Is this summer flying by faster than usual, or is it just us?! Luckily, we’re closing out our summer with a huge list of amazing reads to bring with you on your remaining beach days, camping adventures, and road trips. Read on, book lovers!
8/1: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys: The #1 New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! This paperback edition includes book club questions and exclusive interviews with Wilhelm Gustloff survivors and experts.
8/1: When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Kuehn: A gripping story of survival and the razor’s-edge difference between perfect cruelty and perfect love. Smart, dark, and twisty, When I Am Through With You will leave readers wondering what it really means to do the right thing.
8/1: We Now Return to Regular Life by Martin Wilson: The Face on the Milk Carton meets The Impossible Knife of Memory in this ripped-from-the-headlines novel that explores the power of being an ally—and a friend—when a kidnapped boy returns to his hometown.
8/8: Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moïra Fowley-Doyle: The highly anticipated new book from the acclaimed author of The Accident Season is a gorgeous, twisty story about things gone missing, things returned from the past, and a group of teenagers, connected in ways they could never have imagined.
8/8: Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes: The beloved and award-winning novel from Nikki Grimes is now available in a new format with a great new cover!
8/15: A Map for Wrecked Girls by Jessica Taylor: In this twisting tale of loyalty, betrayal, and love, two sisters must survive the wilds, if they can first survive each other—for fans of Pretty Little Liars and Gone Girl.
8/15: Just One… by Gayle Forman: Gayle Forman’s entire swoony JUST ONE trilogy in a single volume–ideal for binge reading! Includes: Just One Day, Just One Year, and the novella Just One Night
8/22: The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes: Code Name Verity meets I Am the Messenger in this riveting YA novel from Stephanie Oakes, in which three points of view are woven together in a story that’s part Cold War mystery, part contemporary coming-of-age, and completely unputdownable.
8/22: Girls Who Code by Reshma Saujani: Part how-to, part girl-empowerment, and all fun, from Reshma Saujani, the leader of the movement championed by Sheryl Sandberg, Malala Yousafzai, and John Legend. Learn to code and change the world!
8/29: Thirteen Rising by Romina Russell: New York Times bestselling author Romina Russell’s epic sci-fi fantasy series Zodiac reaches its breathtaking conclusion with Thirteen Rising, the highly anticipated fourth and final novel.
8/29: A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir: Set in a rich, high-fantasy world inspired by ancient Rome, Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes told the story of Laia, a slave fighting for her family, and Elias, a young soldier fighting for his freedom. Now, in A Torch Against the Night, Laia and Elias are running for their lives. – Now in paperback!
8/29: Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland: John Green meets Rainbow Rowell in this irresistible story of first love, broken hearts, and the golden seams that put them back together again. – Now in paperback!
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