2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Check out these stellar titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! FABLE by Adrienne YoungGIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa BashardoustLOBIZONA by Romina GarberTWEET CUTE by Emma LordTHE HENNA WARS by Adiba JaigirdarTHE LIFE AND MEDIEVAL TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY by Jamie Pacton The purpose of this annual list is to provide […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Day’s YA: PERFECT ON PAPER

Another charming YA rom-com from the author of the “addicting coming-of-age gay romance,”* ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales9781250769787Available March 9, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Darcy Phillips has a secret. Well . . . a couple of them.1. She’s the one running Locker 89—an anonymous relationship […]

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2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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Day’s YA: AMELIA UNABRIDGED

“There’s nothing in the world a good book can’t cure.” AMELIA UNABRIDGED by Ashley Schumacher9781250253026Available from Wednesday Books on February 16, 2021Ages 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss & NetGalley Download coloring sheet here After Amelia’s family fell apart, Jenna was there to save her, and the two girls became inseparable. The kind of inseparable where it’s expected […]

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2021 Texas Tayshas List

We’re thrilled to have seven Macmillan titles on the 2021 Texas Tayshas Reading List! The Tayshas Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The purpose of the list is to encourage students in grades 9-12 to explore a variety of current books […]

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YALSA Symposium Book Buzz

If you missed the YALSA Symposium this past weekend and want a peek at the titles we featured during the Book Buzz, fear not! You can watch the video and see a list of titles below! Click here to download the slides. WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha […]

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NYPL YA Book Buzz Recap (10/28/20)

In case you missed today’s NYPL YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! Click here to download the slides. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord | 9781250237309 | 1/5/21 | ages 12 to 18 TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert | 9781250302724 | […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/19/20)

This week’s Happy Half Hour features a coming-of-age story of a boy whose life turns upside down, a YA story of sisterhood, a charming novel about second chances, and a psychological thriller with a true crime podcast. THE OTHER MOTHER by Matthew Dicks | 9781250103468 | 1/12/21YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord | 9781250237309 […]

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Day’s YA: YOU HAVE A MATCH

Happy Friday, y’all! From the beloved author of TWEET CUTE comes the perfect read for fans of The Parent Trap. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord9781250237309Available January 5, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 – 18E-Galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Sisters Abby and Savannah are polar opposites. Abby knows almost nothing about social media; […]

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