Author Spotlight: Alyson Noël (8/24/22)

Alyson Noël is the bestselling author of multiple YA Fantasy and YA Romance series. Her newest fantasy series is full of puzzles, secrets, adventure, and time travel as one girl discovers truths about herself at a mysterious private boarding school. RULING DESTINY (Stealing Infinity series, Book 2) Coming February 7, 2023 The Da Vinci Code meets Riverdale. […]

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YA Spotlight (7/25/22)

June and July brought us some atmospheric and addicting YA novels. Check out all the titles below to which we said a big happy pub day! NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino “In Bovalino’s tantalizing horror novel, a retelling of Christina Rossetti’s GOBLIN MARKET told in alternating past and present perspectives, 17-year-old asexual, white-cued […]

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YA Spotlight (6/6/22)

This YA Spotlight brings us a sweet romance about fighting for what and who you truly want and a twisty coming-of-age thriller that starts with a plane crash and a mysterious note. HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE by Dahlia Adler “Alternating between Amber and Jack’s perspectives, this insightful and thought-provoking story astutely addresses the anti-queer attitude of […]

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Happy Half Hour (5/23/22)

This Happy Half Hour brings us the start of a new WWII mystery series, a compelling exploration of the death industry, a YA AAPI love story with music and second chances, and an epic fantasy about an immortal hiding as a storyteller. DIE AROUND SUNDOWN by Mark Pryor | 9781250824820 | 8/16/22ALL THE LIVING AND […]

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SLJ Day of Dialog Spring 2022 Cover Spotlight

Thanks for visiting our Spring 2022 School Library Journal Day of Dialog virtual booth! We have some great books coming your way in Fall 2022–check ’em out! ALL OF OUR DEMISE by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn HermanISBN 9781250789341 | 8/30/22Request on Edelweiss The epic conclusion to the blockbuster All of Us Villains duology that’s […]

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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 (5/2/22)

This YA Spotlight is filled with romance with Casey McQuiston’s mysterious and romantic YA debut and a last year of high school story about a girl finding her own place. I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston “In a novel brimming with classic YA plotlines, crisp writing, humorous asides, and fully fleshed characters and relationships—many […]

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YA Spotlight (4/25/22)

Dylan Farrow returns with the thrilling sequel to HUSH as Shae searches for answers and strives to restore peace in a world shrouded in lies. After Shae’s world is turned upside down, she journeys to the mysterious land of Gondal in search of a dangerous magical book that could alter the fabric of reality. VEIL […]

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YA Spotlight (4/11/22)

Samantha Markum makes her debut with a heartwarming story all about friendship, falling in love, and crossing lines. When a boarding school prank war leads to a fake dating scheme, Doe and Wells have to decide if they are ready to take the ultimate risk…falling in love. THIS MAY END BADLY by Samantha Markum “Senior […]

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YA Spotlight (4/5/22)

In this first YA Spotlight of April, we have a thriller about two best friends pushing all the boundaries, a journey into the heart of evil, the next adventure in a twin witches trilogy, and a vampire romance where vampires are celebrities and humans are their living donors. ALL THE BEST LIARS by Amelia Kahaney […]

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