What June 2015 international YA books release this week? (June 30)


What June 2015 international YA books release this week?


freedom ride sue lawsonFreedom Ride by Sue Lawson
Publisher: Black Dog Books
Release date: July 1st
In the summer of 1965 racial tensions in the town are at boiling point, and something headed Walgaree’s way will blow things apart. It’s time for Robbie to take a stand.

risk fleur ferrisRisk by Fleur Ferris
Publisher: Random House Australia
Release date: July 1st
Taylor and Sierra have been best friends for their whole lives. When Sierra goes missing, Taylor and her friends are thrown into a dark world they never even knew existed.


deep water lu herseyDeep Water by Lu Hersey
Publisher: Usbourne
Release date: July 1st
When Danni and her dad move to a tiny Cornish fishing village where the locals treat her like a monster, Danni discovers that she’s not who – or what – she thought she was.

the accident season moira fowley doyleThe Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle
Publisher: Random House Children’s
Release date: July 2nd
The accident season has been part of seventeen-year-old Cara’s life for as long as she can remember. Towards the end of October, Cara’s family becomes inexplicably accident-prone.

fire colour one jenny valentineFire Colour One by Jenny Valentine
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: July 2nd
Iris’s father Ernest is at the end of his life. Iris’ mother has declared war. She means to get her hands on Ernest’s priceless art collection. But Ernest has other ideas.

ghosts of shanghai julian sedgwickGhosts of Shanghai (Ghosts of Shanghai #1) by Julian Sedgwick
Publisher: Hodder
Release date: July 2nd
Faced with a series of local hauntings in the dangerous streets of Shanghai in the late 1920s, Ruby and her friends form the Shanghai Ghost Club to hunt down restless spirits.

house of windows alexia casaleHouse of Windows by Alexia Casale
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Release date: July 2nd
Nick hates it when people call him a genius. Sure, he’s going to Cambridge University aged 15, but he says that’s just because he works hard to get some kind of attention from his workaholic father.

the kiss lucy courtenayThe Kiss by Lucy Courtenay
Publisher: Hachette
Release date: July 2nd
Imagine the perfect kiss. A legendary kiss that makes people crazy with love. Imagine a summer’s night, on a moonlit beach in the South of France, as French boy Laurent kisses 16-year-old Delilah.

the potion diaries amy alwardThe Potion Diaries (The Potion Trilogy #1) by Amy Alward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: July 2nd
When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion which was meant for her crush, she falls crown-over-heels in love with her own reflection. Oops.

suicide notes from beautiful girls lynn weingartenSuicide Notes from Beautiful Girls by Lynn Weingarten
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Release date: July 2nd
When June met Delia, she was a lifeline. But then something went wrong, and Delia and June haven’t spoken for a year when an announcement is made at their school that Delia is dead.

thirteen days of midnight leo huntThirteen Days of Midnight by Leo Hunt
Publisher: Orchard Books
Release date: July 2nd
When Luke Manchett’s estranged father dies unexpectedly, he leaves his son a dark inheritance: a collection of eight restless spirits, known as his Host, who want revenge for their long enslavement.

way down dark j p smytheWay Down Dark (The Australia Trilogy #1) by J.P. Smythe
Publisher: Hodder
Release date: July 2nd
Seventeen-year-old Chan’s ancestors left a dying Earth hundreds of years ago, in search of a new home. They never found one. There’s one truth on Australia: You fight or you die. Usually both.

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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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