jake tackett @jake_tackettTwo nights ago my boyfriend and I were out having dinner and I bluntly go “honestly I thought you were going to propose tonight” and he went “no fucking way I thought you were gonna propose to me tonight” and so now we are engaged
Excuse me while I just... slap a #MSWL on this please and thank you.
Rachel Brooks @RachMBrooksI'm next in line on the @bookendslit #MSWL train chuggin' along 🚂 I'd love to find a novel in the vein of NATALIE TAN'S BOOK OF LUCK AND FORTUNE where food, community, and culture intertwine. Also, I'm a fan of AYESHA AT LAST, so a fresh retelling like this might catch my eye! twitter.com/SoCalledYALife…
My turn on the @bookendslit #MSWL train! When I reopen to queries I want all the kidlit: graphic novels and all your LGBT narratives from PB through YA! Swoon worthy rom coms and heartbreaking stories all welcome.
#MSWL - #YA: Either set in the 1950s or the 1970s/1980s: a historical YA that deals with being queer in a time period where it wasn't safe to be out of the closet. Deal with the tough subjects and please break me before I get to the end.
#MSWL - #YA: I'd love a great mystery or something set in one location a la CLUE or MURDER BY DEATH (contemporary or unique period, please! Not SFF). A whodunit where everyone is the suspect and bonus points for smart humor!
#MSWL - #NF: yes, you heard me. Non-Fiction. :^) I'm looking for musical theatre analysis or biographies. Honestly, I'd love to collaborate with someone who works on Broadway in some manner on a project!
#MSWL - #YA: I've become so much pickier in terms of genre fiction because I want to see something new. Give me a new twist on court intrigue or "chosen" ones. More contemporary fantasies/magical realism. Retellings of new/different stories.
#MSWL - #YA: I can never have too many queer rom-coms on my list. Ever. I want more than just boy-meets-boy or girl-meets-girl, however. The ones I am drawn to are when there's so much heart and subplots with more than just the core romance.
#MSWL - #MG: I'm still on the hunt for a MG that's like 'In a Heartbeat'. I want that queer first-crush book. Figuring out who your MC is as a person, be it who they "like" or if their birth gender isn't what they truly are. Your challenge: make me cry.
#MSWL - #MG: I will always want more creepy AF middle grade. Always and forever. Give me lyrical voices and atmosphere for *days* and I will love you. Ghost stories with a twist. Creepy carnivals. Alternate worlds a la Coraline. GIMME GIMME PLZ.
It's only been forever and a day but I finally updated my #MSWL profile! Now including select genres of narrative non-fiction — and basically send me all your queer fiction or creepy, lyrical middle grade books! manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/moe-…
Moe Ferrara @inthesestonesGentle reminder: I am not the agent for vampire books. Really, I'm not. I promise you I'm not. #antiMSWL #querytip pic.twitter.com/jvyYswm5Lt
Shaun 🏳️🌈 Preorder Brave Face @ShaunieDarkoQueer books can be light and funny and still be important. Queer books don't have to focus on queer pain to matter.
These are the books I love across MG (especially!) and also YA. #MSWL
Katie Henry @KT_NREI see your con artist YA heroine and raise you this legendary teenage girl who infiltrated Queen Charlotte's court, escaped execution for theft, escaped indentured servitude, successfully posed as a German princess despite NOT SPEAKING GERMAN, and somehow lived happily ever after pic.twitter.com/5BrhYrhDNw
Excuse me while I #MSWL the hell out of this..
I know I'm SO behind the times falling in love with this show -- but after getting to do a production of #NextToNormal last week, I'd kill for a YA version of the book dealing with mental health issues. #MSWL