Extra! Extra!: November 2021 Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times dives into THE LEAST OF US by Sam Quinones, ENTERTAINING RACE by Michael Eric Dyson, THE BROKEN CONSTITUTION by Noah Feldman, WINTER RECIPES FROM THE COLLECTIVE by Louise Gluck, WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood, BURNING BOY by Paul Auster, […]

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YA Spotlight (10/18/21)

Today the spotlight is on the debut dark, magical, Ethiopian-inspired fantasy retelling of Jane Eyre. WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood Andromeda is an exorcist hired to cleanse households of the Evil Eye. When a young heir named Magnus Rochester reaches out to hire her, she quickly realizes this is a job like no […]

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Day’s YA: WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS

WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood978125078710110/19/21Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Andi is a debtera—her job is to cleanse houses of the Evil Eye and the destruction it causes. Magnus is a handsome young heir trapped in a mansion plagued by the Evil Eye, which controls the house and the people […]

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Happy Half Hour (9/20/21)

We hope everyone had a wonderful summer! We are welcoming Happy Half Hour back with a captivating debut about a female police transcriber, an Ethiopian-inspired retelling of JANE EYRE, a heartwarming story of music and creating the life you want, and a horror-thriller debut staring an evil smart speaker. HELLO, TRANSCRIBER by Hannah Morrissey | […]

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Booklist Fall YA Announcements Webinar Recap (7/20/21)

In case you missed the YA titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Announcements Webinar, check out what all the excitement was about! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 8/31/2021 | 9781250822956 | ages 13-18WILD TONGUES CAN’T BE TAMED: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora by Saraciea Fennell | 9/14/2021 | […]

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Sacramento Library Book Buzz Recap (6/30/21)

Take a peek at all the exciting titles we presented in today’s Sacramento Library Book Buzz. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21 THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | […]

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Edelweiss Bookfest 2021 Great Big Galley Grab

During yesterday’s Edelweiss Bookfest, librarians gathered for the Great Big Galley Grab–an hour of collection development/readers advisory gold, filled with all the Fall 2021 titles they can’t wait to gab about. Check out all the Macmillan titles that were shouted ‘n shared: Adult:NEVER SAY YOU CAN’T SURVIVE by Charlie Jane Anders | 9781250800015 | 8/17/21UNDER […]

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2021 YA Starred Reviews Round-Up (so far)

These YA reads are all pretty stellar, but don’t just take our word for it—check out what Booklist, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have to say in their starred reviews! TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert “Albert’s rich and tightly focused collection forms the core of the mythology created in her […]

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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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Fall 2021 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Fall 2021! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 9781250822956 | 8/31/21BRIGHT RUINED THINGS by Samantha Cohoe | 9781250768841 | 10/26/21I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin | 9781250239570 | 10/12/21IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich […]

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