Title Announcement: 11/20 for 11/22

THESE BROKEN STARS BY AMIE KAUFMAN, MEAGAN SPOONER

Title: These Broken Stars
Author: Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Publishing Info: December 10th 2013 by Disney Hyperion
Series?: Yes — Starbound #1
Donated by: Katie (The Polished Page Turner)

   “It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone.
Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a young war hero who learned long ago that girls like Lilac are more trouble than they’re worth. But with only each other to rely on, Lilac and Tarver must work together, making a tortuous journey across the eerie, deserted terrain to seek help.
Then, against all odds, Lilac and Tarver find a strange blessing in the tragedy that has thrown them into each other’s arms. Without the hope of a future together in their own world, they begin to wonder—would they be better off staying here forever?
Everything changes when they uncover the truth behind the chilling whispers that haunt their every step. Lilac and Tarver may find a way off this planet. But they won’t be the same people who landed on it.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

 Check back on Friday to sign up to read this title! Big thanks to Katie for donating to Literary Lushes! ❤

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ARC Tour Sign-Ups: REBEL SPRING

REBEL SPRING BY MORGAN RHODES

Title:  Rebel Spring
Author: Morgan Rhodes

Publishing Info: December 3rd 2013 by Razorbill
Series?: Yes — Falling Kingdoms #2
Donated by: Katie (The Polished Page Turner)

   “Auranos has fallen and the three kingdoms—Auranos, Limeros, and Paelsia—are now united as one country called Mytica. But still, magic beckons, and with it the chance to rule not just Mytica, but the world…
When the evil King Gaius announces that a road is to be built into the Forbidden Mountains, formally linking all of Mytica together, he sets off a chain of events that will forever change the face of this land, forcing Cleo the dethroned princess, Magnus the reluctant heir, Lucia the haunted sorceress, and Jonas the desperate rebel to take steps they never could have imagined.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

Thanks to Katie for this fantastic donation to our ARC tours! We need your help to keep the tours alive — we can’t do it without our amazing friends! — so if you have any ARCs you want to donate, be sure to visit the page to donate an ARC 🙂

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Title Announcement: 11/18 for 11/20

REBEL SPRING BY MORGAN RHODES

Title:  Rebel Spring
Author: Morgan Rhodes

Publishing Info: December 3rd 2013 by Razorbill
Series?: Yes — Falling Kingdoms #2
Donated by: Katie (The Polished Page Turner)

   “Auranos has fallen and the three kingdoms—Auranos, Limeros, and Paelsia—are now united as one country called Mytica. But still, magic beckons, and with it the chance to rule not just Mytica, but the world…
When the evil King Gaius announces that a road is to be built into the Forbidden Mountains, formally linking all of Mytica together, he sets off a chain of events that will forever change the face of this land, forcing Cleo the dethroned princess, Magnus the reluctant heir, Lucia the haunted sorceress, and Jonas the desperate rebel to take steps they never could have imagined.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

 

Check back on Wednesday to sign up to read this title! Big thanks to Katie for donating to Literary Lushes! ❤

ARC Sign-Ups: EAT, BRAINS, LOVE

Title:  Eat, Brains, Love
Author: Jeff Hart

Publishing Info: October 1st 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: Yes – #1
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Jake Stephens was always an average, fly-under-the-radar guy. The kind of guy who would never catch the attention of an insanely popular girl like Amanda Blake-or a psychic teenage government agent like Cass. But one day during lunch, Jake’s whole life changed. He and Amanda suddenly locked eyes across the cafeteria, and at the exact same instant, they turned into zombies and devoured half their senior class.
Now Jake definitely has Amanda’s attention-as well as Cass’s, since she’s been sent on a top-secret mission to hunt them down. As Jake and Amanda deal with the existential guilt of eating their best friends, Cass struggles with a growing psychic dilemma of her own-one that will lead the three of them on an epic journey across the country and make them question what it means to truly be alive. Or undead.
Eat, Brains, Love is a heartwarming and bloody blend of romance, deadpan humor, and suspense that fans of Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies will devour. With its irresistibly dry and authentic teen voice, as well as a zombie apocalypse worthy of AMC’s The Walking Dead, this irreverent paperback original will leave readers dying for the sequel that’s coming in Summer 2014.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)


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ARC Tour Sign-Ups: NO ANGEL

Title:  No Angel
Author: Helen Keeble

Publishing Info: October 8th 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: No
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Rafael Angelos just got handed the greatest gift any teenage boy could ever dream of. Upon arriving at his new boarding school for senior year, he discovered that he is the ONLY male student. But what should have been a godsend isn’t exactly heaven on Earth.
Raffi’s about to learn that St. Mary’s is actually a hub for demons-and that he was summoned to the school by someone expecting him to save the day. Raffi knows he’s no angel-but it’s pretty hard to deny that there’s some higher plan at work when he wakes up one morning to discover a glowing circle around his head.
Helen Keeble’s debut novel, Fang Girl, has been praised for its pitch-perfect teen voice, and VOYA called it “refreshing and reminiscent of Louise Rennison’s Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series.” No Angel brings you angels and demons like you’ve never seen them-complete with the wry humor of Vladimir Tod, sinfully irreverent romance, and some hilariously demonic teenage dilemmas.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

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ARC Tour Sign-Ups: BLACKOUT

Title:  Blackout
Author: Robison Wells

Publishing Info: October 1st 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: Yes (Blackout #1)
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Laura and Alec are trained terrorists.
Jack and Aubrey are high school students.
There was no reason for them to ever meet.
But now, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible powers. And these four are about to find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

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Title Announcement: 10/10 for 10/11

Hi, all! We have a special treat today — a batch of ARCs donated by fellow LitLusher Mandi from Never Too Fond of Books!

Title:  Eat, Brains, Love
Author: Jeff Hart

Publishing Info: October 1st 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: Yes – #1
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Jake Stephens was always an average, fly-under-the-radar guy. The kind of guy who would never catch the attention of an insanely popular girl like Amanda Blake-or a psychic teenage government agent like Cass. But one day during lunch, Jake’s whole life changed. He and Amanda suddenly locked eyes across the cafeteria, and at the exact same instant, they turned into zombies and devoured half their senior class.
Now Jake definitely has Amanda’s attention-as well as Cass’s, since she’s been sent on a top-secret mission to hunt them down. As Jake and Amanda deal with the existential guilt of eating their best friends, Cass struggles with a growing psychic dilemma of her own-one that will lead the three of them on an epic journey across the country and make them question what it means to truly be alive. Or undead.
Eat, Brains, Love is a heartwarming and bloody blend of romance, deadpan humor, and suspense that fans of Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies will devour. With its irresistibly dry and authentic teen voice, as well as a zombie apocalypse worthy of AMC’s The Walking Dead, this irreverent paperback original will leave readers dying for the sequel that’s coming in Summer 2014.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

Title:  Blackout
Author: Robison Wells

Publishing Info: October 1st 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: Yes (Blackout #1)
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Laura and Alec are trained terrorists.
Jack and Aubrey are high school students.
There was no reason for them to ever meet.
But now, a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible powers. And these four are about to find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

Title:  No Angel
Author: Helen Keeble

Publishing Info: October 8th 2013 by HarperTeen
Series?: No
Donated by: Mandi (Never Too Fond of Books)

   “Rafael Angelos just got handed the greatest gift any teenage boy could ever dream of. Upon arriving at his new boarding school for senior year, he discovered that he is the ONLY male student. But what should have been a godsend isn’t exactly heaven on Earth.
Raffi’s about to learn that St. Mary’s is actually a hub for demons-and that he was summoned to the school by someone expecting him to save the day. Raffi knows he’s no angel-but it’s pretty hard to deny that there’s some higher plan at work when he wakes up one morning to discover a glowing circle around his head.
Helen Keeble’s debut novel, Fang Girl, has been praised for its pitch-perfect teen voice, and VOYA called it “refreshing and reminiscent of Louise Rennison’s Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series.” No Angel brings you angels and demons like you’ve never seen them-complete with the wry humor of Vladimir Tod, sinfully irreverent romance, and some hilariously demonic teenage dilemmas.”
(Synopsis from Goodreads)

Check back tomorrow to sign up to read these awesome books! Big thanks to Mandi for the donations!!