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New Fall Books and Upcoming Releases by Julia, Teen Blogger

Have you been waiting for new additions to your favourite series or waiting for new book releases to go crazy for?

For me, the waiting is exciting and I get into the fandom: drawing fan art, finding fan fiction sites, and entering contests for books. I love it all!

I found a few great new reads this fall. I cannot guarantee that you will fall in love with these books and announce to the world that you want to marry a character in the story, but I think you should try them.

Let's start off with some titles from Kelley Armstrong, who was at Hal-Con last year! (I got her to sign all my Darkest Powers series and my Gathering book when I was there!) 

The Rising by Kelley Armstrong

Her latest book in the Darkness Rising Trilogy

"Things are getting desperate for Maya and her friends. Hunted by two powerful Cabals, they're quickly running out of places to hide. And with the whole world thinking they died in a helicopter crash, they can't simply go to the authorities for help. All they have is the name and number of someone who might be able to give them a few answers. Answers to why they're so valuable to the Cabals, and why their supernatural powers are getting more out of control. Maya is unprepared for the truths that await her, but she'll have to face them if she ever hopes to move on with her life. Because she can't keep running forever." ~ amazon.com

The Gathering book coverRelease Date: April 9th, 2013 

Spoiler Alert!  You see I've heard many, MANY things about the old cast coming back into the last book and the author combining things together. I can't wait to see Chloe and Derek together! End Spoiler Alert

While you are waiting, read or re-read the series starting with the first book: The Gathering


Ooh la la! Here come the vampires and the alchemists!

The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead 

Vampire Academy's sister series: Bloodlines 3rd book!

Bloodlines - book cover

"In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch--a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he claims the Alchemists are hiding from her. But as he pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood-or else she might be next." ~ amazon.com

Release Date: February 12, 2013

While you are waiting, read or re-read the series starting with the first book: Bloodlines


Tick Tock Tick Tock. The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose.

Clockwork Princess By Cassandra Clare

Clockwrok Angel - book cover

Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment.

"In Clockwork Princess, Tessa and her companions travel all over the world as they race to stop the clockwork army before it's too late. As Jem's health worsens alarmingly and his friends search desperately for a cure, can Tessa choose between the two boys she loves — even if it means never seeing the other one again?

Danger closes in around the Shadowhunters in the final installment of the bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy." ~ publisher

Release date: March 19, 2013.

While you are waiting, read or re-read the series starting with the first book: Clockwork Angel



This book screams fall! Not to mention it's release date was in the month of Halloween! With these bloodsucking vampires to scare you over into the House of Night series, you will have one spooky time!

Hidden By P.C Cast and Kristen Cast

The House of Night's 10th book from this mother-daughter pair.

Marked: House of Night series- book cover

"Neferet’s true nature has been revealed to the Vampyre High Council, so Zoey and the gang might finally get some help in defending themselves and their beloved school against a gathering evil that grows stronger every day. And they’ll need it, because Neferet’s not going down without a fight. Chaos reigns at the House of Night." ~ goodreads.com 

Release Date: October 16, 2012

While you are waiting, why not read or re-read the series starting with the first book: Marked 


And finally! Just out!

Reached By Ally Condie

"Cassia faces the ultimate choices in the long-anticipated conclusion to the "New York Times" bestselling Matched Trilogy.

 Matched - book cover
After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising--and each other--Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again: Cassia has been assigned to work for the Rising from within Society, while Ky has been stationed outside its borders. But nothing is as predicted, and all too soon the veil lifts and things shift once again." ~ goodreads.com

Release Date: November 13, 2012

While you are waiting, why not read or re-read the series starting with the first book: Matched


I love new books!



Note: If you have any questions about these new titles please contact Cindy at teen@ halifax.ca. To request new titles that aren't in the library catalogue yet, use the Suggestion For Purchase Form.


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  • Thief of lies
  • Defender
  • Character, driven
  • Every young adult's break-up survival guide
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  • The heart of stone
  • The last boy and girl in the world
  • The epidemic
  • I see reality
  • Finding Hope
  • Under the Dusty Moon
  • Flawd
  • Dark energy
  • Hot pterodactyl boyfriend
  • Harmony House
  • Burning
  • See no color
  • One of us
  • A tangle of gold
  • It should have been a #GoodDay
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  • The radiant road
  • Speak a word for freedom
  • When we collided
  • Hit count
  • Fig
  • The beast of Cretacea
  • Essential maps for the lost
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  • Exit, pursued by a bear
  • The Raven King
  • Breakaway
  • The forbidden orchid
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