What May 2015 YA books release this week? (May 19)

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What May 2015 YA books release this week?

Bone Deep by Kim O’Brien
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: May 19th
When Paige’s best friend vanishes on an archaeological dig, Paige sets out to find the truth. What was Emily doing in the ruins the night she disappeared? Did she see something she shouldn’t have?

center ice cate cameronCenter Ice (Corrigan Falls Raiders #1) by Cate Cameron
Publisher: Entangled Crush
Release date: May 19th
Corrigan Falls is a hockey town, and Tyler’s the star player. All people see is hockey—except Karen. Now they’ve managed to find something in each other that they both desperately need.

the choosing rachelle dekkerThe Choosing by Rachelle Dekker
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Release date: May 19th
Carrington Hale knows the importance of this day. But she never expected the moment she’d spent a lifetime preparing for—her Choosing ceremony—would end in disaster.

conviction kelly loy gilbertConviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: May 19th
Braden has always measured himself through baseball. Now the rules of the sport that has always been Braden’s saving grace are blurred in ways he never realized.

 

Dangerous Deception (Dangerous Creatures #2) by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 19th
Some loves are cursed. Especially the love between quarter Incubus, Wesley “Link” Lincoln, and Dark Caster, Siren, and bonafide bad girl, Ridley Duchannes.

elena vanishing elena dunkle clare b dunkleElena Vanishing: A Memoir by Elena Dunkle & Clare B. Dunkle
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Release date: May 19th
Every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia.

eternity's wheel neil gaiman michael reaves mallory reavesEternity’s Wheel (InterWorld #3) by Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves & Mallory Reaves
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: May 19th
With InterWorld trapped by HEX and his only other companion—the mysterious Time Agent Acacia Jones—missing in action, Joey’s the only one left.

from a distant star karen mcquestionFrom a Distant Star by Karen McQuestion
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: May 19th
Emma was the only one who hadn’t given up on her boyfriend, Lucas. So when Lucas miraculously returns from the brink of death, Emma thinks her prayers have been answered.

hit count chris lynchHit Count by Chris Lynch
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: May 19th
Arlo Brodie loves being at the heart of the action on the football field, getting hit hard and hitting back harder. Arlo is convinced that everything is OK—in spite of the pain, and the confusion.

Hold Me Like a Breath (Once Upon a Crime Family #1) by Tiffany Schmidt
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: May 19th
Penelope Landlow knows that almost anything can be bought or sold—including body parts. She’s the daughter of one of the three crime families that control the black market for organ transplants.

Illusionarium by Heather Dixon
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: May 19th
Jonathan is perfectly ordinary. But then—as every good adventure begins—the king swoops into port, and Jonathan and his father are enlisted to find the cure to a deadly plague.

the improbable theory of ana and zak brian katcherThe Improbable Theory of Ana and Zak by Brian Katcher
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: May 19th
When Ana’s little brother sneaks into a sci-fi convention, teaming up with slacker Zak is the only way for Ana to chase down Clayton in the sea of orcs, bikini-clad princesses, Trekkies, and Smurfs.

Killer Within (Killer Instinct #2) by S.E. Green
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: May 19th
It’s been three months since the sadistic Decapitator’s demise, and Lane feels both closer to and more alienated than ever from her united, grieving family.

 

the last good day of the year jessica warmanThe Last Good Day of the Year by Jessica Warman
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: May 19th
Ten years after the murder of Sam’s younger sister, Turtle, long-buried memories begin to surface. Sam wonders if she and her sister Remy accurately registered everything they saw.

Lion Heart (Scarlet #3) by A.C. Gaughen
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: May 19th
Imprisoned by Prince John for months, Scarlet finds herself a long way from Nottinghamshire. But fate—and her heart—won’t allow her to stay away from Nottinghamshire for long.

made you up francesca zappiaMade You Up by Francesca Zappia
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: May 19th
Alex wages a daily war against her schizophrenia, determined to stay sane long enough to get into college. She’s pretty optimistic about her chances until she runs into Miles. Didn’t she imagine him?

nothing but shadows cassandra clare sarah rees brennanNothing But Shadows (Tales From Shadowhunter Academy #4) by Cassandra Clare & Sarah Rees Brennan
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: May 19th
Simon challenges the setup of the Shadowhunter Academy and in doing so learns the story of James Herondale and Matthew Fairchild.

off the page jodi picoult samantha van leerOff the Page (Between the Lines #2) by Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: May 19th
Delilah is finally united with Oliver—a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairy tale. There are, however, complications now that Oliver has been able to enter the real world.

Scarlett Undercover by Jennifer Latham
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 19th
Scarlett, a smart, sarcastic, kick-butt, Muslim American heroine ready to take on crime in her hometown of Las Almas discovers that cracking the case could lead to solving her father’s murder.

a school for unusual girls kathleen baldwinA School for Unusual Girls (Stranje House #1) by Kathleen Baldwin
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: May 19th
Stranje House has become one of Regency England’s dark little secrets. The school has plans for its young students—plans that entangle the girls in the dangerous world of spies, diplomacy, and war.

a sense of the infinite hilary t smithA Sense of the Infinite by Hilary T. Smith
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: May 19th
It’s senior year of high school, and Annabeth is ready—but the secret she’s been keeping hidden deep inside her for years has started clawing at her insides, making it hard to eat or even breathe.

the flirt series 07 sparks in scotlandSparks in Scotland by A. Destiny & Rhonda Helms
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: May 19th
Ava is on vacation in Scotland to learn about her Scottish heritage, when she meets Graham. He’s cute, sweet, and has the perfect Scottish accent but does he like her as much as she likes him?

Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 19th
Michael is unsure about most things. Go to college? Enlist in the military? Break up with his girlfriend? All big question marks. All he wants is a few days at the biggest concert of the summer.

the guardian a sword and stilettos kristin d van risseghemThe Guardian, a Sword & Stilettos (Enlighten #1) by Kristin D. Van Risseghem
Publisher: self-published
Release date: May 20th
Zoe’s best friend is a Guardian Angel, and the boy she crushes on is a Nephilim. A high school classmate happens to be a trendsetting shopaholic fairy. And now there’s a new werewolf in town.

they call me alexandra gastone t a maclaganThey Call Me Alexandra Gastone by T.A. Maclagan
Publisher: Full Fathom Five
Release date: May 20th
Alexandra Gastone has a simple plan: graduate high school, get into Princeton, work for the CIA, and serve her great nation. She was told the plan back when her name was Milena Rokva.

a curse of ash and iron christine norrisA Curse of Ash and Iron by Christine Norris
Publisher: Curiosity Quills Press
Release date: May 21st
Benjamin Grimm knows the theater is much like real life. In 1876 Philadelphia, people play their parts, hiding behind the illusion of their lives, and never revealing their secrets.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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