The Debut Review (3/10/21)

This Debut Review features three titles from unique and transporting new voices, including a modern and feminist retelling of a Greek mythology favorite, a look behind the lens of an obsessive photographer, and a stunning YA story about finding yourself in unexpected ways. ARIADNE by Jennifer Saint We can’t get enough of smart, feminist retellings […]

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The Debut Review (1/20/21)

This Debut Review features four unique and captivating titles from new voices, including a page-turning psychological suspense, a thriller with a spooky twist, a delightful story filled with a web of lies and wedding gowns, and a breathtaking family novel. All are available for download on Edelweiss now! EVERY LAST FEAR by Alex Finlay | […]

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The Debut Review (12/15/20)

We are looking forward to 2021 and the introduction of some exciting new voices! In this Debut Review, we’re rounding up a few of the March and April debuts that are available for download on Edelweiss now, including a stunning own voices novel taking place in Cuba and Miami, a story about storytelling and the […]

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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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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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Amazon’s Best YA Books of 2020 (so far)

Amazon has named their Best YA Books of 2020 (so far) and we’ve got three amazing YA titles on the list! TWEET CUTE by Emma Lord9781250237323Ages 12 – 18 THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert9781250246073Ages 12 – 18 CRAVE by Tracy Wolff9781640638952Ages 14 – 18 View the full list here. […]

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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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Debut Spotlight (4/10/20)

With genres from literary fiction to fantasy, and authors from Australia to LA, this month’s debut round-up has something for everyone! Check out some of the new faces coming soon. FLYAWAY by Kathleen Jennings “Jennings’s wonderful, slim debut pulls readers into an eerie, enchanting fairy tale set in a trio of Australian towns so tiny […]

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LJ Winter/Spring 2020 Best Debut Novels

Library Journal‘s Best Debuts of Winter/Spring 2020 include these Macmillan titles! THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens, ISBN 9780374117948, on sale nowSHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn, ISBN 9780374272081, on sale nowTHE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow, ISBN 9781250129413, on sale 3/31/20OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore, ISBN 9781250236609, […]

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Day’s YA: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD

Hey, YA pals! For anyone in need of a mid-Winter pick me up… IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood9781250219268Available April 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 to 18Available to download as an e-galley Natalie’s parents are divorcing, her two best friends are in love with each other, she still doesn’t know where […]

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