I’m so excited and honored that Night Music was chosen as a Junior Library Guild Selection! This is my first time as a JLG selectee, and I’m thrilled that they’ll be helping Night Music make its way to library shelves across the country.
The American Library Association has included The Inside of Out in its annual Rainbow Book List, honoring GLBTQ books for children and teens!
Thorne, Jenn Marie. The Inside of Out. 2016. 425p. Penguin Books/Dial Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (9780803740587). Grades 9+. Daisy thinks being an ally to her best friend is going to be easy. As she leads the fight to allow same-sex dates at Homecoming, Daisy discovers that standing with her friend is different from standing in for her friend.
THE WRONG SIDE OF RIGHT was named as a 2017-2018 nominee for the South Carolina Young Adult Book Awards!
Thorne Takes New YA to Dial
Jenn Marie Thorne (The Wrong Side of Right) sold world English rights to a new romantic YA novel to Jess Garrisonat Dial. The currently untitled book, which is set for 2018, was represented by Katelyn Detweiler at Jill Grinberg Literary Management. Set over the course of a sweltering summer in New York City, the novel, the agency said, is about the daughter of a well-known composer who “falls for a teen prodigy and must face down her lost dreams and the classical music establishment to fight for her own chance at happiness.”