New Releases: December 1


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves in the next two weeks (1st – 14th December).

perf5.250x8.000.inddOne More Day edited by L.S. Murphy
Publisher: J. Taylor Publishing
Release date: December 2nd
How do we restart time? How do we make everything go back to normal? Erika Beebe, Marissa Halvorson, Kimberly Kay, J. Keller Ford, Danielle E. Shipley and Anna Simpson join L.S. Murphy to give us their twists, surprising us with answers to two big questions, all from the perspective of characters under the age of eighteen.

deadly sara shepardDeadly (Pretty Little Liars #14) by Sara Shepard
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 3rd
High school seniors Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer have all done horrible things—things that would put them behind bars if anyone ever found out. And their stalker “A” knows everything. So far A has kept their secrets, using them to torture the girls. But now A’s changed the game. Suddenly the girls are hauled in for questioning, and all their worlds begin to unravel. If A’s plan succeeds, Rosewood’s pretty little liars will be locked away for good.

forged jennifer rushForged (Altered #0.5) by Jennifer Rush
Publisher: Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
Release date: December 3rd
There’s one rule that all Branch operatives must live by: No attachments. When Dani O’Brien entered the Branch, she planned to trade her freedom so that her family could have a better life. But joining up with the mysterious organization is more than she bargained for.

ink is thicker than water amy spaldingInk is Thicker Than Water by Amy Spalding
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: December 3rd
For Kellie Brooks, family has always been a tough word to define. But then she reconnects with intense Oliver, a college guy she thinks is way out of her league. It’ll take change for Kellie to realize that defining herself both outside and within her family is what can finally allow her to feel permanent, just like a tattoo.

the lie spinners rita stradlingThe Lie Spinners (The Deception Dance #2) by Rita Stradling
Release date: December 3rd
Last summer, with the help of demon-killer Stephen Tapper, Raven Smith stopped the apocalypse (or more like, put it on hold). Raven made a deal with the Grand Marquis of Hell: he would not open the gates of hell if she promised not to fall in love with anyone until he returned for her. Now Stephen has vanished in Thailand. The message is clear: send Raven Smith or Stephen dies.

lost covenant ari marmellLost Covenant (Widdershins Adventures #3) by Ari Marmell
Publisher: Pyr
Release date: December 3rd
It’s been six months since Widdershins and the god Olgun fled the city of Davillon. Determined to help the distant relatives of her deceased adopted father, she travels to a small town at the edge of the nation. Along the way she’ll have to deal with a traitor inside the Delacroix family, a mad alchemist, and an infatuated young nobleman who won’t take no for an answer.

racing savannah Miranda KenneallyRacing Savannah (Hundred Oaks #4) by Miranda Kenneally
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: December 3rd
Savannah has always been much more comfortable around horses than boys. Especially boys like Jack Goodwin—cocky, popular and completely out of her league. She knows the rules: no mixing between the staff and the Goodwin family. But Jack has no such boundaries.

rebel spring morgan rhodesRebel Spring (Falling Kingdoms #2) by Morgan Rhodes
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: December 3rd
When the evil King Gaius announces that a road is to be built into the Forbidden Mountains, formally linking all of Mytica together, he sets off a chain of events that will forever change the face of this land, forcing Cleo the dethroned princess, Magnus the reluctant heir, Lucia the haunted sorceress, and Jonas the desperate rebel to take steps they never could have imagined.

third lie's the charm lisa roeckerThird Lie’s the Charm (The Liar Society #3) by Lisa Roecker & Laura Roecker
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: December 3rd
Determined to finally destroy the secret society responsible for her best friend Grace’s death, Kate joins the Sisterhood. But the night of her initiation another student at Pemberly Brown dies Meanwhile, Kate’s ex-boyfriend Liam is following her and she’s falling hard for the mysterious Bradley Farrow. Only one of them can truly be trusted.

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000026_00033]The World Without a Future by Nazarea Andrews
Publisher: A&A Literary
Release date: December 3rd
Nurrin has lived her entire life with zombies—trapped behind walls meant to keep them safe. But when a zombie horde breach the walls of her Haven, she has to trust her brother, Collin, and his best friend Finn O’Malley to keep her alive. Forced together, relying on each other in a strange Haven, zombies aren’t the most dangerous thing they’re facing.

one or two things i learned about love dylan sheldonOne or Two Things I Learned About Love by Dylan Sheldon
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: December 10th
Hildy has only had two-and-a-half dates in her whole life, and she isn’t counting the half. It’s starting to look as if she’s never going to have a third date. Then, on an ordinary day, she meets Connor and everything changes. But love for Hildy is a little more complicated than the songs and movies have led her to believe.

spoils tammar steinSpoils by Tammar Stein
Publisher: Knopf Books For Young Readers
Release date: December 10th
When Leni’s family hit the lottery, life got strange. Leni’s parents built a mansion fit for royalty. But their extravagant living has caught up with them and the lottery money is about to run out—except for the large trust fund Leni will inherit on her 18th birthday, now only a week away. Leni is prepared to give her parents the money until her sister confesses a shocking secret.

snakeroot andrea cremerSnakeroot (Nightshade Legacy #1) by Andrea Cremer
Publisher: Philomel
Release date: December 10th
Bosque Mar haunts the dreams of both Adne and Logan, trying to escape for the Nether, where Calla, Shay and the other Guardians trapped him in the final battle in the War of All Against All. Will he turn Adne to the dark side? Will Logan reclaim his birthright? And will darkness take over our world?

these broken stars amie kaufman meagan spoonerThese Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 10th
It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Only Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. Lilac and Tarver must work together, making a tortuous journey across the deserted terrain. Everything changes when they uncover the truth: Lilac and Tarver may find a way off this planet, but they won’t be the same people who landed on it.

a thief before christmas jennifer mcgowanA Thief Before Christmas (Maids of Honor #0.5) by Jennifer McGowan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: December 10th
It’s December 1558 in England and a new Queen is about to be crowned, but Meg Fellowes and her Golden Rose acting troupe are focused on survival, not politics. In between performances of their newest play, the troupe is picking the pockets of rich lords and ladies in preparation for their own ragtag Christmas.

echoes amy evansEchoes (The Pinhold Prophecy 2) by Amy Evans
Release date: December 12th
All the twins on Pinhold Island are healthy again, but the summer is still upside down. Massive storms have come to Pinhold. They leave behind destruction and the Red Tide, which lends the Island an eerie glow, makes the air itch and people’s eyes burn. Can Cami and The Guard find the cause in time to reset the pin, or will they suffer damages that can never be reversed?

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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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