Skip to main content

Coming Soon

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.

July 2014

Hardcover

Barbarian Lord by Matt Smith - Graphic Novel, Youth Fiction

Clarion Books | 9780547859064 | Published July 1, 2014

"A sword untried is a sword untested," says one raven to another as they set out to witness the fate of the finest farm in Garmrland and its owner, Barbarian Lord. When he is cheated out of his lands and banished, Barbarian Lord begins a quest for allies and for justice, encountering monsters, ghouls, gods, and mediocre poets along the way.

Conversion by Katherine Howe - Suspense/Thriller, Youth Fiction

Putnam Juvenile | 9780399167775 | Published July 1, 2014

It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t.

Grace and the Guiltless by Erin Johnson - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Western

Switch Press | 9781630790011 | Published July 1, 2014

Grace Milton's peaceful life with her family on a horse ranch outside Tombstone, Arizona is shattered in one devastating night. Her family is brutally murdered by the notorious Guiltless Gang, leaving Grace the only survivor. A young man name Joe saves her life by taking her to an Apache camp where she learns about their way of life and begins to fall for Joe. When Grace encounters one of the Guiltless Gang, her strength will be tested. Can she survive as a bounty hunter, or will she fall into darkness again? 

Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch - Dystopian Fiction, Youth Fiction

Entangled: Teen | 9781622662685 | Published July 1, 2014

Ever since the government passed legislation allowing people to be genetically engineered and raised as pets, the rich and powerful can own beautiful girls like sixteen-year-old Ella as companions. But when Ella moves in with her new masters and discovers the glamorous life she's been promised isn't at all what it seems, she's forced to choose between a pampered existence full of gorgeous gowns and veiled threats, or seizing her chance at freedom with the boy she's come to love, risking both of their lives in a daring escape no one will ever forget.

Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson - Children's, Dystopian

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250053534 | Published July 1, 2014

One girl. One chance. One destiny.
 
In the village of Martindale, hundreds of miles north of the new English capital of Windsor, sixteen-year-old Silver Blackthorne takes the Reckoning. This coming-of- age test not only decides her place in society --- Elite, Member, Inter or Trog --- but also determines that Silver is to become an Offering for King Victor.
 
But these are uncertain times and no one really knows what happens to the teenagers who disappear into Windsor Castle. Is being an Offering the privilege everyone assumes it to be, or do the walls of the castle have something to hide?
Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater - Fiction

Scholastic Press | 9780545654579 | Published July 1, 2014

Cole and Isabel share a past that never seemed to have a future. They have the power to love each other and the power to tear each other apart. The only thing for certain is that they cannot let go in this companion book to the Shiver Trilogy series.

The Giver Quartet Omnibus by Lois Lowry - Youth Fiction

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544340978 | Published July 1, 2014

This first-ever Lois Lowry single-volume collection includes unabridged editions of the Newbery Medal-winning The Giver, Gathering Blue, Messenger, and Son. Lois Lowry's groundbreaking dystopian series comes alive in a single portable volume. An affordable addition to the shelves of teen fans and collectors alike.

The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson - Youth Fiction

HarperTeen | 9780062003270 | Published July 1, 2014

For Maggie Larsen, the town of Gill Creek is only a stopgap before college and freedom. Until she meets Pauline and Liam. What starts as an uneventful year suddenly changes. Someone is killing teenaged girls, and the town reels from the tragedy. As Maggie's and Pauline's worlds collide and change around them, they will both experience love and loss. And by the end of the book, only one of them will survive.

Latitude Zero by Diana Renn - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Young Adult 12+

Viking Juvenile | 9780670015580 | Published July 3, 2014

Young Ecuadorian cycling superstar Juan Carlos is dead, and Tessa, one of the last people ever to speak to him, is left with nothing but questions. The media deems his death a tragic accident, but Tessa, an aspiring investigative journalist, knows that something more is going on. While she grapples with her own grief, she is being stalked by spies with an insidious connection to Juan Carlos. Tessa’s pursuit of an explanation for his untimely death leads her to Ecuador, Juan Carlos’s homeland. The only thing she knows for sure is that she must uncover the truth and race to find the real villain --- before the trail goes cold.

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian - Fiction

Doubleday | 9780385534833 | Published July 8, 2014

When Emily Shepard’s parents are killed in a nuclear plant meltdown that may have been her father’s fault, she leaves her home in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom rather than face the danger of being the daughter of the most hated man in America. She takes off for Burlington, where she creates an identity inspired by Emily Dickinson. When she befriends a homeless boy named Cameron, she protects him with a ferocity she didn’t know she had. But she still can’t outrun her past or escape her grief forever.