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April 5, 2011

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The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of April 4th and April 11th that we think will be of interest to readers.
On Sale the Week of April 4th in Hardcover

April 4th

Catherine Jinks follows up THE REFORMED VAMPIRE SUPPORT GROUP with another original take on a supernatural species.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * ISBN: 9780152066154

April 5th

CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS: The Mortal Instruments, Book Four by Cassandra Clare
Who will be tempted by darkness? Who will fall in love, and who will find their relationship torn apart? And who will betray everything they ever believed in? In the heart-pounding fourth installment of the Mortal Instruments series, the stakes are higher than ever.

Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster * ISBN: 9781442403543

FLIP by Martyn Bedford

When 14-year-old Alex wakes up one morning, he finds himself in the wrong bedroom, in an unfamiliar house, in a different part of the country. And when he looks in the mirror, another boy's face stares back at him. A boy named Flip.

Wendy Lamb Books/Random House * ISBN: 9780385739900

HUNTRESS by Malinda Lo

Nature is out of balance in the human world, and Kaede and Taisin, two 17-year-old girls, are picked to go on a dangerous and unheard-of journey to Tanlili, the city of the Fairy Queen.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316040075

JASPER JONES by Craig Silvey
Thirteen-year-old Charlie Bucktin is startled one summer night by Jasper Jones, an outcast in their small mining town, who has come to ask for Charlie's help.

Knopf Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780375866661


The monster community has kept a low profile at the local high school, but when two new girls enroll, the town will never be the same.

Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316099110

PLAGUE: A Gone Novel, by Michael Grant

A fatal illness is spreading, predatory insects terrorize Perdido Beach, and Sam, Astrid, Diana and Caine are plagued by a growing doubt that they'll escape --- or even survive --- life in the FAYZ.

Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061449123

STAY by Deb Caletti
Clara's relationship with Christian quickly turns into obsession, and it's almost too late before Clara realizes how far gone Christian is --- and what he's willing to do to make her stay.

Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781442403734

THROUGH HER EYES by Jennifer Archer
Tansy finds that through the lens of her camera, she can become part of a surreal black-and-white world where her life is intertwined with that of mysterious, troubled Henry, who lived in the same house and died decades earlier.

HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061834585

What if a beautiful vintage dress could take you back in time?

Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316105422

VIOLA IN THE SPOTLIGHT by Adriana Trigiani

Boarding school, roommates, and the Midwest are nothing like Viola thought, but if she is about to have the most incredible year of her life, she's going to have to put the camera down and let the world in.

HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061451058

WE ALL FALL DOWN: Living with Addiction, by Nic Sheff
In this powerful follow-up to TWEAK, Nic Sheff writes candidly about eye-opening stays at rehab centers, devastating relapses, and hard-won realizations about what it means to be a young person living with addiction.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316080828

WHERE SHE WENT by Gayle Forman
Told from Adam's point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined IF I STAY, WHERE SHE WENT explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance.
Dutton Juvenile * ISBN:


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On Sale the Week of April 4th in Paperback

April 4th

LIVING HELL by Catherine Jinks

Seventeen-year-old Cheney and his fellow passengers have known life only aboard Plexus. When a mysterious radiation wave causes Plexus to turn on them, Cheney and his friends must fight back before the ship that’s nurtured them for so long becomes responsible for their destruction.

Graphia/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * ISBN: 9780547549989

April 5th

ALONG FOR THE RIDE by Sarah Dessen

In ALONG FOR THE RIDE, insomniacs Auden and Eli embark on parallel quests: for Auden, to experience the carefree teenage life she has missed; for Eli, to come to terms with the death of a friend.

Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9780142415566


Best friends and fellow daughters of celebrities Lizzie Summers, Carina Jurgensen and Hudson Jones are back in Joanna Philbin's second stylish and heartfelt Daughters novel.

Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316049054

In Jenny Han's follow-up to THE SUMMER I TURNED PRETTY, Belly finds out what comes after falling in love.

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781416995562

LIES: A Gone Novel, by Michael Grant

The children of the FAYZ are desperate for a way out. But are they desperate enough to believe the lies of a false prophet who says that death will set them free?

Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061449116

SISTERS RED by Jackson Pearce

Scarlett March lives to hunt the werewolves that took her eye when she was defending her sister Rosie from a brutal attack. She's determined to protect other young girls from a grisly death, and her raging heart will not rest until every single wolf is dead.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316068673

SOLACE OF THE ROAD by Siobhan Dowd

Fifteen-year-old Holly Hogan bides her time in yet another foster home before running away again. With her silvery-blonde wig, she is transformed into the fierce and fearless Solace, bound for the green hills of Ireland to find her Mam.

David Fickling Books/Random House * ISBN: 9780375861246

SUGAR AND SPICE: An L.A. Candy Novel, by Lauren Conrad

In this sizzling conclusion to her L.A. Candy series, television star Lauren Conrad pulls the curtain back on young Hollywood and shows that sometimes the real drama is behind the scenes.

HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061767630

TEETH: Vampire Tales, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling; with contributions from Cassandra Clare, Holly Black, Neil Gaiman, Melissa Marr, and more

Feast on 19 tantalizing, bite-sized tales exploring the intersections between the living, dead and undead.

HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061935145


In the context of a dark, unconventional superhero story, Patrick Carman has envisioned a high concept tale of intrigue, romance, friendship and adventure that probes deep into what teens face as they enter young adult years.

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316004046

WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON by John Green and David Levithan

One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, Will Grayson crosses paths with…Will Grayson. Two teens with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions.

Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9780142418475


On Sale the Week of April 11th in Hardcover

April 12th

ENCLAVE by Ann Aguirre
In Deuce's world, people earn the right to a name only if they survive their first 15 years. By that point, each unnamed "brat" has trained into one of three groups --- Breeders, Builders, or Hunters --- identifiable by the number of scars they bear on their arms. Deuce has wanted to be a Huntress for as long as she can remember.
Feiwel & Friends * ISBN: 9780312650087

THE GATHERING: Darkness Rising, Book 1 by Kelley Armstrong

Meet Maya --- a seemingly ordinary teen with extraordinary abilities --- in Darkness Rising, a smoldering new trilogy by New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong.
HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061797026

This must-have hardcover edition --- the only official guide --- is the definitive encyclopedic reference to the Twilight Saga. It provides readers with everything they need to further explore the unforgettable world Stephenie Meyer created in her books.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316043120

WHAT COMES AFTER by Steve Watkins

After her veterinarian dad dies, 16-year-old Iris Wight must leave her beloved Maine to live on a North Carolina farm with her hardbitten aunt and a cousin she barely knows.
Candlewick Press * ISBN: 9780763642501

April 14th

THE RETURNING by Christine Hinwood
When Cam Attling, the only soldier to return after 12 years of war, is met by his community with suspicion and questions, he leaves to find the lord who maimed him but spared his life, seeking answers and a new place in the world.
Dial Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780803735286


On Sale the Week of April 11th in Paperback

April 12th

Can a boy-hungry Jersey girl survive the wilds of Canada with her eco-identity intact? Find out in Abby McDonald's witty YA novel.
Candlewick Press * ISBN: 9780763649944

THE PRINCE OF MIST by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Max Carver's family moves from their home in the city to a small coastal village, where his father believes they will be safe from the growing threat of the Second World War. But from the minute they cross the threshold, strange things begin to happen.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316044806

THE RECKONING by Kelley Armstrong
This explosive book in the Darkest Powers trilogy is the exhilarating finale to the adventures of teenage necromancer Chloe Saunders and her supernatural friends.
HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061450563

THE TIME PIRATE: A Nick McIver Time Adventure, by Ted Bell
Young time traveler Nick McIver must prove his courage once more, on two fronts: in World War II-era England, where Nazis have invaded his homeland, and in America during the Revolution, where Nick stands shoulder to shoulder with General George Washington.
Square Fish/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group * ISBN: 9780312665494