Debut Author Roundup

Oct 5, 2018 | Author Info

Have you noticed some authors you haven’t seen before in our lineup? They are probably our debut authors, having just recently published their first release. While many of our authors have published multiple books or series, some are celebrating the publication of their first novel, and we are celebrating with them! Look through our list of debut authors and get excited to see what they are bringing to YAS Book Con 2018.

February 2018
Tanaz Bhathena, A Girl Like That
Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a risk taker. She’s also the kind of girl that parents warn their kids to stay away from: a troublemaker. (Read more…)

February 2018
Brenda Rufener, Where I Live
Linden Rose has a big secret–she is homeless and living in the halls of her small-town high school. (Read more…)


February 2018
NoNieqa Ramos, The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary
Macy’s school officially classifies her as “disturbed,” but Macy isn’t interested in how others define her. (Read more…)

March 2018
Sarah Smetana, The Midnights
Susannah Hayes has never been in the spotlight, but she dreams of following her father, a former rock star, onto the stage. (Read More…)

May 2018
Nisha Sharma, My So-Called Bollywood Life
Winnie Mehta was never really convinced that Raj was her soul mate, but their love was written in the stars. (Read More…)

June 2018
Daphne Kalmar, A Stitch in Time
* 1927, Cobden VT – Donut is an eleven-year-old geography buff who keeps her taxidermied mice hidden in her late mother’s hope chest. (Read more…)

June 2018
Kelly DeVos, Fat Girl on a Plane
High school senior Cookie Vonn’s post-graduation dreams include getting out of Phoenix, attending Parsons and becoming the next great fashion designer. But in the world of fashion, being fat is a cardinal sin. (Read more…)

July 2018
Bree Barton, Heart of Thorns
Only women can possess magic.
Every woman is suspected of having it. (Read more…)

September 2018
Juleah Del Rosario, 500 Words or Less
Nic Chen refuses to spend her senior year branded as the girl who cheated on her charismatic and lovable boyfriend. (Read more…)

September 2018
Maura Milan, Ignite the Stars
Everyone in the universe knows his name. Everyone in the universe fears him. But no one realizes that notorious outlaw Ia Cocha is a seventeen-year-old girl. (Read more…)

September 2018
Rebecca Caprara, The Magic of Melwick Orchard
After more moves than they can count, Isabel and Junie’s family finally put down roots. (Read more…)