What new YA books release this week? (January 9)


What January YA books release this week? We have a list of this week’s new YA books!


by Tawny Stokes
Publisher: Entangled Crush
Release date: January 8th
The last thing a girl as awkward as Dani Gale should be doing is trying to learn the high wire. Yet that’s exactly where Dani ends up—at OZ, the Oswald Zinzendorf School of Circus Arts.

by Molly E. Lee
Publisher: Entangled Crush
Release date: January 8th
Zoey Handler and Gordon Meyers have traded top spot between valedictorian and salutatorian for years, but after a graduation prank gets out of hand, their rivalry turns into all-out war.

by Sara Baysinger
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 8th
When Lark is stolen from Earth to be a slave on the planet Tavdora, she’s determined to find her way back home to her family, no matter the cost.

Beneath the Haunting Sea by Joanna Ruth Meyer
Publisher: Page Street
Release date: January 9th
Talia was destined to become Empress of half the world. But when an ambitious rival seizes power, she and her mother are banished to a nowhere province on the far edge of the Northern Sea.

The Curses (The Graces #2) by Laure Eve
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: January 9th
Summer has a knack for discovering the truth. After a trail of clues leads her to the key to both her family’s mysterious past and the secret of Wolf, she’s determined to vanquish yet another curse.

Naondel (The Red Abbey Chronicles #2) by Maria Turtschaninoff
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: January 9th
Imprisoned in a harem by a dangerous man with power over life and death, the First Sisters must overcome their mistrust of one another in order to escape. But escape comes at a great cost.

Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke
Publisher: Clarion Books
Release date: January 9th
Jane tackles her housing problem by signing up for House of Orange, a reality show that is basically Big Brother. She’ll use her growing fan base to prove to the world that she has what it takes to win.

A Taxonomy of Love by Rachael Allen
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: January 9th
After years of being teased because of his Tourette syndrome, Spencer finds a friend in Hope. But as Hope and Spencer get older and life gets messier, the clear label of “friend” gets messier, too.

Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) by Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 9th
Rowan has gone rogue, and has taken it upon himself to put the Scythedom through a trial by fire. In the year since Winter Conclave, he has gone off-grid, and has been striking out against corrupt scythes.

Unearthed (Unearthed #1) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: January 9th
For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first.


by Kerry Drewery
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: January 11th
Martha and Isaac have escaped, and the government has branded them rebels. Then the Prime Minister orders a wall to be built around The Rises. Is it for the safety of the poor – or is it to imprison them?

by Martin Stewart
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Release date: January 11th
Sep, Arkle, Mack, Lamb and Hadley. When they discover an ancient stone box hidden in the forest, they decide to each make a sacrifice: something special to them, committed to the box for ever.

by Katy Birchall
Publisher: Egmont Press
Release date: January 11th
Flick’s family have owned The Royale – one of London’s most prestigious hotels – for generations. But Flick isn’t that interested. She is interested in the newest guest – superstar celebrity Skylar Chase.

by Emily Barr
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: January 11th
Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for. Until one day, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro. There, Ella realises her entire life has been a lie.

by Non Pratt
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
Release date: January 15th
Jade and Becky are best friends, but when Jade’s ex-boyfriend lets on that everyone thinks Becky is the better of the two, Jade finds herself noticing just how often she comes second to her best friend.

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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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