Full Agent Profile: Gina Maccoby


Gina Maccoby

Gina Maccoby Literary Agency

Literary Fiction | Mystery | Commercial Fiction | Young Adult | Thrillers/Suspense | Children's | Middle Grade

History | Biography | Multi-Cultural | Memoirs | Current Affairs | Women's Issues | Pop Culture | Narrative | Cultural/Social Issues

  • This agent accepts queries

    • Interested in high-quality fiction
    • Also represent children's book illustrators who write and illustrate their own books.
    • Also interested in juvenile nonfiction
    • Does not represent cookbooks, computer books, science fiction, or screenplays
    • Snail Mail: query with SASE. Email: query@maccobylit.com and put "query" in the subject line. Please note, owing to the volume of queries it is not possible to respond to each one. If we are interested in your manuscript we will reply.

    • Harvard College.

    The Crying Rocks
    Author:   Janet Taylor Lisle
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books; 1st ed edition (October 1, 2003)
    When Joelle was five years old, she was found by the railroad tracks and adopted by Mary Louise and her husband, Vernon; now, 13-year-old Joelle searches for her origins
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    Deep Pockets
    Author:   Linda Barnes
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Minotaur; 1st edition (March 1, 2004)
    Harvard professor Wilson Chaney hires Boston private investigator Carlotta Carlyle to track down the blackmailer who threatens to expose his affair with a seductive Harvard rowing star, Delani Brinkman; but when Delani turns up dead, Carlotta's sixth sense tells her the case might be more complicated--and more dangerous-than it first seemed
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    City of the Century
    Author:   Simon & Schuster; (April 16, 1996)
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster; (April 16, 1996)
    The story of the emergence of modern America as exemplified by Chicago's growth from a desolate fur-trading post in the 1830s to one of the world's most explosively alive cities by 1900
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    The Story of World War II
    Author:   Donald L. Miller, Henry Steele Commager
    Genres:   History
    Publisher:   Simon & Schuster; Rev&Expand edition (November 1, 2001)
    Historian Donald L. Miller offers an expanded and updated rewrite of Henry Steele Commager's 1945 collection of eyewitness descriptions of the fighting by outstanding correspondents, including Ernie Pyle, John Steinbeck, and Martha Gellhorn
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    Uncle John Presents Necessary Numbers
    Author:   Mary Blocksma, Lewis Kahn
    Genres:   Pop Culture | Cultural/Social Issues
    Publisher:   Portable Press; (September 1, 2002)
    A repository of intirguing tid-bits regarding the "significance" of numbers in our society--discover which is higher in sodium: fast food french fries, the hamburger, or cherry pie; why it's Route 66, not Route 67; why you can't mail things second class; and what the four extra digits on your zip code stand for, etc.
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    The Black Tattoo
    Author:   Sam Enthoven
    Genres:   Young Adult
    Publisher:   Razorbill (October 5, 2006)
    Narrated by John Lee, this powerful story is told by a young man who watches his best mate, Charlie, become overwhelmed and ultimately devoured by a nearly invincible demon
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    Wiley's Refrain
    Author:   Lono Waiwaiole
    Genres:   Mystery | Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Minotaur (November 29, 2005)
    The third installment in Waiwaiole's series starring Wiley, a poker player on the fringes of society in Portland, in which the murder of Ronnie, a promising young jazz musician, takes Wiley to the big island of Hawaii, the land of his ancestors
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    Rebel Island
    Author:   Rick Riordan
    Genres:   Thrillers/Suspense
    Publisher:   Bantam (August 28, 2007)
    Triple-crown winner of mystery’s most coveted awards—the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus—Rick Riordan and his Texas-style take on the crime novel have never been bigger or darker than in this latest Tres Navarre thriller. This time Navarre faces a killer as unstoppable as a force of nature.
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    Heart of the World (Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries)
    Author:   Linda Barnes
    Genres:   Mystery
    Publisher:   St. Martin's Paperbacks; Reprint edition (May 29, 2007)
    Barnes's fast-paced 11th mystery (after 2004's Deep Pockets) finds Boston PI Carlotta Carlyle involved in a deeply personal case: Paolina, a spunky teen whom Carlotta loves like a daughter, has disappeared, and Carlotta begins to suspect that Paolina didn't run away, but was kidnapped by her biological father, a Colombian drug lord known as Roldán.
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