Stars for LOBIZONA

Romina Garber’s Argentine folklore-inspired fantasy, LOBIZONA, has two starred reviews! “Garber uses her own experience as an Argentine immigrant, as well as classic literature that Manu enjoys, to add richness and authenticity to the story and prose. Dialogue is related in Spanish—immediately translated into English via italics—which brings Manu and the other characters to vivid […]

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SLJTeen Live!: Romina Garber

SLJTeen Live! is going virtual! August 5, 2020Register here Be sure to stop by our booth and check out the “Reclaiming the American Experience” panel, featuring Romina Garber! 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST | Reclaiming the American ExperienceThere is no singular American story, but rather a multitude of unique identities and experiences. These authors […]

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TLA 2020: Summer of Learning

TLA’s Summer of Learning is live! Click here to register, and see below for our events during the program. Macmillan Book BuzzMacmillan library marketing teams share upcoming titles, including books for all age groups and genres. Katherine Center Speaks on Reading for JoyKatherine Center, New York Times best-selling author of HOW TO WALK AWAY and […]

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YA Spotlight (7/13/20)

This week’s pub day party celebrates the supernatural feminist novel set in a slightly different 1987 than we may remember with magic, an irreversible destiny, and saying when enough is enough. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure Mayhem Brayburn has always known there was something off about her and her mother, Roxy. Maybe it has to do […]

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Day’s YA: EACH OF US A DESERT

Happy Friday, YA folks! Our pal from Tor, the one and only Anthony Parisi, stopped by to write a Day’s YA guest post, and he’s got a stunning YA fantasy to share with you. EACH OF US A DESERT by Mark Oshiro9781250169211Available September 15, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 to 18Available to download as an […]

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YA Spotlight (7/6/20)

This week we celebrate the #bookbday of a feminist fairytale about a princess with a poisonous touch, and a return to the magical world of the Trylle. GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust (GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS, 2017) draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian […]

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Sign Up Now: Booklist Fall YA Announcements Webinar

Calling all YA librarians! Tune in to hear us share the latest and greatest forthcoming releases for teen readers at Booklist‘s Fall YA Announcements Webinar on Tuesday, July 21 at 2:00pm EST. Click here to register! See you there! […]

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Day’s YA: THE INSOMNIACS

Hey, YA pals! Can’t sleep? Have I got just the book for you! THE INSOMNIACS by Marit Weisenberg9781250257352Available September 1, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 13 to 18 Enter: Ingrid Roth Ingrid, a 17-year-old nationally ranked high diver, miscalculates a dive and hits her head on the board, suffering a concussion, memory loss, and insomnia. Ingrid’s […]

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Amazon’s Best YA Books of 2020 (so far)

Amazon has named their Best YA Books of 2020 (so far) and we’ve got three amazing YA titles on the list! TWEET CUTE by Emma Lord9781250237323Ages 12 – 18 THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert9781250246073Ages 12 – 18 CRAVE by Tracy Wolff9781640638952Ages 14 – 18 View the full list here. […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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