What YA books release this week? (October 20)


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

dead investigation charlie priceDead Investigation by Charlie Price
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: October 20th
Murray is a boy who lives in a cemetery and can talk with those buried beneath the tombstones. He’d rather no one knew, but word got out once he helped solve a fellow student’s murder.

the distance from me to you marina gessnerThe Distance from Me to You by Marina Gessner
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 20th
McKenna and Sam fall in love during a hiking trip, but when they lose the trail, McKenna has to persevere in a way she never thought possible to beat the odds or risk both their lives.

if you're lucky yvonne prinzIf You’re Lucky by Yvonne Prinz
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: October 20th
Georgia refuses to believe her brother’s death is an accident. Is Georgia’s mind playing tricks on her, or is the entire town walking into the arms of a killer who has everyone but her fooled?

illuminae amie kaufman jay kristoffIlluminae (The Illuminae Files #1) by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 20th
This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. And Kady and Ezra’s problems are just getting started.

losers take all david klassLosers Take All by David Klass
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: October 20th
At Jack Logan’s sports-crazy New Jersey high school, the new rule is that all kids must play on a team. So Jack and a ragtag group of anti-athletic friends decide to get even.

the many lives of john stone linda buckley archerThe Many Lives of John Stone by Linda Buckley-Archer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 20th
Stella Park, an English teen archivist, questions all she knows about aging when she encounters a set of journals that date from the present back to the reign of King Louis XIV.

red girl blue boy lauren baratz logstedRed Girl, Blue Boy (If Only… #5) by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: October 20th
Katie and Drew really shouldn’t get along. Their parents are running for President of the United States against each other. But they can’t ignore the chemistry between them.

return once more trisha leighReturn Once More by Trisha Leigh
Publisher: Bloomsbury Spark
Release date: October 20th
If you could learn the identity of your one true love—even though you will never meet— would you? If you could save your one true love from an untimely death, would you be able to resist?

the secret lives of bats merlin tuttleThe Secret Lives of Bats by Merlin Tuttle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 20th
Enamored of bats as a boy, Tuttle saw how effective photography could be in persuading people not to fear bats, and he has spent his career traveling the world to document them.

signs point to yes sandy hallSigns Point to Yes by Sandy Hall
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Release date: October 20th
Jane takes an anonymous babysitting job to avoid an unpaid internship with her college-obsessed mom. The only problem? She’s babysitting the siblings of her childhood friend and new crush, Teo.

velvet undercover teri brownVelvet Undercover by Teri Brown
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 20th
In the midst of World War I, seventeen-year-old Sam follows in her family’s footsteps, serving her country from the homefront as a Girl Guide and messenger for the intelligence organization MI5.

welcome to night vale joseph fink jeffrey cranorWelcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Release date: October 20th
An imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves… no matter where we live.

willful machines tim floreenWillful Machines by Tim Floreen
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 20th
When Charlotte, an artificial intelligence created by scientists, escapes and begins terrorising the American public Lee Fisher, the closeted son of the US President, realises he’s the next target.

wolf by wolf ryan graudinWolf By Wolf (Wolf By Wolf #1) by Ryan Graudin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 20th
The year is 1956, and the Axis powers of the Third Reich and Imperial Japan rule the world. Yael, who escaped from a death camp, has one goal: Win the Axis Tour and kill Hitler.

the murder of an angel james patterson maxine paetroThe Murder of an Angel (Confessions #4) by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: October 26th
Tandy Angel is losing her mind—or so she thinks. Even as she’s forced to fight for the family company, she’s imagining new dangers in every shadow.

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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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