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I’ll be updating this list throughout the year, but here are some of my most anticipated YA releases! I know I’m forgetting a ton, so feel free to leave a few titles in the comments if you remember one you think I’d love. I italicized the ones I have yet to read, put an asterisk next to review copies I plan on getting to soon, and bolded my favorites so far:


  • Frostblood by Elly Blake (3 stars)
  • Roseblood by A.G. Howard (2 stars)
  • Heartstone by Elle Katharine White (4 stars)
  • The Dark Days Pact by Alison Goodman (3.5 stars)
  • Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (3 stars)
  • Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall (3 stars)
  • Blood of Wonderland by Colleen Oakes (2 stars)
  • Caraval by Stephanie Garber (5 stars)
  • Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer (2.5 stars)
  • Windwitch by Susan Dennard (3.5 stars)
  • Wayfarer by Alexandra Bracken (3.5 stars)
  • By Your Side by Kasie West (2.5 stars)


  • Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas (3.5 stars)
  • Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones (4 stars)
  • Cashmere by Temple West (5 stars)
  • The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig (3.5 stars)
  • The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera (2.5 stars)
  • We Are Okay by Nina LaCour (3 stars)
  • The Valiant by Lesley Livingston (4.5 stars)
  • Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin (1 star)
  • #Famous by Jilly Gagnon (3 stars)
  • The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins (2 stars)
  • My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella (4 stars)
  • A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (5 stars)
  • Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza (4 stars)
  • King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (5 stars)
  • Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller (2.5 stars)
  • Starfall by Melissa Landers (2 stars)


  • Hunted by Meagan Spooner (4 stars)
  • You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner (5 stars)
  • Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde (5 stars)
  • Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves (DNF)
  • The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco (3 stars)
  • Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik (5 stars)
  • Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (5 stars)
  • Radio Silence by Alice Oseman (4.5 stars)
  • A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi (5 stars)


  • Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer (2.5 stars)
  • The Upside of Unrequited (4.5 stars)
  • Literally by Lucy Keating (3 stars)
  • Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer (2.5 stars)
  • Alex & Eliza by Melissa de la Cruz (4.5 stars)
  • Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis (1.5 stars)
  • Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett (5 stars)
  • Unearthly Things by Michelle Gagnon (2.5 stars)
  • Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima (5 stars)
  • Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray (3 stars)
  • The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares (2 stars)


  • A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas (5 stars)
  • The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye (2.5 stars)
  • Avenged by Amy Tintera (4 stars)
  • Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh (5 stars)
  • The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember (3.5 stars)
  • Ramona Blue by Julie Murphy (5 stars)
  • The Black Witch by Laurie Forest (1 star)
  • Dark Breaks the Dawn by Sara B. Larson (2.5 stars)
  • I Believe in a Thing Called Love by Maurene Goo (5 stars)
  • Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare (5 stars)
  • When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon (4 stars)
  • The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich (4 stars)
  • That Thing We Call a Heart by Sheba Karim (5 stars)
  • Romancing the Throne by Nadine Jolie Courtney (1.5 stars)
  • And We’re Off by Dana Schwartz (2.5 stars)
  • Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith (2 stars)


  • Roar by Cora Carmack (4.5 stars)
  • Want by Cindy Pon (4 stars)
  • Once and for All by Sarah Dessen (4 stars)
  • The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue (3.5 stars)
  • Perfect Ten by L. Philips (1.5 stars)
  • Saints and Misfits by S.K. Ali (5 stars)
  • Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts (3 stars)
  • Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau (2 stars)
  • Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (3.5 stars)


  • Lucky in Love by Kasie West (3 stars)
  • The Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz (3 stars)
  • The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana (4 stars)
  • I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski (5 stars)


  • Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo (5 stars)
  • Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic (DNF)
  • Sparks of Light by Janet B. Taylor (2.5 stars)
  • Dress Codes for Small Towns by Courtney C. Stevens (3 stars)
  • Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller (2 stars)


  • One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake (4 stars)
  • An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson (5 stars)
  • Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust (4 stars)
  • Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco (4 stars)
  • Mean Girls: A Novel by Micol Ostow (2 stars)
  • Warcross by Marie Lu (5 stars)
  • Tower of Dawn by Sarah J Maas (5 stars)
  • Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows (4.5 stars)
  • The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo (5 stars)
  • Fireblood by Elly Blake (3.5 stars)
  • Night of Cake & Puppets by Laini Taylor (5 stars)
  • Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Chashore (3 stars)
  • Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett (4 stars)
  • The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken (3 stars)


  • Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao (5 stars)
  • The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano (4 stars)
  • That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston (3.5 stars)
  • The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (2.5 stars)
  • Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi (2.5 stars)
  • All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater (currently reading)


  • Renegades by Marissa Meyer (5 stars)


  • Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill (4 stars)
  • Here, There, Everywhere by Julie Durango (3 stars)



  • Everless by Sara Holland (5 stars)
  • The Cruel Prince by Holly Black (5 stars)
  • The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert (4 stars)
  • Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu
  • Reign the Earth by A.C. Gaughen (3 stars)
  • Between the Blade and the Heart by Amanda Hocking (currently reading)
  • Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh
  • Unearthed by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner (4 stars)
  • Sightwitch by Susan Dennard
  • Shadowsong by S. Jae-Jones
  • The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden (4 stars)
  • A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Cole


  • The Traitor’s Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  • Immortal Reign by Morgan Rhodes
  • The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross (4 stars)
  • The Traitor Prince by C.J. Redwine
  • Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine (currently reading)
  • Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston (3.5 stars)
  • Iron, Ink, and Glass by Gwendolyn Clare
  • Blood of a Thousand Stars by Rhoda Belleza
  • Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce
  • The Defiant by Lesley Livingston
  • The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton


  • Obsidio by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
  • To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
  • The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton
  • The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
  • Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi


  • Beyond a Darkened Shore by Jessica Leake (3 stars)
  • Circle Unbroken by Zoraida Cordova
  • Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir
  • Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
  • Isle of Blood and Stone by Makiia Lucier
  • Stormcaster by Cinda Williams Chima


  • Red Queen #4 by Victoria Aveyard
  • Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne
  • The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green
  • Throne of Glass #7 by Sarah J Maas
  • My Plain Jane
  • Allied by Amy Tintera
  • The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen
  • Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh


  • Rage by Cora Carmack

The Rest of the Year

  • Save the Date by Morgan Matson
  • The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
  • The Half King by Melissa Landers
  • Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson
  • The Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin
  • The Forest Queen by Betsy Cornwell
  • Rise of the Empress #2 by Julie C. Dao
  • Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
  • Seafire by Natalie C. Parker
  • Dark of the West by Joanna Hathaway
  • The Green Witch by Corin Howell
  • Circle of Shadows by Evelyn Skye
  • The Weight of Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth
  • Three Dark Crowns #3 by Kendare Blake

40 comments on “Most Anticipated 2017 Releases”

  1. You have most of my most anticipated releases on your list! I’m also looking forward to the U.S. release of Black Light Express (Railhead’s sequel).

    • Yes! That definitely makes sense. I’m quite grateful to get the ARCs, otherwise I would be in the same boat!!

  2. Your book reviews are amazing. I base what I read off of what you recommend! I wanted to ask you do you have the link for the short stories for Throne of Glass? Thanks

  3. Ugh, I cannot wait for Caraval! I hear nothing but the best about it! And I need to get reading The Star-Touched Queen series. But that backlist TBR, it’s something I need to conquer first.

  4. I am looking forward to many of the books on the list but my favorites that are coming out is The Dire King (Jackaby #4) by William Ritter and Murder Among The Stars (Girl About Town #2) by Adam Shankman!

  5. I’d like to know whether anybody seen of DietOramy diet plans regime (google to learn more)? I’ve seen of it from a friend who already lost lots of extra fat, but he’s kind of a fanatic, so is there anybody ordinary out there :O to testify the? particular capability of this diet plans regime?

  6. See on mingi karm enesepiitsutamine, mis tegelikult ära väsitab, et tahaks jõuda seda seda seda ja seda, aga ei jõuaa.Mul ei ole isegi last ja ma isegi ei korista ka nii palju, ega küta tubasid soojaks ega tee 14tunniseid tööpäevi Ja ma ikkagi olen kaa nii hullult väsinud, sest ma mõtlen koguaeg neile eneseteostuse lollustele.. päriselt ei teosta ennast kaa, sest ei jõua praegu lihtsalt See on see seletamatu «kevad»väsimuse needus lihtsalt äkki? Päike tuleb juba!!

  7. Everyone eats sugar. Your body can’t exist without it..Theres sugar in fruit but, it is better than table sugar which she probably avoids. I really wonder how truthfully celebrities are about their diets. Everything they say becomes an advertisement and, I wouldn’t be shocked if sometimes they fib because they’re getting a kickback from some company. That could just be the conspiracy theorist in me tho

  8. There are a lot of parallels in terms of the gender composition of teaching and social work, too, Carrie. What do you think would make a difference? Is unionization the answer? Is it political action? Is it uniting with other, ‘downtrodden’ professions? Does advocating for ourselves really take away from advocating for our clients, or, in fact, would enhancing the power of our profession put us in a better position to advocate for our clients? Is our reluctance to advocate for ourselves an extension of our overall inhibitions about collective action?

  9. I’d just go ahead and settle with them. Your credit/Fico score is already in the toilet. Settle and save yourself some money. And DON’T get into that kind of debt again. Pay cash next time, with some of that money you have. Put a chunk into savings too, don’t fritter it away.

  10. Forumurile sunt mai greu de administrat de aceea multi oameni prefera sa scrie pe blog-uri. Eu prefer forum-urile pentru ca sunt mai iteractive si ai libertate mai mare de exprimare. In plus, pe un forum este un moderator care nu da voie oricui sa posteze orice fara legatura cu subiectul.

  11. 261Haluaisin huomauttaa, että laktoosittoman ruokavalion tapauksessa voisi hyvin käyttää laktoosittomia tuotteita ruuan valmistuksessa. Nykyisinhän löytyy kermat, maidot yms. laktoosittomina versioina, jotka maistuvat samalle kuin alkuperäiset tuotteet.Mielestäni ravintoloiden kannattaisi tehdä tehdä kaikki maitoa sisältävät ruuat ja jälkiruuat suoraan laktoosittomina versioina, niin meille laktoosi-intolerantikoille löytyisi paremmin valinnanvaraa nykyiseen verrattuna. Terveet ihmisetkään eivät tästä kärsisi edes maun muodossa.

  12. So many good books to look forward too. I’m anxious to read An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson. Can’t wait!

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