What new YA books hit shelves this week? (January 27)


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA books hitting shelves this week.

All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1) by Ally Carter
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: January 27th
Grace spent every summer of her childhood running across the roofs of Embassy Row. Now, at age sixteen, she’s come back to stay – in order to solve the mystery of her mother’s death.

Bburning nation trent reedyurning Nation (Divided We Fall #2) by Trent Reedy
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: January 27th
Idaho rises to fight in a second American Civil War, and Danny is right in the center of the action, running guerrilla missions with his fellow soldiers to break the Federal occupation.

Chaos (Fates #2) by Lanie Bross
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: January 27th
Two breathtaking romances interweave across time in this story of what lies on the other side of Fate, as both Jas and Luc discover the incredible lengths they will go for love.

A Cold Legacy (The Madman’s Daughter #3) by Megan Shepherd
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: January 27th
After killing the men who tried to steal her father’s research, Juliet must decide if she’ll follow her father’s dark footsteps or her mother’s tragic ones, or whether she’ll make her own.

Cut Me Free Jenn JohansenCut Me Free by J.R. Johansson
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: January 27th
Charlotte barely escaped from her abusive parents. Her little brother, Sam, wasn’t as lucky. Now she’s beginning the life she always dreamed of, but never thought she’d have to experience alone.

the empty throne cayla kluverThe Empty Throne (Heirs of Chrior #2) by Cayla Kluver
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: January 27th
Anya has failed in her mission to bring Prince Zabriel back to the Faerie realm of Chrior to ascend his rightful throne. Anya must partner with the unlikeliest of allies if there is to be any hope of peace.

fairest marissa meyerFairest (The Lunar Chronicles #3.5) by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: January 27th
Long before Queen Levana crossed paths with Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress, Levana lived a very different story – a story that has never been told . . . until now. Featuring a sneak peek of Winter.

geek girl holly smaleGeek Girl (Geek Girl #1) by Holly Smale
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 27th
Harriet Manners is tired of being labeled a geek. So when she’s discovered by a modeling agent, she seizes the chance to reinvent herself. There’s only one problem: Harriet is the definition of awkward.

i'm glad i did cynthia weilI’m Glad I Did by Cynthia Weil
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: January 27th
JJ Greene, a gifted 16-year-old songwriter, applies for a job in the music industry and she finds herself at the heart of a cover-up that involves hidden identity, theft, and possibly murder.

i was here gayle formanI Was Here by Gayle Forman
Publisher: Viking
Release date: January 27th
When her best friend Meg commits suicide Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her.

love lucy april lindnerLove, Lucy by April Lindner
Publisher: Poppy
Release date: January 27th
While backpacking through Florence, Italy, Lucy Sommersworth finds herself falling in love with the culture, the architecture, the food…and Jesse Palladino, a handsome street musician.

playlist for the dead michelle falkoffPlaylist for the Dead by Michelle Falkoff
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 27th
There was a party. There was a fight. The next morning, his best friend, Hayden, was dead. And all he left Sam was a playlist of songs, and a suicide note: For Sam—listen and you’ll understand.

tear you apart sarah crossTear You Apart by Sarah Cross
Publisher: Egmont USA
Release date: January 27th
Faced with a possible loophole to her “Snow White” curse, Viv goes underground, literally, to find her prince. But is life safe in the Underworld worth the price of sacrficing the love that might kill her?

the vanishing girl laura thalassaThe Vanishing Girl (The Vanishing Girl #1) by Laura Thalassa
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: January 27th
Every night after Ember Pierce falls asleep, she disappears. She can teleport anywhere in the world—London, Paris, her crush’s bedroom—wherever her dreams lead her.

We Can Work It Out (The Lonely Hearts Club #2) by Elizabeth Eulberg
Publisher: Point
Release date: January 27th
What happens when the girl who never thought she’d date a good guy finds herself dating a great one? She doesn’t need a boyfriend… but she wants it to work out with this particular boyfriend.

Woven by Michael Jensen & David Powers King
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: January 27th
All his life, Nels has wanted to be a knight of the kingdom of Avërand. But that was before Nels died. Now the young hero has awoken as a ghost, invisible to all around him save one person.

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000448_00034]Ever Darkening by Janeal Falor
Publisher: Chardonian Press
Release date: January 28th
Perfection. It’s what seventeen-year-old Kaylyn has trained her entire life to achieve. But no one is prepared for the consequences of her actually defeating all evil people on the planet.

the ruby airship sharon goslingThe Ruby Airship (The Diamond Thief #2) by Sharon Gosling
Publisher: Switch Press
Release date: February 2nd
Trapeze-artist Rémy has left her life as a thief, but she doubts that detective Thaddeus Rec will ever trust her. Torn between her new and old lives, Rémy decides to return to France and her old circus.

water so deep nicole gilesWater So Deep by Nicole Giles
Publisher: Jelly Bean Publishing
Release date: February 2nd
Emma Harris is drowning on dry land. No one knows what’s happening to her, and she’d like to keep her evolution from human to mermaid a secret, but the truth is getting harder and harder to hide.

[EDIT] We originally listed the release date for Amy Bai’s Sword as this week. It has been pushed back to February 10th.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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