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June 14, 2011

June 14, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of June 13th and June 20th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of June 13th in Hardcover

June 14th

BELLADONNA is a lyrical coming-of-age story about a boy, a girl and a horse --- and how a chance encounter can lead to a life of intrigue and learning, a life beyond imagining.
Candlewick Press * ISBN: 9780763651060

THE CHAMBER OF FIVE by Michael Harmon

When Jason Weatherby witnesses the depravity of his boarding school’s student-run shadow government, he decides to fight it from the inside.
Knopf Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780375866449

THE DEAD by Charlie Higson

THE DEAD begins one year before the action in THE ENEMY, just after the Disaster. In a boarding school just outside London, teachers have turned to zombies. Few kids survive, travelling by bus into the city.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423134121


When Chloe returns to town two years after a tragedy, more deadly surprises await as she comes closer to a truth about her older sister Ruby.
Dutton Juvenile * ISBN: 9780525423386

THE LOST CROWN by Sarah Miller

The last tsar’s daughters struggle to make sense of the changes in Russia and support each other as their country moves toward a Bolshevist government.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781416983408

THE LOST HEIRESS: Relic Master, Book Two by Catherine Fisher

Relic Keeper Galen and his apprentice Raffi must hurry to save the life of the heiress to the throne of Tasceron.
Dial Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385739160

PAPER COVERS ROCK by Jenny Hubbard

In the aftermath of a tragedy he couldn’t stop, boarding school student Alex discovers his true voice, but it might divide him and his best friend.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385740555

PASSION: A Fallen Novel, by Lauren Kate
Before Luce and Daniel met at Sword & Cross and fought immortals at Shoreline, they lived many lives…
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385739160


On Sale the Week of June 13th in Paperback

June 14th

Hefty, deaf newcomer Will Halpin is the least popular guy at Coaler High. Almost. When he befriends the only guy lower on the totem pole, the dork-namic duo has the smarts and guts to figure out who knocked off the star quarterback.
Ember/Random House * ISBN: 9780375846250

NIGHTSHADE by Andrea Cremer
Calla is the alpha female of a shape-shifting wolf pack, destined to marry Ren Laroche, the pack's alpha male. But when Calla saves a beautiful human boy who captures her heart, she begins to question her fate, her existence, her world, and the orders the Keepers have asked her to follow.
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9780142419809

TANGLED by Carolyn Mackler
Jena, Dakota, Skye and Owen are all in Paradise. When they meet, they have no idea how they will all connect --- or that their chance encounters will transform each of their lives.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061731068

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a box filled with cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker --- his classmate and crush --- who committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are 13 reasons why she decided to end her life.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9781595141880

TORMENT: A Fallen Novel, by Lauren Kate
Hell on earth. That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel. Now, at Shoreline High --- a school for Nephilim --- Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn’t told her everything.
Ember/Random House * ISBN: 9780385739153


On Sale the Week of June 20th in Hardcover

June 21st

HAUNTING VIOLET by Alyxandra Harvey
Violet can no longer ignore her ability to communicate with the dead when a ghost who suffered a violent death tries to warn her about the killer still on the loose.
Walker Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780802798398

A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL by Suzanne Young

Charlotte is one of the Forgotten, a kind of angel who feels the Need --- a powerful, uncontrollable draw to help strangers. Should she embrace her fate as a Forgotten, one that will rip her from those she loves forever?
Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780062008244

UNCOMMON CRIMINALS: A Heist Society Novel, by Ally Carter

Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life. Now she’s been asked to steal the infamous Cleopatra Emerald so it can be returned to its rightful owners. There are only three problems, but the one that worries Kat the most is that the emerald is cursed.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423147954


Upon starting at an all-girls school, Sarah moves into a house with two rich friends, but the seemingly ideal situation soon takes a turn for the worse.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books * ISBN: 9781599906287


On Sale the Week of June 20th in Paperback

June 21st

Olivia’s literary idol is Mark D. Brendan, the local priest and a celebrated novelist. When his enthusiasm for her prose develops into something more, Olivia’s emotions quickly shift from wonder to confusion to despair.
Square Fish * ISBN: 9780312674403

THE POISON DIARIES by Maryrose Wood with The Duchess of Northumberland
The first in a gothic romance trilogy, THE POISON DIARIES is a tale of love, revenge, and the world of plants that cure or kill --- set in the 18th century and inspired by the real Poison Garden near Alnwick Castle in England.
Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061802386