13 Upcoming October YA Titles

October is usually the spoOoOoOoOoOoOkiest month of the year, but let’s be honest…this whole year has been damn spooky. That being said, here are 13 October titles that will hopefully make the tenth month of this year a great one.

1The Forest of Ghost and Bones
by Lisa Lueddecke
October 1

2Blazewrath GamesBlazewrath Games
by Amparo Ortiz
October 6
by Leslie Rush
October 6
4I Hope You're ListeningI Hope You’re Listening
by Tom Ryan
October 6
5One Way or AnotherOne Way or Another
by Kara McDowell
October 6
6Over the Woodward WallOver the Woodward Wall
by A. Deborah Baker
October 6
7We Were Restless ThingsWe Were Restless Things
by Cole Nagamatsu
October 6
8Above All ElseAbove All Else
by Dana Allison Levy
October 13
9This Is All Your FaultThis Is All Your Fault
by Aminah Mae Safi
October 13
10You Know I'm No GoodYou Know I’m No Good
by Jessie Ann Foley
October 13
11The Deep Blue BetweenThe Deep Blue Between
by Ayesha Harruna Attah
October 15
12Among the Beasts & BriarsAmong The Beasts & Briars
by Ashley Poston
October 20
13Magic Dark and StrangeMagic Dark and Strange
by Kelly Powell
October 27


Writing Spaces and Retreats Booked All Night

Writing Spaces and Retreats

This week we had the quintessential Spring writing chat: what to do about our writing spaces and where to take them. Writing spaces have shrunk during the pandemic and many coffee houses still aren’t offering in person seating. How do we writers get away and respark our motivation when we don’t have the space to stretch our creative muscles? The answer: writing retreats. But are retreats worth it? That and more on this week’s episode.

Ask Maureen Johnson A Question

Maureen Johnson is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of several YA novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, Suite Scarlett, The Name of the Star, and Truly Devious. She has also done collaborative works, such as Let It Snow with John Green and Lauren Myracle (now on Netflix), and several works in the Shadowhunter universe with Cassandra Clare. Her work has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and The Guardian, and she has also served as a scriptwriter for EA Games. She has an MFA in Writing from Columbia University and lives in New York City.

An Interview with Molly E Lee

You know what Court of Wings and Ruin needed? More smut. We discuss this and other amazing things in this interview with Molly E Lee.

Published by D.S. Davis

Hello, my name is D.S. Davis. I am a YA and Middle Grade writer currently seeking an agent. I am the MFA in Creative Writing program coordinator at Sierra Nevada University, where I graduated in January 2020 having studied specifically writing for children and young adults. I'm a Jersey boy who has moved to Truckee, California in pursuit of mountain living and to immerse myself in the writing program that changed my life. I can be found on Twitter and Instagram @thedsdavis

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