Thursday, May 27, 2010

Young Adult June New Releases

Title: The Short Second Life Of Bree Tanner
Release Date: June 5, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($16.99 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon)

From the Publisher:

Fans of The Twilight Saga will be enthralled by this riveting story of Bree Tanner, a character first introduced in Eclipse, and the darker side of the newborn vampire world she inhabits. In another irresistible combination of danger, mystery, and romance, Stephenie Meyer tells the devastating story of Bree and the newborn army as they prepare to close in on Bella Swan and the Cullens, following their encounter to its unforgettable conclusion. 

Title: Dark Flame
Author: Alyson Noel
Release Date: June 22, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($19.99 Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon)
Click here for other books in The Immortals Series

From the Publisher:

In Alyson Noel's most darkly seductive Immortals novel yet, Ever fights for control of her body, her soul-and the timeless true love she's been chasing for centuries.

Ever is trying to help Haven transition into life as an immortal. But with Haven drunk on her new powers and acting recklessly, she poses the ultimate threat-exposing their secret world to the outside. As Ever struggles to keep the Immortals hidden, it only propels Haven closer to the enemy-Roman and his evil companions.

At the same time, Ever delves deeper into dark magic to free Damen from Roman's power. But when her spell backfires, it binds her to the one guy who's hell-bent on her destruction. Now there's a strange, foreign pulse coursing through her, and no matter what she does, she can't stop thinking about Roman-and longing for his touch. As she struggles to resist the fiery attraction threatening to consume her, Roman is more than willing to take advantage of her weakened state and Ever edges closer and closer to surrender.
Frantic to break the spell before its too late, Ever turns to Jude for help, risking everything she knows and loves to save herself-and her future with Damen .

 Title: My Soul To Keep
Release Date: June 1, 2010
Format: Paperback ($11.99 CDN)
Click here for a list of books in the Soul Screamers Series

From the Publisher:

Kaylee has one addiction: her very hot, very popular boyfriend, Nash. A banshee like Kaylee, Nash understands her like no one else. Nothing can come between them. 

Until something does.

Demon breath. No, not the toothpaste-challenged kind. The Netherworld kind. The kind that really can kill you. Somehow the super-addictive substance has made its way to the human world. But how? Kaylee and Nash have to cut off the source and protect their friends-one of whom is already hooked.
And so is someone else…

 Title: Blood Feud
Release Date: June 22, 2010
Format: Paperback ($12.50)
Click here for more about The Drake Chronicles 

From the Publisher:

It's been centuries since Isabeau St. Croix barely survived the French Revolution. Now she's made her way back to the living and she must face the ultimate test by confronting the evil British lord who left her for dead the day she turned into a vampire. That's if she can control her affection for Logan Drake, a vampire whose bite is as sweet as the revenge she seeks. 

The clans are gathering for Helena's royal coronation as the next vampire queen, and new alliances are beginning to form now that the old rifts of Lady Natasha's reign have started to heal. But with a new common enemy, Leander Montmarte--a vicious leader who hopes to force Solange to marry him and usurp the power of the throne for himself--the clans must stand together to preserve the peace he threatens to destroy.

This second adventure in the Drake Chronicles--told from both Logan's and Isabeau's perspectives--has all the same butt-kicking action, heart-pounding romances and snarky humor that readers loved in Hearts at Stake, as well as exciting new revelations about the vampire dynasties to keep readers coming back for more.

 Title: Forgive My Fins
Release Date: June 1, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($18.99 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon

From the Publisher: 

Lily Sanderson has a secret, and it's not that she has a huge crush on gorgeous swimming god Brody Bennett, who makes her heart beat flipper-fast. Unrequited love is hard enough when you're a normal teenage girl, but when you're half human, half mermaid, like Lily, there's no such thing as a simple crush.

Lily's mermaid identity is a secret that can't get out, since she's not just any mermaid-she's a Thalassinian princess. When Lily found out three years ago that her mother was actually a human, she finally realized why she didn't feel quite at home in Thalassinia, and she's been living on land and going to Seaview High School ever since, hoping to find where she truly belongs. Sure, land has its problems-like her obnoxious biker-boy neighbor, Quince Fletcher-but it has that one major perk: Brody. The problem is, mermaids aren't really the casual dating type-the instant they "bond," it's for life.

When Lily's attempt to win Brody's love leads to a tsunami-sized case of mistaken identity, she is in for a tidal wave of relationship drama, and she finds out, quick as a tailfin flick, that happily ever after never sails quite as smoothly as you planned.

 Title: Generation Dead: Passing Strange
Author: Daniel Waters
Release Date: June 8, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($19.99 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon)
Click here for a list of books in the Generation Dead series

From the Publisher: 

Karen DeSonne always passed as a normal
teenager; with her friends, with her family, and at
school. Passing cost her the love of her life. And
now that Karen's dead, she's still passing-this
time, as alive.

Meanwhile, Karen's dead friends have been
fingered in a high-profile murder, causing a new
round of antizombie regulations that have forced
them into hiding. Karen soon learns that the
"murder" was a hoax, staged by Pete Martinsburg
and his bioist zealots. Obtaining enough evidence to
expose the fraud and prove her friends'' innocence
means doing the unthinkable: becoming Pete''s
girlfriend. Karen''s only hope is that the enemy
never realizes who she really is-because the consequences 
would be worse than death.

Title: The Poison Diaries
Author: Maryrose Wood
Release Date: June 1, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($22.50 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon)

From the Publisher: 

In the right dose, everything is a poison. Even love . . .
Jessamine Luxton has lived all her sixteen years in an isolated cottage near Alnwick Castle, with little company apart from the plants in her garden. Her father, Thomas, a feared and respected apothecary, has taught her much about the incredible powers of plants: that even the most innocent-looking weed can cure -- or kill.

When Jessamine begins to fall in love with a mysterious boy who claims to communicate with plants, she is drawn into the dangerous world of the poison garden in a way she never could have imagined . . .

 Title: Sisters Red
Release Date: June 7, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($19.99 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters Online & Amazon)

From the Publisher: 

After a Fenris, or werewolf, killed their grandmother and almost killed them, sisters Scarlett and Rosie March devote themselves to hunting and killing the beasts that prey on teenaged girls, learning how to lure them with red cloaks and occasionally using the help of their old friend, Silas, the woodsman's son.

 Title: Solace & Grief
Author: Foz Meadows
Release Date: June 30, 2010
Format: Trade Paperback ($15.95)

From the Publisher: 
Solace Morgan was born a vampire. Raised in foster care, she has always tried to keep her abilities secret, until an eerie encounter with a faceless man prompts her to run away. Finding others with similar gifts, Solace soon becomes caught up in a strange, more vibrant world than she ever knew existed. But when the mysterious Professor Lukin takes an interest in her friends, she is forced to start asking questions of her own. What happened to her parents? Who is Sharpsoft? And since when has there been a medie
val dungeon under Hyde Park?

 Title: Nomansland
Author: Lesley Hauge
Release Date: June 22, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($19.99 CDN Discounts available @ Chapters online & Amazon)

From the Publisher: 

Sometime in the future, after devastating wars and fires, a lonely, windswept island in the north is populated solely by women. Among these women is a group of teenaged Trackers-expert equestrians and archers-whose job is to protect their shores from the enemy. The enemy, they've been told, is men.

When these girls come upon a partially buried home from the distant past, they are fascinated by the strange objects-high-heeled shoes, teen magazines, make-up-found there. What are they to make of these mysterious things, which introduce a world they have never known? And what does it mean for their strict society where friendship is forbidden and rules must be obeyed-at all costs?

Reminiscent of The Giver but with a feminist twist, Nomansland is a powerful, shocking story that will challenge young readers' perspectives and provoke much discussion over the timely and controversial issues presented.

 Title: Raised by Wolves
Author: Jennifer Barnes
Release Date: June 8, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($20.99 CND Discounts available @ Chapters online & Amazon)

From the Publisher: 

Adopted by the Alpha of a werewolf pack after a rogue wolf brutally killed her parents right before her eyes, fifteen-year-old Bryn knows only pack life, and the rigid social hierarchy that controls it.  That doesn't mean that she''s averse to breaking a rule or two. 

But when her curiosity gets the better of her and she discovers Chase, a new teen locked in a cage in her guardian''s basement, and witnesses him turn into a wolf before her eyes, the horrific memories of her parents'' murders return. Bryn becomes obsessed with getting her questions answered, and Chase is the only one who can provide the information she needs.

But in her drive to find the truth, will Bryn push too far beyond the constraints of the pack, forcing her to leave behind her friends, her family, and the identity that she's shaped?

 Title: The Evil Within
Author: Nancy Holder
Release Date: June 15, 2010
Format: Trade Paperback ($12.50 CDN)

From the Publisher: 

In this sequel to New York Times bestselling author Nancy Holder’s Possessions, Lindsay finds out that she, too, is possessed, and must return to creepy Marlwood Academy in order to rid herself of the spirit. Lindsay’s afraid of what the spirit is telling her to do—kill Mandy! But the secrets of Marlwood go much deeper than Lindsay thought. Sometimes the girls who seem like enemies are actually on your side. And the voices you trust the most—the voices that come from within—are the ones that want you dead.

 Title: Keys To The Repository 
Author: Melissa De La Cruz
Release Date: June 29, 2010
Format: Hardcover ($14.99 CDN)
Click here for a list of other books in the Blue Bloods series

From the Publisher: 

Lavish parties. Passionate meetings in the night. Bone-chilling murders. Midterms. The day-to-day life of Schuyler Van Alen and her Blue Bloods friends (and enemies) is never boring. But there's oh-so-much more to know about these beautiful and powerful teens.

Below the streets of Manhattan, within the walls of the Repository, exists a wealth of revealing information about the vampire elite that dates back before the Mayflower. In a series of short stories, journal entries, and never-before-seen letters, New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz gives her hungry fans the keys to the Repository and an even more in-depth look into the secret world of the Blue Bloods.


elizabeth said...

So many great books are coming out in June!

Sara said...

Eeee there's so many awesome books! I'm super excited for all of them... what a good book month. :D

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