Silver Petticoat’s Winter 2017 YA Book Preview


book-wait-for-me-feature-1It’s that time of year again. Another season is upon us, which means there’s another season of anticipated books to enjoy.

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In the middle of the incredulity that another year has passed, and a new one is here, there is at least one thing I most anticipate about any new season. The new books authors and publishing houses have in store for avid readers. Even at this early stage, 2017 is shaping up to be amazing, with the promise of so much more to come.

The list below is in no way, shape or form a comprehensive one, but it’s a small look at what’s to come. Specifically, today I’m giving you a little peek into the YA books (from all genres like contemporary to fantasy and romance!) arriving on store shelves in January – March.

Silver Petticoat’s Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

Listed by release date

1. Dark Tempest by Annette Marie

January 6 | Fantasy/Mythology Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

I don’t know anything about this one but it looks interesting. I love the fact that it deals with mythology and seems like it has a complex story arc. Add on Goodreads.

2. RoseBlood by A.G. Howard 

January 10 | Fantasy (Retelling)book-roseblood

A retelling of The Phantom of the Opera is not something I run across often, so naturally, this one has the potential to be amazing. Add on Goodreads.

3. Windwitch by Susan Dennard

January 10 | Fantasy Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

Dennard’s follow up to Truthwitch is sure to be an intriguing way to continue the story. Add on Goodreads.

4. Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth

January 17 | Sci-Fi (Fantasy) book-carve-the-mark-veronica-roth

The hotly follow up to Roth’s international best-selling Divergent series is less than two weeks away. Add on Goodreads.

5. By Your Side by Kasie West

January 31 | Contemporary Romance Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

What says perfect Valentine’s Day read more than a novel by Kasie West? This one involves a couple being locked in a library together. Cue the “aww” reactions. Add on Goodreads.

6. Caraval by Stephanie Garber

January 31 | Fantasy Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

The buzz surrounding this debut has been insane. To be honest, I can’t say I blame the curiosity. Add on Goodreads.

7. Wait for Me by Caroline Leech

January 31 | Historical Romance Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

A WWII romance novel about a Scottish girl working on her father’s farm and the German POW she falls in love with. Add on Goodreads.

8. Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

February 9 | Fantasy Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

One of 2017’s debut, this is a sci-fi fantasy adventure about a Crown Princess and a war refugee all set in, what appears to be, a dazzling dystopian world. Add on Goodreads.

9. Collide by Michelle Madow

February 9 | Fantasy (Time Travel)book-collide-1

Time travel romance is a sure way to induce plenty of swoons. If you read and liked Michelle’s indie debut, Remembrance, I suspect you’d enjoy this. Add on Goodreads.

10. The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine

February 14 | Fantasy (Retellings) Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

Inspired by the Rumpelstiltskin fable, this fantasy novel sounds like an adventure not to be missed. Add on Goodreads.

11. Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

February 21 | Fantasy Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

Pitched as “The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen of the Tearling,” this fantasy novel is sure to intrigue those who love darker fairy tales. Add on Goodreads.

12. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

February 28 | Historical (Swashbuckler) Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

Tricia’s debut novel tells the story of a 17-year-old pirate captain and her adventures, which includes her capture by a handsome pirate! Add on Goodreads.

13. For Love and Honor by Jody Hedlund

March 7 | Historical Romance Winter 2017 YA Book Preview

The final novel in Hedlund’s debut YA trilogy continues the medieval adventures with Sir. Bennet’s story. Add on Goodreads.

14. The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato

March 21 | Contemporary YA Book Preview

This tells the story of a girl who, after losing her brother, goes on a journey to discover who he really was. Add on Goodreads.

15. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

March 28 | FantasyWinter 2017 YA Book Preview

One of the genre’s most popular authors, Taylor follows up her Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy with this 500+ page fantasy novel. Add on Goodreads.


Which of these are you most anticipating? Comment down below! I’d love to chat with you about all those books you plan to read this winter.

Also arriving in stores this winter:

(Links to Goodreads Page)

Wayfarer (Fantasy) by Alexandra Bracken (January 3)
Starfall (Sci-Fi) by Melissa Landers (February 7)
Rise of Fire (Magical Fantasy) by Sophie Jordan (February 9)
The Last of August (Contemporary Mystery) by Brittany Cavallaro (February 14)
King’s Cage (Fantasy) by Victoria Aveyard (February 17)
The Ship Beyond Time (Sci-Fi, Time Travel) by Heidi Heilig (February 28)
The Great Pursuit (Fantasy) by Wendy Higgins (March 7)
Hunted (Fantasy/Retellings) by Meghan Spooner (March 14)

Rissi JC

CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Rissi is a self-diagnosed Bookaholic and TV fandom addict. She’s currently an avid blogger and reader who enjoys interacting with readers, and often dreams about finishing her first novel. When not writing or reading, she can be found working as an INSPYs advisory board member or contributing to e-zines. Her scribbles are housed on her blog Finding Wonderland (http://www.rissiwrites.com).

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