New Book Releases: February 2017

Feb. 7

King’s Cage (Red Queen #3) by Victoria Aveyard

King's Cage (Red Queen, #3)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The third book in Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series.

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Norse Mythology

Genre: Fantasy-Mythology

Neil Gaiman brings his unique brand of storytelling to classic Norse myths.

Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Swimming Lessons

Genre: Mystery

Ingrid Coleman writes thousands of letters to her husband, Gil, leaving them in his vast collection of books. After writing her final letter, she disappears.

Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

Empress of a Thousand Skies

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

An epic space saga that sounds like a cross between Star Wars and Game of Thrones.

The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Refugees

Genre: Fiction-Short Stories

To Catch a Killer by Sheryl Scarborough

To Catch a Killer

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Erin Blake survived for three days beside the murdered body of her mother when she was only a toddler. Fourteen years later, she finds herself caught in the middle of another brutal murder – and she fears her mother’s killer may be behind it.

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Pachinko

Genre: Historical Fiction

A sweeping family saga that follows one Korean family through multiple generations.

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful  by Eric Lindstrom

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

A teen living with bipolar disorder struggles to have a normal relationships while fighting her instinct to keep everyone at arm’s length.

Lessons in Falling by Diana Gallagher

Lessons in Falling

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Savannah is devastated when her best friend, Cassie, attempts to kill herself. As Cassie closes herself off, Savannah develops a new friendship with Marcos, the boy who saved Cassie’s life.

The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

The Lonely Hearts Hotel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Two gifted orphans grow up together and dream about creating their own unique circus. But life gets in the way and they find themselves living separate lives.

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

All Our Wrong Todays

Genre: Science Fiction

A man living in a science fiction utopia finds himself transported to an alternate reality – a dystopian world that resembles our current reality.

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley

The Stars Are Legion

Genre: Science Fiction

A war is being waged for the control of the Legion, a mass of world-ships that travels the stars.

The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn

The Devil Crept In

Genre: Horror

A small-town boy investigates the mysterious disappearance of his cousing – and uncovers a terrifying secret.

The Impossible Fortress by Jason Rekulak

The Impossible Fortress

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

In this hilarious coming-of-age tale, a boy seduces a girl just so he can steal a copy of Playboy – but then he finds out she just might be his soulmate.

Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

Amberlough

Genre: Fantasy

A gay double-agent schemes to protect his smuggler lover during the rise of a fascist government coup.

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell

The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

Genre: History

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers by Alana Massey

All the Lives I Want: Essays About My Best Friends Who Happen to Be Famous Strangers

Genre: Essays

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones

Wintersong

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A romantic fantasy retelling of Labyrinth. 

Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2) by Sophie Jordan

Rise of Fire (Reign of Shadows #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

With Blood Upon the Sand (The Song of the Shattered Sands #2) by Bradley Beaulieu

With Blood Upon the Sand (The Song of the Shattered Sands, #2)

Genre: Fantasy

Starfall (Starflight #2) by Melissa Landers

Starfall (Starflight #2)

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

A Perfect Machine  by Brett Savory

A Perfect Machine

Genre: Science Fiction

At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson

At the Edge of the Universe

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Ozzie’s boyfriend Tommy disappears one day – not just disappears but it as if he never existed. No one has any memory of Tommy – except for Ozzie.

Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

Universal Harvester

Genre: Horror

Life in a small town takes a dark turn when mysterious footage begins appearing on VHS cassettes at the local Video Hut.

A Separation by Katie Kitamura

A Separation

Genre: Literary Fiction

A wife decides to separate from her cheating husband but, for the moment, they decide to keep it a secret between them. When her estranged husband goes missing, she reluctantly goes searching for him.

Love and Gravity by Samantha Sotto

Love and Gravity

Genre: Science Fiction

A young Isaac Newton falls in love with a girl living in modern-day San Francisco in this time-travel romance that’s reminiscent of The Time Traveler’s Wife. 

Son of a Trickster by Eden Robinson

Son of a Trickster

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

A burnout kid from a broken home has the ability to talk to ravens – and his grandmother keeps going on about him being the ‘son of a trickster’ – whatever that means.

Under Her Skin (Blank Canvas #1) by Adriana Anders

Under Her Skin (Blank Canvas, #1)

Genre: Romance

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology by Ellen Datlow

Black Feathers: Dark Avian Tales: An Anthology

Genre: Horror

The Twenty Days of Turin by Giorgio De Maria

The Twenty Days of Turin

Genre: Horror

The Devil’s Submission by Nicola Davidson

The Devil's Submission

Genre: Historical Romance

The Lawrence Browne Affair by Cat Sebastian

The Lawrence Browne Affair

Genre: M.M Historical Romance

Feb. 14

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo

Genre: Historical Fiction

This novel explores a pivotal moment in Abraham Lincoln’s life – when his eleven-year-old son, Willie, died at the dawn of the Civil War.

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1)  by Vic James

Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The world belongs to the Equals – aristocrats with magical powers – and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England’s grandest estate lies a power that could destroy the world.

The Valiant (The Valiant #1) by Lesley Livingston

The Valiant (The Valiant, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction/Fantasy

A female gladiator seeks revenge on the man who destroyed her family.

The Wish Granter (Ravenspire #2)  by C.J. Redwine

The Wish Granter (Ravenspire, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

We Were the Lucky Ones

Genre: Historical Fiction

An extraordinary heartfelt novel that is based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who are separated at the start of World War II and must find their way back to each other.

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir  by Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies' Choir

Genre: Historical Fiction

In the small village of Chilbury, a group of women decide to form their own choir while the men are at war.

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History by Bill Schutt

Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History

Genre: Non Fiction

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce by Morgan Parker

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

Genre: Poetry

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

We Are Okay

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Months after leaving everything behind and starting over, Marin is waiting for her former best friend Mabel to visit her. With Mabel’s visit, she’ll be forced to confront everything she left unsaid.

The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2) by Brittany Cavallaro

The Last of August (Charlotte Holmes #2)

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

American Street

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Fabiola and her mother travel to America from Haiti, hoping to make a better life for themselves. But when her mother is detained by U.S. immigration, Fabiola must deal with her strange new life all on her own.

Dare You (Nikki Kill #2) by Jennifer Brown

Dare You (Nikki Kill, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Winter of the Gods (Olympus Bound #2) by Jordanna Max Brodsky

Winter of the Gods (Olympus Bound, #2)

Genre: Fantasy

Portal of a Thousand Worlds  by Dave Duncan

Portal of a Thousand Worlds

Genre: Fantasy

An epic tale of sword-and-sorcery in 19th century China.

Piecing Me Together  by Renee Watson

Piecing Me Together

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America’s Broken System by Jerome F. Buting

Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Genre: Non Fiction

In Calabria by Peter S. Beagle

In Calabria

Genre: Fantasy

A beautiful new unicorn fable from the author of The Last Unicorn. 

Ubo by Steve Rasnic Tem

Ubo

Genre: Science Fiction/Horror

Royal Affair (Royal Scandal #1) by Parker Swift

Royal Affair (Royal Scandal, #1)

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Feb. 21

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab

A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3)

Genre: Fantasy

The Dragon’s Price (Transference #1) by Bethany Wiggins

The Dragon's Price (Transference, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

A girl chooses to surrender herself to a deadly dragon rather than marry an enemy prince – but the dragon may not be what he appears.

Devil in Spring (The Ravenels #3) by Lisa Kleypas

Devil in Spring (The Ravenels, #3)

Genre: Historical  Romance

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories  by Mariana Enriquez

Things We Lost in the Fire: Stories

Genre: Short Stories

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

The Education of Margot Sanchez

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Dreamland Burning  by Jennifer Latham

Dreamland Burning

Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction

The Orphan’s Tale  by Pam Jenoff

The Orphan's Tale

Genre: Historical Fiction

Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas

Long May She Reign

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Ronit & Jamil  by Pamela L. Laskin

Ronit & Jamil

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Retelling

Kings of the Wyld (The Band #1) by Nicholas Eames

Kings of the Wyld (The Band, #1)

Genre: Fantasy

Beautiful Broken Girls by Kim Savage

Beautiful Broken Girls

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Optimists Die First  by Susin Nielsen

Optimists Die First

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Humans Bow Down by James Patterson, Emily Raymond, 7 Jill Dembowski

Humans, Bow Down

Genre: Science Fiction

Feb. 28

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Daughter of the Pirate King (Daughter of the Pirate King #1) by Tricia Levenseller

Daughter of the Pirate King (Daughter of the Pirate King, #1)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl from Everywhere #2) by Heidi Heilig

The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl From Everywhere, #2)

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Thunderbird (Miriam Black #4)  by Chuck Wendig

Thunderbird (Miriam Black, #4)

Genre: Urban Fantasy

10 Things I Can See From Here by Carrie Mac

10 Things I Can See from Here

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

 

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