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.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316197083 | Published January 1, 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?
Poppy | 9780316196925 | Published January 1, 2013
Catherine is tired of struggling musicians befriending her just so they can get a gig at her Dad's famous Manhattan club, but then she meets mysterious Hence, an unbelievably passionate and talented musician on the brink of success. Chelsea finds a letter her dad has kept from her for years --- a letter from her mom, Catherine, who didn't die: She disappeared and Chelsea sets out to look for her.
Scholastic Press | 9780545405720 | Published January 1, 2013
In October of 1775, Secret Service agents raid the workshop of master counterfeiter Ben Boyd. When Boyd is arrested, members of his counterfeiting ring gather to discuss a plan to get him out of jail. Their plan: to steal the body of Abraham Lincoln and demand Boyd's release as ransome. Will it work?
Amulet Books | 9781419704284 | Published January 1, 2013
Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers --- precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s ALICE'S ADVENTURE IN WONDERLAND. Turns out, Wonderland exists and Alyssa must go there to right Alice's mistakes.
Simon Pulse | 9781442465329 | Published January 1, 2013
Rudy’s life is flipped upside-down when his family moves to a remote island in a last attempt to save his sick younger brother. Rudy lies awake at night listening to the screams of the ocean beneath his family’s rickety house. Then he meets Diana, who makes him wonder what he even knows about love, and Teeth, who makes him question what he knows about anything.
Point | 9780545333023 | Published January 1, 2013
Jade loves the new house she moved into and doesn't even mind being the new girl in school. But then her brother claims to see a glimmering girl in his room, and Jade's jewerly gets moved around. It turns out her house is haunted by a ghost who's seeking not just vengeance, but the truth. As Jade investigates the mystery, she discovers that her new friends in town have more than a few deep, dark secrets.
Margaret K. McElderry Books | 9781442445598 | Published January 1, 2013
As Charlie journeys to an annual summit to meet with leaders of nearby Queendoms—an event where her ability to understand all languages will be the utmost asset—she is faced with the ultimate betrayal. And the only person she can turn to for help is the evil soul residing within.
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 9781416987291 | Published January 1, 2013
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316214124 | Published January 1, 2013
Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life- and battle- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Is there anyone left in the world to trust?
HarperTeen | 9780062233363 | Published January 2, 2013
Before there was A, there was Alison DiLaurentis. Boys wanted to date her, girls wanted to be her, and somebody wanted her dead...
HarperTeen | 9780062091093 | Published January 2, 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...
Harper | 9780062209849 | Published January 2, 2013
After their parents die, sisters Marnie and Nelly are on their own. Only they know what happened to their parents, and they aren't telling. When Lennie, the old man next door, realizes his young neighbors are alone and need help, he offers to take them in. But questions from their friends, teachers and the authorities soon threaten to bring dark secrets about the girls' family to the surface.
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780375867125 | Published January 8, 2013
As a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw. Even during W.W.I, Horace filled his notebooks with drawings from the trenches . . . until he was shot. Upon his return home, Horace couldn't lift his right arm, and couldn't make any art. Slowly, with lots of practice, he regained use of his arm, until once again, he was able to paint --- and paint, and paint! Soon, people --- including the famous painter N. C. Wyeth --- started noticing Horace's art, and before long, his paintings were displayed in galleries and museums across the country.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385737982 | Published January 8, 2013
With Judy Blume-like honesty and insight, this sequel to Anatomy of a Boyfriend is about life after first love--romance, sex, friendship, family, and the ups and downs of life as a single girl.
Simon Pulse | 9781442403918 | Published January 8, 2013
Jules lives with her family above their restaurant, which means she smells like pizza most of the time and drives their double-meatball-shaped food truck to school. It’s not a recipe for popularity, but she can handle that. What she can’t handle is the recurring vision that haunts her. Over and over, Jules sees a careening truck hit a building and explode...and nine body bags in the snow.
Harcourt Children's Books | 9780547688367 | Published January 8, 2013
Opening-night jitters are nothing new for seventeen-year-old Phil and her sister Fee, who come from a centuries-old line of stage illusionists. But in the aftermath of the Blitz they’re shipped off to the countryside, away from the bombs and Nazis. Phil, however, wants to fight for her country, and she’ll risk anything to give her country a fighting chance, even if it means losing her heart ...or her life.
Walker Childrens | 9780802723734 | Published January 8, 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.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385742061 | Published January 8, 2013
In this riveting and emotional conclusion to the thriller-romance Janie series, that started with THE FACE ON THE MILK CARTON, all will be revealed as readers find out if Janie and Reeve's love has endured, and whether or not the person who brought Janie and her family so much emotional pain and suffering is brought to justice.
Dutton Juvenile | 9780525425915 | Published January 8, 2013
American good girl Allyson "LuLu" Healey meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter at an underground performance of Twelfth Night in England...but the next morning he's gone. Over the next year, Allyson embarks on a journey to come to terms with the narrow confines of her life, and through Shakespeare, travel, and a quest for her almost-true-love, to break free of those confines.
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385742092 | Published January 8, 2013
After Jack's mother dies, he is sent to boarding school in Maine. At school he meets Early Auden, a strange boy who collects stories about a great black bear that is often sighted in nearby mountains. When the boys find themselves unexpectedly alone at school, they set off on an adventure through the Appalachian Trail to find the bear.
Razorbill | 9781595145994 | Published January 8, 2013
The hottest July on record in Ludlow means that the asphalt is melting, the birds are dying, petty crime is on the rise and someone in Hannah Wagnor’s peaceful suburban community is killing girls. Only by confronting the Valentine Killer will she be able move on with her life --- and it’s up to her to put together the pieces before he strikes again.
HarperTeen | 9780062125958 | Published January 8, 2013
Headstrong 17-year-old Nick has spent his whole life hiding out from the robots that have enslaved mankind. But when the bots discover his community's location, he, his younger brother and adopted sister barely make it out alive. Determined to find out if their parents are among the survivors, Nick, Kevin and Cass venture into the heart of the City, but it is nothing like they've been told.
Philomel | 9780399159602 | Published January 8, 2013
Everything Conatus stands for is at risk. Hoping to gather enough resistance to save their order, Ember and Barrow attempt a desperate escape. But fate offers little mercy. When their mission is exposed, the couple face relentless pursuit by the supernatural horrors that act on the commands of Eira’s ally: the mysterious Bosque Mar.
Hyperion Book CH | 9781423164838 | Published January 8, 2013
After surviving an attack from a serial killer, Rory must enter the witness protection with her father and sister, Darcy, leaving their friends and family without so much as a goodbye. As the sisters settle in to Juniper Landing, it seems like their new home may be just the fresh start they need. But just as they’re starting to feel safe again, one of their new friends goes missing.
Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780375870408 | Published January 8, 2013
Tim Macbeth is a 17-year-old albino and a recent transfer to the prestigious Irving School, where the motto is “Enter here to be and find a friend.” A friend is the last thing Tim expects or wants --- he just hopes to get through his senior year unnoticed. Yet, despite his efforts to blend into the background, he finds himself falling for the quintessential “It” girl, Vanessa Sheller, girlfriend of Irving’s most popular boy.