February 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

February 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Our sales team created an Edelweiss collection of our month’s bestsellers and recently released titles — what a perfect collection development tool for you! Here are some of the top titles for February 2018: Recent Releases: THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah FORCE OF NATURE by Jane Harper JACKIE, JANET & LEE by J. Randy […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (1/17/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (1/17/2018 Edition)

Happy Wednesday, YA librarians, and welcome to today’s special *Wednesday edition* of Teen Talk Tuesday! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 3pm EST (*special day and time!*) for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading and loving. THE HAZEL […]

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Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Best of 2017 has come and gone, now here are the most anticipated books of 2018, according to major media: Entertainment Weekly — 50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018 THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert One of the most anticipated debuts of the year — having set off an auction frenzy — […]

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Our #LibFaves17 Picks

Our #LibFaves17 Picks

We enjoyed seeing so many of you participate in #LibFaves17 (thanks for making Jane Harper’s THE DRY an official 2017 Top Ten pick!). Now here are OUR #LibFaves17 picks (aka our 2017 “Recommended Reads” from the newsletter): Talia THE MAP THAT LEADS TO YOU by J.P. Monninger Also available in audio Finally, a book version […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (11/21/2017 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (11/21/2017 Edition)

Hello hello! It’s been a great month for YA lit! Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD now has FOUR starred reviews and NOT NOW, NOT EVER by Lily Anderson is on the Winter 2017-2018 Kids’ Indie Next List! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 4pm EST […]

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Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce & Kids’ Indie Next List Titles

Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce & Kids’ Indie Next List Titles

The American Booksellers Association announced their Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce selections (honoring the top upcoming debuts publishing between January and June 2018) and the Winter 2017–2018 Kids’ Indie Next List, including: Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Fiction A LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley Available May 1, 2018 In the nine expansive, searching stories of A […]

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Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Welcome to the 2018 Books for Teens post! I am Emily Day, Macmillan’s Library Marketing Assistant / YA Specialist and your host and curator of this post. I recently moved to NYC from Boston, where I worked as a bookseller at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, an intern at Charlesbridge Publishing and the Horn Book, and […]

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Day’s YA – THE HAZEL WOOD

Yay! It’s YA Day! Welcome to Day’s YA, where I, Emily Day, share some of my thoughts on an upcoming title from Wednesday Books or Flatiron Books YA. If you’d like to learn a little more about me, check out this post, where I introduce myself and tell you all my deep, dark secrets (just […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (10/17/17 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (10/17/17 Edition)

Hey hey, it’s a great day for YA! Bonnie Pipkin’s AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS is nominated for YALSA’s 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults list and Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD has two starred reviews! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 4pm EST for Early Word YA […]

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SIX Stars for THE HAZEL WOOD

SIX Stars for THE HAZEL WOOD

Amazing news—Melissa Albert’s debut contemporary fantasy THE HAZEL WOOD has SIX starred reviews! A Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Young Adult pick! A Winter 2017-2018 Kids’ Indie Next List Top Ten pick! “Fans of the dark supernatural will gobble this up.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review “Albert’s debut is rich with […]

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