Monday, May 9, 2011

New (old?) trends in children's market

Trend spotted: crime noir and con artists for kids. My last NaNo novel is about a teenage con artist, and it appears I missed the boat. I just now noticed these books, which means it was actually a trend in manuscripts purchased a few years back. Now I just gotta figure out what makes mine different.

The Fourth Stall (Feb 2011) by Chris Rylander.
White Cat (May 2010) and Red Glove (April 2011) by Holly Black.
Heist Society (Feb 2010) and Uncommon Criminals (June 2011) by Ally Carter

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