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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Holiday Reads

Holiday Reads

Welcome to Wednesday! It is my pleasure to share with you Macmillan’s many wonderful holiday-themed titles. Though I am a Festival of Lights (aka Hanukkah) kinda gal, Christmas is my favorite time of year.  I had my first taste of Eggnog (it may have been spiked!) during Thanksgiving and I am hooked! And is there […]

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Kirkus LOVES Dirty Wings!

Kirkus LOVES Dirty Wings!

Good morning and welcome back dear librarians! I’m thrilled to share the news that Sarah McCarry’s DIRTY WINGS was chosen by Kirkus as a 2014 Best Teen Book. And School Library Journal named it a “Hot in YA” pick. Praise for DIRTY WINGS: “[A] lyrical stand-alone prequel…The prose is exquisitely crafted, moving effortlessly from dizzying […]

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