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Most Anticipated Reads of November 2015

We’re a little more than half way through the month and you know what that means! Time for another Most Anticipated Reads post where I highlight what books, comics and graphic novels I am anticipating the most that will be coming out next month…in this case November 2015!


– BOOKS –

The Lies About Truth

Author: Courtney C. Stevens

Publisher: HarperTeen

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

Release Date: November 3rd 2015

Page Count: 336

ISBN: 9780062245434

Goodreads Synopsis: Sadie Kingston, is a girl living in the aftermath. A year after surviving a car accident that killed her friend Trent and left her body and face scarred, she can’t move forward. The only person who seems to understand her is Trent’s brother, Max. As Sadie begins to fall for Max, she’s unsure if she is truly healed enough to be with him — even if Max is able to look at her scars and not shy away. But when the truth about the accident and subsequent events comes to light, Sadie has to decide if she can embrace the future or if she’ll always be trapped in the past.


Half Truths

Author: Sally Green

Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal

Release Date: November 3rd 2015

Page Count: N/A

ISBN: N/A

Goodreads Synopsis: Half Truths follows Gabriel’s story from the time he arrives Switzerland, seeking help in recovering his magical powers from the conniving Black Witch Mercury, and goes up until the moment when he first meets Nathan and their paths become forever intertwined. For the new reader, this is the perfect bite-sized introduction to the world of Half Bad, where witches and humans live alongside one another. And for the returning reader, this story sheds new light on one of the trilogy’s most beloved characters.


The Anatomical Shape Of A Heart (a.k.a. Night Owls)

Author: Jenn Bennett

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends  

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary

Release Date: November 3rd 2015

Page Count: 304

ISBN: 9781250066459

Goodreads Synopsis: Artist Beatrix Adams knows exactly how she’s spending the summer before her senior year. Determined to follow in Leonardo da Vinci’s footsteps, she’s ready to tackle the one thing that will give her an advantage in a museum-sponsored scholarship contest: drawing actual cadavers. But when she tries to sneak her way into the hospital’s Willed Body program and misses the last metro train home, she meets a boy who turns her summer plans upside down. Jack is charming, wildly attractive . . . and possibly one of San Francisco’s most notorious graffiti artists. On midnight buses and city rooftops, Beatrix begins to see who Jack really is—and tries to uncover what he’s hiding that leaves him so wounded. But will these secrets come back to haunt him? Or will the skeletons in Beatrix’s own family’s closet tear them apart?


Warren The 13th And The All-Seeing Eye

Author: Tania Del Rio, Illustrator: Will Staehle

Publisher: Quirk Books

Genre: Middle Grade, Fantasy

Release Date: November 24th 2015

Page Count: 224

ISBN: 9781594748035

Goodreads Synopsis: Meet Warren the 13th, a cursed 12-year-old Victorian bellhop who’s terribly unlucky . . . yet perpetually optimistic, hard-working, and curious. Orphan Warren’s pride and joy is his family’s hotel, but he’s been miserable ever since his evil Aunt Anaconda took over the management. Anaconda believes a mysterious treasure known as the All-Seeing Eye is hidden somewhere on the grounds, and she’ll do anything to find it. If Warren wants to preserve his family’s legacy, he’ll need to find the treasure first—if the hotel’s many strange and wacky guests don’t beat him to it! This middle-grade adventure features gorgeous two-color illustrations on every page and a lavish two-column Victorian design that will pull young readers into a spooky and delightful mystery.


– GRAPHIC NOVELS / COMICS –

Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Author: Troy Little

Publisher: Top Shelf

Genre: Graphic Novel

Release Date: November 10th 2015

Page Count: 176

ISBN: 9781603093750

Goodreads Synopsis: A delightfully bonkers graphic novel by Eisner-nominated artist Troy Little adapting Thompson’s seminal book of the same name (in partnership with the Hunter S. Thompson Estate). Join Thompson’s alter ego Raoul Duke on the mother of all Vegas benders, as he and his attorney Dr. Gonzo cover a motorcycle race, crash a drug-enforcement convention, and rack up obscenely large room-service bills, all while dosed to the gills on a truly spectacular assortment of mind-altering substances.


Edward Scissor Hands, Vol.2: Whole Again

Author: Kate Leth, Illustrator: Drew Rausch

Publisher: IDW Publishing

Genre: Graphic Novel, Fantasy

Release Date: November 3rd 2015

Page Count: 148

ISBN: 9781631404405

Goodreads Synopsis: After settling in with Megs and her family, Edward becomes curious about a television “miracle doctor” named April Wells, and enlists the help of friends and townspeople to send her a homemade audition tape. While Megs struggles with her uncertainty about the whole situation, Edward has a quiet hope that, maybe, she could help him.

2 thoughts on “Most Anticipated Reads of November 2015

  1. Ooooh, Warren the 13th sounds like something I would like and the cover illustration is really quirky too. Great finds, Maria! I can always look at your blog for books I’ve never heard before (and shows).

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    1. It looks so great and the cover alone is fabulous so I can only imagine the illustrations inside! Thank you!! That’s such a great compliment, I really appreciate it! 🙂

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