Teen Talk (8/21/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (8/21/2018 Edition)

Hey, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA and YA-OK titles out this month, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! MIRAGE by Somaiya Daud 9781250126429 Ages 13 to 18 Also available in audio TWO STARRED REVIEWS! Star Wars meets […]

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Teen Talk (7/16/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (7/16/2018 Edition)

Happy Monday, YA Librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA and YA-OK titles out this month, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! I’M NOT MISSING by Carrie Fountain 9781250132512 Ages 13 to 18 When […]

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Stars for MIRAGE

Stars for MIRAGE

We’re thrilled that Somaiya Daud’s YA sci-fi/fantasy debut, MIRAGE,  has received two starred reviews! “Readers are thrown right into this incredibly built world with fully developed cultures and characters. Daud expertly uses a sci-fi setting to explore issues within our own society, particularly the effects of colonization on both individuals and cultures as a whole. […]

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Day’s YA – MIRAGE

Hello, YA librarians! Whew! We’re back from ALA Annual and, with that, our 2018 conference season comes to a close! The past few months have been such a fun and wild ride, and we certainly ended on a high note. Speaking of ALA, some of you may have picked up this magical YA debut. If […]

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Day’s YA – THE RAGING ONES

Hey there, YA librarians! My latest Day’s YA pick is a thrilling YA sci-fi novel, full of twists and turns to keep you on the edge of your seat! THE RAGING ONES by Krista & Becca Ritchie 9781250128713 Available August 14, 2018 from Wednesday Books Ages 12 to 18 Franny, Court, and Mykal live in […]

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Publishers Weekly Spotlight on Somaiya Daud

Publishers Weekly Spotlight on Somaiya Daud

Somaiya Daud, author of MIRAGE (available August 28, 2018 from Flatiron Books and Macmillan Audio), was featured in Publishers Weekly earlier this month. In the feature, Daud discusses the role that her Moroccan heritage plays in the novel, specifically the inspiration she found in Moroccan poet Laabi Abdellatif. “‘I’d known that poetry could be and […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (5/16/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (5/16/2018 Edition)

Happy Wednesday, YA librarians, and welcome to this special *Wednesday edition* of Teen Talk Tuesday! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading and loving. LEGENDARY by Stephanie Garber 9781250095312 […]

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