This week is a little short on young adult releases, but I thought I’d post what I found. Let me know of any releases you’re looking forward to in the comments.
The King Slayer (The Witch Hunter #2) by Virginia Boecker
Published June 14, 2016 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
A former witch hunter, Elizabeth Grey is hiding from Lord Blackwell, the usurper king of Anglia, in the magically protected village of Harrow. He has put a price on her head, and his thirst for power grows greater by the day. Readying for a war, Lord Blackwell aims to take down Elizabeth and the witches and wizards she now calls her allies.
Gifted by H.A. Swain
Published June 14, 2016 by Feiwel & Friends
In Orpheus Chanson’s world, geniuses and prodigies are no longer born or honed. Instead, the privilege purchase a procedure that induces Acquired Savant Abilities (ASAs). A procedure that’s copyrighted by Orpheus’s father. Then there’s Zimri Robinson, a “plebe” and secret natural musical prodigy. The two aren’t supposed to meet but they do.