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ELEVENSIES SPRING RELEASES!

In the publishing industry, spring starts early. Here's a list of what 2011 has in store for you between now and April.

Congratulations, spring debut authors!

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January

 

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SOMETHING LIKE HOPE (Delacorte)*
Shawn Goodman

Shavonne, a fierce and desperate 17 year-old who is trapped in a juvenile justice system that is corrupt and abusive, struggles to find a way out.


 

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TEENIE (Knopf)*
Christopher Grant

The funny stuff that happens in a West Indian family meets an after school special.

  

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WARPED (Delacorte)
Maurissa Guibord

A romantic fantasy about a girl, a unicorn tapestry and the threads of fate that bind them together.

 

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Unearthly (HarperTeen)
Cynthia Hand


 

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DOGSLED DREAMS (4RV Publishing)
Terry Lynn Johnson

Rebecca dreams of becoming a famous sled dog racer.

 


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XVI (Speak)
Julia Karr

In the future, innocence expires at sixteen.




THE IRON WITCH (Flux)
Karen Mahoney

Dark magic & twisted faeries.



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ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (Razorbill)
Beth Revis

When Amy wakes up from cryogenic freezing early, she must stop a murderer unplugging the other frozens.


 

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VESPER (Balzer + Bray)
Jeff Sampson

A geeky teen girl must figure out who’s committing a rash of murders in her small town...and what’s causing her to turn into a monster.


 

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THE TROUBLE WITH HALF A MOON (Putnam)
Danette Vigilante

Thirteen year old Dellie learns about faith and healing from Miss Shirley, a mysterious new neighbor, and Corey, a five year old boy in need of love and rescuing.


*released in December 2010
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HOW LAMAR'S BAD PRANK WON A BUBBA-SIZED TROPHY (Balzer & Bray)
Crystal Allen
Lamar is the maddest, baddest bowler ever, but when it comes to girls, he doesn’t have game.  So over the summer, he vows to change his image from dud to stud!


 

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RIVAL (HarperTeen)
Sara Bennett Wealer

"Glee" goes to the opera in this novel about best friends, bitter enemies and one life-changing competition.

 

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HAVEN (Simon Pulse)
Kristi Cook

A paranormal tale set at a boarding school where everyone has psychic abilities.
 

 

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THE FOURTH STALL (HarperCollins)
Chris Rylander


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March


THE END OF THE LINE (Holiday House)
Angela Ceritto


 

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CLARITY (Point/Scholastic)
Kim Harrington

A psychic teen must solve a murder when her brother becomes the prime suspect.

 

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LIKE MANDARIN (Delacorte
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Kirsten Hubbard

There's not much beauty in the badlands of Washokey, Wyoming, but Grace thinks she's found it in an unlikely friendship with wild girl Mandarin Ramey – that is, until Mandarin betrays her.


 

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Illegal (HarperCollins)
Bettina Restrepo

Nora, a Mexican immigrant, crosses the border illegally to find her father in Houston,Texas.



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THE LIAR SOCIETY (Sourcebooks Fire)
Lisa and Laura Roecker

Kate Lowry didn't think dead best friends could send e-mails....  


 

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BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY (Philomel)
Ruta Sepetys

A fifteen-year-old girl fights for her life amidst Stalin's genocide.


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April

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KAT, INCORRIGIBLE (Atheneum)
Stephanie Burgis

In Kat Stephenson's Regency England, magic is the greatest scandal of all - but Kat's not going to let that stop her when there are highwaymen to battle and true loves to catch for her older sisters!


 
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BLOOD MAGIC (Random House)
Tessa Gratton

A novel about two teens who meet in a cemetery and plunge into a dangerous world of dark magic, first love, and the deadly secrets that hide in blood.

 


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LIPSTICK LAWS (Graphia/Houghton Mifflin)
Amy Holder

Sometimes popularity comes with a price...especially when the Lipstick Laws are involved.


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MEMENTO NORA (Marshall Cavendish)
Angie Smibert

A teenage girl struggles to hold on to her memories—and her identity—in a world that finds it far more lucrative for everyone to forget—and keep on shopping. 


 


Comments

( 6 comments — Leave a comment )
akossket
Jan. 4th, 2011 06:32 pm (UTC)
Congratulations!!!
natalieag
Jan. 6th, 2011 11:13 am (UTC)
So many great books coming out. I'm so excited for you all. Enjoy your special time.
amyholder
Jan. 9th, 2011 03:45 am (UTC)
I'm so excited to read all of my fellow spring debuts!
lisaalbert
Jan. 21st, 2011 11:53 pm (UTC)
This is a great line up!! Congrats, everyone!

Question: any way we can have the release date added next to each title? I'd like to help with promo and was looking to add everyone's book release date on my 2011 calendar. I can make an online calendar or a link to mine so everyone can see it. :-)
sheela_chari
Jan. 22nd, 2011 04:29 am (UTC)
Lisa, if you click on the Elevensies Catalog on the sidebar, you'll get a full list of everyone's books by season and genre, along with their release date. The catalog is downloadable and printable.
lisaalbert
Jan. 22nd, 2011 04:51 am (UTC)
Excellent! I forgot about that! Thanks, Sheela!
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