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December 20, 2011

December 20, 2011
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of December 19th and December 26th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of December 19th in Hardcover

December 20th

FLYAWAY by Helen Landalf

Helen Landalf's debut novel takes a frank, hopeful look at the victims of addiction and their right to a safe and heartening future.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt * 9780547519739

On Sale the Week of December 26th in Hardcover

December 27th

EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Every other day, Kali D'Angelo is a normal 16-year-old girl. But, though she still looks like herself, every 24 hours predatory instincts take over and Kali becomes a demon-hunter with the undeniable urge to hunt zombies, hellhounds, and other supernatural creatures.
EgmontUSA * 9781606841693

KISS CRUSH COLLIDE by Christina Meredith

Leah has the life most high school girls would kill for. So why does she feel like she can’t breathe? And why can’t she stop thinking about the boy from the country club --- the one who her mother would never, ever approve of?
Greenwillow Books * 9780062062246

MAGIC OF THE MOONLIGHT: A Full Moon Novel by Ellen Schreiber

Celeste has more to worry about than a secret romance with a hot guy from the wrong side of town. That guy, Brandon, is a werewolf. Celeste must hide her relationship with him from her best friends, but with the Moonlight Ball approaching, she must make a crucial choice.
Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins * 9780061986574


Lucy is heartbroken when her boyfriend dumps her. But when three girls enter her life with a magical offer, Lucy can’t refuse. All she has to do is get a guy to fall in love with her in the next seven days…and then, break his heart.
HarperTeen * 9780061926181

WHY WE BROKE UP written by Daniel Handler, art by Maira Kalman

Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316127257

On Sale the Week of December 26th in Paperback

December 27th

THE AMANDA PROJECT: Book 3: SHATTERED by Amanda Valentino and Laurie Faria Stolarz
Everything Amanda said about her past was a lie. But from the clues she left behind, her friends discover the danger that forced her to lie and then drove her underground. Despite the risks, they are determined to decipher a top secret code to save her.
HarperTeen * 9780061742170

LOCKDOWN by Walter Dean Myers
LOCKDOWN explores an unlikely friendship between 14-year-old Progress inmate Reese and a man he meets through his work program at a local senior citizens' home. When Mr. Hooft is finally able to open up about his harrowing past, he gives Reese a way to re-envision his own future.
Amistad/HarperCollins * 9780061214820

ONCE IN A FULL MOON by Ellen Schreiber
Bestselling Vampire Kisses author Ellen Schreiber weaves together psychic predictions, generations-old secrets, a town divided, and the possibility of falling in love with a hot and heroic werewolf --- the perfect formula for what happens...once in a full moon.
Katherine Tegen Books * 9780061986529

REAL LIVE BOYFRIENDS: Yes. Boyfriends, plural. If my life weren't complicated, I wouldn't be by Ruby Oliver by E. Lockhart
In this fourth hilarious episode of Ruby Oliver's high school career, the neurotic, hyperverbal heroine of THE BOYFRIEND LIST and its companions THE BOY BOOK and THE TREASURE MAP OF BOYS interviews her friends for a documentary on love and popularity.
Ember/Random House * 9780385734295

ZORA AND ME by Victoria Bond and T. R. Simon
Racial duplicity threatens an idyllic African American community in the turn-of-the-century South in a dazzling debut inspired by the early life of Zora Neale Hurston.
Candlewick Press * 9780763658144

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