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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.

April 2015


Portraits of Celina by Sue Whiting - Fiction, Love , Paranormal, Paranormal Mystery

Switch Press | 9781630790240 | Published April 1, 2015

Celina O'Malley was sixteen years old when she disappeared. Now, almost forty years later, Bayley is sleeping in Celina's room, wearing her clothes, hearing her voice. What does Celina want? And who will suffer because of it?   A ghost story. A love story. A story of revenge.

The Conformity by John Hornor Jacobs - Adventure, Fiction, Supernatural Fiction, Supernatural Thriller

Carolrhoda Books | 9780761390091 | Published April 1, 2015

The Conformity is the breathtaking conclusion to the acclaimed Twelve-Fingered Boy Trilogy. Mr. Quincrux is dead. Armistead Lucius Priest, founder of the Society of Extranaturals is now seated uneasily in his protégés flesh, and the Conformity will not settle for the second-brightest flame in the etheric heights.Under the protection of Mr. Negata, Jack, and the rest of the Irregulars, Shreve retreats to the wild to face his demons and prepare his mind for one more battle.

Anastasia and Her Sisters by Carolyn Meyer - Biography, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 9781481403269 | Published April 7, 2015

Life inside the palace is far from a fairy tale for the Romanovs. The girls’ younger brother suffers from an excruciatingly painful and deadly blood disease, and their parents have chosen to shield the Russian people from the severity of the future tsar’s condition. The secrets and strain are hard on the family, and conditions are equally dire beyond the palace walls. Peasants chafe under the burden of extreme poverty and Tsar Nicholas’s leadership power weakens. And when the unthinkable happens --- Germany declares war on Russia --- nothing in Anastasia’s world will ever be the same.

Ask the Dark by Henry Turner - Fiction, Suspense, Young Adult 13+

Clarion Books | 9780544308275 | Published April 7, 2015

Billy Zeets has a story to tell. About being a vandal and petty thief. About missing boys and an elusive killer. And about what happens if a boy who breaks all the rules is the only person who can piece together the truth. Gripping and powerful, this masterful debut novel comes to vivid life through the unique voice of a hero as unlikely as he is unforgettable.

Chocolate: Sweet Science & Dark Secrets of the World's Favorite Treat by Kay Frydenborg - Cooking, Environment, History, Nature, Nonfiction, Science

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544175662 | Published April 7, 2015

A fascinating account for teen readers that captures the history, science, and economic and cultural implications of the harvesting of cacao and creation of chocolate.

Diary of a Waitress: The Not-So-Glamorous Life of a Harvey Girl by Carolyn Meyer - Children (Ages 9-12), Family, Family & Relationships, Fiction, Romance

Calkins Creek | 9781620916520 | Published April 7, 2015

It's 1926 and one spunky girl, Kitty Evans, joins the thousands of well–trained waitresses providing first -class service in Harvey House. She faces the often funny and painful experiences she and fellow waitresses Cordelia and Emmy endure. As Kitty writes about her escapades, a loveable teenager emerges; she embraces adventure, independence, her position as a Harvey Girl, and a freelance writing career.

Don't Stay Up Late: A Fear Street Novel by R. L. Stine - Fiction, Horror, Suspense, Suspense/Thriller, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250051622 | Published April 7, 2015

Ever since a car accident killed her father and put Lisa and her mother into the hospital, Lisa can't think straight. She's plagued by nightmares and hallucinations that force her to relive the accident over and over again in vivid detail. When Lisa finds out that a neighbor is looking for a babysitter for her young son, she takes the job immediately, eager to keep busy and shake these disturbing images from her head. But what promised to be an easy gig turns terrifying when Lisa begins to question exactly who --- or what --- she is babysitting.

Fig by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Love , Mental Health, Young Adult 14+

Margaret K. McElderry Books | 9781481423588 | Published April 7, 2015

FIG is the story of a girl who grows up under the shadow of her schizophrenic mother in rural Kansas. This coming-of-age story tracks Fig from age six to age nineteen--the age she fears she might inherit her mother's disease; Fig employs magical thinking as a means to avoid this fate, but in turn develops OCD. In the end, she must learn to separate her identity from the identity of her beloved mother. 

I Am Her Revenge by Meredith Moore - Family, Fiction, Mystery

Razorbill | 9781595147820 | Published April 7, 2015

Vivian was raised with one purpose in life: to exact revenge on behalf of her mother. Manipulative and cruel, Mother has deprived Vivian not only of a childhood, but of an original identity. With every secret she uncovers, Vivian comes one step closer to learning who she really is. But the more she learns about herself, the more dangerous this cat and mouse game becomes.

Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) by Amy Spalding - Fiction

Poppy | 9780316371520 | Published April 7, 2015

NICK AND NORAH'S INFINITE PLAYLIST meets EASY A  in this hilariously realistic story of sneaking out, making out, and playing in a band. After catching their bandmates in a compromising position, sixteen-year-old Los Angelenos Riley and Reid become painfully aware of the romance missing from their own lives. And so a pact is formed: they'll both try to make something happen with their respective crushes and document the experiences in a shared notebook.