Books for Teens 2022

Read on to see all that 2022 has in store, including swoony romances, enchanting fantasies, intriguing mysteries, and much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) for all book-related news, on Instagram (@Macmillan_Lib) for pretty pictures of books, and read our candid “Day’s YA” reviews of upcoming and backlist YA titles. Click here to view the […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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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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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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Day’s YA: COOL FOR THE SUMMER

“Witty, wise, and disarmingly tender. I am hopelessly devoted to this summer dream of a book.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler9781250765826Available May 11, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Lara is starting her senior […]

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TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00pm CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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The Macmillan Family Librarian Preview Recap (3/31/21)

In case you missed the first-ever Macmillan Family Librarian Preview, or just want a refresher, check out all the exciting adult and YA titles we presented. Click here for a list of all the titles presented from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Tor/Forge, and Macmillan Adult Library Marketing. Adult APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/22/21)

This Happy Half Hour, we are talking about a story that is too good not to steal, a photographer editing herself into a perfect family, a YA love story of self-discovery, and an ode to the dazzling life of the world’s first feminist. THE PLOT by Jean Hanff Korelitz | 9781250790767 |5/11/21 THE PHOTOGRAPHER by […]

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YA Spotlight (3/15/21)

The YA edition of the most acclaimed written history of hip-hop + a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classics + the closing to a fantasy duology + a thrilling novel about a girl’s search for answers = this YA spotlight. CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP (YA Edition): A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave Cook 2 […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (3/4/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Ashley C. Ford shares a poignant coming-of-age memoir of growing up a poor Black girl and battling her body and her environment in SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER. Watch Talia’s full video here. An MFA professor receives international acclaim—followed by mysterious threatening messages—after […]

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