New E-galleys (6/28/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE BOOK OF HOPE: A Survival Guide for Trying Times by Jane Goodall and Douglas AbramsISBN 9781250784094 | on sale 10/19/21 Looking at the headlines–a global pandemic, the worsening climate crisis, political upheaval–it can be […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/28/21)

We’re wrapping up Pride Month with a story of fandom and friendship, two boys in America’s biggest boy band falling for each other, a creepy haunted house tale, and a collection of hilarious and tender stories. THE ONE TRUE ME AND YOU by Remi K. England | 9781250814869 | 3/1/22 IF THIS GETS OUT by […]

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ALMA/ALA Annual 2021 Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed the LGBTQIA+ titles we presented at today’s ALMA/ALA Annual 2021 Book Buzz, here’s what all the excitement was about! TELL ME HOW TO BE by Neel Patel | 9781250184979 | 12/7/21THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali Solomon | 9780374140052 | 10/19/21YERBA BUENA by Nina LaCour | 9781250810465 | 2/8/22START WITHOUT ME: […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/21/21)

We’re continuing our Pride Month celebration with debuts this week including a supernatural thriller about two girls who fall in love, an adult debut following two women on a star-crossed journey, a queer Southern Gothic, and a darkly funny novel about an Indian-American family with deeply buried secrets. THE DEAD AND THE DARK by Courtney […]

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Author Spotlight: Casey McQuiston (6/15/21)

Casey McQuiston brought love, inclusivity, and the beach read of the year with her debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE. In her new queer romantic comedy, Casey has all that plus a dash of time travel to win over readers’ hearts once again. ONE LAST STOP 2 starred reviews, the #1 LibraryReads pick, and […]

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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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2021 Rainbow Book List

We’re thrilled that three Macmillan titles were selected for this year’s Rainbow Book List! GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Ages 12-18 Cursed before she was even born, Soraya must live her life secluded from society. On a quest for the cure that would free her, and save her kingdom, she must choose who to trust, […]

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Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

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2020 Texas Tayshas List

2020 Texas Tayshas List

We’re thrilled to have three Macmillan titles on the 2020 Texas Tayshas Reading List! BIRTHDAY by Meredith Russo (in the Top 10!) SADIE by Courtney Summers THE GILDED WOLVES by Roshani Chokshi The Tayshas Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The […]

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