THE WORLD WITHOUT US by Robin Stevenson
Released: Feb. 15, 2015

"Dialogue bobbles aside, commendably on topic. (Fiction. 12-16)"
Jeremy is trying to talk Melody into jumping off the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Florida at the opening of this look at both what motivates someone to suicide and how people cope with the aftermath of a failed attempt. Read full book review >
SOULPRINT by Megan Miranda
Released: Feb. 12, 2015

"A perfectly competent thriller for those who can suspend disbelief. (Thriller. 14-18)"
One of life's great ethical questions is considered in this novel, with mixed results. Read full book review >

FINDING THE WORM by Mark Goldblatt
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Goldblatt's outstanding tale ponders a timeless, universal dilemma as a remarkable boy seeks to reconcile the heartbreak and uplift that punctuate his life. (Fiction. 11-14)"
Goldblatt's sequel to Twerp (2013) chronicles the momentous events of Julian's seventh-grade year.Read full book review >
REBELLION by Stephanie Diaz
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Implausibly unintelligent characters populate this tired plot. (Science fiction. 12-17)"
Clementine must rally resistance against an evil government. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Not exactly a high-tension page-turner, but an entertaining escapade with an offbeat whiff. (multiple afterwords) (Mystery. 9-14)"
Teenage spy-in-training Ruby Redfort sniffs out something rotten in the town of Twinford in her third outing. Read full book review >

WHEN REASON BREAKS by Cindy L. Rodriguez
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A sharply drawn, emotionally resonant tale of two girls—one gripped by uncontrollable rage, the other by unrelenting numbness—that will speak to many teens. (Fiction. 12-18)"
Two young women struggle with family and school pressure, finding support in a kind, principled teacher in this contemporary novel featuring alternating narrators. Read full book review >
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Recommended for reality TV fans and genealogy buffs. (Thriller. 12-15)"
After she's caught escaping her harsh boarding school, Avery reluctantly enters the competition devised by her imperious grandmother to determine who among the mostly despicable VanDemere clan will inherit the family business and fortune. Read full book review >
UTOPIA, IOWA by Brian Yansky
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Alas, not as much fun as it should be. (Paranormal mystery. 12-16)"
A small town's population is paranormally gifted in this new mystery. Read full book review >
PAPER THINGS by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A thoughtful and moving exploration of homelessness. (Fiction. 10-14)"
There is no safety net for Ari. Read full book review >
THE SHADOW CABINET by Maureen Johnson
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Creepy, tense and wonderful: Don't expect to put this down once it's begun—but be sure to begin with The Name of the Star (2011). (Supernatural thriller. 13-18)"
Transplanted Southerner Rory must once again save London, but this time her foes aren't all completely dead. Read full book review >
THE COTTAGE IN THE WOODS by Katherine Coville
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"An ambitious but awkward mashup of nursery-tale whimsy, Gothic tropes and modern didactic moralism. (Fantasy. 10-16)"
Jane Eyre meets the Three Bears. Read full book review >
PROMPOSAL by Rhonda Helms
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Chick lit to the max. (Fiction. 12-18)"
High schoolers try to outdo one another in elaborate, romantic ways to pitch invitations to the prom. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Gabrielle Zevin
March 3, 2015

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over—and see everything anew. “Zevin writes characters who grow and prosper,” our reviewer writes, “in a narrative that is sometimes sentimental, sometimes funny, sometimes true to life and always entertaining.” View video >