the signs as star quotes
  • Aries: “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.” —Carl Sagan
  • Taurus: “Each star is a mirror reflecting the truth inside you.” —Aberjhani
  • Gemini: "The cosmos is within us. We are made of star-stuff. We are a way for the universe to know itself.” —Carl Sagan
  • Cancer: “Yours is the light by which my spirit's born: - you are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.” —e. e. cummings
  • Leo: “There is no shortage of fault to be found amid our stars.” —John Green
  • Virgo: “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” —Lisa Mantchev
  • Libra: “Stars are the scars of the universe.” —Ricky Maye
  • Scorpio: “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Sagittarius: “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” —J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Capricorn: “Non est ad astra mollis e terris via." (”There is no easy way from the earth to the stars.”) —Seneca
  • Aquarius: “Are we human because we gaze at the stars, or do we gaze at the stars because we are human?” —Neil Gaiman
  • Pisces: “Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light; I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” —Sarah Williams

Here’s a selection of new YA novels hitting shelves this week! For lists of weekly releases and all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our weekly newsletter!


All the Major Constellations by Pratima Cranse
Publisher: Viking
Release date: November 10th
When a terrible accident leaves him without the companionship of his two best friends, Andrew is cast adrift and alone—until his long-time crush Laura unexpectedly offers him comfort.

The August Five by Jenna Helland
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: November 10th
When Tommy rescues Tamsin during an attack organized by a group of rebels known as the August Five, he starts to question the motives of the Zunft, who hold all the power in his world.

Autumn’s Kiss (Autumn Falls #2) by Bella Thorne
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 10th
Autumn Falls never imagined junior year would be so flirty. The wish-granting diary her father left her stopped working, leaving Autumn to decode what’s going on with her and Sean on her own.

Consent by Nancy Ohlin
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: November 10th
The bond between a high school senior and her music teacher becomes a public scandal that threatens their reputations, and the risk of discovery carries unexpected surprises.

Da Vinci’s Tiger by L.M. Elliott
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: November 10th
When Ginevra de’ Benci poses for a portrait by a young Leonardo da Vinci their meeting inspires an intimate connection between them—one Ginevra can only begin to understand.

Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: November 10th
After witnessing a lethal crime, Stella Gordon is sent to the middle of nowhere for her own safety. But the threat to her life increases—because her enemies are actually closer than she thinks.

Darkness Hidden (The Name of the Blade #2) by Zoe Marriott
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: November 10th
Against all odds, Mio has defeated the evil Nekomata and seen her love, Shinobu, restored to life. But Mio’s unsettling connection to the katana has grown more frightening.

For the Record by Charlotte Huang
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 10th
Chelsea thought she knew what being a rock star was like… until she became one. After losing a TV talent show, she slid back into small-town anonymity. But one phone call changed everything.

Hello? By Liza Wiemer
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: November 10th
Linked and transformed by one phone call, Hello? weaves together five Wisconsin teens’ stories into a compelling narrative of friendship and family, loss and love, heartbreak and healing.

Hybrid (The Domino Project #2) by K.T. Hanna
Publisher: Amaranthine Press
Release date: November 10th
As Sai recovers from her life-threatening injuries, she struggles to piece together her relationship with Dom. He fights the parasite within, freed from the other Dominos in his head.

If Only by Richard Paul Evans
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: November 10th
Eric is having a hard time adjusting to his family’s move from California to Utah. Then he meets Grace - his classmate and a runaway – and hides her in the clubhouse in his backyard.

Kiss Kill Love Him Still by Jamie Blair & Dawn Rae Miller
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: November 10th
Jackson Landis is dead, and no one knows how or why. Especially not the four girls whose secrets he protected. Secrets so scandalous they could cause each girl to lose something valuable.

The Midnight Hour (The Violet Hour #0.5) by Andrea L. Wells
Publisher: K D Publishing
Release date: November 10th
A prequel to The Violet Hour, this novella is Michelle’s story of a plan eleven years in the making gone horribly wrong. When destiny makes its demands, sometimes the strongest don’t survive.

Serendipity’s Footsteps by Suzanne Nelson
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 10th
From Nazi Germany to a modern-day orphanage in the American South, three girls separated by decades and thousands of miles are about to give up when a pair of shoes binds them all together.

Sidekick by Natalie Whipple
Publisher: Whipple House
Release date: November 10th
Russ is tired of coming in second to his best friend, Garret. Whether it’s in sports, in school, or with girls, he can never get ahead. Something has to change. When a new girl arrives he sees his chance.

Soundless by Richelle Mead
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: November 10th
For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village. But after her entire existence is plunged into crisis Fei is awoken by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Sugar Skulls by Lisa Mantchev & Glenn Dallas
Publisher: Skyscape
Release date: November 10th
Welcome to Cyrene, a city where energy is currency and music is the lifeblood of its young citizens. Vee is the lead singer of the Sugar Skulls, an all-girl band that is Corporate’s newest pet project.

This Way Home by Wes Moore & Shawn Goodman
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 10th
When Elijah Thomas and his basketball teammates take a stand against Blood Street Nation, a sinister street gang, by refusing to wear their colors, their actions come at a terrible cost.

Triple Moon (Summer on East End #1) by Melissa de la Cruz
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 10th
After they cause a terrible accident at their old high school, twin witches Mardi and Molly Overbrook are sent to live with their “Aunt” on Long Island’s mist-shrouded East End.

Unforgiven (Fallen #5) by Lauren Kate
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 10th
Cam has spent more time in Hell than any angel ever should. And his freshest Hell is high school, where Lilith, the girl he can’t stop loving, is serving out a punishment for his crimes.

Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: November 10th
Together with Linh Cinder, and her allies, Princess Winter might have the power to launch a revolution against her stepmother, Queen Levana, and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

Young Widows Club by Alexandra Coutts
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: November 10th
When 17-year-old Tam, marries her boyfriend only to become a widow weeks later, the shell-shocked teen must find her way forward by going back to the life she thought she’d moved beyond.

Dead Ringer by Jessie Rosen
Publisher: Full Fathom Five
Release date: November 11th
From the moment Laura Rivers steps foot into Englewood High, she notices the stares. Laura has a doppelgänger, and it isn’t just anyone—it’s Sarah Castro-Tanner, the girl who killed herself.

Movie Game by Michael Ebner
Publisher: Pen and Picture
Release date: November 15th
It’s been three years since Joe’s father vanished. Now seventeen, he is too distracted by his secret girlfriend to notice that government agents are watching him in case his dad makes contact.


A masterpost of YA books (and a few crossover MG titles) to be released in December 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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Weekly YA Spotlight: A selection of the most anticipated new YA novels released this week (10/11 - 16/11)

Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer ✤ November 10th

Soundless by Richelle Mead ✤ November 10th

Sugar Skulls by Lisa Mantchev & Glenn Dallas ✤ November 10th

Da Vinci’s Tiger by L.M. Elliott ✤ November 10th

Young Widows Club by Alexandra Coutts ✤ November 10th

Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick ✤ November 10th

Check out the rest of this month’s new YA releases here!