New Releases: February 9

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Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves in the next two weeks (9th February – 22nd February).

all that glows ryan graudinAll That Glows by Ryan Graudin
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 11th
Emrys—a fiery, red-headed Fae—always embraced her life in the Highlands, far from the city’s draining technology, until she’s sent to London to rejoin the Faery Guard. But this isn’t any normal assignment—she’s sent to guard Prince Richard.

arcadia falls kai meyerArcadia Falls (Arkadien #3) by Kai Meyer
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: February 11th
Mafia clan leader Rosa Alcantara’s life is falling apart: everyone she loves is dead and everything she’s ever known about her family is a lie. Even so, Rosa and her boyfriend, rival leader Alessandro Carnevare, refuse to give up on their love for each other.

before my eyes caroline bockBefore My Eyes by Caroline Bock
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: February 11th
Claire has spent the last few months taking care of her sister as their mother lies in a hospital bed. Claire believes she has everything under control until she meets “Brent” online. But when she meets Max, the awkward state senator’s son, her feelings become complicated.

counting to d kate scottCounting to D by Kate Scott
Publisher: Elliott Books
Release date: February 11th
The kids at Sam’s school never knew if they should make fun of her for being too smart or too dumb. That’s what it means to be dyslexic, smart, and illiterate. Sam is sick of it. So when her mom gets a job in a faraway city, Sam decides not to tell anyone about her little illiteracy problem.

fates lanie brossFates (Fates #1) by Lanie Bross
Publisher: Delacorte Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
She fell from her tranquil life in Pyralis Terra and found herself exiled to the human world. Her punishment? To make sure people’s fates unfold according to plan. Now, years later, Corinthe has one last assignment: kill Lucas Kaller. His death will be her ticket home.

feral curse cynthia leitich smithFeral Curse (Feral #2) by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: February 11th
The adopted daughter of two respectable human parents, Kayla is a werecat in the closet. All she knows is the human world. When she comes out to her boyfriend, tragedy ensues, and her determination to know and embrace her heritage grows.

fool's gold philippa gregoryFool’s Gold (Order of Darkness #3) by Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: February 11th
Tasked to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice just in time for Carnival. Amid the masks, parties, and excitement, the romantic attraction between the two reaches a new intensity that neither can deny.

 

the glass casket mccormick templemanThe Glass Casket by McCormick Templeman
Publisher: Delacorte Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
Death hasn’t visited Rowan Rose since it took her mother when Rowan was only a little girl. But that changes one bleak morning, when five horses and their riders thunder into her village and through the forest, disappearing into the hills.

 

grasshopper jungle andrew smithGrasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith
Publisher: Dutton Children’s
Release date: February 11th
Sixteen-year-old Austin Szerba interweaves the story of his Polish legacy with the story of how he and his best friend , Robby, brought about the end of humanity and the rise of an army of unstoppable, six-foot tall praying mantises in small-town Iowa.

lady thief a c gaughenLady Thief (Scarlet #2) by A.C. Gaughen
Publisher: Walker Children’s
Release date: February 11th
Scarlet’s true identity has been revealed, but her forced marriage to Lord Gisbourne threatens Robin and Scarlet’s love, and as the royal court descends upon Nottingham for the appointment of a new Sheriff, the people of Nottingham hope that Prince John will appoint their beloved Robin Hood.

love me rachel shukertLove Me (Starstruck #2) by Rachel Shukert
Publisher: Delacorte Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
Amanda is heartbroken. She’s tried, but she can’t get over her breakup with hotshot writer Harry Gordon. If only she could talk to him, she could convince him that their love story is bigger than any screenplay. But Amanda isn’t the only one in Hollywood keeping a secret—Harry’s got one too.

the lure lynne ewingThe Lure by Lynne Ewing
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: February 11th
Fifteen-year-old Blaise Montgomery lives in the gritty outskirts of Washington, DC, where a stray bullet can steal a life on the way to school. Drugs and violence are the only ways to survive, so Blaise and her friends turn to gangs for safety, money, and love.

pieces of me amber kizerPieces of Me by Amber Kizer
Publisher: Delacorte Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
When high school oddball and introvert Jessica Chai is killed in a car accident, her parents decide that Jessica would have wanted her organs donated to those who so desperately need these gifts of life. But Jessica is angry about dying and being dismembered.

road rash mark huntley parsonsRoad Rash by Mark Huntley Parsons
Publisher: Knopf Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
After being dropped from one band, 17-year-old drummer Zach gets a chance to go on tour with a much better band. It feels like sweet redemption, but this is one rocky road trip. Zach’s in control on the drums, but when the show is over, his timing is all off.

split second kasie westSplit Second (Pivot Point #2) by Kasie West
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 11th
Addie hardly recognizes her life. Her boyfriend used her. Her best friend betrayed her. She can’t believe this is the future she chose. On top of that, her ability is acting up. She’s always been able to Search the future when presented with a choice. Now she can manipulate and slow down time, too… but not without a price.

storm donna jo napoliStorm by Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
The rain starts suddenly, hard and fast. After days of downpour, her family lost, Sebah takes shelter in a tree. With each passing day, her companion, a boy named Aban, grows weaker. And what they find on the stormy seas is beyond imagining: a gigantic ark.

the tinker king tiffany trentThe Tinker King (The Unnaturalists #2) by Tiffany Trent
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Release date: February 11th
Rebellion is brewing in the far-off city of Scientia, and dark Elementals are plotting war in the ruins of New London. When a wave of unimaginable terror threatens to destroy everything in its path, Vespa, Syrus and their friends are plunged into a new swamp of intrigue.

three kristen simmonsThree (Article 5 #3) by Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: February 11th
Ember Miller and Chase Jennings are ready to stop running. After weeks spent in hiding as two of the Bureau of Reformation’s most wanted criminals, they have finally arrived at the safe house. And all that’s left is smoking ruins.

 

the tyrant's daughter j c carlesonThe Tyrant’s Daughter by J.C. Carleson
Publisher: Random House Children’s
Release date: February 11th
When her father is killed in a coup, 15-year-old Laila flees from the war-torn middle east to a life of exile and anonymity in the U.S. Gradually she adjusts to a new school, new friends, and a new culture, but while Laila sees opportunity in her new life, her mother is focused on the past.

willow tonya cherie hegaminWillow by Tonya Cherie Hegamin
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: February 11th
Willow believes her master is good to her and fears the rebel slave runaways. Seventeen-year-old Cato is free born. It’s his personal mission to sneak as many fugitive slaves to freedom as he can. Willow’s and Cato’s lives are about to intersect, with life-changing consequences for both of them.

white space ilsa j bickWhite Space (Dark Passages #1) by Ilsa J. Bick
Publisher: EgmontUSA
Release date: February 11th
One thing Emma has never doubted is that she’s real. Then she writes “White Space,” a story about these kids stranded in a spooky house during a blizzard. Unfortunately, “White Space” turns out to be a dead ringer for part of an unfinished novel by a long-dead writer.

the worlds we make megan creweThe Worlds We Make (Fallen World #3) by Megan Crewe
Publisher: Hyperion
Release date: February 11th
When Kaelyn and her friends reached Toronto with a vaccine for the virus that has ravaged the population, they thought their journey was over. But now they’re being tracked by the Wardens, a band of survivors who are intent on stealing the vaccine no matter what the cost.

vengeance megan mirandaVengeance (Fracture #2) by Megan Miranda
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children’s
Release date: February 13th
When Decker drags his best friend Delaney’s lifeless body out of the frozen lake, he makes a deal: Anyone but her. Everyone but her. The lake releases her. It takes another. All their friends blame Delaney for Carson’s death. But Decker knows the truth.

the deep end of the sea heather lyonsThe Deep End of the Sea by Heather Lyons
Publisher: Cerulean Books
Release date: February 13th 2014
Brutally attacked by one god and unfairly cursed by another, Medusa has spent the last two thousand years living out her punishment on an enchanted isle. But then Hermes, one of the few friends she still has and the only deity she trusts petitions the rest of the gods to reverse the curse.

forget me not stacey nashForget Me Not (Collective #1) by Stacey Nash
Publisher: Entranced Publishing
Release date: February 17th
Since her mother vanished nine years ago, Anamae and her father have shared a quiet life. But when Anamae discovers a brooch identical to her mother’s favorite pendant, she unknowingly invites a slew of trouble into their world.

 

bright before sunrise tiffany schmidtBright Before Sunrise by Tiffany Schmidt
Publisher: Walker Children’s
Release date: February 18th
When Jonah is forced to move to Cross Pointe “miserable” doesn’t even begin to cover it. For Brighton, every day is a gauntlet of demands and expectations. Jonah hates her at 3p.m., but how will he feel at 3 a.m.? One night can change how you see the world.

elevated elana johnsonElevated by Elana Johnson
Publisher: self-published
Release date: February 18th 2014
The last person seventeen-year-old Eleanor Livingston wants to see on the elevator—let alone get stuck with—is her ex-boyfriend Travis, the guy she’s been avoiding for five months. Plagued with the belief that when she speaks the truth, bad things happen, Elly hasn’t told Trav anything.

 

insanity susan vaughtInsanity by Susan Vaught
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Release date: February 18th
Never, Kentucky is not your average scenic small town. It is a crossways, a place where the dead and the living can find no peace. Not that Forest, an 18-year-old foster kid who works the graveyard shift at Lincoln Hospital, knew this when she applied for the job.

maybe one day melissa kantorMaybe One Day by Melissa Kantor
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 18th
Zoe and her best friend, Olivia, have always had big plans for the future, none of which included Olivia getting sick. Still, Zoe is determined to put on a brave face and be positive for her friend. Even when Olivia misses months of school. Even when Zoe starts falling for Calvin, Olivia’s crush.

perfect lies kiersten whitePerfect Lies (Mind Games #2) by Kiersten White
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 18th
Annie and Fia are ready to fight back. The sisters have been manipulated and controlled by the Keane Foundation for years, trapped in a never ending battle for survival. Now they have found allies who can help them truly escape.

 

third strike heather brewerThird Strike (The Slayer Chronicles #3) by Heather Brewer
Publisher: Dial
Release date: February 20th
Slayer Joss McMillan is assigned to his hometown to track down and take out a murderous vampire. But vampires aren’t the only things Joss has to deal with this summer: his girl-crazy cousin Henry is staying with him, and hates Joss for trying to kill his best friend Vladimir Tod.

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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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