What new YA books release this week? (September 18)


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

Afterimage by Naomi Hughes
Publisher: Page Street
Release date: September 18th
A horrific explosion levels part of the city and Camryn Kingfisher is the sole survivor. After the accident, she finds that she is haunted by a transparent boy in a lab coat named Quint.

American Road Trip by Patrick Flores-Scott
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: September 18th
To save their brother Manny from his PTSD after returning from Iraq, T’s fiery sister Xochitl hoodwinks them both into a road trip with many stops along the road to visit loved ones from their past.

Analee, In Real Life by Janelle Milanes
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 18th
Analee spends most of her time avoiding reality and role-playing as Kiri, the night elf hunter at the center of her favorite online game. Can Analee figure out who she is in the real world?

The Deepest Roots by Miranda Asebedo
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 18th
Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, is a strange place. For the past century, every girl has been born with a special talent, like the ability to Fix any object, Heal any wound, or Find what is missing.

Escaping from Houdini (Stalking Jack the Ripper #3) by Kerri Maniscalo
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Release date: September 18th
Audrey and Thomas are en route to New York when their ocean liner becomes a prison of scandal, madness, and horror when passengers are murdered…with nowhere to run from the killer.

Here to Stay by Sara Farizan
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: September 18th
When an anonymous cyberbully sends the entire school a picture of Bijan photoshopped to look like a terrorist, Bijan finds out it’s not always easy to tell your enemies from your friends . . .

Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 18th
Zuri Benitez lives in a rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood. When the wealthy Darcy family moves in across the street, Zuri wants nothing to do with their two teenage sons.

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: September 18th
Once, a witch made a pact with a devil. The legend says they loved each other, but can the story be trusted at all? Find out in this lush, atmospheric fantasy novel that entwines love, lies, and sacrifice.

by Christine Hurley Deriso
Publisher: Flux
Release date: September 18th
When Jade Fulton and Ethan Garrett, two mismatched seniors, find themselves locked in an aerobics room overnight, their confinement forces them to push past the labels they’ve given each other.

This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kheryn Callender
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 18th
Nathan Bird doesn’t believe in happy endings. Playing it safe to avoid a broken heart has been his M.O. But in a twist that is romcom-worthy, his childhood friend Oliver James Hernández comes along.

Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens by Various YA Authors
Publisher: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux
Release date: September 18th
This anthology explores disability in fictional tales told from the viewpoint of disabled characters, written by disabled creators, with stories in various genres about love, friendship, war, travel, and more.

What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra
Publisher: Imprint Macmillan
Release date: September 18th
On her eighteenth birthday, Hayden inherits her childhood home—on the condition that she uncover its dark secrets. Hayden tried to put the past behind her, but now it’s all catching up with her.

Wildcard (Warcross #2) by Marie Lu
Publisher: Penguin Teen
Release date: September 18th
Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Caught in a web of betrayal, with the future of free will at risk, just how far will Emika go to take down the man she loves?

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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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