October this year introduced us to monumental new releases and paperbacks we cannot wait for you to read. This month brought us a new eerie Margaret Rogerson, a Benjamin Alire Sáenz sequel, and even a repackage of a timeless YA series.
Must-Read YA Books That Came Out in October 2021
1. Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson
From the New York Times bestselling author of Sorcery of Thorns and An Enchantment of Ravens comes a thrilling new YA fantasy about a teen girl with mythic abilities who must defend her world against restless spirits of the dead.
2. Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an achingly romantic, tender tale sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mary H.K. Choi.
3. Daughters of Jubilation paperback by Kara Lee Corthron
From the award-winning author of The Truth of Right Now comes a “lyrical” (PopSugar), grounded fantasy in the vein of Dread Nation that follows a black teen as she finds her place among a family of women gifted with magical abilities.
4. Magic Dark and Strange paperback by Kelly Powell
The Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes in this thrilling historical fantasy about a girl with the ability to raise the dead who must delve into her city’s dangerous magical underworld to stop a series of murders.
5. Unwind repackage by Neal Shusterman
Three teens fight for their lives and each other in this breathtakingly suspenseful first book in the twisted, New York Times bestselling Unwind Dystology series by Neal Shusterman. This riveting series is now out with gorgeous new covers!