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July 26, 2011

July 26, 2011
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of July 25th and August 1st that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of July 25th in Hardcover

July 26th


When 17-year-old Dani Solomon admits to having a vision of murdering the little boy she babysits, she becomes the target of a community that wants justice and a vigilante group that wants vengeance.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781416959441

WILDEFIRE by Karsten Knight

Just when high school life starts getting good, Ashline Wilde discovers that a group of gods and goddesses have mysteriously enrolled at Blackwood. And she’s one of them.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9781442421172

WOLFSBANE: Nightshade, Book 2 by Andrea Cremer
This thrilling sequel to the much-talked-about Nightshade begins just where it ended. Calla Tor wakes up in the lair of the Searchers, her sworn enemy, and she's certain her days are numbered.
Philomel Books * ISBN: 9780399254833


On Sale the Week of July 25th in Paperback

July 26th

CLAIRE DE LUNE by Christine Johnson

On her 16th birthday, Claire is initiated into the pack of female werewolves, and she finds her lupine loyalty at odds with her human heart.
Simon Pulse * ISBN: 9781442407664

FAT VAMPIRE: A Never Coming of Age Story, by Adam Rex

Doug Lee is undead quite by accident. Attacked by a desperate vampire, he finds himself cursed with being fat and 15 forever.
Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061920929


On Sale the Week of August 1st in Hardcover

August 1st


Eff is an “unlucky” 13th child, and her twin brother, Lan, is a powerful seventh son of a seventh son. But 13 isn’t always unlucky, and Eff might be the only one who can halt the newest threat encroaching on the settlers.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545033435

THE CRUISERS #2: CHECKMATE by Walter Dean Myers

When Sidney Aronofsky, one of the best chess players in the city, is arrested for trying to buy drugs, the Cruisers are shocked, and they use Sidney’s passion for coded messages as an outlet for expressing themselves in the face of tough decisions that could change them forever.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780439916271

DARK SOULS by Paula Morris

Miranda Tennant arrives in York and meets two boys, one of whom might be one of the city's rumored ghosts...and he’s trying to send her a message.
Point/Scholastic * ISBN: 9780545251327

RAVENWOOD by Andrew Peters

When 14-year-old Ark (a boy who unclogs the toilets) overhears a plot to strip the forest kingdom of Arborium of its precious wood, he must make the treacherous climb down to the darkest roots of Ravenwood if there's any hope of rescuing his threatened tree home.
The Chicken House/Scholastic * ISBN: 9780545305501

STIR IT UP by Ramin Ganeshram

More than anything, Anjali wants to be a chef who competes on a kids' cooking reality TV show. But she must keep her wish a secret from her family, who thinks her passions are beneath her.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545165822

UNDERDOGS by Markus Zusak

Cameron and Ruben Wolfe are intensely loyal to each other. But when Cameron falls head over heels for the girlfriend of his brother and best friend, the strength of their bond is tested to its breaking point.
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic * ISBN: 9780545354424

WANT TO GO PRIVATE? Sarah Darer Littman

Abby and Luke chat online. They've never met. But they are going to. Soon. Then, when Abby goes missing, everyone is left to put the pieces together. If they don't, they'll never see Abby again.
Scholastic Press * ISBN: 9780545151467

August 2nd

When Emma Paxton takes over her missing twin’s life, she discovers that the stakes of lying are life or death.
HarperTeen * ISBN: 9780061869723

THE NEAR WITCH by Victoria Schwab

When the children of Near start disappearing from their beds, Lexi chooses to trust a mysterious, nameless boy as he helps her search for them.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423137870

August 3rd

CIRCLE OF FIRE: Prophecy of the Sisters, Book 3 by Michelle Zink
With time dwindling but her will to end the Prophecy stronger than ever, Lia sets out on a journey to find the remaining keys, locate the missing pages of the Prophecy, and convince her sister Alice to help --- or risk her life trying.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316027373

DARK PARTIES by Sara Grant

Born and raised under the Protectosphere, in an isolated nation ruled by fear and lies, Neva and her best friend Sanna believe the government is lying and stage a "dark party" to recruit members for their underground rebellion.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316085946


On Sale the Week of August 1st in Paperback

August 2nd


Across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the illicit speakeasies of Manhattan, and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway, the fortunes of three girls will rise and fall together and apart.
HarperCollins * ISBN: 9780061962677

THE EXILED QUEEN: A Seven Realms Novel, Book Two by Cinda Williams Chima

Haunted by the loss of his mother and sister, Han Alister journeys south to begin his schooling at Mystwerk House in Oden’s Ford. But leaving the Fells doesn’t mean danger isn’t far behind. Han is hunted every step of the way by the Bayars, a powerful wizarding family set on reclaiming the amulet Han stole from them.
Disney-Hyperion * ISBN: 9781423121374

August 3rd


Before she can rest in peace, Charlotte Usher still has one last assignment to complete. But no one explained what happens if you fall in love with your class project.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316133166


Ellie is crushing on Kevin, a Maori boy in her New Zealand school. In an effort to save him from a mysterious older woman, she finds herself in an all-out war with Maori fairy people who need human lives to gain immortality.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316044387


Jebel Rum has no chance of being named the successor in his kingdom, so he sets out on a quest to the faraway home of a legendary fire god to beg for inhuman powers.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * ISBN: 9780316078641