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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Day’s YA: COOL FOR THE SUMMER

“Witty, wise, and disarmingly tender. I am hopelessly devoted to this summer dream of a book.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler9781250765826Available May 11, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Lara is starting her senior […]

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Day’s YA: HURRICANE SUMMER

“Searingly beautiful, heartfelt, and full of strength, Bromfield is the storm we’ve all been waiting for.” —Tiffany D. Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of GROWN HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield9781250622235Available May 4, 2021 from Wednesday BooksE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13-18 Tilla has spent her life longing to know her father, but it’s […]

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Day’s YA: SLINGSHOT

“Just like that, my childhood armor was obliterated, and all it took was my soulmate ramming a butter knife into my heart.” SLINGSHOT by Mercedes Helnwein9781250253002Available April 27, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Gracie has boarding school figured out: avoid friendships, remain standoffish, and hang out alone. Then […]

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2021 Rainbow Book List

We’re thrilled that three Macmillan titles were selected for this year’s Rainbow Book List! GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Ages 12-18 Cursed before she was even born, Soraya must live her life secluded from society. On a quest for the cure that would free her, and save her kingdom, she must choose who to trust, […]

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2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

Check out these fantastic titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! JANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria StolarzONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie GonzalesWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin This annual list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason. Find the full list here. […]

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Day’s YA: THE LAST SECRET YOU’LL EVER KEEP

The first lie you’ll ever tell, the last secret you’ll ever keep. THE LAST SECRET YOU’LL EVER KEEP by Laurie Faria Stolarz 9781250303738Available from Wednesday Books on March 16, 2021Ages 12-18E-galley on Edelweiss & NetGalley Terra was missing for four days—trapped in a well, scratching the walls to get out, and savoring every drop of rain […]

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2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Check out these stellar titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! FABLE by Adrienne YoungGIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa BashardoustLOBIZONA by Romina GarberTWEET CUTE by Emma LordTHE HENNA WARS by Adiba JaigirdarTHE LIFE AND MEDIEVAL TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY by Jamie Pacton The purpose of this annual list is to provide […]

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Day’s YA: PERFECT ON PAPER

Another charming YA rom-com from the author of the “addicting coming-of-age gay romance,”* ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales9781250769787Available March 9, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Darcy Phillips has a secret. Well . . . a couple of them.1. She’s the one running Locker 89—an anonymous relationship […]

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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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