2018 TxLA Maverick Graphic Novel List

2018 TxLA Maverick Graphic Novel List

We’re so thrilled to have two Macmillan titles on the 2018 Maverick Graphic Novel list! SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: THE AUTHORIZED GRAPHIC ADAPTATION by Miles Hyman THE WENDY PROJECT by Melissa Jane Osborne and Veronica Fish The Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List (TMGNRL) is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians […]

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Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist’s Spring 2017 YA Announcements webinar (twitter hashtag #SpringYA17). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here’s what she discussed: 2017 YALSA Award Winners AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger | Out: June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 9781250133823 | Paperback | Girls & Women | […]

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Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2017 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach IN THE COUNTRY […]

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Happy Halloween 2016!

Happy Halloween 2016!

Happy Halloween! Talia “Terror Cat” Sherer and “Anna Banana” share their spooky reads to celebrate the day: THE MOTION OF PUPPETS by Keith Donohue An October 2016 LibraryReads pick! This new horror novel from the bestselling author of the LibraryReads pick THE BOY WHO DREW MONSTERS (which has been optioned for film) is a chilling […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF! We’ve got four great graphic novels to kick off your weekend: SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation by Miles Hyman Available simultaneously in trade paperback Two starred reviews! Published in time for Jackson’s centennial, this graphic adaptation masterfully reimagines her iconic story with a striking visual narrative created by her grandson, Miles […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]

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Stars for SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY” graphic novel

Stars for SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY” graphic novel

“The Lottery” continues to thrill and unsettle readers nearly seven decades after it was first published, and SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: The Authorized Graphic Adaptation, created by Jackson’s grandson, Miles Hyman, adds a new dimension of dread by masterfully reimagining the iconic story with a striking visual narrative. Anticipation is building, especially for Jackson’s centennial, […]

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Booklist Fall 2016 YA webinar

Booklist Fall 2016 YA webinar

Today Talia highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist‘s YA Announcements: Fall 2016 webinar. For those who weren’t able to listen in, here are the boss lady’s top picks, including many diverse books (#wndb): Fantasy/Science Fiction/Paranormal/Fairy Tales MOON CHOSEN: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber (A BEA 2016 YA […]

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Books for Teens 2016: WE [heart] Flatiron Books YA!

Books for Teens 2016: WE [heart] Flatiron Books YA!

Our list of favorite forthcoming 2016 teen titles collected all in one place, just for you and your teen patrons is finally here. In addition to the always-exciting selection from Griffin Teen (including new books from David Levithan and Stephanie Perkins), keep an eye out for YA debuts IF I WAS YOUR GIRL and AMERICAN GIRLS from Flatiron […]

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