Book conferences are funny things mostly because in addition to encountering so many books, you can also often the actual authors hanging around with their books, too. These people are often telling you to love their books and if you get lucky, you WILL love those books right away. Here at The Mindhut and SparkLife we don’t unapologetically love YA… because there’s nothing to apologize for. We just love it. (We understand that might be a misuse of “unapologetically.”) But we do understand love and crushes. We saw a lot of books at Book Expo America in NYC last weekend, but here are nine YA books (yet to be released) that you have to start thinking about NOW!