2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Check out these stellar titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! FABLE by Adrienne YoungGIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa BashardoustLOBIZONA by Romina GarberTWEET CUTE by Emma LordTHE HENNA WARS by Adiba JaigirdarTHE LIFE AND MEDIEVAL TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY by Jamie Pacton The purpose of this annual list is to provide […]

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Day’s YA: VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH

Hello readers! VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH is the start of a new YA Sci-Fi trilogy from international bestselling author of ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY and THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT, Charlie Jane Anders.  VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH by Charlie Jane Anders9781250317315Available April 13, 2021 from Tor TeenAges 13-18Request an E-galley […]

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Day’s YA: PERFECT ON PAPER

Another charming YA rom-com from the author of the “addicting coming-of-age gay romance,”* ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales9781250769787Available March 9, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Darcy Phillips has a secret. Well . . . a couple of them.1. She’s the one running Locker 89—an anonymous relationship […]

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2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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2021 William C. Morris Finalists

We’re thrilled to share that two Macmillan titles are finalists for the 2021 William C. Morris Debut Award! IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodDevastating acne during her adolescence left Natalie with low self-esteem. Now, as if the news of her parents’ divorce isn’t enough, Natalie feels like a third wheel with her […]

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Twenty Questions w/ Courtney Summers

It’s Day 3 of our Day’s YA Extravaganza, and today we’re joined by bestselling author, Courtney Summers, as she answers all of our burning questions (well, 20 of them..). Courtney’s next book, THE PROJECT, publishes February 2, 2021. 1. Hi! How are you doing?Hello! I am holding on for dear life, like I think we […]

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Day’s YA: DOWN COMES THE NIGHT (Librarian Guest Post)

It’s Day #2 of our week-long celebration & a special guest is here to share a gorgeous, wintry YA fantasy! This latest Day’s YA installment comes to you from Nathalie DeFelice, Children’s Librarian at Springdale Library. DOWN COMES THE NIGHT by Allison Saft9781250623638Available on March 2, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss […]

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Twenty Questions w/ Emily Day

It’s Day #1 of our week-long celebration for Day’s YA’s 3rd birthday, and we’re kicking things off with a round of 20 Questions with Library Marketing Coordinator & YA Specialist (and founder of Day’s YA), Emily Day! Questions were submitted by the other members of the Library Marketing team. 1. How did you know that […]

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Day’s YA: AMELIA UNABRIDGED

“There’s nothing in the world a good book can’t cure.” AMELIA UNABRIDGED by Ashley Schumacher9781250253026Available from Wednesday Books on February 16, 2021Ages 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss & NetGalley Download coloring sheet here After Amelia’s family fell apart, Jenna was there to save her, and the two girls became inseparable. The kind of inseparable where it’s expected […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an up close look at some of our planet’s most exotic creatures, a collection of powerful stories of refugees who have found new lives in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, and a historical fantasy about labor actions like you’ve never seen before. WORLD WILD VET: Encounters in the […]

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