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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.

June 2018


Here Lies Daniel Tate by Cristin Terrill - Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481480772 | Published June 12, 2018

It seems too good to be true when Daniel Tate, missing since he was abducted from one of California’s most elite private enclaves at the age of 10, turns up on a snowy street in Vancouver six years later. Except that boy isn’t Daniel Tate. A young con artist who’s been taking on false identities for years, this impostor has stumbled onto the scam of a lifetime. Now that he’s finally found a place to belong, he doesn’t question his luck. Until he realizes that maybe Daniel isn’t missing at all. Maybe someone knows what really happened to the boy he’s pretending to be…and if he can’t uncover the truth, he could be next the next Daniel Tate to disappear.

Hidden by Miriam Halahmy - Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Prejudice , Racism, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Holiday House | 9780823440269 | Published June 12, 2018

When 14-year-old Alix and her friend Samir go to the beach of Hayling Island, an island off the coast of England, and pull a drowning man out of the water, her world changes. Mohammed, an illegal immigrant and student, has been tortured by rebels in Iraq for helping the allied forces and has spent all his money to escape. Desperate not to be deported, Mohammed’s destiny now lies in Alix’s hands.

Mindstormer (The Mindwalker Series) by A.J. Steiger - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Oneworld Publications | 978-1780749266 | Published June 12, 2018

When Lain Fisher wakes up in a hospital bed, she can't remember anything from the last few months. It's no ordinary amnesia. As a trained Mindwalker, Lain knows all about wiping memories --- she just never thought it would happen to her. When two young men break in and take her away, she's not sure if she's being rescued or kidnapped. One of them, Ian, she knows. The other, Steven, is a stranger to her...but he claims they were friends. Outside the world has changed beyond recognition. Right is wrong, enemies are allies, and Lain's erased past may be the key to fighting a totalitarian state. The only thing she knows for certain is that she needs her memories back. Her life depends on it.

Mindwalker (The Mindwalker Series) by A.J. Steiger - Dystopian, Dystopian Fiction, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Oneworld Publications | 978-1780747248 | Published June 12, 2018

At 17, Lain has already aced the Institute's elite training programme for Mindwalkers, therapists who use direct neural links to erase traumatic memories. A prodigy and the daughter of a renowned scientist --- whose death left her alone in the world --- Lain is driven by the need to save others. When troubled classmate Steven asks her to wipe a horrific childhood experience, Lain's superiors warn her to stay away. Yet as she defies their warnings and explores Steven's memories, it becomes clear that something is very wrong. Is the Institute really an organisation of healing, or one of manipulation and control?

Murder Among the Stars by Adam Shankman and Laura L. Sullivan - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Thriller, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 9781481447911 | Published June 12, 2018

After being framed for attempted murder, Lulu Kelly has earned a rest. Unfortunately, there is no rest in Hollywood for a rising starlet. Lulu and her boyfriend Freddie are invited to posh Hearst Castle, where Lulu will be competing against other young actresses for the role of a lifetime. After a rival actress is found dead under the dining room table, Lulu makes it her mission to solve the mystery. As the clues pile up, Lulu and Freddie race to find the killer, even as Lulu becomes the next target.

Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Greenwillow Books | 9780062380890 | Published June 12, 2018

Nearly six months after Kate and August were first thrown together, the war between the monsters and the humans is a terrifying reality. In Verity, August has become the leader he never wished to be, and in Prosperity, Kate has become the ruthless hunter she knew she could be. When a new monster emerges from the shadows it lures Kate home. She’ll face a monster she thought she killed, a boy she thought she knew and a demon all her own.

Saints and Misfits by S. K. Ali - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Culture, Family, Family Life, Fiction, Religion, Religion & Spirituality, Young Adult 12+

Salaam Reads | 9781481499255 | Published June 12, 2018

Janna Yusuf suddenly finds herself caring what people think. Or at least what a certain boy named Jeremy thinks. Not that she would ever date him --- Muslim girls don’t date. Or they shouldn’t date. Or won’t? Janna is still working all this out. She is trying to decide what kind of person she wants to be, and what it means to be a saint, a misfit, or a monster. Except she knows a monster…one who happens to be parading around as a saint…Will she be the one to call him out on it? What will people in her tight-knit Muslim community think of her then?

Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Square Fish | 9781250158444 | Published June 12, 2018

SOLDIER BOY begins with the story of Ricky Richard Anywar, abducted at age 14 in 1989 to fight with Joseph Kony's rebel army in Uganda’s decades-long civil war. Ricky is trained, armed and forced to fight government soldiers alongside his brutal kidnappers, but never stops dreaming of escape. The story continues 20 years later, with a fictionalized character named Samuel, representative of the thousands of child soldiers Ricky eventually helped rehabilitate as founder of the internationally acclaimed charity Friends of Orphans.

Almost Impossible by Nicole Williams - Family Life, Fiction, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Crown Books for Young Readers | 9780553498813 | Published June 19, 2018

When Jade decided to spend the summer with her aunt in California, she thought she knew what she was getting into. But nothing could have prepared her for Quentin. Jade hasn't been in suburbia long and even she knows her annoying (and annoyingly cute) next-door neighbor spells T-R-O-U-B-L-E. And when Quentin learns Jade plans to spend her first American summer hiding out reading books, he refuses to be ignored. Sneaking out, staying up, and even a midnight swim, Quentin is determined to give Jade days --- and nights --- worth remembering.
Boy by Blake Nelson - Coming of Age, Contemporary Fiction, Dating, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Simon Pulse | 9781481488143 | Published June 19, 2018

Every school has them: the cool kids. The insiders. Gavin Meeks is one of them. He lives an easy life of parties, girls, snowboarding adventures and whatever else comes his way. But when dark, dramatic Antoinette crash-lands at Evergreen High, the entire school feels the impact. She’s not just a rebel, she’s a force of nature. Gavin, for one, is captivated and is soon pursuing interests he never knew he had. With a camera in hand, he finds a way to express his own truth, including his feelings for his favorite subject: Antoinette. It all leads to one passionate, life-altering night in this achingly authentic story from bestselling author Blake Nelson.

Girl with a Gun: An Annie Oakley Mystery by Kari Bovee - Biography, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 14+

SparkPress | 9781943006601 | Published June 19, 2018

Fifteen-year-old Annie Oakley is the sole supporter of her widowed mother and two siblings. An expert markswoman and independent spirit, she hunts game to sell to the local mercantile to make ends meet instead of accepting a marriage proposal that could solve all her problems. After a stunning performance in a shooting contest against the handsome and famous sharpshooter Frank Butler, Annie is offered a position in the renowned Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Finally, she has a chance to save the nearly foreclosed family farm and make her dreams come true. 
Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad) by Scott Reintgen - Adventure, Fiction, Friendship, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Ember | 9780399556821 | Published June 19, 2018

Emmett Atwater isn’t just leaving Detroit; he’s leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth with enough money to take care of his family. Forever. Before long, Emmett discovers that he is one of ten recruits, all of whom have troubled pasts and are a long way from home. Now each recruit must earn the right to travel down to the planet of Eden --- a planet that Babel has kept hidden --- where they will mine a substance called Nyxia that has quietly become the most valuable material in the universe.

Storm Glass (The Harbinger Series) by Jeff Wheeler - Coming of Age, Fantasy, Fiction

47 North | 9781503902329 | Published June 19, 2018

Theirs is a world of opposites. The privileged live in sky manors held aloft by a secretive magic known as the Mysteries. Below, the earthbound poor are forced into factory work to maintain the engine of commerce. Cettie Pratt is a waif doomed to the world below, until an admiral adopts her, but not everyone treats her as one of the family in her new home. Sera Fitzempress is a princess born into power. Neither girl feels that she belongs. As Cettie dreams of living above and Sera is drawn to the world below, they will follow the paths of their own choosing. But both girls will be needed for the coming storm that threatens to overturn both their worlds.

Such a Good Girl by Amanda K. Morgan - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Simon Pulse | 9781481449588 | Published June 19, 2018

Riley Stone is just about perfect. She has a crush on her French teacher, Alex Belrose. Riley has her entire life planned out. She’s never had a secret she couldn’t keep. Riley is sure that her life is on the right track. She’s nothing like a regular teenager. Riley doesn’t usually play games. She thinks a game is about to start… But Riley always has a plan… And she always wins.

The Art of Escaping by Erin Callahan - Coming of Age, Family, Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 13+

Amberjack Publishing | 9781944995652 | Published June 19, 2018

Seventeen-year-old Mattie is obsessed with Harry Houdini and Dorothy Dietrich, but she doesn't want anyone to know. After a night of heavy drinking at a local speakeasy, she finally decides to indulge her interests and seeks out the reclusive Miyu, who is the daughter of a famed escapologist, and convinces her to train Mattie in the art of escapology. When Will, a popular jock from Mattie's high school, accidentally stumbles into one of Mattie's escape performances, she's sure that he will spill her secret and send her world crumbling down. But he has a secret of his own, and no one saw it coming.

The Speaker (Sea of Ink and Gold) by Traci Chee - Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Supernatural

Speak | 9780147518064 | Published June 19, 2018

Having barely escaped the clutches of the Guard, Sefia and Archer are back on the run, slipping into the safety of the forest to tend to their wounds and plan their next move. Haunted by painful memories, Archer struggles to overcome the trauma of his past with the impressors, whose cruelty plagues him whenever he closes his eyes. But when Sefia and Archer happen upon a crew of impressors in the wilderness, Archer finally finds a way to combat his nightmares: by hunting impressors and freeing the boys they hold captive.

Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062369420 | Published June 26, 2018

When the fog of the Ruining caused the living to die and the dead to rise, only the walled city of Viyara was left untouched. The heirs of the city’s most powerful, warring families, Mahyanai Romeo and Juliet Catresou are in love, but magic laid on Juliet at birth compels her to kill Romeo. Paris Catresou has always wanted to serve his family by guarding Juliet, but she tries to escape her fate and ends up dying, Paris is left bound to Romeo. Mahyanai Runajo only wants to protect her city, but in her desperate hunt for information she accidentally pulls Juliet from the mouth of death and finds herself bound to the bitter, angry girl. 

Firebrand: A Steeplejack Novel by A.J. Hartley - Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction

Tor Teen | 9780765388124 | Published June 26, 2018

Once a steeplejack, Anglet Sutonga is used to scaling the heights of Bar-Selehm. Nowadays she assists politician Josiah Willinghouse behind the scenes of Parliament. The latest threat to the city-state: Government plans for a secret weapon are stolen and feared to be sold to the rival nation of Grappoli. In order to catch the thief, Ang must pretend to be a foreign princess and infiltrate Elitus. But Ang is far from royal material, so Willinghouse enlists help from the exacting Madam Nahreem.
Girl in a Bad Place by Kaitlin Ward - Adventure, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Point | 9781338281934 | Published June 26, 2018

Mailee and Cara take care of each other. Mailee is the star of the high school plays; Cara is the stage manager. Mailee can't keep her life together; Cara has enough organizational skills for the both of them.So when the girls are invited to visit the Haven, a commune in the mountains near their suburban Montana homes, it seems like an adventure. Until Cara starts spending every waking minute there... and Mailee thinks it's creepy, almost like a cult. When Cara decides she's going to move to the Haven permanently, Mailee knows it's a bad idea. 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Book 5 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299182 | Published June 26, 2018

Slander campaigns. Teachers who make life miserable. Difficult school exams. Frightening nightmares that won't go away. These are just some of the challenges 15-year-old Harry Potter faces as he enters his fifth year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Unfortunately for Harry, his problems never seem to go away.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Book 2 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299151 | Published June 26, 2018

In one of the most highly anticipated sequels ever, J.K. Rowling takes up where she left off with Harry's second year at Hogwarts. Old friends and new torments abound, including a spirit who haunts the girl's bathroom and an outrageously conceited new professor --- as well as a mysterious force that's turning students to stone.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Book 1 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299144 | Published June 26, 2018

Harry Potter knew nothing about magic. He was stuck with the decidedly un-magical Dursleys, where he slept in a closet and ate their leftovers…until an invitation to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry changed everything. As it turns out, Harry's already famous, and he's about to discover a world he never knew existed --- one that will bring him closer to his own destiny.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Book 7 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299205 | Published June 26, 2018

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Book 3 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299168 | Published June 26, 2018

For 12 long years, the dread fortress of Azkaban held an infamous prisoner named Sirius Black. Convicted of killing 13 people with a single curse, he was said to be Voldemort's heir. Now he's escaped, and Harry Potter isn't safe --- not even within the walls of Hogwarts. Because on top of everything else, there may be a traitor in his midst…

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Book 4 by J. K. Rowling - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338299175 | Published June 26, 2018

Harry wants to escape from the Dursleys and go to the Quidditch World Cup. He wants to find out about the mysterious event that's happening at Hogwarts --- an event involving two rival schools that hasn't happened in 100 years. He wants to be a normal teenager. But unfortunately, Harry Potter isn't normal --- even for a wizard. And in his case, different can be deadly.