With Amazon Prime Day just around the corner, we鈥檙e already making a list of things that we鈥檙e dying to see go on sale. Along with kitchen appliances, televisions, and bathing suits, we鈥檙e also keeping our eyes peeled for any sweet book deals that could kick-start our summer reading goals. Here are 13 brand-new young adult books coming out this month that we鈥檙e beyond excited about 鈥 honestly, we鈥檒l probably end up putting them in our Amazon cart whether they go on sale or not.

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

1. The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James ($18): Romy Silvers is a space-traveling teen who grew up on board a spaceship called the Infinity. But when a tragedy takes the lives of both her parents, she finds herself completely alone in space 鈥 well, apart from brief messages from her therapist on Earth. Luckily, NASA is sending another ship called the Eternity to join the Infinity, and Romy is already exchanging exciting messages with the captain of the vessel. Trust us, this intergalactic young adult novel will have you staying up well past your bedtime.

Publishing Date: July 3

2. Zen and Gone by Emily France ($19): With her mother spending more time stoned than sober ever since marijuana was legalized, 17-year-old Essence McKree feels like she has to be the sole parent of her nine-year-old sister Puck. But her parental duties are put on hold when Essence meets brainy Oliver, who is relocating to Boulder, Colorado, for the summer, and her little sister pushes her to drop her guard and show him her childhood hometown. On one of their summer gallivants, Essence and Oliver decide to compete in a three-day survival game in the Rocky Mountains 鈥 but after spending the night stuck in a storm, they realize that Puck has followed them to the mountains and is now missing. This action-packed novel is equal parts high-stakes survival tale and sweet coming-of-age romance.

Publishing Date: July 3

3. Bright We Burn by Kiersten White ($19): All right, And I Darken fans鈥 we鈥檝e waited long enough! The last installment of the trilogy is finally fresh off the presses. Returning to the tumultuous setting of the Ottoman Empire, Mehmed is focused on becoming the sultan of his people, but neighboring ruler Lada won鈥檛 rest until everyone knows her country鈥檚 borders are secure. With a war between the two brewing, this is one exciting conclusion you won鈥檛 want to miss.

Publishing Date: July 10

4. I鈥檓 Not Missing by Carrie Fountain ($19): Miranda Black鈥檚 best friend in the world, one of the only people who was there for her when her mother abandoned her as a child, suddenly runs away during senior year. Navigating the mysterious disappearance of her bestie, an unlikely first relationship, and the pressures of looming adulthood, Miranda鈥檚 senior year is off to an interesting start in this thrilling young adult novel by author Carrie Fountain.

Publishing Date: July 10

5. Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding ($26): Frances Metcalfe鈥檚 full-time job is trying to keep up with her troubled son, so when he gets accepted into the elite Forrester Academy, she鈥檚 beyond thrilled at the chance of having a much-needed restart. But after yet another troubling incident, the Metcalfes are once again shunned by the community. Luckily, Frances finds a friend in beautiful, wealthy, confident, and fellow Forrester mom Kate Randolph. But with dangerous secrets being concealed and betrayal just around the corner, this new domestic drama is all set to be absolutely chilling.

Publishing Date: July 10

6. Things Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It by Kerry Winfrey ($18): Just months away from the procedure to correct her underbite and plagued by the fear of dying during the surgery, Jolie and her friends make a bucket list: 鈥淭hings Jolie Needs to Do Before She Bites It (Which Is Super Unlikely, but Still, It Could Happen).鈥 From eating every appetizer at Applebee鈥檚 to finally smooching her crush, this sweet coming-of-age story will make you cringe with memories of your own brace-face years.

Publishing Date: July 10

7. SweetFreak by Sophie McKenzie ($12): Carey鈥檚 best friend Amelia is being cyberbullied by an account that calls itself SweetFreak, and the messages are starting to get really nasty, even resulting in a death threat and a gruesome IRL prank. So when the school鈥檚 investigation leads to Carey being accused of running the account, she鈥檚 obviously stunned. Instantly ostracized by her friends, Carey sets off of a mission to clear her name and find the real culprit behind these awful attacks in this whodunit read by bestselling author Sophie McKenzie.

Publishing Date: July 10

8. I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall ($18): Jess hasn鈥檛 seen her survivalist father in over a decade, but after a traumatic event kills her mother, she is forced to move in with him in his remote cabin in Canada. But just as Jess was starting to get to know her estranged father, a mysterious figure from his past visits them, leaving her father murdered and Jess alone to fend for herself in the bitter cold. Jess has to forage and hunt for food, construct shelter, and stay warm 鈥 this is the story of how one brave woman kept surviving despite every obstacle.

Publishing Date: July 24

9. The Cheerleaders by Kara Thomas ($18): This engrossing thriller is one of the most highly anticipated young adult reads of the summer and needs to be on your reading list. Ever since the gruesome chain of events five years ago, the little town of Sunnybrook refuses to have a cheerleading squad. It started with a car accident that left two young girls dead, then two girls were murdered by the man next door. Then, Monica鈥檚 sister, another cheerleader, tragically committed suicide. Today Monica is doing her best to survive 鈥 but with mysterious letters in her stepdad鈥檚 desk, a revealing old cell phone, and a strange new friend, it鈥檚 getting harder by the day. This brand-new suspense novel is perfect for fans of the CW鈥檚 Riverdale.

Publishing Date: July 31

10. Sea Witch by Sarah Henning ($18): In this captivating retelling of the famous The Little Mermaid, Henning draws on Danish history to revamp this classic tale. Evie has been wracked with grief ever since her best friend Anna died, so when a girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears on the shore, she is completely shocked. This new friend comes with many dangerous secrets, and Evie must decide whether to bargain away herself to save this curious friend鈥檚 humanity.

Publishing Date: July 31

11. The Girl You Thought I Was by Rebecca Phillips ($18): Morgan Kemper has a shoplifting problem, and for over a year, she鈥檚 stolen clothes, makeup, you name it. But when she鈥檚 finally caught and sentenced to 30 hours of community service, the good girl image Morgan has fought to keep up is in jeopardy. Determined to keep her sticky fingers problem a secret from those around her, Morgan must face an impossible predicament in this sweet and timely coming-of-age novel.

Publishing Date: July 31

12. How We Learned to Lie by Meredith Miller ($18): The small town of Highbone, Long Island, is becoming more violent every day, and best friends Joan and Daisy are experiencing the tragedy firsthand. In fact, Robbie just appeared at Joan鈥檚 house with someone else鈥檚 blood dripping from his hands. With disappearances, bad angel dust, and car crashes aplenty, this high-stakes novel is a definitely a must-read for July.

Publishing Date: July 31

13. The Letting Go by Deborah Markus ($17): Emily is serious about keeping everyone at bay 鈥 mostly because everyone she鈥檚 ever loved has been brutally murdered. Uprooting herself to a private boarding school, she is intent on keeping her classmates at arm鈥檚 length and instead finds solace in the writing of Emily Dickinson. But with a new girl insisting on getting close to Emily and a dead body arriving on the front steps of the school, things are about to get very interesting in this eerie boarding school thriller.

Publishing Date: July 31

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