Posted by: Kathy Temean | June 3, 2018

List of Future YA Books

The season ahead features an assortment of young adult fiction, including new books by Holly Black, Amy Rose Capetta, Cassandra Clare, and Markus Zusak (his first since The Book Thief), and many more. The * indicates the book is in the 2018 Buzz Books Fall/Winter Young Adult Preview.

Here is Publishers Marketplace’s complete list, alphabetically by author:


Avi, The End of the World and Beyond (Algonquin Young Readers, 1/2)
Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, What If It’s Us (HarperTeen, 10/9) – Co-written by the authors of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Albertalli) and More Happy Than Not(Silvera).
Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Darkest Star (Tor Teen, 10/30)
Elana K. Arnold, Damsel (Balzer + Bray, 10/2)
Miranda Asebedo, The Deepest Roots (HarperTeen, 9/18)
Alessandro D’Avenia, White As Silence, Red As Stars (Thomas Nelson, 9/4)*
Tianxia Bachang, The Dragon Ridge Tombs (Delacorte, 11/13)
Jill Baguchinsky, Mammoth (Turner Publishing, 11/6)*
Sorboni Banerjee, Hide with Me (Razorbill, 11/6)
Michelle Barker, The House of One Thousand Eyes (Annick Press, 9/11)*

Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Little White Lies (Freeform, 11/6)
Rebecca Barrow, This Is What It Feels Like (HarperTeen, 11/6)
Katya de Becerra, What the Woods Keep (Imprint, 9/18)
Holly Black, The Wicked King (Little, Brown BYR, 1/8)
Livia Blackburne, Umbertouched (Disney-Hyperion, 11/6)
Kendare Blake, Two Dark Reigns (HarperTeen, 9/4)
S. A. Bodeen, The Tomb (Feiwel & Friends, 9/25)
Virginia Boecker, An Assassin’s Guide to Love and Treason (Little, Brown BYR, 10/23)
Akemi Dawn Bowman, Summer Bird Blue (Simon Pulse, 9/11)
Liz Braswell, Part of Your World: A Twisted Tale (Disney-Hyperion, 9/4)

Jessica Brody, The Geography of Lost Things (Simon Pulse, 10/2)
Laura J. Burns and Melinda Metz, I Do Not Trust You (Wednesday Books, 9/11)
Deb Caletti, A Heart in a Body in the World (Simon Pulse, 9/18)
Kheryn Callender, This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story (Balzer + Bray, 10/30)
Amy Rose Capetta, The Brilliant Death (Viking BFYR, 10/30)
Erin Cashman, Uncharted (Page Street Publishing, 9/4)
P. C. Cast,Wind Rider (Wednesday Books, 10/16)
Traci Chee, The Storyteller (G.P. Putnam’s Sons BFYR, 11/13)
Roshani Chokshi, The Gilded Wolves (Wednesday Books, 2/19)*
Kristen Ciccarelli, The Caged Queen (HarperTeen, 9/25)

Cassandra Clare, Queen of Air and Darkness (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 12/4)
Jessica Cluess, A Sorrow Fierce and Falling (Kingdom on Fire, Book Three) (Random House BFYR, 10/16)
Rachel Cohn, My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life (Disney-Hyperion, 12/18)
Mary Crockett, How She Died, How I Lived (Little, Brown BYR, 11/13)
Marci Lyn Curtis, The Leading Edge of Now (Kids Can Press, 9/4)
Julie C. Dao, Kingdom of The Blazing Phoenix (Philomel Books, 10/23)
Somaiya Daud, Mirage (Flatiron Books, 8/28)
Jen Doll, Unclaimed Baggage (FSG BYR, 9/18)
Pintip Dunn, Star-Crossed (Entangled: Teen, 10/2)
Ashley Elston, The Lying Woods (Disney-Hyperion, 11/13)

Arwen Elys Dayton, Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful (Delacorte, 12/4)
Sara Farizan, Here to Stay (Algonquin Young Readers, 1/16)
Lauren DeStefano, The Cursed Sea (Balzer + Bray, 12/18)
Merrie Destefano, Valiant (Entangled: Teen, 12/4)
Sarah Beth Durst, Fire and Heist (Crown BFYR, 12/4)
Kevin Emerson, Any Second (Crown BFYR, 11/20)
Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel (Poppy, 10/9) – An adaptation of the Broadway show.
M. K. England,The Disasters(HarperTeen, 12/18)
Heather Fawcett, All the Wandering Light (Balzer + Bray 12/4)
John Feinstein, The Prodigy (FSG BYR, 8/28)

Nancy Richardson Fischer, When Elephants Fly (Harlequin Teen, 9/4)*
Patrick Flores-Scott, American Road Trip (Henry Holt BYR, 9/18)
Laurie Forest, The Iron Flower (Harlequin Teen, 9/18)
Donna Freitas, The Healer (HarperTeen, 10/9)
Mia Garcia, The Resolutions (Katherine Tegen Books, 11/13)
Shannon Gibney, Dream Country (Dutton BFYR, 9/11)
Amy Giles, That Night (HarperTeen, 10/23)
Anna Godbersen, When We Caught Fire (HarperTeen, 10/2)
S. Gonzales, The Law of Inertia (Amberjack, 10/9)
Ellen Goodlett, Rule (Little, Brown BYR, 9/11)
Alison Goodman, The Dark Days Deceit (Viking BFYR, 11/20)

Michael Grant, Villain (Katherine Tegen Books, 10/16)
Tessa Gratton, Strange Grace (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9/18)
N. Griffin, Just Wreck It All(Atheneum/Caitlyn Dloughy, 10/23)
Mary Downing Hahn, Girl in the Locked Room (Clarion Books, 9/4)*
Rebecca Hanover, The Similars (Sourcebook Fire, 1/1)*
Christian McKay Heidicker, Throw Your Arm Across Your Eyes and Scream (Simon & Schuster BFYR, 9/11)
Heidi Heilig, For a Muse of Fire (Greenwillow Books, 9/25)
Monica Hesse, The War Outside (Little, Brown BYR, 9/25)
Jeff Hirsch, Unnatural Disasters (Clarion Books, 1/22)
Ellen Hopkins, People Kill People (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9/4)

Donna Hosie, The 48 (Holiday House, 9/4)
Colleen Houck, The Lantern’s Ember (Delacorte, 9/11)
Naomi Hughes, Afterimage (Page Street Publishing, 9/18)
Gordon Jack, Your Own Worst Enemy (HarperTeen, 11/13)
Sophie Jordan, The Me I Meant to Be (HMH BFYR, 1/1)
Heather Kaczynski, One Giant Leap (HarperTeen, 10/23)
Julie Kagawa, Shadow of the Fox (Harlequin Teen, 10/2)*
Alex R. Kahler, Runebreaker (Harlequin Teen, 11/27)
Meg Kassel, Keeper of the Bees (Entangled: Teen, 9/4)
Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, Undying (An Unearthed Novel) (Disney-Hyperion, 12/4)

Julia Keller, Dark Mind Rising: A Dark Intercept Novel (Tor Teen, 11/13)
Kody Keplinger, That’s Not what Happened (Scholastic, 8/28)*
Adib Khorram, Darius the Great Is Not Okay (Dial Books, 8/28)
Christopher Krovatin, Frequency (Entangled: Teen, 10/2)
Alice Kuipers, Me and Me (Kids Can Press, 10/2)
Robin LaFevers, Courting Darkness (HMH BRFYR, 2/5)
Erin Jade Lange, The Chaos of Now (Bloomsbury YA, 10/2)
Emiko Jean, Empress of All Seasons (HMH BFYR, 11/6)
J. M. Lee, Tide of the Dark Crystal #3 (Penguin Workshop, 12/24)
Claire Legrand, Sawkill Girls (Katherine Tegen Books, 10/16)

David Levithan, Someday (Knopf BFYR, 10/2)
Mary Lindsey, Havoc (Entangled: Teen, 11/6)
Alex London, Black Wings Beating (FSG BYR, 9/25)
Marie Lu, Wildcard (G.P. Putnam’s Sons BFYR, 9/18) – The sequel to NYT bestselling Warcross.
Amy Lukavics, Nightingale (Harlequin Teen, 9/25)
Sarah J. Maas, Untitled Throne of Glass (Bloomsbury YA, 10/30)
Kathy MacMillan, Dagger and Coin (HarperTeen, 10/9)
Tahereh Mafi, A Very Large Expanse of Sea (HarperTeen, 10/16)
Sangu Mandanna, A Spark of White Fire (Sky Pony Press, 9/4)*
Kerri Maniscalco, Escaping From Houdini (Jimmy Patterson, 9/18)

Taran Matharu, The Summoner’s Handbook (Feiwel & Friends, 10/2)
Lisa Maxwell, The Devil’s Thief (Simon Pulse, 10/9)
Lurlene McDaniel, The Girl with the Broken Heart (Delacorte, 12/18)
L.L. McKinney, A Blade So Black (Imprint, 9/25)
Anna-Marie McLemore, Blanca & Roja (Feiwel & Friends, 10/9)
Jodi Meadows, As She Ascends (Katherine Tegen Books, 9/11)
Marissa Meyer, Archenemies (Feiwel & Friends, 11/6) – Sequel to NYT bestselling Renegades.
Maura Milan, Ignite the Stars (Albert Whitman Teen, 9/4)*
Janelle Milanes, Analee, in Real Life (Simon Pulse, 9/18)
Kate Milford, Bluecrowne (Clarion Books, 10/2)*

Candice Montgomery, Home and Away (Page Street Publishing, 10/16)
Kass Morgan, Light Years (Little Brown BYR, 10/9)
Amber Lynn Natusch, Dare You to Lie (Tor Teen, 9/4)
Patrick Ness, And The Ocean Was Our Sky (HarperTeen, 9/4)
Natasha Ngan, Girls of Paper and Fire (Jimmy Patterson, 10/23)*
Marieke Nijkamp, Unbroken: 13 Stories Starring Disabled Teens (FSG BYR, 9/18)
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani and Viviana Mazza, Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree (Katherine Tegen Books, 9/4) – A novel based on interviews with the young women kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Lauren Oliver, Broken Things (HarperCollins, 10/2)
Kayla Olson, This Splintered Silence (HarperTeen, 11/13)
Tochi Onyebuchi, Crown of Thunder (Razorbill, 10/16)

Natalie C. Parker, Seafire (Razorbill, 8/28)
James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, The Fall of Crazy House (Jimmy Patterson, 11/26)
Edith Pattou, West (HMH BFYR, 10/23)
Parker Peevyhouse, The Echo Room (Tor Teen, 9/11)
Kathryn Purdie, Frozen Reign (Katherine Tegen Books, 11/6) – The final book in the Burning Glass trilogy.
Sarah Raughley, Legacy of Light (Simon Pulse, 11/20)
K. J. Reilly,Words We Don’t Say (Disney-Hyperion, 10/2)
Beth Revis, Give the Dark My Love (Razorbill, 9/25)
Catherine Rider, Kiss Me in Paris (Kids Can Press, 9/4)
Gabby Rivera, Juliet Takes A Breath (Freeform, 2/12)

Karen Rivers, You Are The Everything (Algonquin Young Readers, 9/26)
Juleah del Rosario, 500 Words or Less (Simon Pulse 9/25)
C. Rosen, Jack of Hearts (and other parts)(Little, Brown BYR, 10/30)
Rachel Roy and Ava Dash, 96 Words for Love (Jimmy Patterson, 1/15)
Brandon Sanderson, Skyward (Delacorte, 11/6)
Caitlin Sangster, Shatter the Suns (Simon Pulse, 11/13)
Rebecca Schaeffer, Not Even Bones (HMH BFYR, 9/4)
Gary Schmidt, Pay Attention, Carter Jones (Clarion Books, 2/5)*
Amanda Searcy, Watch You Burn (Delacorte, 10/23)
Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller, OtherEarth (Delacorte, 10/30) – Sequel to the NYT bestselling OtherWorld.

Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden, Never Quit: How I Became a Special Ops PJ (St. Martin’s Griffin, 10/30)
Megan Shepherd, Grim Lovelies (HMH BFYR, 10/2)*
Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman, Dry (Simon & Schuster BFYR 10/2)
Andrew Simonet, Wilder (FSG BYR, 11/13)
Constantine J. Singer, Strange Days (G.P. Putnam’s Sons BFYR, 12/4)
Andrew Smith, Rabbit & Robot (Simon & Schuster BFYR, 9/25)
Tyler James Smith, Unstoppable Moses (Flatiron Books, 9/25)
Sonya Sones, The Opposite of Innocent (HarperTeen, 9/4)
Courtney Stevens, Four Three Two One (HarperTeen, 11/13)
Martin Stewart, The Sacrifice Box (Viking BFYR, 8/28)

Nic Stone, Odd One Out (Crown BFYR, 10/9)
Peter Stone, The Perfect Candidate (Simon & Schuster BFYR 10/2)
Stephanie Kate Strohm, Love a la Mode (Disney-Hyperion, 11/27)
Nova Ren Suma, A Room Away From the Wolves (Algonquin Young Readers, 9/4)
Erin Summerill, Once a King (HMH BFYR, 12/4)
Courtney Summers, Sadie (Wednesday Books, 9/4)*
Emily Suvada, This Cruel Design (Simon Pulse, 10/30)
Robin Talley, Pulp (Harlequin Teen, 11/6)
Mary Taranta, Splendor and Spark (Margaret K. McElderry Books, 11/13)
Meredith Tate, The Freedom Trials (Page Street Publishing, 10/2)

Laini Taylor, Muse of Nightmares (Little, Brown BYR, 10/2)
April Genevieve Tucholke, The Boneless Mercies (FSG BYR, 10/2)
Tommy Wallach, Slow Burn (Simon & Schuster BFYR, 11/6)
Stephen Wallenfels, Deadfall (Disney-Hyperion, 12/11)
Mary Watson, The Wren Hunt (Bloomsbury USA Children’s, 11/6)
Hannah West, Realm of Ruins: A Nissera Novel (Holiday House, 10/2)
Kiersten White, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Delacorte, 9/25)
Tristina Wright, 2 Suns Rising (Entangled: Teen, 11/6)
Rick Yancey, Untitled 5th Wave Novel (G.P. Putnam’s Sons BFYR, 12/21)
Cheyanne Young, The Last Wish of Sasha Cade (Kids Can Press, 10/2)
Jennifer Yu, Imagine Us Happy (Harlequin Teen, 10/23)

Ibi Zoboi, Pride (Balzer + Bray 9/18)
Don Zolidis, The Seven Torments of Amy and Craig (A Love Story) (Disney-Hyperion, 10/2)
Markus Zusak, Bridge of Clay (Knopf BFYR, 10/9)


Though not as plentiful, young adult nonfiction includes notable titles by Senator Amy Klobuchar, Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams, David and Nic Sheff, and Malala Yousafzai. Other nonfiction titles of note:

Larry Dane Brimner, Blacklisted!: Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment (Calkins Creek, 10/9)
Martha Brockenbrough, Unpresidented: A Biography of the Infamous Donald Trump (Feiwel & Friends, 11/13)
Heather Demetrios, Dear Heartbreak: YA Authors and Teens on the Dark Side of Love (Henry Holt BYR, 12/18)
Barry Denenberg, When Can We Go Back to America?: Voices of Japanese American Incarceration During World War II(Simon & Schuster BFYR, 8/28)
Laci Green, Sex Plus: Learning, Loving, and Enjoying Your Body (HarperCollins, 9/25)
Amy Klobuchar (Foreword by), Nevertheless, We Persisted: 48 Voices of Defiance, Strength, and Courage (Knopf BFYR, 9/4)
Nadya Okamoto, Period Power: A Manifesto for the Menstrual Movement (Simon & Schuster BFYR, 10/16)
Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams, History vs. Women: The Defiant Lives that They Don’t Want You to Know (Feiwel & Friends, 10/2)
David Sheff and Nic Sheff, High: Everything You Want to Know About Drugs, Alcohol, and Addiction (HMH BFYR, 1/8)
Bryan A. Stevenson, Just Mercy (Adapted for Young People): A True Story of the Fight for Justice (Delacorte, 9/18)
Alexandra Styron, Steal This Country: A Handbook for Resistance, Persistence, and Fixing Almost Everything (Viking BFYR, 9/4)
Malala Yousafzai, We Are Displaced: True Stories of Refugee Lives (Little, Brown BFYR, 9/4)

Talk tomorrow,


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