Fall 2021 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Fall 2021! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 9781250822956 | 8/31/21BRIGHT RUINED THINGS by Samantha Cohoe | 9781250768841 | 10/26/21I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin | 9781250239570 | 10/12/21IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich […]

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YA Spotlight (4/5/21)

This YA spotlight features the startling conclusion to a beloved trilogy, and the trade paperback edition of a story about second chances and discovering yourself. BLESSED MONSTERS by Emily A. Duncan The much-awaited conclusion to Emily A. Duncan’s New York Times bestselling trilogy about a girl, a monster, a prince, and a queen who broke […]

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Day’s YA: FORESTBORN

TO BE BORN OF THE FOREST IS A GIFT AND A CURSE. FORESTBORN by Elayne Audrey Becker9781250752161Available August 31, 2021 from Tor TeenE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13 to 18 Rora is a shapeshifter. As all magical beings born in the wilderness, she is feared. But the King sees something in Rora, and she […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/15/21)

This Happy Half Hour we’re discussing a professional bridesmaid who may be in over her head, a woman undergoing metamorphosis, how dogs bring out the best in us, and a new YA trilogy featuring twin witches. THE SECRET BRIDESMAID by Katy Birchall | 9781250795793 | 5/4/21SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon | 9780374266776 | 5/4/21DOG DAYS by […]

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YA Spotlight (3/2/21)

Today we wish a happy Book Birthday to a gothic and romantic debut about two enemies in a mansion with no escape, the third book in a series filled with vampires and betrayal, and the trade paperback edition of the beloved sequel to WICKED SAINTS. DOWN COMES THE NIGHT by Allison Saft An Indie Next […]

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YA Spotlight (2/2/21)

This YA spotlight covers a range of genres with everything from fantasy and thriller to vampires and coming-of-age stories. THE PROJECT by Courtney Summers 3 starred reviews! “Summers follows up her smash hit SADIE (2018) with a deeply disconcerting investigative thriller that seems unassuming but worms under the skin and into the mind. Bit by […]

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YA Spotlight (1/25/21)

Today we are celebrating two YA fantasies with an action-packed tale about a girl fighting her way to the top of the criminal ranks, and a dangerous and addictive story in a jungle. SHADOW CITY by Francesca Flores “An assassin’s rise to power brings new responsibilities…A gripping, action-packed sequel.”–Kirkus Reviews WRITTEN IN STARLIGHT by Isabel […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (1/15/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! The youngest original Freedom Rider gives a front-row view to one of the most significant events in American Civil Rights history in Charles Person’s BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider. Watch Talia’s full video here. Private investigator […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Happy Half Hour (12/14/20)

For the last Happy Half Hour of 2020, we have a heartfelt debut about a woman discovering her true self, a modern thriller with a poetic serial killer, two strangers linked by a DNA test, and a deeply romantic YA debut fantasy. THE LITTLE FRENCH BRIDAL SHOP by Jennifer Dupee | 9781250271525 | 3/9/21THE POET […]

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