What YA books release this week? (October 13)


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

the beast of cretacea todd strasserThe Beast of Cretacea by Todd Strasser
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: October 13th
Teens are sent to other planets to harvest resources and bring them back to the environmentally ravaged Earth, but Ishmael discovers the truth about his ill-fated expedition.

before the claiming kami garcia margaret stohlBefore the Claiming (Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories #3) by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 13th
Lena Duchannes comes across a book that changed Macon Ravenwood’s life and saved Lena’s.

black widow forever red margaret stohlBlack Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Marvel Press
Release date: October 13th
When children all over Eastern Europe begin to go missing, and rumors of smuggled Red Room tech light up the dark net, Natasha Romanoff suspects her old teacher has returned.

blue voyage diana rennBlue Voyage by Diana Renn
Publisher: Viking
Release date: October 13th
Zan is a politician’s daughter and an adrenaline junkie. But she gets more of a rush than she bargained for when she finds herself in the crosshairs of an antiquities smuggling ring.

dark tide jennifer donnellyDark Tide (The Waterfire Saga #3) by Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 13th
Once a lost and confused princess, Serafina is now a confident leader of the Black Fin Resistance (BFR). While she enlists allies for battle, her friends face challenges of their own.

darkthaw kate a boormanDarkthaw (Winterkill #2) by Kate A. Boorman
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: October 13th
For as long as Emmeline can remember, she’s longed to leave the isolated world of the settlement and explore the wilderness that calls to her in her dreams. Now she will finally get the chance.

the devil and winnie flynn micol ostow david ostowThe Devil and Winnie Flynn by Micol Ostow & David Ostow
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: October 13th
Winnie discovers her family’s history is deeply entwined with the Devil’s. If she’s going to make it out of the Pine Barrens alive, she might have to start believing in her aunt’s stories.

the emperor of any place tim wynne jonesThe Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: October 13th
When Evan’s father dies suddenly, Evan finds a hand-bound yellow book on his desk. The book is the diary of a Japanese soldier stranded on a small Pacific island in WWII.

First&ThenFirst & Then by Emma Mills
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: October 13th
Devon Tennyson wouldn’t change a thing. She’s happy silently crushing on best friend Cas, and blissfully ignoring the future after high school. But the universe has other plans.

a game of crows jacob whitfieldA Game of Crows (Pecking Order #1) by Jacob Whitfield
Publisher: Dpdotcom Digital
Release date: October 13th
Thirteen families rule the world. When the Master of Light is assassinated, Gwendoline becomes a candidate in a seemingly archaic competition of finding a new leader.

ice like fire sara raaschIce Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes #2) by Sara Raasch
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 13th
Meira just wants her people to be safe. When Cordellan debt forces the Winterians to dig their mines for payment, they unearth something powerful and possibly dangerous.

the immortal heights sherry thomasThe Immortal Heights (The Elemental Trilogy #3) by Sherry Thomas
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 13th
In a pursuit that has spanned continents, Iolanthe, Titus, and their friends have always managed to remain one step ahead of the forces of Atlantis. But now the Bane has issued an ultimatum.

juba walter dean myersJuba! by Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: Amistad
Release date: October 13th
This engaging historical novel is based on the true story of the meteoric rise of an immensely talented young black dancer, William Henry Lane, who influenced today’s tap, jazz, and step dancing.

lost princess dani lyn alexanderLost Princess (Kingdom of Cymmera #2) by Dani-Lyn Alexander
Publisher: Lyrical Press
Release date: October 13th
Jackson has reluctantly accepted the throne of Cymmera, in place of his father. But his world is in turmoil, and now Jackson’s kingdom under constant threat of attack from a traitor at court.

martians blythe woolstonMARTians by Blythe Woolston
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: October 13th
In a near-future world of exurban decay studded with big box stores, daily routine revolves around shopping—for those who can. For Zoë, the mission is simpler: live.

newt's emerald garth nixNewt’s Emerald by Garth Nix
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: October 13th
Lady Truthful will inherit her family’s most valued heirloom on her eighteenth birthday. Until the Newington Emerald is stolen and the people closest to her are framed for the theft.

no true echo gareth p jonesNo True Echo by Gareth P. Jones
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: October 13th
Eddie thinks nothing ever happens in his small, boring town. Every day is exactly the same. But then, one day, someone new, and very pretty, walks onto the bus – Scarlett, a time traveller.

quanta lola dodgeQuanta (The Shadow Ravens #2) by Lola Dodge
Publisher: Ink Monster
Release date: October 13th
Just because Quanta can see the future doesn’t mean she can change it. She’s spent most of her life imprisoned, but she’s finally reached the endgame and her death creeps closer by the moment.

the rose society marie luThe Rose Society (The Young Elites #2) by Marie Lu
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 13th
Adelina Amouteru’s heart has suffered at the hands of both family and friends, turning her down the bitter path of revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she flees.

a sky unbroken megan creweA Sky Unbroken by Megan Crewe
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: October 13th
The rebels have been disbanded, their plans ruined. Betrayed by those she trusted most, Skylar finds herself herded, along with a small group of Earthlings, into a living museum.

a song for ella grey david almondA Song for Ella Grey by David Almond
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: October 13th
Claire is Ella Grey’s best friend. She’s there when the whirlwind arrives on the scene. She witnesses a love so dramatic it is as if her best friend has been captured and taken from her.

sound juliet madisonSound (The Delta Girls #2) by Juliet Madison
Publisher: Diversion Books
Release date: October 13th
Five extraordinary sisters discover that they each have a unique talent, an extra-sensory perception that enables them to see what others can’t. It makes them incredible, it puts them in danger.

truly madly famouslyTruly, Madly, Famously (Famous in Love #2) by Rebecca Serle
Publisher: Poppy
Release date: October 13th
After being plucked from obscurity, Hollywood’s newest starlet, Paige Townsen, has a hit film to her name and Rainer on her arm. But being half of the world’s most famous couple comes with a price.

trust me i'm trouble mary elizabeth summerTrust Me, I’m Trouble (Trust Me #2) by Mary Elizabeth Summer
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: October 13th
Staying out of trouble isn’t possible for Julep Dupree. She’s managed not to get kicked out of school, even though everyone knows she’s responsible for taking down a human-trafficking mob boss.

weird girl and what's his name meagan brothersWeird Girl and What’s His Name by Meagan Brothers
Publisher: Three Rooms Press
Release date: October 13th
In the tiny podunk town of Hawthorne, North Carolina, Lula and Rory share everything—sci-fi and fantasy fandom, Friday night binge-watching, and that feeling that they don’t quite fit in.

an infinite number of parallel universes randy ribayAn Infinite Number of Parallel Universes by Randy Ribay
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: October 16th
As their senior year approaches, four diverse friends joined by their weekly Dungeons & Dragons game embark on a cross-country road trip in an attempt to solve–or to avoid–their problems.

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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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