BLOOM by Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau, COSMOKNIGHTS by Hannah Templer, and LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell have been highlighted by Comics Beat in its list of Best Comics of 2019!
Kirkus Reviews has named five InkWell YA titles in its 'Best YA of 2019' lists! Congratulations to WILDER GIRLS by Rory Power (Best YA Books of 2019 that ‘tackle hard truths’); HOW IT FEELS TO FLOAT by Helena Fox (Best YA Books of 2019 about ‘living boldly’), LAURA DEAN KEEPS BREAKING UP WITH ME by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell and Mariko Tamaki, and BLOOM by Kevin Panetta and Savanna Ganucheau (Best YA Romance of 2019), and WHEN THE GROUND IS HARD by Malla Nunn (Best YA Historical Fiction of 2019)!
Slate has listed THE INFORMATION by James Gleick as one of the 25 best nonfiction books of the past 25 years. According to Slate's books team, "this book imparts [knowledge] in great, glorious fistfuls, as it loops through time and space, shedding brilliant light on first one corner of experience, then another. Its breadth and grasp are dazzling."
SCAVENGE THE STARS by Tara Sim and MARTIN MCLEAN, MIDDLE SCHOOL QUEEN by Alyssa Zaczek have been selected as Kids' Indie Next Picks for winter 2019-2020!
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton and Diane Williams have been longlisted for the 2020 Simpson/Joyce Carol Oates Literary Prize, which awards $50,000 to a writer who, according to the Simpson Literary Project website, "has earned a distinguished reputation and the approbation and gratitude of readers." The Shortlist Finalists will be named in March 2020; a winner will be announced in April 2020.
THE REVISIONERS by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, RECURSION by Blake Crouch, THE STARLESS SEA by Erin Morgenstern, and FURIOUS HOURS by Casey Cep are among TIME magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2019.