May 23, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman | SLJ Review

The gray-eyed Owens children have always been strange, and not just because they like black clothing and are oddly buoyant.

6 Can’t-Miss Gems from 2017 | Adult Books 4 Teens

Sarah Hill presents some titles from last year to be aware of—and bids readers farewell.

All the (Psychological) Feels | Adult Books 4 Teens

It’s been an emotional time for many, and these rich reads, with their deep explorations of the psyche, are bound to resonate with teens.

Ghost Stories That Aren’t: Moïra Fowley-Doyle on “The Accident Season”

Author Moïra Fowley-Doyle chats with SLJ about her haunting YA debut, The Accident Season.

Alice Hoffman on “Nightbird” | “I Write the Book I Want to Read.”

In an interview, Alice Hoffman talks about her new middle grade novel, “Nightbird,” and the power of fairy tales.

Old Friends and New at Random House | Spring 2015 Preview

At the Spring 2015 Random House Preview, rich and unusual stories were abound: a man without a leg who bicycles across Ghana; Leontyne Price, one of the first African-Americans to perform at the Metropolitan Opera; and a dessert’s journey across time and four families.