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I'm a librarian based in the UK who loves books. I'm happiest when I'm either talking about them, reading them or buying them. This blog is dedicated mainly to my addiction to YA fiction but you will also find some adult and non-fiction book reviews as well.

Friday, 9 December 2011

Hotly Anticipated Reads for 2012: Puffin

Puffin have released some awesome books this year!  I always like to keep a close eye on what they're publishing next and 2012 looks set to be another bumper year with lots of exciting titles in store.   


All links go to Goodreads so that you can add these to your wishlist too!

Saving Daisy by Phil Earle, published on 5th January 2012

Daisy's mum is gone. Her dad refuses to talk about it. As far as Daisy's concerned, it's all her fault. As her life starts to spiral out of control, panic leads to tragedy and Daisy's left alone.

But sometimes the kindness of a stranger can turn things around. A stranger who desperately wants to save Daisy - if she'll only let herself be saved . . .


Wereworld: Shadow of the Hawk by Curtis Jobling, published on 5th January 2012

Enslaved by the Goatlord Kesslar, young werewolf Drew finds himself on the volcanic isle of Scoria, forced to fight in the arena for the Lizardlords. With the help of an unlikely ally, he must find a way to break free - but who has ever managed to escape?

Meanwhile, Hector the Wereboar flees the forces of the Catlords. Now on board the pirate ship Maelstrom, the enemy's net is closing in. Haunted by the spirits of the dead, Hector is soon left wondering who the true enemy is . . .

The Lunar Chronicles: Cinder by Marissa Meyer, published on 5th January 2012

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.



The Intern by Dillon Khan, published on 5th April 2012

Jay Merchant has landed an internship for the best job in music television. He has access-all-areas to the biggest VIP parties and the hottest celebrities all over the world. The velvet rope has been lifted - now he's got to capture it on camera.


But behind the scenes, Jay is thrown into a life of early starts, late nights, blood, sweat and tears. He has nine months to turn his intern dream into a real job - but at what price?
It's time for Jay to face the music . . .

1 comment:

  1. I'm really enjoying this look at 2012 books! I have Cinder to read, I'm hoping to get a copy of Saving Daisy! .. I kind of wish I had started the Wereworld books because they look like a lot of fun and I've not heard of The Intern before! Great books here!

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