YA Spotlight (5/31/22)

This YA Spotlight takes us to an ancient city plagued by dragons, to a secret society at an elite summer program, and back to Tokyo for a royal wedding! TOGETHER WE BURN by Isabel Ibañez 2 starred reviews! “This beautifully written romantic fantasy features Spanish-speaking characters as well as a gripping, sexy enemies-to-lovers romance with […]

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Day’s YA: TOKYO DREAMING

TOKYO DREAMING by Emiko Jean97812507666325/31/22Flatiron BooksAges 12-18 E-galley is available on Edelweiss and NetGalley After suddenly learning her father is the Crown Prince of Japan and upending her life to move to Japan and assume her role as a royal, Izumi Tanaka got her happily ever after at the end of TOKYO EVER AFTER, and […]

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Happy Half Hour (2/14/22)

It may be Valentine’s Day, but this Happy Half Hour we’re talking everything from a dark modern fantasy and a debut domestic suspense to a thrilling modern gothic, but don’t worry…we are sneaking in a royal wedding in Japan to feel the love in the air. BOOK OF NIGHT by Holly Black | 9781250812193 | […]

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Booklist Matchmaking Webinar Recap (2/4/22)

We found some perfect matches during today’s Booklist webinar. In case you missed the fun or want another look, check out all the titles we presented below. Click here for an Edelweiss catalog, and here to watch the archived video! Adult ELEKTRA by Jennifer Saint | 9781250773616 | 5/3/22ACTS OF VIOLET by Margarita Montimore | […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YOUNG ADULT titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston | May 3, 2022 | 9781250244451NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | May 3, 2022 | 9781645674665WIND DAUGHTER by Joanna Ruth Meyer | May 17, 2022 | 9781645674368PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | May 24, […]

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SLJ’s Best YA Books of 2021

School Library Journal selected TOKYO EVER AFTER as one of their Best YA Books of 2021! TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean“Vibrant descriptions of Japan and Izumi’s reactions feel cheesy but truly realistic, capturing all of the fear, excitement, and admiration one could have when visiting a country with a different culture than their own. […]

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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 “Day’s YA” reviews of upcoming and backlist YA titles. Click here to view the Edelweiss […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The Washington Post takes on PLACES OF MIND by Timothy Brennan, BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson, and A LONELY MAN by Chris Power Oprah talks about WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?   A conversation with ANNA K’s Jenny Lee and TOKYO […]

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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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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2021

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2021 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks BIG VAPE: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by Jamie DucharmeDOUBLE BLIND by Edward St. AubynTHE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesA MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkMY BEGGING CHART by Keiler RobertsSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction SECOND […]

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