New Books This Week

The 6/13/17 Edition

Summer is heating up with these new books hitting shelves this week at a bookstore near you!

Julia Defiant

Julia Defiant

Perfect for fans of Graceling and Six of Crows, this heart-pounding follow-up to Julia Vanishes has it all—witches, magic, adventure, romance, and betrayal.


Julia and a mismatched band of revolutionaries, scholars, and thieves have crossed the world searching for a witch. But for all the miles traveled, they are no closer to finding Ko Dan and undoing the terrible spell that bound an ancient magic to the life of a small child. Casimir wants that magic and will happily kill Theo to extract it—and as they hunt for Ko Dan, Casimir’s assassins are hunting them.


Julia can deal with danger. The thing that truly scares her lies within. Her strange ability to vanish to a place just out of sight has grown: she can now disappear so completely that it’s like stepping into another world. And the monsters who live there seem to recognize Julia and count her as one of their own.


So . . . is Julia a girl with a monster lurking inside her? Or a monster wearing the disguise of a girl? If she can use her power to save Theo, does it matter? In this riveting second book in the Witch’s Child trilogy, Catherine Egan goes deep within the heart of a fierce, defiant girl trying to discover not just who but what she truly is.

Summer Unscripted

Summer Unscripted

A summer romance about missed connections and how not to miss out on the love of your life.


Girl looks for a sign. Enter: boy.


Rainie doesn’t have a “passion” like her friends do. She’s more of a dabbler—quick to give up and move on. But as graduation approaches, she wishes she had more direction. So when gorgeous Tuck gives a monologue that puts exactly how she’s been feeling lately into words, it’s a sign! Tuck is her passion. How could she not have seen it before?


Girl follows boy. Enter: second boy.


Rainie convinces her ex-BFF to let her work at the same summer job as Tuck. She’s got a foolproof plan to date him. But when she arrives, Rainie discovers things aren’t that simple. And then she meets Milo, a supercute boy who also works with her. A boy with a complicated past.


Girl needs to figure stuff out. Enter: drama.





Now in Paperback:


A love story perfect for John Green fans, about three high school seniors who are forced to grasp what it means to truly become adults.


Lani Kennedy has dreamed of becoming a nurse since her cousin Arie died of leukemia. Nothing will stop her from getting into the local nursing program.


Dawson Berke hasn’t dealt with his mom’s death, and he’s angry at his dad for forcing them to move right before his senior year.


Sloan Quentin knows that her band is her ticket to fame and fortune. When she discovers that her boyfriend, the band’s lead guitarist, is cheating on her, she finds comfort—and revenge—in someone else’s arms.


As the lives of Lani, Dawson, and Sloan become entangled in unexpected ways, reality hits harder than anyone could have imagined, and life-altering choices are faced.

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