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

Of Jade and Dragons By Amber Chen Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9780593622759
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 18th, 2024

Mulan meets Iron Widow in this thrilling silkpunk fantasy about a girl who must disguise herself as a boy and enter the famed and dangerous Engineer’s Guild trials to unravel the mystery of her father’s murder.


Bad Graces By Kyrie McCauley Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063243095
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 18th, 2024

Yellowjackets meets House of Hollow in award-winning author Kyrie McCauley’s gripping and magical YA thriller following a group of young women as they face the stress of harsh elements, a mysterious monster, and an unraveling of secrets after their yacht is wrecked off the coast of North America.


Hearts That Cut (Threads That Bind #2) By Kika Hatzopoulou Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593528747
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Published: Razorbill - June 18th, 2024

In this heart-pounding, much-anticipated sequel to Threads That Bind, Io will face threats even more dangerous and players even more powerful as she discovers what it will mean to follow—or defy—her fate.


A Game Most Foul By Alison Gervais Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780310159230
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Published: Blink - June 18th, 2024

From award-winning YA author Alison Gervais comes a contemporary mystery about a teen writer determined to discover what happened to a missing classmate, who finds herself caught up with a pair of very familiar detectives named Watson and Holmes.


With Love, Miss Americanah By Jane Igharo Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250873378
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - June 18th, 2024

With Love, Miss Americanah—the Young Adult contemporary romance debut from Jane Igharo—sees a teenager move from Nigeria to America and navigate her senior year with the help of classic teen movies and a new crush, all while working through grief and the rigid expectations of her mother.


There Is a Door in This Darkness By Kristin Cashore Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780803739994
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2024

A magic-tinged contemporary YA about grief and hope from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of the Graceling Realm novels.


Hearts of Fire and Snow By David Bowles, Guadalupe García McCall Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781547610044
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - June 11th, 2024

Award-winning authors David Bowles and Guadalupe García McCall reimagine a beloved Aztec tale of star-crossed lovers with one last chance to reunite.


The Color of a Lie By Kim Johnson Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593118801
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2024

In 1955, a Black family passes for white and moves to a “Whites Only” town in the suburbs. Caught between two worlds, a teen boy puts his family at risk as he uncovers racist secrets about his suburb. A new social justice thriller from the acclaimed author of This Is My America!


Better Must Come By Desmond Hall Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534460744
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 4th, 2024

Barely Missing Everything meets American Street in this fiercely evocative, action-packed young adult thriller that looks at the darker side of light-filled Jamaica and how a tragedy and missing drug money helplessly entangle the lives of two teens who want to change their fate.

Deja is a “barrel girl”—one of the Jamaican kids who get barrels full of c


Louder Than Words By Ashley Woodfolk, Lexi Underwood Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338875577
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 4th, 2024

This amazing collaboration brings together two inspirational Black artists, NYT bestselling author Ashley Woodfolk and actress Lexi Underwood, for a story about the transformative power of art as protest and its capacity to change the world.

When Jordyn Jones transfers to Edgewood High, it's her opportunity to forget everything that happened at her old school.


Looking for Smoke By K. A. Cobell Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063318670
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Published: Heartdrum - June 4th, 2024

In her powerful debut novel, Looking for Smoke, author K. A. Cobell (Blackfeet) weaves loss, betrayal, and complex characters into a thriller that will illuminate, surprise, and engage readers until the final word. A must-pick for readers who enjoy books by Angeline Boulley and Karen McManus!


London On My Mind By Clara Alves, Nina Perrotta (Translated by) Cover Image
By Clara Alves, Nina Perrotta (Translated by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781339014890
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Published: PUSH - June 4th, 2024

Red, White & Royal Blue meets A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow in this unlikely London romance by debut author Clara Alves!

Sixteen-year-old Dayana has always dreamed of visiting London -- to walk along the Thames, take pictures outside Buckingham Palace, and maybe even get a glimpse of Arthur, Prince of Wales, whose marriage has been all over tabloids.


If You Can't Take the Heat By Michael Ruhlman Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593523445
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 4th, 2024

From James Beard award-winning author Michael Ruhlman, a coming-of-age story about finding a new life and love in the kitchen…and trying not to get burned along the way.