Death Prefers Blondes
The YA genre continues to grow in diversity and quality every single year. And even though 2019 is just getting started, the number of incredible YA books released so far is impressive. From the start of a new fantasy epic from Leigh Bardugo to a short-story collection focused on a wide range of black experiences to the drag-queen-led caper you didn't know your life was missing, the sheer breadth of the quality storytelling on display is enough to make readers of all ages flock to the genre. Break out your TBR list, because these are the best YA books of 2019, and they're demanding your attention in a major way.