Thursday, April 30, 2009

Books I need and last day of BEDA!

Here is my wish list of books that is going to be at The Book Expo America:
The Amanda Project: Book 1: invisible i
 by Stella Lennon (HarperTeen). Four students try to locate their missing friend in this novel with an Internet component.

Candle Man, Book One: The Society of Unrelenting Vigilance by Glenn Dakin (Egmont) introduces a hero with a mysterious legacy, set in a world with steampunk elements.

The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima (Disney-Hyperion) kicks off a trilogy starring a reformed thief and a princess heir.

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld, illus. by Keith Thompson (Simon Pulse). The author of the Uglies series sets his new novel in 1914 at the brink of WWI, in an alternate world with fantastic machines.

Luv Ya Bunches by Lauren Myracle (Abrams/Amulet) launches a middle-grade series about four fifth-grade friends, who are all named after flowers. (It is a MG novel, but it is written by Lauren Myracle, it is bound to be amazing!)

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press). Grace meets Sam, who is a wolf during certain times of the year.

Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted (Houghton). Girl meets boy (who has hooks for hands) in this Beauty and the Beast reimagining.

The Doom Machine by Mark Teague (Scholastic/Blue Sky). In this illustrated novel, clueless aliens descend on a quiet town.

The Eternal Kiss: 13 Vampire Tales of Blood and Desire, edited by Tricia Telep (Running Press), collects vampire stories by Holly Black, Melissa de la Cruz, Cassandra Clare and others.

Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd, edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci (Little, Brown), collects short stories from more than two dozen top YA authors, including M.T. Anderson, Cassandra Clare and David Levithan.

Going Bovine by Libba Bray (Delacorte). A teen with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease sets out on a road trip with a dwarf.

Liar by Justine Larbelestier (Bloomsbury) is a thriller with an unreliable teenager narrator—a compulsive liar.

Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr (Little, Brown). For a 15-year-old girl, personal and local tragedies run parallel. (Never read anythin by Sara Zarr but this one looks good!)

Stealing Death by Janet Lee Carey (Egmont). In this fantasy, Kipp, a young farmer, challenges Death to save the life of a princess.

Tombstone Tea by Joanne Dahme (Running Press). A girl discovers her ability to communicate with the dead.

Demon Princess: Reign or Shine by Michelle Rowen (Walker). Nikki discovers her father is a demon king; from the author of the adult series Immortality Bites.

Viola in Reel Life by Adriana Trigiani (HarperTeen) is the bestselling author's first YA novel, about an aspiring filmmaker stuck at boarding school.

bff: a girlfriend book you write together by Lauren Myracle (Abrams/Amulet) is an interactive companion book to ttylttfn and l8r, g8r.

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press) is the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy.

Fire by Kristin Cashore (Dial). Human-shaped monster Fire stars in this companion to Graceling.

Forest Born by Shannon Hale (Bloomsbury) is the fourth title in the Books of Bayern series.

Ash by Malinda Lo (Little, Brown). A re-imagining of the Cinderella tale, in which Prince Charming is a girl.

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Little, Brown) is a paranormal romance set in a gothic southern town.

I am not able to go to The Book Expo America in New York but all of these books are going on my wish list!

-Senfaye :)
P.S. This is the LAST day of BEDA! I am so proud of myself!


  1. Great books.
    I'll be sad to see the end of BEDA.

  2. Kate: I have come up with a new goal for myself BEDM! It means: Blog Every Day in May! :D How does that sound?

  3. Oooh, you have good taste in books! And congrats on BEA!! *tears up* I'm so proud of you, LOL!

  4. Great picks! You made it through BEDA! You should buy yourself one as a reward ;)

  5. Shiver sounds great. And I'm dying for Demon Princess and Viola in Reel Life!

  6. Senfaye- You are the widget queen now!! I totally want Ash & Crazy Beautiful, but I won't be there. :(

  7. The new Chima book! Hope that comes out soon!

  8. BEDM! It sounds great :D
    And I have an award for you,

  9. You'll be at BEA? Me too! We totally have to meet up!

  10. Umm...ok sorry. Guess I should read ALL of the post. I'll try to pick you up an extra copy of something :)