The Creeps

Title: The Creeps Author: Fran Krause Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels Publisher: Ten Speed Press Release Date: 2017-09 Pages: 144 A follow-up to the New York Times best-selling Deep Dark Fears: a second volume of comics based on people’s quirky, spooky, hilarious, and terrifying fears. Illustrator, animator, teacher, and comic artist Fran Krause has touched a collective nerve with his wildly popular web comic series–and subsequent New York Times best-selling book–Deep Dark Fears. Here he brings readers more of the […]

The Best Kind of Magic (Windy City Magic, Book 1)

Title: Windy City Magic, Book 1 The Best Kind of Magic Series: Windy City Magic, Book 1 Author: Crystal Cestari Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Release Date: May 16, 2017 Pages: 336 Amber Sand is not a witch. The Sand family Wicca gene somehow leapfrogged over her. But she did get one highly specific magical talent: she can see true love. As a matchmaker, Amber’s pretty far down the sorcery food chain (even birthday party magicians rank higher), but after […]

The List

Title: The List Author: Patricia Forde Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky Release Date: August 1, 2017 Pages: 384 Farenheit 451 meets The Giver in this gripping story about the power of words and the dangers of censorship In the city of Ark, speech is constrained to five hundred sanctioned words. Speak outside the approved lexicon and face banishment. The exceptions are the Wordsmith and his apprentice Letta, the keepers and archivists of all language in their post-apocalyptic, neo-medieval world.On […]

Emma in the Night

Title: Emma in the Night Author: Wendy Walker Genre: Fiction Release Date: August 8, 2017 Pages: 320 “Both twisted and twisty, this smart psychological thriller sets a new standard for unreliable narrators.” –Booklist, Starred Review One night three years ago, the Tanner sisters disappeared: fifteen-year-old Cass and seventeen-year-old Emma. Three years later, Cass returns, without her sister Emma. Her story is one of kidnapping and betrayal, of a mysterious island where the two were held. But to forensic psychiatrist Dr. […]

Mask of Shadows

Title: Mask of Shadows Author: Linsey Miller Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Release Date: September 1, 2017 Pages: 384 Perfect for fantasy fans of Sarah J. Maas and Leigh Bardugo, the first book in this new duology features a compelling gender fluid main character, impressive worldbuilding, and fast-paced action. Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a highway robber […]

How to Make a Wish

Title: How to Make a Wish Author: Ashley Herring Blake Publisher: Hmh Books for Young Readers Release Date: May 2, 2017 Pages: 336 Grace, tough and wise, has nearly given up on wishes, thanks to a childhood spent with her unpredictable, larger-than-life mother. But this summer, Grace meets Eva, a girl who believes in dreams, despite her own difficult circumstances. One fateful evening, Eva climbs through a window in Grace’s room, setting off a chain of stolen nights on the […]

Park Bench

Title: Park Bench Author: Christophe Chabouté Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels Publisher: Gallery 13 Release Date: September 19, 2017 Pages: 336 With his masterful illustration style, bestselling French creator-storyteller Chabouté (Alone, Moby-Dick) explores community through a common, often ignored object: the park bench. From its creation, to its witness to the fresh ardor of lovers, the drudgery of businessmen, the various hopes of the many who enter its orbit, the park bench weathers all seasons. Strangers meet at it for […]

Zero Repeat Forever (Nahx Invasions, Book 1)

Title: Zero Repeat Forever Series: Nahx Invasions, Book 1 Author: G. S. Prendergast Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster Release Date: August 29, 2017 Pages: 496 Sixteen year-old Raven, injured and still grieving over her boyfriend’s death by the invading Nahx, crosses paths with Eighth, a Nyx warrior who has deserted his unit and abandoned his directives, and as the world falls apart around them, the two learn to trust each other in order to survive.   Review: […]

Omega (Infinity Division, Book 2)

Title: Omega Series: Infinity Division, Book 2 Author: Jus Accardo Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Entangled Teen Release Date: August 1, 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 One mistake can change everything. Ashlyn Calvert finds that out the hard way when a bad decision leads to the death of her best friend, Noah Anderson. Only Noah isn’t really gone. Thanks to his parents’ company, the Infinity Division, there is a version of him skipping from one dimension to another, set on […]

No Good Deed

Title: No Good Deed Author: Kara Connolly Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: 2017 Pages: 352 “Ellie is USA’s best shot at Olympic gold in archery, but one wrong turn in Nottingham on her day off from the trials and she’s somehow been transported back to the Middle Ages. Amidst an evil sheriff who wants to lock her up, a knight who might not be who he says he is, and an assassination plot, she must not […]