Day’s YA: BEATING HEART BABY

BEATING HEART BABY by Lio Min97812508190937/26/22Flatiron BooksAges 14-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Three years ago, Santi’s internet best friend, who Santi only knew as Memo, ghosted him and broke his heart, triggering a downward spiral. Now, at age 17, Santi moves to Los Angeles, ready for a fresh start and eager to fit […]

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Author Spotlight: Alexis Schaitkin (5/12/22)

Alexis Schaitkin broke out with her captivating debut SAINT X, which showcased her ability to write gripping, thought-provoking narratives. Her newest novel, ELSEWHERE, takes us deep into the mountains, to a town where some women mysteriously disappear after they become mothers. ELSEWHERE 2 starred reviews! “Schaitkin (SAINT X, 2020) has written a compelling, poetic, and […]

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True Crime Spotlight (3/15/22)

We’re diving into true crime in this spotlight with the story of a landmark sexual assault investigation, a memoir about cracking America’s toughest cold cases, a fascinating tale of poisons and poisonous deeds, and a look at psychopathy from a leading expert. TELL ME EVERYTHING: The Story of a Private Investigation by Erika Krouse 2 starred […]

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Crime and Murder Spotlight (1/25/22)

We’re diving into crime fiction and nonfiction in this spotlight with a novel about murder and the dangers of storytelling + a bestselling author/journalist unravels one couple‘s lethal relationship. DEVIL HOUSE by John Darnielle 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “An impressively meta work that delivers the pleasures of true-crime while skewering it.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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2022 Alex Awards

We’re thrilled to share that four Macmillan titles have been selected for this year’s Alex Awards! The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD by T.L. Huchu “Huchu writes with a refreshing voice, crafting an intimate […]

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Day’s YA: ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART

ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART by Stephanie Garber9781250268396Available September 28, 2021 from Flatiron BooksAges 13-18  Evangeline Fox is a believer of true love, happy endings, fairy tales, and curses. So when she learns that the love of her life is marrying somebody else, she does the one thing that the stories have always told her […]

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Day’s YA: SLOPPY FIRSTS & SECOND HELPINGS

SLOPPY FIRSTS by Megan McCafferty9781250781796Available now Ages 13 – 18 SECOND HELPINGS by Megan McCafferty9781250781819Available July 6, 2021 Ages 13 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss In this Day’s YA two-for-one, we’re talkin’ up the first two books (now newly reissued) in the hilarious, beloved, and one-of-a-kind, Jessica Darling series. In SLOPPY FIRSTS, Jessica is devastated. […]

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Thriller Author Spotlight: David Housewright (5/27/21)

Edgar award winner David Housewright has captivated readers with his McKenzie series for 17 mysteries. Now the 18th adventure has McKenzie shot and in a coma, ready and waiting for the police and friends to find out who tried to kill him. WHAT DOESN’T KILL US: A McKenzie Novel “Rushmore McKenzie gets shot. He’s not […]

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2021 YA Starred Reviews Round-Up (so far)

These YA reads are all pretty stellar, but don’t just take our word for it—check out what Booklist, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews have to say in their starred reviews! TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert “Albert’s rich and tightly focused collection forms the core of the mythology created in her […]

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Day’s YA: FLASH FIRE

FLASH FIRE by TJ Klune9781250203687Available July 13, 2021 from Tor TeenE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13 to 18 SOMETIMES LIFE’S A SLOW BURN, SOMETIMES IT’S A DUMPSTER FIRE. This line perfectly nods to all the chaotic fun readers will experience in FLASH FIRE. New York Times bestselling author of THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN […]

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