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November 1, 2011

November 1, 2011

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of October 31st and November 7th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of October 31st in Hardcover

November 1st

CROSSED by Ally Condie
Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky, only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues behind. During her quest, an invitation for rebellion, an unexpected betrayal, and a surprise visit from Xander change the game once again.
Dutton Juvenile * 9780525423652

DARK EDEN by Patrick Carman
Will Besting is sent to an institution meant to help patients with crippling phobias. He and six others take turns in mysterious fear chambers, and though they feel emboldened afterwards, they also start developing strange side effects.
Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * 9780062009708

DARK INSIDE by Jeyn Roberts
The world has descended into chaos, and an ancient evil has been unleashed, turning everyday people into killers. After each surviving tragic disasters, four teens must fight to hold on to their sanity and their humanity.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781442423510

FIRST DAY ON EARTH by Cecil Castellucci
Mal lives on the fringes of high school. Angry. Misunderstood. Yet loving the world --- or at least an idea of the world. Then he meets Hooper. Who says he's from another planet. And may be going home very soon.
Scholastic Press * 9780545060820

iBOY by Kevin Brooks
After fragments of a shattered iPhone are embedded into his brain during an attack, Tom Harvey suddenly knows, sees, and can do more than any normal boy ever could. But he must make life-altering decisions about how he will use his new power.
The Chicken House/Scholastic * 9780545317689

LIAR’S MOON by Elizabeth C. Bunce
Pickpocket Digger was once rescued by Lord Durrel Decath, a fellow criminal. Digger sets out to return the favor, but soon finds that Durrel’s past is shadier than she thought --- and that she might be falling in love with a murderer.
Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic * 9780545136082

Four best friends pledge to return home from the Vietnam War together. Although they each serve in a different branch, they do everything they can to keep each other safe, at all costs.
Scholastic Press * 9780545270298


On Sale the Week of October 31st in Paperback

November 1st

RECKONING: A Strange Angels Novel, by Lili St. Crow
Nobody expected Dru to survive this long. She's battled zombies, jealous djamphirs, and bloodthirsty suckers. But now that Dru has bloomed into a svetocha --- rare, beautiful, and toxic to all vampires --- the worst is yet to come.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9781595143952

UNEARTHLY by Cynthia Hand
Clara Gardner has recently learned that she’s part angel, and she has to figure out what she was put on this earth to do. Her visions of a raging forest fire lead her to a new school and an intense love triangle, but her elusive destiny awaits her.
HarperTeen * 9780061996177

On Sale the Week of November 7th in Hardcover

November 7th

Emma Conway has never fit into the sweater-set-wearing world of her political family. But when she accidentally lets her father's presidential plans slip on national television, Emma finds herself thrown into the spotlight.
Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316179683

November 8th

James “Hercules” Martino has two weeks to accomplish the 12 tasks given to him by his uncle. The tasks will take him to the far reaches of Baltimore, lead him to an Unattainable Woman, and change the way he sees everything.
Roaring Brook Press * 9781596435957

FINDING SOMEWHERE by Joseph Monninger
Determined to set an old, ailing horse free, best friends Hattie and Delores drive him west in search of rangeland. But the road takes some unexpected turns as the girls get their own taste of freedom --- and as they confront the reasons they left home.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * 9780385739429

INHERITANCE by Christopher Paolini
Not so very long ago, Eragon --- Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider --- was nothing but a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now the fate of an entire civilization rests on their shoulders.
Knopf Books for Young Readers * 9780375856112

LITTLE WOMEN AND ME by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
When Emily gets an assignment to describe what she’d change about a classic novel, she pounces on LITTLE WOMEN. But when she gets mysteriously transported into the 1860s, she discovers that righting fictional wrongs won’t be as easy as she thought.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books * 9781599905143


On Sale the Week of November 7th in Paperback

November 7th

Hollywood “It Girl” Kaitlin Burke is back in L.A. starting a sitcom with her former-nemesis-now-BFF, Sky. The show is a huge success, but after several frightening incidents, she must question the true meaning of fame --- and of love.
Poppy/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316045551

November 8th

Inspired by the novella and opera Carmen, Jen Bryant tells the story of the romance between Carmen, a high school drop-out in pursuit of a musical career, and Ryan, an ambitious student at the Valley Forge Military Academy.
Ember/Random House * 9780375850974

I WILL SAVE YOU by Matt de la Pena
Desperate to get away from his group home, Kidd takes a caretaker job at the beach for the summer. He develops a crush on Olivia, the prettiest girl in Cardiff, but then his best friend arrives and refuses to leave until he has taught him a few harsh lessons.
Ember/Random House * 9780385738286

JUMPSTART THE WORLD by Catherine Ryan Hyde
After Elle’s mother kicks her out, Elle befriends her sweet, charming new neighbor, Frank, and his girlfriend. When she learns that Frank is transgender, Elle’s world turns upside down. But a nearly fatal accident forces her to face the true meaning of friendship, acceptance and love.
Ember/Random House * 9780375866265