YA Spotlight (1/10/22)

We are welcoming some very exciting YA novels this week and next week, including a captivating debut about the bond between a girl and a wolf, a gothic mystery steaming with a romance between a female surgeon and a resurrection man who sells bodies for a living, and the fifth and final novel in a […]

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YA Spotlight (1/3/22)

We are kicking off 2022 with two YA retellings including the endearing search for one girl’s birth mother sparkled with some Mamma Mia trope, and a romantic time-traveling take on Romeo and Juliet. WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick! “Brimming with energy, rapid-fire banter, and affectionate theater references, this […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (12/23/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! In Victorian London, two children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darkness and the world of the dead and the world of the living threaten to collide in J.M. Miro’s ORDINARY MONSTERS. Watch Talia’s full video here. […]

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Happy Half Hour (12/13/21)

For this final Happy Half Hour of 2021, we are talking about a gothic suspense set on an isolated island with a dark history, a remarkable memoir of heroism, a high concept love story, and a YA debut filled with fake dating and prank wars. RECKLESS GIRLS by Rachel Hawkins | 9781250274250 | 1/4/22 IN […]

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YA Spotlight (12/6/21)

Today we are spotlighting a showstopping queer romance about two members of America’s favorite boy band and a post-apocalyptic adventure about the last woman on Earth. IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Deitrich “Chart-topping boy band Saturday is setting off on their first European tour and at 17, it’s time for the […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/8/21)

We’re welcoming a special guest to today’s Happy Half Hour as we chat about an epic fantasy debut, a dazzling debut set against the backdrop of the Chinese Exclusion Act, a gothic romance about a female surgeon and a resurrection man who sells bodies for a living, and a wildly inventive story about twins and […]

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YA Spotlight (11/1/21)

In this YA Spotlight, we are wishing a happy #BookBday to a ground-breaking anthology sparking hope and dialogue, the return of Jessica Darling as she takes on her dream of living in New York City, and a swoon-worthy romcom celebrating body positivity. WILD TONGUES CAN’T BE TAMED: 15 Voices from the Latinx Diaspora ed. by […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/4/21)

Today’s Happy Half Hour features the quarantine romcom we have all been waiting for, a new epic fantasy series with a dangerous journey to uncover secrets, an adorable YA reimagining of MAMMA MIA!, and a propulsive debut about how we shape our identities. LOCKDOWN ON LONDON LANE by Beth Reekles | 9781989365854 | 2/1/22 THE […]

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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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NetGalley Most Popular (8/27/21)

Looking for your next read? Check out Macmillan’s new most popular e-galleys on NetGalley! WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma LordISBN 9781250783349 | on sale 1/4/22 An effervescent, endearing, joyful contemporary romance of one young woman searching for her birth mother one summer. THESE DEADLY GAMES by Diana UrbanISBN 9781250797193 | on sale 2/1/22 […]

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