Books Released This Week: December 12-18 2016

Here’s an update on young adult releases for the week of December 12, 2016.

icelingIceling by Sasha Stephenson
Published December 13, 2016 by Razorbill

Seventeen-year-old Lorna loves her adoptive sister, Callie. But Callie can’t say “I love you” back. In fact, Callie can’t say anything at all. Callie is an Iceling—one of hundreds of teens who were discovered sixteen years ago on a remote Arctic island, all of them lacking the ability to speak or understand any known human language. After certain events, the two sisters embark on a journey to the north, and Lorna starts to see that there’s a lot more to Callie’s origin story than she’d been led to believe. 

Crystal Storm (Falling Kingdoms #5) by Morgan Rhodes
Published December 13, 2016 by Razorbill

MAGNUS and CLEO are forced to test the strength of their love when Gaius returns to Mytica claiming he’s no longer the King of Blood but a changed man seeking redemption. LUCIA, pregnant with the child of a Watcher, goes forth to fulfill a prophecy that will keep her baby safe. AMARA has taken the Mytican throne, while JONAS is on his way back to overthrow her.

And what kind of darkness will descend—and who will be safe—after Prince Ashur reveals the dangerous price he paid to cheat death?

forever againForever, Again by Victoria Laurie
Published December 13, 2016 by Disney-Hyperion

Lily Bennett is less than thrilled to be the new kid as she starts her junior year in high school. But then she meets classmate, Cole Drepeau, with whom she forms an immediate and intimate bond. Then, Lily learns about the murder that divided the town more than thirty years before. In 1985, graduating senior Amber Greeley snapped, killing her boyfriend Ben—Cole’s uncle—and taking her own life. Lily feels inexplicably linked to Amber, and she can’t help but think that there’s more to the girl’s story.


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