YA Spotlight (9/20/21)

The final return to the glamorous world from THE GILDED WOLVES + a story of self-love and acceptance + a debut about four friends in a haunted town = this week’s YA spotlight. THE BRONZED BEASTS by Roshani Chokshi Returning to the dark and glamorous 19th century world of her New York Times instant bestseller, […]

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Day’s YA: REMEMBER ME

REMEMBER ME by Estelle Laure 9781250261939Available March 22, 2022 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 If you could erase all of your painful memories, would you? What Blue Owens knows: Something is very wrong. Her memories are hazy. Her best friends are acting weird. Her mother died in a skiing accident. Her father moved to Florida. She found […]

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YA Spotlight (9/13/21)

This YA spotlight features dark humor, queer love, and a girl gang of feminist vampires. THE LOST GIRLS: A Vampire Revenge Story by Sonia Hartl This dark, vampire-filled twist on John Tucker Must Die has Holly Liddell out for revenge 34 years after she was turned into a vampire and promised eternal love. “Three women […]

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YA Spotlight (9/7/21)

Today’s YA Spotlight features an epic adventure story, a charming romance, and the third book in a beloved series! THE LAST LEGACY by Adrienne Young “In this sumptuously rendered historical novel, Young deftly explores concepts of family, loyalty, and growing into one’s destiny.” —Publishers Weekly NEVER SAW YOU COMING by Erin Hahn “A well-done, engaging […]

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The Debut Review: 20 Questions With Dustin Thao (9/1/21)

For this Debut Review, we’re chatting with YA author Dustin Thao as he answers 20 questions about himself and his heartfelt debut, YOU’VE REACHED SAM. Before we hear from Dustin, let’s dive into YOU’VE REACHED SAM. This emotionally charged love story asks, what would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Filled […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/19/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Tracey Garvis Graves explores creating the life you want and finding the love you deserve in her heartwarming and triumphant next novel, HEARD IT IN A LOVE SONG. Watch Amanda’s full video here. A girl must find the courage to […]

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Winter 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Winter 2022! WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker | 9781250174109 | 1/4/22WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord | 9781250783349 | 1/4/22COLD THE NIGHT, FAST THE WOLVES by Meg Long | 9781250785060 | 1/11/22EDGEWOOD by Kristen Ciccarelli | 9781250821522 | 1/18/22THESE DEADLY GAMES […]

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Booklist Fall YA Announcements Webinar Recap (7/20/21)

In case you missed the YA titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Announcements Webinar, check out what all the excitement was about! ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer | 8/31/2021 | 9781250822956 | ages 13-18WILD TONGUES CAN’T BE TAMED: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora by Saraciea Fennell | 9/14/2021 | […]

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YA Spotlight (7/12/21)

This YA Spotlight takes a look at a moving story about love, loss, and coin tosses; Jessica Darling’s drama-filled senior year; and the trade paperback edition of eight boys stranded in the middle of the sea left to fight for survival. WHERE IT ALL LANDS by Jennie Wexler “A coin flip creates two different timelines […]

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YA Spotlight (6/21/21)

This YA Spotlight features an emotional novel about a teen confronting his father’s death. Honing in on mental health, dealing with grief, and growing up, THE TRAGEDY OF DANE RILEY is all about finding the strength to make a life worth living. THE TRAGEDY OF DANE RILEY by Kat Spears “In this contemporary twist on […]

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