YA Spotlight (11/8/21)

This YA Spotlight is on a heartfelt and hopeful debut about love, loss, and what it means to say goodbye. YOU’VE REACHED SAM by Dustin Thao Julie has her future all planned out with her boyfriend, Sam. They’ll move out of their small town, attend college in the same city, and spend a summer in […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/17/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Two women at midlife rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other—in Asali Solomon’s tender, surprising novel THE DAYS OF AFREKETE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Discover twist after twist, an unspeakable secret, and the most mind-blowing reveal ever in Catriona Ward’s gripping […]

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The Debut Review: 20 Questions With Dustin Thao (9/1/21)

For this Debut Review, we’re chatting with YA author Dustin Thao as he answers 20 questions about himself and his heartfelt debut, YOU’VE REACHED SAM. Before we hear from Dustin, let’s dive into YOU’VE REACHED SAM. This emotionally charged love story asks, what would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Filled […]

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Booklist Fall YA Announcements Webinar Recap (7/20/21)

In case you missed the YA titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Announcements Webinar, check out what all the excitement was about! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 8/31/2021 | 9781250822956 | ages 13-18WILD TONGUES CAN’T BE TAMED: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora by Saraciea Fennell | 9/14/2021 | […]

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Sacramento Library Book Buzz Recap (6/30/21)

Take a peek at all the exciting titles we presented in today’s Sacramento Library Book Buzz. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21 THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | […]

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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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Fall 2021 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Fall 2021! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 9781250822956 | 8/31/21BRIGHT RUINED THINGS by Samantha Cohoe | 9781250768841 | 10/26/21I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin | 9781250239570 | 10/12/21IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich […]

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CLA YA Book Buzz Recap (2/24/21)

In case you missed today’s CLA YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21 | Ages 13-18COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21 | Ages 14-18TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean | 9781250766601 […]

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