Saturday, October 14, 2017

Fresh Batch (October 15th – 21st)

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Fresh Batch, posted weekly, keeps you up to date on the hottest releases of the upcoming week.

Flavor of the week:

Dear Martin
Nic Stone
Publication date: October 17th 2017
by Crown Books for Young Readers

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Raw, captivating, and undeniably real, Nic Stone joins industry giants Jason Reynolds and Walter Dean Myers as she boldly tackles American race relations in this stunning debut.

Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League—but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can’t escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates.

Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out.

Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, windows rolled down, music turned up—way up, sparking the fury of a white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. Justyce and Manny are caught in the crosshairs. In the media fallout, it’s Justyce who is under attack.


Other releases this week:
* In no particular order *




Monster (Gone #7) by Michael Grant [Purchase]
A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo [Purchase]
Like Water by Rebecca Podos [Purchase]
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez [Purchase]


A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge [Purchase]
The Midnight Dance by Nikki Katz [Purchase]
The Innocence Treatment by Ari B. Goelman [Purchase]
Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me by Carrie Ann DiRisio [Purchase]


La Belle Sauvage (The Book of Dust #1) by Philip Pullman [Purchase]
Harry Potter – A History of Magic: The Book of the Exhibition by J.K. Rowling [Purchase]
Kiska by John Smelcer [Purchase]
The Girl Who Saved Ghosts (The Unbelievables #2) by K.C. Tansley [Purchase]


Munro vs. the Coyote by Darren Groth [Purchase]
Strange Lies (Strange Truth #2) by Maggie Thrash [Purchase]
Infiltrate (Exposed #2) by Judith Graves [Purchase]
Fearless (Nameless #3) by Jennifer Jenkins [Purchase]


The House at 758 by Kathryn Berla [Purchase]
Tracker Hacker (Codename: Winger #1) by Jeff Adams [Purchase]
36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant [Purchase]
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater [Purchase]


Scion of the Fox: The Realms of Ancient, Book 1 (Realms of Ancient, The) by S. M. Beiko [Purchase]
Enhanced (Flying #2) by Carrie Jones [Purchase]
The Ghosts of Yesteryear (International Monster Slayers #3) by Bethany Helwig [Purchase]


Which book are you the most excited for this week?

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