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July 24, 2012

July 24, 2012

The following are lists of books releasing the weeks of July 23rd and July 30th that we think will be of interest to readers.

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On Sale the Week of July 23rd in Hardcover

July 24th

ENDLESSLY by Kiersten White
The new director at the International Paranormal Containment Agency wants to drag Evie back to headquarters. The Dark Faerie queen is torturing humans, and supernatural creatures keep insisting that Evie is the only one who can save them from a mysterious, perilous fate.
HarperTeen * 9780061985881

RED HEART TATTOO by Lurlene McDaniel
At 7:45 a.m. on the day before Thanksgiving break, a bomb goes off at Edison High. Nine people die instantly, and 15 are critically injured. Those who survive struggle to cope with the loss and destruction. All must find new meaning for their lives as a result of something they may never understand.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers * 9780385734622

Eleanor Fitt has a lot to worry about. Whoever is controlling the Dead army has taken her brother as well. If Eleanor is going to find him, she'll have to venture into the lab of the notorious Spirit-Hunters, who protect the city from supernatural forces. But as Eleanor spends more time with the Spirit-Hunters, the situation becomes dire. Not only is her reputation on the line, her very life may hang in the balance.
HarperTeen * 9780062083265
On Sale the Week of July 23rd in Paperback

July 24th

DRAIN YOU by M. Beth Bloom
Quinlan Lacey's life is a red carpet of weird fashions, hip bands, random parties, and chilling by the pool with her on-and-off BFF Libby. One night she meets gorgeous James, and her whole world turns crazy. But unfortunately, this new romance brings with it some majorly evil baggage. To make things right, Quinn has to do a lot of things wrong (including breaking and entering, kidnapping and lying).
HarperTeen * 9780062036865

I AM NUMBER FOUR: The Lost Files: The Legacies by Pittacus Lore
I AM NUMBER FOUR: THE LOST FILES: THE LEGACIES contains three action-packed novellas that give the heart-pounding backstories of some of your favorite Loriens. Originally published as the e-novellas SIX'S LEGACY, NINE'S LEGACY and THE FALLEN LEGACIES, now, for the first time ever, their backstories are together in one volume.
HarperCollins * 9780062211101

THE POWER OF SIX by Pittacus Lore
In the beginning there were nine. Nine aliens who left their home planet of Lorien when it fell under attack by the evil Mogadorians. The Mogadorians caught Number One in Malaysia, Number Two in England, and Number Three in Kenya. They killed them all. John Smith is Number Four, he has just met Number Six, and he knows the survival and the fate of Lorien --- and Earth --- now rest in their hands.
HarperCollins * 9780061974571

REACHING THROUGH TIME: Three Novellas by Lurlene McDaniel
Sarah finds herself in a strange place and can recall only one thing --- her name. Meanwhile, Drake Iverson lands a summer job on Sandstone Mountain; there are no computers, and he must do all the work by hand in a large leather-bound book. And Dylan Sorenson offers his help to a girl who seems to be in distress, which leads to a budding romance full of deception.
Ember * 9780440240181

SUPERNATURALLY by Kiersten White
Evie finally has the normal life she's always longed for, but is shocked to discover that being ordinary can be boring. So she leaps at the chance to work for the International Paranormal Containment Agency again. But when Evie's faerie ex-boyfriend tells her that a battle is brewing between the faerie courts that could throw the whole paranormal world into chaos, she learns that the prize in question is…herself!
HarperTeen * 9780061985874

As Cullen navigates a summer of finding and losing love, holding his fragile family together, and muddling his way into adulthood, a young, disillusioned missionary in Africa searches for meaning wherever he can find it. Soon, these two seemingly-divergent stories are brought face-to-face.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers * 9781442413344
On Sale the Week of July 30th in Hardcover

July 31st

Sutton Mercer lived the high life --- until someone took it all away. Now Sutton watches from beyond the grave as her long-lost twin, Emma, who assumed her identity, tries to find Sutton’s killer. Emma is crossing off suspects, but her own life is in danger as the murderer resorts to extreme measures to keep her quiet.
HarperTeen * 9780061869761

August 1st

THE CRUISERS #3: A STAR IS BORN by Walter Dean Myers
The Cruiser, an alternative newspaper published by Zander and his crew of middle school misfits, is alive and well. And now there's plenty to report on when LaShonda, one of the Cruisers, steps into the spotlight with her costume designs for an upcoming play. LaShonda's designs get rave reviews, but she soon learns that show business is filled with challenges and choices.
Scholastic Press * 9780439916288

THE FAR WEST by Patricia C. Wrede
As an unlucky 13th child who is also the seventh daughter in her family, life at the edge of the Great Barrier Spell is different from anyone else's that Eff knows. When the government forms an expedition to map the Far West, Eff has the opportunity to travel farther than anyone in the world. With Lan, her twin brother William, Professor Torgeson, Wash, and Professor Ochiba, Eff finds that nothing on the wild frontier is as they expected.
Scholastic Press * 9780545033442

Elsabeth James can hear people's thoughts and sometimes see what they see. When she sails with her sister, father and governess to America, however, she does not foresee that their ship will be wrecked in a storm. She washes up on a South Carolina plantation, where she falls in love with a boy she meets there and learns magic and healing from an unexpected source.
Scholastic Press * 9780545334860

Casey Quinn is a farm girl living in the red-dust countryside of South Carolina in 1959. Her family can't afford ballet lessons, but her dream is to dance in New York City. Casey has the grit and the grace: Is that enough to make it in Manhattan someday? When she meets a visionary choreographer she calls "Miss Martha," Casey's ballerina dream takes a thoroughly, thrillingly modern twist!
The Chicken House * 9780545393782

August 2nd

SURVIVE by Alex Morel
Jane is on a plane on her way home from a mental hospital. Just as she is about to kill herself, the plane hits turbulence and everything goes black. Jane wakes up and realizes there is only one other survivor: a boy named Paul, who inspires Jane to want to fight for her life for the first time. But the wilderness is a vast and lethal force, and only one of them will survive.
Razorbill * 9781595145109

On Sale the Week of July 30th in Paperback

July 31st

BEAUTIFUL DAYS: A Bright Young Things Novel by Anna Godbersen
In this sequel to BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS, Anna Godbersen continues the story of Cordelia, Letty and Astrid, three girls caught up in the glittering parties and speakeasy raids of Jazz Age New York. Cordelia is now at the helm of a bootlegging enterprise, while Letty is determined to make her Broadway dreams come true at any price. And Astrid is torn between marriage and continuing to live the uninhibited life of a single girl.
HarperCollins * 9780061962691

Sutton Mercer is dead, but only a few people know it. Her long-lost twin, Emma, has stepped into her shoes --- doing her best to flirt with Sutton’s boyfriend, hang with her friends, and live with her family all while tracking down Sutton’s murderer. But the killer wants Emma to keep playing the part of Sutton --- after all, no missing person means no investigation --- and will do anything to make sure Emma toes the line.
HarperTeen * 9780061869730

August 1st

PLAIN KATE by Erin Bow

Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses. So when her village falls on hard times, the townspeople look for someone to blame, and their eyes fall on Kate. Enter Linay, a stranger with a proposition: In exchange for her shadow, he'll give Kate the means to escape the town that seems set to burn her, and what's more, he'll grant her heart's wish.
Arthur A. Levine Books * 9780545166652

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