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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 2016

Hardcover

A Million Times Goodnight by Kristina McBride - Dating, Fiction, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Sky Pony Press | 9781510704015 | Published July 5, 2016

On the night of the big spring break party, 17-year-old Hadley "borrows" her boyfriend Ben's car without telling him. As payback, he posts a naked picture of her online for the entire senior class to see. Now Hadley has a choice: go back to the party and force Ben to delete the picture or raise the stakes and take his beloved car on a road trip as far away from their hometown of Oak Grove, Ohio, as she can get.

Autumn's Wish by Bella Thorne - Coming of Age, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385744379 | Published July 5, 2016

Senior year is here, and everyone has a plan --- except Autumn Falls. So many crazy-important decisions lie ahead, and she’s scared to make the wrong one. So when she receives a magical locket that enables her to travel through time (!!!), Autumn hopes she can correct all her past mistakes --- with her friends, with boys --- and maybe even prevent her dad from dying. But the locket doesn’t work that way. Instead, Autumn discovers that she’s only able to visit the future --- and she doesn’t like what she sees. Autumn can change her destiny...but what does she really want?

Black River Falls by Jeff Hirsch - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Science Fiction

Clarion Books | 9780544390997 | Published July 5, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Cardinal has escaped the virus that ravaged his town, leaving its victims alive but without their memories. He chooses to remain in the quarantined zone, caring for a group of orphaned kids in a mountain camp with the help of the former brutal school bully, now transformed by the virus into his best friend. But then a strong-willed and mysterious young woman appears, and the closed-off world Cardinal has created begins to crumble.

Learning to Swear in America by Katie Kennedy - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Social Issues

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619639096 | Published July 5, 2016

An asteroid is hurtling toward Earth. A big, bad one. Maybe not kill-all-the-dinosaurs bad, but at least kill-everyone-in-California-and-wipe-out-Japan-with-a-tsunami bad. Yuri, a physicist prodigy from Russia, has been recruited to aid NASA as they calculate a plan to avoid disaster. The good news is Yuri knows how to stop the asteroid --- his research in antimatter will probably win him a Nobel prize if there's ever another Nobel prize awarded. But the trouble is, even though NASA asked for his help, no one there will listen to him. He's seventeen, and they've been studying physics longer than he's been alive.
Life After Juliet by Shannon Lee Alexander - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Entangled: Teen | 9781633753235 | Published July 5, 2016

Becca Hanson is a voracious reader. And with all those fictional friends, she never had time for real ones. Since her best --- and only --- real friend Charlotte's death six months before, Becca has returned to a life of books in order to distance herself from heartache and loneliness as her junior year begins. When a class project forces her into the Drama Club, she attracts the attention of not one, but TWO guys. Meanwhile, she's still dealing with the grief of Charlotte's death and that she finally has to build a life for herself on her own terms. Ultimately she learns more about who she is, what she wants, how she feels --- and how to find what she's looking for.

Lucky Strikes by Louis Bayard - Historical Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9781627793902 | Published July 5, 2016

With her mama recently dead and her pa sight unseen since birth, Amelia is suddenly in charge of her younger brother and sister --- and of the family gas station. Harley Blevins, local king and emperor of Standard Oil, is in hot pursuit to clinch his fuel monopoly. To keep him at bay and keep her family out of foster care, Melia must come up with a father --- and fast. And so when a hobo rolls out of a passing truck, Melia grabs opportunity by its beard

Mirage by Tracy Clark - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Romance, Suspense, Thriller

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544517905 | Published July 5, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Ryan Poitier Sharpe is a gutsy, outgoing girl who spends her summer days hurling herself out of planes at her parents’ skydiving center in the Mojave Desert. Fiercely independent and willing to take risks, she challenges those around her to live life fully. But after a brush with death, Ryan is severely altered --- she’s not the same thrill-seeking girl she once was and seems to be teetering on the edge of psychosis.

Remix by Non Pratt - Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 12+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781442497757 | Published July 5, 2016

Ruby and Kaz’s friendship has always worked like a well-oiled machine. Ruby is loud and acts impulsively, while Kaz is quiet and plans ahead for every scenario. Together, they are two halves of a whole. But when the girls run into their ex-boyfriends at a music festival, they suddenly find themselves acting out of character and navigating unchartered territory. Afraid of letting each other down, both girls start keeping secrets --- with disastrous consequences.

Secrets, Lies, and Scandals by Amanda K. Morgan - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Simon Pulse | 9781481449540 | Published July 5, 2016

Ivy used to be on top of the social ladder, until her ex made that all go away. Tyler has always been a bad boy, but lately he’s been running low on second chances. Kinley wouldn’t describe herself as perfect, though everyone else would. Mattie is only in town for the summer. He wasn’t looking to make friends, and he definitely wasn’t looking to be involved in a murder. Cade couldn’t care less about the body, or about the pact to keep the secret. With the police hot on the case, they don’t have much time to figure out how to trust each other.

The Lost & Found by Katrina Leno - Family, Friendship, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

HarperTeen | 9780062231208 | Published July 5, 2016

Frannie and Louis met online when they were both little and have been pen pals ever since. They have never met face-to-face, and they don’t know each other’s real names. All they know is that they both have a mysterious tendency to lose things. Well, really, things just seem to . . . disappear.

The Memory Book by Lara Avery - Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 13+

Poppy | 9780316283748 | Published July 5, 2016

Sammie McCoy is a girl with a plan: graduate at the top of her class and get out of her small town as soon as possible. Nothing will stand in her way --- not even the rare genetic disorder the doctors say will slowly steal her memories and then her health. So the memory book is born: a journal written to Sammie’s future self, so she can remember everything from where she stashed her study guides to just how great it feels to have a best friend again. It’s where she’ll record every perfect detail of her first date with longtime-crush Stuart, and where she’ll admit how much she’s missed her childhood friend Cooper and the ridiculous lengths he will go to make her laugh.
The Merciless II: The Exorcism of Sofia Flores by Danielle Vega - Dating, Fiction, Sex, Supernatural Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Razorbill | 9781595147264 | Published July 5, 2016

Sofia is still processing the horrific truth of what happened when she and three friends performed an exorcism that spiraled horribly out of control. Ever since that night, Sofia has been haunted by bloody and demonic visions. Her therapist says they’re all in her head, but to Sofia they feel chillingly real. She just wants to get out of town, start fresh someplace else...until her mother dies suddenly, and Sofia gets her wish.

The Siege (The Six, Book 2) by Mark Alpert - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Sourcebooks Fire | 9781492631705 | Published July 5, 2016

Adam gave up everything for a new chance at life. Now with a cutting-edge digital mind, he is smarter, faster, better than a normal teen. He's indebted to the government program that gave him this ability --- and freedom comes at a price. Adam and his teammates, the six Pioneers, swore to defend humanity against Sigma, the most ruthless artificial intelligence program ever designed. The Pioneers are all that stand between the AI and world domination. But Sigma has an advantage. It has learned about human weakness, and its new weapon? Betrayal.

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab - Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Supernatural Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Greenwillow Books | 9780062380852 | Published July 5, 2016

Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city --- a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father, who lets the monsters roam free and makes the humans pay for his protection. All August wants is to be human, as good-hearted as his own father, to play a bigger role in protecting the innocent --- but he’s one of the monsters. One who can steal a soul with a simple strain of music. When the chance arises to keep an eye on Kate, who’s just been kicked out of her sixth boarding school and returned home, August jumps at it. But Kate discovers August’s secret, and after a failed assassination attempt the pair must flee for their lives.

Rampage: The Singular Menace, Book 3 by John Sandford and Michele Cook - Adventure, Coming of Age, Family Life, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780385753135 | Published July 12, 2016

Shay Remby and her band of renegade activists have got the corrupt Singular Corporation on the run. Their expose is finally working. Or is it? Even as revelations about the human experimental subjects break in the news, Singular’s employees are slithering out of sight. And then their CEO is killed in a plane crash...Was it a freak accident?  Or a cover-up?

Rebellion: The Elysium Chronicles, Book 3 by J. A. Souders - Fiction, Science Fiction

Tor Teen | 9780765332479 | Published July 12, 2016

In this conclusion to J. A. Souders's thrilling, twist-filled Elysium Chronicles series, Evie Winters and Gavin Hunter return to the isolated, dangerous underwater city that they fought so hard to escape. Back in Elysium at last, Evie has finally found her true self hidden under layers and layers of false memories implanted by the woman she knew as Mother.

The Killer in Me by Margot Harrison - Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Thriller

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484727997 | Published July 12, 2016

Hasn't he lived long enough? Why not? I could take him like a thief in the night. This is how the Thief thinks. He serves death, the vacuum, the unknown. He's always waiting. Always there. Seventeen-year-old Nina Barrows knows all about the Thief. She's intimately familiar with his hunting methods: how he stalks and kills at random, how he disposes of his victims' bodies in an abandoned mine in the deepest, most desolate part of a desert. Now, for the first time, Nina has the chance to do something about the serial killer that no one else knows exists. With the help of her former best friend, Warren, she tracks the Thief two thousand miles, to his home turf-the deserts of New Mexico. But the man she meets there seems nothing like the brutal sociopath with whom she's had a disturbing connection her whole life.
The Season by Jonah Lisa Dyer and Stephen Dyer - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780451476340 | Published July 12, 2016

Megan McKnight is an expert at the three Rs of Texas (readin’, ridin’ and ropin’), but she’s not a girly girl. So when her Southern belle mother secretly enters her as a debutante, she’s furious. When Megan’s attitude puts her on probation, she has a month to prove she can ballroom dance, display impeccable manners and curtsy or she’ll disgrace her family. The perk of being a debutante is going to parties, and it’s at one of these lavish affairs where Megan meets Hank Waterhouse. If she didn’t have to contend with a backstabbing blonde and her surly boyfriend, being a deb might not be so bad after all. But then Megan becomes embroiled in a media-frenzy scandal and gets punched in the face by another girl. The season has officially begun…but the drama is just getting started.

The Shadow Hour: The Girl at Midnight, Book 2 by Melissa Grey - Fantasy, Fiction

Delacorte Press | 9780385744676 | Published July 12, 2016

Everything in Echo's life changed in a blinding flash when she learned the startling truth: she is the firebird, the creature of light that is said to bring peace. The firebird has come into the world, but it has not come alone. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, and Echo can feel a great and terrible darkness rising in the distance. Cosmic forces threaten to tear the world apart. Echo has already lost her home, her family, and her boyfriend.

A World Without You by Beth Revis - Fiction, Mental Health, Romance

Razorbill | 9781595147158 | Published July 19, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. When he was ten, Bo claimed to have witnessed the Titanic hit an iceberg, and at 15, he found himself on a Civil War battlefield, horrified by the bodies surrounding him. So when his concerned parents send him to a school for troubled youth, Bo assumes he knows the truth: that he’s actually attending Berkshire Academy, a school for kids who, like Bo, have "superpowers."

Chasing Stars by Helen Douglas - Family Life, Fantasy, Social Issues, Science, Science Fiction

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619634107 | Published July 19, 2016

Hunted down by a ruthless “cleaner” from the future, star-crossed lovers Eden and Ryan have been forced to travel a hundred years forward to 2123. Ryan has broken fundamental laws of time for them to be together, and now they face his trial and permanent imprisonment...and a life without each other. Eden knows that she must save Ryan, but he's under tight security. All Eden wants is Ryan, but is it possible to be together when it seems the whole universe is against them? Fans of Claudia Gray, Amie Kaufman, and Meagan Spooner will be swept away by this epic cross-century romance in which love bends the laws of time and reason.
Flying by Carrie Jones - Adventure, Coming of Age, Fiction, Paranormal

Tor Teen | 9780765336576 | Published July 19, 2016

New York Times bestselling author Carrie Jones introduces sassy alien-hunting cheerleader Mana in FLYING, the launch of a sparkling new YA Science Fiction series. People have always treated seventeen-year-old Mana as someone in need of protection. She's used to being coddled, being an only child, but it's hard to imagine anything could ever happen in her small-town, normal life

Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler - Dating, Fiction, Humor, Young Adult 12+

Simon Pulse | 9781481459891 | Published July 19, 2016

Harper Anderson has always thought she should have been born somewhere more glamorous than her sleepy Northern California suburb. Already resigned to working at a Skinny B’s Juice Press for the summer, Harper is shocked when the ultra-prestigious teen magazine, Shift, calls to say they want her to be their teen dating blogger for the summer. There’s just one teeny, tiny problem: Harper doesn’t have a whole lot of dating experience. So when Shift’s application asked for an “edgy” personal essay, Harper might have misappropriated her best friend’s experiences for her own.

Signs of You by Emily France - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Young Adult 13+

Soho Teen | 9781616956578 | Published July 19, 2016

Since 16-year-old Riley Strout lost her mother two years ago, her survival has depended on the quirky little family formed from a grief support group. Jay, Kate and Noah understand her pain. When Riley sees her mother shopping, she fears she is suffering from some sort of posttraumatic stress episode --- until Jay and Kate report similar visions. Noah is the only one who hasn’t shared their experience. He withdraws from the others, and then suddenly disappears. As she, Jay and Kay frantically search for their missing friend, they are drawn into the mystery surrounding a famous relic that may contain clues about the afterlife.