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New 2016 YA Books From Authors We Love

Reading a new book from an author you already know is like them giving you a little paper hug…yeah, I’ll stick with that…which is why I can’t wait to get my hands on 2016 YA books from authors we love!

I know I had to have missed a few. Tell me in the comments what new books you’re waiting on from authors you love!

11 New 2016 YA Books From Authors We Love

11 New 2016 YA Books From Authors We Love

P.S. I Like You

p.s. i like you kasie west 2016 ya books by authors we loveWho: Kasie West, author of On the Fence, The Distance Between Us

When: July 26, 2016

What: “While Lily is spacing out in Chemistry one day, she picks up her pencil and scribbles a line from one of her favorite songs on the desk. The next day, someone else has written back to her on the desk! Soon enough Lily and the mystery student are exchanging notes, and lyrics, and even sharing secrets. When Lily finds out that her anonymous pen pal is a guy, she’s flustered — and kind of feels like she’s falling for him. She and her best friend set out to unravel the identity of the letter writer — but when the truth is revealed, the guy is the LAST person Lily could have ever imagined it to be. Now that Lily knows the truth, can she untangle her feelings and gather the courage to listen to her heart?”

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The Savage Song

this savage song victoria schwab 2016 ya books by authors we loveWho: Victoria Schwab, author of A Darker Shade of Magic, The Archived

When: June 7, 2016

What: “The city of Verity has been overrun with monsters, born from the worst of human evil. In North Verity, the Corsai and the Malchai run free. Under the rule of Callum Harker, the monsters kill any human who has not paid for protection. In the South, Henry Flynn hunts the monsters who cross the border into his territory, aided by the most dangerous and darkest monsters of them all—the Sunai, dark creatures who use music to steal their victim’s souls.”

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Tell the Wind and Fire

tell the wind and fire sarah rees brennan 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by Sarah Rees Brennan, author of The Lynburn Legacy, The Demon’s Lexicon

When: April 5, 2016

What: “Tell the Wind & Fire is about a young girl called Lucie who lives in a New York very different from the New York we know: the city is torn between two very different kinds of magic, and Lucie’s own family was torn apart years ago by that conflict. Lucie wears magic rings and carries a burden of guilt she can’t share with anyone.”

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The Unexpected Everything

the unexpected everything morgan matson new 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by Morgan Matson, author of Second Chance Summer, Since You’ve Been Gone

When: May 3, 2016

What: “Andie had it all planned out. When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future.

Important internship? Check. Amazing friends? Check. Guys? Check (as long as we’re talking no more than three weeks) But that was before the scandal. Before having to be in the same house with her dad. Before walking an insane number of dogs. That was before Clark and those few months that might change her whole life.

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Wink Poppy Midnight

wink poppy midnight april genevieve tucholke 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by April Genevieve Tucholke, author of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

When: March 22, 2016

What: “Wink is the odd, mysterious neighbor girl, wild red hair and freckles. Poppy is the blond bully and the beautiful, manipulative high school queen bee. Midnight is the sweet, uncertain boy caught between them. Wink. Poppy. Midnight. Two girls. One boy. Three voices that burst onto the page in short, sharp, bewitching chapters, and spiral swiftly and inexorably toward something terrible or tricky or tremendous.

What really happened?
Someone knows.
Someone is lying.”

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riders veronica rossi 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by Veronica Rossi, author of the Under the Never Sky series, Boomerang books

When: February 16, 2016

What: “For eighteen-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does.

Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can’t remove. His death has brought to life his real destiny. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.”

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heartless marissa meyer 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by Marissa Meyer, the Lunar Chronicles (HECK YEAH)

When: November 8, 2016

What: “Long before she was the terror of Wonderland — the infamous Queen of Hearts — she was just a girl who wanted to fall in love.

Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland, and a favorite of the yet-unmarried King of Hearts, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend and supply the Kingdom of Hearts with delectable pastries and confections. But according to her mother, such a goal is unthinkable for the young woman who could be the next Queen.”

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run kody keplinger 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: by Kody Keplinger, author of The DUFF, Shut Out, A Midsummer’s Nightmare

When: June 28, 2016

What: “Bo Dickinson is a girl with a wild reputation, a deadbeat dad, and a mama who’s not exactly sober most of the time. Everyone in town knows the Dickinsons are a bad lot, but Bo doesn’t care what anyone thinks.

Agnes Atwood has never gone on a date, never even stayed out past ten, and never broken any of her parents’ overbearing rules.

Despite everything, Bo and Agnes become best friends. And it’s the sort of friendship that runs truer and deeper than anything else. So when Bo shows up in the middle of the night, with police sirens wailing in the distance, desperate to get out of town, Agnes doesn’t hesitate to take off with her.”

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A Tyranny of Petticoats

a tryanny of petticoats jessica spotswood 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: Edited by Jessica Spotswood, with various authors like: Marissa Meyer, Beth Revis, Marie Lu, Elizabeth Wein

When: March 8, 2016

What: “Criss-cross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago. Join fifteen of today’s most talented writers of young adult literature on a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They’re making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals. And they all have a story to tell.”

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Highly Illogical Behavior

highly illogical behavior john corey whaley 2016 ya books from authors we loveWho: John Corey Whaley, author of Where Things Come Back, Noggin

When: May 10, 2016

What: “Sixteen-year-old Solomon is agoraphobic. He hasn’t left the house in three years, which is fine by him.

Ambitious Lisa desperately wants to get into the second-best psychiatry program for college (she’s being realistic). But how can she prove she deserves a spot there? Solomon is the answer.

Determined to “fix” Sol, Lisa thrusts herself into his life, introducing him to her charming boyfriend Clark and confiding her fears in him. Soon, all three teens are far closer than they thought they’d be, and when their facades fall down, their friendships threaten to collapse, as well.”
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When We Collided

when we collided emery lord 2016 new ya books from authors we loveWho: by Emery Lord, author of The Start of You and Me, Open Road Summer

When: April 5, 2016

What: “Vivi and Jonah couldn’t be more different. Vivi craves anything joyful or beautiful that life can offer. Jonah has been burdened by responsibility for his family ever since his father died. As summer begins, Jonah resigns himself to another season of getting by. Then Vivi arrives, and suddenly life seems brighter and better. Jonah is the perfect project for Vivi, and things finally feel right for Jonah. Their love is the answer to everything. But soon Vivi’s zest for life falters, as her adventurousness becomes true danger-seeking. Jonah tries to keep her safe, but there’s something important Vivi hasn’t told him.”

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Any of your favorite YA authors I missed?

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I'm a hardcore lover of young adult fiction and have been reviewing books since 2011. Other interests include Downton Abbey, heat lightning storms, Harry Potter land and (begrudingly) one orange tabby.
  • Nori

    Eeeeep what a great list! I can’t wait to read P.S. I Like You, Tell the Wind and Fire, The Unexpected Everything, and When We Collided!

  • Book Series Recaps

    Great list! We love Veronica Rossi, Marissa Meyer, and Victoria Schwab and are SO EXCITED about their new releases in 2016! 🙂 We are also excited for:
    1) the next books in both of Sarah J. Maas’ series (the Throne of Glass series & the A Court of Thorns & Roses series)
    2) Cinda Williams Chima’s brand new Shattered Realms series, which is the next generation in the same kingdom as her wonderful Seven Realms series from several years ago. The first Shattered Realms book, Flamecaster, comes out tomorrow!

    Both of these authors are FABULOUS! We would love for you to visit our website sometime since we seem to enjoy similar books & series! 🙂 We do reviews here & there, but our main focus is book recaps. We recap the plot details and ending of the previous books in many YA series so you can refresh your memory before the next book is released. Please check us out: