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January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012
The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of January 30th and February 6th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of January 30th in Hardcover

January 31st

ARTICLE 5 by Kristen Simmons
Kristen Simmons’s debut novel is the first in a thrilling new YA dystopian series set in a world where religious zealotry governs, but true love still prevails.
Tor Teen * 9780765329585

THE DEAD OF WINTER by Chris Priestley

After Michael's parents die, he is invited to stay with his guardian in a desolate country house. He begins to suspect something is not quite right on the day he arrives when he spots a mysterious woman out in the frozen mists. But little can prepare him for the solitude of the house itself.
Bloomsbury USA Children's Books * 9781599907451


Root for Jay Baker as he exchanges ego-blows with his mortal enemy, gets awkward around his dream girl(s), loses his marbles in a Bermudian love triangle, watches his parents' relationship implode, and, finally, learns to keep it real and be himself(ish).
Henry Holt Books for Young Readers * 9780805092561

February 1st

THE CLONE CODES #3: THE VISITORS by Patricia C. McKissack, Frederick L. McKissack and John McKissack
There is a wicked system inside the Topas Corporation, where clones are produced. Only authorized Topas officials are allowed inside. Only they, along with the clones themselves, know what happens within the walls of the world’s largest and most powerful cloning company.
Scholastic Press * 9780439929875

February 2nd

BENEATH A METH MOON by Jacqueline Woodson

Laurel Daneau is still reeling from the losses she endured during Hurricane Katrina. When her new boyfriend introduces her to meth, she spirals into addiction. But as she slowly becomes a shell of her former self, she longs to become whole again.
Nancy Paulsen Books * 9780399252501

HARBINGER by Sara Wilson Etienne

When Faye arrives at Holbrook Academy, she feels strangely connected to the school and the island it sits on. She's even made her first real friends, but odd things keep happening to them. Faye knows she's the reason, but what does it all mean?
Putnam Juvenile * 9780399256684

On Sale the Week of January 30th in Paperback

January 31st

NOMANSLAND by Lesley Hauge
Sometime in the future, after widespread devastation, a lonely, windswept island in the north is populated solely by women. Among them is a group of teenage Trackers, expert equestrians and archers, whose job is to protect their shores from the enemy --- men.
Square Fish * 9780312674380

February 1st

CLARITY by Kim Harrington

Clare sees things no one else can see. All she has to do is touch a certain object, and the visions come to her. When a teenage girl is found murdered, Clare's brother --- who has supernatural gifts of his own --- becomes the prime suspect. Clare must venture into the depths of fear, revenge and lust in order to track the real killer.
Point * 9780545230513


May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. Yet after her 15th birthday, the urge to break free becomes overpowering and May makes a life-changing discovery. She is a mermaid --- a creature of the sea.
Scholastic Press * 9780545243315

EMPTY by Suzanne Weyn

Ten years from now, the world is dangerously close to running out of oil. Supplies, especially those made from petroleum, are getting scarce. When a category 6 hurricane hits, leaving the East Coast in a disaster zone, three very different teens work together to survive in this new world.
Scholastic Paperbacks * 9780545172790
On Sale the Week of February 6th in Hardcover

February 6th

DJ RISING by Love Maia

In between caring for his heroin-addicted mother and keeping his scholarship at a fancy prep school, Marley dreams of becoming a professional DJ. When chance lands him his first real DJ job, his career as "DJ Ice" suddenly skyrockets --- until heart-rending disaster at home brings Marley crashing back down to earth.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316121873

THE RIVALS by Daisy Whitney

This year Alex Patrick is head of the Mockingbirds, a secret society of students who police and protect her elite school’s student body. But when a secret drug ring springs up, each new clue drives a wedge between Alex and the people she loves most.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers * 9780316090575

February 7th

BORN WICKED: The Cahill Witch Chronicles, Book One by Jessica Spotswood

Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. But the truth is even worse: they're witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship --- or an early grave.
Putnam Juvenile * 9780399257452

DEAD TO YOU by Lisa McMann

Ethan was abducted from his front yard when he was seven. Now, at 16, he has returned to his family. It's a first. But his reintroduction to his old life isn't going smoothly, and there's something that's keeping his memory blocked. Something unspeakable.
Simon Pulse * 9781442403888

Sutton Mercer watches from the afterlife as her long-lost twin, Emma Paxton, takes over her identity to solve her murder. But after ruling out her early leads, Emma still hasn’t found Sutton’s killer. A lot of people wanted her dead --- but one name keeps popping up: Thayer Vega.
HarperTeen * 9780061869747


When Cameron Post’s parents die suddenly in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief --- that they’ll never know that, hours earlier, she had been kissing a girl. But that relief doesn’t last, when she is forced to live with her ultra-conservative aunt Ruth and a whole new slew of challenges.
Balzer + Bray * 9780062020567

SOMEBODY, PLEASE TELL ME WHO I AM by Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis

Haunted by memories of 9/11, popular high schooler Ben enlists in the army. After his convoy gets caught in an explosion, Ben is in a coma for two months. When he wakes up, he doesn't know where he is, and he doesn't remember anything about his old life.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781416938958

On Sale the Week of February 6th in Paperback

February 7th

ANGEL: A Maximum Ride Novel by James Patterson
Evil scientists are still trying to convince Max to save the world. Even worse, they're trying to convince her that her perfect mate is Dylan…and Max is starting to believe it. Meanwhile, a new doomsday cult emerges. Fang tries to create his own gang of evolved humans, but he must unite with Max to defeat them.
Little, Brown and Company * 9780316038324

CHOKER by Elizabeth Woods
Cara feels mostly invisible at school, except when popular Alexis and her friends bully her. When her childhood friend, Zoe, shows up unexpectedly, Cara begins gaining back some confidence. But when tragic accidents start happening to Alexis and company, Cara begins to wonder if Zoe may be responsible.
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers * 9781442412347

DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver
From Lauren Oliver, the bestselling author of BEFORE I FALL, comes the first book in a stunning new dystopian trilogy. Enter a world where love is forbidden.
HarperCollins * 9780061726835
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