NHLA YA Book Buzz Recap

Earlier today, we presented a few of our upcoming YA titles to the New Hampshire Library Association. If you missed the buzz or just want a refresher, see below for a list of all of the titles we presented and a link to the slides. Click here to download our slideshow presentation WHEN THEY CALL […]

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Day’s YA: EVENTIDE

Hello, YA folks! Our pal from Tor Teen, Isa Caban, is visiting Day’s YA today to tell you about EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman! EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman9781250224736Available on October 6, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss A BookExpo 2020 YA Buzz Finalist! What if your life was a […]

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Day’s YA: DATING MAKES PERFECT

Hello, YA Friends! Samantha is back with another Day’s YA guest post! DATING MAKES PERFECT is a delightful enemies-to-lovers YA rom-com. DATING MAKES PERFECT by Pintip Dunn9781682814970Available now from Entangled: TeenAges 14 – 18 High School Senior Winnie Tech (Orrawin Techavachara) is not allowed to date until college. Or so say her parents. But after […]

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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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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes an ANIMAL FARM-esque world, an intimate Irish memoir, and a harrowing blend of memoir and cultural investigation. TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy97803745387438/4/2020 “Murphy’s urban update of Animal Farm and Alfonzo’s intellectual and emotional conundrums will intrigue advanced YA readers.” —Booklist, YA Interest INVENTORY by Darran Anderson97803742775818/4/2020 […]

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Color with MacLib!

Collect all four coloring sheets and share your masterpieces with us using #MacLibColors on social media! Coloring sheet #1: AMELIA UNABRIDGED (click to download) Coming soon…Coloring sheet #2 (September): SLINGSHOTColoring sheet #3 (October): TALES FROM THE HINTERLANDColoring sheet #4 (November): YOU HAVE A MATCH We’ll be sharing each coloring sheet in our monthly newsletter. If […]

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Booklist’s Top 10 Fantasy/SF for Youth: GIRL, SERPENT, THORN

Booklist has named their Top 10 Fantasy / Sci-Fi for Youth of 2020, and GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust made the list! GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust9781250196149Available now from Flatiron BooksAges 12-18 “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian culture to create a world simmering […]

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Day’s YA: WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition)

“And for me, too, it started the year I turned twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.” WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World […]

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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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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a memoir infused with hints of true crime, a sci-fi adventure, a twisty crime thriller, and a sparkling debut fantasy. THE HEART AND OTHER MONSTERS by Rose Andersen97816355751497/7/2020 “Older readers will enjoy Andersen’s honest, straightforward writing, and her portrayal of the relationship between the young sisters.” […]

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