For fresh WWII reads, look no further than author Sara Ackerman, who sets all her WWII historical fiction in her native Hawaii. In her latest, RADAR GIRLS [MIRA, July 27], 23-year-old Daisy joins the Women’s Air Raid Defense to help with the cause–and finds unexpected sisterhood and purpose along the way. Says School Library Journal: This historical novel transports readers to the islands of Hawai’i where the culture is fierce, (read more…)
Whatever your current #musicmood, we’ve got a book (and a song) for you! Feeling dark dinner party vibes? Lucky you, we’ve got you covered. Looking for quirky songs, such as a nod to a story about a heart-stealing (in a best way) automaton? Yep, got that too. Check out our latest Music Matches, unveiled at ALA Annual 2021, where our staff members match you with everything from recent Harlequin Trade Publishing (read more…)
The Core Committee Recognizing Excellence in Children’s and Young Adult Science Fiction is charged with annually selecting a list of notable children’s and YA science fiction titles. One of their picks? THE SOUND OF STARS (Hardcover), the debut by our wonderful sci-fi writer (and, incidentally, baking extraordinaire), Alechia Dow.
Whatever your current #musicmood, we’ve got a book (and a song) for you! Feeling country? Check. Jonesing for Kpop? We’ve got you. Check out our latest Music Matches, unveiled at ALA MW 2021, where our staff members match you with everything from recent Harlequin Trade Publishing favorites to YA paperbacks from Inkyard. Happy listening/reading! Find your perfect match here: HTP Music Match V.2 Inkyard Music Match (YA Paperback edition) (And (read more…)
2021 BFYA (Best Fiction for Young Adults) List Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite (Inkyard, Hardcover and Paperback) Don’t Read the Comments by Eric Smith (Inkyard Press, Hardcover and Paperback) 2021 Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers List These Vengeful Hearts by Katherine Laurin (Inkyard, Hardcover) 2021 Alex Awards List (adult books with YA appeal) The Kids Are Gonna Ask by Gretchen Anthony (Park Row, Paperback) CONGRATULATIONS (read more…)