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Sweet YA Ebook Deals: January 9, 2020

Howdy, YA Readers!

If “reading more YA” is on your to-do, you’re in luck! This week’s roundup of YA ebook deals will help you build a fabulous TBR to work through. Note that it’s a shorter, whiter roundup than usual, likely due to the new year just starting.

Prices are current as of Friday, January 8.

Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart is a realistic story about a girl who lost everything in a fire and has the scars to prove it . . . and what happens when she decides to head back to school after such tremendous change in her life. $2.

For readers who would love some historical fantasy, Isle of Blood and Stone is the first in a duology by Makiia Lucier and it’s currently on sale for $3.

I absolutely dug Somaiya Daud’s Mirage — first in a series — about a girl who has to become a body double to a much-despised princess. Grab it for $3.

Magic fighting booksellers sound like your jam? The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix is $3.

Sick Kids in Love by Hannah Moskowitz is a love story of two teens with chronic illness. $2.

Melina Marchetta’s Finnikin of the Rock is the first in her fantasy series and so, so good. $2.

The first book in Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman’s “Illuminae Files” series, Illuminae, is $2.

Mystery fans will want to start Brittany Cavallaro’s “Charlotte Holmes” series with A Study in Charlotte, on sale for $2.

Roshani Chokshi’s debut, the first in a duology, The Star-Touched Queen, is $3.

If you like romance, pick up the recently-released If We Were Us by K. L. Walther for $2.

Ruta Sepetys’s outstanding, award-winning, made-into-a-film YA Between Shades of Gray is $3.

If you love a Goblin King story, you’ll want to pick up Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones, the first in a duology. $3.

Thanks for hanging out, and we’ll see you on Monday!

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