September 2019: Sarah Stein at Harper Perennial has acquired Jillian’s next historical adult novel, HALF LIFE, a fictionalization of the life of Marie Curie told in two timelines, examining how one choice could completely change not only the course of her life, but that of science, history, and the world. Forthcoming in early 2021.
May 2019: Lauren Smulski at Inkyard Press has acquired Jillian’s YA contemporary novel, THE CODE FOR LOVE AND HEARTBREAK, a modern day retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma. Forthcoming in Fall 2020.
May 2018: THE LOST LETTER (La Vie Secrète d'Elena Faber) is short-listed for the Voyageurs Lecteurs Prize in France!
March 2018: Jillian's next book is announced! IN ANOTHER TIME, the braided tale of a young Jewish and German couple, alternating between the days leading up to WWII and ten years after, exploring the themes of love and survival, passion and music, and one woman's journey to discover her forgotten past and the fate of the man she loved, to Laura Brown at Harper Perennial, at auction, by Jessica Regel at Foundry Literary + Media.
June 2017: Jillian's new novel, THE LOST LETTER, is out June 13th in the US! Pre-order now >
January 2017: Translation rights to THE LOST LETTER have sold in 9 languages!
September 2014: SEARCHING FOR SKY Featured in Scholastic Teens Flyer
July 2014: Look for MARGOT in the "Target Recommends" book section!
October 2013: MARGOT is the Ladies Home Journal October book club pick
September 2013: People Magazine calls MARGOT "a convincing engaging what might-have-been" 3.5/4 stars!
September 2013: O, the Oprah Magazine reviews MARGOT!
March 2013: Jillian's next YA, SEARCHING FOR SKY, sells to Bloomsbury at auction for publication in the US & UK in 2014.
March 2012: Jillian's next book, Margot, sells to Riverhead.