Thursday, September 24, 2015

New YA Releases for the Week of 9/20

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

By: A.S. King
A new A.S. King!!  It's about.... well, I think it's one you have to read to figure out what it's about.

By: Aaron Hartzler
When a girl at Kate's school presses charges against 4 members of the basketball team, the town erupts in controversy.  Kate was at the party, but left early because she was too drunk.  Something about the whole situation feels off to her, and now that she's dating someone on the team, she needs to get to the bottom of it.

By: Brianna Shrum
The story of Hook and Peter Pan through Hook's eyes.

(Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #3)
By: Ransom Riggs
The final book in the trilogy, Jacob tries to rescue the peculiar children of the world once and for all.

(Jackaby #2)
By: William Ritter
The second book in this series finds Abigail Rook and R.F. Jackaby investigate more supernatural mysteries.

By: Mackenzi Lee
A retelling of Frankenstein.  Alasdair brings his brother back from the dead with clockwork pieces and he returns more monster than human.  When someone publishes a book called Frankenstein, Alasdair has to hide from the public who is looking for the truth.

By: Kaui Hart Hemmings
Lea goes to live with a prominent family and finds friendship and maybe more with a pair of siblings.

By: Robert L. Anderson
A girl can walk through people's dreams.

By: Neal Gaiman & Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
A retelling of Snow White and Sleeping Beauty with Illustrations.

By: M.T. Anderson
A true story about a Russian composer wrote a symphony that inspired people during a hellish time in the battle for Leningrad.

(Middle Grade)
By: Ali Benjamin
A Middle Grade about death and loss and not letting go.

By: Kim Liggett
A YA Horror that takes place in the cornfields of Kansas.

By: James Preller
"Through his journal a boy deals with the death of a classmate, who committed suicide as a result of bullying." ~Goodreads

Other Books Coming Out This Week:

I read What We Saw and thought it was very powerful.  I can't wait to read I Crawl Through It (LOVE A.S. King), Never Never, and The Thing About Jellyfish.  The Fall also sounds really good.  Have you read any of these?  Anything going on your to-read list??

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  1. I am so looking forward to BLOOD AND SALT in this pile of books! I love YA Horror and cornfields sounds like the perfect place for some hair-standing scary stuff ;) ALSO EVERYONE GET WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER BECAUSE THAT BOOK IS SERIOUSLY THE CAT'S MEOW!!!

    Faye at The Social Potato

    1. Glad you liked it. I've never read anything by Rae Carson, but have heard good things!! And Cornfields are definitely a good place for scary stuff to happen, I agree!

  2. I didn't know A.S. King had a new book! That's awesome. Never, Never seems really interesting. I love Once Upon a Time so this seems like something I would like.

    Emma @ Emma Likes Books

    1. I love Once Upon a Time too!! I just started reading Never Never and really like it so far.

  3. I LOVE A.S. King! :-) and Never, Never was quite good. This is honestly my favorite post you do Michelle although now that I am in grad school I feel overwhelmed by all the new books

    1. I knowwwww, I'm like- books please stop coming out until I can catch up on all the books that already came out!!!

  4. The Scorpion Rules is such an awesome book! I want to buy a copy!

    1. It sounds really interesting... also cool cover!!!

  5. I can't wait to read What We Saw!! I just read Library of Souls and loved it. I thought it was a great conclusion to the series.

  6. I read and really liked Juniors. I thought Never Never was pretty good. What We Saw is one I am looking forward to getting to.