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January 2014 Releases!

By

Vanessa Di Gregorio

How are we already halfway through January? And how is it already 2014?!

Not that I’m complaining, because this just means it’s the start of yet another year of AWESOME. And because I need of all of the books! Okay, okay… granted, I can barely see my floors now – but let’s be honest, that isn’t going to stop me. (Yes, I realize I sound like an addict. No, I don’t think I need help. Unless help involves you enabling me and buying me more books – in which case, YES, I DO need your help!).

But before I highlight some of the January MG and YA releases that have caught my eye, I’d like to point out that we have cause to celebrate – because PC’s very own Jodi Meadows is celebrating the release of the last book in her NEWSOUL trilogy! INFINITE is out at the end of this month (EEEEEEEEEEEE!), so this year is off to a damn good start. WOOHOO JODI!

And now, on to the goods!

January 1

Moonkind
MOONKIND by Sarah Prineas (MG Fantasy)

January 2

Shadowplay
SHADOWPLAY by Laura Lam (YA Fantasy)

January 7

 Defy  Jinxs-Magic  The-Paladin-Prophecy
DEFY by Sara B. Larson (YA Fantasy)
JINX’S MAGIC by Sage Blackwood (MG Fantasy)
ALLIANCE by Mark Frost (YA Fantasy)

Independent-Study  The-True-Adventures-of-Nicolo-Zen  Phoenix-Island
INDEPENDENT STUDY by Joelle Charbonneau (YA Science Fiction)
THE TRUE ADVENTURES OF NICOLO ZEN by Nicholas Christopher (YA Historical)
PHOENIX ISLAND by John Dixon (YA Thriller)

Enders  See-Jane-Run  Flame
ENDERS by Lissa Price (YA Dystopian)
SEE JANE RUN by Hannah Jayne (YA Mysteru)
FLAME by Amy Kathleen Ryan (YA Science Fiction)

Fugitive-X  Unhinged  Passionaries
FUGITIVE X by Gregg Rosenblum (YA Dystopian)
UNHINGED by A.G. Howard (YA Fantasy)
PASSIONARIES by Tonya Hurley (YA Paranormal)

Promise-Bound   Untitled-1
PROMISE BOUND by Anne Greenwood Brown (YA Fantasy)
BEING SLOANE JACOBS by Lauren Morrill (YA Contemporary)

When-I-Was-the-Greatest   Little-Blue-Lies
WHEN I WAS THE GREATEST by Jason Reynolds (YA Contemporary)
LITTLE BLUE LIES by Chris Lynch (YA Mystery)

January 14

Hollow-City  Vitro  Stormbringer
HOLLOW CITY by Ransom Riggs (YA Paranormal / Horror)
VITRO by Jessica Khoury (YA Science Fiction)
STORMBRINGER by Shannon Delany (YA Fantasy)

January 21

The-Rule-of-Three  Avalon  The-Scar-Boys
THE RULE OF THREE by Eric Walters (YA Post Apocalyptic)
AVALON by Mindee Arnett (YA Science Fiction)
THE SCAR BOYS by Len Vlahos (YA Contemporary)

Almost-Super  Fake-ID  Five-Six-Seven-Nate
ALMOST SUPER by Marion Jensen (MG Fantasy)
FAKE ID by Lamar Giles (YA Mystery)
FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, NATE! by Tim Federle (MG Contemporary)

January 23

Fragile-Spirits   A -Mad-Wicked-Folly
FRAGILE SPIRITS by Mary Lindsey (YA Fantasy)
A MAD, WICKED FOLLY by Sharon Biggs Waller (YA Historical)

January 28

Infinite  The-Unbound  The-Queens-Choice
INFINITE by PC’s own Jodi Meadows (YA Science Fiction / Fantasy)
THE UNBOUND by Victoria Schwab (YA Fantasy)
THE QUEEN’S CHOICE by Cayla Kluver (YA Fantasy)

The-Lost-Planet  Her-Dark-Curiosity  Timestorm
THE LOST PLANET by Rachel Searles(MG Science Fiction)
HER DARK CURIOSITY by Megan Shepherd (YA Historical / Fantasy)
TIMESTORM by Julie Cross (YA Science Fiction / Time Travel)

Uninvited  Bird
UNINVITED by Sophie Jordan (YA Dystopian)
BIRD by Crystal Chan (MG Contemporary)

And-We-Stay   No-Place
AND WE STAY by Jenny Hubbard (YA Contemporary)
NO PLACE by Todd Strasser (YA Contemporary)

January 30

Minders
MINDERS by Michele Jaffe (YA Science Fiction)

I’m sure I missed a bunch of January releases – so if  you know about any,  let me know in the comments! And add them to my Goodreads January YA & MG Releases list.

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Vanessa Di Gregorio works in publishing as a sales rep at Ampersand, a book and gift sales agency. She is also a former literary agency intern. When she isn’t out selling books and talking to bookstores, Vanessa can be found over at Something Geeky, GoodreadsTwitter, or writing for Paper Droids.

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10 Comments

  1. Posted January 16, 2014 at 6:55 am | Permalink

    So many awesome books. I already read Defy and The Lost Planet. Both are good. I’m dying to read Enders. You missed Cruel Beauty, a Beauty & the Beast retelling.

    • Posted March 27, 2014 at 10:16 pm | Permalink

      ARRRGH! I knew I had missed a big one! I had been hearing a lot about Cruel Beauty, too. Thanks Natalie! :)

  2. Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:25 am | Permalink

    Thanks for another awesome round-up V! I’m also anxiously awaiting Rossi’s INTO THE STILL BLUE, which is out 1/28. :)

    • Gwen Cole
      Posted January 16, 2014 at 9:45 am | Permalink

      This is what I was going to say. Into the Still Blue!! And also Sercet, by Brigid Kemmerer. :D

  3. Nanna Lundgaard
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 8:39 am | Permalink

    You’re missing Into The Still Blue (Under The Never Sky #3)! I’m so excited to read it when it comes out January 28!

  4. stephanie garber
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 7:09 pm | Permalink

    I always love these posts! Thanks for putting this list together. I’m also really excited about Cruel Beauty and Into the Still Blue!

  5. Caitlin Vanasse
    Posted January 16, 2014 at 10:05 pm | Permalink

    I only know this because my find texted me to tell me she loved it but Erased, the final book in the Altered duet came out January 7th: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17899846-erased

    Thanks for this list Vanessa, it was great to see all of the January books together in one place. There are so many!

  6. Posted March 27, 2014 at 10:19 pm | Permalink

    Oh! Thanks – I didn’t know about Erased!

    And I’m happy to put these lists together :) So I’m glad people enjoy them!

  7. Posted July 28, 2014 at 12:38 pm | Permalink

    Can you tell us more about this? I’d love to find
    out more details.

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