What new YA books release this week? (January 24)


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


After the Fall by Kate Hart
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Release date: January 24th
Raychel is sleeping with two boys: her best friend Matt…and his brother, Andrew. The friendships are a precarious balance, and when tragedy strikes, everything falls apart.

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: January 24th
Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. A white baby died while under the care of a black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it?

City of Saints & Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 24th
Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya looking for the chance to build a new life and home. When her mother is found shot to death, Tina knows exactly who’s behind it.

The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: January 24th
Ariel and Maya’s lives collide unexpectedly when Ariel’s mother shows up out of the blue with wild accusations: Ariel wasn’t abandoned. Her father kidnapped her fourteen years ago.


Before You Forget by Julia Lawrinson
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: January 25th
Year Twelve is not off to a good start for Amelia. Her mother and father may as well be living in separate houses and her father is slowly forgetting everything. Even Amelia.

A Shadow’s Breath by Nicole Hayes
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: January 25th
Tessa and Nick are trapped in the car after a corner taken too fast. Injured, stranded in the wilderness, at the mercy of the elements, the question becomes one of survival.

The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen #2) by Alison Goodman
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: January 26th
June 1812. Just weeks after her catastrophic coming-out ball, Lady Helen Wrexhall—now disowned by her uncle—is a full member of the demon-hunting Dark Days Club.

Valentine by Jodi McAlister
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: January 30th
Four teenagers – all born on the same Valentine’s Day – begin to disappear. As the bodies mount up, Pearl Linford has to work out what in the supernatural hell is going on, before it happens to her.


Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1) by Vic James
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release date: January 26th
Our world belongs to the Equals — aristocrats with magical gifts — and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could break the world.

Hold Back the Stars by Katie Khan
Publisher: Doubleday
Release date: January 26th
Carys and Max have ninety minutes of air left. Adrift in space with nothing to hold on to but each other, Carys and Max can’t help but look back at the well-ordered world they have left behind.

Margot and Me by Juno Dawson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: January 26th
When Fliss finds her grandmother’s wartime journal, she also uncovers Margot’s deepest, most buried secret. And it is then that Fliss discovers something terrible in her own life.

The Witch’s Tears (The Witch’s Kiss #2) by Katharine & Elizabeth Corr
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books
Release date: January 26th
It’s not easy being a teenage witch. Just ask Merry. She’s drowning in textbooks and rules set by the coven; drowning in heartbreak after the loss of Jack. But Merry’s not the only one whose fairy tale is over.

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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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