YA Spotlight (8/3/20)

This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews! “Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Culture and Society (7/29/20)

A graphic novel about indigenous culture and history in America + an eye-opening breakdown of the issues of sexuality and gender identity in the world today + a history and investigation into the concept of character + the key to success as told by a Silicon Valley expert + a deeper look at our outrage […]

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Short Stories Round-Up (7/28/20)

Today we celebrate the art of the short story with a collection of women on the verge + a glimpse into the debauched kinship of boys and girls straddling adolescence and adulthood behind the doors of a fraternity house. I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg 2 starred reviews […]

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Spotlight on Current Topics, People, and Trends (7/21/20)

A dazzling portrait of art, politics, and hidden realities + a timely analysis of scientific research + an insider story of one of the most iconic bands and drummers in the ’70s and ’80s + the biography of a beloved TV host + details of the most accomplished woman in American politics = this current […]

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Author Spotlight: Catherine Lacey (7/20/20)

Catherine Lacey is an author who takes literary fiction to the next level. Her third novel, PEW, is a foreboding, provocative, and amorphous fable about the world today: its contradictions, its flimsy morality, and the limits of judging others based on their appearance. Catherine pushes boundaries and keeps you guessing with the story of a […]

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YA Spotlight (7/20/20)

This week we have an exciting new romance from swoon-worthy author Erin Hahn. Luke and Vada like each other…but neither of them know the feelings are mutual, and they must then decide what it would mean to give love a try. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn “Love blooms between two independent, musically involved teens…A […]

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Author Spotlight: Katherine Center (7/14/20)

Katherine Center never fails to wow us with her sparkling characters and uplifting plots. Today we shine a spotlight on this LibraryReads-winning author who writes about finding hope and love and being yourself. In her new novel full of heart and hope, we meet a school librarian with a forgotten crush who comes back into […]

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Day’s YA: EACH OF US A DESERT

Happy Friday, YA folks! Our pal from Tor, the one and only Anthony Parisi, stopped by to write a Day’s YA guest post, and he’s got a stunning YA fantasy to share with you. EACH OF US A DESERT by Mark Oshiro9781250169211Available September 15, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 to 18Available to download as an […]

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July 2020 Debuts Round-Up (7/8/20)

July is bringing in the sunshine and SO MANY great debuts this year! With everything from memoirs to genre-bending fantasies, we have something for every reader. ARTIFACT by Arlene Heyman “Psychiatrist Heyman’s richly drawn debut novel (after the collection SCARY OLD SEX) delves into the life of Lottie Levinson, a 42-year-old college science professor…This no-holds-barred […]

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