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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.

July 2017

Hardcover

A Void the Size of the World by Rachele Alpine - Family Life, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Simon Pulse | 9781481485715 | Published July 4, 2017

A haunting novel about a girl who must face the consequences after her actions indirectly lead to her sister’s disappearance. Rhylee didn’t mean to kiss her sister’s boyfriend. At least, not the first time. But it doesn’t matter, because her sister, Abby, caught them together, ran into the dark woods behind their house…and never came home.

Bombshell by Rowan Maness - Family Life, Fiction, Mystery, Social Issues, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Simon Pulse | 9781481441643 | Published July 4, 2017

In real life, Joss Wyatt is an ordinary teenage girl, with a tight-knit group of friends and a potential boyfriend. Online, she’s anyone she wants to be. When she starts receiving anonymous messages threatening to reveal her identity to everyone she knows --- both in real life and online --- Joss’s carefully constructed worlds begin to unravel. 

Pretty by Justin Sayre - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Grosset & Dunlap | 9780448484174 | Published July 4, 2017

Though she appears confident, stylish, and easygoing at school, Sophie lives a nightmare at home. When her mother's alcohol addiction spirals out of control, Sophie's Auntie Amara steps in to help. She teaches Sophie new lessons about her family and heritage, while also challenging her to rethink how she feels about friends, boys, and even her sense of place in the Brooklyn neighborhood where she lives.

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544879362 | Published July 4, 2017

Aila Quinn’s mother, Juliet, has always been a mystery. When Juliet dies, Aila and her younger brother Miles are sent to live in Sterling, a rural town with mysteries of its own. A place where the experiences that weave life together vanish every seven years. No one knows what caused these “Disappearances” or what will slip away next. But Sterling always suspected that Juliet Quinn was somehow responsible --- and Aila must bear the brunt of their blame while she tries to solve the mysteries around her.

The Silence (The Six, Book 3) by Mark Alpert - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Sourcebooks Fire | 9781492648963 | Published July 4, 2017

When Adam joined the Pioneer program, he became one of six teens to forfeit their bodies for a new, digital existence. But now Adam has a complex power within his circuitry that defies the very laws of physics. He wasn't programmed to have this power, and he can barely control it or its consequences. Adam's never felt more alone. Amber, the newest Pioneer, knows what it is like to be an outsider. She gets him in a way the others don't. Except Amber's software has been corrupted, and until Adam figures out exactly what she's become, the Pioneers --- and the world --- are in mortal danger.

Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton - Dating, Family Life, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Random House Books for Young Readers | 9780399550881 | Published July 4, 2017

Adam has just been diagnosed with schizophrenia. It should be easy to separate the real from the not real, but Adam can't. As Adam starts fresh at a new school, he begins a drug trial that helps him ignore his visions. Suddenly everything seems possible, even love. When he meets Maya, a fiercely intelligent girl, he desperately wants to be the great guy that she thinks he is. But then the miracle drug begins to fail, and Adam will do anything to keep Maya from discovering his secret.

The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Political Thriller, Young Adult 12+

HCP US (PG UK) | 9780060824976 | Published July 5, 2017

Eugenides, the queen’s thief, can steal anything --- or so he says. When his boasting lands him in prison and the king’s magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he’s in no position to refuse. The magus thinks he has the right tool for the job, but Gen has plans of his own.

All the Ways the World Can End by Abby Sher - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Loss, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374304256 | Published July 11, 2017

Lenny (short for Eleanor) feels like the world is about to end. Her best friend is moving to San Francisco and her dad is dying. To cope with her stress Lenny is making a list of all the ways the world can end --- designer pathogens, blood moon prophecies, alien invasion --- and stockpiling supplies in a bunker in the backyard. In a time of complete uncertainty, one thing's for sure: Lenny's about to see how everything is ending and beginning. All at the same time.

Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy by Ameriie - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Young Adult 14+

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781681193649 | Published July 11, 2017

Leave it to the heroes to save the world --- villains just want to rule the world. In this unique YA anthology, 13 acclaimed, bestselling authors team up with 13 influential BookTubers to reimagine fairy tales from the oft-misunderstood villains' points of view. These fractured, unconventional spins on classics like "Medusa," Sherlock Holmes, and "Jack and the Beanstalk" provide a behind-the-curtain look at villains' acts of vengeance, defiance, and rage --- and the pain, heartbreak, and sorrow that spurned them on. No fairy tale will ever seem quite the same again!

Forever in Love by Susane Colasanti - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Relationships, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062307767 | Published July 11, 2017

Sadie is trying to find the strength to confront a past family trauma and forgive the boy who broke her heart. Darcy needs to figure out how to make it on her own for the first time and finally accept the love she deserves. Rosanna's boyfriend might still be in love with his ex…and she can recognize the abuse of her past reflected in a girl who needs her help. As the summer comes to an end, will they learn to love themselves and support one another with a bond of sisterhood that will never be broken?

Haunt Me by Liz Kessler - Fiction, Horror, Paranormal, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Candlewick | 9780763691622 | Published July 11, 2017

When her family moves after a rough year, Erin feels instantly at home in her new bedroom --- even after she realizes that she’s not the only one occupying it. As Erin becomes accustomed to Joe, the spirit of the teenage boy who lived in the room before her, she starts to sense an inexplicable connection between them. Meanwhile, Joe’s brother, Olly, is trying to find a new normal since his brother passed away. Before Joe died, Olly was king of the school --- and it’s not until Olly meets a new girl that he realizes just how many ways he’s changed...including the type of girl he could fall for.

Hello, Sunshine by Leila Howland - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484725450 | Published July 11, 2017

Becca Harrington is a reject. After being rebuffed by every college on her list, she needs a fresh start, so she packs up everything and moves to LA, giving herself one year to land an acting gig or kill herself trying. Unfortunately, not everything turns out as planned, and after a few grueling months, LA is looking like the worst idea ever. As hard as she tries, Becca can't land an agent, she's running out of cash, and her mom is hounding her to apply to more schools. 

I See London, I See France by Sarah Mlynowski - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062397072 | Published July 11, 2017

Nineteen-year-old Sydney has the perfect summer mapped out. She’s spending the next four and a half weeks travelling through Europe with her childhood best friend Leela. But their plans did not include Leela’s cheating ex-boyfriend showing up on the flight to London, falling for the cheating ex-boyfriend’s très hot friend, monitoring her mother’s spiraling mental health via texts or feeling like the rope in a friendship tug of war.

Rosie Girl by Julie Shepard - Contemporary Fiction, Drama, Family, Fiction, Friendship, Mystery, Romance, Social Issues, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

G. P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers | 9780399548642 | Published July 11, 2017

After her father passes away, seventeen-year-old Rosie is forced to live with her abusive stepmom and her deadbeat boyfriend. Desperate for a reason to leave, Rosie finds a letter her dad wrote years ago, a letter confessing that Rosie's birth mother isn't dead, as she believed, but alive somewhere. Rosie resolves to find her birth mom, and she'll put everything on the line to make that happen. Things begin to unravel quickly and, as Rosie and her best friend Mary get closer to finally uncovering the truth about Rosie's mom, Rosie comes face to face with a secret she never saw coming.

Somebody's Baby by Lurlene McDaniel - Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 14+

Delacorte Press | 9780385744232 | Published July 11, 2017

Ever since Sloan won a reality television singing competition, her music career has taken off. Her manager warned her that strangers would ask her for all sorts of things, and that she must not respond. But one email stands out --- from a young woman who claims to be Sloan’s half sister. Sloan’s mother, now deceased, never told her who her father was, so the prospect of knowing some family history is too strong a desire to ignore.

The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Health, Humor, Mental Health, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062456717 | Published July 11, 2017

Matt hasn’t eaten in days. The hunger clears his mind, keeps him sharp and he needs to be as sharp as possible if he’s going to find out just how Tariq and his band of bullies drove his sister, Maya, away. Matt can resist the siren call of casseroles and cookies because he has discovered the less he eats, the more he seems to have...powers. Matt decides to infiltrate Tariq’s life, then use his powers to uncover what happened to Maya. But Matt doesn’t realize there are many kinds of hunger…and he isn’t in control of all of them.

The Lake Effect by Erin McCahan - Coming of Age, Comedy, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Dial Books | 9780803740525 | Published July 11, 2017

It’s the summer after senior year, and Briggs Henry is out the door. He's leaving behind his ex-girlfriend and his parents’ money troubles for Lake Michigan, working a summer job as a personal assistant and living in a gorgeous Victorian on the shore. But then he gets there and his eighty-four-year-old boss tells him to put on a suit for her funeral. So begins a summer of social gaffes, stomach cramps, fraught beach volleyball games, moonlit epiphanies, a drawer full of funeral programs and mysterious girls-next-door who won't fall for Briggs' charms.

The Merciless III: The Origins of Evil by Danielle Vega - Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Paranormal, Paranormal Mystery, Paranormal Romance, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Social Issues, Suspense, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult 12+

Razorbill | 9780448493527 | Published July 11, 2017

When a helpless girl calls her teen helpline, whispering that someone is hurting her, Brooklyn knows that she needs to save her anonymous caller, even if it means doing something bad. She discovers the call came from Christ First Church and finds herself plunged into the cultish community of its youth group. Torn between an unstoppable attraction to the pastor's son Gavin and her obsession with the truth, Brooklyn is forced to make a devastating choice to rid Christ Church of evil once and for all...But the devil has plans for Brooklyn’s soul.

The Savage Dawn by Melissa Grey - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Delacorte Press | 9780385744690 | Published July 11, 2017

Echo awakened the Firebird. Now she is the only one with the power to face the darkness she unwittingly unleashed...right into the waiting hands of Tanith, the new Dragon Prince. Tanith has one goal in mind: destroy her enemies, raze their lands and reign supreme in a new era.

This Is How It Happened by Paula Stokes - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Loss, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062379931 | Published July 11, 2017

After waking up from a coma, Genevieve Grace can’t remember the car crash that killed her boyfriend Dallas, a YouTuber turned teen music idol. Genevieve knows she was driving, but because of what's been reported in the media, everyone assumes the other driver, Brad Freeman, is guilty. As she slowly pieces together the night of the accident, Genevieve is hit with a sickening sense of dread --- what if she's the one at fault?

Waste of Space by Gina Damico - Comedy, Fiction, Friendship, Futuristic, Humor, Performing Arts, Satire, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544633162 | Published July 11, 2017

Cram ten hormonal teens into a spaceship and blast off: that’s the premise for the ill-conceived reality show Waste of Space. The kids who are cast know everything about drama --- and nothing about the fact that the production is fake. And it’s a hit! Millions of viewers are transfixed. But then, suddenly, all communication is severed. Trapped and paranoid, the kids must figure out what to do when this reality show loses its grip on reality. 

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Delacorte Press | 9780553535686 | Published July 11, 2017

When an unlikely friendship is sparked between relatively popular Kit Lowell and socially isolated David Drucker, everyone is surprised, most of all Kit and David.  Kit appreciates David’s blunt honesty --- in fact, she finds it bizarrely refreshing. David welcomes Kit’s attention and her inquisitive nature. When she asks for his help figuring out the how and why of her dad’s tragic car accident, David is all in. But neither of them can predict what they’ll find. Can their friendship survive the truth?

Who's That Girl by Blair Thornburgh - Comedy, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Humor, Music, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062447777 | Published July 11, 2017

When Nattie McCullough's former crush Sebastian Delacroix and his band release a chart-topping single, “Natalie”, she finds her once-normal life is starting to resemble the cover of a gossip magazine. To help keep her mind off of Sebastian and the song that may or may not be about her, Nattie throws herself into planning the school’s LGBTQIA dance. As the song get major airplay, Nattie is determined to figure out once and for all if her brief moment with Sebastian was the stuff love songs are made of --- or just a one-hit wonder.

Amid Stars and Darkness by Chani Lynn Feener - Comedy, Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Humor, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Swoon Reads | 9781250123763 | Published July 18, 2017

Delaney’s entire world is thrown into chaos after she is mistaken for Lissa Olena, an alien princess hiding out on earth in order to escape an arranged marriage. Kidnapped by the princess’ head bodyguard, Ruckus, and imprisoned in an alien palace, Delaney is forced to impersonate the princess until Olena can be found. If she fails, it will lead to an alien war and the eventual enslavement of the entire human race. No pressure or anything.

Flight Risk by Jennifer Fenn - Adventure, Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Roaring Brook Press | 9781626727601 | Published July 18, 2017

Who is Robert Jackson Kelly? Is he a juvenile delinquent? A criminal mastermind? A folk hero? One thing is clear: Robert always defies what people think of him. And now, the kid who failed at school, relationships, and almost everything in life, is determined to successfully steal and land a plane.