The Debut Review: Get to Know Paige Crutcher (7/13/21)

Paige Crutcher’s enchanting debut, THE ORPHAN WITCH, is all about the sisterhood of magic, discovering the true meaning of home, and learning who you really are.  Persephone May has been alone her whole life–abandoned as an infant and marked by a haunting curse. Wherever she goes the weather changes, inanimate objects start to move, and […]

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YA Spotlight (5/3/21)

This YA spotlight features a sweeping debut that takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and the chance to fall in love with Jessica Darling’s hilarious voice all over again. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield 2 starred reviews! “The one thing 18-year-old Tilla knows to be true is that, when it comes to her father, […]

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2021 YA Starred Reviews Round-Up (so far)

These YA reads are all pretty stellar, but don’t just take our word for it—check out what Booklist, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have to say in their starred reviews! TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert “Albert’s rich and tightly focused collection forms the core of the mythology created in her […]

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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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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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The Macmillan Family Librarian Preview Recap (3/31/21)

In case you missed the first-ever Macmillan Family Librarian Preview, or just want a refresher, check out all the exciting adult and YA titles we presented. Click here for a list of all the titles presented from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Tor/Forge, and Macmillan Adult Library Marketing. Adult APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | […]

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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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The Debut Review (3/10/21)

This Debut Review features three titles from unique and transporting new voices, including a modern and feminist retelling of a Greek mythology favorite, a look behind the lens of an obsessive photographer, and a stunning YA story about finding yourself in unexpected ways. ARIADNE by Jennifer Saint We can’t get enough of smart, feminist retellings […]

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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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Happy Half Hour (2/22/21)

For this Happy Half Hour, we are toasting to teenage triplets in a tiny town, the truth and lies behind a girl’s multiple personality disorder, a delightful trip to Paris, and a sweeping debut about a girl coming to terms with her family. ONE TWO THREE by Laurie Frankel | 9781250236777 | 6/8/21THE PERFECT DAUGHTER […]

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