Sunday, April 6, 2014

New Books Out Week of 4/6

These are the books I'm obsessing over this week:

By: Tess Sharpe
When Sophie and her best friend Mina are confronted by a masked man in the woods and Mina dies because of it, everyone assumes it is a drug deal gone bad.  But Sophie has been clean for months, and she knows that it was Mina's idea to go into the woods.  Now she's fresh out of rehab (again) and she's determined to figure out who killed Mina... even if it means an important secret that they shared will come out in the process. 

By: Sara Benincasa
A contemporary retelling of The Great Gatsby.  Naomi is not looking forward to "summering" in the Hamptons with her mother.  She doesn't fit in with the social world of the rich elite.  On her way there she meets, Deliliah, "It Girl" and socialite.  When Jacinta, a fashion blogger who lives next door to Naomi, becomes interested in getting close to Delilah, Naomi knows this isn't going to go over well with Delilah's boyfriend.  Also she knows there's more to Jacinta than what meets the eye.

By: Wendy Wunder
Roadtrip Book!!  Hannah and Zoe have always had each other... even when they haven't had much else.  So Zoe decides they need to leave New Jersey and their community college futures behind, and they do.  Zoe wants to show Hannah what life is really like, and Hannah wants to make sure Zoe's bipolar disorder doesn't overtake her.

By: Brandy Colbert
Ohhh that cover!!  Theo has finally got her eating disorder under control when her best friend Donovan, who was abducted 4 years ago, surfaces and everything falls apart.

By: Marthe Jocelyn
At Illington Hall in Yorkshire, England, everyone has secrets.  Set in the 1970's during the Vietnam War era, we meet a cast of characters who are all lying in one way or another.

By: Sarah Combs
As Gloria heads off to a summer camp for gifted students at The University of Kentucky, she's not sure what she's in for.  What she gets is a summer of self-discovery and life changing moments.

By: Elizabeth Fama
Set in an alternate reality that followed the 1918 flu pandemic where the society is divided by night and day.  Soleil is a night-dweller, or Smudge.  She's prohibited by law from going out during the day.  She hatches a plan to kidnap her baby niece, but her plan goes awry and ends up putting her in conflict with powerful day and night politics and love with a Ray (a day dweller).

(Rebel Belle #1)
By: Rachel Hawkins
Harper is a traditional southern belle, who suddenly finds herself with unusual abilities.  It turns out she's Paladin, a type of knight/warrior, and she's supposed to protect David Stark... something she's NOT looking forward to.

By: Kate Hattemer
When a reality show invades their school, Ethan and his friends are inspired to write a vigilante poem protesting the show.  will they be able to save their school from this invasion and corruption?

By: John Corey Whaley
Travis decides to take a risk and have his head cut off and frozen while waiting for a donor body.  Five years go by until Travis can be "reborn".  For him it was just a quick nap, but he finds his friends and family have moved on...

By: Ann Brashares
Prenna has come from a future where a plague has killed millions of people.  She's not supposed to do anything that would interfere with history or be intimate with anyone outside of her "community".  And Prenna follows these rules, believing she'll one day be able to prevent the plague... but that all changes when she falls for Ethan Jarves.

By: Jonathan Friesen
"Seventeen-year-old Crow will stop at nothing to protect her younger sister—even if it costs her her own life. But then she’s given a chance to come back and make things right. There are a few catches, though. First, she won’t come back as herself. And before she can set things straight, she’ll have to figure out what’s what—and things aren’t exactly as clear-cut as she remembered." ~Goodreads

Other Books Coming Out This Week:

See what I mean about April???  It's a crazy good month for books!!  I can't wait to read Far From You, Pointe, What We Hide, and a few others :)  What are you going to read?


  1. Thanks, Michelle, for listing my novel, STEAL THE NORTH, on your blog! I am so excited for it to go out into the world and get into the hands of readers. Thanks again!

  2. Far from you's cover is freaking stunning!! And I can't wait to read Rebel Belle!! :) <3

  3. I want to read like 90% of these! I have a few on hold at the library and need to get the others soon!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings