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YA Books hitting shelves in April 2022!

From HOTLY anticipated fantasy debuts to beloved reads coming to paperback, here’s what’s hitting shelves in April, 2022!


4/5: Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor


Decadent and darkly enchanting, this lavish YA fantasy debut follows seventeen-year-old Jani as she uncovers the deeply disturbing secrets of the legendary Hotel Magnifique.


4/5: You Are More Than Magic by Minda Harts

you are more than magic

Perfect for graduation gifts and other transitional milestones, this guide is for girls of color looking to find their voice and claim space as they prepare for high school, college, and their careers, from the bestselling author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table.


4/5: They’ll Never Catch Us by Jessica Goodman

they'll never catch us

From rising star Jessica Goodman, author of They Wish They Were Us, comes a new fast-paced thriller about two sisters vying for the top spot on their cross-country team—until a teammate’s disappearance throws their lives off course. Now in paperback!


4/5: Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder


This acclaimed graphic memoir that Kirkus calls “cathartic and uplifting” is the tale of losing a parent and what it feels like to grieve and to move forward. Now in paperback!


4/12: Flamefall by Rosaria Munda


Revolutionary flames ignite around Annie, Lee, and a brand new character in the follow-up to Fireborne. Now in paperback!


4/19: Flirting with Fate by J.C. Cervantes

flirting with fate

Jane the Virgin meets The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants in New York Times bestselling author J.C. Cervantes’s charming, romantic YA debut.


4/19: Getting Over Max Cooper by Marcelle Karp


Boundaries are crossed and the edge of sanity is tested in Marcelle Karp’s debut novel, which celebrates the complicated dynamics of female friendship and the heartbreaking ache of first love.


4/19: With and Without You by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley


#Wibbroka is back with another swoony YA–this time tackling long-distance relationships, in a novel based on their own romantic history.


4/19: Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan 


In this YA contemporary queer romance from the author of Hot Dog Girl, an openly gay track star falls for a closeted, bisexual teen beauty queen with a penchant for fixing up old cars. Now available in paperback!

Penguin Teen