Adult Books for Teens

THIS MONTH’S ROUNDUP OF ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS INCLUDES A SINISTER DOMESTIC THRILLER, AN IRREVERENT COMING-OF-AGE MEMOIR, AND A NEW FANTASY SERIES FROM A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR. YOU LET ME IN by Camilla Bruce97812503020454/21/2020 YOU LET ME IN delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere […]

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Shelfie with Veronica Chambers

Shelfie with Veronica Chambers

We recently challenged author Veronica Chambers (QUEEN BEY and THE MEANING OF MICHELLE among many others) to a shelfie. Would she dare to show us (and thousands of our librarian pals) her favorite shelf in her personal library? What truths might it reveal about her as a reader and as a person? Well, we’re pleased […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Look at these outstanding new releases, perfect for every patron: MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti A May 2018 Indie Next pick and one of PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks with two starred reviews! “The subject of the new novel from Heti is neither birth nor child-rearing, but the question of whether to want a child, […]

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Happy #BookBday (12/5/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (12/5/17 Edition)

It’s a winter #BookBday wonderland! YEAR ONE: Chronicles of the One by Nora Roberts A December 2017 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! In the stunning beginning to an epic hardcover trilogy, #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts weaves an enthralling saga of suspense, survival, and the journey that will unite a desperate group of […]

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Happy #BookBday (6/6/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/6/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday, especially when they’re great summer reads! THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING by Grant Ginder One of Entertainment Weekly‘s Summer’s Must-Read Books and PW‘s Best Books of Summer 2017 with two starred reviews! A bitingly funny, hugely entertaining novel in which a fractured family from the […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (2/21/17 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (2/21/17 Edition)

It’s time for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya, starting now/4pm EST)! Before you tell us about your must-read YA books, we’ve got some news & resources for you: Stephanie Garber’s CARAVAL is the #1 pick on the Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List! Also on the list? A CROWN OF WISHES by Roshani […]

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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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Happy #BookBday (8/30/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/30/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to an old favorite and a new talent: A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny The #1 August 2016 LibraryReads pick (read Barbara Hoffert’s Library Journal interview with Penny), a September 2016 Indie Next pick, a BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick, and FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! “The lyrical 12th entry in bestseller Penny’s remarkable […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (6/21/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (6/21/16 Edition)

Hey hey YA Librarians! We can’t wait to chat with y’all later today during Early Word YA Galley Chat (starts at 5pm EST, hashtag: #ewgcya) about this month’s new teen and YA-OK adult titles. Also, did you see Entertainment Weekly‘s exclusive cover reveal & excerpt for Roshani Chokshi’s new book, A CROWN OF WISHES?! #swoon […]

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup

These new & forthcoming science fiction & fantasy titles will transport you to another world: SPELLS OF BLOOD AND KIN by Claire Humphrey “Human warmth underlies this exciting and furiously paced fable of fur, fangs, and family. Emphasizing intricate family dynamics alongside shape-changing and magic, Humphrey’s debut merges victim and victimizer, reality and the occult. […]

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