We’re looking ahead at our forthcoming releases and feeling spooktacular! Check out our October book recommendations for LibraryReads and remember to vote for all your favorites by Sept. 1. Our catalog of recommended October titles can be found here. Are you a first-time voter? Welcome to the wonderful world of LibraryReads! Check out this handy-dandy tutorial video on voting with Edelweiss and NetGalley here.
Our next Bookstravaganza is just around the corner! On August 13, hear about upcoming titles and meet our stellar line-up of authors who will be answering our prompts related to the theme of “home.” Naima Simone (Christmas in Rose Bend) Viola Shipman (The Secret of Snow) Lisa Unger (Last Girl Ghosted) Jacquelyn Mitchard (The Good Son) Nancy Jooyoun Kim (The Last Story of Mina Lee) Register here!
It’s not too late to register to see author/agent Eric Smith on the Summer Lovin’ panel this morning at SLJTeen Live! He’ll speak on his magical YA rom-com YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY [Inkyard press, Nov. 2]. Registration is free. Update: and if you missed it, have no fear. While you’re at it, be sure to request a DRC of YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY on Netgalley here. (read more…)
In their recent starred review for Vera Kurian’s NEVER SAW ME COMING [Park Row, September 7], Booklist also noted that “the college-age cast and edgy story will easily grab teen readers’ attention.” A possible addition to your YA collections, perhaps? NEVER SAW ME COMING is available to preview on Edelweiss or Netgalley.(And if you love the read, please consider voting it for LibraryReads by August 1.)
Who knew that pitting a campus killer against psychopathic college students would be the perfect ingredients for an explosive thriller? Says Booklist in their STARRED REVIEW of Vera Kurian’s debut masterpiece NEVER SAW ME COMING [Park Row, Sept. 7], and of the book’s deliciously devious narrator Chloe: “Kurian expertly threads revenge and cat-and-mouse story arcs with Chloe’s frank, show-stealing narration. This bar-raising debut exposes the gray areas in an often (read more…)