September 16: "The Infinite Sea" – Rick Yancey returns to the world of his critically acclaimed novel "The Fifth Wave" with its sequel, "The Infinite Sea." In this sci-fi thriller series, Yancey's young characters explore a post-apocalyptic world where aliens inhabit the Earth and resemble humans. Booklist calls it "a breathless, grueling survival story kicked off by a gut-wrenching concept."
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September 16: 'Made For You' – Melissa Marr, author of the bestselling Wicked Lovely series, returns with a thriller. Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital trying to remember why someone tried to kill her. When she discovers that she can foresee people's deaths when they touch her, the mystery deepens. Booklist says readers will enjoy how "this twisted modern southern gothic tale unfolds through the multiple perspectives."
September 16: 'I'll Give You the Sun' – Jandy Nelson, author of "The Sky is Everywhere," returns with "I'll Give You the Sun." Twins Jude and Noah each tell half of this story. They were close until their lives went in different directions. Now, an unpredictable force will bring them back together. "Nelson's novel brims with emotion (grief, longing, and love in particular) as Noah, Jude, and the broken individuals in their lives find ways to heal," according to Publishers Weekly.
September 16: 'Get Even' – Four high school girls team up to anonymously get their revenge on bullies in Gretchen McNeil's "Get Even." Billed as "The Breakfast Club" meets "Pretty Little Liars," "Get Even" centers on members of the Don't Get Mad club. When one of their targets ends up dead, it seems that someone wants revenge on the revenge-takers themselves. "The suspense that McNeil builds should keep readers curious to discover what happens next in this planned series," says Publishers Weekly.
September 16: 'Jackaby' – Fans of "Sherlock Holmes" might enjoy "Jackaby" by William Ritter. Abigail Rook serves as an ordinary but invaluable assistant to supernatural investigator R.F. Jackaby. Kirkus Reviews calls it "a magical mystery tour de force with a high body count and a list of unusual suspects" that "demands sequels."
September 16: 'Sway' – The classic tale of Cyrano de Bergerac gets a new twist in Kat Spears' "Sway." Jesse, known as "Sway," can get you anything you want for the right price or a favor. While trying to help a bully get a date with nice girl, Jesse finds himself falling for her. Kirkus Reviews calls it "a compelling debut told with swagger and real depth."
September 16: 'Blackbird' – Sunny wakes up to face a train hurtling toward her on the subway track with no memory of her identity. But everyone she encounters seems eager to kill her. She has few clues about her past, including a blackbird tattoo and dreams of a mysterious young man. Kirkus Reviews says "this edgy, action-packed thriller gives future genre offerings something to aspire to."
September 23: 'Afterworlds' – Scott Westerfeld's latest is a story within a story featuring high-schooler Darcy Patel, whose novel "Afterworlds" is about a girl who escapes a terrorist attack.
September 23: 'Tabula Rasa' – Kristen Lippert-Martin's debut novel, "Tabula Rasa," has been described as "The Bourne Identity" meets "Divergent." Sarah has the chance to undergo a new procedure that will give her troubled memory a blank slate. But her surgery is interrupted by a team of soldiers and Pierce, a teen computer hacker, giving Sarah a chance to figure out her past and her future at the same time. Publishers Weekly says "both Sarah and Pierce are layered and appealing characters."
September 23: 'On a Clear Day' – "On a Clear Day" is the first of three books by beloved author Walter Dean Myers to be published posthumously. It follows a diverse group of young activists trying to make a difference and fight injustice in 2035. Kirkus Reviews calls it "a clarion call from a beloved, much-missed master."