Remember that crazy-long list of new releases last week? Well, take a breather, because it’s a light week this week, and they’re all YA Paranormals. Easier to choose, maybe? See what strikes your fancy…and win your choice in the contest. Details at the end. As always, open internationally!
The Demon’s Surrender, by Sarah Rees Brennan
(June 14, Margaret K. McElderry)
The Goblin Market has always been the center of dancer Sin’s world, but now the Market is at war with the magicians. Keeping secrets from the market she loves, Sin is thrown together with the Ryves brothers, Nick and Alan, whom she’s always despised. But Alan has been marked by a magician, and as Sin watches Alan struggle to protect the demon brother he loves, she begins to see both brothers in a new light. Third in the Demon’s Lexicon series.YA.
From Bad to Cursed, by Katie Alender
(June 14, Hyperion)
Alexis is the last girl you’d expect to sell her soul for beauty and popularity. After all, she already has everything she needs–an adorable boyfriend, the perfect best friend, and a family that finally seems to be healing after her sister Kasey’s unfortunate possession by an evil spirit. But then Kasey tells Alexis about the mysterious new club she has joined, and the oath she has taken to someone named Aralt. Second in the Bad Girls Don’t Die series. YA
Hourglass, by Myra McEntire
(June 14, Egmont)
For 17-year-old Emerson Cole, life is about seeing what isn’t there: swooning Southern Belles; soldiers long forgotten; a haunting jazz trio that vanishes in an instant. She’s tried everything, but the visions keep coming back. So when her well-meaning brother brings in a consultant from a secretive organization called the Hourglass, Emerson’s willing to try one last cure. But meeting Michael Weaver may not only change her future, but her past. YA
Passion, by Lauren Kate
(June 14, Delacorte)
Luce would die for Daniel. And she has. Over and over again. Throughout time, Luce and Daniel have found each other, only to be painfully torn apart: Luce dead, Daniel left broken and alone. But perhaps it doesn’t need to be that way. . . .Luce is certain that something—or someone—in a past life can help her in her present one. So she begins the most important journey of this lifetime . . . going back eternities to witness firsthand her romances with Daniel . . . and finally unlock the key to making their love last. Cam and the legions of angels and Outcasts are desperate to catch Luce, but none are as frantic as Daniel. He chases Luce through their shared pasts, terrified of what might happen if she rewrites history. Because their romance for the ages could go up in flames . . . forever. Third in the Fallen series. YA
The Revenant, by Sonia Gensler
(June 14, Knopf)
When Willie arrives in Indian Territory, she knows only one thing: no one can find out who she really is. To escape a home she doesn’t belong in anymore, she assumes the name of a former classmate and accepts a teaching job at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Nothing prepares her for what she finds there. A student drowned in the river last year, and the girls whisper that she was killed by a jealous lover. Willie’s room is the very room the dead girl slept in. The students say her spirit haunts it. Soon, even she has to admit that the revenant may be trying to tell her something. YA
Trial by Fire, by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
(June 14, Egmont)
Bryn is finally settling into her position as alpha of the Cedar Ridge Pack, or at least, her own version of alpha when you’re a human leading a band of werewolves. Then she finds a teenage boy bleeding on her front porch. But Lucas isn’t part of Bryn’s pack, and she has no right to claim another alpha’s Were. With danger closing in, Bryn will have to accept that to be alpha, she must give in to her own animal instincts and become less human. Second in the Raised by Wolves series. YA
See anything you want? So…Reader’s choice―you tell me. As always, four entries possible and please include your e-mail: +1 for comment, +1 for blog follow, +1 for Twitter follow @Suzanne_Johnson, and +1 for a Tweet or RT about the contest. Now….go!