Gwen & Kate's Library

Two sisters' reviews of Young Adult and Middle Grade books, inspired by their lovely library.

Gwen’s Most Anticipated Book Releases in 2016

Books I can’t wait for in 2016! Young Adult in genre, these books are a mix of author and series debuts along with series continuations, ordered by release date. Enjoy! (Books with an asterisk (*) next to the title means I’m extra excited!!)

Edit: Even better than my list is this lengthy list from Barnes & Noble: 26 Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2016 (or their Contemporary Fiction novels list if that’s your thing–or their list of awesome lists!). Highly recommended! Also got me excited about these books I’m adding to my list:

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard (January 5)

The Impostor Queen by Sarah Fine (January 5)

Thief of Lies by Brenda Drake (Library Jumpers #1) (January 5)

These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shanker and Kelly Zekas (February 9)!

Original List:

Passenger by Alexandra Bracken, released: January 5th

Sword and Verse by Kathy MacMillan, released: January 19th

Night Study by Maria V. Snyder, released: January 26th

The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman, released: January 26th

Into the Dim* by Janet B. Taylor, released: March 1st

Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie, released: March 1st

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton, released: March 8th

Stone Field by Christy Lenzi, released: March 29th

The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski, released: March 29th

Flamecaster* by Cinda Williams Chima, released: April 5th

The Passion of Dolssa by Julie Berry, released: April 12th

The Crown* by Kiera Cass, released: May 3rd

The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye, released: May 17th

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab, released: June 7th

Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories by Stephanie Perkins, released: June 14th

And I Darken* by Kiersten White, released: June 28th

Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine, released: July 5th

A Torch Against The Night* by Sabaa Tahir, released: August 30th

Of Fire and Stars* by Audrey Coulthurst, released: September

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo, released: September 22nd

2016 certainly seems like the year for fantasy debut authors… (also, I must say, year for repetitive, vague, and pretty boring titles… oh well that’s the fad we’re in right now) plenty to choose from all year long! Any that stand out to you?

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One comment on “Gwen’s Most Anticipated Book Releases in 2016

  1. Pingback: Top Ten Tuesday #31: 2015 Releases I Meant To Get To… But Didn’t | Gwen & Kate's Library

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