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September 20, 2011

September 20, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of September 19th and September 26th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of September 19th in Hardcover

September 19th

DANIEL X: GAME OVER by James Patterson and Ned Rust
When Daniel X discovers that a duo of evil extraterrestrials is plotting to control kids around the world through video games, he's determined to take them both out of commission.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316101783

September 20th

BEAUTIFUL DAYS: A Bright Young Things Novel, by Anna Godbersen
From the New York Times bestselling author of THE LUXE comes the second book in an epic series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age.
HarperCollins * 9780061962684

GOLIATH by Scott Westerfeld

The tension thickens as the Leviathan steams toward New York City with a homicidal lunatic on board. Secrets suddenly unravel, characters reappear, and nothing is at it seems in this conclusion to Scott Westerfeld’s trilogy.
Simon Pulse * 9781416971771


Always overshadowed by her six brothers and her fab friends, Clawdeen Wolf plans to finally strut her stuff in the spotlight at her upcoming Sweet Sixteen bash. But after The Ghoul Next Door goes viral, it's into the woods for the family Wolf.
Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316099196


A tragedy on the very day her baby is born starts a series of events that overwhelms 16-year-old Eleanor Crowe with unexpected emotions and difficult choices.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780152065706


Heather Brewer brings us the other side of the story told in The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, from the perspective of Vlad’s former friend turned mortal enemy: vampire slayer Joss McMillan.
Dial Books for Young Readers * 9780803737419

THE UNDERDOGS by Mike Lupica

With no funding for things like uniforms and a cared-for playing field, with seemingly every other family moving to find jobs, there simply isn't enough money or players for a football season. Can one kid rally an entire town and give everyone a reason to believe?
Philomel * 9780399250019


On Sale the Week of September 19th in Paperback

September 19th

BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS: A Beautiful Creatures Novel, by Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia
Haunted by strange visions only he can see, Ethan is pulled deeper into his town's tangled history and finds himself caught up in the dangerous network of underground passageways endlessly crisscrossing the South, where nothing is as it seems.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316077040

September 20th

MATCHED by Ally Condie
Cassia has always trusted the Society. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he’s the one…until she sees Ky Markham's face before the screen fades to black.
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780142419779

On Sale the Week of September 26th in Hardcover

September 27th

A new chapter in the epic story of 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush and her journeys through the world of the Abarat begins, where every hour is an island in one eternal day, and nothing is as it seems.
HarperCollins * 9780060291716

Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316134026

LOST IN TIME: A Blue Bloods Novel, by Melissa de la Cruz
To fulfill the Van Alen Legacy, Schuyler travels to Alexandria to search for Catherine of Siena and the Gate of Promise. But Schuyler quickly discovers that everything she believed about the Gate to be wrong.
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423121299

Mara Dyer believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed her friends and left her strangely unharmed. There is. She doesn't believe that after everything she's been through, she can fall in love. She's wrong.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781442421769

September 29th

THE NAME OF THE STAR by Maureen Johnson
The day Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London marks the start of a new life at a boarding school. But for many, this will be remembered as the day a series of brutal murders broke out across the city, mimicking the Jack the Ripper events of more than a century ago.
Putnam Juvenile * 9780399256608

October 1st

FLYAWAY by Lucy Christopher

As Isla struggles with her father's frailty and the new feelings she has for a boy named Harry, she's determined to help the only way she knows how --- through her love of birds.
The Chicken House/Scholastic * 9780545317719

A WEB OF AIR by Philip Reeve

Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly.
Scholastic Press * 9780545222167


On Sale the Week of September 26th in Paperback

September 27th

DEADLY LITTLE GAMES: A Touch Novel, by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Camelia’s friend, Adam, is receiving mysterious crossword puzzles with threatening clues. She tries to help him, but they can’t seem to find any answers, plus it’s causing her boyfriend Ben to worry about their relationship. What good is having the extrasensory perception of psychometry if she can’t save her friends in time?
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423134961

I SHALL WEAR MIDNIGHT: A Tiffany Aching Adventure, by Terry Pratchett
As the witch of the Chalk, Tiffany Aching performs the bits of witchcraft that people seldom ever hear about: She does the unglamorous work of caring for the needy. But someone --- or something --- is igniting fear, inculcating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches.
HarperCollins * 9780061433061

REVOLVER by Marcus Sedgwick
In an isolated cabin in an Arctic wilderness, 14-year-old Sig is alone with his father, who froze to death only hours earlier. Then, a stranger appears outside his door who claims that Sig’s father ran off with his gold --- and threatening awful violence if Sig doesn’t tell him where it is.
Square Fish * 9780312547974

THE STORM IN THE BARN written and illustrated by Matt Phelan
Eleven-year-old Jack Clark’s life is as bleak as the dust fields that used to be his family's farm. But when a mysterious figure appears in an abandoned barn, Jack finds an adventure he may not be prepared for.
Candlewick Press * 9780763652906

September 29th

Piper is a 17-year-old high school senior, and she's just been challenged to get her school's super-popular rock band, Dumb, a paying gig. The catch? Piper is deaf.
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780142419434

Being the new girl at school is rough. But when the popular girls choose Kerry as the newest member of their clique, she thinks her troubles are finally finished. When her three new friends are killed in a horrifying car crash, her life seems over as well. But then the texts begin…
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780142419427

October 1st

THE GOOD NEIGHBORS, Book Three: KIND written by Holly Black, illustrated by Ted Naifeh
After biding their time, the faeries have taken control of the human world. The fey and mortals might not be such good neighbors after all.
Graphix/Scholastic * 9780439855679

LIPS TOUCH: THREE TIMES written by Laini Taylor, illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo
Everyone dreams of getting the kiss of a lifetime. But what if that kiss carried some unexpected consequences?
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic * 9780545055864