Thursday, May 7, 2015

Books Releasing May 12

 Under 20 new releases this week, but it's a huge week for reprints and re-releases.  So if you've been waiting for your favorite hardcover to go into paperback, check out the bottom of the post.  Many of these can already be found in your local Barnes & Nobles.  Happy Reading!!

A Matter of Heart by Amy Fellner Dominy

A Matter of Heart"A novel that will make your heart pound—anxiously, joyfully, triumphantly."—New York Times Bestselling Author, Lauren Myracle. 
Readers will happily sink into this emotionally grounded, contemporary young adult novel about the sudden end of one girl’s Olympic swimming dreams and the struggles she endures before realizing there are many things that define who we are.

Sixteen-year-old Abby Lipman is on track to win the state swim championships and qualify for the Olympic trials when a fainting incident at a swim meet leads to the diagnosis of a deadly heart condition. Now Abby is forced to discover who she is without the one thing that’s defined her entire life.
Burn, book 2 of the Scan series by Sarah Fine

BurnAt the cliffhanger ending of Scan, Tate loses the very thing he was fighting to protect, what his father had called the key to human survival. Tate doesn't have much time to worry about it because he needs to get away, to ensure he and Christina are safe. His father left him one last thing that can do just that—a safe house, which turns out to be a clue to what's really threatening the planet. As Tate follows the clues his father left behind, he starts to uncover the truth, realizing he's up against an enemy he's only beginning to understand.
A riveting, fast-paced "we are not alone" adventure, Burn thrills to the very end.

Nil Unlocked, book 2 of the Nil series by Lynne Matson

Nil Unlocked (Nil Series #2)On the island of Nil, the rules are set. You have exactly 365 days to escape--or you die. Rives is now the undisputed Leader of Nil City, but keeping the City united is tougher than ever.
Raiders have grown bolder, supplies are dwindling, and non-human inhabitants have taken a turn toward the deadly. New arrivals cause rifts within the City, putting the Search system at risk, and calling everything Rives knows into question. Desperate for answers, he teams up with the only other person searching for them: Skye, a new arrival with a mysterious past of her own. Soon the duo find themselves locked in a desperate race to save all the residents of Nil--and possibly destroy the island forever. But at what cost? And who will pay the price?

End of Days, conclusion & book 3 of Penryn & the End of Days series by Susan Ee

End of DaysEnd of Days is the explosive conclusion to Susan Ee’s bestselling Penryn & the End of Days trilogy. After a daring escape from the angels, Penryn and Raffe are on the run. They’re both desperate to find a doctor who can reverse the twisted changes inflicted by the angels on Raffe and Penryn’s sister. As they set off in search of answers, a startling revelation about Raffe’s past unleashes dark forces that threaten them all.
When the angels release an apocalyptic nightmare onto humans, both sides are set on a path toward war. As unlikely alliances form and strategies shift, who will emerge victorious? Forced to pick sides in the fight for control of the earthly realm, Raffe and Penryn must choose: Their own kind, or each other?

Out of Control by Sarah Alderson

Out of ControlA girl looking to escape her past in New York City ends up on the run from a dangerous conspiracy in this sizzling, high-stakes novel.
When seventeen-year-old Liva came to New York City, all she wanted was to escape the painful memories of her past and finally find a fresh start. Her hopes for a new future were dashed the moment she became the sole witness to a brutal murder. When she’s taken into police custody—supposedly for her own protection—she realizes something isn’t right, but it’s too late. Soon, bullets start flying, and Liva realizes that she is not just a witness, but the target—and she needs to escape before it’s too late.
With the help of a sexy car thief that she met at the station, Liva manages to get away from the massacre unharmed, but now the two of them are alone in New York, trying to outrun and outwit the two killers who will stop at nothing to find them. Liva and Jay are living on the edge, but when you’re on the edge, there’s a long way to fall.
Note: Ages 14-17

Also Releasing in Hardcover

We Are All Made of Molecules  The Messengers  The Hunted  Fell of Dark  Apple and Rain    Making Pretty  The Wrath and the Dawn  A Tale of Two Besties: A Hello Giggles Novel  The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: Knud Pedersen and the Churchill Club  Cuckoo Song  
The Cost of All Things

Releasing into Exclusive Hardcover

Fangirl (B&N Exclusive Collector's Edition)

Releasing New in Trade Paperback 

Heat of the Moment  Fierce Reads: Kisses and Curses  Crow's Rest  Velvet 

Reprints or Re-releasing into paperback 

Ian Quicksilver: The Warrior's Return  Beauty's Daughter: The Story of Hermione and Helen of Troy  Girl in Reverse  Nil (Nil Series #1)  Raging Star 
Dark Metropolis  Blackbird  One or Two Things I Learned About Love  Loud Awake and Lost  The Perfectionists
 And We Stay   No Summit out of Sight: The True Story of the Youngest Person to Climb the Seven Summits  Mistwalker  The Sound  Toxic (Pretty Little Liars Series #15)
 Reign: Hysteria   The Lovely and the Lost (Dispossessed Series #2)  Yellowcake  The Summer Invitation  Stained 
There Will Come a Time   Second Kiss: Spell Crossed  The Jane Journals at Pemberley Prep: I Loathe You, Liam Darcy  Signed, Skye Harper  Cut off

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