YA Spotlight (7/6/20)

This week we celebrate the #bookbday of a feminist fairytale about a princess with a poisonous touch, and a return to the magical world of the Trylle. GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust (GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS, 2017) draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian […]

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Day’s YA: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN

TGIF, YA pals! A beautiful and magical escapist read… GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Available July 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss Soraya lives in a massive castle and spends her days wandering through hidden tunnels and tending to her rose garden. It may sound ideal, […]

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Books for Teens 2020: Something Old, Something New

Welcome to 2020, the year of retellings! From Macbeth to You’ve Got Mail and everywhere in between, we’ve got retellings galore! And that’s not all! Check out all of our 2020 books for teens below for your fill of adventure, revenge, and romance. Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) for all book-related news, on Instagram (@Macmillan_Lib) […]

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Day’s YA – ECHO NORTH

Happy Friday, YA librarians! Spring is around the corner (or so they say…), but the setting in this fairy tale retelling is as frigid as they come. Bundle up! ECHO NORTH by Joanna Ruth Meyer9781624147159Ages 14 And UpAvailable now from Page Street Kids As a child, Echo Alkaev was brutally attacked by a wolf. Her […]

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A “Day’s YA” Sweepstakes!!

A “Day’s YA” Sweepstakes!!

What a year! Emily has been reviewing her favorite YA titles over on Day’s YA for ONE YEAR, and to celebrate, we’re giving away the entire collection of books she’s reviewed to one lucky librarian! To enter, head to our Instagram (@Macmillan_Lib) and find the below photo. (You can also click on the photo below […]

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Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

March is Women’s History Month and today we celebrate International Women’s Day! Get inspired by our 2018 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Book List titles (best feminist books): GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS by Melissa Bashardoust DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming […]

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Day’s YA – GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS

Hello and happy March! We’ve almost made it to spring, but the setting in the book I want to share with you today is as frigid and wintry as they come. You may want to bundle up before reading on! GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS by Melissa Bashardoust 9781250077738 Also available in audio. This […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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New Titles for Teens 9/20/17

New Titles for Teens 9/20/17

I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin “This contemporary coming-of-age story of two friends on opposite shores explores difficult topics in a relatable tone… Give to fans of Robin Talley’s What We Left Behind or Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl. VERDICT A first purchase for all libraries serving older teens.”—School Library Journal, starred […]

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Fall YA Announcements, Booklist Webinar — Macmillan Titles (08/08/17)

Fall YA Announcements, Booklist Webinar — Macmillan Titles (08/08/17)

So you missed Booklist‘s “Fall YA Announcements, 2017” Webinar… We got you! Here are the titles we covered: CARAVAL by STEPHANIE GARBER WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by SARA LOVESTAM I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU by DUNN + RASKIN EVERYTHING MUST GO by JENNY FRAN DAVIS SHADOWSONG by S. JAE-JONES SUN WARRIOR by P.C. CAST BETWEEN […]

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