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.
Simon Pulse | 9781442427150 | Published January 8, 2013
Two years ago, Adrienne’s best friend walked out of her life. One week ago, she left Adrienne a desperate, muffled voicemail. Adrienne never called back. Now Dakota is missing. She left behind a string of broken hearts and a suicide note. Adrienne can’t stop obsessing over what might have happened if she’d answered Dakota’s call. And she’s increasingly convinced that Dakota must still be alive.
HarperCollins | 9780062072061 | Published January 8, 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?
Delacorte Books for Young Readers | 9780385738408 | Published January 8, 2013
When Philip Walker appears as a new student in Michele Windsor's high school class, she is floored. He is the love she thought she lost forever when they said goodbye during her time travels last century. Overjoyed that they can resume the relationship they had a lifetime ago, Michele eagerly approaches him and discovers the unthinkable: he doesn't remember her.
Soho Teen | 9781616951412 | Published January 8, 2013
Allie Kim suffers from a fatal allergy to sunlight that confines her and her two best friends, Rob and Juliet, to the night. When Juliet takes up Parkour --- the stunt-sport of scaling and leaping off tall buildings --- Allie and Rob have no choice but to join her. On a random summer night, the trio catches a glimpse of what appears to be murder. Allie investigates, and the truth comes at an unthinkable price.
Knopf | 9780307594884 | Published January 15, 2013
The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself.
DC Comics | 9781401238094 | Published January 15, 2013
The events of Blood saw Wonder Woman and friends avoid a war between the gods, but their victory came at a harsh price: her friend Zola and her unborn child were taken into Hades’ underworld, seemingly forever. Guts pits Wonder Woman against Hades (and Hera, and others) as Diana travels into hell to rescue her friend…if she can.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374387693 | Published January 22, 2013
When Sherlock visits his brother, what he finds shocks him to the core: a locked room, a dead body and Mycroft holding a knife. The police are convinced Mycroft is a murderer, but Sherlock is just as convinced he is innocent. Threatened with the gallows, Mycroft needs Sherlock to save him. The search for the truth necessitates an incredible journey where Sherlock is afoot in a world of secrets and danger.
Hyperion Book CH | 9781423171171 | Published January 22, 2013
Candlewick | 9780763651176 | Published January 22, 2013
What did it take to be a paratrooper in World War II? Specialized training, extreme physical fitness, courage, and --- until the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion (the Triple Nickles) was formed --- white skin.
It is 1943. Americans are overseas fighting World War II to help keep the world safe from Adolf Hitler’s tyranny, safe from injustice, safe from discrimination. Yet right here at home, people with white skin have rights that people with black skin do not.
What is courage? What is strength? Perhaps it is being ready to fight for your nation even when your nation isn’t ready to fight for you.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062071163 | Published January 22, 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
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | 9780547928173 | Published January 22, 2013
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.
EgmontUSA | 9781606843215 | Published January 22, 2013
Sixteen-year-old Claire has been invisible her whole life, missed by the Institute's monitoring. But now they've ID'ed her and sent 17-year-old Nix to remove her. Yet the moment he lays eyes on her, he can't make the hit. It's as if Claire and Nix are the only people in the world for each other. And they are --- because no one else can really see them.
Hyperion Book CH | 9781423157311 | Published January 22, 2013
Each body has a story to tell that only Librarians can read. The dead are called Histories, and the vast realm in which they rest is the Archive. Da first brought Mackenzie Bishop here four years ago, when she was twelve years old, frightened but determined to prove herself. Now Da is dead, and Mac has grown into what he once was: a ruthless Keeper, tasked with stopping Histories from waking up and getting out.
Nancy Paulsen Books | 9780399161728 | Published January 24, 2013
Kyla has been Slated --- her memory and personality erased as punishment for committing a crime she can’t remember. The government has taught her how to walk and talk again, given her a new identity and a new family and told her to be grateful for this second chance that she doesn’t deserve. It’s also her last chance --- because they’ll be watching to make sure she plays by their rules.
Enchanted Lion | 9781592701230 | Published January 29, 2013
When his oldest brother, Albie, leaves to fight in World War II, Linus takes over the grocery deliveries. One of his customers is an artist from somewhere in Europe who arranges to have a crate of oranges delivered every other week. Over the course of these deliveries, Linus and the man --- who calls himself Mister Orange --- discuss the war, the future, freedom and imagination. Through these conversations, Linus begins to grow up as he wrestles with the realities of war and the place of comic books, superheroes and the imagination in human life.
Putnam Juvenile | 9780399256769 | Published January 29, 2013
Injured and on the run, it has been seven days since June and Day barely escaped Los Angeles and the Republic with their lives. Day is believed dead, having lost his own brother to an execution squad who thought they were assassinating him. June is now the Republic's most wanted traitor. Desperate for help, they turn to the Patriots --- a vigilante rebel group sworn to bring down the Republic.
Delacorte Press | 9780385344036 | Published January 29, 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.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062128027 | Published January 29, 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.
Scholastic Press | 9780545222174 | Published January 1, 2013
Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly.
Scholastic Paperbacks | 9780545255646 | Published January 1, 2013
For 16-year-old Lucy, the end of the world came and went, taking 99% of the population with it. Left to fend for herself alone in Central Park, she's rescued from a pack of hunting dogs by a mysterious boy named Aidan and joins his band of survivors. Yet a new danger awaits her: the Sweepers are looking for her. There's something special about Lucy, and they will stop at nothing to have her.
Arthur A. Levine Books | 9780545221313 | Published January 1, 2013
Selene has grown up in a palace on the Nile with her parents, Cleopatra and Mark Antony --- the most brilliant, powerful rulers on earth. But the jealous Roman Emperor Octavianus wants Egypt for himself, and when war finally comes, Selene faces the loss of all she's ever loved. Forced to build a new life in Octavianus's household in Rome, she finds herself torn between two young men and two possible destinies --- until she reaches out to claim her own.
Disney Press | 9781423143512 | Published January 1, 2013
Justina Griffith never really wanted to go to prom, but when her best friend Ian Clark asks her and promises her the most amazing night of her life, she decides going might not be so bad. However, when she is ditched and left with a group of opinionated ladies at 7-Eleven, she must try to figure out how the night came for this. Is it too late for romance at prom?
Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062060761 | Published January 2, 2013
In Range, souls have been reincarnated over and over, keeping their memories and experiences from previous lifetimes. But when Ana was born, another soul vanished, and no one knows why. Considered a bad omen by everyone, including her mother, Ana travels to the city of Heart to find an answer. When dragons and sylph attack the city, is Ana to blame?
Poppy | 9780316122399 | Published January 2, 2013
17-year-old Hadley is stuck at JFK, late to her father's second wedding to a woman that Hadley's never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport's cramped waiting area. His name is Oliver, he's British, and he's in seat 18C. Hadley's in 18A.
Speak | 9780142421871 | Published January 3, 2013
Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. But the truth is even worse: they're witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship --- or an early grave.
Walker Books Ltd | 9781406341935 | Published January 3, 2013
This is an illustrated modern fairy-tale from award-winning author Brian Falkner. Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge. So when she discovers a sad and neglected dog, she is determined to rescue him. But her daring dog rescue lands her lost and alone in the dark forest of Northwood. A forest where ferocious black lions roam. A forest where those who enter never return. But then Northwood has never seen the likes of Cecilia Undergarment before...
Udon Entertainment | 9781926778419 | Published January 8, 2013
Square Fish | 9781250007209 | Published January 8, 2013
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl.
Vintage | 9780307950659 | Published January 8, 2013
Inspired by a lifelong passion for Jane Austen, mystery writer P. D. James draws the characters of Austen’s beloved novel PRIDE AND PREJUDICE into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
Razorbill | 9781595146021 | Published January 8, 2013
Tough, brainy alchemist Sydney Sage and doe-eyed Moroi princess Jill Dragomir are in hiding at a human boarding school in the sunny, glamorous world of Palm Springs. The students carry on with their lives in blissful ignorance, while Sydney, Jill, Eddie and Adrian must do everything in their power to keep their secret safe. But hiding the truth is harder than anyone thought.
Back Bay Books | 9780316218504 | Published January 8, 2013
In Stephenie Meyer's first book for adults, alien "souls" have taken over the minds and bodies of humans. Melanie Stryder, a captured rebel, resists the takeover of her mind by Wanderer, the soul implanted in her body. Under the influence of Melanie's emotions, Wanderer is compelled to search for Melanie's love Jared and brother Jamie, who are still in hiding.
Square Fish | 9781250016775 | Published January 22, 2013
Odile is descended from the Cagots, a much-despised race whose women were reputed to be witches. Now, racing to escape the bloodbath of 1870’s Paris, she must determine if the claims are true, while also helping a young Doctor Jekyll who seems to be abusing the salts that she gave him in a most disconcerting way.
Hyperion Book CH | 9781423146315 | Published January 22, 2013
When 16-year-old Kaelyn lets her best friend leave without saying goodbye, she never dreams that she might not see him again. But then a strange virus sweeps through her island community, and the government quarantines the island: no one can leave, and no one can come back.
Speak | 9780142423875 | Published January 24, 2013
Ryan is 16, post-suicidal, and trying to figure out what to do after a stint in a mental hospital. Then Nicki barges into his world, brimming with life, and asking questions about Ryan's depression that no one else has ever been brave enough --- or cared enough --- to ask.
HarperTeen | 9780062121264 | Published January 29, 2013
The only thing that Will and Zoe can count on is each other. Although Zoe's dad stole all her 15 years and taught her to be scared, and Will was abandoned, they are willing to do anything for each other, learning exactly how to along the way.
Walker Childrens | 9780802721884 | Published January 29, 2013
For 17 years, Eloise Hart had no idea the world of Faery even existed. Now she has been abducted and trapped in the Rath of Lord Strahan, King of Faery. Strahan was only meant to rule for seven years. But he won't comply, and now chaos threatens both worlds.
St. Martin's Griffin | 9781250023438 | Published January 29, 2013
Set against the backdrop of the 1987 stock market collapse, THE STARBOARD SEA is an examination of the abuses of class privilege, the mutability of sexual desire, the thrill and risk of competitive sailing, and the adult cost of teenage recklessness.