New Releases: June 15

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Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves in the next two weeks (15th – 28th June).

Just Like the Movies by Kelly Fiore
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: June 15th
Lily and Marijke never seemed to have much in common; but, after a coincidental meeting at the movie theatre, Lily gets an idea – why can’t life be like a movie? Why can’t they set up their perfect romantic situations, just in time for their senior prom, using movie techniques?

17 First Kisses by Rachael Allen
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 17th
No matter how many boys Claire kisses, she can’t seem to find a decent boyfriend. Until Claire meets Luke. But Claire’s best friend Megan is falling for Luke, too, and if there’s one thing Claire knows for sure, it’s that Megan’s pretty much irresistible.

blazed jason myersBlazed by Jason Myers
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: June 17th
Jamie is invincible when he is high. His anger, his isolation, his mom’s manic mood swings—nothing can shatter his glass castle. But one brutal night upends everything, leaving his mom broken and Jamie betrayed, sent to live with a father he’s never met.

The Body in the Woods (Point Last Seen #1) by April Henry
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: June 17th
When three teens join Portland County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, they are teamed up to search for an autistic man lost in the woods. What they find instead is a dead body. In a friendship that will be forged in danger, fear, and courage, the three team up to find the girl’s killer.

dark metropolis jaclyn dolamoreDark Metropolis (Dark Metropolis #1) by Jaclyn Dolamore
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: June 17th
Sixteen-year-old Thea Holder’s mother is cursed with a spell that’s driving her mad, and whenever they touch, Thea is chilled by the magic, too. With no one else to contribute, Thea must make a living for both of them in a sinister city, where danger lurks and greed rules.

fan art sarah tregayFan Art by Sara Tregay
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: June 17th
As much as Jamie tries to keep it under wraps, everyone at school seems to know that he’s fallen for his best friend. But Jamie isn’t sure what he wants—because as much as Jamie would like to come clean to Mason, what if the truth ruins everything?

the fever megan abbottThe Fever by Megan Abbott
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 17th
The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie’s best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class.

I Am the Mission (The Unknown Assassin #2) by Allen Zadoff
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 17th
He was the perfect assassin. No name. No past. No remorse. Perfect, that is, until he began to ask questions and challenge his orders. Now The Program is worried that their valuable soldier has become a liability. And so Boy Nobody is given a chance to prove his loyalty.

the monster within kelly hashwayThe Monster Within by Kelly Hashway
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: June 17th
The moment seventeen-year-old Samantha Thompson crawls out of her grave, her second chance at life begins. She died of cancer – a completely unfair shot at life. But Ethan found a way to bring her back, like he promised he would. Only Sam came back wrong.

Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: June 17th
Amara is never alone. Not when she’s protecting the cursed princess she unwillingly serves. Not when they’re fleeing across dunes and islands and seas to stay alive. She can’t be alone, because a boy from another world experiences all that alongside her, looking through her eyes.

the revealed jessica hickamThe Revealed by Jessica Hickam
Publisher: SparkPress
Release date: June 17th
Lily Atwood lives in what used to be called Washington, D.C. Her father is one of the most powerful men in the world. But in the rediscovered peace on Earth, an underground organization has been kidnapping 18 year olds across the globe without reservation and Lily is their next victim.

Ruin and Rising (The Grisha #3) by Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: June 17th
Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova’s amplifiers. But as she begins to unravel the Darkling’s secrets, she reveals a past that will forever alter her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields.

scandal sarah ockler#scandal by Sarah Ockler
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: June 17th
When pics of Lucy kissing Cole, her best friend’s boyfriend on prom night go viral she’s branded a slut and a backstabber. Her game plan? Uncover and expose the Facebook hacker, win back her best friend’s trust, and graduate with a clean slate. There’s just one snag—Cole.

summer of yesterday gaby trianaSummer of Yesterday by Gaby Triana
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: June 17th
Thanks to a stupid seizure, Haley’s stuck going on vacation with her dad and his new family to Disney’s Fort Wilderness. But then a new seizure triggers something she’s never before experienced—time travel—and she ends up in River Country. The year? 1982.

the country of ice cream star sandra newmanThe Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
Release date: June 19th
When her brother is struck down by Posies–a contagion that has killed everyone by their late teens for generations–fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star pursues the rumour of a cure and sets out on a quest to save him, her tribe and what’s left of their future.

glimpse kendra leightonGlimpse by Kendra Leighton
Publisher: Much-in-Little
Release date: June 19th
Seven years ago Liz lost her mother and ten years’ worth of memories. When she inherits the infamous Highwayman Inn, she hopes the move will be a fresh start. Then she meets Zachary. Zachary who seems scarcely real – yet makes her feel so alive.

awkwardly ever after marni batesAwkwardly Ever After (Smith High #4) by Marni Bates
Publisher: Kensington Teen
Release date: June 24th
Melanie Morris knows she shouldn’t keep flirting with her best friend’s brother, Dylan Wellesley, even though the last thing she feels is “sisterly” around the cute soon-to-be freshman. But attending prom with somebody else might mean losing him for good.

Behind the Scenes by Dahlia Adler
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: June 24th
Ally’s best friend Van is a TV star, and Ally has her eye on Van’s co-star Liam. But when the actors’ publicist arranges for Van and Liam to “date” for the tabloids just after he and Ally share their first kiss, Ally will have to decide what role she’s capable of playing in their world of make believe.

complicit stephanie kuehnComplicit by Stephanie Kuehn
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: June 24th
Jamie Henry’s crazy sister is out of juvie and coming back for him. Because more than anything, Cate Henry needs her little brother to know the truth about their past. A truth she’s kept hidden for years. A truth she’s not supposed to tell.

 

drowned nichola reillyDrowned (Drowned #1) by Nichola Reilly
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: June 24th
Deformed and weak, Coe is one of the few remaining teenagers on the island of Tides, where dry land dwindles at every high tide. Is there an escape from the nightmare their home has become? Coe must race to find the answers before their world and everything they know is lost to the waters.

followers anna daviesFollowers by Anna Davies
Publisher: Point
Release date: June 24th
When Briana agrees to be the drama department’s “social media director” and starts tweeting half-hearted updates, her account is hacked. But then a body is discovered in the theatre after a grisly tweet. There’s no other explanation; someone is live-tweeting murders on campus.

In the End (In the After #2) by Demitria Lunetta
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: June 24th
It’s been three months since Amy escaped New Hope, and she’s been surviving on her own. Until one day, her former fellow Guardian’s voice rings out in her earpiece. And in a desperate tone, Kay utters the four words Amy had hoped she would never hear: Dr. Reynolds has Baby.

License to Spill (Pretenders #2) by Lisi Harrison
Publisher: Poppy
Release date: June 24th
Three girls, two guys, five secret journals. The five most popular students at Noble High have secrets to hide; secrets they wrote down in their private journals. Now one of their own exposes the journal entries of the others…

 

rain amanda sunRain (Paper Gods #2) by Amanda Sun
Harlequin Teen
Release date: June 24th
When Tomo’s power as a Kami spirals out of control, Katie turns to an unexpected source for help—Jun, her former friend and a Kami with an agenda of his own. But is Jun really the ally he claims to be? Meanwhile, Katie and Tomohiro must confront one of the darkest gods in Japanese legend.

The Shadow’s Curse (The Knots Sequence #2) by Amy McCulloch
Publisher: Random House
Release date: June 24th
Raim is no closer to figuring out the meaning of the broken vow that sentenced him to exile for life. But with his former best friend now a tyrannical Khan who is holding the girl Raim loves captive, Raim begins the long journey down to the dangerous South, to find the maker of his oath.

The Stepsister’s Tale by Tracy Barrett
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: June 24th
Jane Montjoy is tired of being a lady. Jane’s burden only gets worse after her mother returns from a trip to town with a new stepfather and stepsister in tow. When her stepfather suddenly dies, a mysterious boy from the woods and an invitation to a royal ball are certain to change her fate.

The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: June 24th
Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when basketball star Brady Cullen asks her out, and she just about faints when her strict father actually approves of him. But when school starts up again, Brady changes. What happened to the sweet boy she fell in love with?

Twisted by Jo Gibson
Publisher: Kensington Teen
Release date: June 24th
It’s Valentine’s Day, and everyone at Hamilton High is excited about the big dance. Six girls are competing to be Queen of Hearts. Unfortunately, someone is taking aim at the contestants–and it’s not Cupid. Unless Cupid is a deranged killer with a sharp knife and a deadly message.

wickedpedia chris van ettenWickedpedia by Chris Van Etten
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: June 24th
After a soccer player steals Cole’s girlfriend, the boys take their revenge by creating a Wikipedia page for him full of outlandish information including a bizarre death on the soccer field. It’s all in good fun, until the soccer player is killed in a freak accident… just as Cole and Greg predicted.

The Garden of Darkness by Gillian Murray
Publisher: Ravenstone
Release date: June 25th
Four children, survivors of a disease that seems to infect all but one adult, hope to find meaning by joining forces with this sole remaining grownup who says he possesses a cure. They discover, however, that the greatest meaning of all lies in the friendships they forge during the journey itself.

Defector susanne winnackerDefector (Variants #2) by Susanne Winnacker
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: June 26th
When Tessa is summoned for her second mission, she is unexpectedly launched into a massive conspiracy. Her best friend Holly is kidnapped and Tessa knows it was meant to be her. But who is after her? And more importantly, why?

 

summer of the vanities lili peloquinSummer of the Vanities (The Innocents #3) by Lili Peloquin
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: June 26th
As the summer winds to a close, sisters Alice and Charlie will finally discover who murdered their half sister Camilla. The blame game continues in the sinister underbelly of Serenity Point as the sisters struggle to stay afloat amidst the flood of lies.

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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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