YA Spotlight (9/28/20)

Today’s YA Spotlight features a powerful and inspiring memoir and a magical fantasy sequel. WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition): A Story of Black Live Matter and the Power To Change the World by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and ahsa bandele “This book is more than the origin story of BLM and more than Khan-Cullors’s […]

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YA Spotlight (8/31/20)

This YA spotlight takes us to a world made dangerous by the sea in FABLE, and through sleepless nights filled with trauma, heartbreak, and love in THE INSOMNIACS. FABLE by Adrienne Young “Memorable characters reinforce the theme of found family, while a slow-burning romance adds a tense undercurrent that leads to the cliffhanger ending.”–Publishers Weekly […]

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YA Spotlight (8/3/20)

This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle. LOBIZONA by Romina Garber 2 starred reviews! “Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body […]

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YA Spotlight (7/20/20)

This week we have an exciting new romance from swoon-worthy author Erin Hahn. Luke and Vada like each other…but neither of them know the feelings are mutual, and they must then decide what it would mean to give love a try. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn “Love blooms between two independent, musically involved teens…A […]

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YA Spotlight (7/13/20)

This week’s pub day party celebrates the supernatural feminist novel set in a slightly different 1987 than we may remember with magic, an irreversible destiny, and saying when enough is enough. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure Mayhem Brayburn has always known there was something off about her and her mother, Roxy. Maybe it has to do […]

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YA Spotlight (6/22/20)

Today we wish a happy early #bookbday to the brave, gritty, and uplifting novel about human trafficking and trust, and the epic fantasy tale of destiny and sisterhood. WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin “At 17, Poppy is one of Mitch’s ‘flowers,’ who he keeps at a motel and sells for sex on a […]

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YA Spotlight: THE BONE THIEF (5/22/20)

This YA spotlight takes us on a spine-tingling journey with the finale to THE BONE CHARMER duology. In Ivory Hall, Saskia is determined to stop Latham from gaining the power of the past, present, and future. A thirst for revenge, a search across Kastelia, and stolen bones, this fantasy-thriller is exactly the conclusion we needed. THE BONE THIEF by Breeana […]

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