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Your YA Book News and New Books: February 4, 2021

Hey YA Readers!

Welcome to a new month. We’re launching February strong in the world of YA, with tons of interesting news, as well as outstanding new releases.

YA Book News

New YA Books This Week

The Afterlife of the Party by Marlene Perez (paperback)

All-American Muslim Girl by Nadine Jolie Courtney (paperback) — this is such a great read!

All That Glitters by Gita Trelease (first in a series, paperback)

All The Tides of Fate by Adalyn Grace (series)

The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund (paperback)

The Edge of Falling by Rebecca Serle (paperback)

Ember Queen by Laura Sebastian (series, paperback)

Everything That Burns by Gita Trelease (series)

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado — I adored this book so much.

The Gravity of Us by Phil Stamper (paperback)

The Golden Flame by Emily Victoria

How To Build a Heart by Maria Padian (paperback) — Highly recommended!

The Life Below by Alexandra Monir (paperback, series)

Love in English by Maria E. Andreu

Love Is a Revolution by Renée Watson — Watson knocks it out of the park again.

Muse by Brittany Cavallaro

Muted by Tami Charles

The Obsession by Jesse Q Sutanto (paperback)

Payback by Kristen Simmons (series)

The Poetry of Secrets by Cambria Gordon

The Project by Courtney Summers — Love dark stories about sisters, cults, and older teens? Grab it.

The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz (paperback, series)

Revenge of the Sluts by Natalie Walton

Scammed by Kristen Simmons (paperback, series)

A Taste for Love by Jennifer Yen

Thorn by Intisar Khanani (paperback, series)

Time of Our Lives by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka (paperback)

What Big Teeth by Rose Szabo

Yesterday Is History by Kosoko Jackson

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