February 2020 Monthly Reads

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The Monthly Reads are back! It’s time to freshen up those TBR piles with some great YA books!!

If you are new to my blog and aren’t fully aware what ‘Monthly Reads‘ are, every month, I come out with a list of FIVE books that are either new releases, recent favs, or YA veterans that have recently been on my radar.

You’ll find a wide variety of stories from all types of genres, so there should be a book perfect for you!

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So without further adieu, here are the five books I’m excited to get to!

P.S. I Still Love You (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before #2) by Jenny Han

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50605803._SY475_“Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter.

She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.

When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Timesbestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.



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Published: 26 May 2015

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance

Pages: 353

Click HERE to jump on over to Goodreads.


A Heart So Fierce and Broken (Cursebreakers #2) by Brigid Kemmerer

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42952728Find the heir, win the crown.

The curse is finally broken, but Prince Rhen of Emberfall faces darker troubles still. Rumors circulate that he is not the true heir and that forbidden magic has been unleashed in Emberfall. Although Rhen has Harper by his side, his guardsman Grey is missing, leaving more questions than answers.

Win the crown, save the kingdom.

Rumored to be the heir, Grey has been on the run since he destroyed Lilith. He has no desire to challenge Rhen–until Karis Luran once again threatens to take Emberfall by force. Her own daughter Lia Mara sees the flaws in her mother’s violent plan, but can she convince Grey to stand against Rhen, even for the good of Emberfall?

The heart-pounding, compulsively readable saga continues as loyalties are tested and new love blooms in a kingdom on the brink of war.

In the sequel to New York Times bestselling A Curse So Dark and Lonely, Brigid Kemmerer returns to the world of Emberfall in a lush fantasy where friends become foes and love blooms in the darkest of places.



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Published: 7 January 2020

Publisher: Bloomsbury YA

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Retelling

Pages: 450

Click HERE to jump on over to Goodreads.


Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli & Aisha Saeed

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43615530New York Times bestselling authors Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed have crafted a resonant, funny, and memorable story about the power of love and resistance.

YES
Jamie Goldberg is cool with volunteering for his local state senate candidate—as long as he’s behind the scenes. When it comes to speaking to strangers (or, let’s face it, speaking at allto almost anyone), Jamie’s a choke artist. There’s no way he’d ever knock on doors to ask people for their votes…until he meets Maya.

NO
Maya Rehman’s having the worst Ramadan ever. Her best friend is too busy to hang out, her summer trip is canceled, and now her parents are separating. Why her mother thinks the solution to her problems is political canvassing—with some awkward dude she hardly knows—is beyond her.

MAYBE SO
Going door to door isn’t exactly glamorous, but maybe it’s not the worst thing in the world. After all, the polls are getting closer—and so are Maya and Jamie. Mastering local activism is one thing. Navigating the cross-cultural romance of the century is another thing entirely.



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Published: 4 February 2020

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance

Pages: 448

Click HERE to jump on over to Goodreads.


Malice by Pintip Dunn

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37638107What I know: a boy in my school will one day wipe out two-thirds of the population with a virus.

What I don’t know: who he is.

In a race against the clock, I not only have to figure out his identity, but I’ll have to outwit a voice from the future telling me to kill him. Because I’m starting to realize no one is telling the truth. But how can I play chess with someone who already knows the outcome of my every move? Someone so filled with malice they’ve lost all hope in humanity? Well, I’ll just have to find a way—because now they’ve drawn a target on the only boy I’ve ever loved… 



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Published: 4 February 2020

Publisher: Entangled Teen

Genre: Young Adult SciFi

Pages: 350

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Skyward (Skyward #1) by Brandon Sanderson

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39348113._SY475_Spensa’s world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what’s left of the human race, and becoming one has always been Spensa’s dream. Since she was a little girl, she has imagined soaring skyward and proving her bravery. But her fate is intertwined with that of her father’s—a pilot himself who was killed years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving Spensa the daughter of a coward, her chances of attending Flight School slim to none.

No one will let Spensa forget what her father did, yet fate works in mysterious ways. Flight school might be a long shot, but she is determined to fly. And an accidental discovery in a long-forgotten cavern might just provide her with a way to claim the stars.



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Published: 6 November 2018

Publisher: Delacorte Press

Genre: Young Adult SciFi / Fantasy

Pages: 510

Click HERE to jump on over to Goodreads.


What books are you most excited about? 

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Until next time..

Happy Reading!

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