Upcoming Releases: November 2015

Upcoming Releases November 2015
Another month, another list of really exciting books to discover. I won’t have a lot of time for reading due to over-investment in NaNoWriMo, but there are some potential beauties here that I just can’t miss out on. December it is!

The Anatomical Shape Of A Heart Jenn Bennett
The Anatomical Shape Of A Heart  

Author: Jenn Bennett
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, YA
Release date: November 3, 2015
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 304 pages

Artist Beatrix Adams knows exactly how she's spending the summer before her senior year. Determined to follow in Leonardo da Vinci’s footsteps, she's ready to tackle the one thing that will give her an advantage in a museum-sponsored scholarship contest: drawing actual cadavers. But when she tries to sneak her way into the hospital’s Willed Body program and misses the last metro train home, she meets a boy who turns her summer plans upside down. Jack is charming, wildly attractive . . . and possibly one of San Francisco’s most notorious graffiti artists. On midnight buses and city rooftops, Beatrix begins to see who Jack really is—and tries to uncover what he’s hiding that leaves him so wounded. But will these secrets come back to haunt him? Or will the skeletons in Beatrix’s own family’s closet tear them apart?

The Lies About Truth Courtney C. Stevens
The Lies About Truth 

Author: Courtney C. Stevens
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, YA
Release date: November 3, 2015
Publisher: Harper Teen
Pages: 336 pages

Sadie Kingston, is a girl living in the aftermath. A year after surviving a car accident that killed her friend Trent and left her body and face scarred, she can’t move forward. The only person who seems to understand her is Trent’s brother, Max. As Sadie begins to fall for Max, she's unsure if she is truly healed enough to be with him — even if Max is able to look at her scars and not shy away. But when the truth about the accident and subsequent events comes to light, Sadie has to decide if she can embrace the future or if she'll always be trapped in the past.

Claudia Gray Ten Thousand Skies Above You Firebird
Ten Thousand Skies Above You 

Author: Claudia Gray
Series: Firebird #2 
Genre: Science Fiction, YA
Release date: November 3, 2015
Publisher: Harper Teen
Pages: 424 pages

Ever since she used the Firebird, her parents' invention, to cross into alternate dimensions, Marguerite has caught the attention of enemies who will do anything to force her into helping them dominate the multiverse—even hurting the people she loves. She resists until her boyfriend, Paul, is attacked and his consciousness scattered across multiple dimensions. Marguerite has no choice but to search for each splinter of Paul’s soul. The hunt sends her racing through a war-torn San Francisco, the criminal underworld of New York City, and a glittering Paris where another Marguerite hides a shocking secret. Each world brings Marguerite one step closer to rescuing Paul. But with each trial she faces, she begins to question the destiny she thought they shared.

Unforgiven Lauren Kate Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate
Series: Fallen #5 
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, YA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 400 pages

High school can be hell. Cam knows what it’s like to be haunted. He’s spent more time in Hell than any angel ever should. And his freshest Hell is high school, where Lilith, the girl he can’t stop loving, is serving out a punishment for his crimes. Cam made a bet with Lucifer: he has fifteen days to convince the only girl who really matters to him to love him again. If he succeeds, Lilith will be allowed back into the world, and they can live their lives together. But if he fails…there’s a special place in Hell just for him. Tick-tock.

Winter Marissa Meyer

Author: Marissa Meyer
Series: The Lunar Chronicles #4 
Genre: Fantasy, YA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Pages: 832 pages

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend–the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.

November 9 Colleen Hoover
November 9 

Author: Colleen Hoover
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, NA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages: TBA

Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day of her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction leads them to spend Fallon’s last day in L.A. together, and her eventful life becomes the creative inspiration Ben has always sought for his novel. Over time and amidst the various relationships and tribulations of their own separate lives, they continue to meet on the same date every year. Until one day Fallon becomes unsure if Ben has been telling her the truth or fabricating a perfect reality for the sake of the ultimate plot twist.

Soundless Richelle Mead

Author: Richelle Mead
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Fantasy, YA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Razorbill
Pages: 272 pages

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom. When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation. But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Charlotte Huang
For The Record 

Author: Charlotte Huang
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Contemporary, YA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 320 pages

Chelsea thought she knew what being a rock star was like . . . until she became one. After losing a TV talent show, she slid back into small-town anonymity. But one phone call changed everything Now she’s the lead singer of the band Melbourne, performing in sold-out clubs every night and living on a bus with three gorgeous and talented guys. The bummer is that the band barely tolerates her. And when teen hearthrob Lucas Rivers take an interest in her, Chelsea is suddenly famous, bringing Melbourne to the next level—not that they’re happy about that. Her feelings for Beckett, Melbourne’s bassist, are making life even more complicated. Chelsea only has the summer tour to make the band—and their fans—love her. If she doesn’t, she’ll be back in Michigan for senior year, dying a slow death. The paparazzi, the haters, the grueling schedule . . . Chelsea believed she could handle it. But what if she can’t?

Dangerous Lies Becca Fitzpatrick
Dangerous Lies 

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Series: Stand-alone
Genre: Thriller, Contemporary, YA
Release date: November 10, 2015
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Pages: 400 pages

Stella Gordon is not her real name. Thunder Basin, Nebraska, is not her real home. This is not her real life. After witnessing a lethal crime, Stella Gordon is sent to the middle of nowhere for her own safety before she testifies against the man she saw kill her mother’s drug dealer. But Stella was about to start her senior year with the boyfriend she loves. How can she be pulled away from the only life she knows and expected to start a new one in Nebraska? Stella chafes at her protection and is rude to everyone she meets. She’s not planning on staying long, so why be friendly? Then she meets Chet Falconer and it becomes harder to keep her guard up, even as her guilt about having to lie to him grows. As Stella starts to feel safer, the real threat to her life increases—because her enemies are actually closer than she thinks…

The Game Of Lives James Dashner
The Game Of Lives 

Author: James Dashner
Series: The Mortality Doctrine #3
Genre: Science Fiction, YA
Release date: November 17, 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Pages: 352 pages

Michael used to live to game, but the games he was playing have become all too real. Only weeks ago, sinking into the Sleep was fun. The VirtNet combined the most cutting-edge technology and the most sophisticated gaming for a full mind-body experience. And it was Michael’s passion. But now every time Michael sinks, he risks his life. The games are over. The VirtNet has become a world of deadly consequences, and Kaine grows stronger by the day. The Mortality Doctrine—Kaine’s master plan—has nearly been realized, and little by little the line separating the virtual from the real is blurring. If Kaine succeeds, it will mean worldwide cyber domination. And it looks like Michael and his friends are the only ones who can put the monster back in the box—if Michael can figure out who his friends really are.

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  1. I have yet to start the Lunar chronicles but really want to, and I also want to start the Fallen series! I'm so glad that theres so many books in those series already hehe, I hate waiting for the next book xD Thanks for sharing, Maaike!

    1. I also need to start the Lunar Chronicles. It's been on my list for way too long. Maybe we can start together, haha. ;D And agreed, waiting for the next book in a series is real torture.


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