New YA Books

“I wouldn’t be a songwriter if it wasn’t for books that I loved as a kid. I think that when you can escape into a book it trains your imagination to think big and to think that more can exist than what you see.” – Taylor Swift

Four Months Past Florence By Emily Paige Wilson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524881337
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - May 30th, 2023

Emily Paige Wilson’s inspiring YA novel in verse is at times gripping and dripping with teenage angst, but always heartwarming and inspiring.

Girls Like Girls By Hayley Kiyoko Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250817631
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Published: Wednesday Books - May 30th, 2023

Trailblazing pop star, actor and director, Hayley Kiyoko debuts her first novel, a coming-of-age romance based on her breakthrough hit song and viral video, GIRLS LIKE GIRLS.

Her Good Side By Rebekah Weatherspoon Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593465301
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days delivery time)
Published: Razorbill - May 30th, 2023

A swoony, heart-melting YA romance from beloved author Rebekah Weatherspoon about two awkward teens who decide to practice dating in order to be good at the real thing. Perfect for fans of Nicola Yoon and Jenny Han.

The Melancholy of Summer By Louisa Onomé Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250823564
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 30th, 2023

After her parents go on the run, a teenage girl placed in the care of a cousin she barely knows learns to trust and open up in The Melancholy of Summer, a lyrical YA contemporary coming-of-age story by Louisa Onomé

Doesn’t she see? I can do this on my own.

The Night in Question (An Agathas Mystery #2) By Kathleen Glasgow, Liz Lawson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593645833
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Published: Delacorte Press - May 30th, 2023

How do you solve a murder? Follow the lessons of the master—Agatha Christie! Iris and Alice find themselves in the middle of another Castle Cove mystery in the sequel to New York Times bestseller The Agathas, by powerhouse authors Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson.

No Perfect Places By Steven Salvatore Cover Image
ISBN: 9781547611072
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - May 30th, 2023

From lauded author Steven Salvatore comes a moving YA novel about twins whose incarcerated father dies and leaves behind a life-changing secret, perfect for fans of I'll Give You the Sun and Euphoria.

Threads That Bind By Kika Hatzopoulou Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593528716
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Published: Razorbill - May 30th, 2023

“Dripping with atmosphere and edged with danger, Threads That Bind weaves together a gorgeous dark tapestry of mystery, fated romance, and modern myth. You won’t be able to put this one down.” —Alexandra Bracken, New York Times bestselling author of Lore

Time Out By Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner, Carlyn Greenwald Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534492622
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 30th, 2023

Heartstopper meets Friday Night Lights in this keenly felt coming-of-age story about a teen hometown hero who must find out who he is outside of basketball when his coming out as gay costs him his popularity and place on the team.

In his small Georgia town, Barclay Elliot is basically a legend.

Man o' War By Cory McCarthy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593353721
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - May 30th, 2023

A Stonewall Honor Book

An achingly honest and frequently hilarious coming-of-age novel about an Arab American trans teen fighting to keep their head above water in a landlocked Midwestern town.

When the Vibe Is Right By Sarah Dass Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063018570
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 30th, 2023

From the author of Where the Rhythm Takes You comes a delightful enemies-to-lovers, contemporary romance set during Trinidad’s Carnival celebration. 

There are two things Tess Crawford knows for sure: 

The Girl Next Door By Cecilia Vinesse Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063285873
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 30th, 2023

Part To All the Boys I've Loved Before, part Everything Leads to You, this queer rom-com puts a smart spin on all the YA tropes we can't get enough of.

The Alchemy of Moonlight By David Ferraro Cover Image
ISBN: 9781645679721
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 30th, 2023

In this queer gothic romance, a young marquis caught between freedom and passion, honor and love will have to unravel a centuries-old curse to find his own happy ending.