Frost's Top 19 of '19

By Tori Kiersten Frost

By Tori Kiersten Frost

The top 19 books of 2019! Featuring YA and teen-friendly adult titles.

Wicked Saints

Emily A. Duncan

$18.99 $17.47

A gothic fantasy inspired by Joan of Arc, Dungeons and Dragons, and heavy metal.

Once & Future

Cori McCarthy and Amy Rose Capetta

$18.99 $17.47

Queer, gender-swapped King Arthur in SPAAACE!

Queen's Shadow

Emily Kate Johnston

$17.99 $16.55

The Star Wars story that Padme Amidala and her fans deserve.

Black Wings Beating

Alex London

$10.99 $10.11

A fantasy saga as thrilling as skydiving, featuring falconry and weird religion.

Red Skies Falling

Alex London

$18.99 $17.47

The stakes-raising sequel to BLACK WINGS BEATING.

The Grace Year

Kim Liggett

$16.99 $15.63

THE HANDMAID'S TALE with a survivalist twist.

A Treason of Thorns

Laura E. Weymouth

$17.99 $16.55

A living house and an England ruled by its magic. What happens when the house begins to die?

Crier's War

Nina Varela

$17.99 $16.55

Two girls on opposite sides of a species-spanning conflict struggle not to fall in love...and fail.

Never-Contented Things

Sarah Porter

$17.99 $16.55

"We must not look at goblin men; we must not buy their fruits..."

Lifestyles of Gods and Monsters

Emily Roberson

$17.99 $16.55

If the gods were real, they'd be on Instagram.

The Devouring Gray

Christine Lynn Herman

$18.98 $17.46

Four teens, four legacies, four secrets. One monster.

The Merciful Crow

Margaret Owen

$18.99 $17.47

Undertakers, plague doctors, teeth magic, an unjust caste system. Everything a dark fantasy needs!

The Raven Tower

Ann Leckie

$16.99 $15.63

A murder mystery meets a dynastic conspiracy meets the origin of the gods. Or, HAMLET but make it magic.

Wilder Girls

Rory Power

$18.98 $17.46

Surviving the virus might be easier than surviving the woods, the government, and each other.

The Guinevere Deception

Kiersten White

$18.98 $17.46

Everything you thought you knew about the Arthurian legends is turned on its head in this feminist retelling.

Gideon the Ninth

Tamsyn Muir

$25.99 $23.39

Lesbian. Space. Necromancers. That is all.

Sorcery of Thorns

Margaret Rogerson

$17.99 $16.55

A sentient library, a handsome sorcerer, a secretive butler, and a plucky heroine. What could go wrong?

I Wish You All the Best

Mason Deaver

$17.98 $16.54

A coming-of-age and coming-out story about a non-binary teen finding their feet and falling in love.


Ryan La Sala

$17.99 $16.55

INCEPTION meets THE BREAKFAST CLUB with queer teens front and center.

Descendant of the Crane

Joan He

$17.98 $16.54