Hot Off The Press: 53 NEW Urban Fantasy releases for September

August 27, 2010 Uncategorized 2

It’s the last Friday of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re going to be reading next month in:

HOT OFF THE PRESS!

To clarify, for this post I’m using Urban Fantasy as an umbrella term to include books that combine paranormal elements with modern characters in contemporary settings (Urban Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal YA, Contemporary Fantasy, even the occasional Paranormal Steampunk etc.)

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September – Adult Titles #35

Mob Rules by Cameron Haley – September 1, 2010

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I’m Domino Riley, an enforcer for Shanar Rashan.

Like most mob bosses in L.A., he’s a powerful sorcerer, battling for control of the city, gathering up the magic of violent and powerful emotions and storing it for his own use. Back in the day, Rashan saved me from the streets and made me his lieutenant. You could say I’m his go-to girl.

When a fellow gangster is ritually executed, I have to find out which of Rashan’s enemies was behind it—and why. The cryptic messages I’m getting from the Beyond tell me it wasn’t a simple hit.

With the bodies piling up, I need to win an occult gang war, take out the supernatural traitor within our outfit and, oh yeah, deal with the mixed messages I’m getting from the boss’s son….

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Luna; Original edition (September 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0373803206
  • ISBN-13: 978-0373803200

Sins of the Soul (Otherkin#3) by Eve Silver – September 1, 2010

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Alastor Krayl’s world shattered when he learned that his father was the Underworld god of chaos and evil. All that saved him from self-destruction were his newfound brothers and the bond they shared as soul reapers. So when one of his brothers is murdered, vengeance becomes Alastor’s obsession. And the enigmatic Naphré Kurata, a witness—or is she the killer?—has the answers he seeks.

A reluctant Underworld enforcer, Naphré trusts no one, especially not a seductive soul reaper who makes her burn with lust. Torn between duty and desire, she fights to keep her secrets safe from Alastor, even as she longs to surrender.

Product Details
  • Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: HQN Books (September 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0373774834
  • ISBN-13: 978-0373774838

Assassin’s Heart (Order of the Sicari #2) by Monica Burns – September 7, 2010

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The past and present collide in a thrilling new paranormal romance from the author of Assassin’s Honor.
The half-angel, half-demon face that telepathic Lysander sees in the mirror is a reminder of the monster he must keep hidden to avoid expulsion from an order of assassins. His dreams of ancient Rome hint at a destiny with a woman he loves, but can never have.
When the gifted healer Phaedra travels to Rome in search of a legendary artifact, she works alongside a man who once rejected her love and healing touch. But her dreams of Ancient Rome tell of an irreversible and possibly dangerous future. For the distant past and present are about to collide-with the one man she is destined to love.

Product Details
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley Trade (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425236528
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425236529

Atlantis Betrayed (Warriors of Poseidon #6) by Alyssa Day – September 7, 2010

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Poseidon’s warriors have learned that the battle to protect humanity produces unexpected enemies–and alliances. And one of the most powerful of all Atlantean warriors will soon find both…in one daring beauty.

A warrior’s mission, a woman’s desire…
What could Christophe, powerful Warrior of Poseidon, have in common with Fiona Campbell, prim and proper Scottish illustrator of fairytales by day and notorious jewel thief known as the Scarlet Ninja by night? Answer:  The Siren, a legendary Crown Jewel that Fiona has targeted for her next heist. It’s said to be worth millions, but to Christophe it’s invaluable. For the Siren also happens to be one of the missing jewels from Poseidon’s trident.

And the unnatural evil that could destroy them both.
But breaking into the Tower of London is a two-person job, so Christophe and Fiona team up to commit the crime of the century. As newfound passions fire their motives–and cloud their judgment–they realize they aren’t the only ones after the priceless gem. A dark force is shadowing their every move, and threatening to shatter their trust with revenge, betrayal, and a haunting revelation about the past.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425238105
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425238103

Blood on Silk (Awakened By Blood #1) by Marie Treanor – September 7, 2010

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The debut of a seductive new contemporary series of vampires, lust, and revenge.
While in Romania researching historical superstitions, Scottish academic Elizabeth Silk comes upon the folk tale of Saloman, a seductive prince staked centuries ago, legend’s most powerful vampire. Now, in the ruins of a castle crypt, Elizabeth discovers supernatural legends that have come alive. Her blood has awakened him. Her innocence has aroused him. But Elizabeth unleashes more than Saloman’s hunger, and it’s going to unite them in ways neither could have imagined.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: NAL Trade (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451231562
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451231567

Chains of Fire (The Chosen Ones #4) by Christina Dodd – September 7, 2010

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Storm of Shadows
Fourth in the thrilling series…

Samuel Faa is a Gypsy lawyer with the power to control minds. Isabelle Mason is wealthy, privileged, and refined, and has the gift for healing. Two of the Chosen Ones, they share a past filled with love and betrayal, and a future denied by fate-until the day they’re trapped underground. No way out. No way to deny the passion that still burns beneath the surface. And when danger threatens, Isabelle has only one choice: to place her trust in the power of the one man she could never forgive…or forget.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Signet Select (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451412923
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451412928

Cross Your Heart (Broken Heart Vampires #7) by Michele Bardsley – September 7, 2010

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Even vampires can be afraid of ghosts…
After the death of her husband-and her dreams of motherhood-Elizabeth Bretton returned to the family estate in Broken Heart, Oklahoma. Little did she know she would also give up her life as the Silverstone heiress.
But escaping the past isn’t that easy-especially with a vengeful ghost trying to kill her, a 150-year-old mystery to solve, and an outrageously hot were-jaguar named "Tez" trying to get into her boudoir…

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Signet (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451231058
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451231055

Cruel Enchantment (Dark Magick #2) by Anya Blast – September 7, 2010

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Even the most powerful hands need a delicate touch…

Emmaline Gallagher is a master of wielding personal glamour. As a free fae who lives among humans, she must hide her true self at all times as she works undercover within the powerful Phaendir—for if certain factions within the Phaendir gain control, the fae will be wiped from existence. Now, an object of fae power lies within a locked ancient box. And there is only one fae who can forge the key.

Known as “the Blacksmith” Aeric O’Malley can create or destroy almost anything with his forging skills. Emmaline has come to him in need, but he and Emmaline have a past—and he has spent centuries wanting to take revenge on her for her transgressions. But now that he has her within his grasp, something about her keeps him from exacting his vengeance—or is it merely her glamour blinding him?

Trapped by fate, Emmaline must hope that she can reach Aeric’s furious heart before it’s too late…

Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425236374
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425236376

Dust by Joan Frances Turner – September 7, 2010

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What happens between death and life can change a girl. Jessie is a zombie. And this is her story…
Nine years ago, Jessie was in a car crash and died. After she was buried, she awoke and tore through the earth to arise, reborn, as a zombie. Now Jessie’s part of a gang. They fight, hunt, and dance together as one-something humans can never understand. There are darkplaces humans have learned to avoid, lest they run into zombie gangs. But when a mysterious illness threatens the existence of both zombies and humans, Jessie must choose between looking away or staring down the madness-and hanging on to everything she now knows as life…

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Ace Hardcover (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0441019285
  • ISBN-13: 978-0441019281

The Grimrose Path (Trickster #2) by Rob Thurman – September 7, 2010

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I looked at the metal coated with blood—so very much blood—the same color as the darkest crimson rose. I was undoing this. I was making this right. And I’d like to see the son of a bitch who thought he could stop me.

Bar owner Trixa Iktomi is perfectly comfortable dealing with assorted creatures of light, darkness, and all the beings in between that roam Las Vegas—especially since she’s a bit more than human herself. She’s just been approached with an unusual proposition: a demon needs her help.

Normally, the only thing Trixa offers demons involves heavy weaponry and hard-to-remove bloodstains. But there’s something out there even deadlier than fallen angels. It’s slaughtered almost one thousand demons in six months. And the killing isn’t going to stop unless Trixa and her friends step into the fight.

But for Trixa, that might be one, final step too far….

Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Roc (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451463498
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451463494

Healer’s Choice (Ghostland Worlds #3) by Jory Strong – September 7, 2010

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The author of Spider-Touched and Ghostland continues her tale of a postapocalyptic world where the afterlife has come to life…

Born into a world of violence and paid-for sex, Rebekka longs for a family of her own and dreams of freeing those trapped in the shapeshifter brothels of the red zone. A witch’s prophecy claims she’ll one day use her gift to heal the Weres made outcast by their mixed human-animal forms.
But Rebekka knows that everything comes at a cost. A plea to save five children sends her into the arms of Aryck, a Jaguar enforcer-and into territory controlled by pure Weres. It’s a place where humans and outcasts aren’t welcomed, where plague threatens and the fate of the Weres hangs in the balance. And where the choices Rebekka and Aryck make are paid for with their hearts…if not their souls.

Product Details
  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley Trade (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425236536
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425236536

Immortal Sea (Children of the Sea #4) by Virginia Kantra – September 7, 2010

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From a chance encounter…

Morgan of the finfolk does not normally waste his attention on humankind, but while in Copenhagen, he meets a young woman who captures his interest-if only for a night. On sojourn in Europe before starting medical school, Elizabeth is intelligent, attractive…and eager for a little adventure…

A memory kept…

Sixteen years later, Dr. Elizabeth Rodriguez is called to the island of World’s End to become its only doctor. There, she hopes to reconnect with her troubled son Zack, who has become withdrawn since her husband’s death. She has no idea that World’s End will also reconnect her with Morgan…

And a future about to be born…

From the moment Morgan lays his eyes on young Zack, he suspects the boy is finfolk-and his own son. As he and Liz clash over Zack’s fate, they discover their desire is as strong as ever. But proud Morgan’s loyalty has always been the sea, while Liz’s responsibilities lie on land. Will their reignited passion be enough to bring them together? Or will their secrets force them apart?

Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Berkley (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0425237478
  • ISBN-13: 978-0425237472

Nocturnal (Anthology) by Jacquelyn Frank, Kate Douglas, Jess Haines, and Clare Willis – September 7, 2010

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"The Phoenix Project" by Jacquelyn Frank. Held captive, Amara is subjected to bizarre experiments that test the limits of her sanity. But nothing prepares her for being locked away – naked – with a sexy ex-cop…after they’ve been pumped full of drugs that increase their sexual appetites to animalistic intensity…

"Crystal Dreams" by Kate Douglas – When Lemurian Guard Darius chases a demon spirit to Earth, he faces a lethal battle between good and evil. His ally is Mari, a breathtakingly beautiful human who unknowingly holds the key to victory. But before the war is over, Darius’ desire for his mortal companion threatens to erupt – and could cost Mari her life…

"Spark of Temptation" by Jess Haines – Blackmailed into taking a treacherous case, P.I. Sara Halloway is thrust into a demon war. Sara seeks guidance from a charismatic mage, but their hunger for one another soon becomes a deadly distraction…and the danger surrounding them only makes their urges more powerful…

"My Soul to Take" by Clare Willis – New Orleans native Dr. Maggie Dillon thought she left her past behind her – until she’s enraptured by a handsome patient who has been possessed by a malevolent spirit. To find a cure, Colby revisits her magical roots – and unleashes a primal lust too vital to ignore…

Product Details

  • Paperback: 532 pages
  • Publisher: Zebra (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1420109871
  • ISBN-13: 978-1420109870

No Mercy (Dark-Hunter #13) by Sherrilyn Kenyon – September 7, 2010

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Live fast, fight hard and if you have to die then take as many of your enemies with you as you can. That is the Amazon credo and it was one Samia lived and died by. Now in contemporary New Orleans, the immortal Amazon warrior is about to learn that there’s a worse evil coming to slaughter mankind than she’s ever faced before.
Shapeshifter Dev Peltier has stood guard at the front of Sanctuary for almost two hundred years and in that time, he’s seen it all. Or so he thought. Now their enemies have discovered a new source of power- one that makes a mockery of anything faced to date.
The war is on and Dev and Sam are guarding ground zero. But in order to win, they will have to break the most cardinal of all rules and pray it doesn’t unravel the universe as we know it.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312546564
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312546564

Warrior (The Blades of the Rose #1) by Zoe Archer – September 7, 2010

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The vicious attack Capt. Gabriel Huntley witnesses in a dark alley sparks a chain of events that will take him to the ends of the Earth and beyond – where what is real and what is imagined become terribly confused. And frankly, Huntley couldn’t be more pleased. Intrigue, danger, and a beautiful woman in distress – just what he needs. Raised thousands of miles from England, Thalia Burgess is no typical Victorian lady. A good thing, because a proper lady would have no hope of recovering the priceless magical artefact Thalia is after. Huntley’s assistance might come in handy, though she has to keep him in the dark. But this distractingly handsome soldier isn’t easy to deceive…

Product Details

  • Paperback: 370 pages
  • Publisher: Zebra (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1420106791
  • ISBN-13: 978-1420106794

Warrior Avenged (The Sons of the Zodiac #2) by Addison Fox – September 7, 2010

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For ages, the goddess Nemesis has sought divine vengeance against mortal man, as she awaits her chance for retaliation against Mount Olympus. Now, after making a deal with a dark wizard, she has reinvented herself as a female spy with her own sinister agenda…

Immortal warrior Kane Montague is as lethal as a Scorpion – like the one that marks his powerful form. As an assassin for MI-6, he was an ace gun-for-hire until someone very close burned him. Now on the outs with his former colleagues, Kane knows all too well who’s to blame: a sexy secret agent named Ilsa.

When their paths cross again, the passion between Kane and Ilsa is irresistible…and possibly lethal. But they soon realize that Ilsa is simply a pawn in a conspiracy aimed at the heart of the Zodiac Warriors. Can Kane trust her? Or is Ilsa the only one who can save him, body and soul?

Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Signet (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451231074
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451231079

An Artificial Night (October Daye #3) by Seanan McGuire – September 12, 2010

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Experience the thrill of the hunt in the third October Daye urban fantasy novel.
October "Toby" Daye is a changeling-half human and half fae-and the only one who has earned knighthood. Now she must take on a nightmarish new challenge. Someone is stealing the children of the fae as well as mortal children, and all signs point to Blind Michael. Toby has no choice but to track the villain down-even when there are only three magical roads by which to reach Blind Michael’s realm, home of the Wild Hunt-and no road may be taken more than once. If Toby cannot escape with the children, she will fall prey to the Wild Hunt and Blind Michael’s inescapable power.

Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: DAW (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0756406269
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756406264

Esperanza by Trish J. MacGregor – September 14, 2010

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Tess Livingston met Ian Ritter at a roadside stop high in the Andes, waiting for a bus to the mysterious town of Esperanza.
Tess is an FBI agent who remembers being on the track of a group of international counterfeiters. But she doesn’t remember booking a trip to Esperanza. Ian is a journalist who was planning to vacation to the Galapagos Islands. He, too, isn’t quite sure why he has a ticket to Esperanza. 
Their meeting will change their lives forever. For they have been brought together because they hold the key in a mystical war between the kind spirits of the dead who guard humanity, and the hungry ghosts who exist only to possess living human bodies, and return however briefly to life.
In the midst of this war, Tess and Ian will find a love that can transcend time, and a cause that not even death will overcome.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (September 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765326027
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765326027

Wicked Appetite (Unmentionable Diesel and Tucker #1) by Janet Evanovich – September 14, 2010

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Seven Stones of Power.  No one knows when they were created or by whom, each said to represent one of the Seven Deadly Sins.

For centuries, treasure hunters have been eager to possess the stones, undeterred by their corrupting nature.  The list is long — Genghis Khan, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, to name a few.  Now the Stones have found their way to Salem, Massachusetts, and so has Gerwulf Grimoire, adding himself to this rogues’ gallery of power seekers.  He’s an uncommonly dangerous man, with a hunger for the forbidden, and a set of abilities that are way beyond ordinary.  Abilities that he feels entitle him to possess anything he might desire.

That would include Elizabeth Tucker, the woman he needs to find the Stones.  She’s freshly transplanted from New York City to Boston’s North Shore.  With a new job as pastry chef at Dazzle’s bakery and an old house inherited from her Aunt Ophelia, her life is pretty much on track …until it’s suddenly derailed by a guy named Diesel, a rude monkey, and a ninja cat.

Lizzy can handle the monkey and the cat.  She’s not sure about Diesel.  He’s offering up his own set of unusual talents, promising to protect her from Grimoire.  The kind of protection that Lizzy suspects might involve guarding her body day and night.

The Seven Deadly Sins are pride, greed, lust, envy wrath, sloth and gluttony.  That pretty much covers everything that is wicked.  Diesel thinks it also pretty much covers everything that’s fun.  And Lizzy thinks Diesel and the Seven Deadly Sins cover everything her mother warned her about.

Product Details
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press (September 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312652917
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312652913

Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead (Anthology) Edited by Nancy Kilpatrick – September 15, 2010

Evolve: Vampire Stories of the New Undead

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New Vampires have evolved, and they are coming for you! Kelly Armstrong, Tanya Huff and twenty-two other dark fantasy and horror writers come together to re-imagine the future of vampires in this new collection of all-original short fiction – one of the most unusual and original vampire anthologies ever assembled.

EVOLVE: Vampire Stories of the New Undead includes works by:
Kelley Armstrong, Tanya Huff, Claude Lalumière. Mary E. Choo, Sandra Kasturi, Bradley Somer, Kevin Cockle, Rebecca Bradley, Heather Clitheroe, Colleen Anderson, Sandra Wickham, Rhea Rose, Ronald Hore, Bev Vincent, Jennifer Greylyn, Steve Vernon, Michael Skeet, Kevin Nunn, Victoria Fisher, Rio Youers, Gemma Files, Natasha Beaulieu, Claude Bolduc, and Jerome Stueart.

Product Details
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Edge (September 15, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1894063333
  • ISBN-13: 978-1894063333

Bayou Moon (The Edge #2) by Ilona Andrews – September 28, 2010

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Cerise Mar and her unruly clan are cash poor but land rich, claiming a large swathe of the Mire, the Edge swamplands between the state of Louisiana and the Weird. When her parents vanish, her clan’s long-time rivals are suspect number one.

But all is not as it seems. Two nations of the Weird are waging a cold war fought by feint and espionage, and their conflict is about to spill over into the Edge—and Cerise’s life. William, a changeling soldier who left behind the politics of the Weird, has been forced back into service to track down a rival nation’s spymaster.

When William’s and Cerise’s missions lead them to cross paths, sparks fly—but they’ll have to work together if they want to succeed … and survive.

Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Ace (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0441019455
  • ISBN-13: 978-0441019458

The Bite Before Christmas by Heidi Betts – September 28, 2010

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In Heidi Betts-s collection of holiday novellas, vampires turn to Angelina Bertolli-vampire matchmaker extraordinaire-to help them find that special someone to curl up with under the mistletoe-

-All I Vant For Christmas-

Connor loves trimming the Christmas tree, baking gingerbread cookies, and hanging the mistletoe. But his vampire siblings won-t help. His friend Angelina sends party planner Jillian to the rescue. But when Jillian, who-s mortal, discovers she-s decking the halls for a family of vampires, will she run-or will Connor have a beautiful woman to share the holidays with?

-A Vampire in Her Stocking-

When Vivian learns that her secret crush Nick is terminally ill, she-s heartbroken. Confiding in Angelina, Vivian refuses to turn Nick into a vampire. Deciding to play Santa, Angelina changes Nick and leaves him wrapped in a red bow on Vivian-s doorstep-

-It-s A Wonderful Bite-

Although Angelina is happy with her boyfriend Sergio, she-s ready for a commitment. After drinking eggnog and watching It-s a Wonderful Life on Christmas Eve, Angelina falls into a dream where she is mortal and Sergio isn-t interested in her. Talk about the nightmare before Christmas! But Santa must have checked his list twice because this Christmas Angelina-s wishes are coming true-

Product Details

  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Brava (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0758247613
  • ISBN-13: 978-0758247612

Double Cross (The Disillusionists #2) by Carolyn Crane – September 28, 2010

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SOME SECRETS COME BACK TO HAUNT. OTHERS COME TO KILL.

Justine Jones lived her life as a fearful hypochondriac until she was lured into the web of a mysterious mastermind named Packard, who gifts her with extraordinary mental powers—dooming her to fight Midcity’s shadowy war on paranormal crime in order to find the peace she so desperately craves.

But now serial killers with unheard-of skills are terrorizing the most powerful beings in Midcity, including mastermind Packard and his oldest friend and worst enemy, Midcity’s new mayor, who has the ability to bend matter itself to his will. 

As the body count grows, Justine faces a crisis of conscience as she tests the limits of her new powers and faces an impossible choice between two flawed but brilliant men—one on a journey of redemption, the other descending into a pit of moral depravity.

Product Details
  • Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Spectra (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0553592629
  • ISBN-13: 978-0553592627

Eat Prey Love (Love at Stake #9) by Kerrelyn Sparks – September 28, 2010

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Wanted: Bride. Must love children. Mortals need not apply.

Carlos Panterra is looking for a mate, a woman who will love and care for the young orphans he’s recently taken under his wing (or paw, as the case may be). When the shape shifter spies the beautiful Caitlyn, it’s like sunshine amidst the darkness. At last, he’s found the perfect woman, except . . .

Caitlyn Whelan is mortal. Worse, her father is the head of a CIA agency bent on hunting the undead. Still, Caitlyn knows that Carlos is the man for her, shape shifter or not. So she jumps at the chance when her sister offers her a job to work with him, determined to show Carlos their attraction is more than just animal magnetism. But danger lurks in the night, and their unleashed, untamed passion might just get them both killed . . .

Product Details
  • Mass Market Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Avon (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061958034

Haunted Honeymoon (Casa Dracula #4) by Marta Acosta – September 28, 2010

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THERE’S MORE THAN HER HEART AT STAKE. . . .As the only human to survive vampire infection, Milagro de Los Santos has become quite a celebrity among the blood-drinking elite. Too bad the perks of her condition—increased strength, super-fast healing—don’t pay her condo fees. There are other complications too. She’s feeling guilty about her fling with enigmatic Vampire Council member Ian Ducharme, and pining for her ex-fiancé, Dr. Oswald Grant . . . the fabulous man whose kiss changed her life. It’s when Milagro—irked by Ian’s attentions to his neighbor—travels to London and enjoys a sexy flirtation of her own, that the blood really hits the fan. Suddenly, those around her are dying gruesome deaths and Milagro’s being interrogated. Who would kill to set her up as a murder suspect? Milagro just wants to turn back the clock and have another chance to make things right, but no sooner has she escaped to Oswald’s ranch than an accident obliterates her memory. Will the murderer come after her now? And will amnesia spark a romantic do-over with Oswald—or will she make all the same mistakes before she ever gets to say "I do"?

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery; Original edition (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416598871
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416598879

Hungry for Your Love: An Anthology of Zombie Romance Edited by Lori Perkins – September 28, 2010

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Romance ain’t dead…it’s undead. In this thrilling zombie anthology, horror fans will finally get their fill of zombie-on-zombie action, zombie-human love, and zombie smut. Because why should vampires have all the fun?

This collection of never-before-published tales includes:

–"Revanants Anonymous" by Francesca Lia Block: two zombies meet at a Revanants Anonymous meeting and when sparks fly they wonder how "dead" they really are

–"I Heart Brains" by Jaime Saare: a widow and a dead man get a second chance at love

–"Captive Hearts" by Brian Keene: zombie plagues can’t stop a woman from caring for the man she loves

–"Everyone I Love is Dead" by Elizabeth Coldwell: what happens when your true love comes back from the dead–after you’ve already moved on with a new man?

–"Last Times at Ridgemont High" by Kilt Kilpatrick: an electrifying zombie romp

–and many more!

Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312650795
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312650797

Left for Undead (Crimson Moon #6) by L. A. Banks – September 28, 2010

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Secret government operative Sasha Trudeau earned a long vacation with her lover and fellow Shadow Wolf, Hunter, after the brutal wolf-like attacks that left New Orleans in an uproar. But when her team calls with news of vampire slayings, Sasha knows it’s only a matter of time before another war breaks out among the supernatural denizens of the world …

The vampires are nobody’s ally, but the cold-hearted deaths of their own kind make them even more bloodthirsty than usual. But who is the culprit? With the Seelie and Unseelie courts claiming innocence and aligning together, Sasha’s team is at a loss. Until they discover that they’re facing ancient creatures from the depths of hell itself, bent on unleashing pure fury …  

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312943024
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312943028

Blood Lite II: Overbite (Anthology) by Kevin J. Anderson – September 28, 2010

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The anthology will come out from Pocket Books this Halloween, 2010.  Here is the table of contents:

  • Death and Taxes—Heather Graham
  • Table for Two—Jeff Ryan
  • Treatment—J.A. Konrath
  • Dead Clown Séance—Christopher Welch
  • The Day the Devil Swallowed a Heapin’ Helpin’ of Pride at the Beaulahville Gospel Jubilee—Scott Nicholson
  • Piecemaker—Don d’Ammassa
  • Good Breeding—Lucien Soulban
  • Tails—John R. Little
  • Dog Tired (of the Drama!)—L.A. Banks
  • A Sweet Girl for Todd—Mark Onspaugh
  • Dark Carbuncle—Kevin J. Anderson & Janis Ian
  • Tastes Like Chicken—Jordan Summers
  • Presumptuous Beast Throws Sumptuous Feast—Mike Baron
  • Bad German—Edward Bryant
  • The Halloween War—Brian J. Hatcher
  • Oh, the Ho-Ho Horror—Joel A. Sutherland
  • The Unfortunate Persistence of Harold Francis Beamish—Aaron Polson
  • Dick and Larry—D.L. Snell
  • Son of…a Bitch!—Sam W. Anderson
  • Her Lucky Day—Allison Brennan
  • A Wing and a Prayer—Sharyn McCrumb
  • Barewolf—Daniel Pyle
  • American Banshee—Eric James Stone
  • The Epicurean—Amy Sterling Casil
  • The Ghoul Next Door—Nancy Kilpatrick
  • Daycare of the Damned—Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • Season’s Tickets—Derek Clendening
  • The Close Shave—Mike Resnick & Lezli Robyn
  • Shaggy Dog Story—Steve Rasnic Tem
  • Eight-Legged Vengeance—Jeff Strand
  • Lucifer’s Daughter—Kelley Armstrong

Product Details

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Gallery; Original edition (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439187657
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439187654

Nekropolis (Matt Richter #1) by Tim Waggoner – September 28, 2010

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MATT RICHTER MAY BE DEAD, BUT HE’LL STILL CRACK THIS CASE.

Meet Matt Richter. Private Eye. Zombie. His mean streets are the city of the dead, the shadowy realm known as Nekropolis.
This place has always been ruled by the vampire overlords.
Now they’re plotting to destroy the city.
… over his dead body.

More pulp than Pulp Fiction, more butt-kicking than Buffy, Nekropolis is the first in a deathly new series.

File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Zombie Detective | Undead City | Crime Overlord | Sexy Vampires ]

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Angry Robot (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0857660136
  • ISBN-13: 978-0857660138

Poison Kissed (Shadowfae Chronicles #3) by Erica Hayes – September 28, 2010

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Mina is a banshee whose greatest power lies in her siren song. She’s beholden to her boss Joey, a snake-shifter who once saved her life and now employs her as a gang enforcer. She refuses to upset the fragile balance between them by admitting that she longs for him, that his embrace is the only thing she craves more than revenge for her mother’s death…

When Mina learns that Joey may have been involved in her mother’s murder, fury threatens to spill out of her note by vicious note. She and Joey have always trusted each other to stay alive, but now she’s not sure what to believe. The evidence stacked against him—or the one man who haunts her dreams and burns her blood…

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312624700
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312624705

Siren Song (Blood Singer #2) by Cat Adams – September 28, 2010

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Nothing if not resilient, Celia Graves is slowly adjusting to being a half-human, half-vampire Abomination. But her troubles are far from over. Her best friend’s murder is still unsolved, the cops are convinced she should be in jail, and her old lover, the magician Bruno DeLuca, has resurfaced in her life, saying he has something important to tell her.
The vampire attack that transformed Celia kicked her latent Siren abilities into high gear, and now she’s been summoned to the Sirens’ island to justify her existence—and possibly fight for her life—in front of the Siren Queen. Celia isn’t sure she’ll survive to make the trip. The demon she defeated in Blood Song hasn’t exactly gone quietly—he’s left Celia suffering from a powerful curse.

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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765324954
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765324955

Sorceress, Interrupted by A. J. Menden – September 28, 2010

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  • Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Love Spell (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 050552838X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0505528384

Twilight Forever Rising by Lena Meydan – September 28, 2010

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Darel Ericson of the Dahanavar clan is a rarity among his vampire brethren: he’s an empath, strong enough to occasionally read thought as well as emotion.  For centuries, his power has given the Dahanavar a significant advantage against the machinations of the other vampire families, an advantage which makes Darel both a powerful tool and a highly visible target.

Fortunately for Darel, it is more useful for the heads of the other clans to maintain the centuries-long peace between the houses than to remove him.  But, the cunning and violent head of the House of Nachterret is tired of the truce, and of hiding his presence in the world.  The Nachterret would like nothing more than have free reign over the helpless human cattle upon which they feed. 

Darel, and the human woman he loves, become central to the Nachterret’s scheme to plunge the Houses into all out war.  Darel is ultimately forced to face the question: is one young woman’s life too high a price to pay for peace?

Product Details

  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books; Second Edition edition (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765326795
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765326799

Venom (Elemental Assassin #3) by Jennifer Estep – September 28, 2010

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What kind of assassin works pro bono?

It’s hard to be a badass assassin when a giant is beating the crap out of you. Luckily, I never let pride get in the way of my work. My current mission is personal: annihilate Mab Monroe, the Fire elemental who murdered my family. Which means protecting my identity, even if I have to conceal my powerful Stone and Ice magic when I need it most. To the public, I’m Gin Blanco, owner of Ashland’s best barbecue joint. To my friends, I’m the Spider, retired assassin. I still do favors on the side. Like ridding a vampire friend of her oversized stalker—Mab’s right-hand goon who almost got me dead with his massive fists. At least irresistible Owen Grayson is on my side. The man knows too much about me, but I’ll take my chances. Then there’s Detective Bria Coolidge, one of Ashland’s finest. Until recently, I thought my baby sister was dead. She probably thinks the same about me. Little does she know, I’m a cold-blooded killer . . . who is about to save her life.

Product Details
  • Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Pocket (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1439148015
  • ISBN-13: 978-1439148013

When Pleasure Rules (Shadow Keepers #2) by J.K. Beck – September 28, 2010

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Seven innocents have been brutally murdered in Los Angeles, yet the Shadow Alliance has no suspects and no leads. As the body count mounts, the age-old feud between vampires and werewolves threatens to explode.

Lissa Monroe—a strong-willed, ravishing succubus who entices men to surrender their souls—agrees to go undercover for the Alliance. Her mission: infiltrate the mind of werewolf leader Vincent Rand, a ferociously alluring enemy who exerts a powerful hold over her. As the City of Angels teeters on the brink of apocalypse, these two adversaries must join together in order to survive an even more lethal enemy hidden in plain sight.

Product Details

  • Mass Market Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Bantam (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0440245788
  • ISBN-13: 978-0440245780

September – YA Titles #18

ReVamped (Vamped #2) by Lucienne Diver – September 1, 2010

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The fanged fabulousity of Vamped, FLUX’s fastest-selling new release, is back!

Gina’s Rules for Surviving Super Spy Club Training:

1. First, the dirt and sweat are just too horrible to contemplate.

2. Unless you enjoy cold showers, be the first one to the bathroom in the morning.

3. Cargo pants make you look hip-py.

4. Making out on missions, unless it’s part of your cover, is totally grounds for extra push-ups.

5. When going goth, you’ve totally got to strike words like totally, awesome, and phat from your vocabulary.

6. Who’s actually running the Super Spy Club, you ask? I could tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Flux (September 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0738721298
  • ISBN-13: 978-0738721293

Monster High by Lisi Harrison – September 1, 2010

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From Lisi Harrison, the New York Times bestselling author of The Clique and Alphas, comes a new series with a fresh twist on high school, romance, and the "horrors" of trying to fit in.
The monster community has kept a low profile at the local high school, but when two new girls enroll, the town will never be the same. Created just fifteen days ago, Frankie Stein is psyched to trade her father’s formaldehyde-smelling basement lab for parties and prom.
But with a student body totally freaked out by rumors of monsters stalking the halls, Frankie learns that high school can be rough for a chic freak like her. She thinks she finds a friend in fellow new student Melody Carver-but can a "normie" be trusted with her big secret?

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Poppy (September 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 031609918X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316099189

Crusade by Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguié – September 7, 2010

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The ultimate battle. The ultimate love.

For the past two years, Jenn has lived and trained at Spain’s Sacred Heart Academy Against the Cursed Ones. She is among the few who have pledged to defend humanity or die trying. But the vampires are gaining power, and the battle has only just begun.

Forced to return home after death takes a member of her family, Jenn discovers that San Francisco is now a vampire strong-hold. As a lone hunter apart from her team, Jenn is isolated—and at risk. She craves the company of her fighting partner, Antonio: his protection, his reassurance, his touch. But a relationship with Antonio comes with its own dangers, and the more they share of themselves, the more Jenn stands to lose.

Then Jenn is betrayed by one who was once bound to protect her, causing her to doubt all she had held as true. To survive, Jenn must find the courage to trust herself—and her heart.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416998020
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416998020

Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin – September 7, 2010

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Phoebe finds herself drawn to Mallory, the strange and secretive new kid in school, and the two girls become as close as sisters . . . until Mallory’s magnetic older brother, Ryland, shows up during their junior year. Ryland has an immediate, exciting hold on Phoebe-but a dangerous hold, for she begins to question her feelings about her best friend and, worse, about herself.

Soon she’ll discover the shocking truth about Ryland and Mallory: that these two are visitors from the faerie realm who have come to collect on an age-old debt. Generations ago, the faerie queen promised Pheobe’s ancestor five extraordinary sons in exchange for the sacrifice of one ordinary female heir. But in hundreds of years there hasn’t been a single ordinary girl in the family, and now the faeries are dying. Could Phoebe be the first ordinary one? Could she save the faeries, or is she special enough to save herself?

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Dial (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0803733720
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803733725

Firelight by Sophie Jordan – September 7, 2010

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A hidden truth.
Mortal enemies.
Doomed love.

Marked as special at an early age, Jacinda knows her every move is watched. But she longs for freedom to make her own choices. When she breaks the most sacred tenet among her kind, she nearly pays with her life. Until a beautiful stranger saves her. A stranger who was sent to hunt those like her. For Jacinda is a draki—a descendant of dragons whose greatest defense is her secret ability to shift into human form.

Forced to flee into the mortal world with her family, Jacinda struggles to adapt to her new surroundings. The only bright light is Will. Gorgeous, elusive Will who stirs her inner draki to life. Although she is irresistibly drawn to him, Jacinda knows Will’s dark secret: He and his family are hunters. She should avoid him at all costs. But her inner draki is slowly slipping away—if it dies she will be left as a human forever. She’ll do anything to prevent that. Even if it means getting closer to her most dangerous enemy.

Mythical powers and breathtaking romance ignite in this story of a girl who defies all expectations and whose love crosses an ancient divide.

Product Details

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061935085
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061935084

Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan – September 7, 2010

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Nastasya has spent the last century living as a spoiled, drugged-out party girl. She feels nothing and cares for no one. But when she witnesses her best friend, a Dark Immortal, torture a human, she realizes something’s got to change. She seeks refuge at a rehab for wayward immortals, where she meets the gorgeous, undeniably sexy Reyn, who seems inexplicably linked to her past.
Nastasya finally begins to deal with life, and even feels safe–until the night she learns that someone wants her dead.
Cate Tiernan, author of the popular Sweep series, returns with an engaging story of a timeless struggle and inescapable romance, the first book in a stunning new fantasy trilogy.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (September 7, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316035920
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316035927

Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin – September 14, 2010

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The only thing Avery Hood can remember about the night her parents died is that she saw silver—deadly silver, moving inhumanly fast. As much as she wants to remember who killed them, she can’t, and there’s nothing left to do but try to piece her life back together. Then Avery meets the new boy in school—Ben, mysterious and beautiful, with whom she feels a connection like nothing she’s ever experienced. When Ben reveals he’s a werewolf, Avery still trusts him—at first. Then she sees that sometimes his eyes flash inhuman silver. And she learns that she’s not the only one who can’t remember the night her parents died.Part murder mystery, part grief narrative, and part heart-stopping, headlong romance, Low Red Moon is a must-read for teen paranormal fans. As breathless as Twilight and as spooky as Shiver, this is a book to be devoured in one sitting—by an acclaimed YA author making her paranormal debut under the pseudonym Ivy Devlin.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books (September 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1599905108
  • ISBN-13: 978-1599905105

Personal Demons by Lisa Desrochers – September 14, 2010

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If you had to choose between Heaven and Hell, which would it be?
Are you sure about that…?
Frannie Cavanaugh is a good Catholic girl with a wicked streak. She’s spent years keeping everyone at a distance–even her closest friends–and it seems her senior year will be more of the same…until Luc Cain enrolls in her class. No one knows where he came from, but Frannie can’t seem to stay away from him. What she doesn’t know is that Luc works in Acquisitions–for Hell–and she possesses a unique skill set that has the king of Hell tingling with anticipation. All Luc has to do is get her to sin, and he’s as tempting as they come. Frannie doesn’t stand a chance.
Unfortunately for Luc, Heaven has other plans, and the angel, Gabe, is going to do whatever it takes to make sure that Luc doesn’t get what he came for. And it isn’t long before they find themselves fighting for more than just her soul.
But if Luc fails, there will be Hell to pay…for all of them.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Teen (September 14, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0765328089
  • ISBN-13: 978-0765328083

Crave by Melinda Metz & Laura J. Burns – September 21, 2010

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Shay has had a rare blood disorder since she was born. In fact, her mother married one of Shay’s doctors, Martin, who left his world-renowned leukemia research to try and figure out exactly what the disorder is and how to cure it. When she turns seventeen, Martin begins to give her new blood transfusions that make her feel the strongest she has ever felt. But she also has odd visions where she sees through the eyes of a vampire. At first, she thinks she must be imagining the visions, but when she begins to see Martin’s office in them, she knows she has to check it out. That’s when she finds Gabriel, a sexy, teenaged vampire, imprisoned in Martin’s office. The connection she has built with Gabriel compels her to set him free. But when he kidnaps her in an attempt at revenge on Martin, their lives become deeply intertwined. She doesn’t know the half of it.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing; Original edition (September 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1442408162
  • ISBN-13: 978-1442408166

Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Woon – September 21, 2010

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A haunting love story about desire, danger, and destiny.

After Renee Winters discovers her parents lying dead in California’s Redwood Forest in what appears to be a strange double murder, her grandfather sends her off to Gottfried Academy in Maine, a remote and mysterious high school dedicated to philosophy, “crude sciences,” and Latin: the Language of the Dead. It’s here she meets Dante, a dark and elusive student to whom she feels inexplicably drawn. As they get to know each other better, Dante can’t seem to control his attraction either, and their desires gradually deepen into a complex and dangerous romance. Dangerous because Dante is hiding a frightening secret. A secret so terrible, it has him fearing for Renee’s life. 
Dante’s not the only one with secrets, though. Turns out Gottfried Academy has a few of its own… Like, how come students keep disappearing? Why are the prefect-like Monitors creeping around campus during the night? And what exactly are the Headmistress and Professors really up to? Renee is determined to find out why.
Dead Beautiful is both a compelling romance and thought-provoking read, bringing shocking new meaning to life, death, love, and the nature of the soul.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Hyperion Book CH (September 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1423119568
  • ISBN-13: 978-1423119562

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff – September 21, 2010

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Mackie Doyle is not one of us. Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, he comes from a world of tunnels and black murky water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a little tattooed princess. He is a Replacement, left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago. Now, because of fatal allergies to iron, blood, and consecrated ground, Mackie is fighting to survive in the human world.

Mackie would give anything to live among us, to practice on his bass or spend time with his crush, Tate. But when Tate’s baby sister goes missing, Mackie is drawn irrevocably into the underworld of Gentry, known as Mayhem. He must face the dark creatures of the Slag Heaps and find his rightful place, in our world, or theirs.

Edward Scissorhands meets The Catcher in the Rye in this wildly imaginative and frighteningly beautiful horror novel about an unusual boy and his search for a place to belong.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Razorbill (September 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1595143378
  • ISBN-13: 978-1595143372

Twelfth Grade Kills (The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod #5) by Heather Brewer – September 21, 2010

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As a teenage vampire, Vlad has spent the last four years trying to handle the pressures of school while sidestepping a slayer out for his blood. Now heÕs a senior, and in this final, action-packed book in the series, Vlad must confront the secrets of the past, unravel the mystery of who he really is, make decisions about his future, and face his greatest enemy. ItÕs a senior year that totally bites.

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Dutton Juvenile (September 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0525422242
  • ISBN-13: 978-0525422242

Zombies vs. Unicorns (Anthology) by Cassandra Clare, Libba Bray, Maureen Johnson, Meg Cabot, Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Holly Black – September 21, 2010

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It’s a question as old as time itself: which is better, the zombie or the unicorn? In this anthology, edited by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier (unicorn and zombie, respectively), strong arguments are made for both sides in the form of short stories. Half of the stories portray the strengths–for good and evil–of unicorns and half show the good (and really, really bad-ass) side of zombies. Contributors include many bestselling teen authors, including Cassandra Clare, Libba Bray, Maureen Johnson, Meg Cabot, Scott Westerfeld, and Margo Lanagan. This anthology will have everyone asking: Team Zombie or Team Unicorn?

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry (September 21, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1416989536
  • ISBN-13: 978-1416989530

End of Days (Night Runner #2) by Max Turner – September 28, 2010

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Zachariah Thomson has spent the past year getting used to the idea that his best friend, Charlie, and the lovely Luna are now vampires, like him. As they learn to cope with the changes this brings, a mysterious creature appears. Likened to the Beast of the Apocalypse, it begins to dismantle the network of support around Zack, who discovers he is more than just an orphaned vampire – he is the subject of an ancient prophecy that relates to the End of Days. As friends and enemies, old and new, throw his world into chaos, he is forced to re-examine what it means to be good at a time when it seems that only the strong and ruthless can survive.

Product Details

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312592523
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312592523

The Frenzy by Francesca Lia Block – September 28, 2010

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  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: HarperTeen (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0061926663
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061926662

The Morganville Vampires, Volume 2 by Rachel Caine – September 28, 2010

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Two of the New York Times bestselling Morganville Vampire novels-in one bloodthirsty volume.
Midnight Alley
Claire Danvers has pledged herself to Amelie, the most powerful vampire in town. But her protection doesn’t offer much comfort when people start turning up dead and an ancient bloodsucker extends a chilling invitation for private lessons in his secluded home, giving a terrifying new meaning to "night school"…
Feast of Fools
The tenuous good-neighbor policy between the vampires and humans of Morganville is turned on its head with the arrival of bad-to-the-bone Mr. Bishop. What the ancient old-school vampire wants from the town is unthinkably sinister. It’s only at a formal ball that Claire realized the elaborately evil trap Bishop has set for the warm-blooded souls of Morganville.

Product Details
  • Reading level: Ages 9-12
  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: NAL Trade (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451232895
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451232892

Torment (Fallen #2) by Lauren Kate – September 28, 2010

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Hell on earth.
That’s what it’s like for Luce to be apart from her fallen angel boyfriend, Daniel.
It took them an eternity to find one another, but now he has told her he must go away. Just long enough to hunt down the Outcasts—immortals who want to kill Luce. Daniel hides Luce at Shoreline, a school on the rocky California coast with unusually gifted students: Nephilim, the offspring of fallen angels and humans.
At Shoreline, Luce learns what the Shadows are, and how she can use them as windows to her previous lives. Yet the more Luce learns, the more she suspects that Daniel hasn’t told her everything. He’s hiding something—something dangerous.
What if Daniel’s version of the past isn’t actually true? What if Luce is really meant to be with someone else?
The second novel in the addictive FALLEN series . . . where love never dies.

Product Details
  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (September 28, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385739141
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385739146

Dust City by Robert Paul Weston – September 30, 2010

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Who’s afraid of the big bad wolf?

His son, that’s who.

Ever since his father’s arrest for the murder of Little Red Riding Hood, teen wolf Henry Whelp has kept a low profile in a Home for Wayward Wolves . . . until a murder at the Home leads Henry to believe his father may have been framed.

Now, with the help of his kleptomaniac roommate, Jack, and a daring she-wolf named Fiona, Henry will have to venture deep into the heart of Dust City: a rundown, gritty metropolis where fairydust is craved by everyone and controlled by a dangerous mob of Water Nixies and their crime boss leader, Skinner.

Can Henry solve the mystery of his family’s sinister past? Or, like his father before him, is he destined for life as a big bad wolf?

Product Details
  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Razorbill (September 30, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1595142967
  • ISBN-13: 978-1595142962

Please CONTACT ME if I missed a title and I will update this post.
*Release dates are subject to change

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