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Top Ten 2014 Releases I'm Dying To Read

I tried to keep these YA 2014 releases to debut series because I gushed SO MUCH in this post about 2014 sequels.

I say this every year…but 2014 is going to be THE year for YA lit!!

Top Ten 2014 Releases I’m Dying To Read

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1Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo- This is the book that I absolutely must read next year. I am excited and terrified all at the same time.

2Half Bad by Sally Green- This book sounds like a breath of fresh air. I haven’t read an interesting witch/black magic type of book in a loooong time.

3Deception’s Princess by Esther M. Friesner- YES!! This puts me in mind of Juliet Marillier – love the celtic, mythology spin. Also, fierce heroine alert!!

4Salvage by Alexandra Duncan- Deep space and fleeing a male-dominated world, the plot has officially intrigued me. Another awesome debut series.

5Dangerous by Shannon Hale- I would read anything Shannon Hale writes. This book seems VERY different than her normal type of writing. The description is vague, but I’m already invested.

6Panic by Lauren Oliver- I’m willing to forgive Oliver for the ending of Requiem and start fresh with something new. This dystopia series sounds right up my alley.

7The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski- After getting some serious buzz, I’m SUPER INTERESTED in this story. When people throw around Kristin Cashore’s name, I take notice.

8Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi- I cannot believe this series will conclude here. I loved the novella form Warner’s perspective, so I think I’ve officially picked a team. Ugh, dying!!!!

9Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge- Another day, another Beauty and the Beast retelling. I’m ok with this one though because it definitely has a dar, sexy twist!

10Avalon by Mindee Arnett- Arnett won me over with The Nightmare Affair and now more scifi from her is A-OK with me. Plus, it sounds very Ender’s Game with its depiction of “teenage mercenaries.”

What 2014 debuts are you DYING to read??

About Lisa Parkin

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.
  • Eva

    Ooh didn’t know about the new Shannon Hale — definitely want to read that one, too!

    My TTT

  • http://www.hollywoodthewriteway.com/ Melody

    Extremely excited for Ignite Me and Panic among others. Hoping to get to everything on this list at some point!

  • http://sandyfarmer.blogspot.com/ Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

    Ruin and Rising and Panic are both on my TBR list! I haven’t read Requiem yet, but I’m scared since I’ve seen many unhappy comments about it! Oh and I still need to star the Shatter Me series. Great list!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  • Mandy R

    And my TBR continues to grow….. Thanks for a great list!

  • Lisa Schensted

    Oh goodness yes on Ignite Me and Ruin and Rising!

    I hadn’t heard of Salvage but OF COURSE it is right up my alley and added to my goodreads list. HOLLA.

  • Melissa

    And there are a few series there that I need to get to yet. *sigh* Time, oh time, why do you torment me so? ;) Thank you!

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