Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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CLA YA Book Buzz Recap (2/24/21)

In case you missed today’s CLA YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21 | Ages 13-18COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21 | Ages 14-18TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean | 9781250766601 […]

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Day’s YA: SLINGSHOT

“Just like that, my childhood armor was obliterated, and all it took was my soulmate ramming a butter knife into my heart.” SLINGSHOT by Mercedes Helnwein9781250253002Available April 27, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Gracie has boarding school figured out: avoid friendships, remain standoffish, and hang out alone. Then […]

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ALA Midwinter Pre-Game Recap (1/21/21)

Thank you for coming to ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib & Tor/Forge. We had so much fun presenting our forthcoming YA and Adult titles and hearing from our amazing panelists. In case you need a refresher or weren’t able to tune in, check out the book buzz title list below. You can also watch a […]

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Spring 2021 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Spring 2021! TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert | 9781250302724 | 1/12/21 | ages 12 to 18 THE PROJECT by Courtney Summers | 9781250105738 | 2/2/21 | ages 13 to 18 EVERYTHING THAT BURNS by Gita Trelease | 9781250295552 | 2/2/21 | […]

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WAYWARD SON is a 2020 Teens’ Top Ten pick!

YALSA named their 2020 Teens’ Top Ten list, and WAYWARD SON is in the #1 spot! WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell9781250146076 Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and […]

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2020 Teen’s Top Ten Voting

This year’s Teens’ Top Ten finalists include THE GRACE YEAR by Kim Liggett and WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the […]

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Teens’ Top Ten 2020 Nominees

YALSA announced the nominees for the 2020 Teens’ Top Ten list, and we’re thrilled to have three titles nominated! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the […]

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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 – WAYWARD SON

Happy Friday, YA pals! Who doesn’t love a magical road trip? WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell9781250146076Available now from Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 After an exciting final year at Watford School of Magicks, Simon, Baz, and Penny are living in London. Baz and Penny are attending university and Simon is . . . sitting on the couch. […]

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