New Releases: October 27


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (27th October – 2nd November).

altered gennifer albinAltered (Crewel World #2) by Gennifer Albin
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: October 29th
After a daring escape to Earth from Arras, sixteen-year-old Adelice Lewys thought she would finally be in control of her own destiny. But Earth is not abandoned, and Adelice is called upon to break Earth from the grip of the Guild. Now torn between two brothers and two worlds, Adelice must decide what she’s fighting for, before it’s too late.

fractured sarah fineFractured (Guards of the Shadowlands #2) by Sarah Fine
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: October 29th
Lela knows there’s only one explanation for the chilling sightings of human-like creatures running on all fours: the Mazikin have arrived in the land of the living. At night, she secretly hunts for the Mazikin nest. With an enemy determined to separate soul from body, one question remains: how much is she willing to sacrifice to protect those she loves?

horde ann aguirreHorde (Razorland #3) by Ann Aguirre
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: October 29th
Salvation is surrounded, monsters at the gates. When Deuce, Fade, Stalker and Tegan set out, the odds are against them. But the odds have been stacked against Deuce from the moment she was born. She might not be a Huntress anymore, but she doesn’t run. With her knives in hand and her companions at her side, she will not falter.

in the age of love and chocolate gabrielle zevinIn the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright #3) by Gabrielle Zevin
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: October 29th
Anya puts the loss of Win behind her and focuses on her work. Against the odds, the nightclub becomes an enormous success, and Anya feels like she is on her way and that nothing will ever go wrong for her again. But then a terrible misjudgement leaves Anya fighting for her life.

the iron traitor julie kagawaThe Iron Traitor (The Iron Fey #2) by Julie Kawaga
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: October 29th
Ethan Chase just wants to get back to normal. Well, as “normal” as you can be when you see faeries every day of your life. Ethan’s nephew, Keirran, is missing, and may be on the verge of doing something unthinkable. Something that will fracture the human and faery worlds forever. Ethan’s next choice may decide the fate of them all.

jet black and the ninja wind leza lowitz shogo oketaniJet Black and the Ninja Wind by Leza Lowitz & Shogo Oketani
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Release date: October 29th
Seventeen-year-old Jet Black is a ninja. There’s only one problem–she doesn’t know it. Others do, however, and they’re scheming to capture her and uncover her secrets. When her mother dies, Jet knows only that she must go to Japan to protect a family treasure hidden in her ancestral land. She’s terrified, but if Jet won’t fight to protect her world, who will?

relic heather terrellRelic (Books of Eva #1) by Heather Terrell
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: October 29th
When Eva’s twin brother, Eamon, falls to his death just a few months before he is due to participate in The Testing, no one expects Eva to take his place. She becomes the first Maiden to Test in 150 years. Eva knows the Testing is no dance class. But there are threats in The Testing beyond what she could have prepared for.

the shadowhunter's codex cassandra clare joshua lewisThe Shadowhunters’ Codex by Cassandra Clare & Joshua Lewis
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: October 29th
The newest edition of the Nephilim’s oldest and most famous training manual: the Shadowhunter’s Codex. When you’re being swarmed by demons it can be easy to forget the finer points of obscure demon languages or the fastest way to stop an attack of Raum demons. With the Codex by your side, you never have to worry.

sorrow's knot erin bowSorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: October 29th
The dead do not rest easy. In forest towns, the dead are kept at bay with wards made from magically knotted cords. The women who tie these knots are called binders. When Otter casts her first ward, the results are disastrous. But now Otter may be her people’s only hope against the shadows that threaten them. Will the challenge be too great for her?

sentinel jennifer l armentroutSentinel (Covenant #5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: November 2nd
As the mortal world slowly slips into chaos, Alexandria Andros must overcome a stunning defeat that has left her shaken and in doubt of their ability to end this war once and for all. And with all the obstacles between Alex and her happily-ever-after with the swoonworthy Aiden St. Delphi, they must now trust a deadly foe.

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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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