Thursday, June 27, 2013

What We're Reading!

We haven't updated you on what you can expect to see review-wise on the blog lately. This time, we received a lot from Random House, a few from HarperCollins, one from Macmillan, and one from Penguin. We're going to begin getting the rest of our fall and some of our winter ARCs soon, so stay tuned for those! If there's anything you're especially excited about, let us know in the comments! 

Middle Grade
The Twistrose Key by Tone Almhjell 

Young Adult
Snapshot by Angie Stanton 
Rock and a Hard Place by Angie Stanton
The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider 
Teardrop by Lauren Kate
The Eye of Minds by James Dashner 
Steelheart Brandon Sanderson 
Promise Bound by Anne Greenwood Brown
Resist by Sarah Crossan 
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Asylum by Madeline Roux 
Heartbeat by Elizabeth Scott 
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater 

Adult but Young Adult Crossover
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt 
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Kiss Me First by Lottie Maggach 
Alex by Pierre Lemaitre 
Night Film by Marisha Pessl 

What will you be reading?

Happy reading!
The (YA) Bookcase


  1. *gasp* So many books I haven't heard about!

    The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider: I remember the original title and cover! It was unique...but I can see why they had to change it. Teens on a swing in a dangerous position...and severed heads can sound scary. BUT I STILL REALLY WANNA KNOW WHAT PART SEVERED HEADS HAS TO DO WITH THE STORY. Now I'm just like "meh, just another contemporary cover with another contemporary title. NEXT!"

    Asylum by Madeline Roux: One I haven't heard of before this post, so I looked it up on Goodreads...and what happened to this book? It isn't even out yet, and it's already having such low ratings. O_O Apparently it's for fans of Miss. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and that sounds interesting.

    The Eye of Minds by James Dashner: OOO! I didn't know he has a new series. Not a enjoyed Maze Runner, but reviews from friends convinced me not to continue the series (when I found out I wouldn't be getting answers to plot holes,) but VIRTUAL REALITY? I'm in.

    Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol Rifka Brunt: Saw this one on a LOT of Best of The Year lists. Plus, the cover is also one of the best I've seen last year...definitely want to see what you guys think of it. I think I was planning to pick it up from the library, but I shirked away because of the long wait list. And somewhere along the way, I forgot about it.

    Steelheart Brandon Sanderson: I am very, VERY excited to read Sanderson's new YA series. Definitely one of my my most anticipated releases. I got this one confused with The Rithmatist for a moment.

    After Eleanor and Park, I'm convinced anything by Rainbow Rowell is a must read.

    Anything book marketed as "the next (insert great book here)" usually has me worried. (I've just read SO MANY "the next Hunger Games" books this past year, many having nothing remotely similar to the series, unless you count having people)

    Happy Reading~
    Lilian @ A Novel Toybox

    1. Totally agree with the Rainbow Rowell comment! She's great at realistic fiction!

      :( Too bad about the Asylum! That's not one I plan to read, but if it's bad maybe i won't even hand it off to the other reviewers!

      Thanks for the comment! I'm so excited for Steelheart too!



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