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November 15, 2011

November 15, 2011
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of November 14th and November 21st that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of November 14th in Hardcover

November 15th

THE ALWAYS WAR by Margaret Peterson Haddix
For as long as Tessa can remember, her country has been at war. When Gideon, a local boy, wins an award for courage, a strange chain of events is set in motion. Soon, Tessa finds herself in enemy territory and stumbles upon a shocking secret.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781416995265

When Silas Umbers’s father suddenly dies, Silas discovers that he was an Undertaker, who brought peace to the dead trapped in limbo. When Silas discovers the Death Watch, a clock that allows the owner to see the dead, he realizes that he must take his father’s place.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781416991151

MANGAMAN written by Barry Lyga, illustrated by Colleen Doran
Ryoko, a character from a manga world, falls through the Rip into the “real” world --- the western world --- and tries to survive as the ultimate outsider at a typical American high school.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780547423159

THE PLEDGE by Kimberly Derting
In the violent country of Ludania, the language you speak determines what class you are, and there are harsh punishments if you forget your place. But 17-year-old Charlaina has a dangerous ability --- and a forbidden relationship --- that could get her killed.
Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster * 9781442422018

SHATTER ME by Tahereh Mafi
No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But after a lifetime without freedom, Juliette is finally discovering a strength to fight back --- and to find a future with the boy she thought she had lost forever.
HarperCollins * 9780062085481

WHEREVER YOU GO by Heather Davis
Seventeen-year-old Holly Mullen has been devastated ever since her boyfriend, Rob, died in an accident. What she doesn’t know is that Rob’s ghost is watching over her, and he isn’t happy when he sees his best friend, Jason, trying to get close to Holly.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780547501512

On Sale the Week of November 14th in Paperback

November 14th

LAST SACRIFICE: A Vampire Academy Novel by Richelle Mead
The Queen is dead, and the Moroi world will never be the same. Now, with Rose awaiting wrongful execution and Lissa in a deadly struggle for the royal throne, the girls find themselves forced to rely upon enemies and to question those they thought they could trust.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9781595144409

November 15th

Cornelia Greene’s mother, Caty, was once a beautiful bride who lifted the troops’ spirits at Valley Forge. Cornelia knows that rumors of Caty’s past hurt Cornelia’s father, but Caty claims she’s just a flirt. So Cornelia is shocked when she learns that Nathanael Greene may not be her real father.
Graphia Books * 9780547577234
On Sale the Week of November 21st in Hardcover

November 21st

THE FUTURE OF US by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
When a free AOL CD reveals their futures to them via Facebook --- which hasn’t been invented yet --- estranged childhood friends Josh and Emma learn that making different decisions now will affect the outcome of their lives later.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9781595144911

November 22nd

UNLEASHED: Wolf Spring Chronicles, Book 1 by Nancy Holder and Debbie Viguie
The New York Times bestselling authors of the Wicked series have created a new trilogy. The Wolf Springs Chronicles introduces readers to a town of secrets and the new girl who is about to start believing in werewolves.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * 9780385740982

On Sale the Week of November 21st in Paperback

November 22nd

CHARLES AND EMMA: The Darwins' Leap of Faith by Deborah Heiligman
Deborah Heiligman's biography of Charles Darwin, a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature, is a thought-provoking account of the man behind evolutionary theory: how his personal life affected his work and vice versa.
Square Fish * 9780312661045