daisycalloway:

AN ARMY OF BADASSERY WOMEN [Vampire Academy / Bloodlines]

Rose Hathaway  / Sydney Sage /  Jill Mastrano / Lissa Dragomir

“Lissa and I had been best friends ever since kindergarten, when our teacher had paired us together for writing lessons. Forcing five-year-olds to spell Vasilisa Dragomir and Rosemarie Hathaway was beyond cruel.”
“Sydney!” That was Jill Mastrano, her eyes lighting up with delight. I liked Jill, but I hadn’t thought I’d made enough of an impression on the girl to warrant such a welcome. Jill almost looked like she would run up and hug me, and I prayed that she wouldn’t.”

katiedoyle:

OKAY. So my Goodreads “New Books From Author’s You Read” AND yainterrobang both claim that Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein is being released 8/28 and I’m seeing the release date as March 2015 on US Amazon, 8/28 for the ebook on UK Amazon and a bunch of other dates all over the place. Any idea what the deal is?

Happy to help clarify! The paperback of Black Dove, White Raven releases from Electric Monkey (a subset of Egmont) tomorrow, while the hardcover will release from Disney-Hyperion in March 2015. Hope that helps!

theyajournal:

Book Photo Challenge: Day 1
New Favorite ➸ The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

“I don’t care if you say we can’t be together. I don’t care if you think I’m the most evil, unnatural creature walking on earth. You can think whatever you want, go whatever you want. I’m going to just go on loving you, even if it’s hopeless.” 

I patted her on the shoulder.Don’t. This is one of those times you can’t think of me as your sister. Treat me like I’m another Alchemist, off to do a job. […..]

“We could’ve talked. I’m your sister.” “No, Sydney.” The hard, flat look on her face was frighteningly close to our dad’s. “You’re just another Alchemist, and I’m treating you like one—just like you told me to.”

onthebookshelf:

Books I Love: The Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead

inkytasty:

Sydney Sage from Vampire Academy/bloodlines. For Richelle Mead as an incentive on her Open Arms charity drive. ^_^

imnot12:

I am still reading The Vampire Academy books (PLS SEND HELP).

So here is a little gif of Rosinha (that’s my nickname for her bye) kicking some strigoi-Dimitri ass.

HAPPY #WOMENAUTHORWEDNESDAY!
This Wednesday, we celebrate Richelle Mead, author of the Vampire Academy series and the Bloodlines series and a half a million other books. Her novels have been adapted to film and to graphic novels.

Have you read her books? Do you like her covers? Which one of her heroines is your favorite? Reblog and share! Send us an ask! Tweet us at @yainterrobang with your opinions. As always, #womenauthorwednesday is about talking about lady authors and the things they do - so talk, about whatever you’d like!

NEW RELEASES: AUGUST 26
It’s a huge week for YA releases! Prepare your wallet for book domination. Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves this week (August 26 - September 1). For more on new releases and all things YA lit, visit our website, follow us here and on Twitter, and subscribe to our biweekly newsletter!

Amity by Micol Ostow
Publisher: Egmont USA
Release date: August 26th
Amity isn’t just a house. She is a living force, bent on manipulating her inhabitants to her twisted will. She will use Connor and Gwen to bring about a bloody end as she’s done before. As she’ll do again.

Astray (Gated #2) by Amy Christine Parker
Publisher: Random House
Release date: August 26th
Trapped in a spider’s web of deception, will Lyla detect the sticky threads tightening around her before it’s too late? She’ll have to unravel the mystery of what Pioneer and the Community are truly up to if she wants to survive.

Bombay Blues (Born Confused #2) by Tanuja Desai Hidier
Publisher: Push
Release date: August 26th
Indian-American just-turned-17-year-old Dimple Rohitbhai Lala found love, friendship, art, and home where she least expected it. But what happens if what you thought you wanted wasn’t what you wanted after all?

Breaking Butterflies by M. Anjelais
Publisher: Chicken House
Release date: August 26th
Sphinxie is sweet, compassionate, and plain. Cadence is brilliant, charismatic. Damaged. And diseased. When they were kids, he scarred her with a knife. Now, as his illness progresses, he becomes increasingly demanding.

Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner
Publisher: Point
Release date: August 26th
Torrey Grey is famous on the internet. Thousands of people watch her popular videos on fashion and beauty. But when Torrey’s sister is killed in an accident — maybe because of Torrey and her videos — Torrey’s perfect world implodes.

Chasing Before (The Memory Chronicles #2) by Lenore Appelhans
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 26th
Felicia and Neil have arrived in Level 3 and are supposed to prepare for their divine vocations. But during Felicia and Neil’s training period, a series of explosions rips through Level 3. Tension is high, and casualties are mounting.

Deliverance (Defiance #3) by C.J. Redwine
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: August 26th
Separated from each other and their Baalboden comrades, Rachel and Logan must find a way to achieve what they desperately want: to rid their world once and for all of the Commander and the tech that controls the deadly Cursed One.

Don’t Let Go (PERSEFoNE #3) by Michelle Gagnon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: August 26th
After a devastating loss, Noa Torson is out of options. On the run with the three remaining teens of Persephone’s Army, she is up against immeasurable odds. The group is outnumbered, outsmarted, and outrun. But they are not giving up.

The Far Dawn (The Atlanteans #3) by Kevin Emerson
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: August 26th
Having barely escaped Desenna, Owen and Lilly are on their own. The secrets buried in the ice ahead have the power to destroy not only the earth but the bond between Owen and Lilly, as Owen faces Paul’s greatest treachery yet.

Faces of the Dead by Suzanne Weyn
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: August 26th
When Marie-Thérèse, daughter of Marie Antoinette, switches places with a chambermaid and slips into the streets of Paris at the height of the French Revolution, she finds a world much darker than what she’s ever known.

Feral by Holly Schindler
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: August 26th
Claire Cain discovers a body in the icy woods behind the school, surrounded by the town’s feral cats. While everyone is quick to say it was an accident, Claire knows there’s more to it, and vows to learn the truth about what happened.

Ghost House (The Ghost House Saga #1) by Alexandra Adornetto
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: August 26th
After the loss of her mother, Chloe Kennedy starts seeing ghosts. Spending time in England with her grandmother is her chance to get away from her grief and the spirits that haunt her. Until she meets a mysterious stranger.

How to Fall (Jess Tennant #1) by Jane Casey
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: August 26th
When she learns of her likeness to her dead cousin Freya, Jess feels a connection to her. But the more Jess learns about the secrets Freya was keeping while she was alive, the more suspicious Freya’s death starts to look.

If You’re Reading This by Trent Reedy
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: August 26th
Out of the blue, Mike receives a letter from his father – who died in Afghanistan. As the letters come in, Mike takes his dad’s encouragement to try new things. But who’s been keeping the letters all these years? And how did Dad die?

Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: August 26th
I think the fire changed us – me and Dom. I think that’s how the boy was able to see us. Though he’d been there for every summer of our childhood, we’d only been stupid boys until then. But after the fire we were different.

The Island of Excess Love (Love in the Time of Global Warming #2) by Francesca Lia Block
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: August 26th
Pen and her friends are living in the pink house by the sea, until the day a foreboding ship appears in the harbor. Trance-like, they head for the ship and their new battles begin.

A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Release date: August 26th
Lea is reserved, Gabe has issues, and despite their initial mutual crush, it looks like they are never going to work things out. But somehow even when nothing is going on, something is happening between them, and everyone can see it.

Lovers & Haters by Calvin Slater
Publisher: Kensington Teen
Release date: August 26th
Xavier Hunter is trying to get good grades and get the hottest girl in school. But if Xavier wants to be with the hottest girl, he has to look the part - even if it costs him his grades and leads him to deal with the thugs he’s vowed to avoid.

Maid of Deception (Maids of Honour #2) by Jennifer McGowan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 26th
Beatrice Knowles is one of Queen Elizabeth I’s secret protectors. Beatrice’s new assignment is to infiltrate the visiting Scottish delegation. Alasdair MacLeod could be the key to unlocking the truth about the rebellion… and her own heart.

One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith Jr. (ed.)
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Release date: August 26th
An anthology featuring stories from Marc Aronson, Charles R. Smith Jr., Chris Barton, Nora Raleigh Baskin, Marina Budhos, Ellen Hopkins, A.S. King, Torrey Maldonado, Will Weaver, and Rita Williams-Garcia.

Play Me Backwards by Adam Selzer
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 26th
Determined to get his act together, slacker Leon asks for help. As each task brings Leon one step away from slacker city and one step closer to Anna, he starts to wonder if maybe he shouldn’t have promised Stan his soul after all.

Positive by Paige Rawl & Ali Benjamin
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: August 26th
In this compelling and compulsively readable memoir, nineteen-year-old Paige Rawl tells the story of how she was mercilessly bullied in middle school…and how she overcame the ordeal to change her world for the better.

The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies #5) by Pittacus Lore
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: August 26th
I’ve spent my entire life hiding from them, and they’ve stolen everything away from me. But that stops now. We’re going to take the battle to them. We have a new ally who knows their weaknesses. And I finally have the power to fight back.

The Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine #2) by James Dashner
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: August 26th
Michael completed the Path. But the Mortality Doctrine will populate Earth entirely with human bodies harboring tangent minds. Any gamer who sinks into the VirtNet risks coming out with a tangent intelligence in control of their body.

Rumble by Ellen Hopkins
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 26th
Matthew Turner doesn’t believe in much. Not in family. Not in so-called friends who turn their backs when the going gets rough. Certainly not in some omnipotent master of heaven and earth, no matter what his girlfriend thinks.

Sanctum (Asylum #2) by Madeleine Roux
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: August 26th
Dan, Abby, and Jordan remain traumatized by the summer they shared in the Brookline asylum. Much as they’d love to move on, someone is determined to keep the terror alive, sending the teens photos of an old-timey carnival, with no note and no name.

Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo
Publisher: Random House
Release date: August 26th
Leigh sells graves for her family-owned cemetery. Her world is turned upside down by the sudden loss of her best friend and the appearance of Dario, the slightly-too-old-for-her grave digger. Surrounded by death, can Leigh move on?

Taken by David Massey
Publisher: Chicken House
Release date: August 26th
Six teens are sailing around the world for charity. Four are teen military veterans disabled in combat: They’re used to being pushed to the limit. But nothing could have prepared them for being kidnapped by the Lord’s Resistance Army.

Undead With Benefits (Eat, Brains, Love #2) by Jeff Hart
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: August 26th
Jake and Amanda are in love, on the run—and undead. They’ve teamed up with Cass, who’s ditched her former job as zombie-tracker, and they’re headed across the border into Iowa, where there’s rumored to be a cure.

yolo (Internet Girls #4) by Lauren Myracle
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: August 26th
Maddie, Zoe and Angela are facing their first semester apart. Way, way apart.In the face of change and diverging paths, Maddie’s got a plan to keep the friends close, and it involves embracing the present, making memories, and… roller derby!

The Rapunzel Dilemma by Jennifer Kloester
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: August 27th
Lily’s had a charmed life, and now she’s off to London to pursue her dream of becoming an actor. But life at the London Drama Academy is full of surprises – and for the first time, Lily finds that things don’t always go her way.

Battle Angel (Immortal City #3) by Scott Speer
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: August 28th
With Maddy torn between two loves, and Angels and humans on the brink of an epic war, the Immortal City is more vulnerable than ever. And when demons descend upon Angel City the humans don’t stand a fighting chance.

Black Dove, White Raven by Elizabeth Wein
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Release date: August 28th
Seeking a home where her children won’t be held back by ethnicity or gender, Rhoda brings Em and Teo to Ethiopia. But their peace is shattered by the threat of war with Italy, and teenage Em and Teo are drawn into the conflict.

Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1) by Josephine Angelini
Publisher: Pan MacMillan
Release date: August 28th
After a humiliating incident, Lily wishes she could disappear. Suddenly, Lily is in a world overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles. Strongest and cruelest of them all is Lillian… Lily’s other self.

Between the Stars and the Sky by David James
Publisher: Ingram
Release date: September 1st
In the small town of Huntington, the Firelight Festival marks the end of summer. For Jackson Grant, it is a chance to begin again. But there is a darker side to the Firelight Festival, a deadly tradition known as the Firelight Fall.

The Opposite of Love by Sarah Lynn Scheerger
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: September 1st
Chase can’t hide from his own personal demons, and Rose has secrets of her own. After they’re wrenched apart, a cryptic email arrives in the middle of the night on Christmas Eve, beginning a desperate pursuit.

Stronger Than You Know by Jolene Perry
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: September 1st
Joy has finally escaped the trailer where she once lived with her mother and survived years of confinement and abuse. But just when hope is taking hold, she learns she must testify in her mother’s trial. Can she face her old life?