April 2024 YA New Releases

If April brings showers, we’re fine with it. Who doesn’t love a rainy day of reading? Curl up with one of these amazing new YA releases for April. Whatever the weather, every day is a great reading day! We’re always looking for the rainbow after the rain, and we’ve assembled a colorful stack of new April YA books! Here are our most eagerly anticipated April YA titles. Take a look!

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Rebel Fire

Rebel Fire

By Ann Sei Lin

Coming 09.03.24

Following the success of her unputdownable debut, Escape Room, Maren Stoffels is back with a new standalone horror novel about a twisted game master who has no intention of letting their players go.

The Reappearance of Rachel Price

The Reappearance of Rachel Price

From the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series and Five Survive comes a gripping mystery thriller following one teen’s search for the truth about her mother’s shocking disappearance—and even more shocking reappearance—during the filming of a true crime documentary.

M, King's Bodyguard

M, King's Bodyguard

A swoony contemporary YA romance by fan-favorite author Kasie West about a girl who finds that a summer spent at a family resort isn’t as bad as she imagined . . . and that falling in love is filled with heartache, laughter, and surprises!

The Sun Is Also a Star

The Sun Is Also a Star

The #1 New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist from the bestselling author of Everything, Everything will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other!

Small Favors

Small Favors

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the critically-acclaimed author of House of Salt and Sorrows comes a mesmerizing and chilling fairy-talesque novel about Ellerie Downing, a young woman in a small town with monsters lurking in the trees and dark desires hidden in the shadows—in Amity Falls, nothing is more dangerous than a wish come true.

Harley Quinn: Ravenous

Harley Quinn: Ravenous

Harley Quinn’s journey gets even more chaotic as she falls in love and embraces her inner Super-Villain in the thrilling second book of the Harley Quinn origin trilogy.

“Allen’s Harley is a fierce, righteous, brilliant, and preternaturally brave ball of chaos. I loved and feared every single minute with her.” –Dahlia Adler, author of Cool for the Summer

Carbon

Carbon

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the multimillion-copy bestselling A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder series comes a new blockbuster thriller about a road trip that turns deadly.

Eight hours. Six friends. Five survive.

The Cheerleaders

The Cheerleaders

“Sharp, brilliantly plotted, and totally engrossing.”–KAREN M. MCMANUS, New York Times bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying

“A crafty, dark, and disturbing story.”–KATHLEEN GLASGOW, New York Times bestselling author of Girl In Pieces

“A little bit Riverdale and a little bit Veronica Mars.”–RILEY SAGER, bestselling author of Final Girls

A Goodreads Best Young Adult Book of the Year Nominee

From the author of The Darkest Corners and Little Monsters comes an all-new edge-of-your-seat thriller set in upstate New York about an eerie sequence of seemingly unrelated events that leaves five cheerleaders dead.

It's All Love

It's All Love

An empowering collection written by Jenna Ortega, the award-winning actress starring in the hit Netflix series WEDNESDAY. These deeply personal stories and quotes are accompanied by beautiful illustrations that explore Jenna’s struggles with depression, experiences falling in—and out of—love, the loss of close family members, and growing up Latina in Hollywood.

Wide Awake Now

Wide Awake Now

From the New York Times bestselling author of Every Day, this is a queer love story set against the backdrop of the 2024 presidential election, in a reimagining of David Levithan’s 2004 novel Wide Awake.

Deep Is the Fen

Deep Is the Fen

Get lost in the newest fantasy from the author of A Hunger of Thorns, on a beguiling journey behind the closed doors of a sinister secret society. Featuring a steamy enemies-to-lovers romance and a fight for the witching world that will get your heart racing.

Midnight Strikes

Midnight Strikes

In this explosive fantasy debut, a provincial girl must work with an infuriatingly handsome prince to escape a nightmarish curse that forces them to relive the same night over and over.

“The time-loop fantasy you never knew you needed, where the fairytale ball is bloody and Cinderella is the Final Girl.”—Gina Chen, New York Times bestselling author of Violet Made of Thorns

Harley Quinn: Redemption

Harley Quinn: Redemption

When girls in Gotham City go missing, Harley Quinn is determined to track down their kidnapper. But the only way to outsmart a villain is to engage in a little villainy herself. Don’t miss the adrenaline-racing conclusion to the Harley Quinn trilogy.

In Gotham City even the heroes are wicked.

Spice Road

Spice Road

★ THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ★ Raised to protect her nation from the monsters lurking in the sands, sixteen-year-old Imani must fight to find her brother, whose betrayal is now the country’s greatest threat. Get swept away by this romantic fantasy!

Before Takeoff

Before Takeoff

Two teens meet and fall in love during a layover-gone-wrong at the Atlanta airport in this thrilling new novel from the author of Let’s Get Lost!

The Last Boyfriends Rules for Revenge

The Last Boyfriends Rules for Revenge

A queer coming-of-age about three teenage boys in small town Alabama who set out to get revenge on their ex-boyfriends and end up starting a student rebellion. Perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and Jason June!

Music Theory Note by Note

Music Theory Note by Note

By Michael Miller

Coming 09.03.24

A reserved Chinese American teen at a Southern performing arts boarding school comes into her own under the tutelage of a glamorous new piano teacher. A moving coming-of-age-novel from a debut novelist about first love, adolescent angst, and academic pressures.

What's Eating Jackie Oh?

What's Eating Jackie Oh?

A Korean American teen tries to balance her dream to become a chef with the cultural expectations of her family when she enters the competitive world of a TV cooking show. A hilarious and heartfelt YA novel from the award-winning author of Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim and Re Jane.

Liar's Beach

Liar's Beach

A fresh new take on Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery The Mysterious Affair at Styles, with iconic detective Hercule Poirot recast as a brilliant, brash teen girl named Holiday, and narrated by her childhood friend Linden, an athlete-scholar who fits right in at his elite New England prep school—all the while hiding some secrets of his own.

W. E. B. Griffin The Devil's Weapons

W. E. B. Griffin The Devil's Weapons

Come out. Break up. Stay friends? In this heartwarming queer love story about love of all kinds, exes navigate new crushes, new feelings, and a newly uncertain future after unexpectedly coming out to each other on prom night turns their lives—and their friendship—upside down. Can they figure out how to move on without losing each other?

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