Harlequin for Libraries

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The short story collection ALL OUT: THE NO-LONGER-SECRET STORIES OF QUEER TEENS THROUGHOUT THE AGES is the critically acclaimed anthology edited by author Saundra Mitchell, featuring diverse historical fiction by 17 celebrated YA authors. Now she’s back with OUT NOW: QUEER WE GO AGAIN! [Inkyard Press, May 2020] and this time she’s rounded up a new posse of queer YA authors you know and love to present 17 new contemporary (read more…)

Adi Alsaid’s latest novel, WE DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS [Inkyard Press, April 2020], opens with an annual high school lock-in legendary for changing lives. But this time, thanks to a group of eco-warrior students, it just might end up changing the world too. In this Q&A with Monica Phillips from the North Richland Hills Library, the author talks climate change, teens and social action, and “sad white boy music.” Q: (read more…)

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Welcome to our new Local Authors. Local Spots. series, where authors share their favorite neighborhood gems.  JT ELLISON is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 20 novels, and the EMMY-award winning co-host of A WORD ON WORDS, Nashville’s premier literary show. With millions in print, her work—including recent LibraryReads pick Good Girls Lie (MIRA Books)—has won critical acclaim, prestigious awards, and has been published (read more…)

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Sam Lansky’s novel Broken People [Hanover Square Press, June 2020] is both a commentary on the current wellness trend and one man’s exquisite journey into the very heart of his own brokenness. In homage to the book, we have a mocktail recipe we think befitting a book club full of soul-searchers such as yourselves. Download the non-alcoholic drink recipe here.   Praise for Broken People: “Sam Lansky’s debut novel sends (read more…)

Beloved YA author Adi Alsaid is back with WE DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS [Inkyard Press, April 7], a timely novel for the earth-lovers in all of us. Meet the students of the elite Central International School (Go sea cucumbers!): every year, they wait with great anticipation for the school’s legendary annual lock-in. But little do they know, any plans of glory are about to be disrupted by a small group (read more…)