These books are being released on January 22, 2013. For other new releases, please see the links at the bottom of the article. Stay tuned for more January releases. Alternatively, more January releases can be found on the goodreads.com list.
“The Archived” by Victoria Schwab (The Archived #1)
Hardcover, 336 pages, Hyperion
Four years ago, Da started training twelve year old, Mackenzie Bishop. Now Da is dead, and Mac has grown into a ruthless Keeper of the Archive. The dead rest on the Archive shelves like books; every single one has a History. Mac needs to protect these Histories and keep the violent ones from waking up. But someone is messing with Histories, erasing essential chapters. If Mac can’t piece together what remains, the whole Archive might fall.
“Boundless” by Cynthia Hand (Unearthly #3)
Hardcover, 450 pages, HarperTeen
Clara Gardner, half-angel, was never meant to live a normal life. After she discovered her role in the angel-bloods, she has been trying to protect Tucker Avery from evil. Leaving town seems like the best option, even though it means breaking both their hearts. But Clara discovers Christian Prescott is headed towards California too. The fallen angel is watching her every move. With the Black Wings battle looming, Clara knows she needs to fulfil her destiny – but not without sacrifices.
“Cinders & Sapphires” by Leila Rasheed (At Somerton #1)
Hardcover, 400 pages, Disney-Hyperion
Ada Averley has returned to Somerton with a terrible scandal at the helm of her family. To restore the family name, Ada must give up the man she loves. Is it worth a lifetime of unhappiness to keep their good name? Rose Cliffe is Ada’s new maid and becomes friendly with her. Rose knows she should be happy getting such an esteemed position at only sixteen, but she can’t help but wonder what life would be like if she had been born a lady. One house and two different stories intertwine in the first novel in the At Somerton series.
“Everbound” by Brodi Ashton (Everneath #2)
Hardcover, 384 pages, Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins
Nikki Beckett needs to save Jack, her boyfriend, from an eternity in the Tunnels of the Everneath. She turns to Cole, immortal bad boy, for help. Surprisingly, he agrees to accompany her into the Everneath. Their journey is more difficult than either anticipated. But Nikki will stop at nothing to save Jack, even if that means the greatest sacrifice.
“Nobody” by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Hardcover, 400 pages, EgmontUSA
Sixteen-year-old Claire is a Nobody and has slipped through society’s cracks for her whole life. No one notices a Nobody. When they are young, they are taken by the government and trained to become assassins. But Nobody’s who are older, like Claire, need to be killed – as they are perceived as a threat. Seventeen-year-old Nobody, Nix, has been assigned to kill Claire, but when they lay eyes on each other he cannot go through with it. They are the only people in the world that can see each other, since no one else notices them.
“Ravage” by Jeff Sampson (Deviants #3)
Hardcover, 392 pages, Balzer + Bray
Emily and the rest of the Deviants need to put the last pieces of the puzzle together. This includes tracking down the last member of their kind – and forcing their parents to reveal why they mutated their own children. Tired of the conspiracies, Emily forms a plan to destroy BioZenith before anyone can use the knowledge against them or in aid of the Shadowmen. But this plan will only work if they don’t get caught first.
These are only brief summaries of the stories. For more information and reviews, please check out the individual titles on goodreads.com. You can purchase any of the January 2013 releases from amazon.com.