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…)
After a helluva a year (the technical term for 2020), we were so pleased and honored to see four of our beloved titles featured in Library Journal’s Best Books 2020 Lists! Here’s hoping it’s a good omen for the promise of 2021! Now, let’s see what our friends at Library Journal had to say about their selections: LJ POP FICTION: SAVING RUBY KING by Catherine Adel West: A beautiful debut (read more…)
In her third YA novel, author/actor Dana L. Davis takes to the hip-hopera stage with ROMAN AND JEWEL (Jan. 5, Inkyard Press), and it has everything you could want in a holiday read. Forbidden romance? Check. #Ownvoices storytelling? Check. A Broadway/NYC setting? Check. Hamilton meets Geekerella? CHECK! So how is Dana spending her holiday after crafting this fabulous novel? She filled us in on what’s making her strange yuletide season (read more…)