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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.

November 2018

Paperback

Run Away with Me by Mila Gray - Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Simon Pulse | 9781481490979 | Published November 6, 2018

Emerson Lowe and popular ice-hockey player Jake McCallister have been best friends since third grade but as their friendship starts to morph into something more a terrible event occurs that heralds the end of innocence for both of them. Within a week, Jake’s living on the other side of the country and Emerson is left alone to pick up the pieces of her life in a small town determined to paint her as a liar. Seven years later, Emerson is still living on the beautiful Pacific West island of Bainbridge, helping run her family’s business. The last thing she needs is Jake turning up, bringing with him old memories and opening up old wounds.

Stealing Snow by Danielle Paige - Adventure, Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Retelling, Young Adult 13+

Bloomsbury YA | 9781681195469 | Published November 6, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Snow has spent the majority of her life within the walls of the Whittaker Institute, a high security mental hospital in upstate New York. Deep down, she knows she's not crazy and doesn't belong there. When she meets a mysterious, handsome new orderly and dreams about a strange twisted tree she realizes she must escape and figure out who she really is. Using her trusting friend Bale as a distraction, Snow breaks free and races into the nearby woods. She finds herself in icy Algid --- her true home --- with a strangely alluring boy named Kai, whom she's sure she can't trust. 
The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand - Family, Fiction, Paranormal, Young Adult 14+

HarperTeen | 9780062318510 | Published November 6, 2018

On Christmas Eve five years ago, seventeen-year-old Holly Chase was visited by three Ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then she died. Now she’s stuck working for the top-secret company Project Scrooge --- as their latest Ghost of Christmas Past. So far, Holly’s afterlife has been miserable. But this year’s Scrooge is different. This year’s Scrooge might change everything…
The Devil's Engine: Hellwalkers by Alexander Gordon Smith - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Square Fish | 9781250180728 | Published November 6, 2018

In the third and final book of Alexander Gordon Smith's Devil's Engine series, Marlow and Pan are in hell. Literally in hell. Faced with the awful truth of being trapped in the underworld for an eternity --- of Pan being trapped --- Marlow makes a final deal with the Devil, a deal to go home. But he should have known: there is no real escape from a fight with the ultimate enemy. And when all hell breaks loose, it will be a war to end all wars --- with demonic creatures spilling into the streets, monsters emerging from the shadows.

The Revolution of Jack Frost by K.M. Robinson - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fairy Tale, Fiction, Retelling, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Bleeding Ink Publishing | 9781948583046 | Published November 6, 2018

No one inside the snow globe knows that Morozoko Industries is controlling their weather, testing them to form a stronger race that can survive the fall out from the bombs being dropped in the outside world --- all they know is that they must survive the harsh Winter that lasts a month and use the few days of Spring, Summer, and Fall to gather enough supplies to survive. When the seasons start shifting, Genesis and her boyfriend, Jack, know something has gone wrong. 
Toxic by Lydia Kang - Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Space Opera, Young Adult 14+

Entangled: Teen | 9781640634244 | Published November 6, 2018

Hana isn't supposed to exist. She's grown up hidden by her mother in a secret room of the bioship Cyclo until the day her mother is simply gone --- along with the entire crew. Cyclo tells her she was abandoned, but she's certain her mother wouldn't leave her there to die. And Hana isn't ready to die yet. She's never really had a chance to live. Fenn is supposed to die. He and a crew of hired mercenaries are there to monitor Cyclo as she expires, and the payment for the suicide mission will mean Fenn's sister is able to live. But when he meets Hana, he's not sure how to save them both.
Bad Call by Stephen Wallenfels - Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484775684 | Published November 13, 2018

During a late-night poker game, tennis teammates Colin, Ceo, Grahame and Rhody make a pact to go on a camping trip in Yosemite National Park. So the first sign that they should ditch the plan is when Rhody backs out. The next is when Ceo replaces him with Ellie, a girl Grahame and Colin have never even heard of. And then there's the forest fire at their intended campsite. But instead of bailing, they decide to take the treacherous Snow Creek Falls Trail. From there, the bad decisions really pile up. On top of that, the guys have some serious baggage (and that's not including the ridiculously heavy ax that Grahame insisted on packing) and Ellie can't figure out what their deal is. And then one of them doesn't make it back to the tent. 

Expelled by James Patterson and Emily Raymond - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Jimmy Patterson | 9780316478830 | Published November 13, 2018

Theo Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous --- until someone posted a revealing photo that got him expelled. No final grade. No future. No fair. Theo's resigned to a life of misery working at the local mini-mart when a miracle happens: Sasha Ellis speaks to him. Sasha Ellis knows his name. She was also expelled for a crime she didn't commit, and now he has the perfect way to get her attention: find out who set them up. To uncover the truth, Theo has to get close to the suspects: the hacker, the quarterback, the mean girl, the vice principal, and his own best friend. 
Iron Garland (Harbinger) by Jeff Wheeler - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Young Adult 14+

47 North | 9781503903975 | Published November 13, 2018

For three years, Sera Fitzempress has been a pawn in the floating manor of Pavenham Sky. Disgraced and exiled from society, she has been isolated from the downtrodden she’s determined to liberate. But although Sera may seem subservient on the outside, the stubborn princess has only become emboldened. Now in charge of her family’s estate, Cettie Pratt has grown into an independent young woman, although she continues to be tested by the high society of the clouds. As more of Cettie’s mysterious past comes to light, her greatest challenge may be a reckless stranger with a dark secret.
It's Not Like It's a Secret by Misa Sugiura - Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Poetry, Prejudice , Racism, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062473424 | Published November 13, 2018

Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don’t invite her to parties. Some are big, like the fact that her father may be having an affair. And then there’s the one that she can barely even admit to herself --- the one about how she might have a crush on her best friend. When Sana and her family move to California, she begins to wonder if it’s finally time for some honesty, but as she quickly learns, telling the truth is easy…what comes after it, though, is a whole lot more complicated.

Kids Like Us by Hilary Reyl - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Square Fish | 9781250180698 | Published November 13, 2018

Martin is an American teen on the autism spectrum living in France with his mom and sister for the summer. He falls for a French girl who he thinks is a real-life incarnation of a character in his favorite book. Over time Martin comes to realize she is a real person and not a character in a novel while at the same time learning that love is not out of his reach just because he is autistic.

Last Star Burning by Caitlin Sangster - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Simon Pulse | 9781481486149 | Published November 13, 2018

Sev is branded with the mark of a criminal, a star burned into her hand. That’s the penalty for being the daughter of the woman who betrayed their entire nation. And as further punishment, Sev is forced to do hard labor to prove that she’s more valuable alive than dead. When the government blames Sev for a horrific bombing, she must escape. Sev’s only hope of survival lies with the most unlikely person --- Howl, the chairman’s son. But in a hostile world, trust is a luxury. Even when Sev’s life and the lives of everyone she loves may hang in the balance.

Seriously Hexed (Seriously Wicked) by Tina Connolly - Fantasy, Fiction, Humor, Magic, Young Adult 14+

Tor Teen | 9780765383785 | Published November 13, 2018

Teen witch Cam has resigned herself to being a witch. Sort of. She’s willing to do small things, like magically help her boyfriend Devon get over his ongoing stage fright. But tangling with other witches is not on her wishlist. Joining her mother’s wicked witch coven is right out. New acquaintance Poppy Jones is a Type A, A+ Student of True Witchery. She’s got all the answers, and she’s delighted to tangle with a bunch of wicked witches. She doesn’t need any reluctant witch getting in her way, especially one who knows less than a dozen spells, and has zero plans for witch college.

Sleeping in My Jeans by Connie King Leonard - Family, Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Ooligan Press | 9781947845008 | Published November 13, 2018

Sixteen-year-old Mattie Rollins has it all figured out. She'll ace her advanced high school courses, earn a college scholarship, and create a new life for herself and her family. There's no time for distractions. But Mattie's brilliant plan crumbles after first becoming homeless, forcing her family to live in the confines of their beat-up station wagon, Ruby, and then the mysterious disappearance of her mother. With life against her at every turn and fewer options every day, Mattie and her kid sister must learn how to live --- not just survive --- in their uncertain circumstances while racing to discover the truth behind their mother’s disappearance. Mattie will have to find the strength to keep searching for her mother and to keep her dreams alive before they both slip away forever.

The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller - Adventure, Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Tor Teen | 9780765387639 | Published November 13, 2018

In a radiant world of endless summer, the Intercept keeps the peace. Violet Crowley, the 16-year-old daughter of New Earth’s Founding Father, has spent her life in comfort and safety. Her days are easy thanks to the Intercept, a crime-prevention device that monitors emotion. But when her long-time crush, Danny Mayhew, gets into a dangerous altercation on Old Earth, Violet launches a secret investigation to find out what he's hiding. An investigation that will lead her to question everything she's ever known about Danny, her father and the power of the Intercept.

Chainbreaker by Tara Sim - Fantasy, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Sky Pony Press | 9781510738737 | Published November 20, 2018

Clock mechanic Danny Hart knows he’s being watched. To make matters worse, clock towers have begun falling in India, though time hasn’t Stopped yet. He'd hoped after reuniting with his father and exploring his relationship with Colton, he'd have some time to settle into his new life. Instead, he’s asked to investigate the attacks. After inspecting some of the fallen Indian towers, he realizes the British occupation may be sparking more than just attacks. As Danny and Colton unravel more secrets about their past, they find themselves on a dangerous path --- one from which they may never return.

Siege of Shadows (The Effigies) by Sarah Raughley - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Superhero , Young Adult 14+

Simon Pulse | 9781481466813 | Published November 20, 2018

There’s nowhere to hide. Not when you’re an Effigy. No matter where they go, Maia and the other Effigies can’t escape the eyes of the press --- especially not after failing to capture Saul, whose power to control the monstrous Phantoms has left the world in a state of panic. It’s been two months since Saul’s disappearance, and there’s still no sign of him, leaving the public to wonder whether the Sect --- and the Effigies --- are capable of protecting anyone. When Saul suddenly surfaces in the middle of the Sahara desert, the Sect sends Maia and her friends out after him.

Someone to Love by Melissa de la Cruz - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Harlequin Teen | 9781335139740 | Published November 20, 2018

Olivia “Liv” Blakely knows how important it is to look good. Her father is running for governor and Liv is thrust into the bright media spotlight. She has an image to uphold --- to her maybe boyfriend, to her new friends and to the public, who love to find fault on social media. Liv’s sunny facade hides an inner voice that will settle for nothing less than perfection. But as the high price of perfection takes a toll, Liv realizes that the love she feels for herself is more important than all the ‘likes’ in the world.

The First to Know by Abigail Johnson - Family, Fiction, Sports, Young Adult 14+

Harlequin Teen | 9781335139757 | Published November 20, 2018

Dana Fields's father never knew his parents. When Dana secretly does a DNA test for her dad, hoping to find him some distant relatives for his birthday, her entire world implodes. Instead of a few third cousins, Dana discovers a half brother her age whose very existence means her parents' happy marriage is a lie. Dana's desire to know her half brother, Brandon, and the extent of her dad's deception, clashes with her wish not to destroy her family. When she sees the opportunity to get to know Brandon through his cousin, the intense yet kind Chase, she takes it.

The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062491299 | Published November 20, 2018

Wilhelmina Heidle, the fourth child and only daughter of the king of the world’s wealthiest nation, has grown up in the shadows. Kept hidden from the world in order to serve as a spy for her father --- whose obsession with building his empire is causing a war --- Wil wants nothing more than to explore the world beyond her kingdom, if only her father would give her the chance. Until one night Wil is attacked, and she discovers a dangerous secret. Her touch turns people into gemstone. 
To Stay Alive: Mary Ann Graves and the Tragic Journey of the Donner Party by Skila Brown - Adventure, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Candlewick | 9781536203691 | Published November 20, 2018

The journey west by wagon train promises to be long and arduous for 19 year-old Mary Ann Graves and her parents and eight siblings. Yet she is hopeful about their new life in California: freedom from the demands of family, maybe some romance, better opportunities for all. But when winter comes early to the Sierra Nevada and their group gets a late start, the Graves family, traveling alongside the Donner and Reed parties, must endure one of the most harrowing and storied journeys in American history. 
Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Military, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062642752 | Published November 27, 2018

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.

Final Fall (Lock & Mori) by Heather W. Petty - Crime, Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481423106 | Published November 27, 2018

Sherlock Holmes and Miss James “Mori” Moriarty started at the top of their game --- so they have that much farther to fall in this epic conclusion to the Lock & Mori trilogy, perfect for fans of Maureen Johnson and Sherlock. You know their names. Now discover their beginnings. Mori is out for revenge. Imprisoned in the English countryside, with her brothers held as leverage, she’s never felt angrier or more helpless. When an opportunity for escape arises, Mori takes it and flees back to the streets of London, where she is finally able to plot the demise of her recently freed father and his cohorts.

Outrun the Wind by Elizabeth Tammi - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Mythology, Young Adult 13+

Flux | 9781635830262 | Published November 27, 2018

The Huntresses of Artemis must obey two rules: never disobey the goddess and never fall in love. After being rescued from a harrowing life as an Oracle of Delphi, Kahina is glad to be a part of the Hunt; living among a group of female warriors gives her a chance to reclaim her strength. But when a routine mission goes awry, Kahina breaks the first rule in order to save the legendary huntress Atalanta.

Soul City by Richard E. Gropp - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Adaptive Books | 9781945293382 | Published November 27, 2018

For most, living in Colma amongst the cemeteries is a quiet affair. But for Luke Cressman this proximity to death has brought with it an inescapable consequence. Like all first born members of the Cressman family, Luke witnesses the death of everyone he touches. It's a secret he carries with him after every interaction --- a hug, a handshake, even bumping into a stranger on the sidewalk --- and he's yanked into a vision of that person's particular fate. Some are violent, others are tame, but having spent most of his life with this power, Luke has grown accustomed to the images.That is, until he meets Mia.