Welcome to the Monday Morning Book Buzz, a preview of notable books being released this week. Some of them will be added to the Academy Library collection; if you read about a title that you would like added to the collection, let me know by either commenting on this post or by contacting me directly at the Library.
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This week’s releases are listed by category: Young Adult Fiction, General Fiction and Nonfiction. On-sale dates are indicated in parentheses.
Notable New Releases for the week of November 26th:
- Lullaby (Watersong Series #2) by Amanda Hocking (11/27/2012) — With the help of Daniel, Harper is determined to get her younger sister Gemma back from the clutches of a dangerous clique of beautiful girls she has joined, and as Harper continues to search, Gemma’s powers grow along with the temptation to enter her new friends’ magical world.
- The Lucky Ones: A Bright Young Things Novel by Anna Godbersen (11/27/2012) — New Yorker Cordelia Grey is involved in a very public relationship with celebrity pilot Max Darby, Letty Larkspur finally gets a big break in Hollywood, and newly married socialite Astrid Donal finds herself spending little time with her husband.
- Touched by Corrine Jackson (11/27/2012) — Remy O’Malley heals people with touch, but every injury she cures becomes her own. Living in a household with an abusive stepfather, she has treated untold number of broken bones, burns and bruises. But then one night her stepfather goes too far.
- Fragile Darkness (Midnight Dragonfly Series #3) by Ellie James (11/27/2012) — In the wake of tragedy, sixteen-year-old Trinity Monsour loses her psychic visions but still senses danger surrounding a new friend and, as she enters the confusion of the New Orleans party scene, the mercurial Dylan Fourcade is at her side, helping but confusing her at every turn. “Fans of the series will devour this offering and look forward to the promise of additional titles.” — Kirkus Reviews
- The Believing Game by Eireann Corrigan (12/01/2012) — Greer Cannon is a fan of shoplifting and sex until her parents send her to McCracken Hill, an academy for troubled teens. There she meets Addison Bradley and his mentor Joshua, but Greer starts to question everything at McCracken.
- The Black Box (Harry Bosch Series #18) by Michael Connelly (11/26/2012)
- Cold Days (Dresden Files Series #14) by Jim Butcher (11/27/2012)
- The Legend of Broken by Caleb Carr (11/27/2012)
- Not Dead Yet (Roy Grace Series #8) by Peter James (11/27/2012)
- Beautiful Disaster: A Novel by Jamie Mcguire (11/27/2012)
- Margaret Truman’s Experiment in Murder: A Capital Crimes Novel by Donald Bain (11/27/2012)
- Broken Like This: A Novel by Monica Trasandes (11/27/2012)
- Cold City by F. Paul Wilson (11/27/2012)
- Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (11/27/2012)
- The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting by Philip Hensher (11/27/2012)
- The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War by Halik Kochanski (11/27/2012)
- Counting One’s Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by William Shawcross (11/27/2012)
- Start at the End: How Companies Can Grow Bigger and Faster by Reversing Their Business Plan by David Lavinsky (11/27/2012)
- The Law of Divine Compensation: On Work, Money, and Miracles by Marianne Williamson (11/27/2012)
- Mafia Prince: Inside America’s Most Violent Mafia Family and the Bloody Fall of La Cosa Nostra by Phil Leonetti (11/27/2012)
- 1775: A Good Year for Revolution by Kevin Phillips (11/27/2012)
- Extinct Boids by Ralph Steadman and Ceri Levy (11/27/2012)