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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

October 2017


Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson - Children's, Children's 8-12, Coming of Age, Classics, Fiction, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062658746 | Published October 24, 2017

Jess Aaron's greatest ambition is to be the fastest runner in the fifth grade. He's been practicing all summer and can't wait to see his classmates' faces when he beats them all. But on the first day of school, a new kid, a new girl, boldly crosses over to the boy's side of the playground and outruns everyone. That's not a very promising beginning for a friendship, but Jess and Leslie Burke become inseparable. Then one morning a terrible tragedy occurs. Only when Jess is able to come to grips with this tragedy does he finally understand the strength and courage Leslie has given him.

Charlotte's Web by E. B. White - Children's, Children's 8-12, Coming of Age, Classics, Fiction, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062658753 | Published October 24, 2017

Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte’s web, high in the barn. Her spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a little girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur’s life when he was born the runt of his litter.

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis - Adventure, Children's, Children's 8-12, Coming of Age, Classics, Fantasy, Fiction, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062658760 | Published October 24, 2017

What begins as a simple game of hide-and-seek quickly turns into the adventure of a lifetime when Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy walk through a wardrobe and into the land of Narnia. There they find a cold, snow-covered land frozen in eternal winter by the evil White Witch. Narnia’s only hope is that Aslan, the Great Lion, will return to help break the Witch’s spell. But will the power of Aslan be enough to conquer the dark magic of the White Witch? THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE is C. S. Lewis’s second book in The Chronicles of Narnia, which has captured the imaginations of children for generations.

Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech - Children's, Children's 8-12, Coming of Age, Classics, Historical Fiction, Youth Fiction

HarperCollins | 9780062658777 | Published October 24, 2017

Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom whose mother disappeared. Beneath Phoebe's stories Salamanca's own story and that of her mother, who left one morning for Idaho, promising to return before the tulips bloomed. She has not returned, and the trip to Idaho takes on a growing urgency as Sal hopes to get to Idaho in time for her mother's birthday and bring her back, despite her father's warning that she is fishing in the air.


Black Widow: Red Vengeance by Margaret Stohl - Fantasy, Fiction, Superhero , Young Adult 12+

Marvel Press | 9781484788486 | Published October 3, 2017

BLACK WIDOW: RED VENGEANCE is the action-packed sequel tothe instant NEW YORK TIMES best-seller, BLACK WIDOW: FOREVER RED, penned by #1 NEW YORK TIMES best-selling author Margaret Stohl. This time, Stohl takes readers inside the minds of Marvel's most cunning and dangerous spies --- Black Widow and Red Widow --- delving deeper into their powers and will reveal more thanever before about the infamous assassin and her fledgling hero-in-training.

Dark Horses by Cecily von Ziegesar - Animals , Romance, Sports, Young Adult 13+

Soho Teen | 9781616958169 | Published October 3, 2017

Merritt Wenner has been selfdestructing ever since the deaths of her grandmother and her horse. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her off to an equine-assisted therapy program. Merritt meets Red: a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn. Soon they’re sneaking rides after curfew. Red’s owner, recognizing their potential, funds their launch into the hunter/jumper circuit.  Merritt finds herself attracted to both Red’s groom, Beatrice, and Carvin, a rival rider. But in Red’s mind, Merritt belongs to him alone. And Merritt can’t imagine the lengths Red will go to keep her to himself.

Hatchet: 30th Anniversary Edition by Gary Paulsen - Adventure, Coming of Age, Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481486293 | Published October 3, 2017

Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother’s infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills. When Brian is finally rescued after 54 days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.

Star Wars: Ahsoka by E. K. Johnston - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Disney Press | 9781484782316 | Published October 3, 2017

Fans have long wondered what happened to Ahsoka after she left the Jedi Order near the end of the Clone Wars, and before she re-appeared as the mysterious Rebel operative Fulcrum in Rebels. Finally, her story will begin to be told.

One by Sarah Crossan - Family, Young Adult 13+

Greenwillow Books | 9780062118769 | Published October 17, 2017

Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it's normal to step into the same skirt. To hook their arms around each other for balance. To fall asleep listening to the other breathing. To share. And to keep some things private. Each of the 16-year-old girls has her own head, heart, and two arms, but at the belly, they join. But the girls' body is beginning to fight against them.

The Rains by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Tor Teen | 9780765382689 | Published October 17, 2017

In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. Chance Rain and his older brother, Patrick, have already fended off multiple attacks from infected adults by the time they arrive at the school where other young survivors are hiding. Most of the kids they know have been dragged away by once-trusted adults who are now ferocious, inhuman beings. The parasite that transformed them takes hold after people turn 18 --- and Patrick's birthday is only a few days away. Determined to save Patrick's life and the lives of the remaining kids, the brothers embark on a mission to uncover the truth about the parasites --- and what they find is horrifying.