This Week in YA Lit (February 29 - March 6)
Here's this week's nifty compilation of YA lit happenings.
A Study in Charlotte, by Brittany Cavallero
Description (from Amazon): The first book in a witty, suspenseful new trilogy about a brilliant new crime-solving duo: the teen descendants of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson. This clever page-turner will appeal to fans of Maureen Johnson and Ally Carter.
Jamie Watson has always been intrigued by Charlotte Holmes; after all, their great-great-great-grandfathers are one of the most infamous pairs in history. But the Holmes family has always been odd, and Charlotte is no exception. She’s inherited Sherlock’s volatility and some of his vices—and when Jamie and Charlotte end up at the same Connecticut boarding school, Charlotte makes it clear she’s not looking for friends.
But when a student they both have a history with dies under suspicious circumstances, ripped straight from the most terrifying of the Sherlock Holmes stories, Jamie can no longer afford to keep his distance. Danger is mounting and nowhere is safe—and the only people they can trust are each other.
Girl Last Seen, by Heather Anastasiu and Anne Greenwood Brown
Guile, by Constance Cooper
Beyond the Red, by Ava Jae
In Real Life, by Jessica Love
Character, Driven, by David Lubar
Seven Black Diamonds, by Melissa Marr
Did I Mention I Need You?, by Estelle Maskame
The Awakening of Sunshine Girl, by Paige McKenzie with Alyssa Sheinmel
Every Second Counts, by Sophie McKenzie
The Girl Who Fell, by S.M. Parker
The Lifeboat Clique, by Kathy Parks
Unforgivable, by Amy Reed
Into the Dim, by Janet B. Taylor
Enter to win copies of Atlantis Quest, Holding Court, In Real Life, and more from Adventures in YA Publishing.
Enter to win a $400 corset and a selection of paranormal romance novels from Urban Epics.
Enter to win an Eco Heart Oracle deck from author Ingrid Koivukangas.
And don't forget to check out the many YA giveaways on Goodreads, including The Raven Boys, Eleanor & Park, and Nowhere But Here.
Author Jeremy Scott (The Ables) is doing an AMA in /r/books on February 29th.
Author Gloria Craw (Atlantis Quest) is doing an AMA in /r/books on March 2nd.
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