What April 2015 YA books release this week? (April 28)


What April 2015 YA books release this week? Here’s a selection of some YA books releasing this week.

an ember in the ashes sabaa tahirAn Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: April 28th
When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy. Elias is the academy’s finest soldier—and secretly, its most unwilling.

backlash sarah darer littmanBacklash by Sarah Darer Littman
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: April 28th
As online life collides with real life, things spiral out of control for Lara. When the truth starts to come together, the backlash is even more devastating than anyone could have ever imagined.

cold burn of magic jennifer estepCold Burn of Magic (Black Blade #1) by Jennifer Estep
Publisher: Kensington Teen
Release date: April 28th
In the most magical town in America, Lila finds herself putting everything on the line for Devon Sinclair after some nasty characters bring their Family feud into her friend’s pawn shop.

the game of love and death martha brockenbroughThe Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: April 28th
Antony and Cleopatra. Helen of Troy and Paris. And now . . . Henry and Flora. For centuries Love and Death have chosen their players. And Death has always won. Always.

the girl at midnight melissa greyThe Girl at Midnight (The Girl at Midnight #1) by Melissa Grey
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: April 28th
Echo is clever and daring, and at times she can be brash, but above all else she’s fiercely loyal. So when a centuries-old war crests on the borders of her home, she decides it’s time to act.

in a world just right jen brooksIn a World Just Right by Jen Brooks
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: April 28th
Sometimes Jonathan Aubrey wishes he could just disappear. And as luck—or fate—would have it, he can. Ever since coming out of a coma as a kid, he has been able to create alternate worlds.

Invincible_tagline_final.inddInvincible (Invincible #1) by Amy Reed
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: April 28th
Evie was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago. Then Evie meets Marcus. She knows that he’s trouble, but she can’t help falling for him. Being near him makes her feel truly alive.

life unaware cole gibsenLife Unaware by Cole Gibsen
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: April 28th
Regan Flay is on the cusp of achieving her control-freak mother’s “plan” for high school success until all the lies and insults she’s ever said are taped to all the lockers in school.

lying out loud kody keplingerLying Out Loud by Kody Keplinger
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: April 28th
When Ryder emails Amy asking her out, her friends see it as a prank opportunity not to be missed. But Sonny ends up talking to Ryder all night online. And she realizes that she might actually like him.

Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: April 28th
Aza is lost to our world—and found, by another. Magonia. Above the clouds, Aza is not the weak and dying thing she was. In Magonia, she can breathe for the first time.

the replaced kimberly dertingThe Replaced (The Taking #2) by Kimberley Derting
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 28th
Kyra hasn’t been the same since she returned from her mysterious five-year disappearance. Now, on the run, Kyra is forced to hide out with others who, like her, have been Returned.

rogue julie kagawaRogue (Talon #2) by Julie Kagawa
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: April 28th
Ember can’t forget the sacrifice made for her by the human boy who could have killed her. Determined to save Garret, Ember must convince Cobalt to break into the Order’s headquarters.

rook sharon cameronRook by Sharon Cameron
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: April 28th
In the Sunken City, all who oppose the revolution are being put to the blade. Except for those who disappear from their prison cells. Is the mysterious Red Rook a savior of the innocent or a criminal?

The Secrets of Attraction by Robin Constantine
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 28th
Madison Parker is on fast-forward. Jesse McMann is stuck on repeat. Slowly but surely, Jesse and Maddie forge a friendship, but do they have what it takes to make their relationship truly sync?

the secrets we keep trisha leaverThe Secrets We Keep by Trisha Leaver
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: April 28th
When—after a heated argument—Maddy and Ella get into a tragic accident that leaves her sister dead, Ella wakes up in the hospital surrounded by loved ones who believe she is Maddy.

trouble from the start rachel hawthorneTrouble from the Start by Rachel Hawthorne
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 28th
Avery knows better than to fall for Fletcher, the local bad boy. Fletcher knows he shouldn’t bother with daughter-of-a-cop Avery. But when their paths cross, neither can deny the spark.

fire and chasm chelsea m campbellFire & Chasm by Chelsea M. Campbell
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: May 1st
Azeril is a ward of the Church, and their most cunning weapon. Az has no memory of his life before the Church, until one night, when a wizard recognizes him from his past.

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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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