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Throwback Adaptations and More of Your YA Book News and New Books: September 2, 2021

Hey YA Readers!

Welcome to a brand new month. September is right up there with June as my favorite of the year, and we’re in for a whole host of great new reads this month to celebrate.

Let’s catch up on the latest in news and new titles this week.

YA Book News

New YA Books This Week


Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain

Forestborn by Elayne Audrey Becker (first in a series)

A Psalm of Storms and Silence Book Cover

Last Witnesses (Young Reader Edition) by Svetlana Alexievich

The Last Words We Said by Leah Scheier

A Psalm of Storms and Silence by Roseanne A. Brown (series)

Take Me With You When You Go by David Levithan and Jennifer Niven

The Woods Are Always Watching by Stephanie Perkins

The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith


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The Assignment by Liza Wiemer

Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare (series)

Disclose by Joelle Charbonneau (series)

Flyy Girls: Tobyn by Ashley Woodfolk (series)

Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza and Abby Sher

Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross

This Week at Book Riot

Thanks for hanging out, y’all. We’ll see you on Saturday with ebook deals for your long weekend — and that long weekend means no newsletter on Monday so you can enjoy the extra reading time.

— Kelly Jensen, @heykellyjensen on Instagram