With new opportunities, events, and changes, New Year brings romance, thriller, and mythology through young adult books. Yes, in recent years, the young adult and contemporary romance genres have grown popular every day. If you are looking for just that, you are at the right place. In this article, we are going to read about the 10 most anticipated young adult novels of 2023.

The Stolen Heir by Holly Black

10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 - The Stolen Heir by Holly Black
10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 – The Stolen Heir by Holly Black

It’s been eight years of the Battle of the Serpent. Lady Nore is utilizing an ancient relic to create a monster of snow and stick who will help her with revenge. The child queen, Suren is the only person who has some power over her mother. She fled to the human world. Suren is haunted by the torments she endured in the Court of Teeth. When storm hag, Bogdana chases her, heir to Elfhame, Prince Oak saves her. They were once promised to get hitched and he is also the one she has resented for years.

Mysteries of Thorn Manor by Margaret Rogerson

Mysteries of Thorn Manor by Margaret Rogerson
Mysteries of Thorn Manor by Margaret Rogerson

Elisabeth Scrivener is starting her new life with sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn. Now that Silas, their demon companion has arrived, the nosy news about them is also powerful outside. On the other hand, the wards are supposed to keep them and the Thorn Manor safe. However, it is compelling Elisabeth, Nathaniel, and maid Mercy to stay. The three of them begin to question the reason behind this magic and they have to find out a way out before Midwinter Ball.  

Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 - Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert
10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 – Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert

Bradley is perfect – a star footballer, comes on top in all his classes except the ones with his ex-best friend Celine, and he manages his OCD well. Celine is all about social media and conspiracy theories. She is still not cool to sit at the table of the popular kids. This is why Bradley left her. At present, they only share academic rivalry and petty insults. Due to a survival course in the woods, they would have to team up together and this will give them time to recall their good history.

Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amelie Wen Zhao

Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amelie Wen Zhao
Song of Silver, Flame Like Night by Amelie Wen Zhao

Lan originally had a different name. Now she has the name given by invaders, colonizers, and killer of her mother. She spends her days looking for answers of past and a strange mark in her arm. Zen is a practitioner and one of the fabled magicians of the Last Kingdom. Their magic was rumored to have been drawn from the demons. This magic must be hidden from Elantians.

The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan

10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 - The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan
10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 – The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson is hoping to spend a normal senior year. Sadly, the gods are not yet done with him. He has to fulfill three quests to get the necessary letter of recommendation from Mt. Olympus for college. Their first quest of Percy is to help Zeus’ cup-bearer regain the goblet before any wrong person gets hold of it.

Missing Clarissa by Ripley Jones

Missing Clarissa by Ripley Jones
Missing Clarissa by Ripley Jones

August 1999 – Popular cheerleader Clarissa Campbell Disappears from a party in the woods outside Oreville and is never seen again. The police interrogate teachers, friends, and acquaintances, and all of them have something to hide. Due to Clarissa’s beauty, this news captures the attention of the nation. However, due to a lack of evidence the case dies down. Over twenty years later, juniors of Oreville high school and best friends Cameron and Blair start a true crime podcast willing to unravel the story of urban legend. In the process, they uncover a few dirty small-town secrets – the truth of Clarissa’s relationship with her boyfriend and teacher who had a good reason for wanting Clarissa dead.

Begin Again by Emma Lord

10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 - Begin Again by Emma Lord
10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 – Begin Again by Emma Lord

Andie wants to transfer from community college to Blue Ridge State with a major in psychology and maintain her goal of self-help figure. However, the moment Andie arrives the rest of her plans seem like high expectations. Her relationship with her boyfriend Connor gets more complicated when she learns she transferred out of Blue Rigid to her college. Andie’s roommate Shay needs a major and her coffee-guzzling grump Milo is disrupting her notions of love and relationship. When Andie discovers her power of voice as the anonymous Squire on the school’s pirate station which her mum founded, she learns that not all best-laid plans are right.

Chain of Thorns by Cassandra Clare

Chain of Thorns by Cassandra Clare
Chain of Thorns by Cassandra Clare

Cordelia Carstairs has lost all that was important to her. Now she is in Paris with Matthew Fairchild with the hope of forgetting her sorrows. Reality hits her when she learns Tatiana Blackthorn has escaped the Adamant Citadel and London is under the threat of Belial, the Prince of Hell. She returns to London and the secret that Belial is her best friend’s grandfather is revealed by an unexpected enemy. Cordelia wants to protect her ex, James. She is stuck between her love for James which she believed is hopeless and a new possible future with Matthew.

Where Darkness Blooms by Andrea Hannah

10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 - Where Darkness Blooms by Andrea Hannah
10 Most Anticipated Young Adult Novels of 2023 – Where Darkness Blooms by Andrea Hannah

The town of Bishop is popular for windstorms and endless fields of sunflowers and missing women. When three more women disappear on a stormy night, it does not surprise anyone. With the secrets coming to the surface, Delilah would like to take care of the other girls and move on with her boyfriend Bennett. But, Delilah can’t stand her touch. Whitney has lost both her mother and girlfriend and now her only comfort is a weathervane that seems to whisper to her. Whitney’s twin sister Jude would rather stay away from everything. All of them know something or hiding something.

The Witch and the Vampire by Francesca Flores

The Witch and the Vampire by Francesca Flores
The Witch and the Vampire by Francesca Flores

Ava and Kaye were best friends until one night due to a vampire invasion, Kaye’s mother died and Ava turned into a vampire. Since then Ava is trapped in her house. Her mother Eugenia needs her. Ava still has her witch power and her mother must take them to hide that she is also a vampire. She wants to get out of this confinement and stop her mother’s plans to ruin the town. Ava must flee to the forest and ask for help from other vampires. On the other hand, Kaye’s training is over and she is ready to kill all the vampires that can be a threat to the town including Ava. The night Ava escapes, Kaye follows her with a different intention and Ava is hoping to rekindle their relationship. However, the forest is more dangerous than they can imagine.

Also Read: 10 Most Anticipated Debut Novels of 2023

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