2017 YA Releases I’ve Read


City of Saints and Thieves by Natalie C Anderson

Frostblood by Elly Blake

Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken

Windwitch by Susan Dennard

The Cursed Queen by Sarah Fine

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles

The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

Allegedly by Tiffany Jackson

Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World edited by Kelly Jensen

Exo by Fonda Lee

Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer

Loving vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell

Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine


King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro

Overturned by Lamar Giles

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela Laskin

The Valiant by Lesley Livingston

A Good Idea by Christina Moracho

The Wish Granter by C J Redwine

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

Denton Little’s Still Not Dead by Lance Rubin

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

American Street by Ibi Zoboi


A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

You’re Welcome Universe by Whitney Gardner

Honestly Ben by Bill Konigsberg

Bad Blood by Demitria Lunetta

Just Fly Away by Andrew McCarthy

Ahgottahandleonit by Donovan Mixon

The End of Oz by Danielle Paige

Nemesis by Brendan Reichs

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz

These Ruthless Deeds by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

Hunted by Meagan Spooner

Shadow Run by AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner


The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

North of Happy by Adi Alsaid

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett

Blacksouls by Nicole Castroman

Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz

The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember

Get it Together, Delilah by Erin Gough

Vincent and Theo by Deborah Heligman

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Skrutskie


Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Lois Lane: Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond

Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

It Started with Goodbye by Christina June

The Names they Gave Us by Emery Lord

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy

The Duke of Bannerman Prep by Katie A Nelson

Dear Reader by Mary O’Connell

Queer, There, and Everywhere by Sarah Prager

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

The Gauntlet by Megan Shepherd

Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

Girl Out of Water by Laura Silverman

The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

Windfall by Jennifer E Smith

Avenged by Amy Tintera

How Dare the Sun Rise by Sandra Uwiringyamana

Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia


Saints & Misfits by S K Ali

Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau

Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley

Once and for All by Sarah Dessen

Be True to Me by Adele Griffin

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

The Fallen Kingdom by Elizabeth May

Tash Hearts Tolstoy by Kathryn Ormsbee

Want by Cindy Pon

Now I Rise by Kiersten White


What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum

The Savage Dawn by Melissa Grey

The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally

Who’s That Girl by Blair Thornburgh


Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn

Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds

Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F C Yee


Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

Warcross by Marie Lu

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Shadowhouse Fall by Daniel Jose Older

Jaya and Rasa by Sonia Patel

There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

Welcome Home ed. by Eric Smith

Spinning by Tillie Walden

Odd & True by Cat Winters


Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C Dao

Brooding YA Hero by Carrie diRisio

That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E K Johnston

All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott

Ringer by Lauren Oliver

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

The Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Calling My Name by Liara Tamani

27 Hours by Tristina Wright


Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne

Retribution Rails by Erin Bowman

The Speaker by Traci Chee

The Temptation of Adam by Dave Connis


Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

Three Sides of a Heart edited by Natalie C Parker