December 2021 YA New Releases

Deck your shelves with these new YA releases for December! It’s the gift-giving season, and we have the perfect book for everyone on your holiday list. Whether you’re shopping and wrapping until you drop or tired of the social whirl and craving a quiet moment with a hot drink and a book, we’ve got the story for you. Check out all the new YA titles for December, and find gift ideas for everyone on your gift-giving list!

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The Excalibur Curse

The Excalibur Curse

By Kiersten White

Coming 12.07.21

The gripping conclusion to the acclaimed Arthurian fantasy trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White finds Guinevere questioning everything—friends and enemies, good and evil, and, most of all, herself.

Black Canary: Breaking Silence

Black Canary: Breaking Silence

By Alexandra Monir

Coming 12.21.21

DC Icons continues with the first-ever YA origin story of superhero Black Canary, from the internationally bestselling author Alexandra Monir. In this thrilling novel, Dinah Lance’s voice is her weapon. And in a near-future world where women have no rights, she won’t hesitate to use everything she has–including her song–to fight back.

Coming Up for Air

Coming Up for Air

By Nicole B. Tyndall

Coming 12.21.21

For fans of Nina LaCour and The Spectacular Now, a powerful coming-of-age story about a girl with creative aspirations and the boy who charms his way into her life, centering on themes of addiction, loss, and the tumultuousness of first love–and how to find strength when everything falls apart.

Just Our Luck

Just Our Luck

By Julia Walton

Coming 12.28.21

From the author of Words on Bathroom Walls—now a major motion picture—comes a romance in the spirit of Dear Evan Hansen about overcoming anxiety—and about finding love and friendship in unlikely places.

No Beauties or Monsters

No Beauties or Monsters

By Tara Goedjen

Coming 12.07.21

For fans of Stranger Things and Veronica Mars comes a new YA mystery about a girl whose desperate search for her missing friend unearths dark secrets, preternatural threats, and a truth that could ultimately tear her family, friends, and town apart.

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