All-new Seanan McGuire, Percy Jackson and Daughter of Sparta – these are the most exciting new young adult (YA) fantasy books in September 2023
Second daughters, Trojan Wars and the three quests of Percy Jackson. From epic animal fantasy to creepy paranormal and new YA romance and battles with immortal gods, these are some of the most anticipated new releases among YA fantasy books of September 2023.
Complete with titles, release dates, authors, synopsis and links to pre-order and buy your favourite new young adult fantasy book releases right now…
Awesome New YA Fantasy Books of September 2023
Sleep No More
Seanan McGuire, 5 September 2023
Book 17 of 18 in the October Daye Series sees October, content as the second daughter of pureblood parents, discover her perfect life is a façade. A twist of fate thrusts her into an alternate Faerie, shaped by Titania’s desires. Bound by the Summer Queen’s magic, October’s reality unravels. Surviving the perilous journey is her first challenge, for more than her life hangs in the balance in Sleep No More.
Erin Hunter, 5 September 2023
A standalone book from the Warriors universe. Ripple’s journey from a park to a new island home marks his commitment to a peaceful life. As his island becomes a haven for rogues, his sense of responsibility grows. But when old ties resurface and forest battles escalate, Riverstar faces a defining choice: protect his newfound Clan or his original family in Riverstar’s Home.
Storm of Olympus
Claire Andrews, 5 September 2023
The conclusion of the Daughter of Sparta trilogy. Daphne confronts her past, fears, and an unstoppable adversary even the gods fear. Stranded on Aeaea after the Trojan War, memories haunt her while she battles her newfound powers. As she unravels her lineage’s significance, the weight of kingdoms rests on her shoulders. Prophesied to destroy Olympus, she must either become a legendary hero or watch the world burn in Storm of Olympus.
The Forest Grimm
Kathryn Purdie, 19 September 2023
Clara, a brave 17-year-old, defies her fortune-teller grandmother’s dire predictions. She embarks on a perilous journey into the enigmatic Forest Grimm to secure the elusive Sortes Fortunae, a powerful book that can reverse her village’s curse and save her mother. However, within the eerie depths of the forest, Clara and her companion Axel must confront twisted fairy tales, elusive desires, and a relentless darkness that tests their determination to rewrite fate in The Forest Grimm.
The Chalice of the Gods
Rick Riordan, 26 September 2023
A standalone book from the world of Percy Jackson & the Olympians. As Percy Jackson looks forward to a normal senior year, the gods have different plans. In order to secure three letters of recommendation from Mount Olympus for college, Percy must embark on three quests. The first mission involves helping Zeus’s cup-bearer recover his goblet, which is at risk of falling into dangerous hands in The Chalice of the Gods.
The Scarlet Veil
Shelby Mahurin, 26 September 2023
In her role as the first huntswoman of the Chasseurs, Célie, along with her fiancé Jean Luc as captain, seeks to solidify her position and safeguard Belterra. However, echoes of her past linger, and a fresh malevolence emerges. Célie faces the challenge of quelling this new threat, risking succumbing to darkness herself in this gripping tale of determination and confronting one’s own shadows in The Scarlet Veil.
Foul Heart Huntsman
Chloe Gong, 26 September 2023
Book 2 in the Foul Lady Fortune duology. Amidst the impending 1932 Japanese invasion in Shanghai, national spy Rosalind Lang faces exposure. As the media frenzy surrounding her grows, she’s determined to rescue her missing husband, Orion. With her cover blown, she concocts a plan to leave under the guise of a national tour. Yet, a wrong turn during the tour leads to unexpected alliances, old secrets, and a dangerous mission to save her husband and her nation from a deadly chemical weapon in Foul Heart Huntsman.
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