Adult Books for Teens

THIS MONTH’S ROUNDUP OF ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS INCLUDES AN IMMERSIVE COMING-OF-AGE STORY, A DEBUT SCI-FI FROM A FORMER NFL PLAYER, AND A GUIDE TO SELF-AWARENESS FROM FROM A BELOVED OB-GYN. A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler97812502372793/10/20 For fans of Celeste Ng and Jodi Picoult, a stunning page-turner about two very different families living […]

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Day’s YA: MORE THAN MAYBE

Happy Friday, YA pals! If you loved rooting for Annie and Clay in Erin Hahn’s debut, YOU’D BE MINE, then you’re going to absolutely adore Vada and Luke, who have both managed to fall for each other without the other one knowing. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn9781250231642Available July 21, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 […]

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Day’s YA: CRAVE

Guest post alert!!This week’s Day’s YA post is coming at ya from Library Marketing Assistant, Samantha!! Goodbye #TeamEdward and #TeamJacob! Hello #TeamGraceAndJaxon!   CRAVE by Tracy Wolff9781640638952Available April 7, 2020 from Entangled: TeenAges 14 and up After Grace’s parents are killed in a car accident, she is shipped off (more like flown and snowmobiled) from San […]

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Day’s YA: LOBIZONA

AAAWWWHOOOOO!!!! For those of you who don’t speak werewolf, that’s “READ THIS BOOOOOOOK!!!” LOBIZONA by Romina Garber9781250239129Available May 5, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 to 18Available to download as an e-galley Manu is in hiding in Miami because she is an illegal Argentinian immigrant and because of her unusual eyes. If she is recognized, she […]

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Stars for THE SILVERED SERPENTS!

THE SILVERED SERPENTS—Roshani Chokshi’s stunning sequel to THE GILDED WOLVES—has received THREE starred reviews and we’re over the moon! “The sleeker, smarter, sharper, and bloodier follow-up that fans of THE GILDED WOLVES deserve.” —School Library Journal, starred review “As always, Chokshi’s prose is mesmerizing and haunting, but the story’s magic emanates from a poignant but […]

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Day’s YA: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD

Hey, YA pals! For anyone in need of a mid-Winter pick me up… IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina Kenwood9781250219268Available April 7, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 12 to 18Available to download as an e-galley Natalie’s parents are divorcing, her two best friends are in love with each other, she still doesn’t know where […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Day’s YA: ANNA K

Happy Valentine’s Day, YA folks! In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing with you a classic love story with a modern twist. ANNA K: A Love Story by Jenny Lee9781250236432Available March 3, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 14 to 18Available to download as an e-galley In an elite world of Hot Lists, raucous parties, and designer […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a technological thriller, a sci-fi novella, and a journalist’s memoir of life under ISIS. THE GOD GAME by Danny TobeyFive ambitious high school students find their lives at risk when a video game that thinks it’s God won’t let them quit. “Teen gamers will be drawn […]

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Day’s YA: ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED

Happy Thursday, YA pals! “Summer lovin’ gets a Southern twist in this addicting coming-of-age gay romance . . . Poignant, piquant, and not to be missed.” —Kirkus Reviews ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie Gonzales9781250315892Available March 3, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss After a fun summer fling, Ollie and […]

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