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January 17, 2012

January 17, 2012
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of January 16th and January 23rd that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of January 16th in Hardcover

January 17th

FRACTURE by Megan Miranda

Delaney Maxwell was pulled from an icy lake after 11 minutes underwater, yet she miraculously survived. But now, pulled by strange sensations she can't control or explain, Delaney finds herself drawn to the dying. Is her altered brain now predicting death, or causing it?
Walker Books for Young Readers * 9780802723093

HALLOWED: An Unearthly Novel by Cynthia Hand

In this sequel to UNEARTHLY, Clara Gardner is torn between her love for Tucker and her complicated feelings about the roles she and Christian seem destined to play. And she is shocked to learn that someone she loves will die in a matter of months.
HarperTeen * 9780061996184

IN DARKNESS by Nick Lake

"Shorty" is a Haitian boy trapped among ruins when the earth explodes around him. Surrounded by bodies and desperately weak, death seems imminent. But then he becomes aware of another presence --- one reaching out to him across 200 years of history.
Bloomsbury USA Children's Books * 9781599907437

LOVETORN by Kavita Daswani

Shalini has just arrived in L.A. from India. Everything about her is different --- especially the fact that she has been engaged since she was three, to a boy back in India. But when she meets Toby, she begins to question everything she thought she knew about herself.
HarperTeen * 9780061673115

THE PREGNANCY PROJECT: A Memoir by Gaby Rodriguez with Jenna Glatzer

Gaby Rodriguez was repeatedly told she would end up a teen mom like her mother. As a high school project, she faked her own pregnancy to find out how her community would react. What she learned changed her life, and made international headlines in the process.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781442446229

STOLEN AWAY by Alyxandra Harvey

For 17 years, Eloise Hart had no idea the world of Faery even existed. Now she has been abducted and trapped in the Rath of Lord Strahan, King of Faery. Strahan was only meant to rule for seven years. But he won't comply, and now chaos threatens both worlds.
Walker Books for Young Readers * 9780802721891

January 19th

TRY NOT TO BREATHE by Jennifer R. Hubbard

Ryan is 16, post-suicidal, and trying to figure out what to do after a stint in a mental hospital. Then Nicki barges into his world, brimming with life, and asking questions about Ryan's depression that no one else has ever been brave enough --- or cared enough --- to ask.
Viking Juvenile * 9780670013906

On Sale the Week of January 23rd in Hardcover

January 24th

DIABOLICAL by Cynthia Leitich Smith

When "slipped" angel Zachary and his werewolf pal, Kieren, arrive at a mysterious New England boarding school, they quickly find themselves in a hellish lockdown with an intriguing assortment of secretive, hand-picked students.
Candlewick * 9780763651183

EVERNEATH by Brodi Ashton

Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath. Now she’s returned --- to her old life, her family, her boyfriend --- and she has six months before she’s banished back to the underworld…this time forever.
Balzer + Bray * 9780062071132

FALLEN IN LOVE: A Fallen Novel in Stories by Lauren Kate

FALLEN IN LOVE includes four original new stories collected in a new novel set in the Middle Ages by Lauren Kate. It gives fans the never-revealed stories of Fallen characters as they intertwine with the epic love story of Luce and Daniel.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * 9780385742610


Seventeen-year-old Sadie has been in love with her best friend, Garrett, for two painful years. When he leaves for the summer and falls for another girl, Sadie decides she needs a total Garrett detox, and embarks on a summer of personal reinvention.
Candlewick * 9780763655075

PINK SMOG: Becoming Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block

Weetzie is Louise’s dad’s nickname for her, but it won’t stay put. Neither will her dad. But L.A. is a city full of strange angels, and Louise embarks on a journey to sift through the smog of her heartbreak, to grow her own wings, to become Weetzie.
HarperTeen * 9780061565984

THERE IS NO DOG by Meg Rosoff

In the beginning, Bob created the heavens and the earth. But mostly he prefers eating junk food and leaving his dirty clothes in a heap at the side of his bed. And every time he falls in love, Earth erupts in natural disasters.
Putnam Juvenile * 9780399257643

THE WAY WE FALL by Megan Crewe

When 16-year-old Kaelyn lets her best friend leave without saying goodbye, she never dreams that she might not see him again. But then a strange virus sweeps through her island community, and the government quarantines the island: no one can leave, and no one can come back.
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423146162

On Sale the Week of January 23rd in Paperback

January 24th


It seems the great Bartimaeus has finally met his match in this prequel to The Bartimaeus Trilogy. He’ll have to contend with an unpleasant master and his sinister servant, and he runs into just a “spot” of trouble with King Solomon’s magic ring.
Disney-Hyperion * 9781423124047

FORBIDDEN by Syrie James and Ryan M. James

Claire Brennan has been attending Emerson Academy for two years now and is desperate to stay put for the rest of high school. So there’s no way she’s going to tell her mom about the psychic visions she’s been having or the creepy warnings that she’s in danger.
HarperTeen * 9780062027894

SPLIT by Swati Avasthi

First-time novelist Swati Avasthi has created a riveting portrait of what happens after. After you’ve said enough, after you’ve run, after you’ve made the split. How do you begin to live again?
Ember * 9780375863417

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