6 YA books to watch out for in December 2015


Maybe you don’t want to cull through our giant lists of weekly releases and just want to know the best things to snag this month. So here’s a list of 6 YA books to watch out for in December 2015!

half in love with death emily rossHalf in Love with Death by Emily Ross
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: December 16th
It’s the era of peace and love in the 1960s, but nothing is peaceful in Caroline’s life. Since her beautiful older sister disappeared, fifteen-year-old Caroline might as well have disappeared too. She’s invisible to her parents, who can’t stop blaming each other. Her sister’s older boyfriend, Tony, is convinced that the answer to Jess’s disappearance is in California. Come with me, Tony says to Caroline, and we’ll find her together. And so Caroline follows, and closes a door behind her that may never open again.

inherit the stars tessa elwoodInherit the Stars (Inherit the Stars #1) by Tessa Elwood
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Release date: December 8th
Three royal houses ruling three interplanetary systems are on the brink of collapse, and they must either ally together or tear each other apart in order for their people to survive. Asa, the youngest daughter of the house of Fane, thinks she can save her family’s livelihood by posing as her oldest sister in an arranged marriage with Eagle, the heir to the throne of the house of Westlet. The appearance of her mother, a traitor who defected to the house of Galton, adds fuel to the fire, while Asa also tries to save her sister Wren’s life… possibly from their own father.

nexis a l davroeNexis (Tricksters #1) by A.L. Davroe
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: December 1st
A Natural Born amongst genetically-altered Aristocrats, all Ella ever wanted was to be like everyone else. Then Ella loses her father and both her legs in an accident. Struggling with her new physical limitations, Ella’s only escape is to lose herself in Nexis, the hugely popular virtual reality game her father created. In Nexis she meets Guster, a senior player who guides Ella through the strange and compelling new world she now inhabits. But Nexis isn’t quite the game everyone thinks it is. And it’s been waiting for Ella.

not if i see you first eric lindstromNot If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom
Publisher: Poppy
Release date: December 1st
Parker Grant doesn’t need 20/20 vision to see right through you. That’s why she created the Rules: Don’t treat her any differently just because she’s blind, and never take advantage. When Scott Kilpatrick, the boy who broke her heart, suddenly reappears in her life, Parker knows there’s only one way to react-shun him so hard it hurts. But avoiding her past quickly proves impossible, and the more Parker learns about what really happened – both with Scott, and her dad, who died three months ago – the more she starts to question if things are always as they seem.

their fractured light amie kaufman meagan spoonerTheir Fractured Light (Starbound #3) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 1st
A year ago, Flynn Cormac and Jubilee Chase made the now infamous Avon Broadcast, calling on the galaxy to witness for their planet, and protect them from destruction. Now, when a LaRoux Industries security breach interrupts Gideon and Sofia’s separate attempts to infiltrate their headquarters, they’re forced to work together to escape. Each of them has their own reason for wanting to take down LaRoux Industries, and neither trusts the other. But working together might be the best chance they have to expose the secrets LRI is so desperate to hide.

unbound neal schustermanUnbound (Unwind Dystology) by Neal Shusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: December 15th
Connor Lassiter’s fight to bring down Proactive Citizenry and find a suitable alternative to unwinding concluded in UnDivided. Now Connor, Risa, and Lev are free to live in a peaceful future—or are they? Find out what happens to Connor, Risa, and Lev now that they’ve finally destroyed the Proactive Citizenry in this collection of short stories set in the world of the Unwind Dystology and see what’s left for those who were destined to be unwound.

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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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