Happy Half Hour (5/9/22)

In this Happy Half Hour we have a great cast of characters to discuss with ordinary people holding extraordinary abilities, a homeschooled math genius taking on theater camp, a quirky writing instructor dealing with a murder, and a young gay Black man in 1980s NYC. THE WILDERWOMEN by Ruth Emmie Lang | 9781250246912 | 11/15/22LONG […]

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YA Spotlight (3/21/22)

This YA Spotlight is all about past memories resurfacing with the events of the previous year haunting four friends excited for the summer ahead of them, and a girl who must find the courage to face the demons of her past and reclaim her loved ones. I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin “Lyrical writing […]

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Happy Half Hour (2/7/22)

This Happy Half Hour takes us to a fantastical Hollywood swarming with monsters, 1882 Victorian London with two children and their mysterious powers, a romance-filled 24 hours spent in Paris, and a lush fantasy inspired by medieval Spain. SIREN QUEEN by Nghi Vo | 9781250788832 | 5/10/22ORDINARY MONSTERS by J.M. Miro | 9781250833662 | 6/7/2224 […]

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Booklist Matchmaking Webinar Recap (2/4/22)

We found some perfect matches during today’s Booklist webinar. In case you missed the fun or want another look, check out all the titles we presented below. Click here for an Edelweiss catalog, and here to watch the archived video! Adult ELEKTRA by Jennifer Saint | 9781250773616 | 5/3/22ACTS OF VIOLET by Margarita Montimore | […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YOUNG ADULT titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston | May 3, 2022 | 9781250244451NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | May 3, 2022 | 9781645674665WIND DAUGHTER by Joanna Ruth Meyer | May 17, 2022 | 9781645674368PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | May 24, […]

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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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