May 2024 YA New Releases

May we suggest you check out these new May YA releases? Our list of tempting new YA books May 2024 has something for everyone, from mom to new grad. Happy reading!

Whether you’re shopping for a gift for a graduate, a thank you for a mother or grandmother in your life, or just a present for your shelf, we have all the bookish ideas you need! Our list of new May YA titles features books that will appeal to every reader. Check out this YA new releases May 2024 reading list! Which are your favorite?

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Blood at the Root

Blood at the Root

A teenager on the run from his past finds the family he never knew existed and the community he never knew he needed at an HBCU for the young, Black, and magical. Enroll in this fresh fantasy debut unlike anything you’ve seen before.

Sunset, Water City

Sunset, Water City

By Chris McKinney

Coming 07.16.24

#1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Natasha Preston is back with another pulse-pounding, twisty read!

Would you accept the dare?

Quiet Is Strength

Quiet Is Strength

By Mary Rand Hess

Coming 02.11.25

This collection of one girl’s real, unflinching diary entries about slowly dying of a terminal illness is an unparalleled exploration of the human spirit and what it means to truly live.

Silver in the Bone

Silver in the Bone

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the critically acclaimed author of Lore comes a stunning contemporary fantasy inspired by Celtic lore—the tale of a teenage girl who seeks her destiny in the cursed ruins of Avalon, driven by love, revenge, and pure adrenaline!

“Simmering with magic, peril, romance, and heartbreak.” —Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Shadow and Bone

The Isles of the Gods

The Isles of the Gods

Looking for a sweeping summer read? Magic, romance, and slumbering gods clash in this riveting romantasy about a seafaring girl and a playboy prince who band together in a precarious journey. From the New York Times bestselling author of the Aurora Cycle and the Illuminae Files.

10 Things I Hate About Prom

10 Things I Hate About Prom

There are more than 10 things to hate about prom, but the worst thing is when your lovable best friend wants to go with someone else. Don’t miss this sweet, charming rom-com from the author of Caught in a Bad Fauxmance!

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From the author of the hit Kissing Booth series comes another sizzling story following three very different girls on summer vacation! Equal parts romance and humor, this is the perfect beach read for your next getaway.

Invisible Son

Invisible Son

From the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of This Is My America comes another thriller about a wrongly accused teen desperate to recclaim both his innocence and his first love.

Wild About You

Wild About You

Two total opposites. One race through the Great Outdoors. In this grumpy-sunshine teen romance from the author of Love from Scratch and Not Here to Stay Friends, the trail to true love doesn’t always come with a map.

Liar's Test

Liar's Test

A gripping YA fantasy with a deadly contest to win a crown, a fierce heroine determined to right the wrongs done to her people, and a smoldering love story that could change everything…

The Night in Question

The Night in Question

How do you solve a murder? Follow the lessons of the master—Agatha Christie! Iris and Alice find themselves in the middle of another Castle Cove mystery in the sequel to New York Times bestseller The Agathas, by powerhouse authors Kathleen Glasgow and Liz Lawson.

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

When a teenage girl’s single mom is taken by ICE, everything changes—all of her hopes and dreams for the future turn into survival.

Double Switch

Double Switch

“Gripping from start to finish . . . with twists that left me shocked.”—Victoria Aveyard, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Red Queen

For fans of Gillian Flynn and Pretty Little Liars, The Darkest Corners is a psychological thriller about the lies little girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become.

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

For fans of Pretty Little Liars, comes a psychological thriller, from the author of The Cheerleaders, about about how when you’re the new girl in town, you can’t trust anyone, especially other teenage girls.

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