April 2022 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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Does My Body Offend You?

Does My Body Offend You?

By Mayra Cuevas, Marie Marquardt

A timely story of two teenagers who discover the power of friendship, feminism, and standing up for what you believe in, no matter where you come from. A collaboration between two gifted authors writing from alternating perspectives, this compelling novel shines with authenticity, courage, and humor.

Malena Rosario is starting to believe that catastrophes come in threes. First, Hurricane María destroyed her home...

Girls Who Green the World

Girls Who Green the World

By Diana Kapp

Part biography, part guidebook to the contemporary environmental movement, this book is the perfect gift for future and current activists and changemakers! Girls Who Green the World features the inspiring stories of 34 revolutionaries fighting for our future!

An inspired collection of profiles, featuring environmental changemakers, social entrepreneurs, visionaries and activists.  
 
Journalist Diana K...

Harley Quinn: Reckoning

Harley Quinn: Reckoning

By Rachael Allen

In this new launch of a trilogy within the DC Icons universe, experience the origin story of a Super-Villain. This is the Harley Quinn backstory fans have been waiting for.
 


When Harleen Quinzel scores an internship in a psych lab at Gotham University, she's more than ecstatic; she's desperate to make a Big Scientific Discovery that will land her a full-ride college scholarship and get her away from her abusiv...

I Am the Ghost in Your House

I Am the Ghost in Your House

By Mar Romasco-Moore

From the author of Some Kind of Animal comes a wildly unique story about an invisible girl struggling to see herself in a world obsessed with appearances.

Pie is the ghost in your house.
She is not dead, she is invisible.
The way she looks changes depending on what is behind her. A girl of glass. A girl who is a window. If she stands in front of floral wallpaper she is full of roses.
For Pie’s entire life it&rs...

Love from Scratch

Love from Scratch

By Kaitlyn Hill

Rival interns with sizzling chemistry in and out of the kitchen? That’s a recipe for love.
 
“Sweet and satisfying!”—Jenna Evans Welch, New York Times bestselling author of Love & Gelato


This summer, Reese Camden is trading sweet tea and Southern hospitality for cold brew and crisp coastal air. She's landed her dream marketing internship at Friends of Flavor, a wildly popular...

Ready for Launch

Ready for Launch

By Scott Kelly

Using ten life-changing moments from his path to space, astronaut Scott Kelly shares his advice for mastering fear and failure and turning our daily struggles into rocket fuel for success—the perfect gift for graduations and other milestone moments!

In this insightful and funny read, Scott Kelly shares how a distracted student with poor grades became a record-breaking astronaut and commander of the International Space Sta...

Skyward Flight: The Collection

Skyward Flight: The Collection

By Brandon Sanderson, Janci Patterson

Return to the planet Detritus with FM, Alanik, and Jorgen in this must-have three-novella collection featuring exclusive character art and deleted scenes from Skyward with commentary from Brandon Sanderson.

Journey with Skyward Flight to Detritus—humanity’s final refuge from the hostile Galactic Superiority government. In Skyward, Spensa Nightshade became a starfighter pilot in the Defiant Defense...

This Rebel Heart

This Rebel Heart

By Katherine Locke

A tumultuous tale of the student-led 1956 Hungarian revolution—and an all too timely look at the impact of Communism and the USSR in Eastern Europe—set in a fabulist, colorless post-WWII Budapest from Sydney Taylor Honor winner Katherine Locke.
 
“A haunting, beautiful read that centers queer Jewish characters.” —BuzzFeed


In the middle of Budapest, there is a river. Csilla kn...

Year on Fire

Year on Fire

By Julie Buxbaum

What secrets will people keep—or reveal—to protect those they love? This novel, set against the frightening backdrop of an encroaching fire season, sparks reflection about friendship, the allure of romantic love, and loyalty to family.

Can a single kiss change everything?
 
It was a year on fire. They fell in love. Someone was bound to get burned.

The Spark: Just days before...

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