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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.

October 2017

Hardcover

27 Hours (The Nightside Saga) by Tristina Wright - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Entangled: Teen | 9781633758209 | Published October 3, 2017

Rumor Mora fears two things: hellhounds too strong for him to kill, and failure. Jude Welton has two dreams: for humans to stop killing monsters, and for his strange abilities to vanish. But in no reality should a boy raised to love monsters fall for a boy raised to kill them. Nyx Llorca keeps two secrets: the moon speaks to her, and she's in love with her best friend, Dahlia. Braeden Tennant wants two things: to get out from his mother's shadow, and to unlearn his colony’s darkest secret.
Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Military, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062642745 | Published October 3, 2017

World War Two has shattered Valka's homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She knows her skills as a pilot rival the best of the men, so when an all-female aviation group forms, Valka is the first to sign up. The war is taking its toll on everyone, including the boy Valka grew up with, who is fighting for his life on the front lines. As the war intensifies and those around her fall, Valka must decide how much she is willing to risk to defend the skies she once called home.

Because I Was a Girl: True Stories for Girls of All Ages by Melissa de la Cruz - Anthology, Nonfiction, Short Stories, Social Issues, Teen Anthology, Women’s Issues, Young Adult 13+

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9781250154460 | Published October 3, 2017

BECAUSE I WAS A GIRL is an inspiring collection of true stories by women and girls about the obstacles, challenges, and opportunities they've faced…because of their gender. Edited by #1 New York Times-bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz, the collection includes writings from an impressive array of girls and women who are trailblazers in their fields, including bestselling authors Victoria Aveyard, Libba Bray and Margaret Stohl; industry pioneers like Dolores Huerta, Trish McEvoy and Holly Knight; renowned chef Katie Button; aerospace and mechanical engineer Emily Calandrelli; and many more.

Before the Devil Breaks You (The Diviners) by Libba Bray - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Magic, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316126069 | Published October 3, 2017

After battling a supernatural sleeping sickness that early claimed two of their own, the Diviners have had enough of lies. They're more determined than ever to uncover the mystery behind their extraordinary powers, even as they face off against an all-new terror. Out on Ward's Island, far from the city's bustle, sits a mental hospital haunted by the lost souls of people long forgotten --- ghosts who have unusual and dangerous ties to the man in the stovepipe hat, also known as the King of Crows. 
Devils & Thieves by Jennifer Rush - Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316390897 | Published October 3, 2017

Eighteen-year-old Jemmie Carmichael has grown up surrounded by magic in the quiet town of Hawthorne, New York. In her world, magic users are called "kindled," and Jemmie would count herself among them if only she could cast a simple spell without completely falling apart. It doesn't help that she was also recently snubbed by Crowe, the dangerous and enigmatic leader of the Black Devils kindled motorcycle gang and the unofficial head of their turf. When the entire kindled community rolls into Hawthorne for an annual festival, a rumor begins spreading that someone is practicing forbidden magic. 
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway - Family, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

HarperTeen | 9780062330628 | Published October 3, 2017

Being the middle child has its ups and downs.But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including --- Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs.
Jek/Hyde by Amy Ross - Fiction, Friendship, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Harlequin Teen | 9781335007957 | Published October 3, 2017

Lulu and Jek are science nerds and have been best friends since they were young…or at least they used to be. Lately Jek has been pulling away from Lulu, just as she's coming to terms with how she really feels about him.Just as she's ready to see if there could be something more between them.  But Lulu's thoughts are derailed by a mysterious new guy who's showing up at local parties. Hyde is the definition of a bad boy, and everybody knows it…but no one can seem to resist his charms. And even though Lulu's heart belongs to Jek, she can't deny Hyde's attraction, either. 
Mistress of All Evil: A Tale of the Dark Fairy (Villains) by Serena Valentino - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 14+

Disney Press | 9781368009010 | Published October 3, 2017

The tale is told as if it's happening once upon a dream: the lovely maiden meets her handsome prince in the woods. The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the maiden finds out that she is a princess-a princess who has been cursed by a dark fairy to prick her finger on a spindle and fall into an eternal sleep. Though her three good fairies try to protect her, the princess succumbs to the curse. But the power of good endures, as her true love defeats the fire-breathing dragon and awakens the princess with true love's first kiss. The two live happily ever after. And yet this is only half the story. So what of the dark fairy, Maleficent?
Never Apart by Romily Bernard - Fiction, Paranormal, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Entangled Teen | 9781633758223 | Published October 3, 2017

What if you had to relive the same five days over and over? And what if at the end of it, your boyfriend is killed…And you have to watch. Every time. You don’t know why you’re stuck in this nightmare. But you do know that these are the rules you now live by: Wake Up. Run. Die. Repeat. Now, the only way to escape this loop is to attempt something crazy. Something dangerous. Something completely unexpected.This time…you’re not going to run.
Ringer (Replica) by Lauren Oliver - Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

HarperCollins | 9780062394194 | Published October 3, 2017

Lyra and Caelum are finding it hard to be human. When Caelum leaves without warning, Lyra follows him, seeking a pioneering organization in Philadelphia that might have a cure. But what they uncover there is a shocking connection to their past. Though Gemma just wants to go back to her normal life after Haven, she soon learns that her powerful father has other plans for the replicas --- unless she and her boyfriend Pete can stop him. But they soon learn that they aren’t safe either.

Satellite by Nick Lake - Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Knopf Books for Young Readers | 9781524713539 | Published October 3, 2017

Born and raised on Moon 2, Leo and the twins, Orion and Libra, are finally old enough and strong enough to endure the dangerous trip to Earth. They’ve been “parented” by teams of astronauts since birth and have run countless drills to ready themselves for every conceivable difficulty they might face on the flight. While the planet may be home to billions of people, living there is more treacherous than Leo and his friends could ever have imagined, and their very survival will mean defying impossible odds.

Seize Today (Forget Tomorrow) by Pintip Dunn - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Entangled: Teen | 9781633758186 | Published October 3, 2017

Olivia Dresden is a precognitive. Since different versions of people’s futures flicker before her eyes, she doesn’t have to believe in human decency. She can see the way for everyone to be their best self-if only they would make the right decisions. No one is more conflicted than her mother, and Olivia can only watch as Chairwoman Dresden chooses the dark, destructive course every time. Yet Olivia remains fiercely loyal to the woman her mother could be. But when the chairwoman captures Ryder Russell, the striking and strong-willed boy from the rebel Underground, Olivia sees a vision of her own imminent death…at Ryder’s hand.
Select by Marit Weisenberg - Fiction, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult 14+

Charlesbridge Teen | 9781580898065 | Published October 3, 2017

Julia Jaynes has the perfect life. The perfect family. The perfect destiny. The daughter of a billionaire investor in Austin, Texas, it looks like Julia has it all. But there's something rotten beneath the surface --- dangerous secrets her father is keeping; abilities she was never meant to have; and an elite society of highly evolved people who care nothing for the rest of humanity. So when Julia accidentally jeopardizes the delicate anonymity of her people, she's banished to the one place meant to make her feel inferior: public high school.  

Strange Fire by Tommy Wallach - Adventure, Coming of Age, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481468381 | Published October 3, 2017

They said that the first generation of man was brought low by its appetites. They said mankind’s voracity was so great, the Lord sent his own Daughter to bring fire and devastation to the world. The survivors were few, but over the course of centuries they banded together to form a new civilization. Brothers Clive and Clover, the sons of a well-respected minister, have spent their lives spreading the gospel. But when their traveling ministry discovers a community intent on rediscovering the blasphemous technologies of the past, a chain of events will be set in motion that will pit city against city…and brother against brother.

The Devils You Know by M.C. Atwood - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Supernatural, Supernatural Fiction, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Soho Teen | 9781616957889 | Published October 3, 2017

Plenty of legends surround the infamous Boulder House, but nobody takes them seriously. If there were truth to any of the local folklore, River Red High wouldn’t offer a field trip there for the graduating class. Five very different seniors volunteer, each for private reasons, none of which have to do with trip itself. When they’re separated from the group, they discover that what lies within Boulder House is far more horrifying than any rumor they’ve heard. To survive, they’ll have to band together and ultimately confront the truths of their darkest selves.

The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062567987 | Published October 3, 2017

After Asha conquers each dragon and brings its head to the king, she’s offered the chance to gain her freedom in exchange for the life of the most powerful dragon in Firgaard. Along the way, Asha soon finds out there may be more truth to the ancient legends and rumors that plague her. With the help of a secret friend, Asha must shed the layers of her Iskari bondage and open her heart to love, light and a truth that has been kept from her.

The Reaction by Helena Coggan - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Candlewick | 9780763689735 | Published October 3, 2017

Fifteen-year-old Rose is alone. Her father has been imprisoned, and a death sentence is almost certain. She has been rejected by the law-enforcement agency she was groomed for since birth, and lives in fear of the terrible secret that, if exposed, will destroy her. Meanwhile, the laws that have maintained peace are breaking down, and two rival militias are preparing to fight a war. As darker elements of her father’s past emerge, Rose realizes that the rules of good and evil will not protect her anymore. In a world of monsters, how long can trust, loyalty and justice survive?

Top Ten by Katie Cotugno - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Music, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062418302 | Published October 3, 2017

Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of best friends. Prickly, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ultra-popular Ryan is a hockey star who can get any girl he wants. But somehow their relationship just works. Now, on the night of high school graduation, everything is suddenly changing in their lives and in their relationship. As they try to figure out where to go from here, they make a top ten list: this time, counting down the top ten moments of their friendship.

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore - Contemporary Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Feiwel & Friends | 9781250124555 | Published October 3, 2017

For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a secret: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. After generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens. The boy is a mystery to Estrella, the girl who finds him, and to her family, but he’s even more a mystery to himself; he knows nothing about who he is or where he came from than his first name. As Estrella tries to help Fel piece together his past, La Pradera leads them to secrets as dangerous as they are magical in this stunning exploration of love, loss and family.

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Scholastic Press | 9780545930802 | Published October 10, 2017

At the heart of Bicho Raro, Colorado, you will find the Soria family, who all have the ability to perform unusual miracles. And at the heart of this family are three cousins longing to change its future: Beatriz, the girl without feelings, who wants only to be free to examine her thoughts; Daniel, the Saint of Bicho Raro, who performs miracles for everyone but himself; and Joaquin, who spends his nights running a renegade radio station under the name Diablo Diablo. They are all looking for a miracle. But the miracles of Bicho Raro are never quite what you expect.

All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Algonquin Young Readers | 9781616206666 | Published October 10, 2017

Sarah Jac Crow and James Holt have fallen in love working in the endless fields that span a bone-dry Southwest in the near-futures. They’ve learned to work hard and keep their love hidden from the people who might use it against them. Then, just when Sarah Jac and James have settled in and begun saving money for the home they dream of near the coast, a horrible accident sends them on the run. With no choice but to start over on a new, possibly cursed ranch, the delicate balance of their lives begins to give way and they may have to pay a frighteningly high price for their love. 

Berserker by Emmy Laybourne - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 13+

Feiwel & Friends | 9781250055200 | Published October 10, 2017

Hanne's brother, Stieg, swears their powers are a gift from the gods, but Hanne knows she is cursed. With their father dead, their mother gone and their brother accused of a crime he didn't commit, the fault lies with Hanne and her inability to control her Berserker "gift." When someone she loves is threatened, she flies into a killing state. Now, Hanne and her siblings must leave Norway for America or risk being brought to justice. Aided by a cowboy who agrees to be their guide, they use their powers to survive. Will they be able to reach their uncle, the one man Hanne believes can teach her how to control her drive to kill?

Echo After Echo by Amy Rose Capetta - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Mystery, Performing Arts, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Candlewick | 9780763691646 | Published October 10, 2017

Zara Evans has come to the Aurelia Theater to play her dream role in "Echo and Ariston". When the director asks Zara to promise that she will have no outside commitments, no distractions, it’s easy to say yes. But it’s hard not to be distracted when there’s a death at the theater --- and then another --- especially when Zara doesn’t know if they’re accidents, murder or a curse that always comes in threes. It’s hard not to be distracted when assistant lighting director Eli Vasquez, a girl made of tattoos and abrupt laughs and every form of light, looks at Zara. It’s hard not to fall in love.

I Capture the Castle: Young Adult Edition by Dodie Smith - Coming of Age, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Wednesday Books | 9781250146694 | Published October 10, 2017

Seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain and her family live in not-so-genteel poverty in a ramshackle old English castle. Here she strives, over six turbulent months, to hone her writing skills. She fills three notebooks with sharply funny yet poignant entries. Her journals candidly chronicle the great changes that take place within the castle’s walls, and her own first descent into love. By the time she pens her final entry, she has “captured the castle” --- and the heart of the reader.

Inevitable and Only by Lisa Rosinsky - Contemporary Fiction, Family, Fiction, Performing Arts, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Boyds Mills Press | 9781629798172 | Published October 10, 2017

Cadie is close to her father. They are so much alike and Dad always knows how to comfort her...until the day he announces that he has another daughter. Suddenly, Cadie has a sister, Elizabeth. What other secrets might he have? Can she still trust him? Does Cadie really know her father at all? And when Elizabeth arrives, Cadie’s worst fears come true. Elizabeth looks just like Dad; not only that, she seems all too perfect. Until she begins stealing Cadie’s place in the family and even Cadie’s one true love...But Elizabeth has secrets of her own.