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

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

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

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

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

Geekerella by Ashley Poston

The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Skrutskiese


Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

How to Make a Wish by Ashley Herring Blake

Lois Lane: Triple Threat by Gwenda Bond

The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

The Names they Gave Us by Emery Lord

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

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


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 Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey

The Ends of the World by Maggie Hall

Coming Up for Air by Miranda Kenneally


Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

Miles Morales by Jason Reynolds


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

Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Murder, Magic, and What We Wore by Kelly Jones

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera


Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C Dao

That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E K Johnston

Warcross by Marie Lu

All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills

Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott

The Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury

Dear Martin by Nic Stone


The Speaker by Traci Chee


Three Sides of a Heart edited by Natalie C Parker