This year’s crop of debuts you can’t miss includes kaleidoscopic fantasy-world visions, huge-hearted romance, a high-school story so true it’ll make you cringe-laugh, and thrillers set in distant cities and distant galaxies. Here are 15 of my favorites, introducing vivid new voices and fresh new stories, all releasing between January and June.

Click on any of the book covers below and read a short summary of the book.  If it strikes your fancy, you can even place it on hold right from the website.