What happened in YA last month? Here is a quick round up of featured posts on The Hub and other links to keep you up to date when collecting for your teens.
At the Hub
- Amazing Audiobooks, Volume 3 – featuring fantastic characters and a dash of magical realism
- QuickPick Immigrants and Refugees – new books are being written to inform the public of the realities of those seeking sanctuary
- QuickPick Science Fiction – four science fiction stories with fabulous hooks
- Banned Books: International Edition -international books that have found their way onto our Banned Books List
- QuickPick Novels in Verse – four titles with four very different approaches
- Romantic Comedies – escape into a fun-filled romantic comedy when you could use a little levity, love, and fun
- QuickPick Social Media in YA Fiction these titles serve as fascinating yet cautionary tales of social media
- Amazing Audiobooks Volume 2 – featuring historical LGBTQ romance, nonfiction, a murder mystery and more.
- Women in Comics – Refugee Experiences – Graphic novels featuring refugee stories from around the world.
- Monthly Monday Poll – Which YA book referencing modern or historical child-labor issues is your favorite?
Books & Reading
- For those looking for an October spooky read, Feral Youth a short story collection edited by Shaun David Hutchinson
- Take 5: Some of the Best Feminist YA on Rape Culture in Quotes
- For fans of the Grishaverse, and lovers of Nikolai, preview Leigh Bardugo’s King of Scars, coming 2019
- Kirkus Collections aims to make it easier to find diverse YA
- September 12 saw the release of Shadowhouse Fall, the anticipated sequel to Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older
- Need some Non-Fiction Graphic Novels for your teens?
- Lots of YA titles rounded up by Penguin Random House
Movies & TV
All Things Audio
In the News
- House Votes to Save Library Funding, NEA and NEH
- Teen Read Week coming up October 8
- National Book Awards announces long list titles for Young People’s Literature were announced including The Hate U Give and American Street
— Cathy Outten, currently reading They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera