• Natasha Watts

This Week in YA Lit (February 29 - March 6)

Here's this week's nifty compilation of YA lit happenings.


Natasha's Pick:

A Study in Charlotte, by Brittany Cavallero

Description (from Amazon): The first book in a witty, suspenseful new trilogy about a brilliant new crime-solving duo: the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. This clever page-turner will appeal to fans of Maureen Johnson and Ally Carter.

Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte Holmes; after all, their great-great-great-grandfathers are one of the most infamous pairs in history. But the Holmes family has always been odd, and Charlotte is no exception. She’s inherited Sherlock’s volatility and some of his vices—and when Jamie and Charlotte end up at the same Connecticut boarding school, Charlotte makes it clear she’s not looking for friends.

But when a student they both have a history with dies under suspicious circumstances, ripped straight from the most terrifying of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Jamie can no longer afford to keep his distance. Danger is mounting and nowhere is safe—and the only people they can trust are each other.

Other Releases:

Girl Last Seen, by Heather Anastasiu and Anne Greenwood Brown

Guile, by Constance Cooper

Beyond the Red, by Ava Jae

In Real Life, by Jessica Love

Character, Driven, by David Lubar

Seven Black Diamonds, by Melissa Marr

Did I Mention I Need You?, by Estelle Maskame

The Awakening of Sunshine Girl, by Paige McKenzie with Alyssa Sheinmel

Every Second Counts, by Sophie McKenzie

The Girl Who Fell, by S.M. Parker

The Lifeboat Clique, by Kathy Parks

Unforgivable, by Amy Reed

Into the Dim, by Janet B. Taylor


Enter to win copies of Atlantis Quest, Holding Court, In Real Life, and more from Adventures in YA Publishing.

Enter to win a $400 corset and a selection of paranormal romance novels from Urban Epics.

Enter to win an Eco Heart Oracle deck from author Ingrid Koivukangas.

And don't forget to check out the many YA giveaways on Goodreads, including The Raven Boys, Eleanor & Park, and Nowhere But Here.


Author Jeremy Scott (The Ables) is doing an AMA in /r/books on February 29th.

Author Gloria Craw (Atlantis Quest) is doing an AMA in /r/books on March 2nd.

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