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.
Pantheon | 9780307908988 | Published April 1, 2014
Over the course of one school year --- seventh grade --- 12-year-old Kevin Brockmeier sets out in search of himself. Along the way, he happens into his first kiss at a church party, struggles to understand why his old friends tease him at the lunch table, becomes the talk of the entire school thanks to his Halloween costume, and booby-traps his lunch to deter a thief.
HarperCollins | 9780062280671 | Published April 1, 2014
HMH Books | 9780544238336 | Published April 1, 2014
Chronicle Books | 9781452124575 | Published April 1, 2014
It is February 1983, and Berlin is a divided city with a miles-long barricade separating east from west. But the city isn't the only thing that is divided. Ada lives among the rebels, punkers, and immigrants of Kreuzberg in West Berlin. Stefan lives in East Berlin, in a faceless apartment bunker of Friedrichshain. Bound by love and separated by circumstance, their only chance for a life together lies in a high-risk escape. But will Stefan find the courage to leap? Or will forces beyond his control stand in his way?
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250002846 | Published April 1, 2014
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423164906 | Published April 1, 2014
Deception and betrayal rock the Kingdom Keepers as the merciless group of Disney villains known as the Overtakers stage an unexpected comeback. But a discovery by the Keepers provides them with one hope of victory-a lost icon. It was believed to be gone forever. The Keepers have one last chance to preserve the heart of the Kingdom-Disneyland-from a terrifying destruction decades in the making.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781416993933 | Published April 1, 2014
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374346676 | Published April 1, 2014
It begins as an assignment for class: Write a letter to a dead person. Laurel chooses Kurt Cobain because her sister, May, loved him. Soon, Laurel has a notebook full of letters. She writes about the abuse she suffered while May was supposed to be helping her. When Laurel has begun to see her sister as the person she was, she discover her own path.
Greenwillow Books | 9780062220141 | Published April 1, 2014
Roaring Brook Press | 9781596438927 | Published April 1, 2014
Simon Pulse | 9781442450004 | Published April 1, 2014
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423157427 | Published April 1, 2014
Algonquin Books | 9781616203214 | Published April 1, 2014
A.J. Fikry's life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died; his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history; and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island . Then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore --- an unexpected arrival that gives A.J. the opportunity to make his life over and the ability to see everything anew.
Simon Pulse | 9781442439481 | Published April 1, 2014
Amulet Books | 9781419708961 | Published April 1, 2014
Armed with a troll treasure, a book of spells and curses, and a possibly magic hairbrush, Astri and her little sister they set off for America. With a mysterious companion in tow and the malevolent “goatman” in pursuit, the girls head over the Norwegian mountains, through field and forest, and in and out of folktales and dreams as they steadily make their way east of the sun and west of the moon.
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780307981523 | Published April 8, 2014
Chronicle Books | 9781452111742 | Published April 8, 2014
Emily and Charlotte Brontë are about as opposite as two sisters can be. Charlotte is practical and cautious; Emily is headstrong and imaginative. But they do have one thing in common: a love of writing. This shared passion will lead them to be two of the first published female novelists and authors of several enduring works of classic literature. But they're not there yet. First, they have to figure out if there is a connection between a string of local burglaries, rumors that a neighbor's death may not have been accidental, and the appearance on the moors of a mysterious and handsome stranger. The girls have a lot of knots to untangle— before someone else gets killed.
Soho Teen | 9781616953836 | Published April 8, 2014
Aria Morse is an Oracle, blessed—or cursed—with the gift of prophecy. Ask her anything, and the truth spills out immediately. But Aria’s answers sound like nonsense, even to herself… just as they did at Delphi 2500 years ago.
To cope, Aria has perfected the art of hiding in plain sight—until Jade Price, the closest person she has to a friend, disappears. All of a sudden, everyone around her has questions. The “nonsense” Aria spouts becomes a matter of life and death.
She may be the only one who can find out what happened to Jade. But the closer she gets to the truth, the closer she comes to being the next target of someone else who hides in plain sight. Someone with a very dark plan.
Wendy Lamb Books | 9780385740470 | Published April 8, 2014
On the treeless shores of Itta, Greenland, as far north as humans can settle, sixteen-year-old Inuit Billy Bah spots a ship far out among the icebergs on the bay--a sight both welcome and feared. Explorers have already left their indelible mark on her land and its people, and a ship full of white men can mean trouble.
The ship carries provisions for Robert E. Peary, who is making an expidition to the North Pole. As a child, Billy Bah spent a year in America with Peary's family. When her parents went to America years later, they died in a tragic scandal. Now, Peary's wife, daughter, and crew are in Itta to bring him supplies. Winter comes on fast, and when the ship gets caught in the ice, Billy Bah sets out to find Peary. The journey will imperil her life, and that of the man she loves.
Candlewick | 9780763667917 | Published April 8, 2014
A coming-of-age debut evokes the bittersweet joys and pangs of finding independence in one unforgettable summer away at "geek camp."
When Gloria sets out to spend the summer before her senior year at a camp for gifted and talented students, she doesn’t know quite what to expect. Fresh from the heartache of losing her grandmother and missing her best friend, Gloria resolves to make the best of her new circumstances. But some things are proving to be more challenging than she expected. Like the series of mysterious clues left by a certain Professor X before he even shows up to teach his class, Secrets of the Written Word. Or the very sweet, but very conservative, roommate whose coal-industry family champions mountaintop removal. Not to mention the obnoxious Mason, who dresses like the Mad Hatter and immediately gets on Gloria’s nerves — but somehow won’t escape her thoughts.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316134071 | Published April 8, 2014
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423184621 | Published April 8, 2014
Delacorte | 9780385743631 | Published April 8, 2014
Following the bloody deaths of his mother and father, Finn Maguire is determined to make a fresh start, running a boxing gym in the bruised and bitter heart of the city. But when loan sharks target his business partner and his lawyer vanishes with all his money, Finn is dragged down into London's underworld once more, with only his fists and his wits to keep him alive.
St. Martin's Press | 9781250010094 | Published April 8, 2014
Jake Buckman picks up his 16-year-old son, Ryan, at their suburban movie theater. On the way home, Ryan asks to drive on a deserted road, and Jake sees it as a chance to make a connection. However, what starts as a father-son bonding opportunity instantly turns into a nightmare. Tragedy strikes, and with Ryan’s entire future hanging in the balance, Jake is forced to make a split-second decision that plunges them both into a world of guilt and lies.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781442458727 | Published April 8, 2014
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374360078 | Published April 8, 2014
Seventeen-year-old Soleil Le Coeur is a Smudge --- a night dweller prohibited by law from going out during the day. When she fakes an injury in order to get access to and kidnap her newborn niece --- a day dweller, or Ray --- she sets in motion a fast-paced adventure that will bring her into conflict with the powerful lawmakers who order her world, and draw her together with the boy she was destined to fall in love with, but who is also a Ray.
Putnam Juvenile | 9780399256936 | Published April 8, 2014
Candlewick | 9780763669058 | Published April 8, 2014
A young working-class teen fights to save his family’s diner after his father is lost in a fishing-boat accident.
When his dad goes missing in a fishing-boat accident, fourteen-year-old Jake refuses to think he may have lost his father forever. But suddenly, nothing seems certain in Jake’s future, and now his family’s diner may be repossessed by loan sharks. In Narragansett Bay, scrabbling out a living as a quahogger isn’t easy, but with the help of some local clammers, Jake is determined to work hard and earn enough money to ensure his family’s security and save the diner in time.
Delacorte Press | 9780385736800 | Published April 8, 2014
Candlewick | 9780763654054 | Published April 8, 2014
In a far distant future, Tucker Feye and the inscrutable Lia find themselves atop a crumbling pyramid in an abandoned city. In present-day Hopewell, Tucker’s uncle Kosh faces armed resistance and painful memories as he attempts to help a terrorized woman named Emma, who is being held captive by a violent man. And on a train platform in 1997, a seventeen-year-old Kosh is given an instruction that will change his life, and the lives of others, forever. Tucker, Lia, and Kosh must evade the pursuit of maggot-like Timesweeps, battle Master Gheen’s cult of Lambs, all while they puzzle out the enigmatic Boggsians as they search for one another and the secrets of the diskos. Who built them? Who is destroying them? Where — and when — will it all end?
Razorbill | 9781595147097 | Published April 8, 2014
Wendy Lamb Books | 9780385371063 | Published April 8, 2014
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780385753784 | Published April 8, 2014
Witty, sarcastic Ethan and his three friends decide to take down the reality TV show, For Art's Sake, that is being filmed at their high school, the esteemed Selwyn Arts Academy, where each student is more talented than the next. While studying Ezra Pound in English class, the friends are inspired to write a vigilante long poem and distribute it to the student body, detailing the evils of For Art's Sake. But then Luke—the creative force behind the poem and leader of the anti-show movement—becomes a contestant on the nefarious show. It's up to Ethan, his two remaining best friends, and a heroic gerbil named Baconnaise to save their school. Along the way, they'll discover a web of secrets and corruption involving the principal, vice principal, and even their favorite teacher.
Wendy Lamb Books | 9780385738477 | Published April 8, 2014
Razorbill | 9781595145147 | Published April 10, 2014
Loyalty. Envy. Obligation. Dreams. Disappointment. Fear. Negligence. Coping. Elation. Lust. Nature. Freedom. Heartbreak. Insouciance. Audacity. Gluttony. Belief. God. Karma. Knowing what you want (there is probably a French word for it). Saying Yes. Destiny. Truth. Devotion. Forgiveness. Life. Happiness (ever after).
Hannah and Zoe haven’t had much in their lives, but they’ve always had each other. So when Zoe tells Hannah she needs to get out of their down-and-out New Jersey town, they pile into Hannah’s beat-up old Le Mans and head west, putting everything --- their deadbeat parents, their disappointing love lives, their inevitable enrollment at community college --- behind them.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423175124 | Published April 15, 2014
HarperTeen | 9780062117298 | Published April 15, 2014
Gray Weathersby has escaped Claysoot and uncovered the truth behind the Laicos Project and the Order's twisted plans. Determined to fight back, his small group of rebels is on the hunt for more answers and more allies—a search that will take them on a harrowing journey across a frozen wasteland, and even deeper into a world built on the Order's lies.
Amulet Books | 9781419709296 | Published April 15, 2014
Framed for a stranger’s near-fatal overdose at a party, blackmailed into finding a mysterious flash drive everyone in school seems anxious to suppress, and pressured by his shady best friend to throw an upcoming match, high school soccer player Charlie Dixon is juggling more than his share of drama. Add in a broken heart and the drinking he’s been doing to soothe it, and he’s near the breaking point. In this fast-paced, layered mystery, Charlie spends a frantic week trying to clear his name, win back the girl of his dreams, and escape a past friendship that may be responsible for all his current problems. This book captures the tone and style of the best crime fiction while also telling a high-stakes story of peer pressure gone tragically awry.
Dutton Juvenile | 9780525426813 | Published April 15, 2014
Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at “pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren’t paid to be here,” Maya Van Wagenen decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell. Can curlers, girdles, Vaseline, and a strand of pearls help Maya on her quest to be popular?
Harlequin Teen | 9780373211128 | Published April 15, 2014
Poppy | 9780316254779 | Published April 15, 2014
Lucy lives on the twenty-fourth floor. Owen lives in the basement. It's fitting, then, that they meet in the middle -- stuck between two floors of a New York City apartment building, on an elevator rendered useless by a citywide blackout. After they're rescued, Lucy and Owen spend the night wandering the darkened streets and marveling at the rare appearance of stars above Manhattan. But once the power is back, so is reality. Lucy soon moves abroad with her parents, while Owen heads out west with his father. The brief time they spend together leaves a mark. And as their lives take them to Edinburgh and to San Francisco, to Prague and to Portland, Lucy and Owen stay in touch through postcards, occasional e-mails, and phone calls. But can they -- despite the odds -- find a way to reunite?
Greenwillow Books | 9780062192318 | Published April 15, 2014
HarperCollins | 9780062104922 | Published April 15, 2014
Best friends Sophie and Agatha return to the spectacular world where the only way out of a fairy tale is to live through one. Together, they have the strength to face unseen enemies and new threats. But what will happen when they are torn apart?
Simon Pulse | 9781442495852 | Published April 15, 2014
Mark knows grief. Ever since the accident that killed his twin sister, Grace, the only time he feels at peace is when he visits the bridge on which she died. Comfort is fleeting, but it’s almost within reach when he’s standing on the wrong side of the suicide bars. Almost. As a way to remember her, Grace's best friend Hanna convinces Mark to complete Grace’s bucket list from her journal. Mark’s sadness, anger, and his growing feelings for Hanna threaten to overwhelm him. But Mark can’t back out. He made a promise to honor Grace—and it’s his one chance to set things right.
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781442426702 | Published April 15, 2014
DK CHILDREN | 9781465419934 | Published April 21, 2014
Random House Books for Young Readers | 9780449818633 | Published April 22, 2014
Greenwillow Books | 9780062130174 | Published April 22, 2014
Marina thought she had solved all of the Arclight's mysteries. But those in the Arclight compound aren't the only humans who survived the Fade, and only Marina can lead everyone to the other survivors. But there are darker dangers that even the Fade fear in this intense, action-packed page-turner about the lines we draw between right and wrong, light and dark...and how nothing is ever that black and white.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423153290 | Published April 22, 2014
Roaring Brook Press | 9781596438019 | Published April 22, 2014
Laureth Peak's father has taught her to look for recurring events, patterns, and numbers--a skill at which she's remarkably talented. Her secret: She is blind. But when her father goes missing, Laureth and her 7-year-old brother Benjamin are thrust into a mystery that takes them to New York City where surviving will take all her skill at spotting the amazing, shocking, and sometimes dangerous connections in a world full of darkness. She Is Not Invisible is an intricate puzzle of a novel that sheds a light on the delicate ties that bind people to each other.
Algonquin Young Readers | 9781616201951 | Published April 22, 2014
When Saba Khan’s apartment burns in a mysterious fire, her Chicago high school rallies around her. Greed, jealousy, and suspicion create a tangled web as students and teachers begin to point fingers and make accusations. The true story of the fire and what happens afterward comes together in journal entries, interviews, articles, letters, text messages, and other documents.
Candlewick | 9780763662929 | Published April 22, 2014
Driver’s ed and a first crush should be what Alex Winchester is stressed out about in high school — and she is. But what’s really on her mind is her mother. Why is she dressing in Dad’s baggy khaki pants with a silk scarf around her neck? What is she planning when she pores over maps in the middle of the night? When did she stop being Mom and start being Amelia Earhart? Alex tries to keep her budding love life apart from the growing disaster at home as her mother sinks further into her delusions. But there are those nights, when everyone else is asleep, when it’s easier to confide in Amelia than it ever was to Mom. Now, as Amelia’s flight plans become more intense, Alex is increasingly worried that Amelia is planning her final flight — the flight from which she never returns. What could possibly be driving Mom’s delusions, and how far will they take her?
Philomel | 9780399159626 | Published April 22, 2014
YA steampunk in an alternate nineteenth-century North America where the Revolutionary War never happened and the British Empire became a global juggernaut with marvelous and horrible machinery. Sixteen-year-old Charlotte and fellow refugees live on the edge of the industrial empire. When an amnesiac new exile arrives, he brings new secrets about the terrible future of all who live free of the bonds of the empire’s Machineworks.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781481414425 | Published April 29, 2014
Katherine and Michael are in love, and Katherine knows it’s forever—especially after she loses her virginity to him. But when they’re separated for the summer, she begins to have feelings for another boy. What does this say about her love for Michael? And what does “forever” mean, anyway? Is this the love of a lifetime, or the very beginning of a lifetime of love?
HarperTeen | 9780061999031 | Published April 29, 2014
Charlotte Westing is an Oracle and has the ability to tell the future. But instead of using their power, modern-day Oracles are told to fight their visions --- to refrain from interfering. But when a premonition of a classmate's death is too strong for her to ignore, Charlotte is forced to make an impossible decision: continue following the rules or risk everything to stop the serial killer who is stalking her town.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062305305 | Published April 29, 2014
HarperTeen | 9780062293602 | Published April 29, 2014
Kyra Agnew vanished five years ago. When she wakes up, everyone in her life has moved on, but Kyra's still the sixteen-year-old she was when she vanished. She discovers that others have been "taken" --- but Kyra is the first to have been returned after forty-eight hours. With a secret government agency after her, Kyra desperately tries to reclaim the life she once had...but what if the life she wants back is not her own?
Simon Pulse | 9781442445833 | Published April 29, 2014
Mariner Books | 9780544227873 | Published April 1, 2014
From 2004 to 2011, Terry Francona managed the Boston Red Sox, one of the most talked-about and scrutinized teams in all of sports. In FRANCONA, the legendary manager opens up for the first time about his eight years there, as they went from cursed franchise to one of the most successful and profitable in baseball history.
Penguin Books | 9780143125426 | Published April 1, 2014
At an exclusive school somewhere outside of Arlington, Virginia, students are taught to persuade. They harness the hidden power of language to manipulate the mind and learn to break down individuals by psychographic markers in order to take control of their thoughts. The very best will graduate as “poets”: adept wielders of language who belong to a nameless organization that is as influential as it is secretive.
Strange Chemistry | 9781908844965 | Published April 1, 2014
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316209700 | Published April 1, 2014
Simon Pulse | 9781442421639 | Published April 8, 2014
Nikki’s life is far from perfect, but at least she has Dee. Her friends tell her that Dee is no good, but Nikki can’t imagine herself without him. There’s nothing Nikki wouldn’t do for Dee. Absolutely nothing. So when Dee pulls Nikki into a murder, Nikki tells herself that it’s all for true love. But what if Dee had motives that Nikki knew nothing about? Nikki’s love for Dee is supposed to be unconditional…but even true love has a limit. And Nikki just might have reached hers.
HarperCollins | 9780062104908 | Published April 15, 2014
With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she'll earn top marks at the School for Good. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil. The two girls soon find their fortunes reversed. But what if the mistake is actually the first clue to discovering who Sophie and Agatha really are...?
HarperTeen | 9780062208521 | Published April 22, 2014
Broadway Books | 9780307588371 | Published April 22, 2014
On a summer morning in Missouri, Nick and Amy Dunne are celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary. Or they would be, if Amy hadn't disappeared from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. As the cops close in and the stream of lies, deceits and inappropriate behavior leaks out, everyone in town is wondering how well they know the one that they love. Did Nick kill his clever and beautiful wife? If not, who did?