Friday News Report: August 28, 2015

Heyo! Welcome to another Friday News Report! This week we had an exciting amount of new books released, and unfortunately I did not include all of them in these lists because then this blog post would have been much longer! New this week is a couple of cover releases from the Young Adult books, and some of them have cool giveaways for a free copy of the book when it’s available so go check those out! Also, I did finish two books this week because one of them was super good and hard to put down, so next week may get two reviews…

Updated Reading List:

  • Stitching Snow by R.C Lewis (finished and posted)
  • Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong (finished and will post next Thursday)
  • Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley (currently reading)
  • I Heard the Owl Call my Name by Margaret Craven

Books released this week:

  • August 21, 2015
    • Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington
    • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • August 25, 2015
    • YA Books
      • Another Day (Every Day #2) by David Levithan
      • Code of Honor by Alan Gratz
      • The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender
      • Dead Upon a Time by Elizabeth Paulson
      • Diary of a Haunting by M. Varano
      • Frost by E. Latimer
      • Game On by Calvin Slater
      • Hide and Seek (Jess Tennant #3) by Jane Casey
      • Insidious (The Twixt #3) by Dawn Metcalf
      • Keepers of the Labyrinth by Erin E. Moulton
      • Lair of Dreams (The Diviners #2) by Libba Bray
      • Legacy of Kings (Blood of Gods and Royals #1) by Eleanor Herman
      • A Little in Love by Susan Fletcher
      • Maid of Wonder (Maids of Honor #3) by Jennifer McGowan
      • Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell
      • Stranded by Melinda Braun
      • Thirteen Days of Midnight by Leo Hunt
      • Until Friday Night (The Field Party #1) by Abbi Glines
      • The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt
      • So Shall I Reap by Kathy-Lynn Cross
      • A History of Glitter and Blood by Hannah Moskowitz
    • Adult
      • The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
      • Rising Strong by Brené Brown
      • One Thousand Wells: How an Audacious Goal Taught Me to Love the World Instead of Save It by Jena Lee Nardella
      • Iron Wolf: A Novel by Dale Brown
    • August 26, 2015
      • Teen
        • The Lost Sword: A Jack Mason Adventure by Darrell Pitt (NOOK book)
      • August 27, 2015
        • YA Books
          • Air Awakens (Air Awakens #1) by Elise Kova

Cover Releases:

Emerge_The Edge

Author: Melissa A. Craven

Release date: September 29, 2015

Publisher: Midnight Hour Studio

About the Book:

Alienated by everything that sets him apart, Aidan McBrien suffers in silence. He is the most powerful Immortal of his generation, but he chooses to live behind a mask to protect himself, even from those he loves. They can never know how much he struggles just to get through each day, overwhelmed by the pain and loss of everyone around him. As he fights a constant battle to control the gifts that threaten to push him over the edge, he dreads the day his world will look to him to fulfill a prophecy that he doesn’t even believe in.

As Aidan’s equal, Allie Carmichael endures the same isolation, but in complete ignorance of her true nature. When she meets Gavin, Allie sees a tiny glimmer of the life she wants to live, and the person she wants to be, but her instincts tell her it will never work.

Allie and Aidan have led parallel lives on opposite ends of the earth, but their paths are about to converge. With others making decisions for them, will they ever truly understand the immeasurable power they possess, or the prophecy that might not be about Aidan after all?

Go here to enter give away:

Look Both Ways

Author: Alison Cherry

Release date: June 14, 2016

Publisher: Delacorte

About the Book:

A summer away from the city is the beginning of everything for Brooklyn Shepard. Her theater apprenticeship at Allerdale is a chance to prove that she can carve out a niche all her own, surrounded by people who don’t know anything about her and her family of superstar performers.

Brooklyn immediately hits it off with her roommate, Zoe, and soon their friendship turns into something more. Brooklyn wants to see herself as someone who’s open to everything and everyone, but as her feelings for Zoe intensify, so do her doubts. She’s happier than she’s ever been—but is it because of her new relationship? Or is it because she’s finally discovering who she wants to be?

Thoughtful, funny, and steeped in the wild drama of growing up, Alison Cherry’s new novel is the story of a girl hoping she’s found a place to belong… only to discover that neither talent nor love is as straightforward as she thinks.

This book has a giver away opportunity here:

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