Frontlist Weekly

The best foreign titles at one place, every week
Feb. 5 - Feb. 11, 2018
New Releases & Pre-pubs

New Releases from Notable Authors

The following 3 young adults are new releases from authors who have significant achievements before.
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The Smoke Thieves
by Sally Green
English May. 3, 2018 Pre-pub Penguin Books UK (UK)
Translated to 1 language
New from Sally Green (UK)
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Truly, Wildly, Deeply
by Jenny McLachlan
English Mar. 8, 2018 Pre-pub Bloomsbury Childrens (UK)
New from Jenny McLachlan (US)
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If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say: A Novel
by Leila Sales
English May. 1, 2018 Pre-pub Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan (US)
New from Leila Sales (US)

Critically Acclaimed

The following 3 young adults have received a good review from book critics.
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The Call of the Rift: Flight
by Jae Waller
English Apr. 3, 2018 Pre-pub ECW Press (Canada)
Starred review from Kirkus Reviews
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Sky in the Deep
by Adrienne Young
English Apr. 24, 2018 Pre-pub Wednesday Books / St. Martin's Press (US)
Translated to 4 languages
Starred review from Kirkus Reviews
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The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles)
by Amy Spalding
English Apr. 3, 2018 Pre-pub Sky Pony Press / Skyhorse Publishing (US)
Starred review from Kirkus Reviews
Notable Backlist

Award News

Blue Ribbon Selections | Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (US) has announced its finalists this week. Among 33 finalists, the following 3 young adults are selected by our staff for review. See all the finalists.
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Kids Like Us
by Hilary Reyl
English Nov. 14, 2017 Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan (US)
Translated to 1 language
Finalist
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The Memory Trees
by Kali Wallace
English Oct. 10, 2017 Katherine Tegen Books / HarperCollins USA (US)
Finalist
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A Season of Daring Greatly
by Ellen Emerson White
English Feb. 14, 2017 Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins USA (US)
Finalist

New in Bestseller Lists

The following 5 young adults have been newly listed to the bestseller lists this week.
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The Upside of Falling Down
by Rebekah Crane
English Jan. 30, 2018 Amazon Publishing (US)
#25 in Amazon US Teen & Young Adult Bestsellers
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Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, Book One)
by Tamora Pierce
English Feb. 6, 2018 Random House Books for Young Readers (US)
Translated to 1 language
#65 in Amazon US Teen & Young Adult Bestsellers
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Nemesis (Project Nemesis)
by Brendan Reichs
English Mar. 21, 2017 G. P. Putnam's Sons / Penguin Group US (US)
Translated to 4 languages
#73 in Amazon US Teen & Young Adult Bestsellers
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Dear Martin
by Nic Stone
English Oct. 17, 2017 Crown Books / Random House Children's Books (US)
Translated to 1 language
#93 in Amazon US Teen & Young Adult Bestsellers
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WaR: Wizards and Robots
by Will. I.Am
English Jan. 25, 2018 Penguin Books UK (UK)
#13 in Amazon UK Young Adult Bestsellers

Recently Acquired Titles

The following 5 young adults have been acquired by other foreign publishers this week.
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Written on My Heart
by Cole Gibsen
English Jul. 29, 2015 Entangled Publishing (US)
Translated to 1 language
Acquired by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag (Germany)
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Life Unaware (Entangled Teen)
by Cole Gibsen
English Apr. 28, 2015 Entangled Publishing (US)
Translated to 1 language
Acquired by Hugo & Cie (France)
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She, Myself, and I
by Emma Young
English Sep. 5, 2017 Amulet Books / Abrams Books (US)
Translated to 2 languages
Acquired by an Estonian publisher
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Girlhood
by Cat Clarke
English May. 4, 2017 Quercus / Hachette Children's Group (UK)
Translated to 2 languages
Acquired by Robert Laffont (France)
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Jenseits Der Blauen Grenze
by Dorit Linke
German Jul. 21, 2014 Magellan (Germany)
Translated to 1 language
Acquired by a Russian publisher
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