My colleague Amy Tipton is a wonderful agent for YA books. Last October, Amy sold Courtney Summers' first novel Cracked Up To Be to Sara Goodman at St. Martin's Press. It was Amy's first book sale, Sara's first acquisition as an editor and, of course, Courtney's first book.
Third time's the charm, as they say, and these three first-timers together shaped one terrific book. Here's the new book trailer for Cracked Up To Be: