Day’s YA: THE CHARMED LIST

THE CHARMED LIST by Julie Abe97812508300987/5/22Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Once upon a time, Ellie and Jack were best friends. Until they got to middle school and Jack started treating Ellie differently. Now Ellie’s best friend is Lia, and they tell each other everything . . . well, almost everything. The […]

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Day’s YA: OUR CROOKED HEARTS

OUR CROOKED HEARTS by Melissa Albert97812508263676/28/2022Flatiron BooksAges 14-18 E-galley is available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Dana and Ivy are mother and daughter, and they’re inextricably linked not only by their blood, but also by their connection to the supernatural. Ivy is seventeen, and is just discovering the secrets that have been kept from her for […]

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Author Spotlight: Seanan McGuire (1/13/22)

Award-winning author Seanan McGuire has enchanted readers everywhere with her urban fantasy and magical realism. Now, in this latest installment in the Wayward Children series, we are taken to an anti-magical school where not all doors are as welcoming for students wanting a new beginning. WHERE THE DROWNED GIRLS GO 2 starred reviews and a […]

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The Debut Review: Get to Know Paige Crutcher (7/13/21)

Paige Crutcher’s enchanting debut, THE ORPHAN WITCH, is all about the sisterhood of magic, discovering the true meaning of home, and learning who you really are.  Persephone May has been alone her whole life–abandoned as an infant and marked by a haunting curse. Wherever she goes the weather changes, inanimate objects start to move, and […]

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Day’s YA: BETTER TOGETHER

Meet Siri: New Jersey-born ballerina who loves cooking and hard rock. Meet Jamie: L.A.-raised aspiring comedian with bright red hair who can talk to anyone. […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/16/20)

An exploration of magic’s unique history + the 2014 Ebola outbreak + a counterhistory of postwar Germany + a fascinating look at the wives of officers in Hitler’s inner circle = this nonfiction round-up. MAGIC: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden “Gosden’s (PREHISTORY: A Very […]

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Author Spotlight: V.E. Schwab (10/6/20)

Today we are spotlighting the beautiful and magical writing of New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab. In her newest enchanting adventure spanning centuries, we meet a girl who can never be remembered in a story that you will never forget. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE 4 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and […]

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YA Spotlight (7/13/20)

This week’s pub day party celebrates the supernatural feminist novel set in a slightly different 1987 than we may remember with magic, an irreversible destiny, and saying when enough is enough. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure Mayhem Brayburn has always known there was something off about her and her mother, Roxy. Maybe it has to do […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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