New YA Titles

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge

Hocus Pocus and the All New Sequel by A.W. Janatha: Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.

Tower of Dawn by Sarah Maas: Chaol and Nesryn visit Antica hoping the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme can enable Chaol to walk again, and to persuade the rulers to ally with them to save Erilea.

Wild Card by Marie Lu: Teenage hacker Emika Chen embarks on a mission to unravel a sinister plot and is forced to join forces with a shadowy organization known as the Blackcoats.

The Red Fox Clan by John Flanagan: The mysterious Red Fox Clan, a group of anarchists all donning fox masks, have threatened Castle Araluen and question Princess Cassandra’s and Princess Madelyn’s succession to the throne. Will they succeed in unseating Cassandra and Madelyn and take the throne for themselves?

As Old as Time by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, Belle, trapped in the Beast’s enchanted castle, discovers that her estranged mother was the one who placed a spell on the Beast so many years ago.

Cemetery Girl: Haunted: She was drugged, dumped in a cemetery, and left for dead. Ever since, she’s been living in a crypt in Dunhill Cemetery, or hiding out in her late friend Lucinda’s house, afraid to go public for fear her would-be-killer would find her to finish the job. Now, with a mysterious investigator and hardened killers on her trail, Calexa’s true identity is about to be revealed, but will she live long enough to learn her real name?

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab: Ever since her near-fatal drowning, Cassidy has been able to pull back the “Veil” that separates the living from the dead. And now her parents are filming a TV series about the world’s most haunted places, starting with Edinburgh with its graveyards, castles, and restless phantoms–and Cass and her personal ghost companion, Jacob, are about to find out that a city of old ghosts can be a very dangerous place indeed.

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell: In an alternate take on the classic fairy tale, the prince falls asleep and Aurora must escape the magical world created in her own dreams.

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