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📚Fill Your Ereader With Cheap YA Reads

Hey YA Readers!

While you’re snuggling into your coziest winter blankets and sweaters for the weekend, why not snap up a few great YA reads on the cheap? Prices are current as of Thursday, 1/24.

Have you read Jackaby by William Ritter? Grab this book perfect for Sherlock fans. $2.

  • Danielle Paige’s Stealing Snow, a riff on Snow White, is $2.
  • Dhonielle Clayton’s The Belles will only set you back $4 (and you can read it before the sequel hits this spring!).
  • Never read Terry Pratchett? Maybe begin with The Wee Free Men. It’s $2.
  • Loving vs. Virginia — a fabulous and creatively-told fictional story woven from the absolutely true story of the Loving vs. Virginia case — is $2 and worth so much more. Perfect anytime, but especially timely with Black History Month coming.
  • If you’d like a book with an anti-heroine, you’ll want to check out Ignite The Stars by Maura Milan. $3.50.
  • Rae Carson’s The Girl of Fire and Thorns is $4 and the start to a complete series for fantasy fans.
  • Katherine Locke’s The Girl With The Red Balloon is a historical fantasy novel, the first in a series, you’ll want to pick up while it’s $2.
  • The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale’s upper middle grade/lower young adult fairy tale retelling, is $2.
  • Ellen Oh’s The Prophecy is $2.

The first book in Tiffany Schmidt’s “Bookish Boyfriends” series, A Date With Darcyis delightfully bookish, fun, and perfect for readers wanting something light (and there are many more books in the series coming!). $3.

  • Want a dark tale of survival? Kate A. Boorman’s Winterkill might do the trick. $2.
  • For readers wanting a book about heartbreak, about romance, and about what happens when you take some new chances, pick up Lauren Gibaldi’s The Night We Said Yes for $3.

There’s fun, and then there’s FC Yee’s The Epic Crush of Genie Lo. Girl wants to get into college…then discovers she’s a spirit who can crush thing with her fists. $3.



Thanks for hanging out & we’ll see you on Monday with a roundup of book talk from the last month at Book Riot.

— Kelly Jensen, @veronikellymars on Instagram and editor of (Don’t) Call Me Crazy and Here We Are.