YA Spotlight (3/15/21)

The YA edition of the most acclaimed written history of hip-hop + a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classics + the closing to a fantasy duology + a thrilling novel about a girl’s search for answers = this YA spotlight. CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP (YA Edition): A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave Cook 2 […]

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Day’s YA: HURRICANE SUMMER

“Searingly beautiful, heartfelt, and full of strength, Bromfield is the storm we’ve all been waiting for.” —Tiffany D. Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of GROWN HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield9781250622235Available May 4, 2021 from Wednesday BooksE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13-18 Tilla has spent her life longing to know her father, but it’s […]

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YA Spotlight (3/8/21)

This YA Spotlight features a girl giving anonymous love advice, the trade paperback of a queer Grease retelling, and an unexpected pair dealing with long-buried secrets. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales “A highly inclusive read with many characters identifying as LGBTQ+, this delightful foray into the world of high school relationships is a fantastic […]

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Day’s YA: A CHORUS RISES

A CHORUS RISES by Bethany C. Morrow9781250316035Available on June 1st, 2021 from Tor TeenAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss YA sensation Bethany C. Morrow’s A SONG BELOW WATER created major waves when it splashed onto the SFF scene last year. Set in Portland, Oregon, this contemporary fantasy follows two young […]

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YA Spotlight (3/2/21)

Today we wish a happy Book Birthday to a gothic and romantic debut about two enemies in a mansion with no escape, the third book in a series filled with vampires and betrayal, and the trade paperback edition of the beloved sequel to WICKED SAINTS. DOWN COMES THE NIGHT by Allison Saft An Indie Next […]

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2021 Rise List

The 2021 Rise list has so many fantastic titles, including these two: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodWHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele The Rise list is an an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18. They […]

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CLA YA Book Buzz Recap (2/24/21)

In case you missed today’s CLA YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21 | Ages 13-18COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21 | Ages 14-18TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean | 9781250766601 […]

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Day’s YA: SLINGSHOT

“Just like that, my childhood armor was obliterated, and all it took was my soulmate ramming a butter knife into my heart.” SLINGSHOT by Mercedes Helnwein9781250253002Available April 27, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Gracie has boarding school figured out: avoid friendships, remain standoffish, and hang out alone. Then […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (2/18/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A woman must face difficult truths before she can embrace family and open her heart to finding love in Jennifer Dupee’ heartfelt debut, THE LITTLE FRENCH BRIDAL SHOP. Watch Talia’s full video here. Ariadne takes center stage in an epic […]

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