YALSA Symposium Book Buzz Recap (11/3/19)

YALSA Symposium Book Buzz Recap (11/3/19)

Over the weekend, we jetted off to Memphis for a few days of BBQ and books at the YALSA Symposium! If you weren’t able to attend (or need a refresher), here are the books we presented at the Book Buzz on Sunday morning: WHERE THE WORLD ENDS | Geraldine McCaughreanDecember 3, 20199781250225498YA Fiction / Historical […]

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2020 YALSA Award Nominees

2020 YALSA Award Nominees

Congratulations to our nominees for YALSA’s 2020 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! THE GRACE YEAR by Kim LiggettAvailable now from Wednesday BooksAges 14 to 18 No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden.Girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, drive women mad with jealousy. They believe […]

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Our 2019 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2019 Reading List (The Reading List is an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers selected by RUSA’s Reading List Council.) Adrenaline Short ListJAR OF HEARTS by […]

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Our 2019 YALSA Award Winners!

Our 2019 YALSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for ALA / YALSA’s various reading lists this year! 2019 Best Fiction for Young AdultsTHE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa AlbertSADIE by Courtney SummersMIRAGE by Somaiya DaudSKY IN THE DEEP by Adrienne YoungFRANKIE by Shivaun Plozza See the full 2019 BFYA list here 2019 Amelia Bloomer Project […]

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Teen Read Week (VOTE FOR CARAVAL!)

Teen Read Week (VOTE FOR CARAVAL!)

Happy Teen Read Week! Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA). It began in 1998 and is held annually in October. Its purpose is to encourage teens to be regular readers and library users. You can also join the conversation on Twitter by using […]

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BFYA 2019 Nominee – SKY IN THE DEEP

BFYA 2019 Nominee – SKY IN THE DEEP

Congratulations to our nominee for YALSA’s 2019 Best Fiction for Young Adults list: SKY IN THE DEEP!! SKY IN THE DEEP by Adrienne Young Available now from Wednesday Books Ages 12 to 18 OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the […]

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BFYA 2019 Nominee: THE HAZEL WOOD

BFYA 2019 Nominee: THE HAZEL WOOD

Congratulations to our nominee for YALSA’s 2019 Best Fiction for Young Adults list: THE HAZEL WOOD!! THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert  Available now from Flatiron Books YA Ages 12 to 18 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 […]

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CARAVAL is a Teens’ Top Ten nominee!

CARAVAL is a Teens’ Top Ten nominee!

Welcome, welcome to Teens’ Top Ten! Stephanie Garber’s CARAVAL was just named a 2018 YALSA Teens’ Top Ten nominee!          The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year. Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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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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