Happy Half Hour (7/25/22)

In this Happy Half Hour, we have the highly anticipated sequel to a #1 New York Times bestselling fantasy, a timely debut about a woman living in the woods, a twisty story of a girl navigating a deadly power structure, and a historical true crime set in Jazz Age Chicago. THE BALLAD OF NEVER AFTER […]

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SLJTeen Live! 2022 Welcome Book Buzz

SLJTeen Live! 2022 Welcome Book Buzz

Thank you for stopping by our School Library Journal Teen Live virtual booth! Here’s more information about all the titles we talked about in our booth’s welcome video: ALL OF OUR DEMISE by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman | 9781250789341 | 8/30/22 The epic conclusion to the blockbuster All of Us Villains duology that’s The Hunger Games with magic. […]

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SLJ Day of Dialog 2022 Welcome Book Buzz

Thank you for stopping by our School Library Journal 2022 Day of Dialog virtual booth! Here’s more information about all the titles we talked about in our booth’s welcome video: THREE KISSES, ONE MIDNIGHT by Roshani Chokshi, Sandhya Menon, and Evelyn Skye | 9781250797230 | 8/30/22 In the tradition of LET IT SNOW, THREE KISSES, ONE MIDNIGHT […]

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Day’s YA: PRIMAL ANIMALS

PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin 97812507572965/24/22Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 Protect the girls Arlee Gold is ready for a fresh start. After her father left and her grades started slipping, she and her mother have had a tough year. So when Arlee’s mom, Sam, signs her up to spend the summer at the college prep Camp Rockaway—the […]

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Day’s YA: ALL THE BEST LIARS

ALL THE BEST LIARS by Amelia Kahaney97812503127094/5/22Flatiron BooksAges 14-18 Syd, Brie, and Rain were inseparable. Spending sunkissed summer days running around and nights in each other’s homes, they lived through the strong intensity that first friendship brings. But when Brie’s life changes and she moves from the wrong side of the tracks where Syd and […]

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Day’s YA: DAUGHTER

DAUGHTER by Kate McLaughlin97812508174403/8/21Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Scarlet has spent her whole life living with her overprotective mother who she loves, but also resents for keeping her from having a normal teenage life. She’s not allowed to date, have sleepovers, or go to parties. But when an FBI agent shows […]

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Day’s YA: THIS GOLDEN STATE

THIS GOLDEN STATE by Marit Weisenberg97812507862723/1/22Flatiron BooksAges 12-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Poppy Winslow and her family have spent the past eighteen years running away. From what? She has no idea. She doesn’t even know her parents’ real identities. But she does know one thing for sure—their lives will never be the same […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2021 — YA

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best YA Books of 2021! Best YA Fiction of 2021 TONIGHT WE RULE THE WORLD by Zack Smedley Best YA Fantasy and SF of 2021 THE SISTERS OF RECKONING by Charlotte Nicole Davis ALL OF US VILLAINS by Christine Lynn Herman and Amanda Foody WHEN NIGHT BREAKS by Janella Angeles […]

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2022 Texas Tayshas List

We’re thrilled to have six titles on the 2022 Texas Tayshas Reading List! AMELIA UNABRIDGED by Ashley Schumacher (in the Top 10!)THE PROJECT by Courtney SummersTHE PRINCESS WILL SAVE YOU by Sarah HenningYOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma LordBLAZEWRATH GAMES by Amparo OrtizMALICE by Pintip Dunn The Tayshas Reading List is a recommended reading list […]

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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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