Extra! Extra!: May Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The Washington Post takes on PLACES OF MIND by Timothy Brennan, BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson, and A LONELY MAN by Chris Power Oprah talks about WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU?   A conversation with ANNA K’s Jenny Lee and TOKYO […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2021

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2021 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks BIG VAPE: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by Jamie DucharmeDOUBLE BLIND by Edward St. AubynTHE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesA MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkMY BEGGING CHART by Keiler RobertsSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction SECOND […]

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Day’s YA: TOKYO EVER AFTER

“Move over, Mia Thermopolis! Princess Izumi will completely capture your heart while making you laugh nonstop.” —Gloria Chao, author of AMERICAN PANDA TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean9781250766601Available May 18, 2021 from Flatiron BooksAges 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Izzy Tanaka has never known her father’s identity.  Referred to simply as “unknown Japanese male,” her […]

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2021 YA Starred Reviews Round-Up (so far)

These YA reads are all pretty stellar, but don’t just take our word for it—check out what Booklist, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews have to say in their starred reviews! TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND by Melissa Albert “Albert’s rich and tightly focused collection forms the core of the mythology created in her novels, and […]

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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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April 2021 Macmillan Advance Access Events

This pre-publication author series is a chance for booksellers, librarians, and other industry professionals to hear from the author, ask their questions directly, and gain insight into the writer’s process and story behind the book. Enter the sweepstakes during each event for a chance to win a free finished copy. April 14 | 1 PM […]

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The Macmillan Family Librarian Preview Recap (3/31/21)

In case you missed the first-ever Macmillan Family Librarian Preview, or just want a refresher, check out all the exciting adult and YA titles we presented. Click here for a list of all the titles presented from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Tor/Forge, and Macmillan Adult Library Marketing. Adult APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | […]

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CLA YA Book Buzz Recap (2/24/21)

In case you missed today’s CLA YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21 | Ages 13-18COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21 | Ages 14-18TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean | 9781250766601 […]

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ALA Midwinter Pre-Game Recap (1/21/21)

Thank you for coming to ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib & Tor/Forge. We had so much fun presenting our forthcoming YA and Adult titles and hearing from our amazing panelists. In case you need a refresher or weren’t able to tune in, check out the book buzz title list below. You can also watch a […]

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