Leap Books is a small press founded in 2009 by author and editor, Laurie J. Edwards, and now owned by author Shannon Delany, Publisher, and including Co-Publisher and author Judith Graves, and author and Marketing Director, Jennifer Murgia. Learn about the entire management team HERE.
Leap has a growing roster of award-winning authors, including the likes of New York Times bestselling author, Maria V. Snyder. Our teen fiction line, Surge, is geared to readers ages 14-19. Frolic, our tween line, is geared to readers ages 10-14. We are currently building a list for Shine, our Young Adult / New Adult fiction e-novella line set to launch in 2015, which was developed to meet the growing demand for digital offerings.
Our titles have earned nods from the Green Earth Books Award program, the Young Adult Library Services Association Popular Paperbacks program, and have received recommended reading status from authoritative review sources, such as, Kirkus Reviews, the Midwest Book Review, and CM Magazine.