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Dangerous Creatures (Dangerous Creatures #1) by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown Books For Young Readers
Release date: May 20th 2014
Ridley Duchannes is nobody’s heroine. She’s a Dark Caster, and a Siren. She can make you do things. Anything. You can’t trust her, or yourself, when she’s around. And she’ll be the first to tell you to stay away—especially if you’re going to do something as stupid as fall in love with her. Lucky for Ridley, her wannabe rocker Wesley “Link” Lincoln never listens to anyone.
Echo Boy by Matt Haig
Publisher: Bodley Head Children’s Books
Release date: February 6th 2014
Audrey’s father taught her that to stay human in the modern world, she had to build a moat around herself; a moat of books and music, philosophy and dreams. A moat that makes Audrey different from the echoes: sophisticated, emotionless machines, built to resemble humans and to work for human masters. Daniel is an echo - but he’s not like the others. He feels a connection with Audrey; a feeling Daniel knows he was never designed to have, and cannot explain. And when Audrey is placed in terrible danger, he’s determined to save her.
Evidence of Things Not Seen by Lindsay Lane
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s
Release date: Fall 2014
When high school junior Tommy Smythe goes missing, everyone has a theory about what happened to him. Tommy believes that everything is possible, and that until something can be proven false, it is possibly true. So as long as Tommy’s whereabouts are undetermined, he could literally be anywhere.
NIL by Lynne Matson
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: March 4th 2014
On the mysterious island of Nil, the rules are set. You have exactly 365 days to escape—or you die. Seventeen-year-old Charley doesn’t know the rules. She doesn’t even know where she is. Charley finds no sign of other people until she meets Thad. With Thad’s time running out, Charley realizes that she has to find a way to beat the clock, and quickly.
The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: April 1st 2014
Once they were inseparable, just two little girls playing games in a mighty castle. Now Princess Marie-Victoria, heir to the mightiest empire in the world, and Aelwyn Myrddyn, a bastard mage, face vastly different futures. While the enchanters faithfully serve the crown, the sun will never set on the Franco-British Empire. But when Marie comes to Aelwyn, desperate to escape a life without love, the girls form a perilous plan that endangers not only the entire kingdom but the fate of the monarchy.
Sea of Shadows (Age of Legends #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Release date: April 8th 2014
In the Forest of the Dead, where the empire’s worst criminals are exiled, twin sisters Moria and Ashyn are charged with a dangerous task. For they are the Keeper and the Seeker, and each year they must quiet the enraged souls of the damned. Only this year, the souls will not be quieted. Ambushed and separated by an ancient evil, the sisters’ journey to find each other sends them far from the only home they’ve ever known.
Some Fine Day by Kat Ross
Publisher: Strange Chemistry
Release date: July 1st 2014
Sixteen-year-old Jansin Nordqvist knows three things with absolute certainty. She knows that when the world flooded and civilization retreated deep underground. She knows that the only species to thrive are the toads, a primate/amphibian hybrid with a serious mean streak. She knows there’s no place on Earth where you can hide from the continent-sized storms that have raged for decades. Jansin has been lied to. On all counts. Jansin vows that her former masters will regret making her what she is…
Undiscovered (Unremembered #0.5) by Jessica Brody
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: February 14th 2014
Before the crash of Freedom Airlines flight 121 there was a top-secret research compound hidden deep in the desert. There was a girl held prisoner in a restricted sector. And there was a boy who found her. And risked everything to set her free. In this 100-page novella, told from Zen’s point of view, more secrets are revealed about Seraphina’s forgotten past, the corporation that created her, and the boy who fell in love with her.
Where You’ll Find Me by Erin Fletcher
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 7th 2014
When Hanley Helton discovers a boy living in her garage, she knows she should kick him out. But Nate is too charming to be dangerous. He just needs a place to get away, which Hanley understands. Her own escape methods are more traditional, but who is she to judge? But when Nate’s recognized as the missing teen from the news, Hanley isn’t sure which is worse: that she’s harboring a fugitive, or that she’s in love with one.