Here are some upcoming books that may be good reads for boys. Let us know if you know of others, or if you're going to be publishing one.
Annotations are mostly from publishers
The third book in Will Hill's excellent Department 19 series will be coming out in April. "Dracula is on the verge of coming into his full power. Department 19 is on the back foot. Ladies and gentlemen: welcome to war."
I'm sure Mr. Hill will continue to wipe sparkle vampires off the planet with this book.
I should get a hold of the first book soon.
Beyonders series, Chasing the Prophecy, will be coming out in March 2013. Jason and Rachel will be heading off onto their separate quests to "become the heroes Lyrian needs".
Nano wars continue in BZRK book 2 by Michael Grant.
And of course, a yet-to-be named Miss Peregrine by Ransom Riggs.
Now for some non-sequels:
The smart thing to do of course is to turn down the job, but when Tom finds out the kingdom just replaces him with his best friend Kyle, he wants it back.
Eoin Colfer is starting a new series called WARP: The Reluctant Assassin, which Publishers Weekly called "Oliver Twist meets The Matrix time-travel adventure series".
Catherine Fisher has a new sci-fi / fantasy series Obsidian Mirror.
Boy Nobody by Allen Zadoff, "starring a teenage boy with no name or history - the perfect soldier-assassin" (from Publishers Weekly)
What books are you looking forward to read this winter?
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