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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.

February 2013

Hardcover

The Kiss: Witch & Wizard, Book Four by James Patterson and Jill Dembowski - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Little, Brown and Company | 9780316101912 | Published February 4, 2013

Whit and Wisty Allgood have defeated the ruthless dictator who long overshadowed their world. But for the first time in their lives, the powerful siblings find themselves at odds as Wisty is drawn to a mysterious stranger named Heath. When a merciless Wizard King from the mountains suddenly threatens war, Wisty must make an excruciating choice.

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle - Fiction, Humor

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781442446892 | Published February 5, 2013

His whole life, Nate Foster has wanted to star in a Broadway show. But how is Nate supposed to make his dreams come true when he’s stuck in Jankburg, Pennsylvania, where no one appreciates a good show tune? Nate plans a daring overnight escape to New York. There’s an open casting call for "E.T.: The Musical" and it could be the difference between small-town blues and big-time stardom.

City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster - Action, Action Adventure, Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780062121301 | Published February 5, 2013

Nisha was abandoned at the gates of the City of a Thousand Dolls when she was just a little girl. Now 16, she lives on the grounds of the isolated estate, where orphan girls apprentice as musicians, healers, courtesans and, if the rumors are true, assassins. Just as she let herself imagine a life outside the walls. Until one by one, girls around her start to die.
Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316190084 | Published February 5, 2013

Mrs. Temminnick is desperate for her 14-year-old daughter Sophronia to become a proper lady. So she enrolls Sophronia in Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality. But at this school, ladies learn the fine arts of dance, dress and etiquette, but they also learn to deal out death, diversion and espionage --- in the politest possible ways, of course.

Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick - Fantasy, Young Adult 12+

Roaring Brook Press | 9781596438002 | Published February 5, 2013

An archaeologist who unearths a mysterious artifact, an airman who finds himself far from home, a painter, a ghost, a vampire and a Viking: the seven stories in this compelling novel all take place on the remote Scandinavian island of Blessed where a curiously powerful plant that resembles a dragon grows. What binds these stories together? What secrets lurk beneath the surface of this idyllic countryside? And what might be powerful enough to break the cycle of midwinterblood? 

My Brother's Book by Maurice Sendak - Family Relationships, Nonfiction

HarperCollins | 9780062234896 | Published February 5, 2013

Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. With influences from Shakespeare and William Blake, Sendak pays homage to his late brother, Jack, whom he credited for his passion for writing and drawing.

Scarlet: Book Two in the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer - Fairy Tale, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Feiwel & Friends | 9780312642969 | Published February 5, 2013

Cinder is in prison and trying to escape, even though escaping means she becomes the most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing when she encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother's whereabouts. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder....

The Whole Stupid Way We Are by N. Griffin - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781442431553 | Published February 5, 2013

Dinah is wildly worried about her best friend, Skint, but she doesn't notice that sometimes, she's doing more harm than good. Skint’s father is in trouble, and his mother refuses to ask for help even though she’s at her breaking point. And because Dinah might just decide to…help. She thinks she’s cracking through a sheet of ice, but what’s actually there is an entire iceberg.

Unravel Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi - Dystopian Fiction, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062085535 | Published February 5, 2013

In The New York Times bestselling sequel to the groundbreaking dystopian novel SHATTER ME!, Juliette is still haunted by her deadly touch. But now that she has teamed up with other rebels with powers of their own, she'll be able to fight back against The Reestablishment to save her broken world. With the help of these new allies, she'll also finally learn the secret behind Adam's --- and Warner's --- immunity to her killer skin.

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell - Fiction, Romance

Listening Library (Audio) | 9780385368261 | Published February 26, 2013

Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is the story of two star-crossed misfits --- smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you’ll remember your own first love --- and just how hard it pulled you under.