Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Just released (U.S.): A Kiss in Time

A Kiss in Time by Alex Flinn was just released in the U.S.

Description: Think you have dating issues? Jack's seventeen, bored, and heartbroken. Talia is pushy, demanding, and selfish. She's also 316 years old - and a princess! Can a kiss transcend all - even time? A modern version of Sleeping Beauty.
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Just released (U.S.): The Princess and the Bear

The Princess and the Bear by Mette Ivie Harrison was just released in the U.S.

Description: He was once a king. She was once a princess. Wary companions, they are sent back to a time when magic went terribly astray. Together, they must right the wrongs caused by this devastating power - if only they can find a way to trust each other. But even as their attraction grows, an old evil resurfaces, and they risk losing each other and destroying magic forever. Sequel to The Princess and the Hound.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Just released (U.S.): Fragile Eternity

Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr was just released in the U.S.

Description: Seth never expected he would want to settle down with anyone—but that was before Aislinn. She is everything he'd ever dreamed of, and he wants to be with her forever. Forever takes on new meaning, though, when your girlfriend is an immortal faery queen. Aislinn never expected to rule the very creatures who'd always terrified her—but that was before Keenan. He stole her mortality to make her a monarch, and now she faces challenges and enticements beyond any she'd ever imagined. In Melissa Marr's third mesmerizing tale of Faerie, Seth and Aislinn struggle to stay true to themselves and each other in a milieu of shadowy rules and shifting allegiances, where old friends become new enemies and one wrong move could plunge the Earth into chaos.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Just released (U.S.): The Dragon of Trelian

The Dragon of Trelian by Michelle Knudsen was just released in the U.S.

Description: Calen, a lonely young mage-to-be, never dreamed that Princess Meglynne would become his friend. And impulsive Meg never imagined that secretly tending a baby dragon would cause her to be "linked" to the winged beast - for life. Being attuned to a dragon's thoughts and feelings is exciting but scary, especially when their destinies are tied (for better or worse). And now Meg's sister is about to marry a prince to end a war between kingdoms, a celebration that only Meg and Calen know is endangered by a murderous plot. How can a girl, a boy, and a dragon merge their magic and strength to bring down a powerful traitor before it's too late?
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Just released (U.S.): The Softwire: Worm Hole Pirates on Orbis 3 (The Softwire book 3)

The Softwire: Worm Hole Pirates on Orbis 3 (The Softwire book 3) by PJ Haarsma was just released in the U.S.

Description: It's not a good sign: before Johnny Turnbull and his fellow knudniks even land on Orbis 3, a band of wormhole pirates invades their shuttle and deliver a cryptic threat to JT. And even though JT and his friends are thrilled to find out that they'll get a reprieve from work this rotation (except for going to school with a bunch of bullying Citizens), JT senses something sinister in the air. Could that be a wormhole pirate he keeps spotting, with an alien skull and crossbones on his arm? Why is Max acting strangely whenever she's around JT? Who is luring JT into a deadly competitive game? And why is his telepathic sister, Ketheria, suddenly getting sick? Prime your neural implant for some nonstop action and intrigue in a new episode starring the first human softwire.
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Just released (U.S.): Stargazer (Evernight book 2)

Stargazer (Evernight book 2) by Claudia Gray was just released in the U.S.

Description: Bianca, the daughter of two vampires, is back for a second year at Evernight Academy. She now understands the violent truth about Lucas: he is a vampire hunter, sworn to destroy her kind. Everyone thinks Bianca has given up her first love and embraced her vampire destiny. But she's keeping dangerous secrets, and she's not the only one. When Evernight is attacked by an evil force that seems to be targeting only her, she discovers that everything she thought she knew about her world is just the beginning.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Just released (U.S.): Starclimber

Starclimber by Kenneth Oppel was just released in the U.S.

Description: Sequel to Airborn and Skybreaker. Both Matt Cruse and Kate de Vries are on the first expedition into outer space on the Starclimber, a vessel that literally climbs into the skies. Suddenly, the ship is surrounded by strange and unsettling creatures. As desperation grows, the crew is forced to battle catastrophic mechanical failure. For Matt, Kate, and the entire crew of the Starclimber, what began as an exciting race to the stars has now turned into a race to save their lives.
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Just released (U.S.): The Singing: The Fourth Book of Pellinor (The Books of Pellinor book 4)

The Singing: The Fourth Book of Pellinor (The Books of Pellinor book 4) by Alison Croggon was just released in the U.S.

Description: In an increasingly battle-ravaged land, Maerad, Cadvan, and Hem desperately search for one another as they make their separate journeys. The Black Army is advancing north, and even as Maerad faces a mighty confrontation with the Landrost to save Innail, all of the Seven Kingdoms are threatened with bitter and devastating defeat. Yet in Maerad and Hem lives the secret to the mysterious Singing, and legend holds that if they release the music of Elidhu together, they have the power to defeat the Nameless One. Can brother and sister find each other in time to fight this all-powerful enemy, and are they strong enough - even reunited - to defeat him before all is lost?
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Forthcoming book (U.S.): Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness book 5)

Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness book 5) by Michelle Paver will be released on June 2, 2009 in the U.S.

Description: When he was outcast, Torak was the hunted one. Nine moons later he becomes the hunter, when he vows to avenge the killing of one of his closest friends. Racked by guilt and grief, he follows the killer into the Deep Forest, where the World Spirit stalks the hidden valleys as a tall man with the antlers of a stag. But there is a rottenness at the heart of the Forest, for its clans have succumbed to the lies of the Soul-Eaters. Here Torak must face fire, war, and overwhelming evil. The fifth book in the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series, Oath Breaker is a story about keeping promises and the true cost of vengeance.
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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Newly released book (U.S.): Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files (Percy Jackson And The Olympians)

Percy Jackson: The Demigod Files (Percy Jackson And The Olympians) by Rick Riordan was just released in the U.S.

Description: How do you handle an encounter with Medusa on the New Jersey interstate? What's the best way to take down a minotaur? Become an expert on everything in Percy's world with this must-have guide to the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Complete with interviews, puzzles, games, and original short stories by Rick Riordan.
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