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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

February 2018

Hardcover

Speak: The Graphic Novel Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and Illustrated by Emily Carroll - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Graphic Novel, Young Adult 13+

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374300289 | Published February 6, 2018

From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda is friendless --- an outcast --- because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. Through her work on an art project, she is finally able to face what really happened that night: She was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her. 

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang - Fiction, Graphic Novel, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 13+

First Second | 9781626723634 | Published February 13, 2018

Prince Sebastian is looking for a bride --- or rather, his parents are looking for one for him. Sebastian is too busy hiding his secret life from everyone. At night he puts on daring dresses and takes Paris by storm as the fabulous Lady Crystallia --- the hottest fashion icon in the world capital of fashion. Sebastian’s secret weapon (and best friend) is the brilliant dressmaker Frances --- one of only two people who know the truth: sometimes this boy wears dresses. But Frances dreams of greatness, and being someone’s secret weapon means being a secret. How long can Frances defer her dreams to protect a friend?

Paperback

Clem Hetherington and the Ironwood Race (Clem Hetherington, Book 1) Written by Jen Breach with illustrations by Douglas Holgate - Adventure, Children's 8-12, Fiction, Friendship, Graphic Novel, Science Fiction

Graphix | 9780545814461 | Published February 27, 2018

Clementine Hetherington and her robot brother, Digory, have run away from the orphanage they've been living in since their parents died. Clem and Dig want to follow in their famous archaeologist mother's footsteps, but no one will take them seriously. Their chance arrives when a man from their past saves Digory's life, and to repay the debt they enter a multiday rally race...to recover stolen artifacts! Clem and Dig hope to win so they can give the artifacts to a museum, but their opponents want to sell them on the black market. 

Cucumber Quest: The Ripple Kingdom by Gigi D. G. - Adventure, Animals , Children's 8-12, Fantasy, Fiction

First Second | 9781626728332 | Published February 27, 2018

The quest to save Dreamside continues! After a surprise attack at sea, Cucumber finds himself in the Ripple Kingdom, home to white sand, blue waves...oh yeah, and the giant, terrible squid monster holding Almond and Sir Carrot captive. Can our so-called "legendary hero" rescue his companions from the nefarious Splashmaster? Nah, probably not. Good thing Princess Nautilus is here! With her wit, charm, and positive attitude, there's no way they can lose. But saving the day won't be as simple as it seems once a 500,000-year-old secret comes to light...