Our 8 unmissable YA picks for October! Read more on Riffle
Carry On: A Novel (Simon Snow Series) by Rainbow Rowell
October 6. Rainbow Rowell continues to break boundaries with "Carry On," an epic fantasy following the triumphs and heartaches of Simon and Baz from her beloved bestseller "Fangirl."
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A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
October 6. Mindy McGinnis, the acclaimed author of "Not a Drop to Drink" and "In a Handful of Dust," combines murder, madness, and mystery in a beautifully twisted gothic historical thriller perfect for fans of novels such as "Asylum" and "The Diviners" as well as television’s True Detective and American Horror Story.
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
October 6. A new YA novel from novelist Patrick Ness, author of the Carnegie Medal- and Kate Greenaway Medal-winning "A Monster Calls" and the critically acclaimed Chaos Walking trilogy, "The Rest of Us Just Live Here" is a bold and irreverent novel that powerfully reminds us that there are many different types of remarkable.
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Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
October 6. The two-time Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt delivers the shattering story of Joseph, a father at thirteen, who has never seen his daughter, Jupiter. After spending time in a juvenile facility, he’s placed with a foster family on a farm in rural Maine. Here Joseph meets twelve-year-old Jack, who narrates the account of the troubled, passionate teen who wants to find his baby at any cost.
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Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes) by Sara Raasch
October 6. This is the sequel to "Snow Like Ashes"! As the web of power and deception weaves tighter, Theron fights for magic, Mather fights for freedom—and Meira starts to wonder if she should be fighting not just for Winter, but for the world.
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The Rose Society (The Young Elites) by Marie Lu
October 13. From New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu comes the second book in the exhilarating Young Elites series! Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Then they betrayed her, and she destroyed them all.
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Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series (The Selection Novella) by Kiera Cass
October 13. This gorgeous collection features four novellas from the captivating world of Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series—two of which appear here in print for the first time—as well as exclusive, never-before-seen bonus content.
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Illuminae (The Illuminae Files Book 1) by Amie Kaufman
October 20. Told through a fascinating dossier of hacked documents—including emails, schematics, military files, IMs, medical reports, interviews, and more—Illuminae is the first book in a heart-stopping, high-octane trilogy about lives interrupted, the price of truth, and the courage of everyday heroes.
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