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Fiction Series Update | May 2013

SLJ1305w FicSeriesUpdate Fiction Series Update | May 2013The books listed below are the latest installments in ongoing fiction series that are well-known to
most of our readers. We assume that purchase will be based on popularity of previous titles.
Among these titles are fun graphic novel hybrids, intriguing adventures, gripping sci-fi novels,
and more.—Mahnaz Dar

Elementary and Middle School

BALDACCI, David. Day of Doom. Bk. 6. 270p. (The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers). Scholastic. 2013. PLB $12.99. ISBN 978-0-545-29844-5. LC 2012948468. Gr 3-6

BRANFORD, Anna. Violet Mackerel’s Personal Space illus. by Elanna Allen. 116p. S & S/Atheneum. Sept. 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-3591-9; pap. $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-3592-6; ebook $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-3593-3. LC 2012025783. Gr 1-3

BRUEL, Nick. Bad Kitty School Daze. illus. by author. 160p. Roaring Brook/A Neal Porter Bk. 2013. PLB $13.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-670-1. LC 2012015359. Gr 3-5

COTLER, Steve. Cheesie Mack Is Ru–nning Like Crazy Bk. 3. illus. by Douglas Holgate. 240p. Random.June 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-307-97713-7; PLB $18.99. ISBN 978-0-307-97714-4; ebook $10.99. ISBN 978-0-307-97715-1. LC 2012017978. Gr 3-6

DELANEY, Joseph. Slither. Bk. 11. illus. by Patrick Arrasmith. 398p. (The Last Apprentice Series). HarperCollins/Greenwillow. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-219234-9. LC 2012042032. Gr 5-8

HOLUB, Joan & Suzanne Williams. Hades and the Helm of Darkness Bk. 3. illus. by Craig Phillips. 128p. (Heroes in Training Series). S & S/Aladdin. 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-5725-6; pap. $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-5267-1; ebook $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-5268-8. LC 2012942890. Gr 2-4

HOLUB, Joan & Suzanne Williams. Pheme the Gossip 272p. (Goddess Girls Series). S & S/Aladdin. 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-6138-3; pap. $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-4937-4; ebook $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-4938-1. LC 2013930969. Gr 3-6

HUNTER, Erin. The Sun Trail. Bk. 1. illus. by Wayne McLoughlin. 312p. (Warriors: Dawn of the Clans Series).HarperCollins/Harper. 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-06-206346-5; PLB $17.89. ISBN 978-0-06-206347-2. Gr 4 Up

JOBLING, Curtis. Storm of Sharks. Bk. 5. 454p. (Wereworld Series). Viking. May 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-670-78558-2. Gr 6-8

KENYON, Sherrilyn. Inferno. Bk. 4. 464p. (Chronicles of Nick Series). St. Martin’s/Griffin. 2013. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-1-250-00283-9; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-250-02340-7. Gr 7-10

KIRBY, Stan. Captain Awesome and the Ultimate Spelling Bee. Bk. 7. illus. by George O’Connor. 128p. S & S/Little Simon. 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-5156-8; pap. $4.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-5156-8. LC 2011046177. Gr 1-3

KOWITT, H. N. Jinx of the Loser Bk. 3. illus. by author. 224p. (The Loser List Series). Scholastic. May 2013.Tr $9.99. ISBN 978-0-545-50794-3; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-0-545-53955-5. Gr 4-7

MULL, Brandon. Chasing the Prophecy. Bk. 3. 512p. (Beyonders Series). S & S/Aladdin. 2013. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-9796-2; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-9800-6. LC 2012035223. Gr 5-8

SMITH, Clete Barrett. Aliens in Disguise . illus. by Christian Slade. 240p. (The Intergalactic Bed and Breakfast Series). Hyperion/Disney. 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-6598-9. LC 2012019758. Gr 3-6

STINE, R.L. How I Met My Monster. Bk. 3. 140p. (Goosebumps Most Wanted Series). Scholastic. 2013. pap. $6.99. ISBN 978-0-545-41800-3; ebook $6.99. ISBN 978-0-545-51017-2. Gr 3-5

TASHJIAN, Janet. My Life as a Cartoonist illus. by Jake Tashjian. 288p. Holt. May 2013. Tr $12.99. ISBN 978-0-8050-9609-5. Gr 4-7

PEIRCE, Lincoln. Big Nate: Game On! illus. by author. 224p. Andrews McMeel. 2013. pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4494-2777-1. LC 2012952339. Gr 2-4

PENNYPACKER, Sara. Clementine and the Spring Trip. Bk. 6. illus. by Marla Frazee. 160p. Hyperion/Disney.2013. RTE $14.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-2357-6. LC 2011052991. Gr 2-4

WARNER, Gertrude Chandler. The Boardwalk Mystery Bk. 131. 128p. (The Boxcar Children Series). Albert Whitman. 2013. Tr $15.99. ISBN 978-0-8075-0802-2; pap. $5.99. 978-0-8075-0803-9. LC 2012020161. Gr 2- 5

WEST, Jacqueline. The Strangers. Bk. 4. illus. by Poly Bernatene. 320p. (The Books of Elsewhere Series).Dial. July 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-8037-3690-0. LC 2012040004. Gr 4-6

High School

BERRY, Kit. Shaman of Stonewylde. Bk. 5. 550p. (The Stonewylde Series). Gollancz. June 2013. pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-0-575-09894-7. Gr 9 Up

BURCH, Heather. Avenger. Bk. 3. 304p. (A Halflings Novel). Zondervan. 2013. Tr $14.99. ISBN 978-0-310-72824-5. Gr 7-10

CALONITA, Jen. The Grass Is Always Greener . Bk. 3. 304p. (A Belles Novel). Little, Brown/Poppy. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-316-09110-7. LC 2012032534. Gr 8-11

CAREY, Anna. Rise. 320p. (An Eve Novel). HarperCollins/Harper. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-204857-8.LC 2012025327. Gr 9 Up

CARTER, Ally. Perfect Scoundrels. 336p. (A Heist Society Novel). Hyperion/Disney. 2013. RTE $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4231-6600-9. LC 2012032405. Gr 7-10

CARTER, Nikki. Get Over It. 248p. (A Fab Life Novel). Kensington/KTeen. June 2013. pap. $9.95. ISBN 978-0-7582-7271-3; ebook $8.99. ISBN 978-0-7582-8917-9. Gr 7 Up

CHANDLER, Elizabeth. Everafter. 272p. (A Kissed by an Angel Novel). S & S/Simon Pulse. 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0918-7; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0922-4. Gr 8 Up

CLARE, Cassandra. Clockwork Princess Bk. 3. 570p. (The Infernal Devices Series). S & S/McElderry. 2013. Tr $19.99. ISBN 978-1-4169-7590-8; ebook $11.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-3135-5. Gr 9 Up

DUFF, Hilary with Elise Allen. True. 290p. (An Elixir Novel). S & S. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0857-9; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4424-0861-6. LC 2012034274. Gr 9 Up

HOCKING, Amanda. Tidal. 352p. (A Watersong Novel). St. Martin’s/Griffin. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-250-00811-4; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-4299-5656-7. Gr 7-10

HOROWITZ, Anthony. Oblivion . Bk. 5. 590p. (The Gatekeepers Series). Scholastic. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-439-68004-2. Gr 9 Up

KEMMERER, Brigid. Spirit. 368p. (The Elemental Series). Kensington/KTeen. June 2013. pap. $9.95. ISBN 978-0-7582-7283-6. Gr 9 Up

MEAD, Richelle. The Indigo Spell 402p. (A Bloodlines Novel). Penguin/Razorbill. 2013. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-1-59514-319-8. Gr 9 Up

NOËL, Alyson. Mystic. Bk. 3. 320p. (The Soul Seekers Series). St. Martin’s/Griffin. May 2013. Tr $18.99. ISBN 978-0-312-66488-6; pap. $9.99. ISBN 978-0-312-57567-0; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-250-02078-9. Gr 8 Up

PORTER, Sarah. The Twice Lost. 480p. (The Lost Voices Trilogy). Houghton Harcourt. July 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-547-48252-1. Gr 6-9

SHAN, Darren. Zomb-B City Bk. 3. illus. by Warren Pleece. 176p. (Zom-B Series). Little, Brown. 2013. Tr $16.99. ISBN 978-0-316-21436-0. LC 2012040156. Gr 7-10

SIMONE, Ni-Ni & Amir Abrams. Get Ready for War Bk. 2. 423p. (Hollywood High Series). Kensington/KTeen.2013. pap. $9.95. ISBN 978-0-7582-7355-0. Gr 9 Up

SMITH, L.J. & Aubrey Clark. The Temptation. 288p. (The Secret Circle Series). HarperCollins/HarperTeen.2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-213047-1. LC 2012955883. Gr 9 Up

WHITLEY, David. The Canticle of Whispers. Bk. 3. 400p. (The Agora Trilogy). Roaring Brook. 2013. Tr $17.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-615-2; ebook $9.99. ISBN 978-1-59643-845-3. LC 2012013789. Gr 7-10

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Mahnaz Dar (mdar@mediasourceinc.com) is an Associate Editor for School Library Journal, and can be found on Twitter @DibblyFresh.

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