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November 29, 2011

November 29, 2011
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of November 28th and December 5th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of November 28th in Hardcover

November 29th

During his young life, Charles Dickens witnessed terrible things that stayed with him. After his family went into debt and he found himself working at a shoe-polish factory, Dickens sought out to tell the stories of those who had no voice.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780547395746

LEGEND by Marie Lu
In a futuristic, war-ridden United States, 15-year-old June is being trained for military success. When her brother is killed, a young criminal named Day is the prime suspect, and June is set on avenging the murder --- until they both discover the shocking truth.
Putnam Juvenile * 9780399256752

On Sale the Week of November 28th in Paperback

November 29th

The spaceship Godspeed is on a 300-year journey across the stars to form a new settlement on Earth. Amy has been cryogenically frozen with her parents to awake once the journey is completed, but something has gone wrong and she's awoken 50 years too soon.
Razorbill/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9781595144676

December 1st

Scholarly Mangus the magician and his faithful new servant boy have been marked as easy scapegoats for the traitor lurking within King Claudio’s court. They must gather clues to solve the mystery and prove their innocence before the stroke of midnight...or face death!
Scholastic Paperbacks * 9780545080910
On Sale the Week of December 5th in Hardcover

December 5th

WINTER TOWN by Stephen Emond
Every year, straight-laced, Ivy League-bound Evan looks forward to a visit from his childhood friend, Lucy. But suddenly, Lucy has changed into a dark, scowling stranger, and Evan is determined to find the “Old Lucy” that he knows still exists.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316133326

WITCH & WIZARD: THE FIRE by James Patterson and Jill Dembowski
Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the resistance against the totalitarian regime that governs their world. But the strength of the siblings' magic hasn't been enough to stop the supreme leader's evil rampage, and now they must fight him in the ultimate battle.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316101905

December 6th

CLOCKWORK PRINCE: The Infernal Devices, Book Two by Cassandra Clare
In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute.
Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster * 9781416975885

DEADLY LITTLE VOICES: A Touch Novel by Laurie Faria Stolarz
High school junior Camelia thought her powers of psychometry only gave her the ability to sense the future through touch. But now she has started to hear voices --- mean voices that are berating her, telling her how ugly she is and that she’d be better off dead.
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423131618

FIX ME by Rune Michaels
Orphaned at a young age and terrorized by her brother as a child, Leia feels helpless. She escapes to the zoo, where she finds shelter. But can she ever feel safe? Can she ever forget?
Atheneum Books for Young Readers * 9781416957720

MELODY BURNING by Whitley Strieber
Beresford doesn’t remember how he came to live in the walls of the building that shares his name --- but when teen star Melody McGrath moves in, he knows he has to protect her. The building’s owner has been hiding a fatal secret, and Beresford must risk everything to save Melody.
Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt * 9780805093278

For years scandal has rocked Rosewood, Pennsylvania --- and high school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna and Spencer have always been at the center of the drama. But nothing compares to what happened last spring break, and now A has found out their darkest secret yet.
HarperTeen * 9780062081865

December 8th

Lenzi hears voices and has visions --- gravestones, floods, a boy with steel gray eyes. Then she meets that boy, who reveals that she's a reincarnated Speaker --- someone who can communicate with lost souls --- and that he has been her Protector for centuries.
Philomel/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780399256226

On Sale the Week of December 5th in Paperback

December 5th

FIXING DELILAH by Sarah Ockler
Lately, Delilah’s life has been falling apart. But over a summer of new friendships, unexpected romance, and moments that test the complex bonds between mothers and daughters, Delilah must face her family's painful past.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316052085

December 6th

CRYER’S CROSS by Lisa McMann
Kendall loves life in small town Cryer's Cross, Montana, but she longs to go to school in New York, even though it will mean leaving her wonderful boyfriend behind. But when Cryer's Cross is rocked by tragedy, Kendall shoves her dreams aside to focus on finding her missing friends.
Simon Pulse * 9781416994824

When the friends begin freshman year at three different high schools, they promise to stay as close as ever. The Darlings know they can get through anything as long as they have each other. But now, everything they took for granted about their friendship is starting to feel less certain.
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423127147

ENTICE by Carrie Jones
Zara and Nick are meant to be together forever. But there’s one problem --- Nick is dead. Supposedly, he's been taken to a mythic place called Valhalla, so Zara and her friends might be able to get him back. But in the meantime, a group of evil pixies is devastating Bedford.
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books * 9781599906935

THE LYING GAME by Sara Shepard
Sara Shepard’s new series (following Pretty Little Liars) weaves a mystery of long-lost twins, mistaken identities, a duplicitous circle of friends, and cold-blooded murder.
HarperTeen * 9780061869716

TRICKS by Ellen Hopkins
Five very different teenagers are living their lives as best they can, but they all feel lost, in search of freedom, safety, community and love. The five stories weave together to tell a larger, more powerful story.
Margaret K. McElderry Books/Simon & Schuster * 9781416950080

WITHER: The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Book 1 by Lauren DeStefano
A botched effort to create a perfect race has left all males born with a lifespan of 25 years, and females a lifespan of 20 years. Sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery is unwillingly sold as a bride, but her new husband may be the very key to her escape.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781442409064

December 8th

Rossamund is now the personal servant of the Branden Rose, the most renowned monster-hunter in all of the Half-Continent. But despite the Rose's influence, powerful forces move against them both, intent on capturing Rossamund and destroying Europe.
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780142419441

GRACE by Elizabeth Scott
Grace was raised to be an Angel, a herald of death by suicide bomb. But she refuses to die for the cause, and now she’s on the run. In search of a border she may never reach, she travels among malevolent soldiers on a decrepit train crawling through the desert.
Speak/Penguin Young Readers Group * 9780142419755

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