Zest Books publishes smart and edgy nonfiction for teens. Learn more about our new book releases and company news below.
Review Copy Requests for the Media:
Zest Books is happy to provide review copies of books to media outlets and book reviewers at magazines, journals, and other print publications, as well as to broadcast media. We will selectively provide ARCs and review copies to online book reviewers and blog sites, and will make reading copies available to booksellers, educators, and librarians on a case-by-case basis.
To request review copies of Zest Books titles or to schedule an interview or event with an author, please send a detailed email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Advance Review Copies—Galleys for Reviewers
Through our distributor, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Zest Books is a subscriber to NetGalley, an online service for the electronic delivery of ARCs. NetGalley is free for reviewers and media and you can preview books on many devices. Click here to sign up for NetGalley, and find our titles by searching for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Children in the publishers’ listings.
If you are a teacher and wish to use one of our books for your class, Zest Books is also happy to provide a complimentary desk copy. To request a desk copy, please email email@example.com.
For additional inquiries about Zest Books, our authors, and our books, please contact Zest Books’ marketing and publicity director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zest Books in the News
Library Journal: New Adult Genre Spotlight (interview with Dan Harmon)
School Library Journal: Zest Books Enters ‘New Adult’ Market with Pulp Imprint
Publishers Weekly: Zest Books Launches New ‘New Adult’ Imprint
Zest Books Launches ‘Pulp’ Imprint for New Adults
“Taking Teens Totally Seriously,” An Interview with Daniel Harmon in ForeWord Reviews, Summer 2013
Station to ‘Station’: The Rebirth of a Foreign Cult Classic
Zest Books Launches New Line of Memoirs for Teens
Interview with Ann Edwards, Marketing Associate at Zest Books
Interview with Tanya Napier, Zest Books’ Art Director
Publisher Hallie Warshaw Discusses Ebooks with GoodEReader
Interview with Hallie Warshaw in Foreword Magazine
Go to Hells: An Updated Guide to Dante’s Underworld
The Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour
Sex: An Uncensored Introduction
The Next Big Thing: A History of the Boom-or-Bust Moments That Shaped the Modern World
Friends and Frenemies: The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward
Prison Island: A Graphic Memoir
Whoppers: History’s Most Outrageous Lies and Liars
Mug It! Easy & Delicious Meals for One
Speak Up! A Guide to Having Your Say and Speaking Your Mind
Plotted: A Literary Atlas
UnSlut: A Diary and a Memoir
Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis
Daisy to the Rescue: True Stories of Daring Dogs, Paramedic Parrots, and Other Animal Heroes
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir
Sticky Fingers: DIY Duct Tape Projects–Easy to Pick up, Hard to Put Down
The Green Teen Cookbook: Recipes for All Seasons–Written by Teens, for Teens
Undecided: Navigating Life and Learning After High School
77 Things You Absolutely Have to Do Before You Finish College
Members Only: Secret Societies, Sects, and Cults Exposed!
Rockin’ the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries–From Joan of Arc to Malcolm X
Debunk It! How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation
How Not to Be a Dick: An Everyday Etiquette Guide
Little Fish: A Memoir
Historical Heartthrobs: 50 Timeless Crushes–from Cleopatra to Camus
Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know about 50 Famous Phobias
Seven Deadly Clicks: Essential Lessons for Online Safety and Success
Why? Answer to Everyday Questions
How to Lose Everything: A Mostly True Story
Make the Grade: Everything You Need to Study Better, Stress Less, and Succeed in School
Super Pop! Pop Culture Top Ten Lists to Help You Win at Trivia, Survive in the Wild, and Make It Through the Holidays
The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
A Girl’s Guide to Fitting in Fitness
The Prom Book: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need
Holy Spokes: A Biking Bible for Everyone
Zoo Station (A Memoir): The Story of Christiane F.
Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves
Regine’s Book: A Teen Girl’s Last Words
Zest Books Launches New Line of “True Stories”
Dead Strange: The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous Mysteries
The End: 50 Apocalyptic Visions from Pop Culture
Don’t Sit On the Baby
47 Things You Can Do for the Environment
How to Fight, Lie, and Cry Your Way to Popularity (and a Prom Date)
The Look Book
Start It Up
Take Me With You
Sex: A Book for Teens
In the Driver’s Seat
Skin: The Bare Facts
Split in Two
Girls Against Girls
The Dictionary of High School B.S.
Been There, Survived That
Girl in a Funk
Girl in a Fix
The Date Book
Where’s My Stuff?