Umbertouched, the sequel to Livia Blackburne’s Rosemarked, wraps up the duology on a hopeful, if not totally happy, note.
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Andrew Shvarts’s bastard heroes are back in City of Bastards, the second book in his Royal Bastards series.
Preston Norton’s Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe is filled with heartbreak and humor, and a delightfully realistic teenage boy.
Get to know Australian YA with Begin, End, Begin, a collection of short stories.
Ashley Poston's Heart of Iron is an entertaining—if formulaic—retelling.
The stakes are higher than ever in Alwyn Hamilton’s Hero at the Fall.
Lorie Langdon’s Olivia Twist reimagines the classic novel/musical with a gender-bent twist.
The main character of Gwendolyn Clare’s Ink, Iron, and Glass might be The Special, but her gift for writing worlds into existence is pretty darn enviable.
Livia Blackburne’s Rosemarked is a science fiction novel that reads like a historical fantasy.
There’s no better time to revisit Hawkins, Indiana—or take your first trip to the Upside Down.
Discover a fascinating new universe in AdriAnne Strickland and Michael Miller’s Shadow Run.
Ride the sentient rails in Black Light Express, the follow up to Philip Reeve’s Railhead.
In her debut YA novel, Roar, Cora Carmack includes unexpected twists on the standard fantasy fare.
Francesca Zappia’s Eliza and Her Monsters is an exploration of mental illness, creativity and love, wrapped in a fandom package.
Each one of the characters in Andrew Shvarts’ debut novel, Royal Bastards, is a bastard, a stable-hand, a princess, and an outcast.
The first in Renée Ahdieh’s new series, Flame in the Mist, is a lush, powerful, swoony tale that incorporates aspects of both Mulan and Robin Hood while standing on its own two feet.
Victoria Scott’s Violet Grenade will have you rooting for the “good” guys.
The main characters of Whitney Taylor’s Definitions of Indefinable Things struggle with depression, deception—and what it means to truly live.
Gretchen McNeil’s latest book wants to do pirouettes with you in the hallway and, if you’re a guy, encourage you to find your passion.
J.P. Romney’s The Monster on the Road is Me mixes ancient Japanese magic with modern life.
Could an impulsive online shopping purchase be the key to Saving Montgomery Sole from her close-minded small town?
Philip Reeve’s Railhead takes readers on a wild (train) ride through the future of humanity.
Anna Breslaw’s Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here examines the outcome of when what happens on the Internet doesn’t stay on the Internet. Plus: You could win a copy!
Julie Buxbaum’s debut YA novel Tell Me Three Things brings the swoon in the form of an anonymous email admirer.
Jeff Zentner’s debut novel The Serpent King, which tells the story of three best friends from rural Tennessee, is both humorous and heartbreaking.
Nothing is quite what it seems in April Genevieve Tucholke’s Wink Poppy Midnight.
Alwyn Hamilton’s debut novel, Rebel of the Sands, mixes Arabian nights with Wild West days (and superpowered afternoons).
Rick Riordan starts a new trilogy on Norse mythology with The Sword of Summer.
Taran Matharu’s debut novel, The Novice, is an entertaining fantasy, but its too-familiar themes keep it from feeling fresh.
Seraphina, everyone's favorite half-dragon-half-human, is back in Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman!
Get swept away with Seraphina by Rachel Hartman, where dragons and people mingle with great dislike.
Grab your trusty towel and hang on for a wild, galaxy-crossing adventure with Amy Rose Capetta’s Unmade!
Don't panic! Because Entangled by Amy Rose Capetta is pretty rad.
Melissa Marr’s Made For You is a book you want to read in the middle of the day, with all of the lights on.
There’s wicked weather a’brewing in Mary Weber’s Storm Siren.
A review of the children's book The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, in which a group of children must infiltrate and thwart an evil boarding school.