by Rachel Cohn (Disney-Hyperion). The Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlistcoauthor delves into science fiction with the start of a new series.
The Blessed by Tonya Hurley (Simon & Schuster) launches a supernatural romance series that reimagines the martyrdoms of three saints, by the author of ghostgirl.
Crewel by Gennifer Albin (Macmillan/FSG) marks the first in a dystopian trilogy about a girl fighting her powerful destiny.
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (Disney-Hyperion). Ruby must escape from a government-run “rehabilitation camp” for teens with paranormal powers.
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes (Penguin/Razorbill). The paranormal romance and urban fantasy author Michelle Rowen takes a pseudonym for the launch of a high fantasy series.
False Memory by Dan Krokos (Disney-Hyperion). Miranda wakes up on a park bench with no memories, but discovering that she possesses terrifying powers.
Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (Simon & Schuster). The first YA novel from the author of the Immortals After Dark series (and the first in the Arcana Chronicles) concerns a wealthy Louisiana girl whose life is upended by an apocalyptic event.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press). Mystery, romance, and the supernatural suffuse the first in a new four-book series from the author of the Shiver trilogy.
Wake by Amanda Hocking (St. Martin’s Griffin) focuses on three modern-day sirens who cast a spell over the seaside town of Capri.
Deviants by Maureen McGowan (Amazon Children’s Publishing). Book one of the Dust Chronicles is set in a post-apocalyptic world in which a 16-year-old orphan with mutated DNA must protect her younger brother.