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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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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Day’s YA: EACH OF US A DESERT

Happy Friday, YA folks! Our pal from Tor, the one and only Anthony Parisi, stopped by to write a Day’s YA guest post, and he’s got a stunning YA fantasy to share with you. EACH OF US A DESERT by Mark Oshiro9781250169211Available September 15, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 to 18Available to download as an […]

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Day’s YA: THE INSOMNIACS

Hey, YA pals! Can’t sleep? Have I got just the book for you! THE INSOMNIACS by Marit Weisenberg9781250257352Available September 1, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 13 to 18 Enter: Ingrid Roth Ingrid, a 17-year-old nationally ranked high diver, miscalculates a dive and hits her head on the board, suffering a concussion, memory loss, and insomnia. Ingrid’s […]

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Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

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Day’s YA: THE HENNA WARS

Hi, YA folks! Samantha is back for another Day’s YA Guest Post! THE HENNA WARS by Adiba Jaigirdar9781624149689Available now from Page Street KidsAges 14 and up The Cast:Nishat + Priti = Sisters + BFFs having the best summer, until… Flávia = Nishat’s childhood friend / newfound crush transfers to Nishat’s school Chyna = Nishat’s sworn […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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Day’s YA: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN

TGIF, YA pals! A beautiful and magical escapist read… GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Available July 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss Soraya lives in a massive castle and spends her days wandering through hidden tunnels and tending to her rose garden. It may sound ideal, […]

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Day’s YA: THE MALL

Samantha is back with another Day’s YA guest post, and this time she’s coming at ya with a nostalgic ode to the 90s! THE MALL by Megan McCafferty9781250209955Available July 28, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss Got Mono? Check.Fired from your dream job? Check.Parents splitting up? Check. […]

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Day’s YA: MORE THAN MAYBE

Happy Friday, YA pals! If you loved rooting for Annie and Clay in Erin Hahn’s debut, YOU’D BE MINE, then you’re going to absolutely adore Vada and Luke, who have both managed to fall for each other without the other one knowing. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn9781250231642Available July 21, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 […]

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