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Somaiya Daud sells to Flatiron Books!

Sarah Dotts Barley at Flatiron Books has preempted Somaiya Daud's debut MIRAGE, a YA fantasy/SF trilogy inspired by the author's Moroccan background, in which a poor girl form an isolated moon must become the body double to the cruel imperial princess, and learns that life in the royal palace is far more dangerous and complicated than she imagined. Publication of the first book is planned for fall 2017. Annie Stone and Joelle Hobelka at Alloy Entertainment did the deal on behalf of Ammi-Joan Paquette at Erin Murphy Literary Agency for North American rights; Rights People is handling U.K. and translation rights.

YA Highway is over the moon about Somaiya Daud's newly-announced book:
MIRAGE, a YA fantasy/science fiction trilogy! 

With Moroccan inspiration, an isolated moon, princess body doubles, and royal intrigue, this is one you won't want to miss. 

Add it to your Goodreads list here!

han solo nodding: "I like the sound of that."

*Kate apologizes for the stellar Photoshop above. Excited work =/= best work.

Kate Hart

Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.

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