Day’s YA – FOUL IS FAIR

TGIF, YA pals! “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.” FOUL IS FAIR by Hannah Capin9781250239549Available February 18, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 to 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss Trigger Warning: sexual assault After Elle is raped on her sixteenth birthday, she devises a foolproof revenge plan. She […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/13/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/13/17 Edition)

We’ve got two amazing debuts and three excellent series entries for you this #ThrillerThursday: IF WE WERE VILLAINS by M.L. Rio A literary debut in the tradition of Donna Tartt’s THE SECRET HISTORY about a group of seven young actors studying Shakespeare at an elite arts school who find their friendship turned into nasty rivalry […]

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YA-OK Adult Titles for Teens

YA-OK Adult Titles for Teens

These six titles may have been published for adults, but we think your teens will love ’em too! MARLENA by Julie Buntin An April 2017 Indie Next pick, a Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Spring 2017 Debuts with FOUR starred reviews! An electric debut novel about […]

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Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

What do these 5 books have in common? They’ve all received more than one starred review! BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer — 3 stars! “VanderMeer, author of the acclaimed Southern Reach trilogy, has made a career out of eluding genre classifications, and with BORNE he essentially invents a new one. Reading like a dispatch from a […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. WALKAWAY by Cory Doctorow Two starred reviews! Cory Doctorow’s first adult novel in eight years: a “sweeping epic” (Booklist, starred review) of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end […]

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PW Spring 2017 Announcements

PW Spring 2017 Announcements

Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]

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All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Love is in the air at Library Journal! Their recent genre spotlight on romance includes these steamy Macmillan reads: HISTORY OR HER STORY? Kerrigan Byrne’s THE DUKE (St. Martin’s, Feb. 2017), the fourth installment in her “Victorian Rebels” series, features a nurse by day/spy by night who gets tangled up with a duke who has […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/18/16 Edition)

Hey hey, YA librarians! We’ve got a bunch of new teen and YA-OK adult books for you this month. Check ’em out then share your favorites during today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya). WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Ages 12 to 18 Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young […]

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Teen Talk Thursday (5/19/16 Edition)

Teen Talk Thursday (5/19/16 Edition)

Sorry we missed y’all at #ewgcya earlier this week, but we loved seeing some of you at School Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog. We’re especially happy that some of our favorite YA titles of the year are available this month for you to put in the hot little hands of your patrons! IF I WAS YOUR […]

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Nonfiction Roundup!

Nonfiction Roundup!

Add these new and forthcoming nonfiction titles to your shelves: CONSEQUENCE by Eric Fair A B&N Winter 2016 Discover Great New Writers pick! In this unprecedented memoir, a man questions his faith, his morality, and his country as he recounts his experience as an interrogator in Iraq. “A startling debut from a haunted individual who […]

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