Need some help deciding what to read this month? We run down 12 of the most exciting YA books hitting shelves in August.
It’s August, and that means summer is officially winding down. It also means that it’s so disgusting outside that the only thing most of us want to do is barricade ourselves inside and enjoy air conditioned comfort for as long as possible.
Translation: It’s the perfect time to catch up on all those books you’ve been meaning to read. Or to add some new favorites to your TBR pile. And if you’re looking for a new must-read? Well, we can definitely help out with that. Because there are a ton of fantastic new books hitting the shelves just in time to keep you company on your couch in front of the fan.
Highly anticipated follow-ups from authors like Rebecca F. Kuang, Mary E. Pearson and Audrey Coulthurst, to exciting debuts from Erin A. Craig and Shana Youngdahl, there’s really something for everyone dropping this month. Want a dark, gritty fairytale retelling? Check. Need some diverse historical fiction in your life? We’ve got those books too. Sucker for complicated relationships or coming of age tales? Check and check.
Here are 12 of our must-read picks for July in the realm of YA fiction. You’re sure to find something among them to enjoy. Get reading – and stay cool out there!