Explode Your Holds With Even More New YA!

Continued Series Fiction:

Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton (A Rebel of the Sands Novel)

Desperate to uncover the Sultan's secrets by spying on his court, gunslinger Amani is taken captive by the forces of the Sultan, whose agenda seems less tyrannical than originally believed.

Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter (A Jackaby Novel)

Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly landlord of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the services of her detective-agency tenants to solve a decade-old murder--her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting with a search for Jenny's fiancé, who went missing the night she died. But when a new, gruesome murder closely mirrors the events of ten years prior, Abigail and Jackaby realize that Jenny's case isn't so cold after all, and her killer may be far more dangerous than they suspected. Fantasy and folklore mix with mad science as Abigail's race to unravel the mystery leads her across the cold cobblestones of nineteenth-century New England, down to the mythical underworld, and deep into her colleagues' grim histories to battle the most deadly foe she has ever faced.

Dreadnought by April Daniels (Nemesis Book One)

Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world's greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and dies right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she's transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantel to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny's body into what she's always thought it should be. Now there's no hiding that she's a girl. It should be the happiest time of her life, but Danny's first weeks finally living in a body that fits her are more difficult and complicated than she could have imagined. Between her father's dangerous obsession with 'curing' her girlhood, her best friend suddenly acting like he's entitled to date her, and her fellow superheroes arguing over her place in the ranks, Danny feels like she's in over her head. She doesn't have time to adjust. Dreadnought's murderer--a cyborg named Utopia--still haunts the streets of New Port City, threatening destruction. If Danny can't sort through the confusion of coming out, master her powers, and stop Utopia in time, humanity faces extinction.

Speculative Fiction:

Maid of the King’s Court by Lucy Worsley

Her father, Baron of Stone, announced his twelve-year-old daughter Eliza Rose Camperdowne would soon wed the son of the Earl of Westmoreland, in hope to revive the distressed family fortune through her marriage.

Stranger Than Fanfiction by Chris Colfer

Cash Carter, the young, world-famous lead actor of the hit television show Wiz Kids, is a favorite of the tabloids and paparazzi, who take notice of his every move. When four fans jokingly invite him on a cross-country road trip, they are shocked when he actually accepts their invitation. Getting a taste of the spotlight, this unlikely crew takes off on a journey of narrow escapes from photographers, not-so-glamorous mishaps, and surprise turns. But along the way they discover that the star they love isn't the picture-perfect person they've seen on TV. Cash Carter has secrets--big ones that no one else knows about--and they just might tear his image apart. A novel about the truth behind power, fame, and the meaning of friendship, on a hilarious, life-changing adventure across the States.

Realistic Fiction:

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising romance all on her own.

How Not to Disappear by Clare Furniss

In England, newly pregnant seventeen-year-old Hattie and her gin-drinking great-aunt Gloria, who is in the early stages of dementia, set out together on a road trip of self-discovery--Gloria to finally confront the secrets of her past before they are wiped from her memory forever and Hattie to face the hard choices that will determine her future.

The Other F-Word by Natasha Friend

A teen girl who was conceived via in vitro fertilization goes off in search for answers about her past.

Sad Perfect by Stephanie Elliot

The story of a teen girl's struggle with Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder and how love helps her on the road to recovery.

Mystery & Thrillers:

Forever, Again by Victoria Laurie

Sixteen-year-old Lily Bennett becomes wrapped up in a murder mystery that she learns might be linked to her past...and future.

Romance:

Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

Since her sister's death, Petula de Wilde sees danger in everything. A mandatory art therapy class with a group of teenage misfits is the worst part of each week. She wants nothing to do with them-- especially Jacob and his prosthetic arm. When they work together on a project, he helps her with her fears. But a secret he's been keeping from her could unravel everything....

Anime:

Evangelon: 333

Fourteen years after third impact, Shinji Ikari awakens to a world he does not remember. With much of Earth in ruins, and the people he once protected turned against him, Shinji continues the fight against the angels as well as his former allies.

Explode Your Holds: Romance, Historical, Mystery & Thriller, and more!

Check out what's new in YA in all these different genres!

Continued Series Fiction:

Heart of the Storm by Michael Buckley (Book Three in the Undertow Trilogy)

Escaping months of imprisonment by the insane Alpha queen Minerva, Lyric Walker returns to Coney Island to warn the world of the Great Abyss only to encounter a different place where humans and Alpha are working together to rebuild the country.

Historical Fiction:

That Burning Summer by Lydia Syson

Romney Marsh, July 1940. When invasion threatens, you have to grow up quickly. Sixteen-year-old Peggy has been putting on a brave face since the fall of France, but now the enemy is overhead, and the rules are changing. Staying on the right side of the law proves harder than she expects when a plane crash-lands in the Marsh: it's Peggy who finds its broken pilot; a young Polish man, Henryk. Peggy secretly cares for Henryk while he hides in a remote church. As something more blossoms between the two, and other secrets come to light, Peggy and Henryk are forced to question the loyalties and beliefs they thought they held dear.

Mystery & Thrillers:

To Catch A Killer by Sheryl Scarborough

When Erin discovers the body of her biology teacher, she begins her own investigation into the murder of her mother when Erin was just a toddler.

A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho

A girl returns to her small hometown in Maine seeking revenge for the death of her childhood best friend.

Romance:

Well, That Was Awkward by Rachel Vail

There are unexpected consequences when thirteen-year-old Gracie sends texts pretending to be her bashful best friend, Sienna, and their friend Emmett starts texting back pretending to be shy A.J.

The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt

After being mugged, seventeen-year-old Gretchen is still struggling to deal with her fears when she meets Phoenix, an eighteen-year-old immigrant from El Salvador. Told in alternating first person points of view, this is a story of love, sacrifice, and the journey from victim to survivor. It offers an intimate glimpse into the causes and devastating impact of Latino gang violence, both in the U.S. and in Central America, and explores the risks that victims take when they try to start over. Most importantly, this shows how people struggling to overcome trauma can find healing in love.

10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

Maeve, a sufferer of severe anxiety, moves in with her recovering alcoholic father and her very pregnant stepmother and falls for a girl who is not afraid of anything.

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin

Pamela L. Laskin's beautiful and lyrical novel in verse delivers a fresh and captivating retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet that transports the star-crossed lovers to the modern-day Israel-Palestine conflict. Ronit, an Israeli girl, lives on one side of the fence. Jamil, a Palestinian boy, lives on the other side. Only miles apart but separated by generations of conflict--much more than just the concrete blockade between them. Their fathers, however, work in a distrusting but mutually beneficial business arrangement, a relationship that brings Ronit and Jamil together. And lightning strikes. The kind of lightning that transcends barrier fences, war, and hatred. The teenage lovers fall desperately into the throes of forbidden love, one that would create an irreparable rift between their families if it were discovered. But a love this big can only be kept secret for so long. Ronit and Jamil must face the fateful choice to save their lives or their loves, as it may not be possible to save both.

Audiobooks:

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Welcome, welcome to Caraval--Stephanie Garber's sweeping tale of two sisters who escape their ruthless father when they enter the dangerous intrigue of a legendary game.Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister Tella live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett's father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are over.But this year, Scarlett's long-dreamt of invitation finally arrives. With the help of a mysterious sailor, Tella whisks Scarlett away to the show. Only, as soon as they arrive, Tella is kidnapped by Caraval's mastermind organizer, Legend. It turns out that this season's Caraval revolves around Tella, and whoever finds her first is the winner.Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nevertheless becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with the other players in the game. And whether Caraval is real or not, she must find Tella before the five nights of the game are over, a dangerous domino effect of consequences is set off, and her sister disappears forever.

Explode Your Holds With New Realistic Fiction!

The Inside of Out by Jenn Marie Thorne

When her best friend comes out as a lesbian, Daisy leads the charge to end their school's ban on same-sex dates for the homecoming dance, but a local story goes viral and now everyone--including a cute college journalist--believes Daisy is gay, too.

The Sky Between You and Me by Catherine Alene

In an effort to get over her mother's death and the jealousy she feels for the new girl at school, Raesha concentrates on losing weight to make her performance at the upcoming high school rodeo competition the best it can be.

How to Break a Boy by Laurie Devore

A cheerleader questions whether she can quit her mean girl ways--or if she is just rotten at the core.

Into the River by Ted Dawe

Wanting more than the Maori customs and rituals provide Te Arepa believes his prayers are answered when he is awarded a scholarship to a boarding school across the country.

You Were Here by Cori McCarthy

On the anniversary of her daredevil brother's death, Jaycee breaks into Jake's favorite hideout, an abandoned insane asylum, where her eccentric friends challenge her to rediscover buried parts of herself.

Rebels Like Us by Liz Reinhardt

Forced to move to a small southern town halfway through her senior year, mixed-race teen Agnes struggles with culture shock and endeavors to keep her head down before discovering that her high school holds segregated proms.

The Free by Lauren McLaughlin

Teenaged Isaac, who steals to give his younger sister the basic necessities that his alcoholic mother cannot provide, is sentenced to a juvenile detention center and during therapy sessions with fellow criminals, a repressed memory surfaces that changes everything.

Explode Your Holds With New Speculative Fiction!

The Cruelty by Scott Bergstrom

When seventeen-year-old Gwendolyn Bloom's father vanishes, she sets out across Europe under a new identity to bring him back alive, even if that means becoming as cruel as his captors.

Empress of A Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

Rhee, also known as Crown Princess Rhiannon Ta’an, is the sole surviving heir to a powerful dynasty. She’ll stop at nothing to avenge her family and claim her throne. Aly has risen above his war refugee origins to find fame as the dashing star of a DroneVision show. But when he’s falsely accused of killing Rhee, he’s forced to prove his innocence to save his reputation--and his life. With planets on the brink of war, Rhee and Aly are thrown together to confront a ruthless evil that threatens the fate of the entire galaxy.

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

Tea's gift for death magic means that she is a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community, but when an older bone witch trains her to become an asha--one who can wield elemental magic--Tea will have to overcome her obstacles and make a powerful choice in the face of danger as dark forces approach.

Velocity by Chris Wooding

Cassica and Shiara have grown up in Coppermouth, a dust choked town in the Outback, but now they hope to use their skills as race driver and mechanic to take on the Widowmaker, an off-road rally through some of the most dangerous places on Earth, to win fame and fortune--provided they survive the race.

The Beast is an Animal by Peternelle van Arsdale

Raised by strict, devout people after soul eaters attacked her village and spared only the children, Alys grows up longing for the freedom of the forest while hiding a gift that would mark her as a witch.

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

When her father, the ruthless pirate king, discovers that a legendary treasure map can be found on an enemy ship, his daughter Alosa knows that there's only one pirate for the job herself. Leaving behind her beloved ship and crew, Alosa deliberately facilitates her own kidnapping to ensure her welcome on the ship.

Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Certain Dark Things combines elements of Latin American mythology with a literary voice that leads readers on an exhilarating and fast-paced journey. Welcome to Mexico City, an oasis in a sea of vampires. Here in the city, heavily policed to keep the creatures of the night at bay, Domingo is another trash-picking street kid, just hoping to make enough to survive. Then he meets Atl, the descendant of Aztec blood drinkers. Domingo is smitten. He clings to her like a barnacle until Atl relents and decides to let him stick around. But Atl's problems, Nick and Rodrigo, have come to find her. When they start to raise the body count in the city, it attracts the attention of police officers, local crime bosses, and the vampire community. Atl has to get out before Mexico City is upended, and her with it.