Melinda Braun‘s Boundary Waters (2015) to Simon Pulse in a two-book deal. A teen girl joins a camping expedition, only to be stranded with three other teens after a freak windstorm and forest fire leave them lost in the wilderness.
Emiko Jean’s We’ll Never Be Apart (2015) to HMH Books for Young Readers. A psychological YA thriller about a 17-year-old girl who is committed to a mental institution after her boyfriend dies in a fire set by her twin. To cope, she begins writing the story of her past in foster care, and discovers that everything she thought she knew was a lie.