Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.
Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.
Merit Press | 9781440595820 | Published August 1, 2016
After her soldier brother is horribly wounded in Afghanistan, Gabriela must honor the vow she made: If anything ever happened to him, she would walk the Camino de Santiago through Spain, making a pilgrimage in his name. The worst part is that the promise stipulates that she must travel with her brother's best friend --- a boy she has despised all her life. Her brother is in a coma, and Gabi feels that she has no time to waste, but she is unsure. Will she hesitate too long or risk her own happiness to keep a promise?
Switch Press | 9781630790578 | Published August 1, 2016
It is Clara who is desperate to enter the labyrinth and it is Clara who is bright, strong and fearless enough to take on any challenge. It is no surprise when she is chosen. But so is the girl who has always lived in her shadow. Together they enter. Within minutes, they are torn apart forever. Now the girl who has never left the city walls must fight to survive in a living nightmare, where one false turn with who to trust means a certain dead end.
Switch Press | 9781630790479 | Published August 1, 2016
Chelsea Duvay is so many things. Shes an avid musical lover, shes a gifted singer and she has the most perfect, beautiful feet. But no one ever notices that. All they notice is Chelseas weight. Daily, Chelsea endures endless comments about her appearance from well-meaning adults and cruel classmates. So she keeps to herself and just tries to make it through. Dont make waves. Dont draw attention. Thats how life is for Chelsea until a special class project pushes the energetic and incessantly social Melody into Chelseas world. As their unlikely friendship grows, Chelsea emerges from her isolated existence and she begins to find the confidence to enjoy life.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374382704 | Published August 2, 2016
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484723876 | Published August 2, 2016
Delacorte Press | 9780385376600 | Published August 2, 2016
Clarion Books | 9780544096677 | Published August 2, 2016
Sixteen-year-old Austin is always messing up and then joking his way out of tough spots. The sudden appearance of his allegedly dead father, who happens to be the very-much-alive rock star Shane Tyler, stops him cold. Austin --- a talented musician himself --- is sucked into his newfound father’s alluring music-biz orbit, pulling his true love, Josephine, along with him. None of Austin’s previous bad decisions, resulting in broken instruments, broken hearts and broken dreams, can top this one. Witty, audacious and taking adolescence to the max, Austin is dragged kicking and screaming toward adulthood in this hilarious, heart-wrenching YA novel.
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9780805099256 | Published August 2, 2016
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9781627791816 | Published August 2, 2016
Dutton Books for Young Readers | 9781101994702 | Published August 2, 2016
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481418898 | Published August 2, 2016
Sky Pony Press | 9781634501934 | Published August 2, 2016
Hadara, now sixteen years old, is still recovering from the night she assisted the Azwans, mighty magi, in destroying a demon that fell from the stars. She has a new job as an apprentice healer and wants to put her past --- and her doubts --- behind her.
Simon Pulse | 9781481449601 | Published August 2, 2016
Deep in the forest, four friends gather for a weekend of fun. Truth #1: Rob is thrilled about the weekend trip. It’s the perfect time for him to break out of his shell…to be the person he really wants to be. Truth #2: Liam, Rob’s boyfriend, is nothing short of perfect. He’s everything Rob could have wanted. They’re perfect together. Truth #3: Mia has been Liam’s best friend for years…long before Rob came along. They get each other in a way Rob could never, and will never, understand. Truth #4: Galen, Mia’s boyfriend, is sweet, handsome and incredibly charming. He’s the definition of a Golden Boy…even with the secrets up his sleeve. One of these truths is a lie…and not everyone will live to find out which one it is.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544633155 | Published August 2, 2016
Roaring Brook Press | 9781626723993 | Published August 2, 2016
Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619633438 | Published August 9, 2016
Sixteen-year-old Jesse is used to living with the echoes of the past. Her older brother died in the September 11th attacks, and her dad since has filled their home with anger and grief. When Jesse gets caught up with the wrong crowd, one momentary hate-fueled decision turns her life upside down. The only way to make amends is to face the past, starting Jesse on a journey that will reveal the truth about how her brother died. In 2001, 16-year-old Alia is proud to be Muslim. After being grounded for a stupid mistake, Alia decides to confront her father at his Manhattan office. When the planes collide into the Twin Towers, Alia is trapped inside one of the buildings. In the final hours, she meets a boy who will change everything for her as the flames rage around them...
Groundwood Books | 9781554988433 | Published August 9, 2016
Emily has finally finished high school in the small town where she has lived her whole life. At last, she thinks, her adult life can begin. But what if you have no idea what you want your new life to look like? What then?
Candlewick | 9780763679378 | Published August 9, 2016
Fifteen-year-old Theo isn’t looking for trouble, but when he and his friends witness a brutal attack on Ricky-Ricky, an innocent boy who doesn’t know better than to walk right up to the most vicious gang leader around, he’s in trouble for real. And in this neighborhood, everything is at stake. In a poignant, unflinching novel of survival told largely in street dialect, e.E. Charlton-Trujillo enters the lives of teenagers coming of age in the face of spiraling violence among gangs, by police, and at home.
Simon Pulse | 9781481459082 | Published August 16, 2016
First Second | 9781596431058 | Published August 16, 2016
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316344371 | Published August 16, 2016
Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619636279 | Published August 16, 2016
Aleks Vasin doesn't want any part of the boring village life mapped out for him --- he wants excitement and the chance to travel. So Aleks heads South to the great city of Rensav and enlists in the army, but after a brutal few days, he realizes that he's signed himself away to a life far worse than the one he just left. Aleks escapes, hoping to find safety somewhere in the North. On the way, he finds love, adventure and a skyship full of technological discoveries beyond his wildest dreams. He might just prove himself a hero too --- but only if he can evade the vengeful soldiers on his trail who want him back.
Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780670012992 | Published August 16, 2016
Seth Darrow is a simple, straightforward guy. Since his grandfather’s stroke, Seth has been focused on getting Grand home again, before his aunt can take advantage of the situation. Seth would also like to get his relationship with Prynne on solid ground. Meanwhile, Derric has found Rejoice, the sister he left behind in Uganda, but no one --- including Rejoice --- knows she is his sister. Jenn is discovering feelings for her teammate Cynthia, feelings her mother would never find acceptable. And Becca, hiding under a false identity since her arrival, is concealing the biggest secret of all.
Delacorte Press | 9780385744195 | Published August 16, 2016
Tor Teen | 9780765380944 | Published August 16, 2016