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.
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393787 | Published December 3, 2013
After her parents’ accidental death by mushroom poisoning, young Aurora Grimeon is sent to live with her estranged grandfather on Ossuary Isle, deep in the southern swamps. When ghostly things start happening out in the swamp and island residents start disappearing, Aurora thrusts herself into the middle of the mystery, uncovering secrets that might be better left buried.
DC Comics | 9781401244002 | Published December 3, 2013
In this new collection of issues #7-13 of the hit Batman, Incorporated series and the BATMAN, INCORPORATED SPECIAL #1, Batman and his allies must strengthen their resolve as Leviathan moves against Gotham City. Everything since issue #1 has been leading to the tragic moment in which Damian Wayne pays the ultimate price in the war against crime!
Archaia Entertainment, LLC | 9781936393268 | Published December 3, 2013
Inside the June Alley Inn, located in the western mouse city of Barkstone, mice gather to tell tales, each trying to outdo the other. A competition, of sorts, begins. The rules: Every story must contain one truth, one lie, and have never been told in that tavern before. With the winner getting his bar tab cleared, fantastic stories are spun throughout the evening! MOUSE GUARD: LEGENDS OF THE GUARD collects the second volume of Legends of the Guard, a new Mouse Guard anthology series featuring the work of artists and storytellers handpicked by series creator David Petersen.
HarperTeen | 9780062199744 | Published December 3, 2013
High school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have all done horrible things—things that would put them behind bars if anyone ever found out. And their stalker "A" knows everything. So far A has kept their secrets, using them to torture the girls. But now A's changed the game. Suddenly the girls are hauled in for questioning, and all their worlds begin to unravel.
Razorbill | 9781595145932 | Published December 3, 2013
Auranos has been conquered and the three kingdoms --- Auranos, Limeros and Paelsia --- are now unwillingly united as one country called Mytica. But alluring, dangerous magic still beckons, and with it the chance to rule not just Mytica, but the world...When Gaius announces that a road is to be built into the Forbidden Mountains, formally linking all of Mytica together, he sets off a chain of cataclysmic events that will forever change the face of this land.
Candlewick | 9780763666651 | Published December 10, 2013
It’s starting to look as if Hildy's never going to have a third date, or be kissed, or know a boy who is more than just a friend. Then, on an ordinary day, she meets Connor of the melt-that-ice-cap smile --- and a summer that was going to be ordinary as toast turns into Hildy’s summer of love. But love for Hildy is not so much girl-meets-boy-and loses-her-heart as boy-meets-girl-and-loses-his-mind.
Philomel | 9780399164224 | Published December 10, 2013
In this new installment, Bosque Mar haunts the dreams of both Adne and Logan, trying to escape for the Nether, where Calla, Shay and the other Guardians trapped him in the final battle in the War of All Against All. Will he turn Adne to the dark side? Will Logan reclaim his birthright? And will darkness take over our world?
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780375870620 | Published December 10, 2013
When Leni's family hit the lottery, life got...well, strange. But all of that extravagant living has caught up with them, and the lottery money is about to run out --- except for the large trust fund Leni will inherit on her 18th birthday, now only a week away. Leni is prepared to give her parents the money until her sister, Natasha, confesses a shocking secret --- one that threatens to destroy their entire family.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423171027 | Published December 10, 2013
It's a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone.
Clarion Books | 9780547910680 | Published December 17, 2013
Cy Williams, 13, has always known that he and the other black folks on Strong's plantation have to obey white men, no question, even though he's free. Almost four years later, Cy yearns for that freedom, such as it was. Now he's a chain gang laborer, forced to do backbreaking work, penned in and shackled like an animal, brutalized, beaten and humiliated by the boss of the camp and his hired overseers. Cy is sure that a chance at freedom is worth any risk, any sacrifice.
DC Comics | 9781401244965 | Published December 17, 2013
The Joker! Grodd! Darkseid! Lex Luthor! These and dozens of other DCU evildoers took center stage in September’s giant Villains Month event! All 52 of the Villains Month issues are collected in a massive 1,184-page deluxe hardcover compilation.
DC Comics | 9781401242329 | Published December 17, 2013
Grant Morrison’s run on Actions Comics reaches its conclusion with this new hardcover collecting issues #13-18 of the series. The Multitude returns, and Superman must face them on Mars! Then, the Man of Steel is on trial—and the jury is made up of the Anti-Superman Army! Plus: What is the secret of the Little Man?
Soho Teen | 9781616951436 | Published December 17, 2013
Allie knows why Juliet killed herself: to escape the clutches of Garrett Tabor, whom the trio saw committing an unspeakable crime. When Rob introduces Allie to the wildly dangerous sport of nighttime deep diving, Allie assumes he’s only trying to derail her investigation... until they uncover the horror terrible secret Garrett Tabor has hidden under Lake Superior.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316217491 | Published December 24, 2013
Dial | 9780803739048 | Published December 26, 2013
When their overprotective father is killed in a terrible accident, Zel and her younger sister, Dylia, are lost in grief. But it's not until strangers appear, using bizarre sensory weapons, that the life they had is truly eviscerated. Zel ends up in a safe house for teens that aren't like any she's ever seen --- teens who, by law, shouldn't even exist. One of them --- an angry tattooed boy haunted by tragedy --- can help Zel reunite with her sister.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062279484 | Published December 31, 2013
One fateful night, Wren and Grayson's paths cross at Wren's family's Arthurian-themed catering hall. What follows is the complicated, awkward, hilarious and tender tale of two teens shedding their pasts, figuring out who they are --- and falling in love.
HarperTeen | 9780062091123 | Published December 31, 2013
Kira has valiantly protected her kingdom --- and the crown prince --- and is certain she will find the second treasure needed to fulfill the Dragon King's prophecy. WARRIOR boasts a strong female hero, romantic intrigue and mythical creatures such as a nine-tailed fox demon, a goblin army, and a hungry dragon with a snarky attitude.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316197090 | Published December 3, 2013
Anna's father works for the Branch, at the helm of its latest project: monitoring and administering treatments to the four genetically altered boys in the lab below their farmhouse, one of which has stolen Anna's heart. Soon, she finds herself on the run with the boys to avoid the Branch. Will she and Sam figure out a way to survive?
Simon Pulse | 9781442450424 | Published December 3, 2013
Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston survived the category five tornado that killed his parents. And the beautiful, dark-haired girl who’s swept through his dreams every night since is 17-year-old Audra, an air elemental and also Vane’s guardian. When their location is revelaed to the enemy, Audra’s forced to help Vane remember who he is, but doing so will also unlock the memory Audra needs him to forget.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250029799 | Published December 3, 2013
When Rain's grandfather dies, the only thing she has left to remember him by is the armband he used to wear. Only the armband . . . and the gift it brings: Rain can see dead people. Starting with the Dark Man: a ghost determined to reveal the Ghost Keys’ hidden world of mystery and mysticism, intrigue and adventure.
Harper Perennial | 9780062225443 | Published December 3, 2013
Kate learns that her daughter, Amelia, has been suspended from school. Upon her arrival, she finds the school surrounded by police officers, fire trucks, and an ambulance. An academic overachiever despondent over getting caught cheating has jumped to her death. At least that’s the story Grace Hall tells Kate. And clouded as she is by her guilt and grief, it is the one she forces herself to believe. Until she gets an anonymous text: She didn’t jump.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316126106 | Published December 3, 2013
Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City, where she lives with her Uncle Will, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult. When a rash of occult-based murders comes to light, Evie and her uncle are right in the thick of the investigation. Evie has a secret: a mysterious power that could help catch the killer --- if he doesn't catch her first.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316127264 | Published December 3, 2013
Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423175117 | Published December 10, 2013
Ember | 9780385742047 | Published December 10, 2013
It's been thirty days since Calder left Lily standing on the shores of Lake Superior. And when Calder does return, it's not quite the reunion Lily hoped for. Especially after she lets her father in on a huge secret: he, like Calder, is a merman. Obsessed with his new identity, Lily's dad monopolizes Calder's time as the two of them spend every day in the water, leaving Lily behind. Then dead bodies start washing ashore. As the body count grows, everyone is pointing fingers. Lily doesn't know what to believe—only that whoever's responsible is sure to strike again.
Walker Childrens | 9780802735447 | Published December 10, 2013
Pandora's just your average teen-glued to her laptop until her long-lost father sends her a link to a mysterious site featuring twelve photos of her as a child. Unable to contain her curiosity, Pandora enters the site, where she is prompted to play her favorite virtual-reality game, Zero Day. This unleashes a global computer virus that plunges the whole world into panic.
Ember | 9780307929747 | Published December 10, 2013
From the moment Amelia sets eyes on Chris, she is a goner. But Chris is 21, while she is 15. She knows it's not going to happen. Working at checkout together, they become friends and her crush doesn't seem so one-sided anymore. But if Chris likes her back, what then? Can two people in such different places in life really be together?
Speak | 9780142427545 | Published December 10, 2013
When her therapist suddenly suggests she return to Wexford, Rory jumps at the chance to get back to her friends and away from her parents. But Rory’s brush with the Ripper touched her more than she thought possible: she now has the power to eliminate ghosts on contact. Rory has evidence that the recent inexplicable deaths in London are no coincidence. Something much more sinister is going on.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423134985 | Published December 17, 2013
Camelia Hammond escapes to a summer arts program in Rhode Island and tries to put her junior year drama behind her. But while there, she gets caught up in the case of a local girl who is missing. Time is running out, and Camelia will have to trust her powers if she's to save the missing girl. Will the lessons Camelia has learned in the past give her the strength to do so?
HarperCollins | 9780062048585 | Published December 17, 2013
When she lost her soul mate, Caleb, Eve felt like her world had ended. Trapped in the palace, forced to play the part of the happy, patriotic princess of The New America, Eve's whole life is a lie. The only thing that keeps her going is Caleb's memory, and the revolution he started. Now, Eve is taking over where Caleb left off. Will Eve be able to bring about a new, free world when she's called upon to perform the ultimate act of rebellion --- killing her father?
Archie Comics | 9781936975761 | Published December 17, 2013
When Sabrina is granted a magic wand, will she be able to control the magnitude of magic it possesses, or will it control her? Throw in a hidden pirate ship, unicorns, elves and the battle of a lifetime, and you’re in for a whirlwind of supernatural suspense!
Balzer + Bray | 9780062071170 | Published December 23, 2013
Nikki and Cole, along with Cole's bandmate Max, descend into the Everneath, only to discover that their journey will be more difficult than they'd anticipated --- and more deadly. From a Lake of Blood and Guilt to Sirens' alluring tricks to insurmountable walls of rock and flame, the trio is given every reason to turn back and give up. But Nikki vows to stop at nothing to save Jack --- even if it means
HarperTeen | 9780061947193 | Published December 23, 2013
Charlie Collins has always had a crush on Kevin Lazarus. He is perfect, attractive...and her new stepbrother! Things were fine when Kevin was dating Charlie's friend, Tess, and she was kind of dating George, but now that they've kissed, things will never be the same. This is the sequel to the addictive novel, IF WE KISS.
Balzer + Bray | 9780061730955 | Published December 23, 2013
When soldiers arrive at his hometown in Cambodia, Arn is just a kid, dancing to rock 'n' roll, hustling for spare change, and selling ice cream with his brother. But after the soldiers march the entire population into the countryside, his life is changed forever. Based on the true story of Arn Chorn-Pond, this is an achingly raw and powerful novel about a child of war who becomes a man of peace, from National Book Award finalist Patricia McCormick.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062128034 | Published December 23, 2013
Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London --- working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father's gruesome experiments. But when she learns he is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations are true.
HarperCollins | 9780062072078 | Published December 23, 2013
Aria and Perry are about to be reunited, a moment they've been longing for with countless expectations. And it's a moment that lives up to all of them. At least, at first. The Tides don't take kindly to former Dwellers like Aria. And the tribe is swirling out of Perry's control. With the Aether storms worsening every day, the only remaining hope for peace and safety is the Still Blue. But does it truly exist?
Overlook TP | 9781468308211 | Published December 31, 2013
In 19th-century Germany, one young man counts down the days until he can marry his beloved...until she is found brutally murdered, and the young man is accused of the crime. Broken on the wheel and left for dead, he awakens on a lab table, transformed into an abomination. Friedrich must go far to take his revenge --- only to find his tormentor, Victor Frankenstein, in league with the Marquis de Sade, creating something much more sinister deep in the mountains.
HarperTeen | 9780062117366 | Published December 31, 2013
As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. When Addie's parents announce their divorce, she has to pick who to live with. Her father is leaving the paranormal compound to live among the "Norms," and her mother is staying in the life Addie has always known and loves. One Search six weeks into the future proves her answer is not easy.
HarperTeen | 9780062091109 | Published December 31, 2013
Kira's the only female in the king's army, and she's also the prince's bodyguard. She's a demon slayer and an outcast, hated by nearly everyone in her home city of Hansong. And, she's their only hope. Murdered kings and discovered traitors point to a demon invasion, sending Kira on the run with the young prince. He may be the savior predicted in the Dragon King's prophecy...
Bantam | 9780385344043 | Published December 31, 2013
When the tomb of St. Tancred is opened at a village church in Bishop's Lacey, its shocking contents lead to another case for Flavia de Luce. Greed, pride and murder result in old secrets coming to light --- along with a forgotten flower that hasn't been seen for half a thousand years.
HarperTeen | 9780061926198 | Published December 31, 2013
Lucy is heartbroken when her boyfriend dumps her. But when three girls enter her life with a magical offer, Lucy can’t refuse. All she has to do is get a guy to fall in love with her in the next seven days…and then, break his heart.
Puffin | 9780142426050 | Published December 31, 2013
Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau washed ashore in a hurricane eleven years ago, and she's been making waves ever since. Although Mo hopes someday to find her "upstream mother," she's found a home with the Colonel and Miss Lana. When a lawman comes to town asking about a murder, Mo and her best friend, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III, set out to uncover the truth.
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Pocket Books | 9781476751320 | Published December 24, 2013
This is a novel about the unbreakable bond between parent and child, the temptation to play God, and its dangerous repercussions. Using her sensitive, wise touch, Jodi Picoult once again probes deeply into the love and anguish of a young girl and her family. This time, she has added the innovative element of embedding a graphic novel within her text.