Day’s YA – FLIGHT SEASON

Hi friends! Happy end of summer! This delightful and summery (but also heartbreaking) novel is the perfect book to wrap up these last few days of August. FLIGHT SEASON by Marie Marquardt 9781250107015 Available now from Wednesday Books Ages 13 to 19 FLIGHT SEASON follows Vivi, a Yale student grappling with her father’s death; TJ, […]

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Teen Talk (8/21/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (8/21/2018 Edition)

Hey, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA and YA-OK 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! MIRAGE by Somaiya Daud 9781250126429 Ages 13 to 18 Also available in audio TWO STARRED REVIEWS! Star Wars meets […]

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Day’s YA – UNSTOPPABLE MOSES

Hello, YA librarians!  Welcome to the 20th edition of Day’s YA!! (20?! Holy guacamole!) If you’d like to go back and read past reviews (like THE HAZEL WOOD, SKY IN THE DEEP, HOW I RESIST, or LEGENDARY), check out the archives here or at the bottom of this post. Otherwise, let’s get right to it! UNSTOPPABLE […]

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Day’s YA – I DO NOT TRUST YOU

Hey, YA librarians!  Today’s YA pick has you visiting far-off places all from the comfort of your own home. But don’t forget to buckle your seat belt! I DO NOT TRUST YOU by Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz 9781250052308 Available September 11, 2018 from Wednesday Books Ages 12 to 18 Memphis (known as “M”) […]

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Teen Talk (7/16/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (7/16/2018 Edition)

Happy Monday, YA Librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA and YA-OK 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! I’M NOT MISSING by Carrie Fountain 9781250132512 Ages 13 to 18 When […]

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Day’s YA – SADIE

Helloooooo, YA librarians! Holy. Moly. This. Freaking. Book. I’m not even going to waste time with a witty introduction because I’m just SO EXCITED to talk to you about SADIE. But before I begin, just know that you will not be able to put this book down. So carve out an afternoon, get comfy, and […]

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Stars for SADIE!

Stars for SADIE!

We’re so excited that Courtney Summers’ gripping YA thriller, SADIE, has received four starred reviews! “Summers’ novel is filled with her trademark biting commentary on sexual assault and the mistreatment of girls and women at the hands of predatory men . . . her hunt for Mattie’s killer is captivating, and Summers excels at slowly […]

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Stars for MIRAGE

Stars for MIRAGE

We’re thrilled that Somaiya Daud’s YA sci-fi/fantasy debut, MIRAGE,  has received two starred reviews! “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 both individuals and cultures as a whole. […]

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Day’s YA – MIRAGE

Hello, YA librarians! Whew! We’re back from ALA Annual and, with that, our 2018 conference season comes to a close! The past few months have been such a fun and wild ride, and we certainly ended on a high note. Speaking of ALA, some of you may have picked up this magical YA debut. If […]

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Day’s YA – LEGENDARY

Happy Friday, YA librarians!  We’re ending this week with a *legendary* book recommendation! [insert How I Met Your Mother pun here] LEGENDARY by Stephanie Garber 9781250095312 Available now from Flatiron Books Also available in audio Ages 13 to 18 You all know how much I loved CARAVAL, with its magical circus and evil mastermind, and now […]

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