Publisher's Weekly Rights Report: Week of October 18, 2021:

Kat Brzozowski at Feiwel and Friends has acquired world rights to I'd Rather Burn Than Bloom by Shannon C.F. Rogers, a debut YA novel set in the desert Southwest in which Marisol Martin, a multiracial Filipino-American teen, must return to school after her mother's death, learn to drive, and somehow avoid the (now ex) best friend she punched in the face. Publication is scheduled for spring/summer 2023; Serene Hakim at Ayesha Pande Literary brokered the deall.

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