We have all been there. A new popular book comes out, and we put our names on the hold list. Even the digital copies can have a wait time of a few weeks. What do we read in the meantime? Below you will find New York Times YA Best Sellers list, with alternative titles from our collection to tide you over while you wait. All of these alternate titles were selected using the Novelist Plus library database, and the list was pulled from the New York Times Young Adult Hardcover bestseller list.
1. 15 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Rebecca Ross
Two young rival journalists find love through a magical connection.
1. Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan
2. The Girl who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh
3. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
2. NEW THIS WEEK
FOUL HEART HUNTSMAN
by Chloe Gong
Margaret K. McElderry
Under the guise of a world tour, Rosalind sets out to save her kidnapped partner, Orion.
Sequel to Foul Lady Fortune
1. The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
2. Snow & Poison by Melissa De La Cruz
3. Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte
3. NEW THIS WEEK
THE SCARLET VEIL
by Shelby Mahurin
Célie investigates a series of murders in which the victims are drained of their blood.
1. In Every Generation by Kendare Blake
2. Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
3. Hunter by Mercedes Lackey
4. 4 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Alice Oseman
Siblings Tori, Charlie and Oliver deal with life challenges over the holiday season.
1. What if it's Us by Becky Albertalli
2. Bloom by Kevin Panetta
3. Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki
5. 2 WEEKS ON THE LIST
A STUDY IN DROWNING
by Ava Reid
Dark forces try to thwart Preston and Effy's efforts to unravel the mysteries of author Emrys Myrddin's Hiraeth Manor.
1. These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
2. Dread Nation by Justine Ireland
3. The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith
6. 29 WEEKS ON THE LIST
LONG LIVE THE PUMPKIN QUEEN
by Shea Ernshaw
Sally, the new Queen of Halloween Town, must save her town from a sleeping curse.
Go the Distance by Jen Calonita
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber
7. 6 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Adalyn Grace
Fate, Death's brother, is determined to have Signa for himself at any cost.
Sequel to Belladonna
1. Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
2. The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco
3. The Girl Who Fell Beneath The Sea by Axie Oh
8. 44 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Holly Jackson
Six friends on a spring break road trip in an R.V. are the target of a sniper.
1. All Fall Down by Ally Carter
2. That Weekend by Kara Thomas
3. These Deadly Games by Diana Urban
9. 22 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Alice Oseman
Tori Spring is determined to find out who's behind the blog called Solitaire, which has caused serious pranks at her school.
1. When We Were Magic by Gailey, Sarah
2. Factory Girls: a Novel by Gallen, Michelle
3. A Beginners Guide to Murder by Stopps, Rosalind
10. 4 WEEKS ON THE LIST
THE SPIRIT BARES ITS TEETH
by Andrew Joseph White
Silas Bell can hear the ghosts of missing students at Braxton's begging for help.
1. Howl by Shaun David Hutchinson
2. The Honeys by Ryan La Sala
3. She is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran