Happy Half Hour (11/14/22)

In today’s Happy Half Hour we have an investigation behind the Congo’s cobalt mining operations, a mesmerizing story about faith and family, a supernatural YA thriller about an eerie town, and a chilling account of what happened three decades ago in Waco, TX. COBALT RED: How the Blood of the Congo Powers Our Lives by […]

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YA Spotlight (9/12/22)

In this YA Spotlight, we have an illuminating account of how one young woman navigates a deadly and predatory power structure, the next journey of Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts, and the feistier Holmes sibling’s return. I’M THE GIRL by Courtney Summers 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “A bold, unflinching, […]

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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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YA Spotlight (3/21/22)

This YA Spotlight is all about past memories resurfacing with the events of the previous year haunting four friends excited for the summer ahead of them, and a girl who must find the courage to face the demons of her past and reclaim her loved ones. I AM MARGARET MOORE by Hannah Capin “Lyrical writing […]

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YA Spotlight (3/7/22)

Tomorrow we wish a happy Book B-day to a romantic fantasy about two people competing for glory and each other’s hearts, and a gripping thriller about one girl righting the deadly choices that were never hers to begin with. A FAR WILDER MAGIC by Allison Saft “While there are heavy topics, this fantasy fills a […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/7/22)

In this Happy Half Hour, we have a twisty and murderous family reunion set on an island, an edgy literary thriller about a Savannah family, a thrilling YA fantasy debut, and a timely friendship novel. DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney | 9781250843937 | 8/30/22THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes Green | 9781250767448 | 7/19/22THIS […]

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YA Spotlight (2/1/22)

The stakes are high in today’s YA Spotlight with a wickedly suspenseful and propulsive story of a deadly game taking place over 24 hours. If you break the rules, she dies. If you call the police, she dies. If you tell your parents or anyone else, she dies? Ready to hear more about THESE DEADLY […]

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Day’s YA: THESE DEADLY GAMES

THESE DEADLY GAMES by Diana Urban97812507971932/1/22Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Let’s play a game. You have 24 hours to win. If you break my rules, she dies. If you call the police, she dies. If you tell your parents or anyone else, she dies. Are you ready? Crystal Donovan lives for […]

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YA Spotlight (11/22/21)

In this YA Spotlight, we have a heart-stopping trilogy conclusion with an ultimate choice to make and a near-future thriller tackling capitalism and queerness. STILL WITH ME by Jessica Cunsolo Amelia and Aiden have faced every imaginable challenge together, so it is no surprise that once they begin to plan their future, they are presented […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/25/21)

This Happy Half Hour we are talking up a debut about a girl’s fantastical sea voyage, a hopeful thriller set in a midwestern strip club, a blazing debut about a Brooklyn-based Puerto Rican wedding planner, and a propulsive YA thriller featuring a game with deadly stakes. THE HOUSE OF RUST by Khadija Abdalla Bajaber | […]

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