Monday Morning Book Buzz

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 December 17th:

Young Adult Fiction

  • Deadly Little Lessons (Touch Series #5) by Laurie Faria Stolarz (12/18/2012) — Finishing her junior year of high school, Camelia leaves family and boyfriend drama behind to attend a summer arts program in Rhode Island, where she must use her power of psychometry to help find a missing girl.
  • The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (12/18/2012) — Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run ‘rehabilitation camp’ for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children. “Ruby is a strong and sympathetic heroine, and the story’s quick-paced action leads to a heartbreaking cliffhanger that will have readers eager for the next book in this planned trilogy.” — Publishers Weekly
  • The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines (12/18/2012) — Sawyer, having had his heart broken after Ashton left him for his best friend, finds a fling with Ashton’s cousin, Lana, who has always been attracted to Sawyer, becoming more complicated when it turns into a game of seduction between them.

General Fiction

This is a particularly slow week; there are no general fiction titles of note being released this week.



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