SADIE wins an Edgar!

SADIE wins an Edgar!

We’re over the moon! Mystery Writers of America announced their Edgar Awards last night and SADIE by Courtney Summers is the 2019 winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult! The Edgar Awards honor the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television. […]

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Our 2019 YALSA Award Winners!

Our 2019 YALSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for ALA / YALSA’s various reading lists this year! 2019 Best Fiction for Young AdultsTHE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa AlbertSADIE by Courtney SummersMIRAGE by Somaiya DaudSKY IN THE DEEP by Adrienne YoungFRANKIE by Shivaun Plozza See the full 2019 BFYA list here 2019 Amelia Bloomer Project […]

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SLJ’s Best Adult Books 4 Teens 2018

SLJ’s Best Adult Books 4 Teens 2018

School Library Journal recently published their annual list of Best Adult Books 4 Teens and four Macmillan titles made the cut! THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah In her follow-up to THE NIGHTINGALE, Hannah highlights, with vivid description, the natural dangers of 1974 Alaska juxtaposed with incongruous domestic violence. CITY OF LIES by Sam Hawke […]

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Teen Talk (11/28/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (11/28/2018 Edition)

Hey, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA titles from the past two months, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! TEEN TRAILBLAZERS: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 […]

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SLJ Best Books of 2018

SLJ Best Books of 2018

School Library Journal just announced their Best Books of 2018 and two of our favorites made the cut! MIRAGE by Somaiya Daud “Readers are thrown right into this incredibly built world with fully developed cultures and characters. Daud expertly uses a sci-fi setting to explore issues within our own society, particularly the effects of colonization on […]

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2018 YA Fantasy Roundup

2018 YA Fantasy Roundup

It’s the perfect time of year to curl up with a magical, twisty, and sometimes-dark tale. If you’re looking for a good one, here are the 2018 YA fantasies from Wednesday Books + Flatiron Books YA: THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert Six starred reviews & a 2019 BFYA nominee! Welcome to THE HAZEL WOOD, Melissa […]

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YA Nonfiction Round-Up

YA Nonfiction Round-Up

Strong girls. Social media. Special ops. Syrian refugees. Our Fall 2018 YA nonfiction is spectacular! TEEN TRAILBLAZERS: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 by Jennifer Calvert, illustrated by Vesna Asanovic Available now from Castle Point Books Ages 12 to 18 “In this superb, concise collection of 30 mini-biographies of little- […]

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Day’s YA – TEEN TRAILBLAZERS

Hey, YA librarians!  There’s been no shortage of amazing women in the news lately—this pick is in honor of them and others all over the world who have inspired change. TEEN TRAILBLAZERS: 30 Fearless Girls Who Changed the World Before They Were 20 by Jennifer Calvert, illustrated by Vesna Asanovic 9781250200204 Available October 2, 2018 […]

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Teen Talk (9/26/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (9/26/2018 Edition)

Hey, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA titles out this month, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! SADIE by Courtney Summers 9781250105714 Ages 13 to 18 FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! When Sadie’s little […]

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Day’s YA – AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS

TGIF, YA pals! We’ve made it to Friday and I don’t know about you, but I’m planning on spending my weekend working through my towering TBR pile (and inevitably adding to it at the Brooklyn Book Festival). If this title isn’t on your list, it should be! AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS by Bonnie Pipkin Available in hardcover […]

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