Register Now: School Library Journal Day of Dialog 2021

School Library Journal Day of Dialog 2021—the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year–is virtual! With author and editor panels all day long and virtual booths where you can chat with your favorite library marketers, these online events are not to be missed! May 20, 2021 REGISTER HERE! […]

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YA Spotlight (3/15/21)

The YA edition of the most acclaimed written history of hip-hop + a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classics + the closing to a fantasy duology + a thrilling novel about a girl’s search for answers = this YA spotlight. CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP (YA Edition): A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave Cook 2 […]

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Day’s YA: HURRICANE SUMMER

“Searingly beautiful, heartfelt, and full of strength, Bromfield is the storm we’ve all been waiting for.” —Tiffany D. Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of GROWN HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield9781250622235Available May 4, 2021 from Wednesday BooksE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13-18 Tilla has spent her life longing to know her father, but it’s […]

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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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YA Spotlight (3/2/21)

Today we wish a happy Book Birthday to a gothic and romantic debut about two enemies in a mansion with no escape, the third book in a series filled with vampires and betrayal, and the trade paperback edition of the beloved sequel to WICKED SAINTS. DOWN COMES THE NIGHT by Allison Saft An Indie Next […]

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YA Spotlight (2/16/21)

Today we are spotlighting a heartwarming and heartbreaking debut about the power of books, friendship, and first love. AMELIA UNABRIDGED by Ashley Schumacher “Schumacher’s lovely debut will have romantics swooning over blonde-haired, blue-eyed Amelia and black-haired Nolan’s love story. These two teens have endured loss and family trauma, but both have found acceptance and family […]

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YA Spotlight (2/2/21)

This YA spotlight covers a range of genres with everything from fantasy and thriller to vampires and coming-of-age stories. THE PROJECT by Courtney Summers 3 starred reviews! “Summers follows up her smash hit SADIE (2018) with a deeply disconcerting investigative thriller that seems unassuming but worms under the skin and into the mind. Bit by […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Day’s YA: PERFECT ON PAPER

Another charming YA rom-com from the author of the “addicting coming-of-age gay romance,”* ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales9781250769787Available March 9, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Darcy Phillips has a secret. Well . . . a couple of them.1. She’s the one running Locker 89—an anonymous relationship […]

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Day’s YA: AMELIA UNABRIDGED

“There’s nothing in the world a good book can’t cure.” AMELIA UNABRIDGED by Ashley Schumacher9781250253026Available from Wednesday Books on February 16, 2021Ages 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss & NetGalley Download coloring sheet here After Amelia’s family fell apart, Jenna was there to save her, and the two girls became inseparable. The kind of inseparable where it’s expected […]

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