What YA books release this week? (September 20)


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


afterward-jennifer-mathieuAfterward by Jennifer Mathieu
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: September 20th
When Caroline’s little brother is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan, a teenager who has been living with the kidnapper since he was a young child himself.

the female of the species mindy mcginnisThe Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: September 20th
Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the violence within her.

frost like night sara raaschFrost Like Night (Snow Like Ashes #3) by Sara Raasch
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 20th
Meira will do anything to save her world. She desperately needs to learn to control her own magic—so when the leader of a mysterious Order from Paisly offers to teach her, she jumps at the chance.

kids of appetite david arnoldKids of Appetite by David Arnold
Publisher: Viking
Release date: September 20th
Victor Benucci and Madeline Falco have a story to tell. The Police Department would like to hear it. But to tell their story, Vic and Mad must focus on all the chapters in between.

metaltown kristen simmonsMetaltown by Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: September 20th
The rules of Metaltown are simple: Work hard, keep your head down, and watch your back. You look out for number one, and no one knows how to survive in Metaltown better than Ty.

the odds of lightening jocelyn daviesThe Odds of Lightning by Jocelyn Davies
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 20th
Extraordinary things happen when we least expect them. A bolt of lightning inspires an incredible journey in this night adventure that takes four teens through New York City.

the-queen-of-blood-sarah-beth-durstThe Queen of Blood (Queens of Renthia #1) by Sarah Beth Durst
Publisher: Harper Voyager
Release date: September 20th
An idealistic young student and a banished warrior become allies in a battle to save their realm in this first book of a mesmerizing epic fantasy series, filled with political intrigue and thrilling adventure.

ripple heather smith melocheRipple by Heather Smith Meloche
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 20th
As they both try not to let their self-destructive patterns get the best of them, Tessa and Jack gravitate toward one another, discovering the best parts of themselves in the process.

a shadow bright and burning jessica cluessA Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire #1) by Jessica Cluess
Publisher: Random House
Release date: September 20th
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. When she is brought to London to train with Her Majesty’s sorcerers, she meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, young men eager to test her powers and her heart.

stalking jack the ripper kerri maniscalcoStalking Jack the Ripper (Stalking Jack the Ripper #1) by Kerri Maniscalco
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Release date: September 20th
When Audrey’s secret study of savagely killed corpses drags her into the investigation of a serial murderer, her search for answers brings her close to her own sheltered world.

stealing snow danielle paigeStealing Snow by Danielle Paige
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: September 20th
Snow has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high security mental hospital in upstate New York. But deep down, she knows she’s not crazy and doesn’t belong there.

the swan riders erin bowThe Swan Riders (Prisoners of Peace #2) by Erin Bow
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: September 20th
Greta Stuart had always known her future: die young. She was her country’s crown princess, and also its hostage. But when the war came it broke all the rules, and Greta forged a different path.

three dark crowns 1 kendare blakeThree Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 20th
Every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born, all equal heirs to the crown. But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it.

vassa in the night sarah porterVassa in the Night by Sarah Porter
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: September 20th
In Vassa’s neighbourhood where she lives with her stepmother and stepsisters, one might stumble onto magic, but stumbling out again could become an issue.

witchs-pyre-josephine-angeliniWitch’s Pyre (The Worldwalker Trilogy #3) by Josephine Angelini
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: September 20th
Thrust once again into a society different from anything they have ever seen, Lily and her coven are determined to find a new path to victory. But sometimes winning requires sacrifices . . .


deviants c j skuseThe Deviants by C.J. Skuse
Publisher: MIRA Ink
Release date: September 22nd
Five friends reunite to wreak havoc on those who have wronged them. But when the secrets they are keeping can no longer be kept quiet, will their fearlessness be enough to save them from themselves?

i'll be home for christmasI’ll Be Home for Christmas by Various Authors
Publisher: Stripes
Release date: September 22nd
The UK’s top Young Adult authors join together in this collection of new stories and poems on the theme of home. GBP1 from the sale of every book will be donated to Crisis, the national homelessness charity.

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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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