2 Feb 2016

Happy Book Birthday to Raging Sea by Michael Buckley

Did you love last summer’s popular beach read Undertow, book one in the Undertow trilogy by bestselling author Michael Buckley? Then get ready to beat the winter blues with Raging Sea, book two in this explosive fantasy-adventure for young adult readers. Watch the book trailer here! In Undertow, a
21 Jan 2016

Ask the Dark Nominated for an Edgar Award!

Ask the Dark by Henry Turner is one of five nominees in the young adult category for the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2015. Congrats! The award winners will be announced April 28, 2016 at the
20 Jan 2016

Sneak Peek: Tell the Wind and Fire!

We are thrilled about the newest YA book from New York Times bestseller Sarah Rees Brennan. Tell the Wind and Fire is a magic-infused tale of romance and revolution, love and loss. In a world of opulent magic and merciless violence, two boys share a dangerous connection. One girl guards their
19 Jan 2016

The Countdown Is On: Into the Dim

Into the Dim, a new YA novel for fans of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander,  is on sale in just over a month! You can countdown to pub date with us here! Here’s a bit more about the story: When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles.
12 Jan 2016

Congratulations to Our 2016 ALA Award Winners and Honors

Yesterday the American Library Association (ALA) announced the top books, video, and audio books for children and young adults in it’s annual Midwinter Meeting. We’d like to congratulate all of the 2016 Youth Media Award Winners, including the following HMH Books for Young Readers and Clarion Titles and authors:
8 Jan 2016

Sneak Peek: The Bear and the Piano

One day, a bear cub finds something strange and wonderful in the forest. When he touches the keys, they make a horrible noise. Yet he is drawn back again and again. Eventually, he learns to play beautiful sounds, delighting his woodland friends. Then the bear is invited to share his
4 Jan 2016

YA Sneak Peek: The Art of Not Breathing

We are so excited about this debut novel from Sarah Alexander that pubs in April. The Art of Not Breathing is a story of love, loss, and the ties that bind us together. Here’s a bit about the book: Since her twin brother, Eddie, drowned five years ago, sixteen-year-old Elsie Main
17 Dec 2015

A Picture Book from Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski

Earlier this year, two-time Caldecott Honor artist Pamela Zagarenski made her debut as an author with The Whisper, a tender picture book about the magic of reading. We are delighted that The Whisper has received three starred reviews, and is an NPR Best Book of 2015, as well as a Kirkus
10 Dec 2015

Cover Reveal: Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill

Ever the Hunted by debut author Erin Summerill doesn’t pub until next December 2016, but we’re so excited to share an early look at the amazing book jacket with you on our social media platforms this week. Let us know what you think! The first in a duology, Ever the
8 Dec 2015

New This Week: Breakthrough! by Jim Murphy

Happy book birthday to Breakthrough!: How Three People Saved “Blue Babies” and Changed Medicine Forever by Newbery Honor winner Jim Murphy. In addition to its four starred reviews, Vicki Cobb recently blogged on the Huffington Post: “This is a book that is written for young adults. But don’t let