Day’s YA: COOL FOR THE SUMMER

“Witty, wise, and disarmingly tender. I am hopelessly devoted to this summer dream of a book.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler9781250765826Available May 11, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Lara is starting her senior […]

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YA Spotlight (3/8/21)

This YA Spotlight features a girl giving anonymous love advice, the trade paperback of a queer Grease retelling, and an unexpected pair dealing with long-buried secrets. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales “A highly inclusive read with many characters identifying as LGBTQ+, this delightful foray into the world of high school relationships is a fantastic […]

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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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2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

Check out these fantastic titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! JANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria StolarzONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie GonzalesWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin This annual list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason. Find the full list here. […]

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2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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Imprint Spotlight: St. Martin’s Publishing Group

Up next in our Imprint Spotlight series, indulge in some book recs and a tribute to libraries from Sylvan Creekmore, Associate Editor at St. Martin’s Publishing Group. Sylvan Creekmore [Associate Editor, SMPG] “SMPG is an author-focused imprint with an audience-minded perspective. This means that we excel at finding projects with commercial appeal across adult and […]

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Books for Teens 2021

Come one, come all to the Books for Teens 2021 catalog! Read on to see all 2021 has in store, including romances that will make you swoon, fantasies that will take you to faraway lands, thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and so much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) […]

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A Message from Talia: 5 Happy Books

Last Friday around 3:00 PM, and after a particularly difficult week, I asked the department for their 5 “happy” books. As usual, I’m breaking my own rules and instead of listing books, below are the top 5 things that make me happy…  Talia The way my dog reacts when my husband gets home from work Weekend naps […]

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Day’s YA: ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED

Happy Thursday, YA pals! “Summer lovin’ gets a Southern twist in this addicting coming-of-age gay romance . . . Poignant, piquant, and not to be missed.” —Kirkus Reviews ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie Gonzales9781250315892Available March 3, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss After a fun summer fling, Ollie and […]

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Suffolk County Book Buzz Recap (11/12/19)

Yesterday we headed out of the bustling city to talk books and see the first snowfall of the year at the Suffolk County Book Buzz on Long Island. If you weren’t able to attend, or want a second look, here are the books we presented: WHERE THE WORLD ENDS | Geraldine McCaughreanDecember 3, 20199781250225498YA Fiction / […]

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