
Also putting it out there that I'm 3000% weak for slow burn relationships (romantic and non-romantic) as well as best friends to lovers.
(Yes, I know I'm using a gif from a soul-murdering movie. fight me).
Always a sucker for misfit groups in MG or YA. Think ride or die friends, friends who are together because they're all they have, people pushed into situations where they realize, hey, we actually need each other.
If you comp Stranger Things, I may die.
I'm really craving friendship stories. The friends that can speak without words. The cheerleader friends. The group who became friends because they were outsiders. The friends who are fixing their relationship.
Give me sweet but also break my heart??
Andrea Walker @_AndreaWalker_@erin_clyburn @Megan_Manzano @Literary_Tara What’s at the TOP of your MSWL? Anything you’re dying to see?! 😁
I'd absolutely love:
Complex/sweet sibling relationships
Slow burn/enemy to lovers romance
A cast of super close characters. Think Stranger Things.
Space travel or space operas.