Banned Books Week 2021

Happy Banned Books Week! This year’s theme is Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us, emphasizing the importance of how books reach across boundaries and build connections, whereas censorship creates barriers. Check out some resources to help make this Banned Books Week the most powerful it can be. Here are some Free Downloads, Display Ideas, and […]

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Day’s YA: THE DEAD AND THE DARK

“A riveting, spooky, and expertly-crafted debut from a talented new voice in YA fiction.” —Courtney Summers, bestselling author THE DEAD AND THE DARK by Courtney Gould9781250762016Available August 3, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Logan is no stranger to paranormal activity—her dads are the stars of ParaSpectors, a popular ghost-hunting television […]

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Day’s YA: TROUBLE GIRLS

“A wild getaway, full of grit and glitter, joy and heartache, devastation, and empowerment.” —Emma Lord, author of TWEET CUTE TROUBLE GIRLS by Julia Lynn Rubin9781250757241Available June 1, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14-18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley TW: sexual assault A quiet lake getaway turns into an epic and dangerous road trip for teens Trixie […]

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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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YA Spotlight (2/2/21)

This YA spotlight covers a range of genres with everything from fantasy and thriller to vampires and coming-of-age stories. THE PROJECT by Courtney Summers 3 starred reviews! “Summers follows up her smash hit SADIE (2018) with a deeply disconcerting investigative thriller that seems unassuming but worms under the skin and into the mind. Bit by […]

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Day’s YA: THE LAST SECRET YOU’LL EVER KEEP

The first lie you’ll ever tell, the last secret you’ll ever keep. THE LAST SECRET YOU’LL EVER KEEP by Laurie Faria Stolarz 9781250303738Available from Wednesday Books on March 16, 2021Ages 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss & NetGalley Terra was missing for four days—trapped in a well, scratching the walls to get out, and savoring every drop of rain […]

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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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Winter 2021 Events with MacLib!

Register now for our winter wonderland of virtual events! Join us for a book buzz like you’ve never seen before. Adult titles. YA titles. Pictionary? Family Feud? Corgi butts? Charades? Complete mayhem?! Tune in to find out. Featuring television, stage, and screen actor + singer-songwriter, screenwriter, and director + New York Times bestselling author of […]

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3 Stars for THE PROJECT

Courtney Summers’ latest novel, THE PROJECT, has received three starred reviews! “A gripping, flawless psychological thriller ready to leave readers shattered.” —School Library Journal, starred review “Summers follows up her smash hit SADIE with a deeply disconcerting investigative thriller that seems unassuming but worms under the skin and into the mind.” —Booklist, starred review “The […]

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YALSA Symposium Book Buzz

If you missed the YALSA Symposium this past weekend and want a peek at the titles we featured during the Book Buzz, fear not! You can watch the video and see a list of titles below! Click here to download the slides. WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha […]

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