What YA books release this week? (May 24)


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


26 kisses anna michels26 Kisses by Anna Michels
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: May 24th
Veda sets out on the love quest of a lifetime: forget about Mark, move on, and move up. All she has to do is kiss 26 boys with 26 different names—one for each letter of the alphabet.

exile for dreamers kathleen baldwinExile for Dreamers (Stranje House #2) by Kathleen Baldwin
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: May 24th
Tess can’t run far enough or fast enough to escape the prophetic dreams that haunt her. Dreams bring nothing but death and grief, and Tess refuses to succumb to madness.

the hunt megan shepherdThe Hunt (The Cage #2) by Megan Shepherd
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: May 24th
After their failed escape attempt, Cora, Lucky, and Mali have been demoted to the lowest level of human captives and placed in a safari-themed environment called the Hunt.

incriminated m g reyesIncriminated (Emancipated #2) by M.G. Reyes
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: May 24th
Six teens legally liberated from parental control—the bad boy, the good girl, the diva, the hustler, the rocker, and the nerd—all share a house in Venice Beach and they all have one thing in common: murder.

the last star rick yanceyThe Last Star (The 5th Wave #3) by Rick Yancey
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 24th
The Others didn’t invent death; they just perfected it. It will end where it began, where it had been from the beginning, on the battlefield of the last beating human heart.

outrun the moon stacey leeOutrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 24th
On April 18, an historic earthquake rocks San Francisco, destroying Mercy’s home and school. Mercy is someone who gets things done. But what can one girl do to heal so many suffering?

please don't tell laura timsPlease Don’t Tell by Laura Tims
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: May 24th
Joy killed Adam Gordon—at least, that’s what she thinks. The night of the party is hazy at best. But she knows what Adam did to her twin sister, Grace, and she knows he had to pay for it.

the progeny tosca leeThe Progeny (Descendants of the House of Bathory #1) by Tosca Lee
Publisher: Howard Books
Release date: May 24th
Emily Jacobs is the descendant of a serial killer. Now, she’s become the hunted. She’s on a quest that will take her to the secret underground of Europe and three ancient orders.

the safest lies megan mirandaThe Safest Lies by Megan Miranda
Publisher: Crown Books
Release date: May 24th
Kelsey was raised to see danger everywhere. Her mother hasn’t set foot outside their front door in seventeen years, since she escaped from her kidnappers with Kelsey growing inside her.

the world beneath janice warmanThe World Beneath by Janice Warman
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: May 24th
South Africa, 1976. When Joshua rescues a stranger and riots begin to sweep the country, he has to face the world beneath—the world deep inside him—to make heartbreaking choices.


breaker kat ellisBreaker by Kat Ellis
Publisher: Running Press Teen
Release date: May 24th
A year has passed since his serial killer father’s execution, and it finally looks like Kyle has a chance to escape the stigma and fear that haunts him. Until he recognizes a girl in his class.


game theory barry jonsbergGame Theory by Barry Jonsberg
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release date: May 25th
Jamie’s sister has been kidnapped. And Jamie is convinced that the way to save her is to apply the principles of Game Theory. But is playing the game the best option when lives are at stake?

the other side of summer emily galeThe Other Side of Summer by Emily Gale
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Release date: May 25th
Summer is trying to recover from a tragedy, but it seems impossible when her family is falling apart around her. Now her dad’s plan to save them is turning Summer’s life upside down again.

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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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