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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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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Day’s YA – JANE ANONYMOUS

Happy Friday, YA pals! My last Day’s YA of 2019 is a dark thriller that will keep you awake until 2020. JANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria Stolarz9781250303707Available January 7, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss “Jane” (we don’t know her real name) was kidnapped the summer before her senior […]

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2020 Texas Tayshas List

2020 Texas Tayshas List

We’re thrilled to have three Macmillan titles on the 2020 Texas Tayshas Reading List! BIRTHDAY by Meredith Russo (in the Top 10!) SADIE by Courtney Summers THE GILDED WOLVES by Roshani Chokshi The Tayshas Reading List is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians from the Young Adult Round Table (YART). The […]

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Day’s YA – FOUL IS FAIR

TGIF, YA pals! “Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.” FOUL IS FAIR by Hannah Capin9781250239549Available February 18, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 to 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss Trigger Warning: sexual assault After Elle is raped on her sixteenth birthday, she devises a foolproof revenge plan. She […]

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Kirkus’ Best YA of 2018

Kirkus’ Best YA of 2018

Kirkus Reviews just released their Best YA of 2018 lists and three Macmillan titles made the cut! Best YA Fantasy of 2018: THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert Welcome to The Hazel Wood, Melissa Albert’s fierce, captivating contemporary fantasy about a seventeen-year-old girl who must venture into the world behind a pitch-dark, cult-classic collection of […]

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YA Books for Adults

YA Books for Adults

If you’re an adult who reads YA, we’ve got great news! Our friends over at Booklist published an article featuring 10 YA books that are perfect for adult readers, including SADIE by Courtney Summers and THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert. Read what they have to say below, and check out the full article here. SADIE by […]

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Introducing “The Girls” Podcast

Introducing “The Girls” Podcast

Courtney Summers’ YA thriller SADIE is already making noise: Booklist‘s starred review called it “captivating.” Kirkus Reviews‘s starred review called it “A riveting tour de force.” Our very own YA gal, Emily, called it “heartbreaking and haunting.” And now it’s making even more noise! Coming August 1 to a pair of headphones near you: The Girls, a “true […]

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