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New arrivals at Casa Reading Date:
The Darkest Minds and Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken – From Big Honcho Media. I’ve heard good things about this series, and now I get to read books one and two back-to-back.
Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple – From Hachette. I think this book is pretty new to paperback, and it sounds very cute.
Dare Me by Megan Abbott – From Hachette. Also new to paperback, this is a mystery about a cheerleader’s suicide.
Library books – picked up for Cybils:
17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma – A girl has visions of missing 17-year-old girls and fears she might be next.
Fat Angie by e. E. Charlton-Trujillo -Angie deals with bullies at school, depression, and troubles with her family, and a new girl at school sees through to the real Angie.
Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick your Ass by Meg Medina – Piddy is the new girl and immediately gets some unwelcome attention from the school bully, Yacqui.
Wise Young Fool by Sean Beaudoin – Ritchie recounts the year leading up to his stint in juvie.
How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller – This is about an exclusive NYC school that trains criminals.
Crash and Burn by Michael Hassan -Crash halts his classmate Burn’s plan to blow up the school and writes a book all about it.
Far from You by Tess Sharpe – Disney Hyperion/NG – Sophie almost died twice and had a drug problem, so no one believes her when she says she’s clean and had nothing to do with her friend Mina’s death.
Heating Up the Holidays 3-Story Bundle by Lisa Renee Jones, Mary Ann Rivers, Serena Bell – Loveswept/NG. There’s a Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s story in this bundle.
Stir Me Up by Sabrina Elkins – Harlequin Teen/NG. Cami is a French chef’s daughter who has her post-high school life figured out, until she falls for 20-year-old ex-marine Julian.
Unteachable by Leah Raeder – kindle purchase. This book is about a girl who falls for her teacher (before she knows he’s her teacher) and the fallout.
One & Only by Liv Daniels – source: author. Viv Daniels is Diana Peterfreund’s pen name and this New Adult book sounds fabulous.
What exciting new books did you pick up this week?