September 2015 Book Releases

September

I apologize for the wonky formatting. Once again everything was fine and then I added pictures and suddenly nothing was where it should be. I don’t know why this always happens, but the only way to make it somewhat readable was to flip sides for each one.


Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything, Nicola Yoon

Imagine having a rare disease that makes you allergic to the world. For Maddy, that’s her reality. She hasn’t been out of her house in seventeen years, but then something changes. Olly. The boy in black moves in next door and suddenly Maddy’s world is turned upside down.

Release Date: September 1, 2015

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A Whole New World (Twisted Tales #1), Liz BraswellA Whole New World

A Whole New World depicts a reimagined version of the beloved Disney film, Aladdin. The first in a new series that twists these Disney classics, A Whole New World presents a darker side to the story in which Jafar is the first to get his hands on the lamp and summon Genie. With Jafar as sultan what will happen now? Where is Aladdin? Princess Jasmine? A new take on a classic story that will have readers on the edge of their seats.

Release Date: September 1, 2015

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Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between, Jennifer E. Smith

Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between takes place over the course of one night. In the twelve hours before they leave for college, Clare and Aidan must make a decision: how temporary is their goodbye? In one night the couple will look for a sign on whether their relationship is meant to last or if they should say goodbye forever.

Release Date: September 1, 2015

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Vengeance Road

Vengeance Road, Erin Bowman

Every family has secrets, but for Kate Thompson, those secrets got her father killed. After disguising herself as a boy and teaming up with a pair of brothers, Kate must go on a mission for answers and truth, all while seeking vengeance on the men that killed her father, the Rose Riders.

Release Date: September 1, 2015

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the next together

The Next Together (The Next Together #1), Lauren James

Told through many different forms and many different time periods, Lauren James’ novel tells the story of a couple destined to be together and destined to be torn apart. Katherine and Matthew are born again century after century, saving the world time and time again. So why do they keep coming back? What do they still need to do?

Release Date: September 3, 2015

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Best Laid PlansBest Laid Plans (The Mercenaries #1), Stylo Fantome

“The Plan:

* Smuggle diamonds from Liberia to Morocco
* Make the trip in three days
* Don’t get caught
* Don’t kill each other
* Don’t have sex with each other
* Don’t fall for each other
* Stick to the plan”

That’s the plan. It’s simple, right? Apparently not as Stylo Fantome’s characters will soon realize in this first book in The Mercenaries series.

Release Date: September 7, 2015

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Fans of the Impossible Life

Fans of the Impossible Life, Kate Scelsa

Scelsa’s debut novel tells the story of three teens drawn together in times of hardship. Mira and Sebby are best friends, and when Mira starts at Saint Francis Prep in an attempt to start over, self-isolated art student Jeremy finds himself drawn to them. Together these three will form a friendship that will change all of them forever and bring them a new life.

Release Date: September 8, 2015

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The One ThingThe One Thing, Marci Lyn Curtis

Maggie Sanders used to dream of being a professional soccer player. She was going to lead her team – her friends – to victory. At least, until she lost her sight. Now Maggie’s rebelling has taken on a whole new level and she’s on probation. Angry at the world, Maggie’s eyes are suddenly opened wide when she realizes she can see. At least, she can see ten-year-old Ben. Maggie must figure out a way to accept her new life, especially when she learns the true reason why she can see Ben and why she can’t stop dreaming about Ben’s older brother, Mason.

Release Date: September 8, 2015

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mirrored

Mirrored (Kendra Chronicles), Alex Flinn

Mirrored is a modern retelling of Snow White. Celine is a young girl forced to go into hiding with her friend, Goose, after her father, Greg, marries Violet, a wicked witch who wants Celine’s father all to himself. Now Celine must try and figure out her fate. How is the magic mirror involved? And where is Prince Charming?

Release Date: September 15, 2015

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Ash and BrambleAsh & Bramble, Sarah Prineas

In this retelling of Cinderella, Pin is a young girl who works as a seamstress in her Godmother’s fortress. One day she finally manages to escape with the shoemaker, but is captured again soon after. Now she has a new life to live, a perfect fairytale story created for her by her Godmother. Princeas’ novel presents a dark retelling of a classic tale in which the princes are not always what they appear and the princesses (or seamstresses) don’t always need rescuing.

Release Date: September 15, 2015

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The Summer MarkedThe Summer Marked (The Winter People #2), Rebekah L. Purdy

Kadie and Salome are best friends, so when Kadie returns home from college for Thanksgiving right after breaking up with her boyfriend all she wants is to spend time with her best friend. But Salome isn’t answering. Then Kadie is taken from her world by Winter Prince, Etienne, who brings her to a world she always thought was fake.

All this time Salome has been trapped in this world where The Kingdom of Summer is falling apart. Left alone after her friend Gareth is forced to leave, Salome and Kadie must find a way to survive in a mythical world of death and destruction.

Release Date: September 22nd, 2015

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Blood and SaltBlood and Salt, Kim Liggett

“When you fall in love, you will carve out your heart and throw it into the deepest ocean. You will be all in—blood and salt.”

Kim Liggitt’s book is a romantic horror focusing on Ash Larkin, a girl who follows her mother to Quivira, Kansas, a small town with a lot of secrets. Plagued by memories and nightmares and drawn to the strange boy, Dane, Ash must figure out what is truth and what is lies as she tries to save her mother and herself.

Release Date: September 22, 2015

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Rae Carson

Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy #1), Rae Carson

In Rae Carson’s new trilogy, heroine Lee Westfall must disguise herself as a boy after her entire life is torn away. Why? Because Lee Westfall can sense gold. Real gold, wherever it is. In this first Gold Seer Trilogy novel, Westfall will try to find sanctuary away from the man who wants to control her in a place where gold has been found before, California.

Release Date: September 22, 2015

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Megagerie

Menagerie (Menagerie #1), Rachel Vincent

A travelling carnival is a great place to escape the world for a few hours, but for Delilah Marlow it turns out to be much longer. After taking a trip to Metzger’s Menagerie, she is taken hostage and turned into one of the ‘attractions’, performing alongside mermaids, gryphons, and a whole slew of other strange creatures. Vincent’s novel explores humanity in a new light as Delilah attempts to reclaim her freedom while also trying to understand this new world she’s become a part of.

Release Date: September 29, 2015

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Madly

Madly (Potion #1), Amy Alward

Amy Alward’s novel tells the story of Samantha Kemi, a girl who comes from a family of extremely talented alchemists in the Kingdom of Nova. Sam must go on a quest to find a cure for a love potion after the Princess of Nova accidentally drinks the potion and falls in love with herself. Finding the cure would mean getting the reward that would greatly help her family, but in order to do so Sam may need to get close to Zain, her enemy and member of the Aster family of the ZoroAster Megapharma Company.

Release Date: September 29, 2015

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There we are, some of the books being released in September 2015! I’ll definitely be checking out a lot of these as they sound amazing and there’s even more books being released not included on this list, make sure to check those out too!

New list will be up on October 1st! If you know a book coming out in October and would like it included let me know! Or, if you have a book coming out let me know when and I’ll make sure to include it in the list!

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Reading What You Like

fe9f39154a82f93dc3e6962ef314d7f1Have you ever felt ashamed about buying a certain book? Or embarrassed for shopping in the teen/young adult section even though you’re over the age of twenty-five? Well I have something important to say to you. STOP! Stop being embarrassed! Stop being ashamed! If you want to read a book then read it, if you want to buy a book then buy it. If someone says something to you about it just ignore them. Your opinion is the only one that matters when it comes to what you read.

I think probably the most obvious example is Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James. I will admit that I do own this book. I bought it when there was still so much hype simply because I wanted to see what had people either excited or enraged (I also wanted to see if it was as similar to Twilight as people were saying, which it was). Now, I will also admit that I didn’t actually finish reading the book because I found it so similar to Twilight. All the things people were saying about E.L. James novel were fresh in my mind so I put the book down and decided to open it again at a later day when I could be more objective. However, more than the similarities to Twilight or the fact that everyone was so entranced by Christian Grey, the thing I remember most about this book is how awkward I felt buying it.

I remember standing in line and trying to hide the cover and feeling my face burn when I handed it to the lady at the register. Looking back now I realize I literally had no reason to feel that way. I am someone who enjoys reading; I enjoy reading books that are not-so-well-known and I enjoy reading popular books to see what’s so exciting about them. In the case of Fifty Shades, it was bought for the latter reason. But there was already so much stigma surrounding this book when I bought it that I felt I had to be ashamed.

I had a similar feeling shopping in one section of the store. The Chapters near where I live is divided into typical sections, one of which is ‘Kid’s Books (6-12). Well, the issue I have here is that I am no longer between the ages of six to twelve and yet I still read some of these books. The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer and Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan both reside on these shelves as well as the entire Harry Potter series. I have been told that I am too old to shop in this section, but I must say that I disagree. I don’t think you can ever be ‘too old’ to shop in any section of a bookstore. Browsing this section I used to feel awkward because the people looking at books next to me were clearly between 6-12 and I was very obviously not. However, this did not stop me from looking around and eventually buying The Land of Stories.

I think it’s important for all book lovers to remember that you’re never too old to read a certain book. I don’t think you can really be too young either, though I wouldn’t recommend Fifty Shades to a five year, for obvious reasons. I believe you can buy whatever book you want from whatever section you want. If you want to buy Fifty Shades of Grey you buy it; if you want to buy The Land of Stories you buy it; and if you want to buy The Very Hungry Caterpillar then you buy it. Like Rae Carson said in the image above, “never let someone make you ashamed of what you love to read.”

 

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