What YA books release this week? (April 12)


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


bloodtraitor amelia atwater rhodesBloodtraitor (The Maeve’ra Trilogy #3) by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: April 12th
When the vampires propose a daring plan to bring down the empire of Midnight once and for all, Malachi must feign support for his unstable sister so his prophecy can be fulfilled.

crossing the line meghan rogersCrossing the Line (The Raven Files #1) by Meghan Rogers
Publisher: Philomel Books
Release date: April 12th
Jocelyn was kidnapped as a child and raised in North Korea as a spy. When her agency sends her to the U.S. Jocelyn jumps at the chance to turn double agent and finish off her kidnappers once and for all.

dan vs nature don calameDan vs. Nature by Don Calame
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: April 12th
Shy and scrawny Dan’s mom drops a bomb: she and her latest beau, Hank, are engaged, and she’s sending her “two favorite men” on a survivalist camping trip to “bond.”

defender graham mcnameeDefender by Graham McNamee
Publisher: Random House
Release date: April 12th
They call her Tiny, but Tyne Greer is six foot six, a high school basketball star. One day she discovers a crack in the wall of an abandoned basement room. And sealed up in the wall is a girl’s body.

dreamology lucy keatingDreamology by Lucy Keating
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 12th
For as long as Alice can remember, she has dreamed of Max. Max is the boy of her dreams—he doesn’t exist. But when Alice walks into class on her first day at a new school, there he is.

the epidemic suzanne youngThe Epidemic (The Remedy #2) by Suzanne Young
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: April 12th
Quinlan McKee has spent her life hired to play the role of the recently deceased in order to give their families closure. But she couldn’t have guessed how her last case would bring down her entire world.

a fierce and subtle poison samantha mabryA Fierce and Subtle Poison by Samantha Mabry
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: April 12th
Everyone knows the legends about the cursed girl–Isabel, the one the señoras whisper about. They say she has green skin and grass for hair. Some say she can grant wishes; some say her touch can kill.

golden boys sonya hartnettGolden Boys by Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: April 12th
To the local kids, Cole and Bastion’s father, Rex becomes a kind of hero, but Colt senses there’s something in his father that could destroy their fragile new lives.

klickitat peter rockKlickitat by Peter Rock
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: April 12th
Vivian feels left behind when her older sister, Audra, runs away from home. She believes that Audra will return. Then, inexplicably, writing begins to appear in a blank notebook.

nobody's lady amy mcnultyNobody’s Lady (Never Veil #2) by Amy NcNulty
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: April 12th
Ashamed of her part in her village’s history, Noll withdraws from her family, but she’s soon caught up in a darker plot than she ever dared imagine possible from the men she thought she knew so well.

strike delilah s dawsonStrike (Hit #2) by Delilah S. Dawson
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: April 12th
After faking her own death to escape her term as an indentured assassin for Valor Savings Bank, Patsy is on the run with her boyfriend, Wyatt. The hit list was just the beginning. Time to strike back.

taste juliet madisonTaste (The Delta Girls #4) by Juliet Madison
Publisher: Diversion Books
Release date: April 12th
Tamara is smitten with neighbor Leo Pearce. The heat gets turned up on the Delcarta sisters when they have a mystery in the kitchen, one that puts each of them in mortal danger.

twenty questions for gloria martyn bedfordTwenty Questions for Gloria
by Martyn Bedford
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Release date: April 12th
Gloria meets a mysterious new boy bent on breaking all the rules. He is everything Gloria wishes to be, but he is not all he seems, and by the time she learns the truth about him, she is a long way from home.

the blood of the hydra michelle madowThe Blood of the Hydra (Elementals #2) by Michelle Madow
Publisher: Dreamscape Publishing
Release date: April 18th
Finding out that her new school had her in a special homeroom for witches was strange enough, but now Nicole must face the realization that she has the rare power to kill with just a touch.

pieces of you and me erin fletcherPieces of You and Me by Erin Fletcher
Publisher: Entangled Crush
Release date: April 18th
Five years. That’s how long I’ve been gone. Since I left my best friend—the girl I loved—behind. Five seconds. That’s how long it takes to realize I am completely, utterly, screwed.

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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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