What new YA books release this week? (January 31)


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


Blood of Wonderland (Queen of Hearts #2) by Colleen Oakes
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 31st
Now hiding in the lush and mysterious Twisted Wood with only her war steed at her side, Dinah is faced with a choice: leave Wonderland forever or stay and fight her father for the throne.

By Your Side by Kasie West
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 31st
When Autumn Collins finds herself accidentally locked in the library for an entire weekend, she doesn’t think things could get any worse. But that’s before she realizes that Dax Miller is locked in with her.

Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Release date: January 31st
Scarlett longs to see Caraval, the performance where the audience participates in the show. But when her sister Tella is kidnapped it turns out that this season’s Caraval revolves around finding her.

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu
Publisher: Dutton
Release date: January 31st
Everyone who really knows Brooklyn knows Devonairre Street girls are different. They’re the ones you shouldn’t fall in love with. The ones with the curse. The ones who can get you killed.

The Dark Days Pact (Lady Helen #2) by Alison Goodman
Publisher: Viking
Release date: January 31st
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.

Dawn Study (Soulfinders #3) by Maria V. Snyder
Publisher: Mira Books
Release date: January 31st
Despite the odds, Yelena and Valek have forged an irrevocable bond. Now, when their two homelands stand on the brink of war, they must fight with magic and cunning.

The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: January 31st
On a terrifying sub-zero, blizzardy night in Montana, she and her brother are brutally attacked in a cabin in the woods–only to be rescued by a mysterious bounty hunter they call X.

Exo by Fonda Lee
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: January 31st
It’s been a century of peace since Earth became a colony of an alien race with far reaches into the galaxy. Some die-hard extremists still oppose alien rule on Earth, but Donovan Reyes isn’t one of them.

Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine
Publisher: Philomel Books
Release date: January 31st
Iris itches constantly for the strike of a match. But when she’s caught setting one too many fires, she’s whisked away to London before she can get arrested—at least that’s the story her mother tells.

How to Break a Boy by Laurie Devore
Publisher: Imprint
Release date: January 31st
After mean girl Olivia suffers a family tragedy and catches her best friend sleeping with her boyfriend, she decides to make a change–but it’s impossible to resist taking Adrienne down one last time.

Long Way Home (Thunder Road #3) by Katie McGarry
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: January 31st
Violet has always been expected to sit back and let the boys do all the saving. Yet when her dad is killed carrying out Terror business, Violet knows it’s up to her to do the saving.

Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release date: January 31st
In 1955, in Caroline County, amidst segregation and prejudice, injustice and cruelty, two teenagers fell in love. Their life together broke the law, but their determination would change it.

Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: January 31st
Aki’s theory is that she’s only got one shot at living an interesting life. Aki already knows she’s bisexual but she’s only dated guys so far. So when Aki meets Christa it seems her theory is prime for the testing.

Wait for Me by Caroline Leech
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 31st
when Paul, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as the new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when her own brothers are risking their lives for their country?

Wires and Nerve Vol. 1 by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: January 31st
When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers’ leader – with a little help.


Wipeout (The Seven Signs #3) by Michael Adams
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: February 1st
After Andy and Dylan are caught in a fiery explosion, Zander, JJ, Yasmin, Mila and Isabel realise their only chance to stop the next attack is to get one step ahead of The Signmaker.


Lifers by M.A. Griffin
Publisher: Chicken House
Release date: January 31st
Fear haunts the streets of Manchester: a schoolgirl has disappeared. Preston is drawn to investigate, exploring the city in the hunt for his missing friend, when he comes across a sinister machine.

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands #2) by Alwyn Hamilton
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Release date: January 31st
Mere months ago, gunslinger Amani al’Hiza fled her hometown seeking only her own freedom. Now she’s fighting to liberate the entire desert nation of Miraji from a bloodthirsty sultan.

Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt
Publisher: Usbourne
Release date: February 1st
Lexi Angelo is a Convention Kid – she’s got a clipboard and a walkie talkie to prove it. Aidan Green is a messy-haired, annoyingly arrogant author and he’s disrupting her perfect planning.

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Release date: February 2nd
One family, three sisters. Grace is the oldest, a straight-A student. Audrey is the youngest, and a future Olympic swimming champion. And then there’s Mia: the mess in the middle.

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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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