What international YA books release this week? (September 1)


What international YA books release this week? We’ve got a list for you of what September international YA books hit shelves this week.


cloudwish fiona woodCloudwish by Fiona Wood
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Release date: September 1st
Vân Uoc believes in keeping a low profile: real life will start when school finishes. But when she attracts the attention of Billy Gardiner, she finds herself in an unwelcome spotlight.

how to be happy dave burtonHow to Be Happy by David Burton
Publisher: Text Publishing
Release date: September 1st
David finds some solace in drama classes with the creation of ‘Crazy Dave’, and he builds a life where everything is fine. But he’s not fine. At the centre of it all, trying to work it all out, is the real David.

poison lan chanPoison (Wind Dancer #1) by Lan Chan
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: September 1st
Rory Gray knows one truth: There are no good Seeders. In post-apocalyptic Australia, the scientists known as Seeders have poisoned the land and outlawed the saving of seeds to maintain control.

stray rachel crawStray (Spark #2) by Rachael Craw
Publisher: Walker Australia
Release date: September 1st
Evie is a Shield: designed to kill in order to protect, and the Affinity Project have finally come for her. But Evie isn’t ready for the sinister organisation to take control of her life, her body, her mind.

under the flame tree karen woodUnder the Flame Tree by Karen Wood
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Release date: September 1st
When Kirra leaves school to begin her first job on the station where she grew up, she is unimpressed to find herself partnered with a new employee who will barely speak to her.


the wanderers kate ormandThe Wanderers by Kate Ormand
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: September 1st
Flo lives an eccentric life—she travels with a circus in which the main acts star orphaned children with secret shape-shifting abilities. Once Flo turns sixteen, she must perform, but she’s not ready.

the witch hunter virginia boeckerThe Witch Hunter (The Witch Hunter #1) by Virginia Boecker
Publisher: Hodder
Release date: September 1st
Elizabeth Grey is one of the best witch hunters, devoted to rooting out witchcraft and doling out justice. But when she’s accused of being a witch herself, Elizabeth is sentenced to burn at the stake.

all of the above james dawsonAll of the Above by James Dawson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: September 3rd
When Toria Bland arrives at her new school she meets funny and foul-mouthed Polly and irresistible Nico. Toria likes Nico, Nico likes Toria, but then there’s Polly… love has a way of going in circles.

counting stars keris staintonCounting Stars by Keris Stainton
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: September 3rd
When eighteen-year-old Anna leaves school and moves to Liverpool, she feels like her life is finally beginning. A new life in a new city – what could possibly go wrong . . . ?

the next together lauren jamesThe Next Together (The Next Together #1) by Lauren James
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: September 3rd
Katherine and Matthew are destined to be born again and again, century after century. Each time, their presence changes history for the better, and each time, they fall hopelessly in love.

the secret fire c j daugherty carina rozenfeldThe Secret Fire (The Secret Fire #1) by C.J. Daugherty & Carina Rosenfeld
Publisher: Atom
Release date: September 3rd
French teen Sacha Winters can’t die. He can throw himself off a roof, be stabbed, even shot, and he will always survive. Until the day when history and ancient enmities dictate that he must die.

half a creature from the sea david almondHalf a Creature from the Sea by David Almond
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: September 4th
Set in the northern English Tyneside country of the author’s childhood, these eight short stories evoke gritty realities and ineffable longings, experiences both ordinary and magical.

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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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