YA Spotlight (10/4/21)

This YA spotlight features the dramatic last act of the Kingdom of Cards duology, a snarky and hilarious vampire romance, and a heart-stopping competition for a crown. WHEN NIGHT BREAKS by Janella Angeles “Following the magical competition of WHERE DREAMS DESCEND (2020), Kallia experiences a mirror world where it’s difficult to separate illusions from reality […]

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YA Spotlight (9/27/21)

This YA Spotlight is on the start of a new series about love, curses, deathly kisses, and the lengths people will go for happily ever after. ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART is a story about love, but not a love story, that follows Evangeline Fox as she learns that the love of her life is […]

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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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YA Spotlight (8/16/21)

This YA Spotlight dives into Argentine folklore and fantasy with Romina Garber’s timely and powerful Wolves of No World series. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “This layered novel blends languages and cultures to create a narrative that celebrates perseverance.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Garber’s gorgeous novel combines the wonder […]

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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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YA Spotlight (6/7/21)

Today we’re setting the stage and spotlighting magic with the trade paperback edition of the jaw-dropping start to the Kingdom of Cards duology. WHERE DREAMS DESCEND by Janella Angeles “In a world where men dominate the stage, Kallia is determined to win a magicians’ contest…A lush, captivating blend of The Phantom of the Opera and […]

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YA Spotlight (6/1/21)

This YA Spotlight features a powerful queer reimagining of Thelma & Louise, a Parent Trap X Freaky Friday sister story, and the fifth-anniversary edition of a deeply honest LGBTQ+ romance. TROUBLE GIRLS by Julia Lynn Rubin “A Thelma and Louise retelling with contemporary resonance…A fiery thriller wrought with dramatic tension and social commentary.” —Kirkus Reviews […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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YA Spotlight (5/3/21)

This YA spotlight features a sweeping debut that takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and the chance to fall in love with Jessica Darling’s hilarious voice all over again. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield 2 starred reviews! “The one thing 18-year-old Tilla knows to be true is that, when it comes to her father, […]

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