Author Spotlight: Rainbow Rowell (7/28/21)

New York Times best-selling author Rainbow Rowell has filled the world with brilliant adventures and addicting romances. In the epic conclusion to the Simon Snow trilogy, secrets are told, questions are answered, and ghosts are laid to rest. ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS Simon, Baz, Penelope, and Agatha are back in England, back to Watford, […]

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YA Spotlight (6/1/21)

This YA Spotlight features a powerful queer reimagining of Thelma & Louise, a Parent Trap X Freaky Friday sister story, and the fifth-anniversary edition of a deeply honest LGBTQ+ romance. TROUBLE GIRLS by Julia Lynn Rubin “A Thelma and Louise retelling with contemporary resonance…A fiery thriller wrought with dramatic tension and social commentary.” —Kirkus Reviews […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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YA Spotlight (5/3/21)

This YA spotlight features a sweeping debut that takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and the chance to fall in love with Jessica Darling’s hilarious voice all over again. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield 2 starred reviews! “The one thing 18-year-old Tilla knows to be true is that, when it comes to her father, […]

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Day’s YA: TOKYO EVER AFTER

“Move over, Mia Thermopolis! Princess Izumi will completely capture your heart while making you laugh nonstop.” —Gloria Chao, author of AMERICAN PANDA TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean9781250766601Available May 18, 2021 from Flatiron BooksAges 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Izzy Tanaka has never known her father’s identity.  Referred to simply as “unknown Japanese male,” her […]

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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, 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 novels, and […]

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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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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! And don’t miss debut author and Riverdale actress, Asha […]

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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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