Most-Anticipated 2023 YA Books to Preorder!
2023 is coming with a MOUNTAIN of amazing new YA books! From romantic historical fiction debuts to a CHILLING new read from Krystal Sutherland, here’s your guide to 2023’s most-anticipated YA books to preorder for your shelf ahead of time.
The Davenports by Krystal Marquis – Jan 31
The first in a breathless YA series set in 1910 Chicago, The Davenports offers a glimpse into a period of African American history often overlooked, while delivering a totally escapist, swoon-worthy read.
Nightbirds by Kate J. Armstrong – Feb 28
In a dazzling new fantasy world full of whispered secrets and political intrigue, the magic of women is outlawed but four girls with unusual powers have the chance to change it all.
Chaos & Flame by Tessa Gratton and Justina Ireland – March 28
From New York Times bestselling author Justina Ireland and Tessa Gratton comes the first book in a ferocious YA fantasy duology featuring ancient magic, warring factions, and a romance between the two people in the world with the most cause to hate one another.
Snow & Poison by Melissa de la Cruz – April 18
Love is stronger than poison in this lush retelling of “Snow White” by #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.
Lying in the Deep by Diana Urban – May 2
A juicy mystery of jealousy, love, and betrayal set on a Semester at Sea-inspired cruise ship, with a diverse cast of delightfully suspicious characters who’ll leave you guessing with every jaw-dropping twist.
You: The Story by Ruta Sepetys – May 16
You: The Story is a powerful how-to book for aspiring writers that encourages you to look inward and excavate your own memories in order to discover the authentic voices and compelling details that are waiting to be put on the page. Masterfully weaving in humorous and heartfelt stories from her own life that illustrate an aspect of the craft of writing (such as plot, character development, or dialogue), Sepetys then inspires readers with a series of writing prompts and exercises.
Her Good Side by Rebekah Weatherspoon – May 30
A swoony, heart-melting YA romance from beloved author Rebekah Weatherspoon about two awkward teens who decide to practice dating in order to be good at the real thing.