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Every book hitting shelves in April, 2024!

From zombie love stories, to country music drama, it’s time to talk April books! Scroll down for a sneak peek at what’s coming to shelves next month.

4/2: Every Time You Hear That Song by Jenna Voris

Dumplin’ meets Daisy Jones & the Six in this split-POV love song to country idols, romantic road trips, and queer love.

4/2: Hearts Still Beating by Brooke Archer

Gripping, romantic, and impossible to put down, this dark and immersive post-apocalyptic debut novel is about two teen girls who loved each other before the end of the world — and before one of them became infected with the virus that turned her into a monster.

4/2: The Breakup Lists by Adib Khorram

Love is more complicated than “boy meets boy” in bestselling author Adib Khorram’s sharply funny new romantic comedy, set in the sordid world of high school theater

4/9: The Darkness Rises by Stacy Stokes

A gripping speculative thriller perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver and Ginny Myers Sain, about one girl with the power to see death before it happens—and the terrible consequences she faces when saving someone goes wrong.

4/9: Thieves’ Gambit by Kayvion Lewis

Now in paperback! The Inheritance Games meets Ocean’s Eleven in this cinematic heist thriller where a cutthroat competition brings together the world’s best thieves and one thief is playing for the highest stakes of all: her mother’s life.

4/9: Where to Start by Mental Health America

A comforting and useful resource for anyone who’s struggling emotionally and looking for help―from the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit that addresses the needs of those living with mental illness. Now in paperback!

4/9: Never Vacation With Your Ex by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley

The Summer I Turned Pretty meets People We Meet on Vacation in a YA second chance romance from fan-favorite author couple #Wibbroka! Now in paperback.

4/16: Pretty Furious by E.K. Johnston

#1 NYT Bestseller E.K. Johnston returns to contemporary feminist YA. This story of a small town, fierce friendships, and revenge served cold is a perfect companion to Exit, Pursued by a Bear.

4/23: Kill Her Twice by Stacey Lee

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Downstairs Girl comes a YA murder mystery noir set in 1930s Los Angeles’s Chinatown.

4/23: Punk Rock Karaoke by Bianca Xunise

A debut graphic novel from Ignatz Award–winning and nationally syndicated cartoonist, Bianca Xunise.

4/23: Star Splitter by Matthew J. Kirby

Survival and self-determination collide in this haunting, pulse-pounding science fiction novel from Edgar Award–winning author Matthew J. Kirby that spans both space and time. Now in paperback!

4/23: Another Dimension of Us by Mike Albo

The Breakfast Club meets Stranger Things in this thrilling science fiction story about teens from the past and the future who travel across the astral plane to save the ones they love.

4/30: Playing for Keeps by Jennifer Dugan

From the author of Some Girls Do comes another heartfelt YA sapphic romance—starring a baseball pitcher and a student umpire who are definitely not supposed to fall for one another.

4/30: From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn

Celebrated author Sarah Kuhn reinvents the modern fairy tale in this intensely personal yet hilarious novel of a girl whose search for a storybook ending takes her to unexpected places in both her beloved LA neighborhood and her own guarded heart. Now in paperback!

4/30: They Hate Each Other by Amanda Woody

Jonah and Dylan get along like oil and water. Until a fake dating ploy gives them new perspective, and they realize that “falling for your enemy” isn’t as impossible as it seems. Now in paperback!

4/30: Chaos & Flame by Justina Ireland and Tessa Gratton

Two New York Times bestselling authors deliver a “fast-paced, action filled fantasy [that] reads like a mix of Game of Thrones and Avatar: The Last Airbender” (BCCB) in the first book of a YA duology featuring ancient magic, warring factions, and a romance rooted by betrayal, now in paperback.

4/30: Putting Balloons on a Wall Is Not a Book by Michael James Schneider

From viral balloon-word artist and Instagram sensation Michael James Schneider (@blcksmth) comes a one-of-a-kind debut gift book with never-before-seen original artwork!

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