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: PRIMAL ANIMALS

PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin 97812507572965/24/22Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 Protect the girls Arlee Gold is ready for a fresh start. After her father left and her grades started slipping, she and her mother have had a tough year. So when Arlee’s mom, Sam, signs her up to spend the summer at the college prep Camp Rockaway—the […]

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ALA’s 2022 Rainbow Book List

We’re thrilled to have six titles on ALA’s 2022 Rainbow Book List for Teen Readers, including two books in the Top Ten!! *HANI AND ISHU’S GUIDE TO FAKE DATING by Adiba Jaigirdar9781645672579Ages 14+ When Humaira “Hani” Khan’s friends question her bisexuality because she’s never gone out with a girl, Hani impulsively claims she does have […]

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Happy Half Hour (1/31/22)

In this week’s Happy Half Hour we’re talking everything from YA horror and original fairytales to YA retellings and Regency romcoms. PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | 9781250757296 | 5/24/22NETTLE & BONE by T. Kingfisher | 9781250244048 | 4/26/22NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | 9781645674665 | 5/3/22REPUTATION by Lex Croucher | 9781250832832 […]

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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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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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YA Spotlight (6/1/21)

This YA Spotlight features a powerful queer reimagining of Thelma & Louise, a Parent Trap X Freaky Friday sister story, and the fifth-anniversary edition of a deeply honest LGBTQ+ romance. TROUBLE GIRLS by Julia Lynn Rubin “A Thelma and Louise retelling with contemporary resonance…A fiery thriller wrought with dramatic tension and social commentary.” —Kirkus Reviews […]

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Day’s YA: TROUBLE GIRLS

“A wild getaway, full of grit and glitter, joy and heartache, devastation, and empowerment.” —Emma Lord, author of TWEET CUTE TROUBLE GIRLS by Julia Lynn Rubin9781250757241Available June 1, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14-18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley TW: sexual assault A quiet lake getaway turns into an epic and dangerous road trip for teens Trixie […]

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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00pm CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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