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CHILDREN

OF METAL AND WISHES


By Sarah Fine (Franklin, MA)

There are whispers of a ghost in the slaughterhouse where Wen works - a ghost who’s determined to protect Wen against any threat, real or imagined. As deadly accidents fuel tensions within the factory, Wen must confront her growing feelings for an outspoken worker named Melik, unravel the mystery of the ghost, and decide whom she can trust. Ages 14 and up (grades 9 and up)

Margaret K. McElderry Books, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

9781442483583 Hardcover           $17.99

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

Contact: Rachel Stark, simonteen@simonandschuster.com


FICTION 

ATLANTIC LOVESONG


By G.J. Supernovich (Vergennes, VT)

Atlantic LoveSong is a rich narrative set along the New England Coast about a deepening romance between a pair of twenty-something, star-crossed lovers, who are struggling to bridge their multicultural differences and overcome the challenges of their dysfunctional families. As they navigate the twists of romance, they turn to their ties with the natural world and their tenderness for one another to strengthen their love.

Red Barn Books of Vermont

9781935922445                  Paperback              $15.95

Pub date: June 2014

Contact: G.J. Supernovich sprnvch@yahoo.com



THE END OF INNOCENCE


By Allegra Jordan

Helen Windship Brooks, a Boston bluestocking, is struggling to find herself at the world-renowned Harvard-Radcliffe University when German poet Wils bursts into her life. As they fall deeply in love on the brink of WWI, anti-German sentiments mount and Wils’s future at Harvard - and in America - is in increasing danger.

Sourcebooks/Landmark
            

9781492603832              Hardcover                $24.99

Pub date: August 2014

Contact: Valerie Pierce: valerie.pierce@sourcebooks.com

 


QUEENS NEVER MAKE BARGAINS


By Nancy Means Wright (Middlebury, VT)

Three spirited Scottish-American women, resettled in a Vermont machine tool town, carry on their lives through two world wars, a pandemic, and a Great Depression.  An “illuminating novel that lays bare the societal constraints faced by generations of women and the stark realities they bore with grace.” Kirkus Reviews

Wind Ridge Books / Red Barn Books of Vermont imprint

9781935922476               Trade paperback          $15.95

Pub date: May, 2014

Contact: Llyn Rice: llynrice@gmail.com

 

WHAT STRANGE CREATURES


By Emily Arsenault  (Shelburne Falls, MA) 

Set in a New England college town, scandal, love, family, and murder combine in a gripping literary mystery by critically acclaimed author Emily Arsenault, in which a young academic’s life is turned upside down when her brother is arrested for murder and she must prove his innocence.

William Morrow Paperbacks

9780062283238                   Trade paperback             $14.99

Pub date: July 22, 2014

Contact: molly.birckhead@harpercollins.com 

 


SPORTS


MIRACLE AT FENWAY


By Saul Wisnia (Newton, MA)

The 2004 Red Sox won their first championship in 86 years, making them instant legends. Massachusetts native Saul Wisnia interviews everyone from the players to the coaches to key front office personnel to create this memorable oral history of the historic 2004 season.

St. Martin’s Press

9781250031631                 Hardcover                  $26.99

Pub date: July 15, 2014 

Contact: John Nicholas, john.nicholas@stmartins.com



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