2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Check out these stellar titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! FABLE by Adrienne YoungGIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa BashardoustLOBIZONA by Romina GarberTWEET CUTE by Emma LordTHE HENNA WARS by Adiba JaigirdarTHE LIFE AND MEDIEVAL TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY by Jamie Pacton The purpose of this annual list is to provide […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (1/15/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! The youngest original Freedom Rider gives a front-row view to one of the most significant events in American Civil Rights history in Charles Person’s BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider. Watch Talia’s full video here. Private investigator […]

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Day’s YA: VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH

Hello readers! VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH is the start of a new YA Sci-Fi trilogy from international bestselling author of ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY and THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, Charlie Jane Anders.  VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH by Charlie Jane Anders9781250317315Available April 13, 2021 from Tor TeenAges 13-18Request an E-galley […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Books About Thinking (1/14/21)

This nonfiction round-up will make you think with an essential and easy-to-follow guide on becoming your own best advocate and a groundbreaking look at the biology and history of the brain. BETTING ON YOU: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career by Laurie Ruettimann “Irreverent, funny, direct. As a former […]

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Memoir Spotlight (1/13/21)

Take a dive into memoirs with the story of three military brothers, an exploration of some of the country’s oldest wounds, a personal search into the ups and downs of youth sports, and an irreverent account about living a big and authentic life. THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their […]

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Author Spotlight: Sarah J. Maas (1/12/21)

Sarah J. Maas has taken the fantasy world by storm with her irresistible and propulsive Throne of Glass series, Crescent City series, and Court of Thorns of Roses series. After the finale of the original Court of Thorns and Roses quartet, the journey turns to a new protagonist to continue this dazzling world with even […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Title Announcement: New Sally Rooney Coming from FSG This Fall

We could not be more excited to announce that FSG will be publishing Sally Rooney’s new novel, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, this Fall! Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over […]

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MacLib at ALA Midwinter Virtual 2021

Join the MacLib team at any of our amazing events this ALA Midwinter, plus we are available to chat throughout the entire conference! Visit our virtual booth! Get resources, chat with us, and enter a Blind Date with a Book giveaway! Watch a book buzz/author panel! ALMA Book BuzzTuesday, January 19, 2021 | 11:30am-1:00pm ESTJoin […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2021 Indie Next List

The February 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/2/21 “Hannah is a consistent best-seller, and this sharply relevant tale of a past catastrophic time will exert a particularly strong magnetic force.”–Booklist, starred review “Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story […]

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