February is here and so are these AMAZING READS!
2/4: The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz – Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Red Queen, this is the first novel in a sweeping YA fantasy-romance duet about a deadly assassin, his mysterious apprentice, and the country they are sworn to protect from #1 NYT bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz.
2/4: Alice by Heart by Steven Sater – A young girl takes refuge in a London Tube station during WWII and confronts grief, loss, and first love with the help of her favorite book, Alice in Wonderland, in the debut novel from Tony Award-winning playwright Steven Sater.
2/4: Lovely War by Julie Berry – A sweeping, multi-layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II, where gods hold the fates–and the hearts–of four mortals in their hands. Now in paperback!
2/4: If I’m Being Honest by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley – Cameron Bright is gorgeous, popular, and–according to her classmates–a total b*tch. But when her crush, Andrew, catches a glimpse of her cruelty up close, it’s enough to drive him away for good. To win him over, Cameron resolves to “tame” herself, like Shakespeare’s shrew, Katherine. Now in paperback!
2/4: Fire Color One by Jenny Valentine – A finalist for the prestigious Carnegie Medal, this novel is a stunning tribute to fathers and daughters, and to the unique power of art to connect and change us. Now in paperback!
2/11: The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly by Meredith Tate – After a drug deal gone wrong, Autumn is beaten, bound, and held hostage. Now, trapped between life and death, she leaves her body, seeking help. No one can sense her presence–except her sister. When Autumn doesn’t come home, Ivy just knows she’s in trouble. Unable to escape the chilling feeling that something isn’t right, Ivy follows a string of clues that bring her closer to rescuing her sister… and closer to danger.
2/11: Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte – An enthralling fast-paced mystery where competing agendas collide with deadly consequences, and a shocking twist you won’t see coming. Now in paperback!
2/11: The Truth and Lies of Ella Black by Emily Barr – From the author of the “unputdownable” international hit The One Memory of Flora Banks comes a fast-paced cross-continental journey of identity, family, darkness and light, and the ways in which we define ourselves. Now in paperback!
2/18: The Blossom and the Firefly by Sherri L. Smith – From the award-winning author of Flygirl comes this powerful WWII romance between two Japanese teens caught in the cogs of an unwinnable war, perfect for fans of Salt to the Sea, Lovely War, and Code Name Verity.
2/18: Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli – Audrey Lee is going to the Olympics. But with painful revelations, incredible odds, and the very real possibility of falling at every turn, will Audrey’s determination be enough?
2/18: When the Sky Fell on Splendor by Emily Henry – The Serpent King meets Stranger Things in Emily Henry’s gripping novel about a group of friends in a small town who find themselves dealing with unexpected powers after a cosmic event. Now in paperback!
2/18: The Triumphant by Lesley Livingston – The final book in the Valiant series takes Fallon and her warrior sisters on an epic journey from the corrupt Roman Republic to the wonder of the ancient world: Alexandria, Egypt. Now in paperback!
2/25: Rebelwing by Andrea Tang – Set in a wonderfully inventive near-future Washington, D.C., this hilarious, defiant debut sparkles with wit and wisdom, deftly exploring media consumption, personal freedoms, and the weight of one life as Pru, rather reluctantly, takes to the skies.