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May 31, 2011

May 31, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of May 30th and June 6th that we think will be of interest to Teenreads.com readers.

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On Sale the Week of May 30th in Hardcover


May 31st

THE MIDNIGHT PALACE by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Set in Calcutta in the 1930s, THE MIDNIGHT PALACE begins on a dark night when an English lieutenant fights to save newborn twins Ben and Sheere from an unthinkable threat.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316044738

STARCROSSED by Josephine Angelini

Helen Hamilton has spent her entire 16 years trying to hide how different she is. As she unlocks the secrets of her ancestry, she realizes that some myths are more than just legend.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780062011992


June 1st


ASHES, ASHES by Jo Treggiari
For 16-year-old Lucy, the end of the world came and went. When she's rescued from a pack of hunting dogs by a mysterious boy named Aidan, she joins his band of survivors. Yet a new danger awaits her: the Sweepers are looking for her.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545255639

THE EMPIRE OF GUT AND BONE by M.T. Anderson
The land of New Norumbega is an unusual one --- an empire of gut and bone, a kingdom of blood and mucus. At its dark, dry heart is a ruling class that doesn't care about much besides itself...and a ruler who is (literally) a one-eyed stump of flesh.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545138840

THE ETERNAL SEA by Angie Frazier

After a dangerous journey, Camille is ready to start a new life with Oscar. But when Oscar starts acting strangely, Camille realizes her journey is far from over.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545114752

SHE LOVES YOU, SHE LOVES YOU NOT by Julie Anne Peters

Seventeen-year-old Alyssa, disowned by her father and cut off from everyone she loves, is forced to move hundreds of miles away from Sarah, her girlfriend, to live with the biological mother she barely knows, where she struggles to forget her past and come to terms with her future.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316078740

SPOILED by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

When 16-year-old Molly Dix discovers that her biological father is a world-famous movie star, she moves to Los Angeles. There she meets her gorgeous, spoiled half-sister, who welcomes Molly with a smothering dose of "sisterly love." But in this town, nothing is ever what it seems.
Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316098250


 

On Sale the Week of May 30th in Paperback


June 1st

REALITY CHECK by Jen Calonita
Charlie, Keiran, Brooke and Hallie land themselves their very own high school reality show. But having cameras follow them everywhere and interfering producers who script their lives start to affect their relationships.
Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316045537


June 2nd

THE EXTRAORDINARY SECRETS OF APRIL, MAY & JUNE by Robin Benway
April, the oldest, can see the future. May, the middle sister, can disappear. And June, the youngest, can read minds. At the time of their parents' divorce, the three sisters recover these strange and magical powers from their childhood, powers that help them cope with the hardest year of their lives.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9781595143785

 

On Sale the Week of June 6th in Hardcover

 


June 6th

JANE AUSTEN: A LIFE REVEALED by Catherine Reef
Catherine Reef takes an intimate look at Jane Austen’s life and innermost feelings, shedding some light on the mysterious but ever popular author.
Clarion Books * ISBN: 9780547370217


June 7th

CLEOPATRA CONFESSES by Carolyn Meyer

Before she can become pharaoh of Egypt, teenager Cleopatra must contend with the ambitions of the sisters who want to take the throne from her.
Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster * ISBN: 9781416987277

DON’T STOP NOW by Julie Halpern

Lil takes a road trip to find her missing sort-of-friend Penny, while trying to figure out if she and her best friend and traveling companion, Josh, are meant to be together.
Feiwel & Friends * ISBN: 9780312643461

EVERLASTING: The Immortals, Book 6 by Alyson Noël

Their darkest enemies now defeated, Damen and Ever are free to embark upon their final quest --- to free Damen from the poison lingering in his body. If they can just find the antidote, they’ll finally be able to feel each other’s touch --- and experience the passionate night they’ve been longing for. St. Martin’s Griffin * ISBN: 9780312642075

FORGOTTEN by Cat Patrick

Every night, while 16-year-old London Lane is asleep, her memory of that day is erased. But things get complicated when new guy Luke Henry doesn't show up in her memories of things to come.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316094610

HEREAFTER by Tara Hudson

Drifting in the dark waters of a mysterious river, the only thing Amelia knows for sure is that she's dead. With no recollection of her past life --- or her actual death --- she's trapped alone in a nightmarish existence. All of this changes when she tries to rescue a boy, Joshua, and succeeds.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780062026774

MY LIFE UNDECIDED by Jessica Brody

Brooklyn is tired of making bad decisions, so she sets up an anonymous blog to let strangers decide her life for her.
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780374399054

POSSESSION by Elana Johnson

Vi is caught between two very different men as she resists the control of the dangerous Thinkers in this dystopian novel.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781442421257

TEN THINGS WE DID (AND PROBABLY SHOULDN’T HAVE) by Sarah Mlynowski
2 girls + 3 guys + 1 house – parents = 10 things April and her friends did that they (definitely, maybe, probably) shouldn't have.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061701245


June 9th

BROTHER/SISTER by Sean Olin
With their parents gone, Will and Asheley have the house to themselves, and their lives are about to spin violently out of control.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9781595143860

CROSSING LINES by Paul Volponi

Football player Adonis is willing to join in on making fun of new student Alan, but when his teammates concoct a dangerous plan to humiliate Alan, Adonis has a serious decision to make.
Viking Juvenile * ISBN: 9780670012145


 
On Sale the Week of June 6th in Paperback



June 7th

THE AMANDA PROJECT, Book 2: REVEALED by Amanda Valentino and Peter Silsbee
As Hal, Callie and Nia begin to unravel the tangled web of Amanda's life, Hal discovers a strange list with their names on it, and he suspects it means any one of them could be the next target.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061742156

THE DUFF (DESIGNATED UGLY FAT FRIEND) by Kody Keplinger
Desperate for a distraction from her problematic home life, 17-year-old Bianca Piper throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with Wesley, the same guy who nicknames her "Duffy."

Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316084246

ELIXIR by Hilary Duff
After Clea's father disappears while on a humanitarian mission, Clea's photos begin to feature eerie, shadowy images of a strange and beautiful man --- a man she has never seen before.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781442408548