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. 3 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
2. 25 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
3. NEW THIS WEEK
by Margaret Owen
Vanja inadvertently starts a cult and Emeric is sent to make sure she's not committing religious fraud. Sequel to Little Thieves.
The Queen's Assassin by De La Cruz, Melissa
Rebel of the Sands by Hamilton, Alwyn
Throne of Glass by Maas, Sarah J.
4. 3 WEEKS ON THE LIST
WARRIOR GIRL UNEARTHED
by Angeline Boulley
Perry and Pauline Firekeeper-Birch discover that a local university is holding on to deceased Anishinaabe remains. Features characters from Boulley's first novel, Firekeeper's Daughter.
1. The Killing Code By Marney, Ellie
2. The Black Coats by Oakes, Colleen
3. The Athena Protocol by Sarif, Shamim
5. NEW THIS WEEK
I HAVE SOMETHING TO TELL YOU—FOR YOUNG ADULTS
by Chasten Buttigieg
The educator and advocate describes growing up gay in a small Midwestern town.
On Top of Glass: My Stories as a Queer Girl in Figure Skating by Manta, Karina
Out!: How to be Your Authentic Self by McKenna, Miles
Abuela, Don't Forget Me by Ogle, Rex
6. 20 WEEKS ON THE LIST
NICK AND CHARLIE
By Alice Oseman
Nick and Charlie question whether their love is strong enough to survive being apart when Nick leaves for university.
Features the characters from Heartstopper.
1. Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
2. Bloom by Kevin Panetta
3. Camp by Lev Rosen
7. 39 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Alex Aster
Every 100 years the island of Lightlark appears and a deadly competition called the Centennial takes place.
1. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
2. All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody
3. Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
8. 33 WEEKS ON THE LIST
THE FIRST TO DIE AT THE END
by Adam Silvera
In this prequel to "They Both Die at the End," Orion and Valentino attend the premier of Death-Cast in Times Square.
1. Kate In Waiting by Becky Albertalli
2. Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
3. Fans of the Impossible Life by Kate Scelsa
9. 6 WEEKS ON THE LIST
THE LITTLE MERMAID: AGAINST THE TIDE
by J. Elle
Ariel and her siblings must find their abducted sister, Mala, before the Coral Moon approaches.
1. What Once was Mine by Liz Braswell
2. Go the Distance by Jen Calonita
3. Almost There by Farrah Rochon
10. 3 WEEKS ON THE LIST
by Becky Albertalli
Balzer + Bray
Imogen Scott, who is straight, goes along with a tale told by her friend Lili that the two of them dated.
1. She Gets the Girl by Lippincott, Rachael
2. It's Kind of a Cheesy Love Story by Morrill, Lauren
3. The Meet-cute Project by Richardson, Rhiannon
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