WAVEHOUSE Author: Alice Kaltman Pub. Date: June 15, 2018 Publisher: Fitzroy Books About the novel: Sixteen year-old Anna Dugan is a super surfer who feels most at home when taking off on a ten-foot wave. But surf culture bores Anna big time. While other surfers follow trends and speak the lingo, Anna harbors a secret desire to be … More YA Spotlight: Wavehouse by Alice Kaltman with GIVEAWAY!
Where the Sea Takes Me (Sea #2) by Heidi R. Kling Genre: YA Contemporary Release Date: June 4th 2018 Entangled Teen Summary: Two years later might as well be two lifetimes. Sienna’s in college, working hard to achieve her dreams, and trying to love another boy—and halfway succeeding. She’d be totally happy with her life if she … More YA Spotlight: Where the Sea Takes Me by Heidi R. Kling with giveaway!
From talented YA author Tara Eglington, comes the follow-up to her page-turning, funny and delicious romp of a debut, How to Keep a Boy from Kissing You. In KISSING GAMES (Wednesday Books; June 5, 2018), Eglington’s delightful leading lady Aurora is off on another adventure, involving even more kissing. Filled with sweet high school love, … More YA Spotlight: Kissing Games by Tara Eglington
BACON PIE by Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo is available now and this post includes a giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo and Rockstar Book Tours. If you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. About The Book: Title: BACON PIE … More YA Spotlight: Bacon Pie by Candace Robinson & Gerardo Delgadillo
Julia Day’s Fade to Us is a story about found families, the bond of sisterhood, and the agony and awe of first love. Brooke’s summer is going to be EPIC— having fun with her friends and a job that lets her buy a car. Then her new stepfather announces his daughter is moving in. Brooke has always … More YA Spotlight and Giveaway: Fade to Us by Julia Day
Happy Halloween! The first exciting novel in a brand-new series from New York Times bestselling author C. C. Hunter! Her dad’s job is with the dead . . . and he’s bringing his work home with him. Once again, seventeen-year-old Riley Smith is the new kid in school and her dad’s career has her back to being … More Halloween YA Spotlight: The Mortician’s Daughter by C.C. Hunter
SPARKED by Helena Echlin and Malena Waltros YA Supernatural Thriller Release date: October 3, 2017 About the novel: Sparked is a gripping mystery with supernatural twists, which portrays the complex relationship between sisters. Laurel Goodwin wakes up to find her older sister Ivy missing from the tiny bedroom of their Airstream trailer. A nightmare convinces her … More YA Spotlight: SPARKED by Helena Echlin and Malena Waltrous
As a recent graduate of Wesleyan University, Jenny Fran Davis has written a fresh, witty young adult debut told in a series of letters, emails, journal entries and various ephemera that capture a year of the high school experience of one spunky heroine. Where’d You Go, Bernadette for the YA audience, EVERYTHING MUST GO (Wednesday … More YA Spotlight: Everything Must Go by Jenny Fran Davis
We all remember our awkward first love, the rush of unknown feelings and not knowing quite what to say. Candace Ganger captures all of the bumps in the road and simmering chemistry of those early days in THE INEVITABLE COLLISION OF BIRDIE & BASH (St. Martin’s Griffin; July 25, 2017). Ganger, a contributing writer for … More YA Spotlight: The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash by Candace Ganger
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan St. Martin’s Griffin Now available in paperback! “You Know Me Well perfectly encapsulates those fraught, end-all-be-all feelings of high school romance and graduation…the raw emotion of this novel will delight fans of Rainbow Rowell and John Green.” —BOOKPAGE, June issue Nina LaCour, the award-winning author … More YA Spotlight: You Know Me Well by NYT bestselling and award winning authors David Levithan and Nina LaCour – paperback release!