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This Week’s YA Book News and New YA Books

Hey YA Fans!

Let’s catch up on the latest in YA book news and new YA books that hit shelves this last week of the longest month ever (it’s been going on since March, right?). Good thing great reading helps.

YA Book News

There is a lot of adaptation news this week, as has been the case for the last couple of months, and I really hope we see some of these projects come to fruition because they are so good.

New YA Books

I haven’t read as many as I wish, but I’ve noted with a * the ones I have and recommend!

The Arrival of Someday by Jen Malone (paperback)

The Assignment by Liza Wiemer

The Babysitters Coven by Kate M. Williams (paperback, series)

Bright Raven Skies by Kristina Perez (series)

The Burning Kingdoms by Sally Green (series)

A Cloud of Outrageous Blue by Vesper Stamper (how incredible is that title?)

*Clown in a Cornfield by Adam Cesare

The Companion by Katie Alender

The Con Code by Shana Silver

Darius The Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram (series)

Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger, and illustrated by Rovina Cai

Girl Gone Viral by Arvin Ahmadi (paperback)

Harrow Lake by Kat Ellis

I Wanna Be Where You Are by Kristina Forest (paperback)

Ironspark by C.M. McGuire

Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale

Lost Roads by Jonathan Maberry (series)

The Nemesis by S. J. Kincaid (series)

*Now That I’ve Found You by Kristina Forest

Rage by Cora Carmack (series)

*Sadie by Courtney Summers (paperback)

Traitor by Amanda McCrina

Verify by Joelle Charbonneau (series, paperback)

Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles (series)

The Whitsun Daughters by Carrie Mesrobian

YA Book Talk This Week

I love this sticker playing off the title of Jenny Han’s book so much. $2.25.

Thanks for hanging out, and we’ll see you next week!

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