The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing in February 2015


The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing in February 2015

For the next couple of minutes, you are about to be bombarded with a list of books you should read next month. Apologies to your TBR pile.

The 15 Most Anticipated YA Books Publishing In February 2015

(Most anticipated = YA books with the most adds on Goodreads as of January 20, 2015 when we collected the data.)

1. The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead

This is the 1,237,089th book in the series. Just kidding, it’s just the sixth, but it’s also the last so we’re both happy and incredibly sad about that.
On sale February 10th from Razorbill


2. RED QUEEN by Victoria Aveyard

It’s finally arriving! We’ve been obsessing over this book since the cover debuted last summer and soon we’ll finally have it in our possession! Graceling meets The Selection in debut novelist Victoria Aveyard’s sweeping tale of seventeen-year-old Mare, a common girl whose once-latent magical power draws her into the dangerous intrigue of the king’s palace. Will her power save her or condemn her?
On sale February 10th from HarperTeen


3. Invaded by Melissa Landers

The romantic sequel to Alienated takes long-distance relationships to a new level as Cara and Aelyx long for each other from opposite ends of the universe…until a threat to both their worlds reunites them.
On sale February 3rd from Disney-Hyperion



This one really, really, really brings the feels. Since her brother, Tyler, committed suicide, Lex has been trying to keep her grief locked away, and to forget about what happened that night. But as she starts putting her life, her family, and her friendships back together, Lex is haunted by a secret she hasn’t told anyone—a text Tyler sent, that could have changed everything.
On sale February 10th from HarperTeen


5. Shadow Study by Maris V. Snyder

Oddly enough, when Yelena was a poison taster, her life was simpler. But she’d survived to become a vital part of the balance of power between rival countries Ixia and Sitia. Now she uses her magic to keep the peace in both lands and protect her relationship with Valek.
On sale February 24th from Mira


6. The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

The Handmaid’s Tale meets Blood Red Road in Glass Arrow, the story of Aya, who lives with a small group of women on the run from the men who hunt them, men who want to auction off breeding rights to the highest bidder.
On sale February 10th from Tor Teen



This one is heartbreaking but ultimately so incredibly hopeful and absolutely needs to be read by everyone. Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness. There’s only one problem: she’s not sure she has the courage to do it alone. But once she discovers a website with a section called Suicide Partners, Aysel’s convinced she’s found her solution—Roman, a teenage boy who’s haunted by a family tragedy, is looking for a partner.
On sale February 10th from Blazer + Bray


8. A WICKED THING by Rhiannon Thomas

Oooooh! This one is absolute perfection for anyone who loves reading fairy tales or fairy tale retellings! Rhiannon Thomas’s dazzling debut novel is a spellbinding reimagining of what happens after the Prince wakes up Sleeping Beauty. Vividly imagined scenes of action, romance, and political intrigue are seamlessly woven together to reveal a richly created world… and Sleeping Beauty as she’s never been seen before.
On sale February 24th from HarperTeen


9. The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson

This is the third book in the bestselling, very chilling Shades of London series!
On sale February 10th from Putnam


10. I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios

Heather Demetrios is staking the YA world by storm. Last fall, we fell in love with her writing with Exquisite Captive, a very sexy fantasy series about jinn, and now she’s coming out with a romantic contemporary novel. Is there anything she can’t do? The story is about two people who despite their differences, their shared isolation turns into an unexpected friendship and soon, something deeper.
On sale February 2rd from Henry Holt


11. The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury

This book has one of the most fascinating premises ever and we can’t wait to read it! Seventeen-year-old Twylla lives in the castle. But although she’s engaged to the prince, Twylla isn’t exactly a member of the court. She’s the executioner.
On sale February 24th from Scholastic


12. Salt & Stone by Victoria Scott

This is the sequel to Fire & Flood! In Fire & Flood, Tella Holloway faced a dangerous trek through the jungle and across the desert, all to remain a Contender in the Brimstone Bleed for a chance at obtaining the Cure for her brother. She can’t quit–she has to win the race, save Cody, and then fight to make sure the race stops before it can claim any more lives. In the next legs of the race, across the ocean and over mountains, Tella will face frostbite, sharks, avalanche, and twisted new rules in the race.
On sale February 24th from Scholastic


13. Shutter by Courtney Alameda

When a routine ghost hunt goes awry, Micheline and the boys are infected with a curse known as a soulchain. As the ghostly chains spread through their bodies, Micheline learns that if she doesn’t exorcise her entity in seven days or less, she and her friends will die. Now pursued as a renegade agent by her monster-hunting father, Leonard Helsing, she must track and destroy an entity more powerful than anything she’s faced before . . . or die trying.
On sale February 3rd from Feiwel & Friends


14. Collide by Melissa West

This is the third book in The Taking series! Military legacy Ari Alexander has survived alien spies, WWIV, and a changing world order. But when the new leader of Earth uses Jackson—the only boy she’s ever let herself care about—to get to her, Ari has no choice but to surrender.
On sale February 9th from Entangled Teen


15. UNLEASHED by Sophie Jordan

This is the highly anticipated sequel to Uninvited! Davy has spent the last few months trying to come to terms with the fact that she tested positive for the kill gene HTS (also known as Homicidal Tendency Syndrome). She swore she would not let it change her, and that her DNA did not define her . . . but then she killed a man. Now on the run, Davy must decide whether she’ll be ruled by the kill gene or if she’ll follow her heart and fight for her right to live free. But with her own potential for violence lying right beneath the surface, Davy doesn’t even know if she can trust herself.
On sale February 24th from HarperTeen


More great books publishing next month!


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