2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers

Check out these fantastic titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! JANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria StolarzONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie GonzalesWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin This annual list identifies titles aimed at encouraging reading among teens who dislike to read for any reason. Find the full list here. […]

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2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults

Check out these stellar titles included in YALSA’s 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! FABLE by Adrienne YoungGIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa BashardoustLOBIZONA by Romina GarberTWEET CUTE by Emma LordTHE HENNA WARS by Adiba JaigirdarTHE LIFE AND MEDIEVAL TIMES OF KIT SWEETLY by Jamie Pacton The purpose of this annual list is to provide […]

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2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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WAYWARD SON is a 2020 Teens’ Top Ten pick!

YALSA named their 2020 Teens’ Top Ten list, and WAYWARD SON is in the #1 spot! WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell9781250146076 Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 YALSA’s 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 […]

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2020 Teen’s Top Ten Voting

This year’s Teens’ Top Ten finalists include THE GRACE YEAR by Kim Liggett and WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell! 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 libraries around the […]

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Teens’ Top Ten 2020 Nominees

YALSA announced the nominees for the 2020 Teens’ Top Ten list, and we’re thrilled to have three titles nominated! 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 libraries around the […]

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Our 2020 ALA 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! ADULT RUSA NOTABLES LIST An annual best-of list comprised of twenty six titles written for adult readers and published in the US including fiction, nonfiction and poetry. TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi […]

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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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