bright before sunrise

Maybe loneliness is an acquired taste, or maybe it’s like plunging your hand in ice water—it hurts like hell in the beginning, and then you go numb.
—  Tiffany Schmidt, Bright Before Sunrise
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A masterpost of YA books (and a few crossover MG titles) to be released in February 2014.  Check out this month’s new releases below.  Feel free to use this as a guide to this month’s releases - but please do not repost it in its entirety elsewhere.  If you found this masterpost helpful, a like, reblog, or link back to Paperback’d would be much appreciated! If you know of a YA book to be released this month that isn’t on the list, drop me a message and I’ll update it!

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The ferocity with which I want her scares the hell out of me. I want to know her favourite candies. And colors, if she’s a good driver, a reality TV watcher, and as horrible with sports equipment as she says. I want to know more stories about her dad. And her favourite cereal, how she really likes her pizza, and the type of music she can’t help but sing along with. I want to her a scary movie with her and see proof that she’s not afraid. I want to find out what she is scared of, if she doesn’t know the answers to these questions, then I want to be there when she figures it all out.

I want.

Her.

—  Bright Before Sunrise by Timmy Schmidt