New Releases: August 12


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (12th – 18th August).

a blind spot for boys justina chenA Blind Spot for Boys by Justina Chen
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 12th
Sixteen-year-old Shana Wilde is officially on a Boy Moratorium. After a devastating breakup, she decides it’s time to end the plague of Mr. Wrong, Wrong, and More Wrong.

Flawed (Perfection #2) by J.L. Spelbring
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: August 12th
In a world where Hitler won the The War, and perfection is constantly sought, Ellyssa has broken free from her austere life and has found another meaning for her existence.

random tom leveenRandom by Tom Leveen
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: August 12th
Late at night Tori receives a random phone call. It’s a wrong number. But the caller seems to want to talk, so she stays on the line. He asks for a single thing—one reason not to kill himself.

the unfinished life of addison stone adele griffinThe Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: August 12th
Adele Griffin tells the fully illustrated story of a brilliant young artist, her mysterious death, and the fandom that won’t let her go.


Between the Spark and the Burn (Between #2) by April Genevieve Tucholke
Publisher: Dial
Release date: August 14th
River West Reddingis gone. Violet and Neely take off in search of River but Violet begins to wonder if Neely, the one Redding brother she thought trustworthy, has been hiding a secret of his own.

dangerous boys abigail haasDangerous Boys by Abigail Haas
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: August 14th
Three teens venture into the abandoned Monroe estate one night; hours later, only two emerge from the burning wreckage. But which survives? And is his death a tragic accident? Or murder?

earth flight janet edwardsEarth Flight (Earth Girl #3) by Janet Edwards
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Release date: August 14th
Jarra never wanted to be a celebrity. Except now she’s the most famous Earth girl in the universe – but not everyone in the universe is happy about it, nor the fact that she has found love with a norm.

fiendish brenna yovanoffFiendish by Brenna Yovanoff
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: August 14th
Magic kept Clementine alive, walled up in a cellar for ten years, until a boy named Fisher sets her free. Back in the world, Clementine sets out to discover what happened all those years ago.

isla and the happily ever after stephanie perkinsIsla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
Publisher: Dutton
Release date: August 14th
As they begin their senior year in France, Isla and Josh are quickly forced to confront the heartbreaking reality that happily-ever-afters aren’t always forever.


Sisters’ Fate (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #3) by Jessica Spotswood
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: August 14th
Now that Tess’s visions have taken a deadly turn, the prophecy that one Cahill sister will murder another looms ever closer to its fulfilment.


splintered light cate sampsonSplintered Light by Cate Sampson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: August 14th
At four years old, Leah Martens was the only witness to the murder of two women in a London park. Now, twelve years later, Leah desperately tries to remember exactly what she saw that day.

Stormfront (Undertow #2) by K.R. Conway
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: August 15th
Five weeks after Raef triggered her power and she nearly leveled a historic mansion, Eila is dealing with the fall-out of her decisions.


Ashes to Ashes by Jenny Han & Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 16th
After Rennie’s death, Kat and Lillia try to put the pieces together of what happened to her. They both blame themselves. Things could have been different. Now they will never be the same.

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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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