Kids for Sale: True Confessions of The Talent Scout


"A must read! I've worked with Susie for years and she knows her stuff! When it comes to finding talent, she is always right."
~Irene Dreayer, Executive Producer, The Suite Life on Deck

"Susie's book, Kids for Sale, is accessible, engaging and incredibly informative—just like Susie! A great read for aspiring actors and their handlers in that rough, tumble, but exciting world of entertainment"
~Kathy Garver, Child Star of “Family Affair”

"Anyone who has ever dreamed about becoming a child star, or turning their kid into one, must read Susie Mains' book, Kids for Sale, before heading to Hollywood! Susie is a rare breed — a Talent Scout with heart, wisdom and honesty, who opens her diary to share the good, the bad and the ugly stories of kids, their parents and their dreams. The more families read this book, the less likely they will be to end up on my couch!"
~Carole Lieberman, M.D., Beverly Hills Media Psychiatrist, host of "Dr. Carole's Couch" and bestselling author

Kids for Sale is a snapshot of Susie Mains life as a top talent agent in Hollywood. She reveals her secrets to parents about how to make their kid a star and do it right and avoid the pitfalls and tragedies that befall many child actors. Susie is the owner of Trilogy Talent which is acclaimed and respected as being one of the best talent management companies in the entertainment industry. Known for their selective and celebrated client list, Trilogy's unparalleled experience, expertise and contacts has resulted in their clients being part of many successful television and film projects.