FEBRUARY

  • A star for Girl Made of Stars
    Ashley Herring Blake's third YA novel, Girl Made of Stars, has earned a starred review from School Library Journal: "The book explores so many topics—consent, slut shaming, rape culture, what it means to move on from trauma... A compassionate and engaging novel about what it means to tell your truth, no matter how painful it might be. A must-read for all YA shelves."
     
  • Booklist gives The CEO Next Door a star
    In its starred review of Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell's The CEO Next DoorBooklist declares the book "An enlightening and engaging read."
     
  • You Can Stop Humming Now earns a star
    Library Journal has given Daniela J. Lamas' forthcoming book You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor’s Stories of Life, Death, and In Between, a starred review, raving: “This thoughtful, reflective, and beautifully rendered book examines the costs of modern medicine. Readers who enjoy books by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, or Paul Kalanithi's When Breath Becomes Air will find this volume moving and provocative.”

JANUARY

  • PW reviews The CEO Next Door
    In its review of Elena L. Botelho and Kim R. Powell's The CEO Next DoorPublishers Weekly declares: "Botelho and Powell have created a thought-provoking look at successful leadership without the typical bluster.”
     
  • PW reviews You Can Stop Humming Now
    Daniela J. Lamas' forthcoming book You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor’s Stories of Life, Death, and In Between, Publishers Weekly raves: "Lamas weaves a thoughtful and beautiful narrative...The author wonderfully captures the lives of those who’ve completed treatment and adjusted to a new existence."
     
  • Ivy Aberdeen collects stars
    Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World, the forthcoming middle-grade book by author Ashley Herring Blake, has racked up three starred reviews from Kirkus, School Library Journal and Publishers WeeklySays Kirkus, "Ivy’s story is no mere niche-filler in LGBTQ middle-grade realism—it’s a standard-setter."
     
  • The Light at the Bottom of the World sold
    London Shah's debut novel, the YA sci-fi The Light at the Bottom of the World, has sold to Augusta Harris and Emily Meehan at Disney, for publication in Fall 2019.
     
  • The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James sold
    Author Ashley Herring Blake's second middle-grade novel, The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James, has sold to Kheryn Callender at Little, Brown, for publication in 2019.
     
  • The Gentleman's Guide audiobook is an ALA Top Ten
    The audiobook for Mackenzi Lee's The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue has been named a Top Ten Selection among YALSA's 2018 Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults.