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May 17, 2011

May 17, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of May 16th and May 23rd that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of May 16th in Hardcover

May 17th

THE DARK CITY: Relic Master, Book One by Catherine Fisher
Galen, a Keeper of relics, and his apprentice, Raffi, must find a hidden relic in time to save the crumbling world of Anara.
Dial Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780803736733

I’LL BE THERE by Holly Goldberg Sloan

Sam Border wishes he could escape his unstable father, but he could never abandon his little brother, Riddle. Riddle worships his older brother. But how can they leave when there's nowhere to go? Then everything changes. Because Sam meets Emily.
Little, Brown for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316122795

MERCY by Rebecca Lim

A fallen angel haunted by her past. Yearning for her immortal beloved. Forever searching for answers. Who will show her Mercy?
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423145172

The morbidly monotonous Dullsville has finally become the most exciting place on earth now that Raven is madly in love with her hot vampire boyfriend, Alexander, and a crew of vampires has taken residence in Dullsville's old mill.
Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061689451


On Sale the Week of May 16th in Paperback

May 17th

Daelyn Rice is broken beyond repair, and after a string of botched suicide attempts, she’s determined to get her death right. She starts visiting a website for “completers” ---
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423130215

HEIST SOCIETY by Ally Carter
For Katarina Bishop's seventh birthday, she and her Uncle Eddie traveled to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned 15, she planned a con of her own --- scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving "the life" for a normal life proves harder than she'd expected.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423116615

TOP OF THE FEUD CHAIN: An Alphas Novel, by Lisi Harrison

Eccentric billionaire Shira Brazille founded the super-exclusive Alpha Academy on exotic Alpha Island to nurture the next generation of exceptional dancers, writers, musicians and inventors. It' s a dream come true for 100 lucky girls, but those not measuring up can be sent home at any time, for any reason. The one left standing will win worldwide fame. Who will it be?
Poppy/Little, Brown for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316035828

As a mortal girl dating a vampire, Raven knows that love isn't always easy. And will Alexander ever make their love immortal?
Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061689444


On Sale the Week of May 23rd in Hardcover

May 24th

Teen beauty queens get into a fierce, feral competition on a “Lost”-like island.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780439895972

After her sister Tess is in a coma-inducing accident, Abby develops a relationship with a handsome young man at the hospital and learns a shocking secret about her older sister.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781416994848

BLOOD MAGIC by Tessa Gratton
Everywhere Silla Kennicott turns she sees blood. She can't stop thinking about her parents' alleged murder-suicide. She is consumed by a book filled with spells that arrives mysteriously in the mail. The spells share one common ingredient: blood, and Silla is more than willing to cast a few.
Random House Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780375867330

IF I COULD FLY by Judith Ortiz Cofer

Lonely teenager Doris finds solace in taking care of the homing pigeons on her apartment building’s roof.
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780374335175

LARK by Tracey Porter
When 16-year-old Lark Austin is kidnapped from her Virginia hometown and left to die in a snowy forest, she leaves behind two friends who are stunned by the loss. As Lark's former best friend, Eve can't shake the guilt that this tragedy was somehow her fault.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061122873

In the spring of her senior year, Donna Parisi finds new life in an unexpected place: a coffin.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423134817

In this final installment to the tremendously popular Madison Avery trilogy, which began with ONCE DEAD, TWICE SHY and EARLY TO DEATH, EARLY TO RISE, Kim Harrison delivers another irresistible combination of edgy humor and supernatural thrills.
HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061718199

THE WARLOCK: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 5 by Michael Scott

In the fifth installment of this bestselling series, the twins of prophesy have been divided, and the end is finally beginning.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385735339

WELCOME TO BORDERTOWN edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner

The original writers of the Bordertown series are joined by the writers who grew up with their work in this new collection of interconnected songs, poems and stories.
Random House Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780375867057

WRAPPED by Jennifer Bradbury
Debutante Agnes Wilkins has a handsome, wealthy suitor named Lord Showalter, but she soon learns that her potential husband has some dangerous secrets.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781416990079

On Sale the Week of May 23rd in Paperback

May 23rd

FIRE WILL FALL by Carol Plum-Ucci

ShadowStrike poisoned the water of Trinity Falls two months ago. Now the Trinity Four, the teens most affected by the poison, have been isolated in a remote mansion, under 24-hour medical care while scientists on four continents rush to discover a cure.
Graphia Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * ISBN: 9780547550077

May 24th

THE A CIRCUIT by Georgina Bloomberg and Catherine Hapka

The A Circuit is the top of the top when it comes to horse shows. It's a world with its own rules and super-privileged lifestyles. Teens travel the circuit all year, showing horses that cost as much as some homes.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books * ISBN: 9781599906348

GIMME A CALL by Sarah Mlynowski

Devi has wasted the past three years going out with Bryan. Now that Bryan has broken up with her, she has nothing left. Not even her stupid cell phone, which she dropped in the mall fountain. Now it only calls one number...hers. At age 14, three years ago!
Ember/Random House * ISBN: 9780385735896

THE KARMA CLUB by Jessica Brody
When 17-year-old Madison Kasparkova's supposedly devoted all-American boyfriend, Mason, suddenly dumps her for the popular, porcelain-skinned Heather, the humiliated Maddy decides that while karmic balance is all well and good, it could use a helping hand
Square Fish/Macmillan Children's Publishing Group * ISBN: 9780312674731

MAGIC UNDER GLASS by Jaclyn Dolamore
When a wealthy sorcerer hires Nimira to sing with a mysterious piano-playing automaton, Nimira believes it will be the start of a better life. But at the sorcerer's estate, rumors swirl about ghosts, a madwoman, and fairies that are tortured for sport.
Bloomsbury USA Children's Books * ISBN: 9781599905877

THE UNWRITTEN RULE by Elizabeth Scott
Sarah has had a crush on Ryan for years. He's easy to talk to, supersmart, and totally gets her. Lately it even seems like he's paying extra attention to her. Everything would be perfect except for two things: Ryan is Brianna's boyfriend, and Brianna is Sarah's best friend.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781416978923


A teen must re-evaluate the meaning of love and friendship when his best friend is pulled into a group of fringe extremists trying to contract HIV.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781442406995


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