Day’s YA – 13 MINUTES

Hello and happy Thursday to all of my lovely YA librarians! Welcome to the newest edition of Day’s YA! Today’s book takes a bit of a darker turn (because who doesn’t love a thriller during the holidays?), so buckle up!   13 MINUTES by Sarah Pinborough 9781250123855 Ages 13 to 18 Natasha Howland is the […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (12/19/2017 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (12/19/2017 Edition)

Happy #ewgcya day, YA librarians! Great news: WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by Sara Lovestam and POPPIES OF IRAQ by Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim were both included in Kirkus Reviews’ list of Best Teen Books of 2017! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 4pm EST […]

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Nominees for YALSA’s 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list

Nominees for YALSA’s 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list

We’re so pleased to report that the following titles have been nominated for YALSA’s 2018 Great Graphic Novels for Teens list! FIRE!!: THE ZORA NEALE HURSTON STORY by Peter Bagge POPPIES OF IRAQ by Brigitte Findakly and Lewis Trondheim ROLLING BLACKOUTS: DISPATCHES FROM TURKEY, SYRIA, AND IRAQ by Sarah Glidden UNCOMFORTABLY HAPPILY by Yeon-sik Hong […]

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Day’s YA – I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU

Day’s YA – I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU

Hey hey YA readers! Emily here, your friendly neighborhood YA aficionado, with my thoughts on another SPECTACULAR book. I’ve been on a bit of a fairy tale/fantasy kick lately (as you could probably tell from my previous two posts, which I’m going to shamelessly plug here and here), so this brilliant piece of realistic fiction […]

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2018 TxLA Maverick Graphic Novel List

2018 TxLA Maverick Graphic Novel List

We’re so thrilled to have two Macmillan titles on the 2018 Maverick Graphic Novel list! SHIRLEY JACKSON’S “THE LOTTERY”: THE AUTHORIZED GRAPHIC ADAPTATION by Miles Hyman THE WENDY PROJECT by Melissa Jane Osborne and Veronica Fish The Texas Maverick Graphic Novels Reading List (TMGNRL) is a recommended reading list developed by public and school librarians […]

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2018 Texas Tayshas List

2018 Texas Tayshas List

We’re proud to have four Macmillan titles on the 2018 Texas Tayshas Reading List! A CROWN OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming WE ARE STILL TORNADOES by Michael Kun and Susan Mullen WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore The Tayshas Reading List is a […]

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Day’s YA – SKY IN THE DEEP

Hello to all my YA folks! Welcome back to Day’s YA, where I share my candid responses to YA titles from Wednesday Books and Flatiron Books YA. Today’s post features one of my all-time favorite upcoming titles. It’s got Viking warriors, brutal battles, a bit of heart, and a fierce female lead. Are you excited? […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (11/21/2017 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (11/21/2017 Edition)

Hello hello! It’s been a great month for YA lit! Melissa Albert’s THE HAZEL WOOD now has FOUR starred reviews and NOT NOW, NOT EVER by Lily Anderson is on the Winter 2017-2018 Kids’ Indie Next List! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 4pm EST […]

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Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Welcome to the 2018 Books for Teens post! I am Emily Day, Macmillan’s Library Marketing Assistant / YA Specialist and your host and curator of this post. I recently moved to NYC from Boston, where I worked as a bookseller at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, an intern at Charlesbridge Publishing and the Horn Book, and […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday!

Teen Talk Tuesday!

It’s #TeenTalkTuesday and we’re reading: VALLEY OF FIRES by J. Barton Mitchell (The Conquered Earth #3) The sci-fi tour de force series set in an alien-invaded post-apocalyptic world concludes as the teens must unite Earth’s disparate survivors to overthrow its alien invaders once and for all. “In the conclusion to his science-fantasy trilogy… the battles […]

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