Young Adult Archive

10 Jan 2017

Our most anticipated YA book, from acclaimed author, Benjamin Alire Sáenz!

Following the multi-award winning Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Saenz has brought a gorgeous new story about love, identity, and families lost and found. This timely novel explores modern families and growing up while beautifully weaving in diverse and complex characters. The Inexplicable Logic of
20 Sep 2016

For Your Reading Leisure: Under Rose-Tainted Skies

*Advance Praise for Under Rose-Tainted Skies* “Exciting, edifying and deeply moving, Under Rose Tainted Skies will deeply engage a broad range of readers drawing upon compassion and self reflection, to make for an unusually potent reading experience.”—Kenny Brechner, DDG Booksellers   “Thoughtful, heartbreaking, and at times laugh-out-loud funny, Louise
29 Jul 2016

Q&A with Gina Damico

In Gina Damico’s newest novel, Wax, which goes on sale next week, a teenage girl stumbles into a secret workshop at the infamous Grosholtz Candle Factory. There, beneath the suffocating scent of Americana, she discovers a collection of wax sculptures that seem just a little too life-like—a suspicion that is later
8 Jul 2016

Weekend Read: Mirage

Looking for a fast-paced YA read? In Mirage, Seventeen-year-old Ryan Poitier Sharpe is a gutsy, outgoing girl who spends her summer days hurling herself out of planes at her parents’ skydiving center in the Mojave Desert. Fiercely independent and willing to take risks, she challenges those around her to live
29 Jun 2016

Survival Tips for Black River Falls

In Black River Falls, the gripping new YA novel from bestselling author, Jeff Hirsch, an entire town has been robbed of its memories—and its humanity. But there is one teenage boy who remembers it all. We asked the author for some survival tips and here’s what he sent us: Hoping to
24 Jun 2016

Weekend Read: How It Ends

Looking for a great YA weekend read? Look no further! How It Ends by Catherine Lo is hot off the press, and a great way to kick off the first weekend of summer. Here’s a bit about the book: There are two sides to every story. It’s friends-at-first-sight for
20 Jun 2016

The Bad Decisions Playlist Playlist

Michael Rubens, author of the upcoming Bad Decisions Playlist (on sale in August) has put together an awesome playlist to kick off your summer. Read a bit about the book below, and listen to the full playlist here. Sixteen-year-old Austin is always messing up and then joking his way
13 Jun 2016

Sneek Peak: Two Must-Read Fall Titles

This fall we have a diverse range of books coming out. Two titles that we are particularly excited about are Some Writer: The Story of E.B. White by Melissa Sweet  and Girl on a Plane by Miriam Moss. Here’s a bit about each book and a snippet from each: Some
9 Jun 2016

Great YA Summer Read at a Steal

Looking for a great summer read? An Inheritance of Ashes pubbed last fall and the ebook is currently discounted to $2.99 for the month of June! Don’t miss out! About the book: The strange war down south—with its rumors of gods and monsters—is over. And while sixteen-year-old Hallie and her sister
29 Mar 2016

Sneak Peek: New YA Thriller by Jeff Hirsch

Black River Falls is a gripping YA novel from bestselling author, Jeff Hirsch that will be on sale July 5! In this fast-paced work of speculative fiction,  an entire town has been robbed of its memories—and its humanity. But there is one teenage boy who remembers it all. Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus