YA Debuts 2018

List of debut YA authors with a release in 2018
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ReadWriteLove28 Just a FYI this list is supposed to be YA but there are a handful of MG books.

Also, Amy Ewing isn't a debut author.


These Violent Delights (Robin) All these titles should be removed, these are not by debut authors

Defy the Worlds
The Cerulean
Court of Shadows
The Smoke Thieves
Untitled Standalone Cass
The Edge of Everything 2


message 3: by Asteropê (new)

Asteropê Also not debut authors/books -

The Last to Let Go - Amber Smith (#60)


message 4: by Elle (new)

Elle (ellexamines) also Kara Thomas' book


These Violent Delights (Robin) Court of Shadows is not a debut


message 6: by Cimone (new)

Cimone Watson The same goes for Jennifer Niven's Untitled book.


Jessica (The Psychotic Nerd) Removed Furyborn by Claire Legrand


message 8: by Cindy ✩☽♔ (last edited Nov 12, 2017 10:49PM) (new)

Cindy ✩☽♔ Removed Other Birds by Christina Collins. It is stated in the description that it is a middle-grade contemporary novel.


Cindy ✩☽♔ Removed The Magic of Melwick Orchard by Rebecca Caprara, it is a middle-grade novel


message 10: by Cindy ✩☽♔ (new)

Cindy ✩☽♔ Removed The Land of Yesterday by K.A. Reynolds as it also appears to be middle-grade and is already included on the list of Middle Grade Novels of 2018


message 11: by Elle (new)

Elle (ellexamines) Last To Let Go isn't a debut, by the way!


message 12: by rachel ☾ (new)

rachel ☾ #11: removed.


message 13: by rachel ☾ (new)


message 14: by Jasmine (last edited Jan 31, 2018 10:43AM) (new)

Jasmine Removed:
Untitled, no sale date.
Borderland, pushed back to 2019
Trail of Lightning, book is not YA
The Turnaway Girls, book is MG
The Hotel Between, book is MG


message 15: by Vicky Again (new)

Vicky Again How sure are we that #49 (The Art of Escaping) is a debut? It looks like the author coauthored Wakefield whose main characters are teens.


message 16: by percy (new)

percy a court of miracles (#32) is 2019 :)


message 17: by byeol (new)

byeol The Cruel Prince is not a debut novel.


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