Teen Talk Tuesday (4/18/17 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (4/18/17 Edition)

Hey hey, teen librarians! Once again we must miss #ewgcya today since we’re in San Antonio spreading the YA love at TxLA, but we didn’t want you to miss out on some news and our great new books this month. Meredith Russo’s IF I WAS YOUR GIRL is a 2017 YALSA Teens Top Ten nominee […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (9/20/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (9/20/16 Edition)

It’s a big month for new teen titles! Check out our new YA & YA-OK releases then tune in to Early Word YA Galley Chat later today at 4pm EST (hashtag: #ewgcya), and tell us about the YA books you’ve been reading: THE ARAB OF THE FUTURE 2: A Childhood in the Middle East, 1984-1985: […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (8/16/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (8/16/16 Edition)

Lovely YA Librarians, we can’t wait to hear what you’ve been reading later today during Early Word YA Galley Chat (starts at 4pm EST, hashtag: #ewgcya), but first let us tell you about this month’s new teen and YA-OK adult titles: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach An August 2016 Indie Next […]

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Booklist Fall 2016 YA webinar

Booklist Fall 2016 YA webinar

Today Talia highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist‘s YA Announcements: Fall 2016 webinar. For those who weren’t able to listen in, here are the boss lady’s top picks, including many diverse books (#wndb): Fantasy/Science Fiction/Paranormal/Fairy Tales MOON CHOSEN: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber (A BEA 2016 YA […]

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Come one, come all to Books for Teens 2017!

Come one, come all to Books for Teens 2017!

Lucky for you, we’ve created not one, but TWO posters of our favorite teen reads for 2017! Download and print your copies (11×17 tabloid size) of BFT poster 1 & BFT poster 2. Then, make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys, including many of the titles mentioned below. […]

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Teen Talk Thursday (4/21/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Thursday (4/21/16 Edition)

Did you see the amazing Maximum Shelf Awareness this week for IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo? Click here to read the inspiring interview with Russo and read the full Max Shelf review, which said, “On the slowly expanding bookshelves of transgender young adult titles, Russo’s affecting novel is poised to join previous […]

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RT Book Reviews 2015 Reviewer’s Choice Award Winners

RT Book Reviews 2015 Reviewer’s Choice Award Winners

Romantic Times Book Reviews honored two Macmillan authors with career achievement awards and three titles won 2015 RT Reviewer’s Choice Awards! Career Achievement – Historical Mystery Rhys Bowen (Molly Murphy series) Career Achievement – Young Adult R.L. Stine (Fear Street series) Best Historical Mystery JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN by Elsa Hart Best First Mystery THE UNQUIET […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (3/15/16)

Teen Talk Tuesday (3/15/16)

Lovely librarians, we have so much YA goodness for you this month!! First, professional kid-scarer R.L. Stine (Fear Street series) has won two awards: the 2016 Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award AND the 2015 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice and Career Achievement Award in Young Adult! The highly anticipated debut transgender romance IF I WAS […]

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Booklist Spring 2016 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2016 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist‘s YA Announcements: Spring 2016 webinar (twitter hashtag #YASpring16). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here are Anne’s top picks: Highlights from Fall 2015 BREAKAWAY by Kat Spears (A 2016 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee) | ISBN: 9781250065513 | Hardcover […]

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2015 Tri State Children’s/YA Book Buzz Titles

2015 Tri State Children’s/YA Book Buzz Titles

Today is the Tri-State Children’s/YA Book Buzz! Anne presented her favorite books for teens including new titles from David Levithan, Stephanie Perkins and two debuts from Flatiron Books! Best of all? Ali Fisher co-presented and their babies Daniel and Jackson (OK, he’s a fur baby, but he’s still a baby!) kept things moving along. BLANKETS […]

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