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Pick five: Five YA releases for the week of April 1

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Looking for some new YA fiction to feed your e-reader or add to your shelves? Here's a sampling of some of the hottest books hitting shelves this week.

Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge
Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge HarperTeenImpulse, 2014

Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge

In January, Rosamund Hodge debuted her gorgeous retelling of "Beauty and the Beast," "Cruel Beauty," and now returns with a "Cinderella" story set within the same universe. Available in e-book format only.

Salvage by Alexandra Duncan
Salvage by Alexandra Duncan Greenwillow, 2014

Salvage by Alexandra Duncan

Fleeing life on Parastrata, a space ship governed by a sinister patriarchal society, Ava, the ship captain's daughter, must learn how to survive in a ravaged, post-apocalyptic world.

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira
Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira

In Ava Dellaira's contemporary YA debut, a young teen copes with the death of her sister by writing letters to deceased celebrities and historical figures.

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige HarperTeen, 2014

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

In this reimagining of "The Wizard of Oz," Danielle Paige makes Dorothy the tyrannical leader of Oz, whose reign must be stopped by another young girl from Kansas.

The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz
The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz Disney-Hyperion, 2014

The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

The fates of four girls, some who are royals, others who wield mystical powers, intertwine in "Blue Bloods" series author Melissa de la Cruz's new fantasy novel.

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