Buzzfeed’s 19 Incredible New Spring Books

Buzzfeed’s 19 Incredible New Spring Books

A toppling TBR pile is the best problem to have. Here are Buzzfeed’s “19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring:” BLACKASS by A. Igoni Barrett A. Igoni Barrett’s brilliant novel BLACKASS is a provocative, contemporary reworking of Kafka’s Metamorphosis — but set in the bustling metropolis of Lagos and starring a Nigerian […]

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LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

Library Journal‘s roundup of seasonal first novels includes these six “Literary Look-Sees” from Macmillan: EVERY ANXIOUS WAVE by Mo Daviau Hopwood Award–­winning author Daviau interweaves time travel, music, and love to good effect in her “mind-bending” debut. According to NPR, she delivers “a bittersweet, century-hopping odyssey of love, laced with weird science, music geekery, and heart-wrenching laughs…a […]

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Booklist Spring 2016 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2016 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist‘s YA Announcements: Spring 2016 webinar (twitter hashtag #YASpring16). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here are Anne’s top picks: Highlights from Fall 2015 BREAKAWAY by Kat Spears (A 2016 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee) | ISBN: 9781250065513 | Hardcover […]

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LJ Editors’ Spring Picks 2016

LJ Editors’ Spring Picks 2016

The lovely editors at Library Journal can’t wait to get their hands on these four Spring 2016 books from Macmillan: “A witch-haunted small town, a teenager possessed by the devil, and a religious pilgrimage with a whiff of brimstone. No, these are not Halloween releases but several upcoming titles that captured my darker fancies. Tourists […]

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