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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.)

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…)

Get Out meets The Hate U Give in ONE OF THE GOOD ONES [Inkyard Press, Jan. 5], by sister-author duo Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite (Dear Haiti, Love Alaine). Here is a multi-POV story and poignant exploration of prejudice–in the unexpected form of a road trip narrative. In its starred review, Kirkus says of the book: ⭐“This novel … is an explosive look behind the hashtags at race and history, (read more…)

How are creatives staying inspired this season while doing their part staying at home? L&L thought they’d check in on their fantastic authors to find out! This week we fly to Brooklyn to drop in on Natalka Burian, author of  the powerful and lyrical novel, DAUGHTERS OF THE WILD (September 22, Park Row Books), about a young girl in a dystopian society fighting to save her lost child while discovering (read more…)

Rebel Girls cover

We are thrilled that Elizabeth Keenan’s YA novel of 90s nostalgia and bipartisan girl power, Rebel Girls [Inkyard Press, Sept. 10], just earned a starred review! Says Kirkus: “Keenan creates a timely narrative that will challenge teens to reflect on their personal values and engage in respectful discourse…A must-read.” Don’t miss this very necessary novel about two very different sisters on two very opposite sides of the abortion debate who (read more…)