2021 Rise List

The 2021 Rise list has so many fantastic titles, including these two: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodWHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele The Rise list is an an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18. They […]

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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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2021 William C. Morris Finalists

We’re thrilled to share that two Macmillan titles are finalists for the 2021 William C. Morris Debut Award! IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodDevastating acne during her adolescence left Natalie with low self-esteem. Now, as if the news of her parents’ divorce isn’t enough, Natalie feels like a third wheel with her […]

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Books for Teens 2021

Come one, come all to the Books for Teens 2021 catalog! Read on to see all 2021 has in store, including romances that will make you swoon, fantasies that will take you to faraway lands, thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and so much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) […]

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Booklist’s “Macmillan Library AF” Webinar

Thank you to all that tuned in to Booklist‘s “Macmillan Library AF” webinar on Friday, 3/6! If you were not able to join us, listen to the full archived webinar here, and check out all the titles presented: YA IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood LOBIZONA by Romina Garber MORE THAN MAYBE […]

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Day’s YA: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD

Hey, YA pals! For anyone in need of a mid-Winter pick me up… IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood9781250219268Available April 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 to 18Available to download as an e-galley Natalie’s parents are divorcing, her two best friends are in love with each other, she still doesn’t know where […]

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ALA MW 2020 Book Buzz Theater Recap (1/26/20)

Don’t let #ALALeftBehind get you down! If you weren’t able to come to our title presentation during ALA Midwinter 2020 last week, here are all the exciting forthcoming Adult + YA titles we talked about! Adult LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HCTHE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon| 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 […]

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Free Library of Philadelphia Book Buzz Recap (1/23/20)

This past week took us to the City of Brotherly Love for ALA Midwinter 2020! While we were there, we had the pleasure of buzzing about these upcoming Adult + YA titles: ADULT LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HC THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon | 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 | […]

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Suffolk County Book Buzz Recap (11/12/19)

Yesterday we headed out of the bustling city to talk books and see the first snowfall of the year at the Suffolk County Book Buzz on Long Island. If you weren’t able to attend, or want a second look, here are the books we presented: WHERE THE WORLD ENDS | Geraldine McCaughreanDecember 3, 20199781250225498YA Fiction / […]

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YALSA Symposium Book Buzz Recap (11/3/19)

YALSA Symposium Book Buzz Recap (11/3/19)

Over the weekend, we jetted off to Memphis for a few days of BBQ and books at the YALSA Symposium! If you weren’t able to attend (or need a refresher), here are the books we presented at the Book Buzz on Sunday morning: WHERE THE WORLD ENDS | Geraldine McCaughreanDecember 3, 20199781250225498YA Fiction / Historical […]

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