January 2019 Young Adult Picks

January YA PicksKick start your new year with these exciting books, all coming out in January!

two canTwo Can Keep a Secret by Karen M. McManus (out 1/8)
Forced to return to the picturesque town where her aunt went missing as a teen and a homecoming queen was murdered five years earlier, Ellery navigates an anonymous assailant’s threats about the school’s homecoming events while uncovering dark community secrets.

a sky for usA Sky for Us Alone by Kristin Russell (out 1/8)
In Strickland County—a forgotten stretch of land in Southern Appalachia—there isn’t a lot of anything to go around. But when eighteen-year-old Harlowe Compton’s brother is killed by the Praters—the family who controls everything, from the mines to the law to the opioid trade—he wonders if the future will ever hold more than loss.

only a breathOnly a Breath Apart by Katie McGarry (out 1/22)
A boy who dreams of working his family’s land in spite of a daunting curse and a girl who is desperate to escape her “charmed” small-town life work together to pursue their separate goals before their secrets and growing attraction complicate their plans.

circleCircle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye (out 1/22)
Eager to prove themselves in a peaceful kingdom, two magic apprentice warriors on the brink of graduating infiltrate a camp of mysterious soldiers who lead one of them on a transformative mission of deception.

king of scarsKing of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (out 1/29)
A talented young king journeys to his country’s most magical places to vanquish a dark magical force within him that is challenging his efforts to forge new alliances and build a defense against a rising threat.