Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Week of July 18

A fairly quiet week with 12 new books and eight reprints.
If you're a fan of Thirteen Reasons Why or It's Kind of a Funny Story, then you have to read A World Without You.  Fans of Ally Carter's Gallagher girls should pick up Smash & Grab.  If you're looking for an alien hunter try Flying and for those that fans of fairy tales, The Carver is right up your alley.
The Ransomed Souls series, the Wildflower trilogy and the Young World trilogy all wrap up this week.
Have fun choosing and happy reading!

Smash & Grab, by Amy Christine Parker

Title: Smash & Grab, Author: Amy Christine Parker  LEXI is a rich girl who loves a good rush. Whether it’s motorcycle racing or BASE jumping off a building in downtown Los Angeles, the only times she feels alive are when she and her friends are executing one of their dares. After her father’s arrest, Lexi doesn’t think twice about going undercover at his bank to steal the evidence that might clear his name. She enlists her hacker brother and her daredevil friends to plan a clever heist.
CHRISTIAN is a boy from the wrong side of the tracks. The local gang has blackmailed him and his friends into robbing banks, and he is desperate for a way out. When the boss promises that one really big job will be the last he ever has to do, Christian jumps at the chance for freedom. In fact, he’s just met a girl at the bank who might even prove useful. . . .
Two heists. One score. The only thing standing in their way is each other.
Told in alternating points of view, this caper is full of romance and fast-paced fun. Hand to fans of Perfect Chemistry, The Conspiracy of Us, and Heist Society
"After the last page is turned, the question will linger:  Could I ever be deceived like this?" ~Student Library Journal
Signs of You, by Emily France

Title: Signs of You, Author: Emily FranceSince sixteen-year-old Riley Strout lost her mother two years ago, her survival has depended on the quirky little family formed from a grief support group at school. Jay, Kate, and Noah understand her pain; each lost a loved one. The four have stuck together in spite of their differences, united by tragedies only they understand.
When Riley sees her mother shopping in a grocery store, she fears she is suffering from some sort of posttraumatic stress episode—until Jay and Kate report similar visions. Noah is the only one who hasn’t shared their experience. He withdraws from the others, skeptical and distant, and then suddenly disappears.
Riley fears the worst. As she, Jay, and Kay frantically search for their missing friend, they are drawn into the mystery surrounding a famous relic that belonged to Jay’s father—something that may contain clues about the afterlife. And in reaching for the ones who are gone, Riley uncovers hidden truths about those she hasn’t yet lost.
"Signs of You has an engaging mystery at its center, one that will keep readers turning the pages as Riley and her friends try to understand the supernatural world that surrounds them. But it is the heart-wrenchingly profound questions that will stick with you long after you've finished. In her funny, suspenseful and romantic debut novel, Emily France beautifully shows us how a person can live fully in the face of unfathomable loss. " —National Book Award Finalist and Printz Honoree author Deborah Heiligman

Also Releasing in Hardcover
 Title: The Revival, Author: Chris Weitz  Title: Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies, Author: Laura Stampler  Title: The Way Back Home, Author: Alecia Whitaker  Title: A World Without You, Author: Beth Revis  Title: Flying, Author: Carrie Jones

Releasing in Paperback
 Title: What She Wanted, Author: Julie Anne Lindsey  Title: The Undoer, Author: Melissa J. Cunningham  Title: The Carver, Author: Jacob Devlin  Title: Bad Bloods: November Rain, Author: Shannon A. Thompson  Title: North Fork, Author: Wayne M. Johnston

Former Hardcovers and Reprints
 Title: Silver in the Blood, Author: Jessica Day George  Title: The Stars Never Rise, Author: Rachel Vincent  Title: Resonance, Author: Erica O'Rourke  Title: Overtaken, Author: Mark H. Kruger  Title: Jillian Cade: (Fake) Paranormal Investigator, Author: Jen Klein 
 Title: Noble Warrior, Author: Alan Lawrence Sitomer  Title: Return to the Dark House, Author: Laurie Faria Stolarz  Title: New Moon: The Graphic Novel, Vol. 2, Author: Stephenie Meyer 

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