2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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YA Spotlight (8/31/20)

This YA spotlight takes us to a world made dangerous by the sea in FABLE, and through sleepless nights filled with trauma, heartbreak, and love in THE INSOMNIACS. FABLE by Adrienne Young “Memorable characters reinforce the theme of found family, while a slow-burning romance adds a tense undercurrent that leads to the cliffhanger ending.”–Publishers Weekly […]

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Booklist YA Webinar Recap (7/21/20)

Thank you all for tuning into the Booklist YA Webinar today! If you couldn’t make it or need a refresher on all the excitement, check out the titles we presented below. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber | 9781250239129 | 8/4/2020COURT OF LIONS by Somaiya Daud | 9781250126450 | 8/4/2020WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles | 9781250204356 […]

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Day’s YA: THE INSOMNIACS

Hey, YA pals! Can’t sleep? Have I got just the book for you! THE INSOMNIACS by Marit Weisenberg9781250257352Available September 1, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 13 to 18 Enter: Ingrid Roth Ingrid, a 17-year-old nationally ranked high diver, miscalculates a dive and hits her head on the board, suffering a concussion, memory loss, and insomnia. Ingrid’s […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/18/20)

Welcome to Week 12 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Part eerie mystery, part love story, 100% captivating: check out Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Marit Weisenberg’s contemporary #YALit THE INSOMNIACS. Watch her full video here. Wartime Paris meets 1950s NY publishing in a story of resilience, love, & […]

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Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners Recap (5/29/20)

Thank you all for tuning into the Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners webinar. We hope you enjoyed some exciting titles from your couch, floor, bed, or wherever you may be. If you need a quick refresher or weren’t able to be there on Zoom, here are all the titles we presented. Click here for the […]

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NYPL YA Book Buzz Recap (5/22)

Thank you all for joining us at today’s virtual book buzz with the NYPL. If we couldn’t “see” you there, or you’re craving another look, here are all of the YA titles presented: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust | 9781250196149 | 7/7/20 MAYHEM by Estelle Laure | 9781250297938 | 7/14/20 THE MALL by Melissa […]

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Book Buzz From Home: YA

Hello friends! Today our Book Buzz From Home series continues with YA! Enjoy! YA TITLES INCLUDED IN THIS PRESENTATION: LOBIZONA by Romina Garber | 9781250239129 | 8/4/20COURT OF LIONS by Somaiya Daud | 9781250126450 | 8/4/20WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles | 9781250204356 | 8/25/20THE INSOMNIACS by Marit Weisenberg | 9781250257352 | 9/1/20FABLE by Adrienne […]

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Booklist’s “Macmillan Library AF” Webinar

Thank you to all that tuned in to Booklist‘s “Macmillan Library AF” webinar on Friday, 3/6! If you were not able to join us, listen to the full archived webinar here, and check out all the titles presented: YA IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood LOBIZONA by Romina Garber MORE THAN MAYBE […]

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