05 October

Blink’s Fall Feature Books


As the crispness of fall is felt in the air, now is the perfect time to relax in your cozy nook with a cuddly blanket, favorite warm drink and flip open the pages of one of BLINK’s fall titles.

From a curse to a hurricane, and synesthesia to social justice, you will find a bit of yourself in each of these books and come out on the other side a better person for having read them.

The newest book from New York Times bestselling authors Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess is one you won’t want to miss. It delivers a powerful and emotionally-charged surprise ending which is sure to spark much-needed conversation on social issues. SWING is a story of friendship, love, baseball, and jazz in a changing world that’s not always so beautiful. It released on October 2.

If a suspense thriller is more your speed, then please be sure to pick up a copy of The Color of Liesby New York Timesand USA Today bestselling author CJ Lyons. The Color of Lies is a world drenched in color and mystery as the protagonist has a rare medical condition called synesthesia, which enables her to see colors that reveal people’s true emotions. You can pre-order your copy now! The Color of Lies releases on November 6.

The debut novel from Annie Sullivan, A Touch of Gold, will take you into the world of fantasy as you meet Princess Kora, the daughter of King Midas. Although her father relinquished his touch forever, Kora still bears the consequences of her father’s wish with golden skin and hidden powers. When the kingdom is threatened, Kora is the only one who can save it. As she seeks to do just that, she learns not everything is what it seems—not thieves, not pirates, and not even curses. She quickly discovers that gold—and the power it brings—is more dangerous than she’d ever believed. A Touch of Gold is available now at your favorite book seller.

If you find yourself wanting to read a book that will implore you to feel things deeply, be sure to pick up a copy of Meet the Sky, the newest title from McCall Hoyle. Set against a backdrop of a hurricane on a barrier island, Sophie finds herself with the last person she’d have chosen—the guy who broke her heart. As they struggle to find safety, they also discover how to embrace life. Meet the Skya story of love, letting go, and the unstoppable power of nature, is available wherever books are sold.

We are diligent in our efforts to find you high quality, clean YA fiction. As we get closer to the new year, we’ll be sure to give you an insider scoop on the exciting titles that need a home on your bookshelf!

Happy Reading!


Annette Bourland
Publisher, Blink YA Books