Books Released This Week: May 23-29 2016

Here’s an update on YA releases for the week of May 23, 2016.

the last starThe Last Star (The 5th Wave #3) by Rick Yancey 
Published May 24, 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

The Last Star is the finale to Rick Yancey’s bestselling 5th Wave series. Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. And all 7.5 billion people who used to live on Earth. Betrayed first by the Others, and now by themselves. In Earth’s last days, the survivors will need to decide between saving themselves or saving what makes them human.

The Hunt (The Cage #2) by Megan Shepherd
Published May 24, 2016 by Balzer + Bray

After their failed escape attempt, Cora, Lucky, and Mali have been demoted and placed in a safari-themed environment called the Hunt. They must serve new Kindred masters, with new rules and dangerous consequences. Nok and Rolf have been moved into an enormous dollhouse, observed around the clock by Kindred scientists. The former inhabitants of the Cage are threatened on all fronts, while Cora is stuck in a twisted game of cat and mouse.

Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Published May 24, 2016 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

San Francisco, 1906: Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls—a school all but off-limits to all but wealthy white girls—is her best hope. She manages to connive her way in, but realizes getting in is easier than fitting in.

please don't tellPlease Don’t Tell by Laura Tims
Published May 24, 2016 by HarperCollins

Joy thinks she killed Adam Gordon. The night of the party is pretty hazy. Either way she knows Adam had to pay for what he did to her twin sister, Grace.
What Joy doesn’t expect is that someone else saw what happened and is blackmailing her. Joy must start to expose the secrets of her hometown to get the blackmailer off her back, all while trying to uncover their identity.

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


2 thoughts on “Books Released This Week: May 23-29 2016

  1. Hannah Ens says:

    I was really excited about the premise of The Cage #1, but it did not live up to it for me. 😦 Couldn’t put my finger on anything specific, just never really clicked with any of the characters. Outrun the Moon is what I’m most interested in off this list, I have a weakness for elite boarding/prep school settings.


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