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July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of July 11th and July 18th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of July 11th in Hardcover

July 12th

FOREVER by Maggie Stiefvater

In SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. And now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before as wolves are being hunted and lives are threatened.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545259088

THE HIDDEN CORONET: Relic Master, Book Three by Catherine Fisher

The coronet, an ancient relic, might be the only way to defeat the power destroying Anara, but it’s been lost for centuries. Will Galen and Raffi be able to find it before the Watch does?
Dial Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780803736757


In England, 1582, penniless Ellie captivates the elite of the Queen's court --- especially the dashing new Earl of Dorset, who must see a wealthy bride to restore his family's fortune instead.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385740890

SASS & SERENDIPITY by Jennifer Ziegler

For Daphne, the glass is always half full, but for Gabby, nothing ever works out. So when the richest boy in town befriends her, and Daphne starts to hang out more and more with her best and only friend, Gabby must confront the emotional barriers she has put up to stop the hurting.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385738989

SOMETIMES IT HAPPENS by Lauren Barnholdt

In the wake of a bad breakup, Hannah falls for her best friend's boyfriend while she’s away for the summer.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781442413146


Drew is a bit of a loner, until she meets a strange boy in the alley named Emmett Crane, and she enters into the first true friendship --- and adventure --- of her life.
Wendy Lamb Books/Random House * ISBN: 9780385739542

TEXAS GOTHIC by Rosemary Clement-Moore

Amy Goodnight, who comes from a line of witches, has a summer gig at the Goodnight Ranch, where bodies are being discovered, a ghost is on the prowl, and everywhere she turns, the hot neighbor cowboy is in her face.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780385736930


On Sale the Week of July 11th in Paperback

July 12th

HERO by Mike Lupica

Zach Harriman’s dad was something of a hero, and now people are telling Zach that he has special powers because he is his father's son, and he, too, is a hero.
Puffin/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9780142419601

TOKEN OF DARKNESS by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Cooper Blake wakes up from a car accident with his football career in ruins and a mysterious, attractive ghost girl by his side, who may not be as innocent as she seems.
Ember/Random House * ISBN: 9780385737517

July 13th


The demons are crossing. The Disciples are falling. The Shadow is waiting. Welcome to the end.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316048910


It's been a year since Reggie first discovered the Vours, and the Winter Solstice is approaching once again, another night of unspeakable horror.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316035699

GUARDIAN OF THE GATE: Prophecy of the Sisters, Book 2 by Michelle Zink

The ultimate battle between sisters is nearing, and its outcome could have catastrophic consequences, as 16-year-old Lia Milthorpe searches for a way to end the prophecy, and her twin sister Alice hones the skills she'll need to defeat Lia.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316027403


On Sale the Week of July 18th in Hardcover


July 19th

LUNCH-BOX DREAM by Tony Abbott

Bobby’s family must take the bus home when an accident cuts their trip short. They witness a black family desperate for bus seats, because their child is missing a few towns away.
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780374346737


Seventh-grader Serena Shaw is trying to keep up at school while rehearsing for the lead role in the spring musical and dealing with a father so "blue" he is nearly catatonic.
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780374369149

SMALL TOWN SINNERS by Melissa Walker

Perennial good girl and pastor’s daughter Lacey Anne Byer has her boundaries tested as events surrounding Hell House --- and a cute new stranger --- make her question her religion.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books * ISBN: 9781599905273

July 21st

RIPPLE by Mandy Hubbard
Lexi is a siren, a deadly mermaid destined to lure men to their watery deaths. Soon she finds herself caught between a new boy at school who may have the power to melt her icy exterior, and a handsome water spirit who says he can break Lexi's curse if she gives up everything else.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * ISBN: 9781595144232

On Sale the Week of July 18th in Paperback

July 19th

MISGUIDED ANGEL: A Blue Bloods Novel, by Melissa de la Cruz

Schuyler and Jack must embark on the mission she was destined to complete: to find and protect the five remaining gates that guard earth from Lucifer, lord of the Silver Bloods.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423122579