Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/12/21)

In this Happy Half Hour we discuss a transporting thriller that takes a British novelist to Venice, a witty and historical story about a suspected witch, a heartwarming novel about humans and their dogs, and a sister story about second chances and finding yourself. PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan | 9781250788429 | 6/1/21 […]

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Day’s YA: COOL FOR THE SUMMER

“Witty, wise, and disarmingly tender. I am hopelessly devoted to this summer dream of a book.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler9781250765826Available May 11, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Lara is starting her senior […]

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Fall 2021 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Fall 2021! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 9781250822956 | 8/31/21BRIGHT RUINED THINGS by Samantha Cohoe | 9781250768841 | 10/26/21I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin | 9781250239570 | 10/12/21IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich […]

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TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00PM CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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YA Spotlight (4/5/21)

This YA spotlight features the startling conclusion to a beloved trilogy, and the trade paperback edition of a story about second chances and discovering yourself. BLESSED MONSTERS by Emily A. Duncan The much-awaited conclusion to Emily A. Duncan’s New York Times bestselling trilogy about a girl, a monster, a prince, and a queen who broke […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/5/21)

This Happy Half Hour we are discussing a spellbinding psychological suspense that weaves together Greek mythology and murder, a time-traveling romantic comedy set in the NYC subway, a supernatural thriller about female power, and a queer YA Thelma & Louise. THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/15/21ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston | […]

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YA Spotlight (3/30/21)

This YA Spotlight is Stranger Things meets THE HAZEL WOOD: a paranormal thriller where three mysterious doors in a high school basement hold the key to unlocking a mystery. DOWN WORLD by Rebecca Phelps Rebecca Phelps’s debut is a coming-of-age sci-fi thriller about Mariana, the new kid in school. She is still reeling from the […]

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Matchmaking with Mac Lib Booklist Webinar Recap (3/26/21)

In case you missed the matchmaking fun, or want a refresher of all the amazing recommendations from today’s Booklist webinar, check out all the titles we presented here and the archived presentation here. ADULT THE SECRET BRIDESMAID by Katy Birchall | 5/4/2021 | 9781250795793ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston | 6/1/2021 | 9781250244499THE DATING DARE […]

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Day’s YA: FORESTBORN

TO BE BORN OF THE FOREST IS A GIFT AND A CURSE. FORESTBORN by Elayne Audrey Becker9781250752161Available August 31, 2021 from Tor TeenE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13 to 18 Rora is a shapeshifter. As all magical beings born in the wilderness, she is feared. But the King sees something in Rora, and she […]

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