Tuesday, June 20, 2023

BookTok Star Signs Global Deal With Simon & Schuster

New York -- June 20, 2023 --  Lloyd Jassin was featured in the Bookseller article, "S&S Children's pre-empts 'unmissable' YA romantasy from BookTok star Roberts." View the full article.

Mr. Jassin represented self-published author Lauren Roberts in a fast-moving three-book global co-publishing deal for Roberts’ young adult fantasy that "follows the forbidden romance between a powerful prince and an ordinary girl as they try to survive their kingdom’s grueling laws pitting them against each other."

The global pre-empt by Simon & Schuster was led by UK editor Amina Youssef, Simon & Schuster Children's Books. 

S&S will publish the first book in the UK on July 6, 2023, and in the US on November 7, 2023, with book two following in 2024 and book three in 2025.

In a series of heated auctions, foreign rights have already been sold to publishing partners in France (Editions Gallimard), Germany (Blanvalet), Spain (Salamandra), Italy (Newton Compton), Poland (Foksal), and Turkey (Beta).


Based in New York City, Lloyd J. Jassin provides clients in the publishing and entertainment fields with business-oriented legal counsel.  

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