Thursday, April 17, 2014

New YA Titles--Look What I Came Home With!

The Texas Library Association conference wrapped up last week (April 8-11), and I came home with 142 new YA titles to share! Here are a few that I'm excited about. From the top left corner:

Shooting Stars: My Life as a Paparazza
by Jennifer Buhl
352 pages
cover in progress--this cover is on the uncorrected arc
ISBN: 9781402297007

A true story of a female photographer who gives her witty chronicle of the lives of rich and beautiful celebrities.

Killer Instinct
by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
384 pages
Cover not final; uncorrected advance proof
In-store date: 11/04/2014
ISBN: 9781423168324

By the author of the Raised by Wolves trilogy, Killer Instinct is the second in  the Naturals series. Cassie and her friends try to solve a serial murder case while outsmarting a master killer.

I Have a Bad Feeling About this
by Jeff Strand
Sourcebooks Fire
242 pages
ISBN: 9781402284557

Jeff Strand makes me laugh; enough said!

The Code Busters Club, book 1
by Penny Warner
228 pages
ISBN: 9781606843901
first published 2011

Fun for kids who enjoy solving codes and mysteries.

In the Shadows
by Kiersten White
art by Jim Di Bartolo
Scholastic Press
384 pages
On Sale Date: April 29, 2014
ISBN: 9780545561440

Beautiful full color illustrations by Di Bartolo tell half the story. Kiersten White's tale is the other half. Together the two stories weave a fabulous tale.

Princess Labelmaker to the Rescue
by Tom Angleberger
Amulet Books
184 pages
ISBN: 9781419710520

Angleberger keeps getting it right. He knows kids and he knows origami! And, he's a nice guy!

Sleep No More
by Aprilynne Pike
352 pages
on sale date: April 29, 2014
ISBN: 9780061999031
uncorrected proof

By the author of the Wings series, Sleep No More will keep teens reading into the wee hours.

The Secrets of Lily Graves
by Sarah Strohmeyer
Balzer + Bray
304 pages
On-sale Date: May 13, 2014
ISBN: 9780062259608
uncorrected proof

Teen thriller that will entice!

The Vanishing Season
by Jodi Lynn Anderson
272 pages
On-Sale Date: 7/1/2014
ISBN: 9780062318244
Advance Reader's Edition

When girls start vanishing that fall, Maggie is drawn into the mystery. A thrilling read.

Alistair Grim's Odditorium
by Gregory Funaro
Disney Hyperion
432 pages
ISBN: 9781484711163
Uncorrected advance proof

Magical and wonderful, a child chimney sweep is off to save the world! 

Feral Curse (book 2)
by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Candlewick Press
255 pages
ISBN: 97807636594103

Creepy, mysterious, romantic.

Shipwreck Island
S.A. Bodeen
Feiwel and Friends
184 pages
ISBN: 9781250027771

S. A. Bodeen's latest book is about family, finding family, and facing fears.

Invaded (Alienated, book 2)
by Melissa Landers
368 pages
ISBN: 9781423169499

Romance, invasion and action.

Grasshopper Junger
by Andrew Smith
Dutton Books
388 pages
ISBN: 9780525426035

Sure to be controversial, Grasshopper Jungle is intelligent and masterful. 

1 comment:

  1. 142? Ha, wow. I got maybe 30 at the most. Although, I'm quite satisfied with everything I picked.