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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

July 2015

Hardcover

A Million Miles Away by Lara Avery - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Poppy | 9780316283687 | Published July 7, 2015

Twin sisters Kelsey and Michelle Maxfield look identical --- but they couldn't be more different. But despite their differences, Kelsey and Michelle can't live without each other ---until everything changes. When Michelle dies in a car crash, Kelsey is left without her other half. As the only one who knows about her sister's boyfriend, Peter, Kelsey tries to tell him what happened to Michelle. But when she finally connects with Peter online, he thinks that Kelsey is Michelle and says that seeing her is the one thing keeping him alive. Caught up in the moment, Kelsey lets Peter believe that she is Michelle. But soon she finds herself falling for the one boy she shouldn't want.

Bear & Hare Go Fishing by Emily Gravett - Children's, Picture

Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers | 9781481422895 | Published July 7, 2015

Friends Bear and Hare are going fishing. While Hare is putting together a picnic, Bear enthusiastically fishes…a hat. Then…a roller skate. Will Bear ever hook an actual fish? Maybe a little help from Hare can turn things around.

Beastly Babies Written by Ellen Jackson with illustrations by Brendan Wenzel - Children's, Picture

Beach Lane Books | 9781442408340 | Published July 7, 2015

From wriggling chicks to jumpy kangaroos, this hilarious rhyming picture book showcases different kinds of babies, all of which are perfectly, adorably beastly!

First Grade Dropout Written by Audrey Vernick with illustrations by Matthew Cordell - Children's, Picture

Clarion Books | 9780544129856 | Published July 7, 2015

The first grade narrator of this book has been lots of things: Hungry. Four years old. Crazy bored. Soaking wet. Pretty regular kid...until he makes a mistake so big that he’s sure he will never be able to go back to Lakeview Elementary School.

If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! by Elise Parsley - Picture

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316376570 | Published July 7, 2015

Note to self: If your teacher tells you to bring something from nature for show-and-tell, she does not want you to bring an alligator! But nothing will stop Magnolia, who's determined to have the best show-and-tell of all--until her reptilian rapscallion starts getting her into some major trouble. Now it's up to Magnolia to find a way to send this troublemaker home--but what could possibly scare an alligator away?

R Is for Rocket: An ABC Book by Tad Hills - Children's, Picture

Schwartz & Wade | 9780553522280 | Published July 7, 2015

From finding acorns, to balancing on a ball, to offering a cookie and a crayon to a crow, readers will love exploring the wonderful world of Rocket and his friends.

Secrets of Selkie Bay by Shelley Moore Thomas - Culture, Fantasy

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374367497 | Published July 7, 2015

As Cordie Sullivan, the oldest daughter, tries to learn more about her mother's vanishing, she must find the strength to help her family move ahead, even as she discovers an increasing number of clues that point to a hidden island off the coast-a mythical kingdom of the selkies.

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate by Jacqueline Kelly - Young Adult 9+, Youth Fiction

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9780805097443 | Published July 7, 2015

Travis keeps bringing home strays. And Callie has her hands full keeping the wild animals --- her brother included --- away from her mother's critical eye. Whether it's wrangling a rogue armadillo or stray dog, a guileless younger brother or standoffish cousin, the trials and tribulations of Callie Vee will have readers laughing and crying and cheering for this most endearing heroine.

The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms by Chris Colfer - Youth Fiction

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316406895 | Published July 7, 2015

The Masked Man is on the loose in the Land of Stories, and it's up to Alex and Conner Bailey to stop him...except Alex has been thrown off the Fairy Council, and no one will believe they're in danger. Fairy tales and classic stories collide in the fourth adventure in the bestselling Land of Stories series as the twins travel beyond the kingdoms! 

The Moon is Going to Addy's House by Ida Pearle - Children's, Picture

Dial Books | 9780803740549 | Published July 7, 2015

After a play date in the city, Addy heads home to the country with her family. And through the long drive, the moon seems to be following them closely --- Addy’s faithful guardian and friend.