Saturday, June 25, 2016
What's New? Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Hop on over there to ogle what other bloggers got this week.
I'm presently in Orlando at ALA Annual trying to be judicious about which arcs I'll be sending home. These came from Candlewick Press early this week.
The Dog Ray by Linda Coggin. 193 p. Candlewick Press, November 8, 2016. 9780763679385.
Publisher synopsis: By turns humorous, poignant, and moving, this tale of a girl who comes back to Earth as a dog is a nuanced portrait of death, love, grief, and hope.
Radical by E.M. Kokie. 437 p. Candlewick Press, September 13, 2016. 9780763669621.
Publisher synopsis: Determined to survive the crisis she’s sure is imminent, Bex is at a loss when her world collapses in the one way she hasn’t planned for.
Still a Work in Progress by Jo Knowles. 312 p. Candlewick Press, August 2, 2016. 9780763672171.
Publisher synopsis: In a return to middle-grade fiction, master of perspectives Jo Knowles depicts a younger sibling struggling to maintain his everyday life when his older sister is in crisis.
The Light Fantastic by Sarah Combs. 307 p. Candlewick Press, September 13, 2016. 9780763678517.
Publisher synopsis: Seven tightly interwoven narratives. Three harrowing hours. One fateful day that changes everything.
It Looks Like This by Rafi Mittlefehldt. 327 p. Candlewick Press, September 6, 2016. 9780763687199.
Publisher synopsis: In spare, understated prose heightened by a keen lyricism, a debut author will take your breath away.
Phantom Limbs by Paula Garner. 352 p. Candlewick Press, September 13, 2016. 9780763682057.
Publisher synopsis: How do you move on from an irreplaceable loss? In a poignant debut, a sixteen-year-old boy must learn to swim against an undercurrent of grief—or be swept away by it.
Someone I Wanted to Be by Aurelia Wills. 324 p. Candlewick Press, September 6, 2016. 9780763681562.
Publisher synopsis: When an insecure teen starts impersonating someone else, her life spirals dangerously out of control in a realistic, relatable novel about finding yourself—and discovering your true friends.
Then I got this from Time-Life Books:
Time for Kids: Awesome America: everything you ever wanted to know about the history, people and culture. 208 p. Time Home Entertainment, Inc., May, 2016. 9781618930.
Publisher synopsis: TIME For Kids explores America from sea to shining sea!
That's what's new with me. What's new with you?