14 New Teen Books Coming Out in October

Here are 14 teen books coming out in October that are getting a lot of positive attention and reviews:

Apple: Skin to the Core by Eric Gansworth

Beyond the Ruby Veil by Mara Fitzgerald

Blazewrath Games by Amparo Ortiz

Breathless by Jennifer Niven

Come On In: 15 Stories about Immigration and Finding Home by Adi Alsaid

Daughters of Jubilation by Kara Lee Corthron

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Eventide by Sarah Goodman

Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez

Hush by Dylan Farrow

Junk Boy by Tony Abbott

My Heart Underwater by Laurel Flores Fantauzzo

The Puppetmaster’s Apprentice by Lisa DeSelm

The Truth Project by Dante Medema

News to Wake Your Brain Cells – Oct 2


22 Latinx middle grade titles filled with magic, found family, and more – SLJ

2020 Halloween reads for kids and teens – Publishers Weekly

Cynthia Kadohata and the redemptive power of change – SLJ

Middle grade nonfiction meets a big moment – Publishers Weekly

Misty Copeland says movies like Black Swan get ballerinas all wrong – Oprah Magazine

New groups aim to get more Latinx stories to young readers – NPR

The wild reason Netflix is being sued over Enola Holmes – Fansided


Budgeting for the new normal: libraries respond to COVID-19 funding constraints – Library Journal

It took COVID closures to reveal just how much libraries do beyond lending books – Observer

Libraries and social services go hand and hand, especially in the pandemic – MarketPlace

Public libraries are giving away an insane amount of free food – Shareable


5 K-Pop YA books to tide you over until Next Comeback – Teen Vogue

12 new YA books that will wow you this October – PopSugar

2020 LGBTQIA+ graphic novels for young readers – Publishers Weekly

Number of young adult writers of color doubles to almost 20% (in UK) – The Guardian

Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies will finally be a movie – Tor.com

Tomi Adeyemi is one of TIME’s Most Influential People – Tor.com