YA Spotlight (8/3/20)

This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews! “Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/31/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A star showgirl must win a magician’s competition in order to win her freedom in Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Janella Angeles’s unforgettable debut fantasy WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. Watch her full video here. A unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during […]

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Books for Teens 2021

Come one, come all to the Books for Teens 2021 catalog! Read on to see all 2021 has in store, including romances that will make you swoon, fantasies that will take you to faraway lands, thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat, and so much more! Follow us on Twitter (@MacmillanLib) […]

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Stars for LOBIZONA

Romina Garber’s Argentine folklore-inspired fantasy, LOBIZONA, has two starred reviews! “Garber uses her own experience as an Argentine immigrant, as well as classic literature that Manu enjoys, to add richness and authenticity to the story and prose. Dialogue is related in Spanish—immediately translated into English via italics—which brings Manu and the other characters to vivid […]

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SLJTeen Live!: Romina Garber

SLJTeen Live! is going virtual! August 5, 2020Register here Be sure to stop by our booth and check out the “Reclaiming the American Experience” panel, featuring Romina Garber! 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST | Reclaiming the American ExperienceThere is no singular American story, but rather a multitude of unique identities and experiences. These authors […]

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Day’s YA: EACH OF US A DESERT

Happy Friday, YA folks! Our pal from Tor, the one and only Anthony Parisi, stopped by to write a Day’s YA guest post, and he’s got a stunning YA fantasy to share with you. EACH OF US A DESERT by Mark Oshiro9781250169211Available September 15, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 to 18Available to download as an […]

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YA Spotlight (7/6/20)

This week we celebrate the #bookbday of a feminist fairytale about a princess with a poisonous touch, and a return to the magical world of the Trylle. GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust (GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS, 2017) draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian […]

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Amazon’s Best YA Books of 2020 (so far)

Amazon has named their Best YA Books of 2020 (so far) and we’ve got three amazing YA titles on the list! TWEET CUTE by Emma Lord9781250237323Ages 12 – 18 THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert9781250246073Ages 12 – 18 CRAVE by Tracy Wolff9781640638952Ages 14 – 18 View the full list here. […]

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YA Spotlight (6/22/20)

Today we wish a happy early #bookbday to the brave, gritty, and uplifting novel about human trafficking and trust, and the epic fantasy tale of destiny and sisterhood. WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin “At 17, Poppy is one of Mitch’s ‘flowers,’ who he keeps at a motel and sells for sex on a […]

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YA Spotlight: THE BONE THIEF (5/22/20)

This YA spotlight takes us on a spine-tingling journey with the finale to THE BONE CHARMER duology. In Ivory Hall, Saskia is determined to stop Latham from gaining the power of the past, present, and future. A thirst for revenge, a search across Kastelia, and stolen bones, this fantasy-thriller is exactly the conclusion we needed. THE BONE THIEF by Breeana […]

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