One to Watch Books is your monthly guide to upcoming YA releases you should be geeking-out over. Calendars and TBR lists at the ready, here are your One To Watch Books for July. Let’s get reading!
July 5, 2016: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
July 5, 2016: Learning to Swear in America by Katie KennedyEarth is threatened by a massive asteroid and 17 year old science prodigy Yuri can stop it. That’s if anyone at NASA will listen to him. When Yuri meets Dovie, a normal (and very pretty) teenager, he’s reminded of the what it means to live in the world he’s trying to save.This debut novel is life, the universe and all heart. Check Katie’s twitter for dates on the July blog tour.
July 12, 2016: Shiny Broken Pieces (Tiny Pretty Things #2) by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle ClaytonThe world of ballet is full of gossip, lies and scandal. Book 2 in the Tiny Pretty Things series has the return of June, Bette and Gigi fighting for the spotlight. And with a prestigious spot with the American Ballet Company on the line, no one is fighting fair. We can’t wait to see which prima ballerina will soar and which will suffer. May the best swan win!
July 12, 2016: The Shadow Hour (The Girl at Midnight #2) Melissa GreyThis sequel to The Girl At Midnight starts with a startling revelation for Echo. With her destiny laid out before her, she must face both light and dark. She’s already lost family and friends, but that may not be all she loses to the Dragon Prince who pursues her.This books has all the elements to keep us reading late into the night. Bring on the book hang-over!
July 19, 2016: A World Without You by Beth RevisBo is a 17 year old attending a school for kids with supernatural powers.Bo is a 17 year old suffering from delusions.Bo can travel through time and most save his girlfriend who’s been lost in the past.Bo is in denial after his girlfriend commits suicide.Beth Revis’s new novel shows us a world in and out of a mind that might be flawed. Whether or not Bo is gifted with superpowers or mentally ill, his feelings are real. He may not be able to save his girlfriend, but he might be able to save himself.
July 26, 2016: How to Hang A Witch by Adriana MatherBeing the new girl in school is rough. But being the new girl in Salem, Massachusetts who is the descendant of a famous witch with classmates who want to burn you at the stake is HELL. And did I mention the handsome ghost and the curse? It’s Mean Girls meets The Crucible in this modern day classic.
July 26, 2014: P.S. I Like You by Kasie WestWhen Lily mindlessly doodles song lyrics on her desk in chemistry, she certainly doesn’t expect to find a response the next day. Before she knows it she’s passing notes between a nameless, faceless, anonymous boy…and she falling for him. But when he turns out to be the last person she expects can she find it in herself to follow her heart?
July 31, 2014: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, by JK Rowling
“The Eight Story, Nineteen Years Later.” Not much more needs to be said about the biggest news in Pottermore since the death of Dumbledore. If you’re lucky enough to be seeing the premier of the play in London, do us a favor: Keep Calm and No Spoilers!
So that’s it for our July One To Watch Books. Join us next month for another #OTWBooks round-up. Happy Reading!