Exclusively titled for Xpresso Reads, Fresh Batch features the hottest releases of this upcoming week.
by Simon Pulse
A gritty, romantic modern fairy tale from the author of Break and Gone, Gone, Gone.Be careful what you believe in.
Rudy’s life is flipped upside-down when his family moves to a remote island in a last attempt to save his sick younger brother. With nothing to do but worry, Rudy sinks deeper and deeper into loneliness and lies awake at night listening to the screams of the ocean beneath his family’s rickety house.
Then he meets Diana, who makes him wonder what he even knows about love, and Teeth, who makes him question what he knows about anything. Rudy can’t remember the last time he felt so connected to someone, but being friends with Teeth is more than a little bit complicated. He soon learns that Teeth has terrible secrets. Violent secrets. Secrets that will force Rudy to choose between his own happiness and his brother’s life.
Hannah Moskowitz is a YA and MG writer.
She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with too many cats. She’s afraid of escalators. Her books feature brothers, sexual ambiguity, and babies. She hates camping and was a very poor Girl Scout. She is an English major at the University of Maryland.
She likes milk more than water. Summer more than winter. Love more than hate.
A pretty epic post-holiday release list!
What’s gonna be your first purchase in the new year?
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