What YA books release this week? (June 14)


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


auto focus lauren gibaldiAutofocus by Lauren Gibaldi
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 14th
When Maude is given a photography assignment—to create a ‘family’ portfolio, she knows that without the story of her birth mother, who died when Maude was born, her project will be incomplete.

change places with me lois metzgerChange Places with Me by Lois Metzger
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: June 14th
Something feels wrong to Rose. Because, until very recently, Rose was an entirely different person—a person who is still there inside her, just beneath the thinnest layer of skin.

cure for the common universechristian mckay heidickerCure for the Common Universe by Christian McKay Heidicker
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 14th
Jaxon is being committed to video game rehab… ten minutes after he met a girl. And he’ll do whatever it takes—lie, cheat, steal, even learn how to cross-stitch—in order to make it to his date.

escape from asylum madeleine rouxEscape from Asylum: An Asylum Prequel by Madeleine Roux
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: June 14th
Ricky is selected by the sinister Warden Crawford for a very special program—a program that the warden claims will not cure him but perfect him—and realises that he needs to escape.

the geek's guide to unrequited love sarvenaz tashThe Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 14th
Graham’s got three days to woo his best friend at the coolest, kookiest con full of superheroes and supervillains. But no one at a comic book convention is who they appear to be…even Roxy.

genesis girl jennifer bardsleyGenesis Girl (Blank Slate #1) by Jennifer Bardsley
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: June 14th
Blanca has never been online and doesn’t even know how to text. Her lack of a virtual footprint makes her extremely valuable, and upon graduation, Blanca is sold to the highest bidder.

gifted h a swainGifted by H.A. Swain
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: June 14th
In Orpheus Chanson’s world, geniuses and prodigies are no longer born or honed through hard work. Instead, procedures to induce abilities are now purchased by the privileged.

how it feels to fly kathryn holmesHow It Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 14th
For as long as Samantha can remember, she’s wanted to be a professional ballerina. She’s lived for perfect pirouettes, sky-high extensions, and soaring leaps across the stage. Then her body betrayed her.

how to disappear ann redisch stamplerHow to Disappear by Anne Redisch Stampler
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: June 14th
Nicolette is the girl everyone likes. And she’s pretty sure she can get away with anything… until a young woman is brutally murdered near her house. Which is why she has to disappear.

the king slayer virginia boeckerThe King Slayer (The Witch Hunter #2) by Virginia Boecker
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 14th
Former witch hunter Elizabeth Grey is in hiding from Lord Blackwell. As the lines between good and evil blur, Elizabeth must decide just how far she’ll go to save those she loves.

look both ways alison cherryLook Both Ways by Alison Cherry
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: June 14th
At her summer theatre apprenticeship, Brooklyn immediately hits it off with her roommate, Zoe, and soon their friendship turns into something more. But as her feelings for Zoe intensify, so do her doubts.

losing gabriel lurlene mcdanielLosing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: June 14th
In the midst of planning their futures, three seniors are instead faced with present circumstances that force them to grasp what it means to make choices, take responsibility, and truly become an adult.

read me like a book liz kesslerRead Me Like a Book by Liz Kessler
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: June 14th
Ashleigh Walker is in love. There’s just one thing bothering her… Shouldn’t it be her boyfriend, Dylan, who makes her feel this way – not Miss Murray, her English teacher?

red velvet crush christina meredithRed Velvet Crush by Christina Meredith
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: June 14th
When often-overlooked middle child Teddy Lee finally takes the songs she’s always written and forms a band, she hopes maybe it’ll bring everyone closer together, maybe it’ll be her time to shine.

sea spell jennifer donnellySea Spell (Waterfire Saga #4) by Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: June 14th
Astrid leaves her mermaid friends to confront her ancestor, the evil force behind the rise of Abbadon. But without the ability to songcast, how will Astrid be able to defeat the most powerful mage in history?

steeplejack a j hartleySteeplejack by A.J. Hartley
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: June 14th
As political secrets unfold and racial tensions surrounding the theft of an historical icon rise, Ang navigates the constricting traditions of her people and the murderous intentions of her former boss.

tell us something true dana reinhardtTell Us Something True by Dana Reinhardt
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Release date: June 14th
When River stumbles upon a support group for teens with various addictions, he fakes his way into the meetings, and begins to connect with the other kids. He wants to tell the truth, but he can’t stop lying.

this is not the end jesse jordanThis is Not the End by Jesse Jordan
Publisher: Medallion Press
Release date: June 14th
James Salley is turning sixteen, and it’s not going well. His family’s too busy to care, the local bully creates new tortures daily, someone is following him, and he’s just learned that he’s the Antichrist.

we were never here jennifer gilmoreWe Were Never Here by Jennifer Gilmore
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 14th
Did you know your entire life can change in an instant? For sixteen-year-old Lizzie Stoller that moment is when she collapses. The next thing she knows she’s in a hospital with an illness she’s never heard of.

local girl swept away ellen wittlingerLocal Girl Swept Away by Ellen Wittlinger
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: June 15th
In the tourist town of Cape Cod, a young woman’s body remains to be found. Three friends struggle to come to terms with their missing leader and with the secrets each endeavor to hide.


the hawkweed prophecy irena brignullThe Hawkweed Prophecy by Irena Brignull
Publisher: Orchard Books
Release date: June 16th
Poppy Hooper has managed to deceive her father into believing that there is nothing unnatural about her. When she meets Ember, a pitiful excuse for a witch, she learns the truth about her powers.

ride lisa glassRide (Blue #3) by Lisa Glass
Publisher: Quercus
Release date: June 16th
Iris has left her promising surfing career and Zeke, the boy who changed her world. She’s happy to get back to her old life and rediscover her passion for surfing. But Iris soon realises it won’t be that simple.

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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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