Monday, February 18, 2013

Published in February 2013

Here are some of the teenage/YA titles that are being published in the UK in February 2013. I will put a link to this post and subsequent "monthly" lists in my sidebar.January's list is here.

I have tried to identify all the British authors which I hope will be useful to those doing Sarah's British Books Challenge at Feeling Fictional. (please let me know of any errors or omissions).
Julianna Baggott - Fuse (14th, Headline, HB)
Ilsa J Bick - Drowning Instinct (28th, Quercus, pb)
Yelena Black - Dance of Shadows (12th, Bloomsbury Childrens, pb)
Jessica Brody - Unremembered (28th, Macmillan Children's Books, pb)
Rachel Caine - Devil's Due (1st, Mira, pb)
Gail Carriger - Etiquette & Espionage (5th, ATOM< pb)
Rae Carson - Fire and Thorns (7th, Indigo, pb)
Ally Carter - Perfect Scoundrels (7th, Orchard, pb)
PC & Kristin Cast - Neferet's Curse (19th, ATOM, pb)
S D Crockett - One Crow Alone (14th, Macmillan Children's Books, HB) British Author
Kevin Crossley-Holland - Scramasax (28th, Quercus, pb) British Author
Lauren DeStefano - Fever (14th, Harper Voyager, pb)
Lauren DeStefano - Sever (14th, Harper Voyager, tpb)
Rae Earl - OMG! Is This Actually My Life? Hattie Moore's Unbelievable Year! (7th, Walker, pb) British Author
Sarah Moore Fitzgerald - Back to Blackbrick (7th, Orion Childrens, HB) 
Sara Grant - Dark Parties (7th, Indigo, pb) British Author
Alyxandra Harvey - Blood Prophecy (14th, Bloomsbury Childrens, pb)
Barry Hutchinson - Afterworlds: The Book of Doom (28th, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, pb) British Author
Christine Johnson - Gathering Dark (14th, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books, pb)
Lauren Kate - Rapture (28th, Corgi Childrens, pb)
Laura Lam - Pantomime (7th, Strange Chemistry, pb) British Author
Derek Landy - Skulduggery Pleasant: Kingdon of the Wicked (28, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, pb)
Saci Lloyd - Quantum Drop (7th, Hodder Children's Books, pb) British Author
Kate Locke - The Queen is Dead (5th, Orbit, pb)
Patricia McCormick - Never Fall Down (7th, Corgi Childrens, pb)
Sophie McKenzie - Missing Me (28th, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books, pb) BA
Melissa Marr & Kelley Armstrong (eds) - Shards and Ashes (19th, ATOM, pb)
Richelle Mead - The Indigo Spell (12th, Penguin, pb)
Marissa Meyer - Scarlet (7th, Puffin, pb)
Elizabeth Miles - Envy (28th, Simon & Schuster Childrens Books, pb)
Ashley Miller & Zach Stentz - Colin Fischer (7th, Puffin, pb)
Megan Miranda - Hysteria (14th, Bloomsbury Childrens, pb)
Jacquelyn Mitchard - What We Saw at Night (14th, SOHO, HB)
Robert Muchamore - Scorched Earth (7th, Hodder Children's Books, pb) British Author
Tricia Rayburn - Abyss (7th, Faber, pb)
Chris Riddell & Paul Stewart - Wyrmeweald (7th, Corgi Childrens, pb) British Author
Alex Scarrow - TimeRiders: Pirate Kings (7th, Puffin, pb) British Author
Simon Scarrow - Gladiator: Street Fighter (7th, Puffin, pb) British Author
Simon Scarrow - Gladiator: Son of Spartacus (7th, Puffin, HB) British Author 
Cara Lynn Schulz - Spellcaster (1st, Mira Ink, pb)
C J Skuse - Dead Romantic (4th, Chicken House, pb) British Author
Jessica Spotwood - Born Wicked (7th, Puffin, pb)
Ruth Warburton - A Witch Alone (7th, Hodder Children's Books, pb) BA
Kiersten White - Sister Assassin (19th, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, pb)
Maryrose Wood - The Poison Diaries 3 (28th, HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks, pb)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Cover Reveal of Teardrop

In case you haven't seen it the cover for Lauren Kate's Teardrop is...

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

New Series from Lauren Kate

I received the following press release from Random House regarding a new series from Fallen's Lauren Kate:
RHCP signs up new series from bestselling author Lauren Kate

Random House Children’s Publishers have acquired a new series by Lauren Kate the author of the internationally bestselling series, Fallen. Three books were acquired in the UK by Annie Eaton and Becky Stradwick, the first; TEARDROP will be released in the UK in October 2013.

The story stars a seventeen-year old named Eureka Boudreaux whose tears possess the power to raise the lost continent of Atlantis. The TEARDROP jacket will be exclusively revealed on the Fallen Facebook page on Monday 11th February.
Which reminds me that I mus get on and read/listen to Rapture...

Monday, February 4, 2013

Publishing News

A couple of links in today's Booktrade about buy outs and new imprints and a publishing deal:

1. Templar Publishing Buys Piccadilly Press (Publishers Weekly)

Piccadilly Press, the children’s book publisher founded by Brenda Gardner 29 years ago, has been acquired by Templar Publishing, the children’s publisher owned by Bonnier Publishing Ltd. Under Gardner’s direction [] Piccadilly Press will continue to publish under its own imprint and Gardner will remain publisher.

2. Choc Lit is to launch a young adult imprint called Choc Lit Rocks [Booktrade]

The first book under the new YA label will be New England Rocks, to be published worldwide in August 2013 in ebook and paperback formats. This title is the first in the New England series written by Christina Courtenay, marking a departure from her award winning historical fiction.

The heroine of the New England series is Rain Mackenzie, a young woman who trouble just seems to stick to. Expelled from her British boarding school, she can't believe her bad luck. Not only is she forced to move to New England, USA, she's also sent to the local high school, as a punishment. She's determined to hate everything, and her rebellious nature soon finds new ways to court controversy. And that's not all she's courting...