Don’t Miss Fierce Reads at YALLFest 2021!

November 10, 2021 | 12:00 PM

Don’t Miss Fierce Reads at YALLFest 2021!

By Team Fierce Reads
Y’all, we cannot wait to tell you about all of our plans for YALLFest this year! Join us from November 12 - 13 for some top-notch new book recs, exclusive egalley giveaways, and author events we think you’re going to love.


Don't miss bestselling authors Marissa Meyer and Marie Lu live in conversation on Instagram! Tune in Thursday, November 11 at 5pm PT / 8pm ET. And check out the full list of YALLFest events here.

Fierce Reads Recommends

With so many amazing books coming out, we simply can’t wait to share them with you all. Enter all six of our digital galley giveaways to be one of the first people to read our most highly anticipated releases! Fierce Reads Recommends: Upcoming Must Reads (ends 11/22) We All Fall Down by Rose Szabo Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore Cold by Mariko Tamaki The Red Palace by June Hur The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina Fierce Reads Recommends: Can’t Miss Debuts (ends 11/22) One for All by Lillie Lainoff Ophelia After All by Racquel Marie Icebreaker by A. L. Graziadei Fierce Reads Recommends: Retellings (ends 11/22) Daughters of a Dead Empire by Carolyn Tara O’Neil Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix by Aminah Mae Safi The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh Digital Galley Sweepstakes: Serendipity by Marissa Meyer (ends 11/22) Digital Galley Sweepstakes: The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta (hosted by YALLFest) Digital Galley Sweepstakes: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin (hosted by YALLFest)

Must-Read Books for Sale

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney A fresh take on an old classic, A Blade So Black is Alice in Wonderland as urban fantasy with a black teen heroine.           Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé Gossip Girl meets Get Out in this YA contemporary thriller by debut author Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé about two students, Devon Richards & Chiamaka Adebayo, and their struggles against an anonymous bully.           A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C.B. Lee Two intrepid girls hunt for a legendary treasure on the deadly high seas in this YA remix of the classic adventure novel Treasure Island.           A Face for Picasso by Ariel Henley Ariel explores beauty and identity in her young-adult memoir about resilience, sisterhood, and the strength it takes to put your life, and yourself, back together time and time again.           All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace Set in a kingdom where danger lurks beneath the sea, mermaids seek vengeance with song, and magic is a choice, Adalyn Grace’s All the Stars and Teeth is a thrilling fantasy for fans of Stephanie Garber’s Caraval and Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series.         As She Fades by Abbi Glines From the #1 New York Times- and USA Today-bestselling author of the Rosemary Beach and The Vincent Boys series, Abbi Glines delivers another smoldering, compulsively readable YA romance.           Bad Girls Never Say Die by Jennifer Mathieu From the acclaimed author of Moxie comes a gripping gender-flipped reimagining of The Outsiders that explores the deep bonds of female friendship and what it takes to be a "bad girl."           Blade of Secrets by Tricia Levenseller In the first book in Tricia Levenseller's exciting new YA fantasy duology, a teenage blacksmith with social anxiety is forced to go on the run to protect the world from the most powerful magical sword she's ever made.         Broken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia With southern charm, underground martial arts, and red-hot chemistry, this contemporary romance will break your heart and put it back together again.           Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas In this LGBT paranormal YA, a trans boy determined to prove his gender to his traditional Latinx family summons a ghost who refuses to leave.           Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Tomi Adeyemi's dazzling debut, the first installment in a sweeping West African-inspired YA fantasy trilogy about a young girl who must fight against the monarchy to bring magic back to her people.           Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley A groundbreaking YA thriller about a Native teen, caught between worlds, who goes undercover to root out the crime and corruption threatening her community           Gearbreakers by Zoe Hana Mikuta Two girls on opposite sides of a war discover they're fighting for a common purpose—and falling for each other—in Zoe Hana Mikuta's high-octane debut, perfect for fans of Pacific Rim and Marie Lu's Legend series.         Gilded by Marissa Meyer Marissa Meyer, #1 New York Times-bestselling author, returns to the fairytale world with this haunting retelling of Rumpelstiltskin.           Lakesedge by Lyndall Clipstone A lush, gothic fantasy from debut author Lyndall Clipstone about monsters and magic, set on the banks of a cursed lake, perfect for fans of Naomi Novik and Brigid Kemmerer.           Little Thieves by Margaret Owen A scrappy maid must outsmart both palace nobles and Low Gods in a new YA fantasy retelling by Margaret Owen, author of the Merciful Crow series.           Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas When children start to go missing in the local woods, a teen girl must face her fears and a past she can't remember to rescue them in this atmospheric Peter Pan retelling.           May the Best Man Win by ZR Ellor A trans boy enters a throw-down battle for the title of Homecoming King with the boy he dumped last summer in this compelling contemporary YA debut.           Me (Moth) by Amber McBride An exquisite and uplifting debut novel-in-verse about a teen girl who is grieving the deaths of her family, and a teen boy who crosses her path.           Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy by Melissa de la Cruz Real life and fairy tales collide in a new middle-grade series from #1 New York Times–bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.           Renegades by Marissa Meyer Enter the Renegades Trilogy, a high-stakes world of adventure, passion, danger, and betrayal from bestselling author Marissa Meyer.           Shadow and Bone (Series Tie-In Edition) by Leigh Bardugo Enter the Grishaverse with book one of the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, now on Netflix as an original series. This edition features exclusive cover art from the show!         Six of Crows (Series Tie-In Edition) by Leigh Bardugo Enter the Grishaverse with the #1 New York Times bestseller Six of Crows, now on Netflix as part of the original series Shadow and Bone. This edition features exclusive cover art from the show!           Skyhunter by Marie Lu Laced with adrenaline and nonstop action, #1 New York Times–bestselling author Marie Lu creates an immersive world broken by war where danger waits around every corner and loyalty is life.           So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix by Bethany C. Morrow Four young Black sisters come of age during the American Civil War, this warm and powerful YA remix of the classic novel Little Women, by national bestselling author Bethany C. Morrow.         The Midnight Lie by Marie Rutkoski Set in the world of the New York Times–bestselling Winner's Curse, Marie Rutkoski returns with an epic LGBTQ fantasy romance about learning to free oneself from our rules for ourselves.           The Ones We're Meant to Find by Joan He When a series of manmade disasters rocks the planet, a 16-year-old STEM prodigy will have to decide if she’s ready to use science to help humanity.           There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool For generations the Seven Prophets guided humanity with their visions, ending wars and uniting nations—until the day they vanished, leaving behind the promise of a looming Age of Darkness and the birth of a Prophet who could be the world's salvation... or the cause of its destruction.         We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal In this thrilling debut YA fantasy set in alt-Arabia, a huntress masquerades as a boy in a tournament where the Prince of Death is tasked to kill her—unless the prize does first.           What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson This stunning debut novel tells the story of broken people trying to survive. Beautiful and brutal, this story is perfect for fans of Patrick Ness, Laura Ruby, and Meg Rosoff.          


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