Chronicle Books wants to give SLJTeen‘s readers a sneak peek of three spring 2013 titles for teens. Click on the title links to go to an ARC request form, and you’ll be reading these forthcoming titles in no time!
Under Shifting Glass by Nicki Singer centers around a strange substance in a mysterious bottle that may hold the fate of Jess’s newborn brothers. Its surface swirls with iridescent colors, like something’s inside, something almost like a song, something with a soul. In this emotionally rich novel, award-winning author Nicky Singer crafts a world of possibility steeped in hope and the power of love.
Fans of Michaela MacColl (Prisoners in the Palace, Promise the Night) will be eager to get their hands on her newest title, Nobody’s Secret. Sheltered teenage Emily Dickinson flirts with a handsome stranger she calls “Mr. Nobody,” then solves his murder. Meticulously researched, this novel celebrates Dickinson’s intellect and spunk in a page-turner of a book that will excite fans of mystery, romance, and poetry alike.
If you always suspected that physics class is dangerous, Absent by Katie Williams (The Space Between Trees) will supply the proof. When 17-year-old Paige dies in a freak fall from the roof during physics class, her spirit is bound to the grounds of her high school. At least she has company: her fellow ghosts Evan and Brooke, who also died there. But when Paige hears the rumor that her death wasn’t an accident—that she supposedly jumped on purpose—she can’t bear it.
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