What new books hit shelves this week? (January 13)


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (13th – 19th January).

blackout meredith mccardleBlackout (The Annum Guard #2) by Meredith McCardle
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: January 13th
When Guardians start to disappear on their assignments, Together, Iris and Blue must go undercover to untangle the Guard’s elaborate web of secrets and lies and uncover a terrible truth.

the conspiracy of us maggie hallThe Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: January 13th
To fight her destiny as the missing heir to a powerful and dangerous secret society, sixteen-year-old Avery West must solve an ancient puzzle in a deadly race across Europe.

the darkest part of the forest holly blackThe Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 13th
Hazel lives with her brother, Ben, in the strange town of Fairfold where humans and fae exist side by side. But Hazel knows how dangerous the fae can be, and she knows how to stop them.

killing time in crystal city chris lynchKilling Time in Crystal City by Chris Lynch
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 13th
Making friends seems easy with Kevin’s new persona, especially when a group of homeless beach bums includes him in their crew. But do they like the real Kevin, or the guy he’s pretending to be?

perfect couple jennifer echolsPerfect Couple (Superlatives #2) by Jennifer Echols
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: January 13th
Brody and Harper are voted the “Perfect Couple That Never Was” but they have a hard time getting along or even communicating clearly. If they’re the perfect couple, this shouldn’t be so difficult!

rat runners oisin mcgannRat Runners by Oisín McGann
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release date: January 13th
Four young criminals. One task: steal a box from the daughter of a dead scientist. They have to follow her, bug her phone, hack her computer, search her home, all without her knowing.

unmade amy rose capettaUnmade (Entangled #2) by Amy Rose Capetta
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 13th
The universe spins out of control and Cadence is in a race against time and space to save her family and friends from the Unmakers, who are tracking the last vestiges of humanity across the cosmos.

when victoria laurieWhen by Victoria Laurie
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: January 13th
Maddie can see death dates. Entangled in a homicide investigation, a target for the murderer, and attracting the attentions of an admirer, Maddie’s existence is about to be turned upside down.

fifteen jen estesFifteen (The Dreamwalker Diaries #1) by Jen Estes
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Release date: January 15th
When Ashling Campbell closes her eyes each night, she dreams of her future self’s execution – fifteen years from now – where monsters have taken control and she is public enemy number one.

the new enemy andy mcnabThe New Enemy (Liam Scott #3) by Andy McNab
Publisher: Doubleday Children’s
Release date: January 15th
Liam Scott has joined Recce Platoon. And it looks like he will be heading for Somalia. His mission is to gather intelligence from behind enemy lines, carrying out top-secret surveillance.

talon julie kagawaTalon (Talon #1) by Julie Kagawa
Publisher: MIRA Ink
Release date: January 15th
Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon are positioned to take over the world with humans none the wiser.

bridges burned chris cannonBridges Burned (Going Down in Flames #2) by Chris Cannon
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 19th
Since discovering on her sixteenth birthday that she is a shape-shifting, fire-breathing part Red dragon and part Blue dragon (surprise!), Bryn McKenna’s world has been thrown into chaos.

ward against disaster melanie cardWard Against Disaster (Chronicles of a Reluctant Necromancer #3) by Melanie Card
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 19th
Ward de’Ath should be dead by now. Instead, he’s chasing after a soul-eating creature—that he unleashed— and is bent on stopping her before she slaughters more innocents.

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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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