Day’s YA: WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition)

“And for me, too, it started the year I turned twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.” WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World […]

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YA Spotlight (8/3/20)

This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews! “Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a memoir infused with hints of true crime, a sci-fi adventure, a twisty crime thriller, and a sparkling debut fantasy. THE HEART AND OTHER MONSTERS by Rose Andersen97816355751497/7/2020 “Older readers will enjoy Andersen’s honest, straightforward writing, and her portrayal of the relationship between the young sisters.” […]

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Books for Teens 2021

Come one, come all to the Books for Teens 2021 catalog! Read on to see all 2021 has in store, including romances that will make you swoon, fantasies that will take you to faraway lands, thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and so much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) […]

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Day’s YA: THE SILVERED SERPENTS

Hellooooo, YA pals! It’s the middle of summer, but we’re bundling up for a trip to the frozen Siberian tundra! THE SILVERED SERPENTS by Roshani Chokshi9781250144577Available September 22, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley WARNING: Spoilers for THE GILDED WOLVES below!! When Severin and his team were searching for […]

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YA Spotlight (7/20/20)

This week we have an exciting new romance from swoon-worthy author Erin Hahn. Luke and Vada like each other…but neither of them know the feelings are mutual, and they must then decide what it would mean to give love a try. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn “Love blooms between two independent, musically involved teens…A […]

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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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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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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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