Saturday, January 1, 2011

What's New : January Releases & Giveaway!!

I'm happy to announce a new feature here on Stories & Sweeties! Each month I'll be posting the "What's New? New reads list and giveaway!" Here you'll find a full list of the new releases in YA for the month, and entry to the giveaway. At the end of each month, one lucky winner will get to choose any new release as their prize! How's that sound?

(update-the list is now linkable to Goodreads so you can easily click over and check out all the pretty covers and read descriptions!)

January Releases
Prom & Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg
Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
Wishful Thinking by Alexandra Bullen

Crusade by Linda Press Wulf
Trickster's Girl by Hilari Bell

Awakened by P.C. & Kristen Cast
Choker by Elizabeth Woods
The Darlings are Forever by Melissa Kantor
Hexbound by Chloe Niell
The Legacy by Gemma Malley
Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray
Love, Inc. by Yvonne Collins
Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors
The Miles Between by Mary E. Peterson
My Soul to Steal by Rachel Vincent
Night School by Mari Mancusi
Shadowspell by Jenna Black
Slice of Cherry by Dia Reeves
Taking off by Jenny Moss
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #2: Bloodlust by L.J. Smith, Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec

Balefire Omnibus by Cate Tiernan
Entangled by Cat Clarke
Head Games (Pretty Tough #3) by Keri Mikulski
XIV by Julia Karr

Across the Universe by Beth Revis
All Just Glass by Amelia Atwater Rhodes
Badd by Tim Tharp
Daughter of Xanadu by Dori Jones Young
Other Words for Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
The Running Dream by Wendolin Van Draanen
Spirit Storm by E.J. Stevens
Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck
Timeless by Alexandra Monir
Warped by Marissa Guibord

Among Others by Jo Walton
Children of the Lost by David Whitley
Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison

Small Persons with Wings by Ellen Booraem

Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith
The Charmed Return (Faerie Path #6) by Frewin Jones
Drought by Pam Bachorz
The False Princess by Ellis O'Neal
Famous by Todd Strasser
The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa
Throat by R.A. Nelson
Vesper by Jess Sampson

(I've made this as complete as possible! Please feel free to email me I'm missing anything!)

Giveaway Details: One winner will win a January Release of their choice! *see note below
• Contest ends at 12am PST on the January 31, 2011.
• Must be 13 or older
• Open internationally. *International winners will be required to choose a book that is available through



  1. Thanks so much for the giveaway, its my birthday month and there's so many great books coming out!

  2. Thank you sooo much! This is a great list of books to.

  3. This is such a good idea, Becky! Thank you so much for the giveaway :D

  4. There are so many great January releases coming out that I don't really know where to start. I'm probably most excited for Across the Universe though. I've heard such good things!

  5. Thank you for this amazing giveaway and for malking it international !! =)

  6. Wow! What a comprehensive list! So many awesome releases coming out in January. :) Thanks for hosting this awesome giveaway. ::fingers crossed::

  7. There are so many good things coming out this January! I am so excited! :D

  8. Thanks very much for this giveaway - looks like a lot of great January releases!

  9. Great new feature, Becky! I've already read a few of these, and I have to say that Unearthly is on my list of 2011 faves already! Hope you're enjoying it!

    Happy New Year & thanks for the giveaway! :)

  10. Awesome...So many greats to choose from. I think I'd choose Vesper...But there are just so many!

  11. Thank you very much for thinking of international followers as well :)

  12. Whoops, didn't finish. I live in the US and I am an old follower!

  13. This is great! Thanks for this and the contest! I'm so excited for Awakened - I love the House of Night series!

    Thanks again

  14. Thanks for the giveaway. I'll have a big decision to make if I win. So many great books to choose from.

  15. Sooooo many great books will be released this year! And january is a great start lol
    Thank you for the giveaway :)

  16. Thank you for the giveaway! There are so many great books coming out this month!

  17. SO many great books are coming out in January!

    I thought I was a follower (I already follow you through Google Reader), but now I'm also a follower through GFC.

  18. That's an awesome new feature. I'm so glad you're keeping this international, thanks!

    I'd enjoy it even more if you'd post the covers of the newly released books but I guess that'd be a lot of work.

  19. I'm so sorry ... I think I've participated twice !! Excuse me =)

  20. Wow! Great contest idea for the New Year!! You rock Becky. :)

  21. What a great giveaway so many great books thank you so much for the chance !

  22. Thank you for making this amazing giveaway international! There are SO many wonderful books to choose from :)

  23. I think this is the most exciting idea for a giveaway that I've seen. Thank you so much!

  24. Awesome giveaway, and the list of January releases is fantastic, thank you so much for both of them! :D