What YA books release this week? (August 23)


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


eight rivers of shadow leo hunt8 Rivers of Shadow (13 Days of Midnight #2) by Leo Hunt
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: August 23rd
It’s been a few months since Luke Manchett inherited a Host of eight hostile spirits from his dead father and made a deal with the devil to banish them. Now he must save two innocent souls.

100 days nicole mcinnes100 Days by Nicole McInnes
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Release date: August 23rd
Agnes doesn’t know it, but she only has one hundred days left to live. Agnes is reunited with two childhood friends, but when romantic feelings start to develop, their friendship is put to the test.

against all silence e c myersAgainst All Silence (S.O.S. Thriller #2) by E.C. Myers
Publisher: Adaptive Studios
Release date: August 23rd
After being a key figure in the exposing of government corruption, Max Stein has spent a quiet semester looking for his long-lost mother. But trouble soon manages to find him once again.

scavenger of souls joshua david bellinScavenger of Souls (Survival Colony 9 #2) by Joshua David Bellin
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: August 23rd
Querry and the members of Survival Colony 9 have defeated a whole nest of the creatures who can impersonate humans. But now the colony is dangerously low in numbers and supplies.

the secret seaThe Secret Sea by Barry Lyga
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: August 23rd
Zak is standing on the subway platform when the tunnel starts to fill with water, and Zak and his friends, Moira and Khalid, find themselves in an alternate universe that is both familiar and seriously strange.

spontaneous aaron starmerSpontaneous by Aaron Starmer
Publisher: Dutton
Release date: August 23rd
Mara Carlyle’s senior year is going normally, until the day fellow senior Katelyn Ogden explodes during third period pre-calc. As more seniors spontaneously combust, the search is on for a reason.

thieving weasels billy taylorThieving Weasels by Billy Taylor
Publisher: Dial
Release date: August 23rd
Skip has just been accepted to Princeton University alongside his beautiful girlfriend, Claire, when he’s dragged back into his grafter family and persuaded to take part in one last con.

under the lights abbi glinesUnder the Lights (The Field Party #2) by Abbi Glines
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: August 23rd
Willa can’t erase the bad decisions of her past that led her down the path she’s on. But she can fight for forgiveness from her family. And she can protect herself by refusing to let anyone else get close.

unscripted joss byrd lygia day penaflorUnscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Penaflor
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: August 23rd
Joss Byrd is America’s most celebrated young actress, but on the set of her latest project, when her director demands more than she is ready to deliver, Joss must go off-script to stay true to herself.

the songbird thief skye allenThe Songbird Thief (Oaktown Fey #2) by Skye Allen
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Release date: August 25th
Lee thinks her petty stealing is harmless. But when Lee comes to San Francisco to escape her abusive stepfather, she discovers she’s half fey—and that’s not the only secret that’s been hidden from her.


becoming aurora elizabeth kasmerBecoming Aurora by Elizabeth Kasmer
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Release date: August 24th
Sixteen-year-old Rory is at a crossroads in her life. While her gang plans its next move in a racially motivated turf war, Rory is sentenced to spend her summer at an aged care facility.

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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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