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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 2014


Alienated by Melissa Landers - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781423170280 | Published February 4, 2014

Two years ago, aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to host the first L'eihr exchange student: Aelyx. But in the midst of anti-L'eihr paranoia, Midtown High School isn't safe. Cara finds support in Aelyx, and she's fallen for him. But Aelyx has been hiding the truth about the purpose of his exchange. Soon Cara will be in the fight for herself, the boy she loves and the future of her planet.
Burn: Book 3 of the Pure Trilogy by Julianna Baggott - Fiction, Horror, Post-Apocalyptic Fiction

Grand Central Publishing | 9781455502998 | Published February 4, 2014

Inside the Dome, Partridge has taken his father's place as leader of the Pures. His intent had been to bring down the Dome from the inside with the help of the secret resistance force led by Partridge's former teacher, Glassings. But from his new position of power, things don't seem quite as clear. Outside the Dome, Pressia and Bradwell continue piecing together the clues left to them by their parents from the time before the detonations. Can they still trust their friend and ally, Partridge, to see their plan through? Or will a new war begin?

Cress by Marissa Meyer - Fairy Tale, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Feiwel & Friends | 9780312642976 | Published February 4, 2014

Cinder, Captain Thorne, Scarlet, and Wolf are fugitives on the run, and are plotting to overthrow Queen Levana. Their best hope is Cress, an expert hacker who has been trapped on a satellite, forced to work for Levana. When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is splintered. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has. 
Ignite Me (Shatter Me) by Tahereh Mafi - Thriller, Young Adult 15+

HarperCollins | 9780062085573 | Published February 4, 2014

With Omega Point destroyed, Juliette doesn’t know if the rebels, her friends, or even Adam are alive. But that won’t keep her from trying to take down The Reestablishment once and for all. Now she must rely on Warner, the handsome commander of Sector 45. The one person she never thought she could trust. The same person who saved her life. He promises to help Juliette master her powers and save their dying world . . . but that’s not all he wants with her.
Landry Park by Bethany Hagen - Fiction, Romance

Dial | 9780803739482 | Published February 4, 2014

Sixteen-year-old Madeline Landry is practically Gentry royalty. But when she learns about the devastating impact the Gentry lifestyle is having on those less fortunate, Madeline's whole world is turned upside down. She finds herself increasingly drawn to handsome, beguiling David Dana. Soon, rumors of war and rebellion start to spread, and Madeline must make a choice between duty --- her family and the estate --- and desire.

Landry Park by Bethany Hagen - Dystopian Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Dial | 9780803739482 | Published February 4, 2014

Sixteen-year-old Madeline Landry is practically Gentry royalty. But she would much rather read a book than attend yet another debutante ball. But when she learns about the devastating impact the Gentry lifestyle is having on those less fortunate, her whole world is turned upside down.  As Madeline begins to question everything she has been told, she finds herself increasingly drawn to handsome, beguiling David Dana, who seems to be hiding secrets of his own. Soon, rumors of war and rebellion start to spread, and Madeline finds herself at the center of it all. Ultimately, she must make a choice between duty—her family and the estate she loves dearly—and desire.

Something Real by Heather Demetrios - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9780805097948 | Published February 4, 2014

Seventeen-year-old Bonnie™ Baker grew up on TV --- she and her twelve siblings were the stars of hit reality show Baker’s Dozen. Since the show's cancellation, Bonnie™ has built a normal life, with real friends (and maybe even a real boyfriend). But the show is going back on the air. Bonnie™ needs to do something drastic if her life is ever going to be her own --- even if it means being more exposed than before.

Teen Spirit by Francesca Lia Block - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

HarperTeen | 9780062008091 | Published February 4, 2014

After Julie's grandmother passes away, she is forced to move and start over at a new school. The only silver lining to the dark cloud around her is Clark, who is just as awkward and damaged as she is. When the two try to contact Julie's grandmother with a Ouija board, they make contact with a different spirit altogether. And this ghost will do whatever it takes to come back to the world of the living.
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage - Children's, Fiction

Kathy Dawson Books | 9780803736719 | Published February 4, 2014

When Miss Lana makes an Accidental Bid at the Tupelo auction and winds up the mortified owner of an old inn, she doesn't realize there's a ghost in the fine print. Naturally, Desperado Detective Agency (aka Mo and Dale) opens a paranormal division to solve the mystery of the ghost's identity. As Mo and Dale handily track down the truth about the ghost, they discover the truth about a great many other people, too.

When Audrey Met Alice by Rebecca Behrens - Youth Fiction

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky | 9781402286421 | Published February 4, 2014

First daughter Audrey Rhodes can't wait for the party she has planned for Friday night, but the Secret Service cancels it at the last minute because of a security breach. What good is being "safe and secure" if you can't have any fun? Audrey is ready to give up and become a White House hermit, until she discovers Alice Roosevelt's hidden diary. The former first daughter gives Audrey a ton of ideas for having fun… and more problems than she can handle.

The Sound of Letting Go by Stasia Ward Kehoe - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Viking Juvenile | 9780670015535 | Published February 6, 2014

For 16 years, Daisy has been good. A good daughter, helping out with her autistic younger brother uncomplainingly. A good friend, even when her best friend makes her feel like a third wheel. When her parents announce they’re sending her brother to an institution --- without consulting her --- Daisy’s furious, and decides the best way to be a good sister is to start being bad. But one person won’t let Daisy forget who she used to be: Irish exchange student and brilliant musician Cal.

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin - Sexuality

Candlewick | 9780763656119 | Published February 11, 2014

A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens.

Fates by Lanie Bross - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Delacorte Press | 9780385742825 | Published February 11, 2014

FERAL CURSE by Cynthia Leitich Smith - Paranormal

Candlewick | 9780763659103 | Published February 11, 2014

The second installment of the Feral series, FERAL CURSE follows Kayla, the adopted daughter of two respectable human parents and a werecat in the closet. When she comes out to her boyfriend, tragedy ensues, and her determination to know and embrace her heritage grows. She teams up with Yoshi, Aimee and Clyde, and the four set out to solve the mystery of a possessed antique carousel while fielding miscast magic, obsessive strangers and mounting species intolerance. 

FERAL CURSE by Cynthia Leitich Smith - Paranormal

Candlewick | 9780763659103 | Published February 11, 2014

FERAL CURSE by Cynthia Leitich Smith - Paranormal

Candlewick | 9780763659103 | Published February 11, 2014

FERAL CURSE by Cynthia Leitich Smith - Paranormal

Candlewick | 9780763659103 | Published February 11, 2014

Fool's Gold: Order of Darkness, Book 3 by Philippa Gregory - Historical Fantasy, Youth Fiction

Simon Pulse | 9781442476905 | Published February 11, 2014

In the third book of the Order of Darness quartet, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, and their romantic attraction reaches new heights. When Luca starts to investigate an alchemist who they think might be the con artist, they realize the alchemist actually wants to create the Philosopher’s Stone, a mystical substance said to be capable of turning base metals into gold and producing the elixir of life. But the truth may be more sinister than they ever could have imagined.

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith - Adventure, Fiction, Science Fiction

Dutton Juvenile | 9780525426035 | Published February 11, 2014

In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend Robby have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things.

It’s the end of the world. And nobody knows anything about it.

Love Me by Rachel Shukert - Romance, Young Adult 12+

Delacorte Press | 9780385741101 | Published February 11, 2014

In the sequel to STARSTRUCK, Amanda is heartbroken over her breakup with hotshot writer Harry Gordon. Margo is living with the gorgeous movie star Dane Forrest, but if Hollywood finds out about their domestic arrangement, her career will be over. And not only is Gabby's drinking is out of control, but she's also swooning over Eddie Sharp, a bad-boy, unpredictable musician.

Oceans of Fire: The Burning of Columbia, 1865 by T. Neill Anderson - Children's, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 10+

Charlesbridge | 9781580895163 | Published February 11, 2014

The second book in the Horrors of History series, OCEAN OF FIRE is based on the  actual fire that swept through Columbia, South Carolina, after the city surrendered to General Sherman’s Union troops at the end of the American Civil War.  Supported by thorough research, narrative accounts of actual historical persons as well as fictionalized characters --- including 17-yera-old Emma, her family and a potential Confederate spy --- comprise the novel. 

Road Rash by Mark Huntley Parsons - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9780385753425 | Published February 11, 2014

After one band drops him, 17-year-old drummer Zach gets a chance to go on tour with a better band. On the drums, Zach keeps things moving at the right pace. But after the show, his timing is off. Jealousies and rivalries keep him off-balance. The original song he recorded blows. And a girl back home is talking about another guy... A fast-paced, feel-good novel about a boy finding his place in the world, a band, and the music.
Storm by Donna Jo Napoli - Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books | 9781481403023 | Published February 11, 2014

The rain starts suddenly, and Sebah and Aban take shelter in a tree, then build a raft. What they find on the stormy seas is beyond imagining: a gigantic ark. Themes of family, loss, and ultimately, survival and love make for a timeless story. As rain batters the earth, Noah, his family, and hordes of animals wait out the storm, ready to carry out their duty of repopulating the earth. Hidden below deck…is Sebah.
The Glass Casket by McCormick Templeman - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Delacorte | 9780385743457 | Published February 11, 2014

Death hasn't visited Rowan Rose since it took her mother when she was a little girl. But after five bodies are found brutally killed outside the village, the tranquility of the viillage is shattered. Something has come down from the hills, through the forest, and into the village. Beast or man, it has brought death to Rowan's door once again. Only this time, its appetite is insatiable.
The Lure by Lynne Ewing - Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062206886 | Published February 11, 2014

The Lure tells the story of fifteen-year-old Blaise Montgomery, who lives on the dangerous outskirts of Washington, DC, where a stray bullet can steal a life on the way to school and death lurks around every corner. Drugs and violence are the only way to survive, so Blaise and her friends turn to gangs for safety, money, and love. And when Blaise is accepted into one of the toughest gangs in the city, she’s finally part of a crew. A family.
But as Blaise is put in increasingly dangerous situations—particularly as her gang’s newest lure—she begins to see that there’s more to lose than she ever realized. Should Blaise continue to follow the only path she’s ever known, or cut and run?