Friday, July 1, 2011

What's New: July Releases & Giveaway

Well, we're offically halfway through 2011---can you believe it? July already!! So if you're new to Stories & Sweeties, here's a little run-down of this feature: at the start of each month, I do a little thing called the "What's New List & Giveaway" where 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! It's going to be an excellent month of YA books yet again!

And the winner for June is: Anastasia @ Birdbrain(ed) Book Blog!! Congrats, Anastasia!

July Releases:


From Willa, with Love by Colleen Murtagh Paratore
Pretty Bad Things by C.J. Skuse
The Rites and Wrongs of Janice Wills by Joanna Pearson


Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
Shadows on the Moon by Zoe Marriott

20 Years Later by Emma Newman
Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray
Original Sin by Lisa Derocher
Overbite by Meg Cabot
Paradise by Jill Alexander
Pretty Little Liars: Twisted by Sara Shepard
A Scary Scene in a Scary Movie by Matt Blackstone
Shadow Grail 2: Conspiracies by Mercedes Lackey & Rosemary Edgehill
The Siren's Cry by Jennifer Anne Kogler
Sirensong by Jenna Black
White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick

The Serpent's Coil by Christy Raedeke


My Favorite Band Does Not Exist by Robert Jeschonekl

Amen, L.A. by Cherie Bennett & Jeff Gottesfeld
Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
Dragon's Oath by PC Cast and Kristin Cast
Dreams of Significant Girls by Cristina Garcia
Forever by Maggie Steifvater
The Last Archangel by Michael Young
The Other Countess by Eve Edwards
Relic Master: The Hidden Coronet by Catherine Fisher
Sass & Serendipity by Jennifer Zeigler
Siren's Storm by Lisa Papademetriou
Sister Mischief by L. Goode
Sometimes it Happens by Lauren Barnholdt
Starstruck by Cyn Balog
Texas Gothic by Rosemary Clement-Moore
Undercurrent by Tricia Rayburn
Wildcat Fireflies by Amber Kizer

Once Every Never by Lesley Livingston

Clean by Amy Reed
The Final Hour by Andrew Klavan
The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Hughes
Love Story by Jennifer Echols
Mayhem by Artist Arthur
Pearl by Jo Knowles
Return to Daemon Hall: Evil Roots by Andrew Nance & Coleman Polhemus
Small Town Sinners by Melissa Walker

Ripple by Mandy Hubbard

And Then Things Fell Apart by Aliaina Tibensky
The Babysitter Murders by Janet Ruth Young
Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil Wright
Supernaturally by Kiersten White
A Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep
Wildefire by Karsten Knight
Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer

(links go to Goodreads)
Please feel free to email me if you notice any YA titles missing! :)

Giveaway Details: One winner will win a June Release of their choice! *see note below
• Contest ends at 11:59 PM, PST on July 31st, 2011.
• Must be 13 or older
• Open internationally. *International winners will be required to choose a book that is available through
• Please enter one time only for each monthly giveaway.



  1. There are so many good titles coming out this month! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  2. Thanks a lot for the chance and have a great weekend ^^

  3. Thanks for the awesome giveaway, and for the list of titles that release this month! :D

  4. Thank you so much for the great giveaway this month has so many great releases! Have a great weekend !

  5. So many interesting releases! Thank you for this chance! :D

  6. thx for another awesome giveaway

  7. Omg! I am soo excited about Falling for Hamlet particularly!! :)

  8. Thank you for the giveaway! =)

  9. Thank for the giveaway!! I love this list :o)