13th September 2016 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Cat Clarke
The Lost and the Found
Random House Crown (US & CA: 13th September 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

When six-year-old Laurel Logan was abducted, the only witness was her younger sister, Faith. Since then, Faith’s childhood has revolved around her sister’s disappearance – from her parents’ broken marriage and the constant media attention, to dealing with so-called friends who only ever want to talk about her missing sister. Now, thirteen years later, a young woman is found in the front yard of the Logans’ old house, disoriented and clutching the teddy bear Laurel was last seen with. Can her sister finally be back? Faith always dreamed of her sister coming home; she just never believed it would happen. But soon a disturbing series of events leaves Faith increasingly isolated from her family and paranoid about her sister’s motives. Before long, Faith begins to wonder if it’s the abduction that’s changed her sister, or if it’s something else…

Megan Crewe
A Mortal Song
Another World Press (US: 13th September 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Heir to Mt. Fuji’s spirit kingdom, Sora yearns to finally take on the sacred kami duties. But just as she confronts her parents to make a plea, a ghostly army invades the mountain. Barely escaping with her life, Sora follows her mother’s last instructions to a heart-wrenching discovery: she is a human changeling, raised as a decoy while her parents’ true daughter remained safe but unaware in modern-day Tokyo. Her powers were only borrowed, never her own. Now, with the world’s natural cycles falling into chaos and the ghosts plotting an even more deadly assault, it falls on her to train the unprepared kami princess. As Sora struggles with her emerging human weaknesses and the draw of an unanticipated ally with secrets of his own, she vows to keep fighting for her loved ones and the world they once protected. But for one mortal girl to make a difference in this desperate war between the spirits, she may have to give up the only home she’s ever known.

Amy Ewing
Garnet’s Story (Lone City, Novella)
HarperCollins Epic Reads Impulse (US & CA: 13th September 2016); Walker (UK & AU: 13th September 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA)

Garnet, son of the Duchess of the Lake, has always been a spoiled playboy. But following a scandal that threatens to destroy his reputation, he has no choice but to accept the help of Lucien, the Electress’s lady-in-waiting – and Lucien wants something from him in return. Garnet must keep watch over the new surrogate in the palace of the Lake. As he watches and learns, Garnet finds himself beginning to realize the horrors that the royalty – including his own family – have inflicted upon others. And he might finally be ready to take a stand against it.

Cecily von Ziegesar
Dark Horses
Random House Soho (US & CA: 13th September 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

Merritt Wenner has been self-destructing ever since the tragic deaths of her grandmother and her horse. After an epic all-night bender, she walks out of the SAT and disappears. Her parents, looking for a quick fix, ship her off to a residential equine-assisted therapy program. At Good Fences, Merritt meets Red: a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn. Red has never bonded with anyone, but Merritt is not afraid of him, which makes all the difference. Soon they’re sneaking rides after curfew. Red’s owner, recognizing their potential, funds their launch into the hunter/jumper circuit. Against the cutthroat backdrop of competitive riding, Merritt finds herself unexpectedly attracted to Red’s groom, Beatrice, and at the same time drawn to Carvin, a rival rider. But in Red’s mind, Merritt belongs to him alone. Anyone else poses a threat. And Merritt can’t imagine the lengths Red will go to keep her to himself.

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One response to “13th September 2016 Releases

  1. I don’t want to be interested in THE LOST AND THE FOUND – it sounds like the type of book I would find very disturbing. But I can’t help it. It also sounds like it could be a very compelling read.

    And yay! I can get A MORTAL SONG now!

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