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Nya YA-boksläpp i veckan!

12 Sep

Undrar om det är betydligt fler boksläpp på hösten för denna vecka är det hela 24(!) intressanta titlar som har hamnat under min radar. Hur mycket som helst ju! Varsågod och njut 🙂

Titel: A Plague Year
Författare: Edward Bloor

“It’s 2001 and zombies have taken over Tom’s town. Meth zombies. The drug rips through Blackwater, PA, with a ferocity and a velocity that overwhelms everyone.

Tom’s always been focused on getting out of his depressing coal mining town, on planning his escape to a college somewhere sunny and far away. But as bits of his childhood erode around him, he finds it’s not so easy to let go. With the selfless heroism of the passengers on United Flight 93 that crashed nearby fresh in his mind and in his heart, Tom begins to see some reasons to stay, to see that even lost causes can be worth fighting for.”

Zombiebok! Låter lagom intressant.

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Titel: After Obsession 
Författare: Carrie Jones & Steven E. Wedel 

“Aimee and Alan have secrets. Both teens have unusual pasts and abilities they prefer to keep hidden. But when they meet each other, in a cold Maine town, they can’t stop their secrets from spilling out. Strange things have been happening lately, and they both feel that something-or someone- is haunting them. They’re wrong. Despite their unusual history and powers, it’s neither Aimee nor Alan who is truly haunted. It’s Alan’s cousin Courtney who, in a desperate plea to find her missing father, has invited a demon into her life-and into her body. Only together can Aimee and Alan exorcise the ghost. And they have to move quickly, before it devours not just Courtney but everything around her.”

Ojoj, här har både tjejen och killen övernaturliga krafter. Hur ofta händer det?

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Titel: All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky
Författare: Joe R. Lansdale

“Jack Catcher’s parents are dead—his mom died of sickness and his dad of a broken heart—and he has to get out of Oklahoma, where dust storms have killed everything green, hopeful, or alive. When former classmate Jane and her little brother Tony show up in his yard with plans to steal a dead neighbor’s car and make a break for Texas, Jack doesn’t need much convincing. But a run-in with one of the era’s most notorious gangsters puts a crimp in Jane’s plan, and soon the three kids are hitching the rails among hoboes, gangsters, and con men, racing to warn a carnival wrestler turned bank robber of the danger he faces and, in the process, find a new home for themselves.”

Personligen gillar jag inte berättelser deppiga berättelser om angsty tonåringar, men det finns säkert folk som gillar den här.

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Titel: All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky
Författare: Elizabeth Scott 

“Ava is welcomed home from the hospital by a doting mother, lively friends, and a crush finally beginning to show interest. There’s only one problem: Ava can’t remember any of them – and can’t shake the eerie feeling that she’s not who they say she is.

Ava struggles to break through her amnesiac haze as she goes through the motions of high-school life, but the memories that surface take place in a very different world, where Ava and familiar-faced friends are under constant scrutiny and no one can be trusted. Ava doesn’t know what to make of these visions, or of the boy who is at the center of them all, until he reappears in her life and offers answers… but only in exchange for her trust.”

Coolt omslag, och spännande baksidetext.

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Titel: Away
Serie: The Line 2
Författare: Teri Hall

“After crossing the Line, Rachel finds herself in a world where survival is never guaranteed – a world where bizarre creatures roam the woods and people have strange abilities. Everything has gone to ruin Away and the survivors have banded into warring clans. Rachel finds her father being held prisoner by a tribe of Others, and she and her new friends set out to rescue him. But when they cross back over the Line, Rachel and Pathik make a foolish decision, bringing them into further danger that can only be resolved with an unthinkable sacrifice.”

Inte hört talats om denna serie innan men den verkar vara något för mig.

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Titel: Blood Wounds 
Författare: Susan Beth Pfeffer 

“Willa is lucky: She has a loving blended family that gets along. Not all families are so fortunate. But when a bloody crime takes place hundreds of miles away, it has an explosive effect on Willa’s peaceful life. The estranged father she hardly remembers has murdered his new wife and children, and is headed east toward Willa and her mother.

Under police protection, Willa discovers that her mother has harbored secrets that are threatening to boil over. Has everything Willa believed about herself been a lie? As Willa sets out to untangle the mysteries of her past, she keeps her own secret—one that has the potential to tear her family apart.”

Något jag har lärt mig idag: Googla INTE på “Blood Wounds” och välj bilder,eww.

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Titel: Circle Nine
Författare: Anne Heltzel

“She knows only Sam, a mysterious teenage boy. He is her sole companion; her whole life. She was born, already a teenager, lying outside a burning building in soot-stained clothes, remembering nothing, not even her name. He showed her the necklace she had on, the one that named her: Abby. Sam brought her to live in his cave-palace, where he gives her everything she needs. He loves her. He protects her from the world outside, from everyone who wants to hurt them, like the denizens of Circle Nine, Dante’s deepest circle of hell. But even in a charmed, brand-new life like Abby’s, change will come. Sam falls ill. A new girl comes to stay, and Abby begins to question Sam’s devotion. With doubt comes emotional turmoil, changes in perception, and glimpses of her past identity. In this courageous psychological thriller, Abby tells the story of living her new life and discovering her old one, while grappling with an ever-changing reality.”

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Titel: Dead End in Norvelt 
Författare: Jack Gantos 

“Melding the entirely true and the wildly fictional, Dead End in Norvelt is a novel about an incredible two months for a kid named Jack Gantos, whose plans for vacation excitement are shot down when he is “grounded for life” by his feuding parents, and whose nose spews bad blood at every little shock he gets. But plenty of excitement (and shocks) are coming Jack’s way once his mom loans him out to help a fiesty old neighbor with a most unusual chore—typewriting obituaries filled with stories about the people who founded his utopian town. As one obituary leads to another, Jack is launced on a strange adventure involving molten wax, Eleanor Roosevelt, twisted promises, a homemade airplane, Girl Scout cookies, a man on a trike, a dancing plague, voices from the past, Hells Angels . . . and possibly murder.”

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Titel: Down the Mysterly River
Författare: Bill Willingham & Mark Buckingham 

“Max “the Wolf” is a top notch Boy Scout, an expert at orienteering and a master of being prepared. So it is a little odd that he suddenly finds himself, with no recollection of his immediate past, lost in an unfamiliar wood. Even odder still, he encounters a badger named Banderbrock, a black bear named Walden, and McTavish the Monster (who might also be an old barn cat)—all of whom talk—and who are as clueless as Max.

Before long, Max and his friends are on the run from a relentless group of hunters and their deadly hounds. Armed with powerful blue swords and known as the Blue Cutters, these hunters capture and change the very essence of their prey. For what purpose, Max can’t guess. But unless he can solve the mystery of the strange forested world he’s landed in, Max may find himself and his friends changed beyond recognition, lost in a lost world… ”

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Titel: Drink, Slay, Love 
Författare: Sarah Beth Durst 

“Pearl is a sixteen-year-old vampire… fond of blood, allergic to sunlight, and mostly evil… until the night a sparkly unicorn stabs her through the heart with his horn. Oops.

Her family thinks she was attacked by a vampire hunter (because, obviously, unicorns don’t exist), and they’re shocked she survived. They’re even more shocked when Pearl discovers she can now withstand the sun. But they quickly find a way to make use of her new talent. The Vampire King of New England has chosen Pearl’s family to host his feast. If Pearl enrolls in high school, she can make lots of human friends and lure them to the King’s feast – as the entrees.

The only problem? Pearl’s starting to feel the twinges of a conscience. How can she serve up her new friends—especially the cute guy who makes her fangs ache—to be slaughtered? Then again, she’s definitely dead if she lets down her family. What’s a sunlight-loving vamp to do?”

Åhhh, vill läsa!

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Titel: Every You, Every Me
Författare: David Levithan & Jonathan Farmer

“In this high school-set psychological tale, a tormented teen named Evan starts to discover a series of unnerving photographs—some of which feature him. Someone is stalking him . . . messing with him . . . threatening him. Worse, ever since his best friend Ariel has been gone, he’s been unable to sleep, spending night after night torturing himself for his role in her absence. And as crazy as it sounds, Evan’s starting to believe it’s Ariel that’s behind all of this, punishing him. But the more Evan starts to unravel the mystery, the more his paranoia and insomnia amplify, and the more he starts to unravel himself.”

Jag gillar psykologiska böcker så den här måste jag skriva upp.

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Titel: Fateful 
Författare: Claudia Gray 

“IIt’s about a servant girl named Tess in 1912, who wants to escape from the house where she works, and most particularly the lecherous young lord of the manor. But that’s not her biggest problem. While on a voyage to America, where she plans to escape and start a new life, she meets Alec, who’s ruggedly handsome, fabulously wealthy, intelligent and yet so clearly troubled that she’d rather not fall for him, but she does. That also is not her biggest problem. Alec, it turns out, is a werewolf … one cursed to change every night, unless and until he surrenders his independence and joins the Brotherhood, a pack of violently misogynistic werewolves who have been tracking him for months. You’d think that would be their biggest problem, wouldn’t you?

But no. Their biggest problem — though they don’t know it yet – is that they’re aboard the RMS Titanic.”

Oj, Titanic är ju inte den mest lämpliga platsen för en paranormal romance. Gillar idén.

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Titel: Frost
Författare: Marianna Baer

“Leena Thomas’s senior year at boarding school begins with a shock: Frost House, her cozy dorm of close friends, has been assigned an unexpected roommate: confrontational, eccentric Celeste Lazar. But while Leena’s anxiety about a threat to her sanctuary proves valid, it becomes less and less clear whether the threat lies with her new roommate, within Leena’s own mind, or within the very nature of Frost House itself. Mysterious happenings in the dorm, an intense triangle between Leena, Celeste, and Celeste’s brother, and the reawakening of childhood fears, all push Leena to take increasingly desperate measures to feel safe. Frost is the story of a haunting. As to whether the demons are supernatural or psychological . . . well, which answer would let you sleep at night?”

Den här verkar också passa mig.

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Titel: Glow 
Serie: Sky Chasers 1
Författare: Amy Kathleen Ryan 

“Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth’s collapse, the ship’s crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader’s efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don’t know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them…

Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he’s the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.”

Kul med en science fiction bok.

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Titel: Going Underground
Författare: Susan Vaught

“Del is a good kid who’s been caught in horrible circumstances. At seventeen, he’s trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast-and a felon. As a result, he can’t get into college; the only job he can find is digging graves; and when he finally meets a girl he might fall in love with, there’s a sea of complications that threatens to bring the world crashing down around him again. But what has Del done? In flashbacks to Del’s fourteenth year, we slowly learn the truth: his girlfriend texted him a revealing photo of herself, a teacher confiscated his phone, and soon the police were involved.”

Haha, älskar omslaget. Påminner om teveserien Pushing Daisies.

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Titel:  Istället för att bara skrika 
Författare: Elin Nilsson 

“När Andrea kommer hem från skolan hittar hon ett märkligt brev utan avsändare i brevlådan. Det är till mamman, men Andrea kan inte låta bli att öppna det. Brevet innehåller fyra täta rader text, och de är hotfulla. Tillsammans med sin syster och klasskompisen Molly bestämmer sig Andrea för att ta reda på hur allt ligger till. Det blir en kamp mot klockan och under resans gång nystas välbevarade familjehemligheter upp.”

En av två intressanta svenska ungdomsböcker som kommer att släppas under veckan.

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Titel: Modelland
Författare: Tyra Banks

“No one gets in without being asked. And with her untamable hair, large forehead, and gawky body, Tookie De La Crème isn’t expecting an invitation. Modelland—the exclusive, mysterious place on top of the mountain—never dares to make an appearance in her dreams. But someone has plans for Tookie. Before she can blink her mismatched eyes, Tookie finds herself in the very place every girl in the world obsesses about. And three unlikely girls have joined her.

Thrown into a world where she doesn’t seem to belong, Tookie glimpses a future that could be hers—if she survives the beastly Catwalk Corridor and terrifying Thigh-High Boot Camp. Or could it? Dark rumors like silken threads swirl around the question of why Tookie and her new friends were selected… and the shadows around Modelland hide sinister secrets.”

Jag älskar Americas Next Top Model men jag vet faktiskt inte om jag vill läsa den här boken. omg, thigh-high boot camp? Eh? Tyra Banks har försökt slå sig igenom som skådespelare, sångare, talk-show och nu har hon kommit till författarskap. Måste säga att jag är imponerad av hennes ambitioner även om hon inte alltid lyckas.

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Titel: Perfect 
Serie: Impulse 2
Författare: Ellen Hopkins 

“Cara’s parents’ unrealistic expectations have already sent her twin brother Conner spiraling toward suicide. For her, perfect means rejecting their ideals to take a chance on a new kind of love. Kendra covets the perfect face and body—no matter what surgeries and drugs she needs to get there. To score his perfect home run—on the field and off—Sean will sacrifice more than he can ever win back. And Andre realizes that to follow his heart and achieve his perfect performance, he’ll be living a life his ancestors would never have understood.

Everyone wants to be perfect, but when perfection loses its meaning, how far will you go? What would you give up to be perfect?”

Den här verkar också bra.

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Titel: Phoenix Bok
Serie: Beautiful Dead 4
Författare: Eden Maguire

“Vad är det som händer på Ellerton High? Fyra dödsfall på mindre än ett år. Gåtorna kring Jonas, Summers och Arizonas tragiska dödsfall har fått sin lösning. Turen har kommit till Phoenix och det är med dubbla känslor och ett blödande hjärta som Darina söker sanningen om knivbråket som ändade hans unga liv. Hon står inför sitt livs svåraste beslut, avgörandets stund.

Att hjälpa sin älskade Phoenix över till andra sidan är ju att hjälpa honom bort från hennes egen värld, mot ett slutligt avsked. Eller kan kärleken övervinna döden? ”

Sista boken i serien på svenska. Vad jag tyckte om första boken kan ni läsa här.

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Titel: So Silver Bright
Serie: Theatre Illuminata 3
Författare: Lisa Mantchev 

“All Beatrice Shakespeare Smith has ever wanted is a true family of her own. And she’s close to reuniting her parents when her father disappears. Now Bertie must deal with a  vengeful sea goddess and a mysterious queen as she tries to keep her family – and the Theatre Illuminata – from crumbling. To complicate it all, Bertie is torn between her two loves, Ariel and Nate.”

Sista boken i serien. Så otroligt vackra omslag denna serie har. Jag ska köpa böckerna bara för omslagens skull.

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Titel: The Isle of Blood
Serie: The Monstrumologist 3
Författare: Richard Yancey

“When Dr. Warthrop goes hunting the “Holy Grail of Monstrumology” with his eager new assistant, Arkwright, he leaves Will Henry in New York. Finally, Will can enjoy something that always seemed out of reach: a normal life with a real family. But part of Will can’t let go of Dr. Warthrop, and when Arkwright returns claiming that the doctor is dead, Will is devastated – and not convinced.

Determined to discover the truth, Will travels to London, knowing that if he succeeds, he will be plunging into depths of horror worse than anything he has experienced so far. His journey will take him to Socotra, the Isle of Blood, where human beings are used to make nests and blood rains from the sky – and will put Will Henry’s loyalty to the ultimate test.”

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Titel: Wisdom’s Kiss 
Författare: Catherine Gilbert Murdock 

“Princess Wisdom, known as Dizzy, longs for a life of adventure far beyond the staid old kingdom of Montagne.

Tips, a soldier, longs to keep his true life secret from his family.

Fortitude, an orphaned maid, longs only for Tips.

These three passionate souls might just attain their dreams while preserving Montagne from certain destruction, if only they can tolerate each other long enough to come up with a plan. Tough to save the world when you can’t even be in the same room together.”

Hehe, omslaget får mig att tänka på Sabrina Tonårshäxan.

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Titel: Wonderstruck
Författare: Brian Selznick

“Set fifty years apart, two independent stories – Ben’s told in words and Rose’s in pictures – weave back and forth with mesmerizing symmetry.

Ever since his mom died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. He is searching for someone, but he is not sure who. She is searching for something, but she is not sure what.

When Ben finds a mysterious clue hidden in his mom’s room, When a tempting opportunity presents itself to Rose.

Both children risk everything to find what’s missing.”

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Titel:  You Have Seven Messages 
Författare: Stewart Lewis 

“It’s been a year since Luna’s mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in the East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still struggling with grief.

When Luna goes to clean out her mother’s old studio, she’s stunned to find her mom’s cell phone there—charged and holding seven unheard messages. As Luna begins to listen to them, she learns more about her mother’s life than she ever wanted to know . . . and she comes to realize that the tidy tale she’s been told about her mother’s death may not be the whole truth.”

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Phew, det var alla. Hoppas att nån läser det här för det har tagit mer än 1 timme att sammanställa listan. Boken jag är mest nyfiken på är Drink, slay, love.

Vilka böcker vill ni läsa?

 
7 Comments

Posted by on September 12, 2011 in Veckans YA-boksläpp

 

7 responses to “Nya YA-boksläpp i veckan!

  1. Andréa

    September 12, 2011 at 15:35

    Fateful, har läst så otroliga reviews på den att jag bara måste ha den …

     
  2. Fia Filur

    September 12, 2011 at 19:39

    Drink slay love verkar spännande! Funderar på om titeln är en lek på eat pray love av Elizabeth Gilbert, eller om det är ett sammanträffande.
    Åh, So silver bright, sååå sött omslag!
    Direkt när jag såg titeln på David Levithans bok kom jag att tänka på en låt som är med i filmen En djävulsk romans. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZlD9mBel8U&ob=av2e
    Eftersom Levithan ofta skriver om musik undrar man ju om det är avsiktligt. Jag tycker iaf låten är bra.

     
    • boktycke

      September 12, 2011 at 19:44

      haha jag tänkte mer på schizofrener när jag läste titeln på Levithans bok. En djävulsk romans har jag sett, men jag kommer inte alls ihåg den låten. Gillar låten.

      Omslagen för böckerna i Theatre Illuminata vill jag förstora och ha som tavlor i lägenheten. Älskar stilen.

       
  3. Bina

    September 12, 2011 at 19:58

    Skrattade högt åt Modelland, nästan så man måste läsa för att se om den är lika knäpp som den låter ^^

     
    • boktycke

      September 12, 2011 at 20:17

      Haha, den låter ju så hemsk. Sen är den säkert inspirerad av Americas Next Top Model. Skulle inte förvåna mig om man hittar en bitch, en nörd, en girl next door och de andra stereotyperna.

       
      • Bina

        September 12, 2011 at 21:13

        Intressant om det faktiskt är en bra historia och inte bara Top Model i bokform. Men stereotyperna klarar jag mig fortfarande utan.

         
  4. smartasanna

    September 13, 2011 at 18:05

    Tycker det är gymt av dig att hålla koll på så många böcker. Det skulle jag aldrig orka xD

     

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