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Georgia McBride Media Group is home of Month9Books, Swoon Romance, and Tantrum Books. Georgia founded the #YAlitchat hashtag and weekly chat on Twitter in 2009. There she hosted many notable authors such as Cassandra Clare, Alyson Noel, Corey Whaley, Kody Keplinger, Marie Liu, Ellen Hopkins, and more. She has used her experience launching brands in the music business, licensing music to film and TV, launching new technology products, and marketing and product development to build the Georgia McBride Media Group brand.
Georgia is one of Publishers Marketplace’s most prolific editors, and has spent most of 2014 through 2019 atop the editors lists in Editors, Young Adult, Digital New Adult, Children's, and Digital deals. She’s completed over 225 publishing, audiobook, and film/TV deals on behalf of three imprints since 2012.
Georgia McBride Media Group imprints publish debut authors as well as USA Today and New York Times bestselling authors such as Alisa Valdes, Charlie Lovett, and Diane Alberts, as well as short stories by Nancy Holder, Sayantani DasGupta, Gretchen McNeil, and other notable authors. Georgia's list includes multiple Emmy Award winners, Bram Stoker, Prism Award and Kirkus Prize nominees, game designers, screenwriters, and artists.
Our publisher, books, and or authors have been featured in Publishers Weekly, Publishers Marketplace, Time Magazine, CNN.com, B&N Blog, Galley Cat, Hypable, Teenreads, Locus Magazine, Suspense Magazine, USA Today, Tor.com, Justine Magazine, RT Book Reviews, New York Times, Fresh Fiction, Lightspeed Magazine, Glitter Magazine, YA to Film, Booklist, Salon.com, MTV.com, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, ALAN, Library Media Connection, The Guardian, Publishing Perspectives, Latina Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Hispanic Business Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Digital Book World, Adventures in YA Publishing, Paranormal Cravings, SSN Insider, The Huffington Post, Writers Digest, SFWA magazine, SCBWI, Hunger Mountain, Horror Writers Associations, Thriller Writers Association, and more.
Our publisher, editors and or authors have been featured at events such as San Diego Comic Con, DragonCon, NYCC, NC Comic Con, NCAIB, SIBA, SCIBA, ALAN, NCTE, AASL, Texas/North Carolina/Tennessee/California/New York/Pennsylvania Library Association, YALLWest, Digital Book World, BEA, BookCon, Decatur Book Festival, Arizona Festival of Books, Sirens, African American Cultural Celebration, RT Booklovers Convention, RWA, Publishing Perspectives, YA Fest, YA Fest Too, SCBWI, and more.
Our titles can be found in Barnes and Noble as well well many independent bookstores across the United States. In Canada, you can find our titles at Chapters-Indigo.
We've completed audiobook deals with Audible, Brilliance Publishing, Tantor, Blackstone Publishing, and Listen Up!. Additionally, our titles have been sold internationally to Harlequin Australia, Penguin Australia, and Piatkus (Little, Brown UK), as well as to China, Greece, Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, and Turkey.
Our books are represented at the Bologna, Frankfurt, and London book fairs, and have a regular presence at Book Expo America, Book Con, American Library Association, and Romantic Times Book Lovers Convention.
You may have seen our ads in or on RT Book Reviews, Goodreads, BookBub, Amazon, Publishers Weekly, Fresh Fiction, Shelf Awareness, BookBuzz, All Romance Books, YA Book Central, Paranormal Cravings, Booklist, or School
Our books are routinely ordered by Amazon, Brodart, United Library Services Inc., 3M Library Systems, Overdrive Inc., Scribd, iBooks, Google Play, Kobo,
Bookazine Distribution and Logistics, Whitehots Inc., Ingram Book Co, Baker & Taylor, Barnes and Noble Inc., Follett School Solutions, Mackin Educational Resources, Indigo Books and Music, Apple/iBooks, IBPA partner marketing, Baker & Taylor Blio, Best Sales Corp, Ebrary Subscriptions, Hertzberg New Method Inc., Indoocom, Library Ideas LLC., Library Services Centre, and other wholesalers and retailers both on and offline.
We belong to SIBA, AAP, and IBPA, and we are a Thriller Writers of America recognized publisher.
We work with notable agents and agencies such as Writers House, ICM Partners, Paradigm, Harvey Klinger Inc., Curtis Brown and Associates, The Rights Factory, Irene Goodman Literary Agency, Richard Curtis and Associates, Gersh, Georges Borchardt, Inc., and more.
Our books are distributed by IPG, Ingram, and INScribe Digital.
In 2020, Inkitt contracted Georgia to bring her expertise in rights management, content acquisition and development, editorial, and licensing to create a world-class publishing program for their Galatea mobile reading app. While there, Georgia formulated the strategic vision for the content business, hired and mentored a team to deliver upon that vision, and sourced and negotiated 300+ deals with content creators from around the world -- improving the subscription value for users, increasing engagement, and lowering the cost of content development all while improving the quality of the content library.
In 2022, Georgia McBride Media Group announced a new literary management service for select clients.
Georgia McBride is available for school visits, trade events, writers conferences, etc. Please email info(at)month9books(dot)com to inquire.
Rights inquiries for all imprints and management clients should be addressed to Georgia(at)Month9Books(dot)com.