June, Bette, and Gigi have given their all to dance at Manhattan’s most elite ballet school. Now they are competing one final time for a spot at the prestigious American Ballet Company. With the stakes higher than ever, these girls have everything to lose...and no one is playing nice. After years of grueling auditions, torn ribbons, and broken hearts, it all comes down to this last dance. Who will make the cut? And who will lose her dream forever?
PUBLISHED BY HARPERTEEN
What would you do to be the best? Tiny Pretty Things digs beneath the practiced poise of a cutthroat Manhattan ballet academy, where three gifted young dancers all fight for the top position while navigating secrets, lies, and the pressure that comes with being prodigies.
PUBLISHED BY HARPERTEEN
What price would you pay to be beautiful? The Belles, a dark fantasy series, exposes the underbelly of a world where beauty is a currency to die for, and if one is wealthy enough to spend time with the Belles, and enjoy the girls' powers to transform, it comes at a staggering price. But when Camille, one of the strongest Belles in this generation, wins a coveted spot at the palace, working for the Queen-to-be, she uncovers a hidden world of cruelty, secrets and lies — and a star-crossed love that might just mean death.
COMING WINTER 2018 FROM DISNEY/HYPERION
Easy A meets the thriller Gossip in CAKE Literary’s , a fast-paced YA contemporary that tracks the downward spiral of a small lie spun out of control. Stuck on the fringes of the high school hierarchy since a terrible accident three months ago, once popular Bryn is feeling left out – particularly by her oldest friend Georgie, who, having slimmed down at fat camp, is hanging with the cool kids – and dropped by ex-BFF Queen Bee Cora, who’s perfect in every way. When Bryn catches Georgie flirting with her ex, Jase, she flippantly makes a nasty comment that starts a rumor. It takes on a life of its own, spiraling out of control and wreaking havoc on the lives of her former friends. Bryn may have the power to fix things, simply by telling the truth. But will anyone believe her – especially after what happened last summer? And more importantly, does she want them to?
COMING SOON FROM DISNEY/HYPERION
A Practical Magic for middle grade readers. The sisters of the Logroño family have a big secret — they’re brujas, witches of Mexican ancestry — and have been keeping the residents of Rose Hill, Texas, well- stocked with sweet treats from their panadería, as well as problem-solving magic. But when youngest sister Leo bungles up a spell, causing her best friend’s crush to fall in love with the entire 7th grade, she must rush to fix it before her mama and tías discover it. Or she just might lose the only real amiga she’s ever had.
COMING SOON FROM HARPER CHILDREN'S/WALDEN
A steampunk Jumanji with Middle Eastern flair. Twelve-year-old Farah and her two friends get sucked into a supernatural board game. They must navigate dangerous puzzles and perilous challenges in order to beat the game. But can they outwit the game’s creator? Or will they, like the children who came before them, become trapped forever?
PUBLISHED BY SALAAM READS/SIMON & SCHUSTER