YALSA Symposium 2023 Schedule

If you’ll be in St. Louis this weekend attending the YALSA Symposium, here’s where you can find us and our authors! Friday, November 10 4:30-6:00pm | Opening Session: Meet Cute in St. Louis: Rom-Coms for Today’s Teens Featuring Edward Underhill, author of ALWAYS THE ALMOST and the upcoming THIS DAY CHANGES EVERYTHING, and Alexene Farol […]

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Back to School 2023

Are you heading back to school soon? Check out these books that will get you in the school spirit! BEATING HEART BABY by Lio Min9781250819093When artistic and sensitive Santi arrives at his new high school, everyone in the wildly talented marching band welcomes him with open arms. Everyone except for the prickly, proud musical prodigy […]

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The Summer I Turned Pretty – Reading Recommendations

Season 2 of The Summer I Turned Pretty is about to come to an end, so check out these books to keep the summer going! THE GETAWAY LIST by Emma Lord9781250903990 | available 1/23/2024Inescapably romantic and brimming with Emma Lord’s signature cheer, THE GETAWAY LIST is an uplifting and romantic read that will settle into […]

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YA Spotlight (3/27/23)

Mondays are for highlighting YA titles and today we have three excellent new releases for you! A speculative novel that takes a hard look at religious trauma and LGBTQ+ issues, a rom-com about a teen who can’t deny her feelings for her best friend, and a fantasy story about a young girl who must save […]

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Happy Half Hour (2/6/23)

We’re covering everything in today’s Happy Half Hour with a memoir and medical examination, an epic fantasy, a coming-of-age modern love story, and a YA rom-com. MY FATHER’S BRAIN: Life in the Shadow of Alzheimer’s by Sandeep Jauhar | 9780374605841 | 4/11/23TRESS OF THE EMERALD SEA by Brandon Sanderson | 9781250899651 | 4/4/23ADELAIDE by Genevieve […]

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Get Your YA On 2022 – Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended our Get Your YA On book buzz today! In case you missed it, you can watch the recording here, and check out all the titles we talked about below: SWIFT THE STORM, FIERCE THE FLAME by Meg LongBEGIN AGAIN by Emma LordHEX YOU by P.C. Cast and Kristin CastWILDBLOOD […]

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Books for Teens 2023

Read on to see all that 2023 has in store, including swoony romances, enchanting fantasies, intriguing mysteries, and much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) for all book-related news, on Instagram (@Macmillan_Lib) for pretty pictures of books, and read our “Day’s YA” reviews of upcoming and backlist YA titles. Click here to view the Edelweiss […]

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YA Spotlight (4/11/22)

Samantha Markum makes her debut with a heartwarming story all about friendship, falling in love, and crossing lines. When a boarding school prank war leads to a fake dating scheme, Doe and Wells have to decide if they are ready to take the ultimate risk…falling in love. THIS MAY END BADLY by Samantha Markum “Senior […]

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Happy Half Hour (12/13/21)

For this final Happy Half Hour of 2021, we are talking about a gothic suspense set on an isolated island with a dark history, a remarkable memoir of heroism, a high concept love story, and a YA debut filled with fake dating and prank wars. RECKLESS GIRLS by Rachel Hawkins | 9781250274250 | 1/4/22 IN […]

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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap (10/14/21)

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. WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker | 9781250174109 | 1/4/22WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord | 9781250783349 | 1/4/22COLD […]

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