Over the past few months, I have acquired quite a lot of books. Mostly due to the Young Adult Literature Conference that I went to in October, I bought a whopping 25 books!
Here are all of the books that I purchased:
1.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The Illustrated Edition
by, J.K. Rowling; Illustrations by Jim Kay
Young Adult fantasy about an orphaned boy who has no idea he is a famous wizard. The illustrations in this edition are very well done and bring a new experience to re-reading the series! It is a must-have for every Potterhead!
2. The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen
by, Katherine Howe
Young Adult Historical Fantasy involving an aspiring filmmaker and a mysterious girl set in New York City.
3. Blood of My Blood
by, Barry Lyga
This is the third installment in a young adult mystery thriller featuring a serial killer and his struggling son.
4. The Young Elites
by, Marie Lu
This is the new, young adult fantasy series where we see the aftermath of a country struck by a deadly disease. Not only has their world changed forever, but a new group, the Young Elites, has risen with special gifts.
5-7. The Legend Trilogy
by, Marie Lu
This is the young adult, bestselling series where the country’s most wanted criminal meets a boy whose on a mission to avenge his brother’s recent death.
8. The Uninvited
by, Cat Winters
This is a young adult paranormal, historical story where a young girl, struck by the flu, awakens to the frightening ability to see ghosts.
9. M. Train
by, Patti Smith
This is a memoir following an artist’s life told through cafes and other events from around the world.
by, Katherine Howe
This is a young adult, historical novel following a prep school who is becoming a hotspot of a mysterious disease where students are struck with seizures and even hair-loss.
11. All Fall Down
by, Ally Carter
This is a young adult mystery about an embassy and a girl who wants revenge.
12. Bone Gap
by, Laura Ruby
This is a young adult fantasy where gaps are the norm. It is no surprise when Rosa goes missing leaving Finn and Sean on their own.
13. A Night Divided
by, Jennifer A. Nielsen
This story surrounds a family before the Berlin Wall is built. Within a night, Gerta’s family is divided by the tragic construction.
14. Ash & Bramble
by, Sarah Prineas
This is a young adult Cinderella re-telling that features the dark, TRUE story behind what really happened to the girl named Pin.
15. Trial by Fire
by, Josephine Angelini
In this young adult fantasy, Lily is allergic to everything which makes her life complicated at best. But when an incident at school leaves her embarrassed, she suddenly finds herself in a whole new, horrific world.
16. Prisoner of Night and Fog
by, Anne Blankman
When your uncle is Adolf Hitler, you grow up under layers of secrets and darkness. Being his favorite, she struggles when she finds herself becoming closer to a cute Jewish reporter.
17. Snow Like Ashes
by, Sara Raasch
This young adult fantasy is of a society enslaved by the Kingdom of Winter. But eight survivors may be all the country needs to rebuild the monarch and save everyone.
18. The Spiritglass Charade
by, Colleen Gleason
If you are fans of Sherlock Holmes, you will love this young adult steampunk, mystery featuring Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes as they try to solve another case.
19. The Scorpion Rules
by, Erin Bow
This is a young adult fantasy surrounding a world where if your country engages in warfare, your royal heir will die.
20. Walk on Earth a Stranger
by, Rae Carson
This young adult fantasy during a gold rush. Lee has a secret that can be dangerous if people begin to find out: she can sense gold.
21. A Madness So Discreet
by, Mindy McGinnis
This young adult thriller full of asylums and madness!
22. The Wrath of the Dawn
by, Renee Ahdieh
In this young adult fantasy/romance, the boy-king takes on a new bride every night only to murder them before dawn. When a girl’s best friend becomes his next victim, she takes it upon herself to stop the madness.
by, David Arnold
Roadtrip! Mim decides to embark on a thousand mile journey on a Greyhound bus to find her mother.
24. The Creeping
by, Alexandra Sirowy
In this young adult horror/thriller, two girls disappear and only one returns..
25. Six of Crows
by, Leigh Bardugo
In her new, young adult series, we follow six people who are about to try to accomplish an impossible heist.
I can definitely say that this is a successful book haul! Let me know in the comments below which book is your favorite?!