COLONIAL MADNESS by Jo Whittemore
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"The history goes down easy, with lots of laughs. (Fiction. 9-13)"
Tori and her mom must live in the past in order to win a desperately needed inheritance. Read full book review >
PAPER THINGS by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
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 >

ONE WITCH AT A TIME by Stacy DeKeyser
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"A satisfying, stand-alone sequel that will certainly send readers back to read The Brixen Witch (2012). (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Magic beans, a boy brave enough to confer with witches and a girl strong enough to defy a tyrant are the ingredients for another original tale with familiar folklore roots. 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
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
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 >
MY HEART AND OTHER BLACK HOLES by Jasmine Warga
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Earnest and heartfelt. (author's note, resources) (Fiction. 13-17)"
Two teenagers make a suicide pact in this poignant, first-person debut. Read full book review >
ALL THAT BURNS by Ryan Graudin
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Fluffier than the series opener but still appealing for fans. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Magic and monarchy collide in this romantic fantasy, a sequel to All that Glows (2014).Read full book review >
MONSTROUS by MarcyKate Connolly
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"The story may be spun with classic DNA, but in the end, it's sluggish and overwrought. (Fantasy. 12-14)"
A monster's search for identity and redemption, with betrayal, lies and madness at its core. Read full book review >
JACK & LOUISA by Andrew Keenan-Bolger
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"Theater fans will eat this up, but it's unlikely to find a wider audience. (Fiction. 10-14)"
When Jack Goodrich, a 12-year-old Broadway actor, moves from New York City to Shaker Heights, Ohio, he decides to reinvent himself—but his new neighbor and classmate, musical aficionado Louisa Benning, is determined to lure him into a local production. Read full book review >
THE INCREDIBLE SPACE RAIDERS FROM SPACE! by Wesley King
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"If readers wanted to describe this book in Internet terms, they would be emoticons: wide-eyed surprise, tears at a few late revelations and many smiley faces at the end. (Science fiction. 8-12)"
Jonah Hillcrest is not exactly a Marty Stu. Read full book review >
UNSPEAKABLE by Michelle K. Pickett
Released: Feb. 10, 2015

"An insightful cautionary tale. (Fiction. 12-18)"
A high school senior struggles to survive serious physical and emotional abuse. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Pierce Brown
author of GOLDEN SON
February 17, 2015

With shades of The Hunger Games, Ender’s Game, and Game of Thrones, Pierce Brown’s genre-defying Red Rising hit the ground running. The sequel, Golden Son, continues the saga of Darrow, a rebel battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom. As a Red, Darrow grew up working the mines deep beneath the surface of Mars, enduring backbreaking labor while dreaming of the better future he was building for his descendants. But the Society he faithfully served was built on lies. Darrow’s kind have been betrayed and denied by their elitist masters, the Golds—and their only path to liberation is revolution. “Stirring—and archetypal—stuff,” our reviewer writes. View video >