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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YA Spotlight (9/20/21)

The final return to the glamorous world from THE GILDED WOLVES + a story of self-love and acceptance + a debut about four friends in a haunted town = this week’s YA spotlight. THE BRONZED BEASTS by Roshani Chokshi Returning to the dark and glamorous 19th century world of her New York Times instant bestseller, […]

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NetGalley Most Popular (8/27/21)

Looking for your next read? Check out Macmillan’s new most popular e-galleys on NetGalley! WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma LordISBN 9781250783349 | on sale 1/4/22 An effervescent, endearing, joyful contemporary romance of one young woman searching for her birth mother one summer. THESE DEADLY GAMES by Diana UrbanISBN 9781250797193 | on sale 2/1/22 […]

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Winter 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YA books coming your way in Winter 2022! WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker | 9781250174109 | 1/4/22WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord | 9781250783349 | 1/4/22COLD THE NIGHT, FAST THE WOLVES by Meg Long | 9781250785060 | 1/11/22EDGEWOOD by Kristen Ciccarelli | 9781250821522 | 1/18/22THESE DEADLY GAMES […]

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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 (3/30/21)

This YA Spotlight is Stranger Things meets THE HAZEL WOOD: a paranormal thriller where three mysterious doors in a high school basement hold the key to unlocking a mystery. DOWN WORLD by Rebecca Phelps Rebecca Phelps’s debut is a coming-of-age sci-fi thriller about Mariana, the new kid in school. She is still reeling from the […]

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YA Spotlight (3/15/21)

The YA edition of the most acclaimed written history of hip-hop + a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classics + the closing to a fantasy duology + a thrilling novel about a girl’s search for answers = this YA spotlight. CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP (YA Edition): A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave Cook 2 […]

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YA Spotlight (2/2/21)

This YA spotlight covers a range of genres with everything from fantasy and thriller to vampires and coming-of-age stories. THE PROJECT by Courtney Summers 3 starred reviews! “Summers follows up her smash hit SADIE (2018) with a deeply disconcerting investigative thriller that seems unassuming but worms under the skin and into the mind. Bit by […]

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