In case that last post was too subtle:
I HAVE A FREAKING BOOK DEAL!!!
*Nancy Conescu at Dial has acquired The End of the Beginning, a debut YA novel by casting agent Michelle Levy. The novel, pitched as a darkerEleanor & Park, tells of two broken people who help each other survive and ultimately find love. Publication is planned for summer 2015; Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency negotiated the deal for world English-language rights.
**Dial is an imprint of The Penguin Group.