November 13 New Releases

13 Nov

A lot of stuff is being published today but only one of the titles remotely interests me (and that just because I’ve read some positive reviews).

Title: Black City
Author: Elizabeth Richards
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Genre: Fantasy
Blurb: In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable–they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash’s long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they’re caught, they’ll be executed–but their feelings are too strong. When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.
Excitement Factor: Yes Please!

Title: Reached
Author: Ally Condie
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopia
Blurb: Cassia’s journey began with an error, a momentary glitch in the otherwise perfect façade of the Society. After crossing canyons to break free, she waits, silk and paper smuggled against her skin, ready for the final chapter. One young woman has raged against those who threaten to keep away what matters most—family, love, choice. Her quiet revolution is about to explode into full-scale rebellion. With exquisite prose, the emotionally gripping conclusion to the international–bestselling Matched trilogy returns Cassia, Ky, and Xander to the Society to save the one thing they have been denied for so long, the power to choose.
Excitement Factor: I have literally no interest in reading this trilogy, but it’s hella popular so I felt I’d be remiss in not including it.

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