Thursday, May 19, 2016
Release Date: March 1, 2016
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
The last thing Jamie Watson wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the only complication: Sherringford is also home to Charlotte Holmes, the famous detective’s great-great-great-granddaughter, who has inherited not only Sherlock’s genius but also his volatile temperament. From everything Jamie has heard about Charlotte, it seems safer to admire her from afar.
From the moment they meet, there’s a tense energy between them, and they seem more destined to be rivals than anything else. But when a Sherringford student dies under suspicious circumstances, ripped straight from the most terrifying of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Jamie can no longer afford to keep his distance. Jamie and Charlotte are being framed for murder, and only Charlotte can clear their names. But danger is mounting and nowhere is safe—and the only people they can trust are each other.
A Study in Charlotte is the first in a trilogy. (courtesy of Goodreads)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
Publish Date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
I got a sample of this at BEA. People are so excited for it. I still haven't read the first book, but I do think it's something I'd really like.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Release Date: April 19, 2016
Publisher: Random House
A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice
This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray.
Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third online master’s degree and barely leaves her room, except for those mysterious Tuesday-night outings she won’t discuss. And Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters, especially as Jane’s fortieth birthday fast approaches.
Enter Chip Bingley, a handsome new-in-town doctor who recently appeared on the juggernaut reality TV dating show Eligible. At a Fourth of July barbecue, Chip takes an immediate interest in Jane, but Chip’s friend neurosurgeon Fitzwilliam Darcy reveals himself to Liz to be much less charming. . . .
And yet, first impressions can be deceiving. (courtesy of Goodreads)
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti
Publish Date: January 3, 2017
This sounds like a fun book. It's one of the galleys I'm really excited for at BEA.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Metaltown by Kristen Simmons
Publish Date: September 20, 2016
Publisher: Tor Teen
I don't know that this sounds like my kind of book, but I do like much of what Tor Teen puts out...so I'm curious.
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Release Date: September 1, 2015
Magic and mayhem collide with the British elite in this whimsical and sparkling debut.
At his wit’s end, Zacharias Wythe, freed slave, eminently proficient magician, and Sorcerer Royal of the Unnatural Philosophers—one of the most respected organizations throughout all of Britain—ventures to the border of Fairyland to discover why England’s magical stocks are drying up.
But when his adventure brings him in contact with a most unusual comrade, a woman with immense power and an unfathomable gift, he sets on a path which will alter the nature of sorcery in all of Britain—and the world at large… (courtesy of Goodreads)