Thursday, June 4, 2009

Forthcoming book (U.S.): Scream of the White Bears

Scream of the White Bears by David Clement-Davies will be released on January 1, 2010 in the U.S.

Description: In the ice wilds of the fabled north, the lords of the moving mountains have always been the polar bears. Kings of the wild, the white bears have ruled since the beginning of time, believing that they were hurled to earth from the heavens. There is only one creature they fear - man. The polar bears are also haunted by a prophecy, that one day the ice will suddenly cry out and die, causing the fish to float and the seals to flee. Then, as a result, one will be born among them - a white cub with one black paw who can hear the very beating of the polar heart. It is he who will lead his kind, and the whole world, to safety.
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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Just released (U.S.): Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness book 5)

Oath Breaker (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness book 5) by Michelle Paver was just released 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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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Just released (U.S.): Hunger: A Gone Novel (Gone book 2)

Hunger: A Gone Novel (Gone book 2) by Michael Grant was just released in the U.S.

Description: The food ran out weeks ago. Kids are starving, but no one wants to come up with a solution. And each day, more and more kids are evolving, developing supernatural abilities that set them apart from the kids without powers. Tension rises, and when an unthinkable tragedy occurs, chaos descends upon the town. It's the normal kids against the mutants. Each kid is out for himself, and even the good ones turn murderous. But a larger problem looms. The Darkness, a sinister creature that has lived buried deep in the hills, begins calling to some of the teens in the FAYZ. Calling to them, guiding them, manipulating them. The Darkness has awakened. And it is hungry.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Just released (U.S.): The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson And The Olympians book 5)

The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson And The Olympians book 5) by Rick Riordan was just released in the U.S.

Description: All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.
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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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