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Deepest Blue: A Novel

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KEY SELLING POINTS: • In the last 40 years, the overall survival rate for children’s cancer has increased from 10% to nearly 90% today.
• 60% of children who survive cancer suffer devastating late effects such as secondary cancers, muscular difficulties, and infertility..
• About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime..
• The American Society for Reproductive Medicine reports a 30% increase in surrogate births between 2004 and 2006, for a total of 1,059 live births in 2006 (the most recent year for which it could provide data), and gestational surrogacy continues to increase in popularity..
• Women's Fiction comprises at least 40% of adult popular fiction sold in the United States and approximately 60% of adult popular fiction paperbacks. (American Bookseller Association and Book Industry Study Group).
• Smart, well-educated, sophisticated working or stay-at-home moms in their thirties and forties.
• Fans of book club fiction who like thought-provoking page-turners with true-to-life dialogue, heart, and humor.
• The childhood cancer survivorship community (survivors, siblings, parents, friends, spouses, doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, support groups).
• The young breast cancer community (patients, survivors, spouses, friends, siblings, doctors, nurses, social workers, support groups).
• The gestational surrogacy community.
• The Jewish community, particularly the 20-45 age group.
• Fans of Jennifer Weiner, J. Courtney Sullivan, Emma Straub, Jodi Picoult, Curtis Sittenfeld, Kelly Corrigan, and Aidan Donnelley Rowley .

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