Tag: youth fiction

Book Trailer Thursday: THE SMOKE THIEVES

Sally Green, author of the internationally bestselling Half Bad series, makes her triumphant return with The Smoke Thieves (Viking). The first in a new trilogy, it follows five protagonists—a princess preparing for a political marriage, the soldier she loves, a servant hatching a plot against his prince, a wayward thief, and a young demon hunter risking […]

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Reviews of the Week with J. C. Cervantes, Kim Stanley Robinson, Katherine Arden, and More!

Reviews of the Week with J. C. Cervantes, Kim Stanley Robinson, Katherine Arden, and More!

Every weekday we feature a different review on Booklist Online. These reviews are notable for different reasons—they may be starred, or high-demand, or especially relevant to the current issue’s spotlight. We’ve collected the reviews from August 13-17 below. Monday, August 13  The Storm Runner, by J. C. Cervantes Zane Obispo is content exploring the volcano in his backyard with his […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE

Tomi Adeyemi’s debut novel, which already has a movie deal in the works, is a feast for fantasy lovers. A world stripped of magic, a people feared and oppressed, and a ruthless king create the foundation for Zélie’s story. Her quest to avenge her mother’s death and return magic to her people will keep readers […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: WHAT IF…

With stunning textures and lyrical storytelling, this tale of a young girl with an insatiable creativity will inspire any creator who peruses its pages. Samantha Berger and Mike Curato collaborate to give life to a protagonist who daydreams how she would express her creativity if, say, she no longer had a pencil. She could certainly […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: DEAD WEIGHT

Through the collaborative efforts of writers Terry Blas (collaborative author for The Amazing World of Gumball graphic novel) and Molly Muldoon (contributor to the Cardboard Kingdom graphic novel) and illustrator Matthew Seely comes their debut graphic novel, Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom (Oni). Featuring a diverse cast of teenage-campers and counselors, Dead Weight takes readers on […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: HELLO HELLO

From New York Times-bestselling author Brendan Wenzel, known best his for Caldecott Honor book They All Saw a Cat, comes a new, engaging romp through the animal kingdom. Hello Hello (Chronicle), with its minimal, rhyming text and warmly illustrated characters, gentle introduces young readers to wildlife conservation. Wenzel’s playful text and endearing illustrations of over […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: WISHTREE

Award-winning children’s author Katherine Applegate is back with a new and timely installment. For many years, Red–a wise, old oak tree–has stood tall over her neighborhood. Every May, an Irish tradition prompts the neighborhood to tie wishes and dreams to Red’s hanging branches. Those who have participated have always been thoughtful to each other and […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: THE LOST RAINFOREST

In The Lost Rainforest: Mez’s Magic (HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen), Eliot Schrefer builds a world where night and day are completely and utterly divided. Animals in the rainforest who prowl during the night remain magically asleep during the day, while those who walk in the sun sleep forever at night—except for Mez, a panther born during the […]

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The Latest Booklist: Spring Youth Preview

The Latest Booklist: Spring Youth Preview

The February 15 issue of Booklist magazine is now live. Visit Booklist Online, where you’ll find 254 new reviews and four new feature articles and lists. The articles will be free to all for the next two weeks—to have unrestricted access, you’ll need to log in. If you aren’t yet a subscriber, or you do subscribe but haven’t […]

Top 20 Youth Novel Covers 2017
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Top 20 Youth Novel Covers 2017

The usual caveats: I am an individual human being with my own tastes, often inscrutable to even myself; I probably saw 80 zillion book covers this year and forgot 70 zillion of them; I didn’t have the time or wherewithal to figure out the artists and designers. Look, I did my best! Enjoy. (I’ve listed […]