Eagerly anticipating in 2013…

I did this last year and have managed to read almost all of the books on that list (one or two yet to come out), so here’s looking forward to what 2013 has in store!

Dystopian and/or sci-fi universes, often coming in trilogies
Currently untitled (Divergent book #3) – Veronica Roth
Requiem – Lauren Oliver
Shades of Earth – Beth Revis
All Our Yesterdays – Cristin Terrill
Scarlet – Marissa Meyer

Contemporary YA
The Moon And More – Sarah Dessen
Jane Austen Goes To Hollywood – Abby McDonald
Improper Order – Deirdre Sullivan
The Book of Broken Hearts – Sarah Ockler
Just One Day – Gayle Forman
The Lucy Variations – Sara Zarr
Isla and the Happily Ever After – Stephanie Perkins
Severed Heads, Broken Hearts – Robyn Schneider
Things I Can’t Forget – Miranda Kenneally
Five Summers – Una LaMarche
Undone – Cat Clarke
[If you're looking for more 2013 contemporary YA things to anticipate, this post is a post of wonder.]

Contemporary young teen/pre-teen
The Chocolate Box Girls: Sweet Honey – Cathy Cassidy
Ask Amy Green: Wedding Belles – Sarah Webb
Ask Eva (World Book Day book) – Judi Curtin
(untitled Jenny Q sequel) – Pauline McLynn
Marco Impossible - Hannah Moskowitz

Fantasy and/or otherwise spooky or weird (YA and older-kids)
Wormwood Gate – Katherine Farmar
Close Your Pretty Eyes – Sally Nicholls
Untold – Sarah Rees Brennan
Picture Me Gone – Meg Rosoff [actually no idea what category this will fit into, but 'weird' feels like a safe bet]
Invisibility – David Levithan & Andrea Cremer
Transparent – Natalie Whipple

Historical (kids)
Family Tree #1 – Ann M Martin
Friends Forever #3: The Mystery Tour – Judi Curtin

Grown-uppy contemporary books
He’s Gone – Deb Caletti
The Memory Box – Sarah Webb
Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories – Kevin Barry (ed.)
It Felt Like A Kiss – Sarra Manning
Wedding Night – Sophie Kinsella

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