Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Teen

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Teen

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Teen lists which include 3 Macmillan titles: WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger Best Teen Fantasy of 2016 WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Best Teen Books of 2016 with Unforgettable […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2016 “Best of the Best Books”

Chicago Public Library’s 2016 “Best of the Best Books”

We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s “Best of the Best Books 2016” list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD by Alexander Weinstein GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by […]

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2017 Texas Tayshas List

2017 Texas Tayshas List

We’re proud to have three Young Adult novels on the 2017 Texas Tayshas Reading List! IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS by Anna-Marie McLemore The Tayshas Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]

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Whatcha (e-) Reading?

Whatcha (e-) Reading?

Here are the most popular e-galleys librarians have recently downloaded from Edelweiss* (maybe we’ll see some of them on a LibraryReads list soon!): Mystery: A MOST NOVEL REVENGE by Ashley Weaver A TERRIBLE BEAUTY by Tasha Alexander GLOW OF DEATH by Jane K. Cleland NORMAL by Warren Ellis SAY NO MORE by Hank Phillippi Ryan STONE […]

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Happy #BookBday (10/4/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (10/4/16 Edition)

We’ve got awards & acclaim for today’s #BookBday titles: WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and three starred reviews! From Morris Award finalist Anna-Marie McLemore comes a second stunning novel tinged with magic, about a girl with roses that grow from her […]

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NYPL F16 Romance Book Buzz

NYPL F16 Romance Book Buzz

This morning Anne presented her favorite new and upcoming romance novels at a New York Public Library Romance Book Buzz. While she only discussed the titles listed below in detail, there’s a full Edelweiss collection of 350+ red-hot reads spanning contemporary/paranormal/historical romance to sizzling hot erotica, New Adult, and books OK for YA! Want more? […]

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Anna-Marie McLemore on sharing #allourlight

Anna-Marie McLemore on sharing #allourlight

We cannot wait for the world to read Anna-Marie McLemore’s amazing second book, WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS. It’s been longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (SQUEE!!!) and has received three outstanding starred reviews. When Anna-Marie thought of who to dedicate her second book to, she thought not of a person but […]

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2016 National Book Awards Longlist

2016 National Book Awards Longlist

We’ve got five nominees on the 2016 National Book Awards longlist! 2016 National Book Awards Longlist for Young People’s Literature WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Poetry BESTIARY by Donika Kelly LOOK by Solmaz Sharif BLACKACRE by Monica Youn Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell The finalists will be announced on […]

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Stars for WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

Stars for WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS

Last year Anna-Marie McLemore broke out on the literary YA scene with her debut novel, THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS, which was a finalist for the 2016 YALSA William C. Morris Award. Now McLemore is back with WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS, a second stunning novel tinged with magic, about a girl with roses that grow from […]

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