40 New Historical YA Books For When You Need An Escape


40 New Historical YA Books For When You Need An Escape

Need a break from modern times? We don’t blame you! We’ve been feeling the need to make an escape and what better way to escape than through a seriously awesome book? Whether you’re in the mood to travel back in time to a real place or a fantasy world, we’ve got you covered. So let’s transport around the world and dive into a different era!
Scroll down to check out a list of new historical YA books that have recently released or are coming out this year, and trust us, you won’t regret this journey to the past.


Escape into one of these new historical YA books!

Historical Young Adult Books

Books included:


1. Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake
2. Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
3. Devils Unto Dust by Emma Berquist
4. Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
5. Hamilton and Peggy! by L.M. Elliott
6. My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand
7. The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
9. The Tombs by Deborah Schaumberg
10. A Court of Miracles by Kester Grant*
11. Big Water by Andrea Curtis
12. Blood and Sand by C.V. Wyk
13. Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney
14. Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers*
15. Dark Tracks by Philippa Gregory
16. Dear Miss Sweetie by Stacey Lee*
17. Death Coming Up the Hill by Chris Crowe
18. Game of Secrets by Kim Foster*
19. Girl at the Grave by Teri Bailey Black
20. In Another Time by Caroline Leech
21. Ink, Iron, and Glass by Gwendolyn Clare
22. Love & War by Melissa de la Cruz
23. Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood
24. Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon
25. Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen
26. Queen of the Sea by Dylan Meconis*
27. Resistance by Jennifer A. Nielsen
28. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Rich
29. Spectacle by Jodie Lynn Zdrok
30. Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey
31. The Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom
32. The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen
33. The Defiant by Lesley Livingston
34. The Game of Hope by Sandra Gulland
35. The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi*
36. The Radical Element by Jessica Spotswood
37. The Unbinding of Mary Reade by Miriam McNamara
38. The Viking’s Chosen by Quinn Loftis
39. What the Night Sings by Vesper Stamper
40. Winging It by Miriam McNamara


How many books on this list do you want to read? Are there any other new historical YA books that should be on our radar? Tell us in the comments below!
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