November New Releases/Anticipated Reads

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Hi everyone! Sorry for my lack of activity on the site. I have had quite a busy October, and so have had little time to blog. I have also tried to create some graphic designs for the site header, and for various blog posts, so they might not be amazing but I hope you like them – warning, I am not great at graphic design! I have some new book releases to show you all! Usually I do this post at the beginning of each month, but I though I would give you all some time to prepare, or pre-order the exciting new books released next month!

I would also like to add that I have now become an Amazon Associate and would really appreciate if you buy the books through my links! It would enable for me to have give-aways for all you lovely people!

So without further ado…


Winter (Lunar Chronicles Book 4) – by Marissa Meyer

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Title: Winter

Author: Marissa Meyer

Release Date: 12th November 2015

Publisher:  Feiwel and Friends

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Number of Pages: 832

ISBN: 9780312642983

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend–the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters?

BUY THE BOOK HERE


Ice like Fire (Snow like Ashes Book 2) – By Sara Raasch

17404295Title: Ice like Fire

Author: Sara Raasch

Release Date: 19th November 2015

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Number of Pages: 479

ISBN: 9780062286956

It’s been three months since the Winterians were freed and Spring’s king, Angra, disappeared—thanks largely to the help of Cordell.

Meira just wants her people to be safe. When Cordellan debt forces the Winterians to dig their mines for payment, they unearth something powerful and possibly dangerous: Primoria’s lost chasm of magic. Theron sees this find as an opportunity—with this much magic, the world can finally stand against threats like Angra. But Meira fears the danger the chasm poses—the last time the world had access to so much magic, it spawned the Decay. So when the king of Cordell orders the two on a mission across the kingdoms of Primoria to discover the chasm’s secrets, Meira plans to use the trip to garner support to keep the chasm shut and Winter safe—even if it means clashing with Theron. But can she do so without endangering the people she loves?

Mather just wants to be free. The horrors inflicted on the Winterians hang fresh and raw in Januari—leaving Winter vulnerable to Cordell’s growing oppression. When Meira leaves to search for allies, he decides to take Winter’s security into his own hands. Can he rebuild his broken kingdom and protect them from new threats?

As the web of power and deception weaves tighter, Theron fights for magic, Mather fights for freedom—and Meira starts to wonder if she should be fighting not just for Winter, but for the world.

BUY THE BOOK HERE 


Just Visiting – by Dahlia Adler

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Author: Dahlia Alder

Release Date: 17th November 2015

Publisher: Spencer Hill Press

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Number of Pages: 348

ISBN: 9781633920538

Reagan Forrester wants out—out of her trailer park, out of reach of her freeloading mother, and out of the shadow of the relationship that made her the pariah of Charytan, Kansas.

Victoria Reyes wants in—in to a fashion design program, in to the arms of a cute guy who doesn’t go to Charytan High, and in to a city where she won’t stand out for being Mexican.

One thing the polar-opposite best friends do agree on is that wherever they go, they’re staying together. But when they set off on a series of college visits at the start of their senior year, they quickly see that the future doesn’t look quite like they expected. After two years of near-solitude following the betrayal of the ex-boyfriend who broke her heart, Reagan falls hard and fast for a Battlestar Galactica-loving, brilliant smile-sporting pre-med prospective… only to learn she’s set herself up for heartbreak all over again. Meanwhile, Victoria runs full-speed toward all the things she thinks she wants… only to realize everything she’s looking for might be in the very place they’ve sworn to leave.

As both Reagan and Victoria struggle to learn who they are and what they want in the present, they discover just how much they don’t know about each other’s pasts. And when each learns what the other’s been hiding, they’ll have to decide whether their friendship has a future.

BUY THE BOOK HERE


Hotel Ruby – by Suzanne Young

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Author: Suzanne Young

Release Date: 1st November 2015

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Mystery/ Fantasy/ Horror/ Contemporary (really just a mix of everything I think)

Number of Pages: 288

ISBN: 9781481423007

Stay Tonight. Stay Forever.

When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on the doorstep of a DNA-matched stranger because their father is drowning in his grief.

Audrey and her family only plan to stay the night, but life in the Ruby can be intoxicating, extending their stay as it provides endless distractions—including handsome guest Elias Lange, who sends Audrey’s pulse racing. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful. Nightly fancy affairs in the ballroom are invitation only, and Audrey seems to be the one guest who doesn’t have an invite. Instead, she joins the hotel staff on the rooftop, catching whispers about the hotel’s dark past.

The more Audrey learns about the new people she’s met, the more her curiosity grows. She’s torn in different directions—the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between life in a place that is so much more than it seems…

Welcome to the Ruby.

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Dangerous Lies – by Becca Fitzpatrick

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Author: Becca Fitzpatrick

Release Date: 10th November 2015

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books

Age Range/Genre:  Young Adult Thriller/Contemporary/Romance

Number of Pages: 400

ISBN: 9781471125089

A teen is forced to make a fresh start after witnessing a violent crime—but love and danger find her anyway in this novel from Becca Fitzpatrick, the New York Times bestselling author of the Hush, Hush saga.

Stella Gordon is not her real name. Thunder Basin, Nebraska, is not her real home. This is not her real life.

After witnessing a lethal crime, Stella Gordon is sent to the middle of nowhere for her own safety before she testifies against the man she saw kill her mother’s drug dealer.

But Stella was about to start her senior year with the boyfriend she loves. How can she be pulled away from the only life she knows and expected to start a new one in Nebraska? Stella chafes at her protection and is rude to everyone she meets. She’s not planning on staying long, so why be friendly? Then she meets Chet Falconer and it becomes harder to keep her guard up, even as her guilt about having to lie to him grows.

As Stella starts to feel safer, the real threat to her life increases—because her enemies are actually closer than she thinks…

BUY THE BOOK HERE


The Lies About Truth – by Courtney C. Stevens

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Author: Courtney C. Stevens

Release Date: 3rd November 2015

Publisher: Harper Teen

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Romance

Number of Pages: 336

ISBN: 9780062245410

Sadie Kingston, is a girl living in the aftermath. A year after surviving a car accident that killed her friend Trent and left her body and face scarred, she can’t move forward. The only person who seems to understand her is Trent’s brother, Max.

As Sadie begins to fall for Max, she’s unsure if she is truly healed enough to be with him — even if Max is able to look at her scars and not shy away. But when the truth about the accident and subsequent events comes to light, Sadie has to decide if she can embrace the future or if she’ll always be trapped in the past.

BUY THE BOOK HERE


So these are just a few new books coming out in November. All of the release dates and information is for the UK editions of the books.

Happy Reading xxx

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September New Releases/Anticipated Books

There are some exciting new book releases this September! While there are many books that are being released, these are the books which I think sound great and cannot wait to read!
These are the UK release dates, and might be different to the US or international release dates.
To view any of the books on goodreads click on the book cover.


Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass Book 4) – By Sarah J. Maas

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Author: Sarah J. Maas

Release Date: 1st September 2015

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Number of Pages: 645

ISBN: 9781408858615

Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past . . .

She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die just to see her again. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return.

Celaena’s epic journey has captured the hearts and imaginations of millions across the globe. This fourth volume will hold readers rapt as Celaena’s story builds to a passionate, agonizing crescendo that might just shatter her world.

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This series is a personal favourite of mine! These are the first 3 books in this fantastic series:

  1. Throne of Glass
  2. Crown of Midnight
  3. Heir of Fire

Everything, Everything – By Nicola Yoon

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Author: Nicola Yoon

Release Date: 3rd September 2015

Publisher: Corgi Childrens

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Number of Pages: 320

ISBN: 9780552574235

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.

But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.

Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It’s almost certainly going to be a disaster.


Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy Book 1) – Rae Carson

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Author: Rae Carson

Release Date: 22nd September 2015

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Number of Pages: 432

ISBN: 9780062242914

Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles in the river, nuggets dug up from the forest floor. The buzz of gold means warmth and life and home—until everything is ripped away by a man who wants to control her. Left with nothing, Lee disguises herself as a boy and takes to the trail across the country. Gold was discovered in California, and where else could such a magical girl find herself, find safety?

Walk on Earth a Stranger, the first book in this new trilogy, introduces—as only Rae Carson can—a strong heroine, a perilous road, a fantastical twist, and a slow-burning romance. Includes a map and author’s note on historical research.


Tonight the Streets are Ours – By Leila Sales

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Author: Leila Sales

Release Date: 24th September 2015

Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Number of Pages: 342

ISBN: 9781447284147

From the author of This Song Will Save Your Life comes a funny and relatable book about the hazards of falling for a person you haven’t met yet.

Seventeen-year-old Arden Huntley is recklessly loyal. Taking care of her loved ones is what gives Arden purpose in her life and makes her feel like she matters. But she’s tired of being loyal to people who don’t appreciate her—including her needy best friend and her absent mom.

Arden finds comfort in a blog she stumbles upon called “Tonight the Streets Are Ours,” the musings of a young New York City writer named Peter. When Peter is dumped by the girlfriend he blogs about, Arden decides to take a road trip to see him.

During one crazy night out in NYC filled with parties, dancing, and music—the type of night when anything can happen, and nearly everything does—Arden discovers that Peter isn’t exactly who she thought he was. And maybe she isn’t exactly who she thought she was, either.


Six of Crows – By Leigh Bardugo

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Author: Leigh Bardugo

Release Date: 29th September 2015

Publisher: Orion Children’s Books

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Number of Pages: 480

ISBN: 9781780622279

Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price—and no one knows that better than criminal prodigy Kaz Brekker. Kaz is offered a chance at a deadly heist that could make him rich beyond his wildest dreams. But he can’t pull it off alone…

A convict with a thirst for revenge.

A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager.

A runaway with a privileged past.

A spy known as the Wraith.

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums.

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes.

Six dangerous outcasts. One impossible heist. Kaz’s crew is the only thing that might stand between the world and destruction—if they don’t kill each other first.


Happy Reading xxx

August New Releases/Anticipated Books

These are the new book releases this August. If you need some inspiration or ideas for reading have a look at these books! The release dates on each of the books are for the UK, these might not be the same as the US or International release dates.

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Am I Normal Yet? – By Holly Bourne 

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Author: Holly Bourne

Release Date: August 1st 2015

Publisher: Usborne

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult

Number of Pages: 434

ISBN: 9781409590309

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All Evie wants is to be normal. She’s almost off her meds and at a new college where no one knows her as the girl-who-went-crazy. She’s even going to parties and making friends. There’s only one thing left to tick off her list… But relationships are messy – especially relationships with teenage guys. They can make any girl feel like they’re going mad. And if Evie can’t even tell her new friends Amber and Lottie the truth about herself, how will she cope when she falls in love?


Legacy of Kings – By Eleanor Herman

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Author: Eleanor Herman

Release Date: August 18th 2015

Publisher: Harlequin Teen

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult

Number of Pages: 384

ISBN: 9780373211722

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Imagine a time when the gods turn a blind eye to the agony of men, when the last of the hellions roam the plains and evil stirs beyond the edges of the map. A time when cities burn, and in their ashes, empires rise. Alexander, Macedonia’s sixteen-year-old heir, is on the brink of discovering his fated role in conquering the known world but finds himself drawn to newcomer Katerina, who must navigate the dark secrets of court life while hiding her own mission: kill the Queen. But Kat’s first love, Jacob, will go to unthinkable lengths to win her, even if it means competing for her heart with Hephaestion, a murderer sheltered by the prince. And far across the sea, Zofia, a Persian princess and Alexander’s unmet fiancée, wants to alter her destiny by seeking the famed and deadly Spirit Eaters. Weaving fantasy with the salacious and fascinating details of real history, New York Times bestselling author Eleanor Herman reimagines the greatest emperor the world has ever known: Alexander the Great, in the first book of the Blood of Gods and Royals series.


Until Friday Night – by Abbi Glines 

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Author: Abbi Glines

Release Date: August 25th 2015

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Age Range/Genre: Young Adult

Number of Pages: 352

ISBN: 9781481438865

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To everyone who knows him, West Ashby has always been that guy: the cocky, popular, way-too-handsome-for-his-own-good football god who led Lawton High to the state championships. But while West may be Big Man on Campus on the outside, on the inside he’s battling the grief that comes with watching his father slowly die of cancer. Two years ago, Maggie Carleton’s life fell apart when her father murdered her mother. And after she told the police what happened, she stopped speaking and hasn’t spoken since. Even the move to Lawton, Alabama, couldn’t draw Maggie back out. So she stayed quiet, keeping her sorrow and her fractured heart hidden away. As West’s pain becomes too much to handle, he knows he needs to talk to someone about his father—so in the dark shadows of a post-game party, he opens up to the one girl who he knows won’t tell anyone else. West expected that talking about his dad would bring some relief, or at least a flood of emotions he couldn’t control. But he never expected the quiet new girl to reply, to reveal a pain even deeper than his own—or for them to form a connection so strong that he couldn’t ever let her go…


Happy Reading xxx