Day’s YA: I KISSED SHARA WHEELER

I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston97812502444515/3/22Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley When Chloe Green moved from LA to Alabama with her moms, she knew it would be four tortuous years. Four years of homophobic comments and close-minded puritanical leadership at Willowgrove Christian Academy. But the end—and the valedictorianship—are in sight. The […]

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2022 YA Starred Reviews Round-Up (so far)

These YA reads are all pretty stellar, but don’t just take our word for it—check out what Booklist, Publishers Weekly, BCCB, and Kirkus Reviews have to say in their starred reviews! WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker9781250174109 | available now “Packed with Shakespearean references both playful and somber . . . This breathtaking, meticulously plotted adventure […]

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2022 Best Fiction for Young Adults

YALSA has announced their 2022 Best Fiction for Young Adults list and we’re thrilled to have two titles on the list! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha BromfieldPERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales The purpose of this annual list is to provide librarians and library workers with a resource to use for collection development and reader’s advisory […]

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Day’s YA: ALL THE BEST LIARS

ALL THE BEST LIARS by Amelia Kahaney97812503127094/5/22Flatiron BooksAges 14-18 Syd, Brie, and Rain were inseparable. Spending sunkissed summer days running around and nights in each other’s homes, they lived through the strong intensity that first friendship brings. But when Brie’s life changes and she moves from the wrong side of the tracks where Syd and […]

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2021 Agatha Award Nominees

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles nominated for the 2021 Agatha Awards! Best Contemporary Novel THE MADNESS OF CROWDS: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise PennyHER PERFECT LIFE by Hank Phillippi Ryan Best Children’s/YA Mystery ENOLA HOLMES AND THE BLACK BAROUCHE by Nancy Springer […]

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Day’s YA: THE ONE TRUE ME AND YOU

THE ONE TRUE ME AND YOU by Remi K. England97812508148693/1/22Wednesday BooksAges 12-18 Teagan and Kaylee are both staying at the same hotel in Florida for the weekend, but they’re there for very different reasons. Teagan is competing in the Miss Cosmic Teen USA pageant and Kaylee is attending a fan-con for a Sherlock Holmes-inspired TV […]

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2022 Alex Awards

We’re thrilled to share that four Macmillan titles have been selected for this year’s Alex Awards! The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD by T.L. Huchu “Huchu writes with a refreshing voice, crafting an intimate […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YOUNG ADULT titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston | May 3, 2022 | 9781250244451NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | May 3, 2022 | 9781645674665WIND DAUGHTER by Joanna Ruth Meyer | May 17, 2022 | 9781645674368PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | May 24, […]

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Day’s YA: DAUGHTER

DAUGHTER by Kate McLaughlin97812508174403/8/21Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Scarlet has spent her whole life living with her overprotective mother who she loves, but also resents for keeping her from having a normal teenage life. She’s not allowed to date, have sleepovers, or go to parties. But when an FBI agent shows […]

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Day’s YA: THIS GOLDEN STATE

THIS GOLDEN STATE by Marit Weisenberg97812507862723/1/22Flatiron BooksAges 12-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Poppy Winslow and her family have spent the past eighteen years running away. From what? She has no idea. She doesn’t even know her parents’ real identities. But she does know one thing for sure—their lives will never be the same […]

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