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.
HarperTeen | 9780062026125 | Published October 1, 2013
Laura and Alec are highly trained teenage terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are small-town high school students. There was no reason for their paths to ever cross. But now a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible superpowers. Suddenly, Jack, Laura, Aubrey, and Alec find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger.
Tor Teen | 9780765338211 | Published October 1, 2013
To defend against a hostile alien race, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin is drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training. Is Ender the general Earth needs? His two older siblings are every bit as unusual as he is, and between the three of them lie the abilities to remake a world --- if the world survives.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544087446 | Published October 1, 2013
Seventeen-year-old Cade is a fierce survivor, solo in the universe with her cherry-red guitar. Or so she thought. Her world shakes apart when a hologram named Mr. Niven tells her she was created in a lab in the year 3112, then entangled at a subatomic level with a boy named Xan. And once Cade discovers the wild joy of real connection, there’s no turning back.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374323110 | Published October 1, 2013
Young Sherlock's friend and her father have vanished. Their house looks as if nobody has ever lived in it; the neighbors claim never to have heard of them. Sherlock begins to doubt his sanity, until a clever clue points him to Scotland. Following that clue leads him into a mystery that involves kidnapping, bodysnatchers and a man who claims he can raise the dead.
Sourcebooks Fire | 9781402293184 | Published October 1, 2013
Night falls and fifteen-year-old Billy starts his first night as a prison guard. But this is no ordinary prison. There are haunted cells that can't be used, whispers in the night...and the dreaded Witch Well. Billy is warned to stay away from the prisoner down in the Witch Well. But what prison could be so frightening? Billy is about to find out...
Sourcebooks Fire | 9781402293184 | Published October 1, 2013
Night falls, the moon rises, and fifteen-year-old Billy starts his first night as a prison guard. But this is no ordinary prison. There are haunted cells that can't be used, whispers and cries in the night...and the dreaded Witch Well. Billy is warned to stay away from the prisoner down in the Witch Well. But what prison could be so frightening? Billy is about to find out...
Amulet Books | 9781419709302 | Published October 1, 2013
Rebecca Blue is a rebel with an attitude whose life is changed by an encounter with a soon-to-be dead girl. Rebel decides to complete the dead girl’s bucket list to prove that choice, not chance, controls her fate. With a shaken sense of self, she must reevaluate her loner philosophy --- particularly when she falls for Nate, the do-gooder who never looks out for himself.
Balzer + Bray | 9780061853319 | Published October 1, 2013
HIDEOUS LOVEis the story of the mastermind behind one of the most iconic figures in all of literature, a monster constructed out of dead bodies and brought to life by the tragic Dr. Frankenstein. This luminous verse novel reveals how Mary Shelley became one of the most celebrated authors in history.
Balzer + Bray | 9780062216359 | Published October 1, 2013
Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he's never noticed that Reena even exists...until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears without a word, leaving a devastated—and pregnant—Reena behind. For fans of Sarah Dessen and John Green, HOW TO LOVE is a breathtaking debut about a couple who falls in love...twice.
DC Comics | 9781401242404 | Published October 1, 2013
When Atlantis is struck by a U.S. Naval missile gone awry, Atlantis--led by Aquaman's brother Ocean Master--attacks the East Coast of the United States flooding its major cities such as Boston, Metropolis, Gotham City and several others.
The Justice League comes together to help Aquaman turn back the tide, but they soon learn that they are woefully overmatched by the Atlantean Army, and must find a way to save the world from total annihilation.
Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781442480612 | Published October 1, 2013
HarperCollins | 9780062208699 | Published October 1, 2013
DC Comics | 9781401242442 | Published October 1, 2013
A product of the foster system, Billy Batson has a chip on his shoulder and an attitude toward authority. Brought to the feet of a magical wizard at the Rock of Eternity, Billy shouts the wizard's name --- Shazam! --- and the brash young teen is mystically transformed into a powerhouse! Will Billy do what it takes to become a hero? Or will he succumb to the poor choices of youth?
Amulet Books | 9781419708053 | Published October 1, 2013
Brian and his friends are misfits and the troublemakers --- the ones who jump their high school’s fence to skip class regularly. So when a deadly virus breaks out, they’re the only ones with a chance of surviving. But it won’t be easy, and it will test everything they thought they knew about themselves and their classmates.
HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780547942087 | Published October 1, 2013
Sixteen-year-old Sarah Meadows longs for "normal." Born with a port wine stain covering half her face, all her life she’s been plagued by stares, giggles, bullying and disgust. But when she’s abducted on the way home from school, Sarah is forced to uncover the courage she never knew she had, learn to look beyond her face to find the beauty and strength she has inside. It’s that --- or succumb to a killer.
Disney-Hyperion | 9781423144342 | Published October 1, 2013
At seventeen, Jonah Kinlock has become the deadliest assassin in Nightshade, a network that hunts the undead. Emma Greenwood finds her grandfather dying, gripping a note warning Emma that she might be in danger. The clue he leaves behind leads Emma into Jonah’s life --- and a shared legacy of secrets and lingering questions.
Feiwel & Friends | 9781250023506 | Published October 1, 2013
September misses Fairyland and her friends Ell, the Wyverary and the boy Saturday. She longs to leave the routines of home and embark on a new adventure. Little does she know that this time, she will be spirited away to the moon, reunited with her friends, and find herself faced with saving Fairyland from a moon-Yeti with great and mysterious powers.
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316210171 | Published October 1, 2013
Putnam Juvenile | 9780399250880 | Published October 3, 2013
Tucker was supposed to be the designated driver, but he drank so much and so quickly that he was instantly sick. That left Trey to drive. It was the last time Tucker would ever see them alive. Tucker’s grief and guilt are just about unbearable. And when he meets the Ferryman who carries souls of the newly deceased across the rivers that divide the world of the living from the world of the dead, Tucker gets a chance to decide: live or die.
Viking Juvenile | 9780670014064 | Published October 3, 2013
Alexander Baddenfield is a horrible boy who is the last in a long line of scoundrels. One day, he transplants the nine lives from his cat into himself. Alexander has lives to spare, and uses them by attempting outrageous feats. Only when he is left with one like everyone else does he realize how reckless he has been.
Little, Brown and Company | 9780316207652 | Published October 7, 2013
One of the recent victims of a string of homicides was a student at Tandy Angel's own elite school. She has a hunch it may be the work of a serial killer...and Tandy perfectly fits the profile of the killer's targets. Can she untangle the mysteries in time? Or will she be the next victim?
Candlewick | 9780763650384 | Published October 8, 2013
When a drought hits in Sierra Leone, nine-year-old Magulu is sold by her father. But an unthinkable chain of events unfolds: a capture by slave traders; weeks in an airless hold; a landing where she is sold and taken aboard the Amistad; a mutiny; a trial that is argued by John Quincy Adams. Narrated in first-person, this fictionalized book of a real-life figure retells history through the eyes of a child.
Candlewick | 9780763661021 | Published October 8, 2013
Arlo’s grandfather mixes up the past with the present. Arlo holds on as best he can, but when Poppo lands in the hospital, Arlo’s fear of foster care sends him alone across three hundred miles. Arlo finds the grandmother he doesn’t remember. But just finding her isn’t enough to make them a family.
Simon Pulse | 9781442466258 | Published October 8, 2013