Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Teen

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Let Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite be your armchair travel guides this summer to the Haiti that the sister-author duo know and love. And now especially is your chance: their debut, DEAR HAITI, LOVE ALAINE [Inkyard Press] has been selected as Hoopla’s Book Club YA Pick! The ebook and audio formats of the book are available to check out at Hoopla now, and to further enrich your journey, be sure (read more…)

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The now-multihyphenate Adi Alsaid, previously known as the beloved author of books like Let’s Get Lost, North of Happy, and We Didn’t Ask for This, can now add the title of editor to his resume: he contributed to, and and edited, the poignant anthology COME ON IN [Inkyard Press, October 13]. This lyrical collection of 15 stories, written by YA writer superstars who are immigrants or children of immigrants, are as (read more…)

TLA in July, you ask? Why yes indeed, and friendly PSA, if you are registered for the virtual TLA Summer of Learning virtual event, you can check out a duo of panels that feature two favorite Inkyard authors … pre-recorded so that you can view at your leisure! Find both panels here. Saundra Mitchell (ALL OUT; OUT NOW): Short & Sweet Panel: Collections of YA Fiction and Nonfiction Dana L. (read more…)

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In Francina Simone‘s vibrant #ownvoices, body-positive debut SMASH IT! (Sept. 22, Inkyard Press), a teen girl’s surprise part in a hip-hopera high school production of Othello leads to a transformational journey of self-empowerment…and Kirkus Reviews just awarded the book with the shiny star that it already is: ⭐“Simone’s prose masterfully crafts an honest and likable voice in Olivia that is bolstered by the cast of diverse supporting characters and combines (read more…)

Our ideal TLA dinner pairing? A meal at Houston’s Beard Award-winning Oaxacan restaurant Xochi, and a chance to meet YA author Adi Alsaid, who has penned the starred-reviewed novel WE DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS [Inkyard Press, April 2020]. But since we couldn’t make it out to Houston, we decided to bring Xochi and Adi to you. See below for a round-up of recipes from Xochi for the more gifted culinarians (read more…)