What new YA books release this week? (February 21)


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

Against All Silence by E.C. Myers
Publisher: Adaptive Books
Release date: February 21st
After being a key figure in the exposing of government corruption, Max Stein has spent a quiet semester abroad looking for his long-lost mother. But trouble manages to find him once again.

Beautiful Broken Girls by Kim Savage
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Release date: February 21st
Mira and Francesca Cillo seemed untouchable. After the sisters drown themselves, a post-mortem letter from Mira sends Ben to find notes in the seven places where they touched.

The Dragon’s Price (Transference #1) by Bethany Wiggins
Publisher: Crown Books
Release date: February 21st
Everyone expects sheltered princess Sorrowlynn to choose the barbarian prince over the fire-breathing beast—everyone, that is, except Sorrow, who is determined to control her own destiny or die trying.

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: February 21st
When Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family’s property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past… and the present.

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: February 21st
After “borrowing” her father’s credit card to finance a more stylish wardrobe, Margot finds herself grounded. She’s willing to do anything to get out of her punishment. Lie, cheat, maybe even steal…

Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman
Publisher: Viking
Release date: February 21st
Ingrid is on a wilderness survival trek for at-risk teens: addicts, runaways, and her. She’s fighting to survive physical challenges that push her to her limits, and mind games that threaten to break her.

Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 21st
Twenty third in line to the throne, Freya was never meant to be queen. But when the king and those closest to him are poisoned, Freya suddenly finds herself on the throne, and far from safe.

Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Release date: February 21st
Petula shut herself off from the world after a family tragedy. She sees danger in all the ordinary things, like crossing the street, a bug bite, or a germy handshake. She knows: life is out to get you.

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: February 21st
Ronit, an Israeli girl, lives on one side of the fence. Jamil, a Palestinian boy, lives on the other. The two fall in love, a love that would create an irreparable rift between their families if it were discovered.


The Eleventh Hour (Agent Nomad #1) by Skye Melki-Wegner
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: January 22nd
Natalie Palladino was a normal fifteen-year-old, at a normal school, about to face a normal maths test. Now her codename is Nomad, and she’s training to become a secret agent for HELIX.

The Things We Promise by J.C. Burke
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release date: January 22nd
When Gemma’s brother, Billy, arrives home from New York, Gemma’s life becomes complicated. Her family’s been keeping secrets and friendships are forged and broken.


Close Your Eyes by Nicci Cloke
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: January 23rd
When a group of Year 11s befriend the new boy, they find themselves not as close as they used to be. Until one Tuesday, when they’re trapped inside the school building. And one of them has a gun.

Day of Ice (A Crusoe Adventure #2) by Andrew Lane
Publisher: Adaptive Books
Release date: February 21st
Robinson Crusoe and Friday are now climbing the ranks of a group of spies who report directly to the Crown. Friday is shocked to see her father, who once tried to kill her, walking the streets of London.

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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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