Books Released This Week: May 9-15 2016

Here’s an update on YA releases for the week of May 9, 2016

summer of supernovasSummer of Supernovas by Darcy Woods
Published May 10, 2016 by Crown Books for Young Readers

Wilamena Carlisle lives her life based upon astrology, and a rare planetary alignment is forcing her to face her greatest fear—relationships. But the relationship she starts to develop with sensitive guitar player seems to be cosmically doomed. Wil must choose between following the astrological charts or her heart.

Jerkbait by Mia Siegert
Published May 10, 2016 by Jolly Fish Press 

Tristin isn’t close to his twin Robbie, that is until Robbie tries to kill himself. Now the brothers must share a room. Tristin starts to see his brother not as a shadow he can’t live up to, but a teen struggling to come out in the world of professional sports. But Tristan is also struggling at trying to follow his own path as a musical theater performer.

even if the sky fallsEven if the Sky Falls by Mia Garcia
Published May 10, 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books

Desperate for change, Julie heads to New Orleans with her youth group to rebuild houses and pretend her life isn’t a mess. During the Mid-Summer Mardi Gras, she locks eyes with Miles—a dreamy boy with a complicated story of his own. She jumps at the chance for time with Miles and a New Orleans adventure, only to be thrown off course by a hurricane.

Everland by Wendy Spinale
Published May 10, 2016 by Scholastic Press

I love Peter Pan, so I’m super excited about this retelling. London has been destroyed by bombs and disease. The only ones who have survived are the children, including Gwen Darling and her siblings Joanna and Mikey. Joanna is grabbed by Captain Hook and his Marauders for experimentation. In order to save her, Gwen teams up with Pete and his Lost Boys who have been living in a hidden underground city.

last time we were usThe Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen
Published May 10, 2016 by Katherine Tegen Books

Liz Grant is ready for an amazing summer—one that includes attending all the best parties and making the gorgeous Innis Taylor her boyfriend. But things change when Jason Sullivan, Liz’s childhood best friend, is released from juvie.

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Wahley 
Published May 10, 2016 by Dial Books

Sixteen-year-old Solomon is agoraphobic. He hasn’t left the house in three years. Lisa desperately wants to get into the second-best psychology program for college. She thinks Solomon is the answer, so she thrusts herself—and her boyfriend Clark—into his  life.

Let me know what your most anticipated release of the week is in the comments!


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