New Releases: October 7

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Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (7th – 13th October).

Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 7th
Britt has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but when an unexpected blizzard forces her to seek shelter in a remote cabin, she finds herself taken hostage by its two very handsome occupants. In exchange for her life, Britt agrees to guide the men off the mountain.

bleed like me c desirBleed Like Me by Christa Desir
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 7th
Some days the only way Gannon knows she is real is by carving bloody lines into the flesh of her stomach. Then she meets Michael Brooks. But as their relationship deepens, Gannon starts to feel as if she’s standing at the foot of a dam about to burst.

The Blood of Olympus (Heroes of Olympus #5) by Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th
The Athena Parthenos will go west; the Argo II will go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea’s army of powerful giants?

Chaos (Guards of the Shadowlands #3) by Sarah Fine
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: October 7th
With Juri in control and everything in absolute chaos, Lela plunges into the depths of hell to free Malachi from creatures that have waited decades to exact their revenge. But the Judge has her own way of doing things, and Lela must work with Ana, the new Captain.

Death Coming Up the Hill by Chris Crowe
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 7th
It’s 1968, and war is not foreign to seventeen-year-old Ashe. When his high school history teacher dares to teach the political realities of the war, Ashe grows to better understand the situation in Vietnam, his family, and the wider world around him.

emergent rachel cohnEmergent (Annex #2) by Rachel Cohn
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th
Zhara, the First. Elysia, her clone. Elysia has taken everything from Zhara and left her with an inescapable reminder of all she’s failed at in her life. Now the man Zhara loves has replaced her with Elysia. Zhara will get her clone out of the way, no matter the cost.

Endgame: The Calling (Endgame #1) by James Frey & Nils Johnson-Shelton
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 7th
For ten thousand years the lines have existed in secret. The 12 original lines of humanity. Each had to have a Player prepared at all times. When the game starts, the players will have to find three keys. The only rule of their Endgame is that there are no rules.

Exquisite Captive (Dark Caravan Cycle #1) by Heather Demetrios
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 7th
Nalia is a jinni of tremendous ancient power, the only survivor of a coup that killed nearly everyone she loved. Stuffed into a bottle and sold by a slave trader, she’s now in hiding on the dark caravan, the lucrative jinni slave trade between Arjinna and Earth.

The Fall by Bethany Griffin
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: October 7th
Ushers can never leave their house, a house that haunts and is haunted, a house that almost seems to have a mind of its own. Madeline’s life has hinged around her desperate plan to escape. Her only chance lies in destroying the house.

The Good Sister by Jamie Kain
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: October 7th
Rachel is wild. Asha is lost. Sarah, the good sister, is the glue that holds them together. But fate has taken Sarah’s life in a sudden and puzzling accident, sending her already fractured family into a tailspin of grief and confusion.

H2O by Virginia Bergin
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: October 7th
Against all odds, Ruby has survived the catastrophic onset of the killer rain. Two weeks after, drinkable water is running out. Ruby’s left with two options: persevere on her own, or embark on a treacherous journey across the country.

the invisible amelia kahaneyThe Invisible (Brokenhearted #2) by Amelia Kahaney
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 7th
Anthem Fleet attempts to return to a normal life after surgery that left her with a bionic hummingbird heart and a terrifying new strength. But she can’t shake her suspicions or ignore the cries of help in the crime-ridden city of Bedlam.

Kiss Kill Vanish by Jessica Martinez
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: October 7th
One moment, she was wrapped in Emilio’s arms, melting into his kiss. The next, she was witnessing the unthinkable: a murder in cold blood, ordered by her father and carried out by her boyfriend. When Emilio pulled the trigger, Valentina disappeared.

Lailah (The Styclar Saga #1) by Nikki Kelly
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: October 7th
The girl knows she’s different. She doesn’t age. She has visions of a past life, but no clear clues as to what she is, or where she comes from. But there is a face in her dreams – a light that breaks through the darkness. She knows his name is Gabriel.

Love and Other Unknown Variables by Shannon Lee Alexander
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: October 7th
Charlie Hanson has a clear vision of his future. He knows he’ll graduate, and inevitably discover solutions to the universe’s greatest unanswered questions. But Charlie’s future blurs the moment he touches the tattoo on a beautiful girl’s neck.

night sky suzanne brockmann melanie brockmannNight Sky (Night Sky #1) by Suzanne Brockmann & Melanie Brockmann
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: October 7th
Skylar Reid is shaken when mysterious girl Dana tells Sky that she has abilities – that a hormone in their blood makes them stronger, faster, smarter. A hormone that the makers of a new drug called Destiny will murder to get their hands on.

not in the script amy finneganNot in the Script by Amy Finnegan
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: October 7th
Millions of people witnessed Emma Taylor’s first kiss—a kiss that needed twelve takes and four camera angles to get right. After spending nearly all of her teen years performing on cue, Emma wonders if any part of her life is real anymore.

the perfectionists sara shepardThe Perfectionists by Sara Shepard
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: October 7th
Five girls think they have nothing in common, until they realize that they all hate Nolan Hotchkiss, who’s done terrible things to each of them. They come up with the perfect way to kill him—a joke… until Nolan turns up dead, in exactly the way they planned.

Queen of Someday (Stolen Empire #1) by Sherry D. Ficklin
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing
Release date: October 7th
Before she can become the greatest empress in history, fifteen-year-old Sophie will have to survive her mother’s ambitions. In the heart of St. Petersburg, surviving means navigating the political, romantic, and religious demands of the bitter Empress.

Silverblind (Ironskin #3) by Tina Connolly
Publisher: Tor
Release date: October 7th
Dorie Rochart has been hiding her fey side for a long time. She plans to study magical creatures and plants in the wild, but when no one will hire a girl to fight basilisks, she releases her shapechanging fey powers to disguise herself as a boy.

The Social Media Experiment by Cole Gibsen
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: October 7th
On the surface, Reagan Fray appears to have everything. She’s popular, Ivy League–bound, and rich. But behind the scenes, Reagan is a girl with an anxiety disorder struggling to hold the fraying threads of her life together. It takes work to stay on top.

Stray (Four Sisters #1) by Elissa Sussman
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: October 7th
Princess Aislynn has long dreamed about attending her Introduction Ball, about starting her happily ever after. But Aislynn has never managed to control the magic that burns within her – and desires that threaten the Path she has vowed to take.

tell me again sara farizanTell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: October 7th
Leila’s Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates; if word got out that she liked girls, life would be twice as hard. But when a beautiful new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would.

this is how it ends jen nadolThis Is How It Ends by Jen Nadol
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 7th
Riley and his friends are gearing up for their senior year but what starts out as a good time turns sinister when they find a mysterious pair of binoculars. Those who dare to look through them see strange visions, which they brush off as hallucinations.

This Night So Dark (Starbound #1.5) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th
Tarver still has nightmares about the night when he rescued a group of civilian hostages. Now Tarver and Lilac must reconcile his memories of that fateful night with the truth that they uncovered on a mysterious planet after the Icarus crashed.

Unraveled (Crewel World #3) by Gennifer Albin
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Release date: October 7th
Things have changed behind the walls of the Coventry and new threats lurk in its twisted corridors. When Adelice returns to Arras, she quickly learns that something rotten has taken hold of the world and Cormac Patton needs her to help him reestablish order.

Whatever Life Throws at You by Julie Cross
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: October 7th
Annie Lucas’s life is upended the moment her dad becomes the coach for the Kansas City Royals. Annie has dreams of her own—most of which involve placing first at track meets… and one starring the Royals’ super-hot rookie pitcher.

whisper the dead alyxandra harveyWhisper the Dead (The Lovegrove Legacy #2) by Alyxandra Harvey
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s Books
Release date: October 7th
When something evil menaces Mayfair, Gretchen faces deadly threats and unimaginable loss along with her cousins, a madcap named Moira, and the icy yet irresistible Tobias Lawless, in the hopes of preventing the Greymalkin Sisters from rising.

the young elites marie luThe Young Elites (The Young Elites #1) by Marie Lu
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: October 7th
Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. Many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts.

zom b familyZom-B Family (Zom-B #9) by Darren Shan
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 7th
After being betrayed and captured by the most heinous survivors of the human race, B Smith lands back in the clutches of a fiend B had hoped to never see again, someone who is intent on making B suffer in the most tortuous ways.

the family marissa kennersonThe Family by Marissa Kennerson
Publisher: Full Fathom Five
Release date: October 8th
When Adam, Father, prophet, and savior of the Family, announces that Twig will be his new bride, she is overjoyed. But when Twig enters the world outside she begins to question everything about her life, and the cult to which she belongs.

Of Scars and Stardust by Andrea Hannah
Publisher: Flux
Release date: October 8th
After her little sister mysteriously vanishes, Claire Graham has a choice to make: stay snug in her little corner of Manhattan with her dropout boyfriend, or go back to Ohio to face the hometown tragedy she’s been dying to leave behind.

sweet unrest lisa maxwellSweet Unrest by Lisa Maxwell
Publisher: Flux
Release date: October 8th
Lucy Aimes has always been practical. But try as she might, she can’t come up with a logical explanation for the recurring dreams that have always haunted her. Dreams of a long-ago place filled with people she shouldn’t know…but does.

althea and oliver cristina morachoAlthea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho
Publisher: Viking
Release date: October 9th
Althea Carter and Oliver McKinley have been best friends since they were six. Althea has begun to want something more than just best-friendship. But when Oliver wakes up with no memory of the past three weeks, he can’t deny something is wrong.

belzhar meg wolitzerBelzhar by Meg Wolitzer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: October 9th
If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches and kissing him in the library stacks. But life isn’t fair, and Reeve Maxfield is dead.

Lark Ascending (Skylark #3) by Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Release date: October 9th
No longer the girl who ran for her life, Lark never dreamed she’d find a rebellion, a Renewable, and those she used to love in the fight of their lives. She’s mastered her magic, but she still doesn’t know if she can master the darkness stirring inside her.

my true love gave to me stephanie perkinsMy True Love Gave to Me by Stephanie Perkins (et al.)
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books
Release date: October 9th
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me …This beautiful collection features twelve gorgeously romantic stories set during the festive period, by some of the most talented and exciting YA authors writing today.

remember me romily bernardRemember Me (Find Me #2) by Romily Bernard
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: October 9th
Wick had thought her troubles were over. But not only is she embroiled in a new murder case, which starts with a body with “Remember Me” carved into it and doesn’t stop there, but she also discovers new evidence surrounding her mother’s suicide.

Dead New World by Ryan Hill
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Release date: October 13th
Before the world fell into chaos, the undead existed only in the imagination. Now, more of them walk the earth than living. Zombies move about freely, while humans entomb themselves inside concrete barricades to stay alive.

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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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