New releases: May 2016 – young adult

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Ready for the top 5 new releases of May 2016 in the young adult genre? Here they are!

  1. The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye (The Crown’s Game #1)
    Publication date: May 17th 2016
    Vika Andreyeva can summon the snow and turn ash into gold. Nikolai Karimov can see through walls and conjure bridges out of thin air. They are enchanters—the only two in Russia—and with the Ottoman Empire and the Kazakhs threatening, the Tsar needs a powerful enchanter by his side. And so he initiates the Crown’s Game, an ancient duel of magical skill—the greatest test an enchanter will ever know.
  2. Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
    Publication date: May 3rd 2016
    When you are a politician’s daughter who’s pretty much raised yourself, you learn everything can be planned or spun, or both. Especially your future. Because here’s the thing—if everything’s planned out, you can never find the unexpected. And where’s the fun in that?
  3. The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout
    Publication date: May 17th 2016
    For some people, silence is a weapon. For Mallory “Mouse” Dodge, it’s a shield. Growing up, she learned that the best way to survive was to say nothing. And even though it’s been four years since her nightmare ended, she’s beginning to worry that the fear that holds her back will last a lifetime.
  4. Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
    Publication date: May 24th 2016
    San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. Clare’s is off-limits to all but the wealthiest white girls, Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery, only to discover that getting in was the easiest part. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes.
  5. If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
    Publication date: May 3rd 2016
    Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret. There’s a reason why she transferred schools for her senior year, and why she’s determined not to get too close to anyone. Because the secret that Amanda’s been keeping? It’s that she used to be Andrew.

Are any of these new Young Adult gems ending up on your to-read list? Or did you read them already? Don’t hesitate to let me know in the comments!

Other new releases of May 2016 can be found by genre right here on Goodreads.

Happy reading,

Loes M.

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