Congratulations, fall debut authors!
ANNA DRESSED IN BLOOD (Tor) - Sep
It's just your average boy-meets-girl, girl-kills-people story.
THE GIRL OF FIRE AND THORNS (Greenwillow) - Sep 20
An unlovely, underachieving princess must become a hero when she is married off to a foreign king and swept into a world of courtly politics, dark magic, and war.
THE FAERIE RING (Tor Teen) - Sep 27
A stolen ring, a threatened truce between the British and Faerie Courts and a pickpocket with an intriguing birthmark....
THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER (Simon & Schuster BFYR) - Sep 27
About a sixteen-year-old girl who discovers she may be responsible for a series of murders, and the boy who falls in love with her, at his own risk.
WITCH EYES (Flux) - Fall
A modern, gay Romeo and Juliet story involving two rival witch families, and the sons that fall in love.
THE PRINCESS CURSE (HarperCollins)
In this medieval Romanian retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses," an herbalist's apprentice must break a curse or become the bride of the Lord of Underworld.
WITH A NAME LIKE LOVE (Macmillan) - Sep 27
Ollie’s daddy, the Reverend Everlasting Love, pulls their trailer into town for a three day revival. On that first day, Ollie meets a boy whose mother is in jail for murdering his father and who asserts her innocence. But, even if Ollie were to believe the boy, could she convince her daddy to stay long enough to help him?
MERCY LILY (Flux) - Oct 8
Dealing with the concepts of quality of life, natural death, and euthanasia are all part of being a veterinary assistant, but when Lily’s duties of caring for animals and being her mom’s caretaker become blurred, she’s faced with the hardest decision of her life—and her mother’s.
THE CIRCLE CAST: THE LOST YEARS OF MORGAN LE FAY (Tradewinds) - Oct
How did an exiled girl named Morgan le Fay become the most powerful witch of her generation?
DEARLY, DEPARTED (Random House)
Girls in pretty dresses with rail guns, making "dinner" plans with the sweetest of post-mortal guys...what's not to like?
AUDITION (Viking) - Oct
What price would you pay to reach your dreams?
VIRTUOSITY (Simon & Schuster) - Oct 18
Carmen, a 17-year-old violin prodigy, falls for her biggest rival just two weeks before the biggest competition of her career.
DON'T EXPECT MAGIC (Delacorte) - Nov 8
A reluctant fairy godmother discovers that it takes more than magic to make wishes come true.
MY UN-FAIRY TALE LIFE (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky) - Nov 1
Is your magical kingdom falling apart? Twelve-year-old Jenny is on the case -- whether she likes it or not.
FETCHING (Disney*Hyperion) - Nov
A crew of middle school nobodies secretly use dog training techniques on their classmates to go from eighth-grade underdogs to leaders of the pack, only to discover being top dog isn't all they expected it to be.
FLYAWAY (Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt) - Dec 20
Fifteen-year-old Stevie suspects her mom, who works as a stripper in downtown Seattle, may be doing crystal meth.