Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/22/20)

Welcome to Week 7 + 8 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Debut crime novel meets a Brooklyn family of money launderers meets chaos in Talia’s pick: Brian Selfon’s THE NIGHTWORKERS. Watch her full video here. CLOUD ATLAS meets LIFE AFTER LIFE meets HOUSE OF LEAVES in […]

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Day’s YA: THE HENNA WARS

Hi, YA folks! Samantha is back for another Day’s YA Guest Post! THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar9781624149689Available now from Page Street KidsAges 14 and up The Cast:Nishat + Priti = Sisters + BFFs having the best summer, until… Flávia = Nishat’s childhood friend / newfound crush transfers to Nishat’s school Chyna = Nishat’s sworn […]

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YA Spotlight: THE BONE THIEF (5/22/20)

This YA spotlight takes us on a spine-tingling journey with the finale to THE BONE CHARMER duology. In Ivory Hall, Saskia is determined to stop Latham from gaining the power of the past, present, and future. A thirst for revenge, a search across Kastelia, and stolen bones, this fantasy-thriller is exactly the conclusion we needed. THE BONE THIEF by Breeana […]

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NYPL YA Book Buzz Recap (5/22)

Thank you all for joining us at today’s virtual book buzz with the NYPL. If we couldn’t “see” you there, or you’re craving another look, here are all of the YA titles presented: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust | 9781250196149 | 7/7/20 MAYHEM by Estelle Laure | 9781250297938 | 7/14/20 THE MALL by Melissa […]

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Teens’ Top Ten 2020 Nominees

YALSA announced the nominees for the 2020 Teens’ Top Ten list, and we’re thrilled to have three titles nominated! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the […]

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Book Buzz From Home: YA

Hello friends! Today our Book Buzz From Home series continues with YA! Enjoy! YA TITLES INCLUDED IN THIS PRESENTATION: LOBIZONA by Romina Garber | 9781250239129 | 8/4/20COURT OF LIONS by Somaiya Daud | 9781250126450 | 8/4/20WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles | 9781250204356 | 8/25/20THE INSOMNIACS by Marit Weisenberg | 9781250257352 | 9/1/20FABLE by Adrienne […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/8/20)

Welcome to Week 6 of Mac Lib From Home, our new fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This week, werewolves are BACK in Emily’s #YALit pick, Romina Garber’s LOBIZONA. Watch her full video here. And Samantha’s coming at us with a nonfiction #MacLibFromHome pick this week: Kerri Arsenault’s memoir of the environmental and […]

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