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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

November 2015


See No Color by Shannon Gibney - African American Interest, Fiction, Women's Studies

Carolrhoda Lab (TM) | 9781467776820 | Published November 1, 2015

Despite some teasing, sixteen-year-old Alex Kirtridge found that being a biracial girl in a white family didn't make much of a difference as long as she was a star on the diamond. But now, things are changing: she meets Reggie, the first black guy who's wanted to get to know her; she discovers the letters from her biological father that her adoptive parents have kept from her; and her body starts to grow into a woman's, affecting her game. Alex begins to question who she really is. She's always dreamed of playing pro baseball just like her father, but can she really do it? Does she truly fit in with her white family? What does it mean to be black?

Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn - Fiction

Entangled: Teen | 9781633752382 | Published November 3, 2015

Callie lives in a world where her destiny has already been her future self. When she sees the vision of becoming a criminal, and murdering her younger sister, she must run from her future and the government. She sets in motion a chain of events that she hopes will change her fate. But if they don't go as planned, she must figure out how to protect her sister from the biggest threat of all --- Callie, herself.
Hotel Ruby by Suzanne Young - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction

Simon Pulse | 9781481423007 | Published November 3, 2015

When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on the doorstep of a DNA-matched stranger because their father is drowning in his grief. Audrey and her family only plan to stay the night, but life in the Ruby can be intoxicating. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful. The more Audrey learns about the new people she’s met, the more her curiosity grows. She’s torn in different directions --- the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between in a place that is so much more than it seems…

How to Be Brave by E. Katherine Kottaras - Family Life, Young Adult 12+

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250072801 | Published November 3, 2015

Georgia has always lived life on the sidelines: uncomfortable with her weight, awkward, never been kissed, terrified of failing.
Then her mom dies and her world is turned upside down. But instead of getting lost in her pain, she decides to enjoy life while she still can by truly living for the first time. She makes a list of ways to be brave --- all the things she's always wanted to do but has been too afraid to try: learn to draw, try out for cheerleading, cut class, ask him out, kiss him, see what happens from there.
Need by Joelle Charbonneau - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544416697 | Published November 3, 2015

Teenagers at Wisconsin’s Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need…regardless of the consequences. Soon the site turns sinister, with simple pranks escalating to malicious crimes. The body count rises. In this chilling thriller, the author of the bestselling Testing trilogy examines not only the dark side of social media, but the dark side of human nature.

The Anatomical Shape of a Heart by Jenn Bennett - Fiction

Feiwel & Friends | 9781250066459 | Published November 3, 2015

Artist Beatrix Adams is ready to tackle the one thing that will give her an advantage in a museum-sponsored scholarship contest: drawing actual cadavers. But when she tries to sneak her way into the hospital's Willed Body program and misses the last metro train home, she meets a boy who turns her summer plans upside down. Jack is charming, wildly attractive…and possibly one of San Francisco's most notorious graffiti artists. On midnight buses and city rooftops, Beatrix begins to see who Jack really is --- and tries to uncover what he's hiding that leaves him so wounded.

The Conjuror's Riddle by Andrea Cremer - Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Science Fiction

Philomel Books | 9780399164248 | Published November 3, 2015

Charlotte leads her group of exiles west, plunging into a wild world of shady merchants and surly rivermen on the way to New Orleans. But as Charlotte learns more about the revolution she has championed, she wonders if she's on the right side after all. Charlotte and her friends get to know the mystical New Orleans bayou and deep into the shadowy tunnels below the city --- the den of criminals, assassins and pirates --- Charlotte must decide if the revolution's goals justify their means, or if some things, like the lives of her friends, are too sacred to sacrifice.

The Girl with the Wrong Name by Barnabas Miller - Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy

Soho Teen | 9781616951948 | Published November 3, 2015

Ever since The Night in Question left her with a hideous scar and no memory of what happened, Theo Lane has been using a hidden button cam to keep the world at bay. She spends the entire summer in a Manhattan café, secretly documenting random “subjects.”Her most interesting subject is the Lost Boy, a stranger who comes in every day at the same time. When she finally gets up the courage to talk to him she discovers why: the Lost Boy, Andy, is waiting for someone who said she’d meet him there…four days ago. Intoxicated by Andy’s love for this mystery girl, Theo agrees to help him find her, and her unhealthy obsession pulls her into a perilous, mind-bending journey. But is it really Andy’s world she’s investigating? Or is it her own?

The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens - Fiction

Harper Teen | 9780062245410 | Published November 3, 2015

Sadie Kingston is living in the aftermath. A year after surviving a car accident that killed her friend Trent and left her body and face scarred, she can't move forward. The only person who seems to understand her is Trent's brother, Max. As Sadie begins to fall for Max, she's unsure if she is truly healed enough to be with him. But Max looks at her scars and doesn't shy away.

Traffick by Ellen Hopkins - Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Margaret K. McElderry Books | 9781442482876 | Published November 3, 2015

In TRICKS, Ellen Hopkins introduced us to five memorable characters tackling enormous questions: Eden, the preacher’s daughter who is helped into a child prostitution rescue; Seth, the gay farm boy who finds himself without money or resources other than his own body; Whitney, the privileged kid whose dreams are ruined in a heroin haze; Ginger, who is arrested for soliciting an undercover cop; and Cody, whose gambling habit forces him into the life, but who is shot and left for dead. And now, in TRAFFICK, these five are faced with the toughest question of all: Is there a way out?

Until We Meet Again by Renee Collins - Historical Fiction, Science Fiction

Sourcebooks Fire | 9781492621164 | Published November 3, 2015

The last thing Cassandra wants is to spend the summer before her senior year marooned in a snooty Massachusetts shore town. Cass craves drama and adventure, which is hard when she just feels stuck. But when a dreamy stranger shows up on her family's private beach, claiming that it is his property-and that the year is 1925 --- Cass is swept into a mystery a hundred years in the making. As she searches for answers in the present, Cass discovers a truth that thrusts Lawrence's life into jeopardy. Desperate to save the boy who's come to mean everything to her, Cassandra must find a way to change history...or risk losing Lawrence forever.

All The Major Constellations by Pratima Cranse - Family Life, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780670016457 | Published November 10, 2015

Andrew is leaving high school behind and looking ahead to a fresh start at college and distance from his not-so-secret infatuation: Laura Lettel. But when a terrible accident leaves him without the companionship of his two best friends, Andrew is cast adrift and alone --- until Laura unexpectedly offers him comfort, friendship and the support of a youth group of true believers, fundamentalist Christians with problems and secrets of their own.
Consent by Nancy Ohlin - Fiction

Simon Pulse | 9781442464902 | Published November 10, 2015

In this sexy and intriguing novel, an intense --- and passionate --- bond between a high school senior and her music teacher becomes a public scandal that threatens the reputation of both.

Da Vinci's Tiger by L. M. Elliott - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance

Katherine Tegen Books | 9780060744243 | Published November 10, 2015

The young and beautiful daughter of a wealthy family, Ginevra longs to share her poetry and participate in the artistic ferment of Renaissance Florence but is trapped in an arranged marriage in a society dictated by men. The arrival of the charismatic Venetian ambassador, Bernardo Bembo, introduces Ginevra to a dazzling circle of patrons, artists and philosophers. Bembo chooses Ginevra as his Platonic muse and commissions a portrait of her by a young Leonardo da Vinci. Posing for the brilliant painter inspires an intimate connection between them, one Ginevra only begins to understand.

Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick - Fiction, Romance

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books | 9781471125089 | Published November 10, 2015

Another thrilling read from the queen of YA smoulder, Becca Fitzpatrick. If you enjoyed Hush, Hush, you'll love Dangerous Lies...Stella Gordon's life is a lie. She does not belong in Thunder Basin, Nebraska. As the key witness in a murder trial, Stella is under witness protection, living a life she doesn't want. No one can know who she really is. Not even Chet Falconer, her hot, enigmatic neighbor. But against her better judgment, Stella finds herself falling under Chet's spell...A storm is brewing. Is Stella really safe in Thunder Basin? And will Chet be her shelter, or her downfall ...?

For the Record by Charlotte Huang - Fiction

Delacorte | 9780553511826 | Published November 10, 2015

Chelsea thought she knew what being a rock star was like…until she became one. After losing a TV talent show, she slid back into small-town anonymity. But one phone call changed everything. Now she’s the lead singer of the band Melbourne, performing in sold-out clubs every night and living on a bus with three gorgeous and talented guys. The bummer is that the band barely tolerates her. And when teen hearthrob Lucas Rivers take an interest in her, Chelsea is suddenly famous, bringing Melbourne to the next level --- not that they’re happy about that. Her feelings for Beckett, Melbourne’s bassist, are making life even more complicated. Chelsea only has the summer tour to make the band --- and their fans --- love her. The paparazzi, the haters, the grueling schedule…Chelsea believed she could handle it. But what if she can’t?

Hello Life! by Marcus Butler - Entertainment, Health, Young Adult 12+

Gallery Books | 9781501129988 | Published November 10, 2015

For a twenty-three-year-old, Marcus Butler knows a lot about life --- and not just from his own experiences but from the millions of followers on YouTube who chat with him on his irreverent channel, known for its mix of hilarious sketches, light-hearted banter and deeply empathetic take on serious issues. In this funny, colorful handbook, the warm and totally down-to-earth star shares his trademark big-brotherly advice for navigating the trickier aspects of modern living.

In the Footsteps of Crazy Horse by Joseph Marshall III - Children's 9-13, Culture, Family Life

Amulet Books | 9781419707858 | Published November 10, 2015

Serendipity's Footsteps by Suzanne Nelson - Historical Fiction, Holocaust, Young Adult 12+

Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780385392129 | Published November 10, 2015

Dalya is the daughter of a cobbler in 1930s Berlin, and though she is only fifteen, she knows she will follow in her father’s footsteps. When she is forced into a concentration camp one violent November night, she must leave behind everything she knew and loved.
Ray is a modern-day orphan, jagged around the edges in every possible way. She sees an impulsive escape to New York as her only chance at happiness; there, she knows she’ll be able to convert her sorrows into songs.
Pinny is an unwavering optimist and Ray’s unintended travel companion on her passage to a new life. She inherited from her eccentric mother a fascination with shoes as a means of transformation and expression
Soundless by Richelle Mead - Fantasy, Mythology, Young Adult 12+

Razorbill | 9781595147639 | Published November 10, 2015

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. 
When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation.
But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.
The August 5 by Jenna Helland - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374382643 | Published November 10, 2015

Fourteen-year-old Tommy Shore lives a life of privilege. He is the son of the chief administrator of Aeren-the most important man on the islands. Fifteen-year-old Tamsin Henry has grown up knowing only poverty, but she is the daughter of a revolutionary who longs to give her and their people more. Ordinarily, Tommy and Tamsin would never cross paths, but on the day of a violent and deadly revolt, chance brings them together. Now the world waits to hear the fate of the August 5, five men led by, and including, Tamsin's father and captured during the uprising. As tensions between the government and the rebels escalate, Tommy uncovers a brutal truth about his father. How will he ever get Tamsin to trust that he wants to help her cause, when she believes he stands for everything she's fighting against?

This Way Home by Wes Moore and Shawn Goodman - Fiction

Delacorte Press | 9780385741699 | Published November 10, 2015

Elijah Thomas knows one thing better than anyone around him: basketball. What Elijah loves most about the game is its predictability: if he and his two best friends play hard and follow the rules, their team will win. And this formula has held true all way up to the summer before their senior year of high school, when a sinister street gang, Blood Street Nation, wants them to wear the Nation’s colors in the next big tournament. The boys gather their courage and take a stand against the gang, but at a terrible cost. Now Elijah must struggle to save his neighborhood. For help, he turns to the most unlikely of friends: Banks, a gruff ex-military man, and his beautiful and ambitious daughter. Together, the three work on a plan to destroy Blood Street and rebuild the community they all call home.

Unforgiven by Lauren Kate - Fiction, Paranormal Romance

Delacorte | 9780385742634 | Published November 10, 2015

Cam knows what it’s like to be haunted. He’s spent more time in Hell than any angel ever should. And his freshest Hell is high school, where Lilith, the girl he can’t stop loving, is serving out a punishment for his crimes. Cam made a bet with Lucifer: he has fifteen days to convince the only girl who really matters to him to love him again. If he succeeds, Lilith will be allowed back into the world, and they can live their lives together. But if he fails…there’s a special place in Hell just for him.

Winter: Book Four of The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Feiwel & Friends | 9780312642983 | Published November 10, 2015

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend --- the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as her stepmother, Queen Levana, believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long.
Trashed by Derf Backderf - Graphic Novel

Abrams ComicArts | 978-1419714535 | Published November 3, 2015

Every week we pile our garbage on the curb and it disappears---like magic! The reality is anything but, of course. TRASHED, Derf Backderf’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed, award-winning international bestseller MY FRIEND DAHMER, is an ode to the crap job of all crap jobs—garbage collector. Anyone who has ever been trapped in a soul-sucking gig will relate to this tale. TRASHED follows the raucous escapades of three 20-something friends as they clean the streets of pile after pile of stinking garbage, while battling annoying small-town bureaucrats, bizarre townfolk, sweltering summer heat, and frigid winter storms. TRASHED is fiction, but is inspired by Derf’s own experiences as a garbage­man. Interspersed are nonfiction pages that detail what our garbage is and where it goes. The answers will stun you. Hop on the garbage truck named Betty and ride along with Derf on a journey into the vast, secret world of garbage. TRASHED is a hilarious, stomach-churning tale that will leave you laughing and wincing in disbelief.