5 YA books to watch out for in November 2016


Maybe you don’t want to cull through our giant lists of weekly releases and just want to know the best things to snag this month. So here’s a list of 5 YA books to watch out for in November 2016!

blood for blood ryan graudinBlood for Blood (Wolf by Wolf #2) by Ryan Graudin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 1st
For the resistance in 1950s Germany, the war may be over, but the fight has just begun. Death camp survivor Yael, who has the power to skinshift, is on the run: the world has just seen her shoot and kill Hitler. But the truth of what happened is far more complicated, and its consequences are deadly. Yael and her unlikely comrades dive into enemy territory to try to turn the tide against the New Order, and there is no alternative but to see their mission through to the end, whatever the cost.  But dark secrets reveal dark truths.

infinity jus accardoInfinity (The Infinity Division #1) by Jus Accardo
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: November 1st
Nobody said being the daughter of an army general was easy. But when her dad sends a teenage subordinate to babysit her while he’s away? That’s taking it a step too far. Cade, as beautiful as he is deadly, watches Kori with more than just interest. And when he saves her from a seemingly random attack, well, that’s when things get weird. Turns out, Kori’s dad is the head of a secret government project that has invented a way to travel between parallel dimensions. And apparently, on every other Earth, Kori and Cade are madly in love.

this is our story ashley elstonThis Is Our Story by Ashley Elston
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: November 15th
No one knows what happened that morning at River Point. Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won’t say who fired the shot that killed their friend; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them. Kate Marino’s senior year internship at the District Attorney’s Office isn’t exactly glamorous – more like an excuse to leave school early. Then she learns the DA wants the boys’ case swept under the rug. Kate won’t let that happen. But if Kate doesn’t uncover the true killer, more than one life could be on the line…including her own.

of fire and stars audrey coulthurstOf Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: November 22nd
Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. But Denna has a secret. She possesses an Affinity for fire—a dangerous gift for the future queen of a kingdom where magic is forbidden. Now, Denna must learn the ways of her new home while trying to hide her growing magic. When a shocking assassination leaves the kingdom reeling, Denna joins forces with the sister of her betrothed, Princess Mare, to search for the culprit. But soon their friendship blossoms into something more.

Scythe Neal ShustermanScythe (Scythe #1) by Neal Schusterman
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 22nd
In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional reapers (“scythes”). Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythe’s apprentices, and—despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation—they must learn the art of killing. Only one of them will be chosen as a scythe’s apprentice. And when it becomes clear that the winning apprentice’s first task will be to glean the loser, Citra and Rowan are pitted against one another in a fight for their lives.

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About Author

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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