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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

January 2018


You Don't Know My Name by Kristen Orlando - Adventure, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Square Fish | 9781250148469 | Published January 16, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Reagan Elizabeth Hillis is used to changing identities overnight, lying to every friend she’s ever had, and pushing away anyone who gets too close. Trained in mortal combat and weaponry her entire life, Reagan is expected to follow in her parents’ footsteps and join the ranks of the most powerful top-secret agency in the world, the Black Angels. Falling in love with the boy next door was never part of the plan.

Against All Silence by E. C. Myers - Fiction, Suspense, Technology, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Adaptive Books | 9781945293474 | Published January 18, 2018

After being a key figure in the exposing of government corruption, Max Stein has spent a quiet semester abroad in Paris, studying, staying off the Internet, and looking for his long-lost mother. But just as he is about to fly back to the United States for the holidays, trouble manages to find him once again.

After the Fall by Kate Hart - Dating, Sex, Young Adult 14+

Square Fish | 9781250144218 | Published January 23, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Raychel is sleeping with two boys: her overachieving best friend Matt...and his slacker brother, Andrew. Raychel sneaks into Matt’s bed after nightmares, but nothing ever happens. He doesn’t even seem to realize she’s a girl, except when he decides she needs rescuing. But Raychel doesn't want to be his girl anyway. She just needs his support as she deals with the classmate who assaulted her, the constant threat of her family’s eviction, and the dream of college slipping quickly out of reach.

Borrowed Names: Poems About Laura Ingalls Wilder, Madam C.J. Walker, Marie Curie, and Their Daughters by Jeannine Atkins - Fiction, Poetry, Poetry Collection, Women's History, Young Adult 13+

Square Fish | 9781250183408 | Published January 23, 2018

As a child, Laura Ingalls Wilder traveled across the prairie in a covered wagon. Her daughter, Rose, thought those stories might make a good book, and the two created the beloved Little House series. Sara Breedlove, the daughter of former slaves, wanted everything to be different for her daughter, A'Lelia. Together they built a million-dollar beauty empire for women of color. Marie Curie became the first person in history to win two Nobel prizes in science. Inspired by her mother, Irène too became a scientist and Nobel prize winner. BORROWED NAMES is the story of these extraordinary mothers and daughters.

The Valiant by Lesley Livingston - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 14+

Razorbill | 9780448493794 | Published January 23, 2018

Fallon is the daughter of a proud Celtic king and the younger sister of the legendary fighter Sorcha. When Fallon was just a child, Sorcha was killed by the armies of Julius Caesar. On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Fallon is excited to follow in her sister's footsteps and earn her place in her father's war band. She never gets the chance. Fallon is captured and sold to an elite training school for female gladiators --- owned by none other than Julius Caesar himself. In a cruel twist of fate, the man who destroyed Fallon’s family might be her only hope of survival.
Blood Family by Anne Fine - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481477741 | Published January 30, 2018

Edward is four years old when he is locked away with his mother by her abusive, alcoholic partner, Harris. By the time an elderly neighbor spots his pale face peering through a crack in the boarded-up window and raises the alarm, he is seven. Rescue comes, but lasting damage has been done. Sent to live with a kind foster family and then adopted, Edward struggles to adapt to normal life. Even as a smart and curious teenager it’s still clear to his new family and schoolmates there’s something odd about him.

How to Break a Boy by Laurie Devore - Family, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Square Fish | 9781250144201 | Published January 30, 2018

Olivia Clayton has mastered the art of tearing others down to stay on top. She and her best friend, Adrienne, rule their small southern town like all good mean girls do --- through intimidation and manipulation. Until Olivia suffers a family tragedy and catches Adrienne sleeping with her boyfriend. Olivia decides to make a change, but it's impossible to resist taking down Adrienne one last time. Up to her old tricks, Olivia convinces golden boy Whit Du Rant to be her SAT tutor and her fake boyfriend. But when it starts to feel real, Whit gets caught up in Olivia and Adrienne’s war.

Lifeblood by Gena Showalter - Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Harlequin Teen | 9781335208354 | Published January 30, 2018

Because Ten possesses a rare supernatural ability to absorb and share light, the Powers That Be have the highest expectations for her future --- and the enemy wants her neutralized. Fighting to save her Secondlife, she must learn about her realm from the ground up while launching her first mission: convincing a select group of humans to join her side before they die. But Ten's competition is Killian, the boy she can't forget --- the one who gave up everything for her happiness. He has only one shot at redemption: beating Ten at a game she's never even played.

Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Ember | 9780375866241 | Published January 30, 2018

The kingdom of Goredd: a world where humans and dragons share life with an uneasy balance, and those few who are both human and dragon must hide the truth. Seraphina is one of these, part girl, part dragon, who is reluctantly drawn into the politics of her world. When war breaks out between the dragons and humans, she must travel the lands to find those like herself --- for she has an inexplicable connection to all of them, and together they will be able to fight the dragons in powerful, magical ways. But a half dragon who can take over people's minds will do anything to stop her.
Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes by Chris Crutcher - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Greenwillow Books | 9780062687746 | Published January 30, 2018

Sarah Byrnes and Eric have been friends for years. When they were children, his fat and her terrible scars made them both outcasts. Later, although swimming slimmed Eric, she stayed his closest friend. Now Sarah Byrnes --- the smartest, toughest person Eric has ever known --- sits silent in a hospital. Eric must uncover the terrible secret she's hiding, before its dark currents pull them both under.

The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Skyscape | 9781503954250 | Published January 30, 2018

Ever since Clementine woke up in an Irish hospital with amnesia, self-discovery has become her mission. With the Irish press bearing down on her, and a father she may not even recognize on his way from America to take her home, Clementine assumes a new identity and enlists an Irish stranger, Kieran, to help her escape her forgotten life. Hiding out in a sleepy town, Clementine discovers there’s an upside to a life that’s fallen apart. But as her lies grow, so does her affection for Kieran, and the truth about her identity becomes harder and harder to reveal, forcing Clementine to decide: Can she leave her past behind for a new love she’ll never forget?

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli - Fiction, Friendship, Gay & Lesbian, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062348715 | Published January 30, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love. No matter how many times her twin sister, Cassie, tells her to woman up, Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. Then a cute new girl enters Cassie’s orbit, and for the first time ever, Molly’s cynical twin is a lovesick mess. Meanwhile, Molly's totally not dying of loneliness --- except for the part where she is. Luckily, Cassie's new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. If Molly can win him over, she'll get her first kiss and she'll get her twin back.

The You I've Never Known by Ellen Hopkins - Family, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Young Adult 14+

Margaret K. McElderry Books | 9781481442916 | Published January 30, 2018

For as long as she can remember, it’s been just Ariel and Dad. Ariel’s mom disappeared when she was a baby. Dad says home is wherever the two of them are, but Ariel is now seventeen and after years of new apartments, new schools, and new faces, all she wants is to put down some roots. Complicating things are Monica and Gabe, both of whom have stirred a different kind of desire.

Whale Talk by Chris Crutcher - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Greenwillow Books | 9780062687753 | Published January 30, 2018

A group of misfits brought together by T. J. Jones to find their places in a school that has no place for them, the Cutter All Night Mermen struggle to carve out their own turf. T. J. is convinced that a varsity letter jacket will be an effective carving tool. He's right. He's also wrong. Still, it's always the quest that counts. And the bus on which the Mermen travel to swim meets soon becomes the cocoon inside which they gradually allow themselves to talk, to fit, to bloom.

Wicked Charm by Amber Hart - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Entangled: Teen | 9781633758964 | Published January 30, 2018

Willow Bell thinks moving to the Okefenokee area isn't half bad, but nothing prepares her for what awaits in the shadows of the bog. Girls are showing up dead in the swamp. And she could be next. Everyone warns Willow to stay away from Beau Cadwell --- the bad boy at the top of their suspect list as the serial killer tormenting the small town. But beneath his wicked, depthless eyes, there's something else that draws Willow to him.When yet another girl he knew dies, though, Willow questions whether she can trust her instincts …or if they're leading to her own death.

Winter: Book Four of The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Square Fish | 9781250007230 | Published January 30, 2018

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend --- the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as her stepmother, Queen Levana, believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long.