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Cool & New

Looking for a great new read? Every month, our Cool & New Books feature spotlights new titles that we think you'll want to explore. In addition to hardcovers, we include books that are newly released in paperback --- as either reprints of hardcovers or original paperbacks.

December 2014

In December’s Cool and New Roundup, we have DIAMOND BOY by Michael Williams, a high-stakes adventure where 15-year-old Patso works the Marange diamond fields for a chance at a better life; WE SHOULD HANG OUT SOMETIME: Embarrassingly, A True Story, Josh Sundquist’s memoir about looking for love in all the wrong places; and the latest volume in Sara Shepard’s best-selling series ---

November 2014

Our November roundup includes THE WALLED CITY by Ryan Graudin, the adrenaline-fueled story of three teens trying to escape their dangerous city that’s no more than a few acres large; UNBROKEN, the new YA adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s bestseller, soon to be in theaters; and Read more »

October 2014

Our October roundup includes BLUE LILY, LILY BLUE by Maggie Stiefvater, the third installment of The Raven Cycle series; LAUGHING AT MY NIGHTMARE by Shane Burcaw, the hilarious memoir of a 21-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy; and THE PERFECTIONISTS, the first in a new series by Pretty Little Liars auth

September 2014

Our September roundup includes ON A CLEAR DAY, the final novel by Walter Dean Myers, which tells the story of a group of diverse teens who must wage war against the powerful elite; THE JEWEL by Amy Ewing, the dark tale of a servant girl learning the brutal truth about her employer; and EGG & SPOON by Gregory Maguire, the richly layered story of two Russian girls and

August 2014

Our August roundup includes I AM MALALA by Malala Yousafzai and co-written by Patricia McCormick, the memoir of a Pakistani girl who stood up for education and became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize nominee; THE UNFINISHED LIFE OF ADDISON STONE by Adele Griffin, a faux multi-media biography of a brilliant young artist who died a mysterious death; and

July 2014

Our July roundup includes CONVERSION by Katherine Howe, about a modern day witch-hunt at a New England boarding school; LET'S GET LOST by Adi Alsaid, which follows Leila and four other teens on an epic soul-searching road trip; and SINNER BY Maggie Stiefvater, the highly anticipated third book in the Shiver trilogy.

July 2014

Our July roundup includes CONVERSION by Katherine Howe, about a modern day witch-hunt at a New England boarding school; LET'S GET LOST by Adi Alsaid, which follows Leila and four other teens on an epic soul-searching road trip; and SINNER BY Maggie Stiefvater, the highly anticipated third book in the Shiver trilogy.

June 2014

Our June roundup includes SAY WHAT YOU WILL by Cammie McGovern, which follows the friendship and budding romance between a girl with cerebral palsy and a boy with OCD; RUIN AND RISING, the much-anticipated conclusion of Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha Trilogy that features A

May 2014

Our May roundup includes WE WERE LIARS, the much anticipated novel by Printz Award honoree E.

April 2014

Our April roundup includes DOROTHY MUST DIE by Danielle Paige, where a girl from Kansas must save Oz from Dorothy, whose power has gone to her head; the much anticipated conclusion to the Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy, DREAMS OF GODS AND MONSTERS by Laini Taylor, where Karou and Akiva must fight against a brutal angel army; and