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.
Merit Press | 9781440594571 | Published December 2, 2016
Ellery wants to die. Nothing is going right. Her younger sister is dead, and her family is in a shambles. But on the day that she tries to end it all, even the gun won't work. When she tries to return it, she's intercepted by a security guard who also happens to be a boy in one of her classes, Colter Sawyer. Colter recognizes Ellery's desperation and begins working hard to earn her trust. But as the story unfolds, it becomes clear that Colter has very good reasons for his vigilance, deep, personal reasons.
Adaptive Books | 9780986448423 | Published December 6, 2016
After 17-year-old Grey witnesses the tragic death of his mother in Colorado, he is shipped off to live with his aunt in inner-city Baltimore, where he struggles to fit in to a new school and community. His new friend Akil introduces him to the enigmatic Kurtis, the leader of a group that uses high-octane sports as a form of social activism. By challenging the police with death-defying stunts and posting videos of them online, Kurtis, Grey and their group become unlikely heroes in the fight against the prejudice that surrounds them.
Razorbill | 9781595147455 | Published December 6, 2016
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481423069 | Published December 6, 2016
Mori’s abusive father is behind bars…and she has never felt less safe. Threatening letters have started appearing on her doorstep, and the police are receiving anonymous tips suggesting that Mori --- not her father --- is the Regent’s Park killer. To make matters worse, the police are beginning to believe them. Through it all, Lock --- frustrating, brilliant, gorgeous Lock --- is by her side. The two of them set out to discover who is framing Mori, but in a city full of suspects, the task is easier said than done.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484722282 | Published December 6, 2016
It has been generations since the Storyteller Queen saved her country from fire and blood. Her family has prospered, and two new kingdoms have sprouted on either side of the mountains where the demons are kept prisoner by bright iron. But the prison is crumbling. Through years of careful manipulation, a demon has regained her power. When a princess is born, the demon is ready with the final blow: a curse that will cost the princess her very soul, or force her to destroy her own people to save her life. But the web of power is dangerously tangled --- and they may not see the true pattern until it is unspooled.
Razorbill | 9781595148223 | Published December 13, 2016
Magnus and Cleo are forced to test the strength of their love when Gaius returns to Mytica claiming he's no longer the King of Blood but a changed man seeking redemption. Lucia, pregnant with the child of a Watcher, has escaped the clutches of the unhinged fire god. Her powers are dwindling as she goes forth to fulfill a prophecy that will keep her baby safe...but could mean her demise. JONAS treks back to Mytica with a plan to overtake Amara, but fate takes hold when he runs into the beautiful Princess Lucia and joins her on her perilous journey. Amara has taken the Mytican throne, but with no way to unleash the water magic trapped within her stolen crystal, she'll never be able to seize glory and get sweet revenge.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484700099 | Published December 13, 2016
Lily Bennett is less than thrilled to be the new kid as she starts her junior year in high school. But soon after classes begin, she meets a classmate, Cole Drepeau, with whom she forms an immediate and intimate bond. As Cole and Lily grow closer, Lily learns about the murder that divided the town more than 30 years before. In 1985, senior Amber Greeley killed her boyfriend Ben --- Cole's uncle --- and took her own life. Determined to investigate the truth about Cole's uncle's death, Lily and Cole are pulled into a dark mystery --- one that shakes the constraints of the world they've always believed in.
Razorbill | 9781595147691 | Published December 13, 2016
Seventeen-year-old Lorna loves her adoptive sister, Callie. But Callie can't say "I love you" back. In fact, Callie can't say anything at all. Because Callie is an Iceling --- one of hundreds of teens who were discovered 16 years ago on a remote Arctic island, all of them lacking the ability to speak or understand any known human language. Mysterious and panicked events lead to the two sisters embarking on a journey to the north, and now Lorna starts to see that there's a lot more to Callie's origin story than she'd been led to believe.
HarperCollins | 9780062332646 | Published December 27, 2016
The explosive final novel in the Endgame trilogy. Two keys have been found. The strongest Players are left. One final key remains to win Endgame and save the world. For Sarah, Jago, Aisling, Maccabee, Shari, An and Hilal, Endgame has reached its final phase. The third key, Sun Key, is all that stands between one Player saving their line --- or perishing along with the rest of the world. And only one can win. No matter what they’re Playing for, all of the remaining Players have one thing in common: they will end the game, but on their own terms.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544664456 | Published December 27, 2016
Scholastic Press | 9780545654951 | Published December 27, 2016
Centuries ago, the royal family of Adria was killed...or so everyone thought. Now Grace Blakely knows the truth: There was one survivor, and that survivor’s blood runs through her veins. This simple fact could cause a revolution --- which is why some people will stop at nothing to keep it from coming to light. There is only one way for Grace to save herself, save her family and save the boy she loves. She must outmaneuver her foes, cut through the web of lies that has surrounded her for years and go back to the source of all her troubles, despite the risk.
Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062428325 | Published December 27, 2016
Sometimes love is right under your nose. As one of only two aromateurs left on the planet, sixteen-year-old Mimosa knows what her future holds: a lifetime of weeding, mixing love elixirs, and matchmaking --- all while remaining incurably alone. For Mim, the rules are clear: falling in love would render her nose useless, taking away her one great talent. Still, Mimosa doesn’t want to spend her life elbow-deep in soil and begonias. She dreams of a normal high school experience with friends, sports practices, debate club, and even a boyfriend. But when she accidentally gives an elixir to the wrong woman and has to rely on the lovesick woman’s son, the school soccer star, to help fix the situation, Mim quickly begins to realize that falling in love isn’t always a choice you can make.
Razorbill | 9781595147882 | Published December 27, 2016
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah's pain, and as he follows Hannah's recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.
Skyscape | 9781503939820 | Published December 1, 2016
According to sixteen-year-old Zander Osborne, nowhere is an actual place --- and she’s just fine there. But her parents insist that she get out of her head --- and her home state --- and attend Camp Padua, a summer camp for at-risk teens. But amid group “share-apy” sessions and forbidden late-night outings, unlikely friendships form and as the Michigan summer heats up, the four teens begin to reveal their tragic secrets. Zander finds herself inextricably drawn to Grover’s earnest charms, and she begins to wonder if she could be happy. But first she must come completely unraveled to have any hope of putting herself back together again.
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481424929 | Published December 6, 2016
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 ...?
Sourcebooks Fire | 9781492632214 | Published December 6, 2016
It's been a year since Eden last spoke to Tyler. A year since he left her all alone after nearly destroying their family. But Eden picked herself up and headed to Chicago for college. She's moved on...hasn't she? Despite their break-up, Tyler's determined to rekindle what they once had. He's headed back to Santa Monica, where Eden is spending her summer. Eden's not sure she can forgive him. But when a tragedy draws them together, Eden must search her heart and decide if Tyler is worth the risk once and for all.
Square Fish | 9781250090560 | Published December 6, 2016
When high school junior Tommy Smythe goes missing, everyone has a theory about what happened to him. He was an odd kid, often deeply involved in particle physics, so maybe he just got distracted and wandered off. He was last seen at a pullout off the highway, so maybe someone snatched him. Tommy believes that everything is possible, and that until something can be proven false, it may be true. So as long as Tommy’s whereabouts are undetermined, he could literally be anywhere.
Soho Teen | 9781616957056 | Published December 6, 2016
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484732793 | Published December 6, 2016
In one devastating night, violin prodigy Etta Spencer is thrust not just miles, but years from home. And she's inherited a legacy she knows nothing about from a family whose existence she's never heard of. Until now. Nicholas Carter is content with his life at sea, free from the Ironwoods --- a powerful family in the Colonies --- and the servitude he's known at their hands. But with the arrival of an unusual passenger on his ship comes the insistent pull of the past that he can't escape and the family that won't let him go so easily. --- Reviewed by Grace P., Teen Board member.
Running Press Kids | 9780762458479 | Published December 6, 2016
The Ruling Lord of the House of Galton is dead and the nation is divided. Kit Franks, a nobody escalated to infamy since her mother bombed the House capitol city, wishes she were dead, too. Then Mom-the-terrorist starts showing up on feeds and causing planet-wide blackouts and Kit becomes a target. Kit’s inundated with half-truths, betrayals and the coded subtext in Mom’s universal feed messages meant for her alone. Everyone from family to government enforcers seems to have a vision for Kit’s future.
Amberjack Publishing | 9781944995027 | Published December 6, 2016
Rosemary is 15 and gloriously free, on her own for the very first time. Part of an exchange program for aspiring artists, she arrives in southern France with one goal: she doesn’t plan to leave, ever. She wants a new life and a new identity. But her situation, crafted from lies big and small, is precarious. As Rosemary struggles to hide her lack of artistic talent and obvious communication disorder from her new family, she must ultimately choose whether or not she’ll tell the biggest lie of all, even if it means destroying the life of someone she cares about.
Feiwel & Friends | 9781250123602 | Published December 6, 2016
People, places, and scenes from Marissa Meyer’s bestselling and beloved intergalacticadventure come to life in this enchanting coloring book. Castles, costumes, andcharacters inspired by fairy tales are detailed with intricate anddecorative drawings perfect for coloring. Along with new text from the author,including never-before-published commentary about the series, this is a volumethat Lunartics (old fans and new) will want to own.
Adaptive Books | 9780986448416 | Published December 6, 2016
“WHAT IS THE SILENCE OF SIX, AND WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO ABOUT IT?” These are the last words uttered by 17-year-old Max Stein’s best friend Evan just moments before he kills himself after hacking into the live-streaming Presidential debate at their high school. Haunted by the unforgettable image of Evan’s death, Max’s entire world is upended as he suddenly finds himself the target of a corporate-government witch-hunt.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781484747834 | Published December 6, 2016
Ember | 9780385744102 | Published December 6, 2016