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Author Spotlight: Lazarus author Maryanne Melloan Woods

This week we're revealing the cover for Lazarus, a YA paranormal thriller our acquisitions manager has dubbed "Veronica Mars...with a ghost sidekick." It's a vibe we love, but of course the story is more complex than that, with complicated families, a heartbreaking romance, love, loss, suspense, and intrigue. Before we introduce the cover though, we… Continue reading Author Spotlight: Lazarus author Maryanne Melloan Woods

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The Key to the Universe Intro Video

When we first read The Key to the Universe, we fell in love with Patrick Scalisi's voice, the quirky characters, and the space adventure kicking off in an antique shop on another planet. Patrick calls it "science fiction for everyone" because it's fun for readers of all genres, not just the hardcore SciFi reader. He… Continue reading The Key to the Universe Intro Video

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The Owl’s Nest: learning resources for kids and teens

For many families, one of the most chaotic effects of the current COVID-19 crisis is having children out of school. Since all of our team members are moms, we are feeling that change acutely! In many ways, it’s wonderful to have the extra time together, but it’s also stressful to manage learning, boredom, anxiety and… Continue reading The Owl’s Nest: learning resources for kids and teens

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These Wicked Waters Intro Video

We asked Emily Layne to introduce her debut novel, These Wicked Waters, because when we first read her manuscript, we couldn't get over the fabulous voice, the teen sleuth curiosity, and ferocious sirens that defied our expectations of what mermaids should be. Join Emily for a fun, behind-the-scenes look at her debut YA fantasy, where… Continue reading These Wicked Waters Intro Video

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Better than Chocolate: Fixing the Future

The selections this week include all YA books set in the future that involve the dangers of medical tampering. Three of the four societies are post-apocalyptic. It’s easy to draw the conclusion that forceful changes to improve the human body will have disastrous consequences. In Delirium by Lauren Oliver, love has been labeled a disease,… Continue reading Better than Chocolate: Fixing the Future

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Meet the Author: Leigh Statham

Leigh Statham is the author of Daughter 4254, a fast-paced, romantic, and epic YA, in which Daughter grows up in a community where art, music and names are outlawed. She finds information that could further a rebellion against the community, but all she really wants is to run away and enjoy a quiet life of freedom.… Continue reading Meet the Author: Leigh Statham