By the looks of things so far, this year is shaping up to be a memorable one for teen literature, with intriguing new releases by beloved established writers and exciting debut authors alike. Here are 10 upcoming releases you won’t want to miss.

Highly Suspicious and Unfairly Cute by Talia Hibbert (Joy Revolution, Jan. 3): The first book in a new imprint from husband-and-wife team David and Nicola Yoon is the YA debut of bestselling adult romance author Hibbert, known for her inclusive, body-positive writing. This charming rom-com about two Black British teens is hilarious and heartwarming.

The Girl I Am, Was, and Never Will Be: A Speculative Memoir of Transracial Adoption by Shannon Gibney (Dutton, Jan. 10): Gibney, a Black biracial woman adopted by White parents, breaks new ground with this genre-defying work combining fiction and memoir. It interweaves her search for her biological parents with an imagined story of what might have been.

Unraveller by Frances Hardinge (Amulet/Abrams, Jan. 10): Hardinge, a Royal Society of Literature Fellow, winner of multiple awards, and the creative mind behind numerous utterly original works, returns with an emotionally insightful book set in a speculative fiction world that explores the power of hatred manifested as curses and the complexities of our darker feelings.

Iron Wolf by Siri Pettersen, translated by Tara Chace (Arctis Books, Feb. 21): Norwegian fantasy superstar Pettersen follows her internationally popular Raven Rings trilogy with a new series set in the same ancient Norse universe. Juva hunts wolves, whose blood has magical powers. When her family is threatened by the immortal vardari, buried secrets come to life.

She Is a Haunting by Trang Thanh Tran (Bloomsbury, Feb. 28): This eerie, atmospheric debut is set in a house whose ghosts carry the weight of generations of complicated colonial history. Philadelphia teen Jade Nguyen is in Vietnam visiting her largely absent father when she is drawn into exploring a painful legacy.

Different for Boys by Patrick Ness, illustrated by Tea Bendix (Walker US/Candlewick, March 14): Ness is known for unflinchingly tackling difficult subjects with sensitivity, and this novella is no exception. Set in a conservative town where being out and proud isn’t exactly the norm, it explores the impact of internalized homophobia on high school boys’ relationships.

Saints of the Household by Ari Tison (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, March 28): Debut author Tison (Bribri) presents an intriguing novel told through a creative blend of prose, verse, and Bribri stories that add symbolic depth. The story centers Indigenous Costa Rican American brothers growing up with a physically abusive father and questioning their conceptions of self.

Funeral Songs for Dying Girls by Cherie Dimaline (Tundra Books, April 4): The latest from Dimaline (Métis), an exceptional talent who won a Kirkus Prize for The Marrow Thieves, follows Winifred, whose father works in a crematorium. While exploring the cemetery where her mother is buried, she meets the ghost of a girl who died nearby.

Throwback by Maurene Goo (Zando, April 11): Readers can always count on Goo to deliver teen romance with sincerity and substance. Her newest book looks at a mother-daughter relationship complicated by time travel. Samantha Kang ends up back in the 1990s, attending high school with her own mother. A crush further complicates this already sticky situation.

Those Who Saw the Sun: African American Oral Histories From the Jim Crow South by Jaha Nailah Avery (Levine Querido, May 16): Avery, a journalist with a background in law, documents the voices of African American elders. Sharing their experiences of life in the segregated South, they offer today’s young readers a critically important window into recent history.

Laura Simeon is a young readers’ editor.