2017 Nutmeg Award Nominees

2017 Nutmeg Award Nominees

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks & SWAY by Kat Spears are nominees for the 2017 Nutmeg Book Awards! The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of nominated titles. Jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the […]

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Macmillan New Classics YA E-Book Sale

Macmillan New Classics YA E-Book Sale

Boost your digital YA collection with our Macmillan New Classics e-Books sale! Running now through June 6, nearly 30 teen e-Books will be discounted 30% off (with our regular lending terms), including these acclaimed & award-winning titles: ALL THE RAGE by Courtney Summers THE TRAGIC AGE by Stephen Metcalfe SWAY by Kat Spears A GIRL […]

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Books for Teens 2016: WE [heart] Flatiron Books YA!

Books for Teens 2016: WE [heart] Flatiron Books YA!

Our list of favorite forthcoming 2016 teen titles collected all in one place, just for you and your teen patrons is finally here. In addition to the always-exciting selection from Griffin Teen (including new books from David Levithan and Stephanie Perkins), keep an eye out for YA debuts IF I WAS YOUR GIRL and AMERICAN GIRLS from Flatiron […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (9/15/15)

Teen Talk Tuesday (9/15/15)

Calling all YA Librarians! Here are the latest & greatest teen-friendly titles available this month from Griffin Teen & FSG (Adult). Make sure to join @earlyword later today at 5pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) to brag about your favorite teen reads! BREAKAWAY by Kat Spears| From the author of the […]

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Stars for BREAKAWAY

Stars for BREAKAWAY

Last Fall we fell hard for librarian Kat Spears‘ debut novel, SWAY. Everyone else did, too: it received two starred reviews and was a YALSA 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults pick! Her new novel, BREAKAWAY, is about a young man who finds himself pulled between building a healthy and stable relationship with a girl […]

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Breaking Boundaries with Griffin Teen!

Breaking Boundaries with Griffin Teen!

CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell Rainbow Rowell continues to break boundaries with CARRY ON, an epic fantasy following the triumphs and heartaches of Simon and Baz from her beloved bestseller FANGIRL. DREAM THINGS TRUE by Marie Marquardt A modern-day Romeo and Juliet story in which a wealthy Southern boy falls in love with an undocumented […]

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Our 2015 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2015 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congrats to all of the fine Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2015 Alex Awards The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. LOCK IN by John Scalzi WOLF IN […]

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Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

OMG you guys—it’s time for our annual list of teen and YA-OK titles! And of course we’re more excited than a basket of kittens in yarn to share our favorites with you! Before we get too tangled up, make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys. Click here to […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (9/16/14 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (9/16/14 Edition)

Calling all YA & Teen librarians! St. Martin’s Griffin has a new batch of teen fiction – JUST FOR YOU! And don’t forget to join us and @earlyword later today at 5pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat, hashtag #ewyagc. PARTY GAMES by R.L. Stine (Fear Street series) The first new Fear Street book […]

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Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Beat the back-to-school blues with these awesome books from Griffin Teen: SWAY by Kat Spears In this “compelling debut told with swagger and real depth” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) by librarian Spears, a young man who avoids emotional connection at all costs is forced to open his heart when he meets the girl of his […]

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