Nye Udgivelser Maj 2019 – De Engelske

Lidt forsinket, men her er de altså.

Udgivelsesdatoer kan variere lidt mellem US og UK. Nogle af udgivelserne er en del af serier, og kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger. Genren er angivet ud fra Goodreads, eftersom bøgerne ikke er udkommet endnu og jeg derfor ikke selv har læst dem.

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Titel: Kingsbane | Serie: Empirium #2 | Forfatter: Claire LeGrand | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 21. Maj

In this sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller Furyborn, two queens, separated by a thousand years, connected by secrets and lies, must continue their fight amid deadly plots and unthinkable betrayals that will test their strength—and their hearts.

Rielle Dardenne has been anointed Sun Queen, but her trials are far from over. The Gate keeping the angels at bay is falling. To repair it, Rielle must collect the seven hidden castings of the saints. Meanwhile, to help her prince and love Audric protect Celdaria, Rielle must spy on the angel Corien—but his promises of freedom and power may prove too tempting to resist.

Centuries later, Eliana Ferracora grapples with her new reality: She is the Sun Queen, humanity’s long-awaited savior. But fear of corruption—fear of becoming another Rielle—keeps Eliana’s power dangerous and unpredictable. Hunted by all, racing against time to save her dying friend Navi, Eliana must decide how to wear a crown she never wanted—by embracing her mother’s power, or rejecting it forever.

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Titel: We Hunt the Flame  Serie: Sand of Arawiya #1 | Forfatter: Hafsah Faizal | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 14. Maj

People lived because she killed.
People died because he lived.

Zafira is the Hunter, disguising herself as a man when she braves the cursed forest of the Arz to feed her people. Nasir is the Prince of Death, assassinating those foolish enough to defy his autocratic father, the king. If Zafira was exposed as a girl, all of her achievements would be rejected; if Nasir displayed his compassion, his father would punish him in the most brutal of ways.

Both are legends in the kingdom of Arawiya—but neither wants to be.

War is brewing, and the Arz sweeps closer with each passing day, engulfing the land in shadow. When Zafira embarks on a quest to uncover a lost artifact that can restore magic to her suffering world and stop the Arz, Nasir is sent by the king on a similar mission: retrieve the artifact and kill the Hunter. But an ancient evil stirs as their journey unfolds—and the prize they seek may pose a threat greater than either can imagine.

Set in a richly detailed world inspired by ancient Arabia, We Hunt the Flame is a gripping debut of discovery, conquering fear, and taking identity into your own hands.

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Titel: Stepsister | Serie: – | Forfatter: Jennifer Donnelly | Genre: YA Fantasy, Retelling | Udgivelse: 14. Maj

Isabelle should be blissfully happy – she’s about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isn’t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince’s heart. She’s the ugly stepsister who’s cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella’s shoe … which is now filling with blood.

When the prince discovers Isabelle’s deception, she is turned away in shame. It’s no more than she deserves: she is a plain girl in a world that values beauty; a feisty girl in a world that wants her to be pliant.

Isabelle has tried to fit in. To live up to her mother’s expectations. To be like her stepsister. To be sweet. To be pretty. One by one, she has cut away pieces of herself in order to survive a world that doesn’t appreciate a girl like her. And that has made her mean, jealous, and hollow.

Until she gets a chance to alter her destiny and prove what ugly stepsisters have always known: it takes more than heartache to break a girl.

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Titel: The Candle and the Flame | Serie: – | Forfatter: Nafiza Azad | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 14. Maj

Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city bears scars of its recent past, when the chaotic tribe of Shayateen djinn slaughtered its entire population — except for Fatima and two other humans. Now ruled by a new maharajah, Noor is protected from the Shayateen by the Ifrit, djinn of order and reason, and by their commander, Zulfikar.

But when one of the most potent of the Ifrit dies, Fatima is changed in ways she cannot fathom, ways that scare even those who love her. Oud in hand, Fatima is drawn into the intrigues of the maharajah and his sister, the affairs of Zulfikar and the djinn, and the dangers of a magical battlefield.

Nafiza Azad weaves an immersive tale of magic and the importance of names; fiercely independent women; and, perhaps most importantly, the work for harmony within a city of a thousand cultures and cadences.

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Titel: Girl Gone Viral | Serie: – | Forfatter: Arvin Ahmadi | Genre: YA Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 21. Maj

For seventeen-year-old Opal Hopper, code is magic. She builds entire worlds from scratch: Mars craters, shimmering lakes, any virtual experience her heart desires.

But she can’t code her dad back into her life. When he disappeared after her tenth birthday, leaving only a cryptic note, Opal tried desperately to find him. And when he never turned up, she enrolled at a boarding school for technical prodigies and tried to forget.

Until now. Because WAVE, the world’s biggest virtual reality platform, has announced a contest where the winner gets to meet its billionaire founder. The same billionaire who worked closely with Opal’s dad. The one she always believed might know where he went. The one who maybe even murdered him.

What begins as a small data hack to win the contest spirals out of control when Opal goes viral, digging her deeper into a hole of lies, hacks, and manipulation. How far will Opal go for the answers–or is it the attention–she’s wanted for years?

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Titel: The Lost Coast | Serie: – | Forfatter: Amy Rose Capetta | Genre: YA Paranormal romance, LGBTQ, Witches | Udgivelse: 14. Maj

The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods.

Danny didn’t know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her finger down on Tempest, California. What she finds are the Grays: a group of friends who throw around terms like queer and witch like they’re ordinary and everyday, though they feel like an earthquake to Danny. But Danny didn’t just find the Grays. They cast a spell that calls her halfway across the country, because she has something they need: she can bring back Imogen, the most powerful of the Grays, missing since the summer night she wandered into the woods alone. But before Danny can find Imogen, she finds a dead boy with a redwood branch through his heart. Something is very wrong amid the trees and fog of the Lost Coast, and whatever it is, it can kill. Lush, eerie, and imaginative, Amy Rose Capetta’s tale overflows with the perils and power of discovery — and what it means to find your home, yourself, and your way forward.

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Titel: The Bone Charmer | Serie: – | Forfatter: Breeana Shields | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 21. Maj

In Saskia’s world, bones are the source of all power. They tell the future, reveal the past, and expose secrets in the present. Each village has a designated seer who performs readings for the townsfolk, and in Midwood, the Bone Charmer is Saskia’s mother.

On the day of her kenning—a special bone reading that determines the apprenticeships of all seventeen-year-olds—Saskia’s worst fears come true. She receives an assignment to train as a Bone Charmer, like her mother, and even worse, a match-making reading that pairs her with Bram—a boy who has suspicious tattoos that hint of violence.

Saskia knows her mother saw multiple paths for her, yet chose one she knew Saskia wouldn’t want. Their argument leads to a fracture in one of the bones. Broken bones are always bad luck, but this particular set of bones have been infused with extra magic, and so the break has devastating consequences—Saskia’s future has split as well. Now she will live her two potential paths simultaneously. Only one future can survive. And Saskia’s life is in danger in both.

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Titel: Missing, Presumed Dead | Serie: – | Forfatter: Emma Berquist | Genre: YA Mystery, Thriller, Paranormal, Ghosts, LGBT | Udgivelse: 21. Maj

With a touch, Lexi can sense how and when someone will die. Some say it’s a gift. But to Lexi it’s a curse—one that keeps her friendless and alone. All that changes when Lexi foresees the violent death of a young woman, Jane, outside a club. But Jane doesn’t go to the afterlife quietly. Her ghost remains behind, determined to hunt down her murderer, and she needs Lexi’s help. In life, Jane was everything Lexi is not—outgoing, happy, popular. But in death, all Jane wants is revenge. Lexi will do anything to help Jane, to make up for the fact that she didn’t—couldn’t—save Jane’s life, and to keep this beautiful ghost of a girl by her side for as long as possible.

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Titel: Aurora Rising | Serie: The Aurora Cycle #1 | Forfatter: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff | Genre: YA Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 7. Maj

From the internationally bestselling authors of THE ILLUMINAE FILES comes an epic new science fiction adventure.

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch…

A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates
A smart-ass techwiz with the galaxy’s biggest chip on his shoulder
An alien warrior with anger management issues
A tomboy pilot who’s totally not into him, in case you were wondering

And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem—that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler’s squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.

They’re not the heroes we deserve. They’re just the ones we could find. Nobody panic.

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Titel: Storm Cursed | Serie: Mercy Thompson #11 | Forfatter: Patricia Briggs | Genre: Adult Paranormal, Urban Fantasy | Udgivelse: 7. Maj

In this powerful entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series, Mercy Thompson must face a deadly enemy to defend all she loves…

My name is Mercedes Athena Thompson Hauptman, and I am a car mechanic.

And a coyote shapeshifter.

And the mate of the Alpha of the Columbia Basin werewolf pack.

Even so, none of that would have gotten me into trouble if, a few months ago, I hadn’t stood upon a bridge and taken responsibility for the safety of the citizens who lived in our territory. It seemed like the thing to do at the time. It should have only involved hunting down killer goblins, zombie goats, and an occasional troll. Instead, our home was viewed as neutral ground, a place where humans would feel safe to come and treat with the fae.

The reality is that nothing and no one is safe. As generals and politicians face off with the Gray Lords of the fae, a storm is coming and her name is Death.

But we are pack, and we have given our word.

We will die to keep it.

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Titel: Queenslayer | Serie: Spellslinger #5 | Forfatter: Sebastien De Castell | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 2. Maj

The fifth book in the page-turning SPELLSLINGER fantasy series.

Kellen and Reichis have just finished fighting a duel in the desert when Kellen inadvertently smears blood on the Daroman flag – an act of treason for which the Marshals have no choice but to arrest him. Just before he’s put before the Queen to be executed, Kellen is given a strange piece of advice from one of his fellow prisoners: kill the Queen and he’ll be given clemency by those who take power. But when Kellen comes face-to-face with the eleven year-old monarch, he realises she’s vastly smarter than he expected – and in a great deal more danger.

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Titel: Romanov | Serie: – | Forfatter: Nadine Brandes | Genre: YA Historical Fiction | Udgivelse: 7. Maj

The history books say I died.

They don’t know the half of it.

Anastasia “Nastya” Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her family’s only salvation. But the leader of the Bolshevik army is after them . . . and he’s hunted Romanov before.

Nastya’s only chances of survival are to either release the spell, and deal with the consequences, or enlist help from Zash, the handsome soldier who doesn’t act like the average Bolshevik. Nastya’s never dabbled in magic before, but it doesn’t frighten her as much as her growing attraction for Zash. She likes him. She thinks he might even like her . . .

That is, until she’s on one side of a firing squad . . . and he’s on the other.

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Titel: Nocturna | Serie: A Forgery of Magic #1 | Forfatter: Maya Motayne | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 7. Maj

Set in a Latinx-inspired world, a face-changing thief and a risk-taking prince must team up to defeat a powerful evil they accidentally unleashed.

To Finn Voy, magic is two things: a knife to hold under the chin of anyone who crosses her…and a disguise she shrugs on as easily as others pull on cloaks.

As a talented faceshifter, it’s been years since Finn has seen her own face, and that’s exactly how she likes it. But when Finn gets caught by a powerful mobster, she’s forced into an impossible mission: steal a legendary treasure from Castallan’s royal palace or be stripped of her magic forever.

After the murder of his older brother, Prince Alfehr is first in line for the Castallan throne. But Alfie can’t help but feel that he will never live up to his brother’s legacy. Riddled with grief, Alfie is obsessed with finding a way to bring his brother back, even if it means dabbling in forbidden magic.

But when Finn and Alfie’s fates collide, they accidentally unlock a terrible, ancient power—which, if not contained, will devour the world. And with Castallan’s fate in their hands, Alfie and Finn must race to vanquish what they have unleashed, even if it means facing the deepest darkness in their pasts.

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Titel: Dark Shores | Serie: Dark Shores #1: | Forfatter: Danielle L. Jensen | Genre: YA Fantasy, Pirates | Udgivelse: 7. Maj

High seas adventure, blackmail, and meddling gods meet in Dark Shores, the first novel in a new YA fantasy series.

In a world divided by meddlesome gods and treacherous oceans, only the Maarin possess the knowledge to cross the Endless Seas. But they have one mandate: East must never meet West.

A PIRATE WITH A WILL OF IRON

Teriana is the second mate of the Quincense and heir to the Maarin Triumvirate. Her people are born of the seas and the keepers of its secrets, but when her closest friend is forced into an unwanted betrothal, Teriana breaks her people’s mandate so her friend might escape—a choice with devastating consequences.

A SOLDIER WITH A SECRET

Marcus is the commander of the Thirty-Seventh, the notorious legion that has led the Celendor Empire to conquer the entire East. The legion is his family, but even they don’t know the truth he’s been hiding since childhood. It’s a secret he’ll do anything to protect, no matter how much it costs him – and the world.

A DANGEROUS QUEST

When an Empire senator discovers the existence of the Dark Shores, he captures Teriana’s crew and threatens to reveal Marcus’s secret unless they sail in pursuit of conquest, forcing the two into an unlikely—and unwilling—alliance. They unite for the sake of their families, but both must decide how far they are willing to go, and how much they are willing to sacrifice.

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Nye Udgivelser Maj 2019 – De Danske

En anelse forsinket, men her kommer de endelig – maj måneds nye udgivelser. Der er nok en risiko for at jeg har misset nogle stykker, men jeg har forsøgt at grave så mange frem som muligt.

Vær opmærksom på, at bagsideteksten fra bøger som er en del af en serie kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger, ligesom udgivelsesdatoen også kan ændre sig.

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Titel: Aru Shah og Tidens Ende | Serie: Aru Shah #1 | Forfatter: Roshana Chokshi | Forlag: Straarup & Co | Genre: Middlegrade Fantasy, Mytologi | Udgivelse: 8. Maj

Aru Shah har det med at fordreje sandheden en lille smule,for at passe ind blandt de rige børn på skolen, hvor hun går. Mens hendes klassekammerater flyver til eksotiske rejsemål,skal hun selv tilbringe efterårsferien på Museet for Indisk Kultur og Oldtidskunst,hvor hendes mor arbejder.
En dag dukker tre af hendes klassekammerater op på museet for at afsløre en af Arus løgne. De tror ikke på, at en af lamperne på museet er forbande. Ved en fejl slipper Aru en ældgammel dæmon fri,hvis eneste mission er at vække guden Shiva – Ødelæggeren.
Hendes klassekammerater og mor er fastfrosset i tiden, og nu er det op til Aru at redde dem.
Disney har netop lanceret et nyt imprint – ”Rick Riordan presents” – der sætter fokus på titler, der viser mangfoldigheden i verdens mange mytologier. Som sin allerførste udgivelse, har Riordan valgt “Aru Shah og tidens ende”, der er første bog i en ny fantasy-kvartet af bestsellerforfatteren Roshana Chokshi.
Bogen udkom i USA i 2018 og blev en øjeblikkelig New York Times-bestseller med over 100.000 solgte eksemplarer og flotte anmeldelser til følge. “Aru Shah og tidens ende” er siden blevet solgt til en lang række lande og filmrettighederne er solgt til Paramount Pictures.

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Titel. Duftapoteket – Der Er En Hemmelighed i Luften| Serie: Duftapoteket #1 | Forfatter: Anna Ruhe | Forlag: Straarup & Co. | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 8. Maj

– Der er en hemmelighed i luften

Det luger mærkeligt i den gamle villa – af tusind ting på samme tid. Det er det første, Luzie lægger mærke til ved deres nye hjem den kedelige landsby. Men ingen ved, hvor lugtene kommer fra.
Sammen med sin lillebror Benno og nabodrengen Mats begynder Luzie at undersøge villaen. Men børnene har ingen anelse om, hvad huset gemmer på af hemmeligheder. I et skjult rum med reoler fra gulv til loft finder de et hav af flasker med farverige, mystiske dufte. Men i flaskerne bobler ikke bare dejlige overraskelser. De er også fulde af farer. Og en af dem skulle de aldrig have åbnet…
“Duftapoteket” er en medrivende fantasyfortælling i tre bind, der er skrevet af den tyske forfatter Anna Ruhe. “Duftapoteket – Der er en hemmelighed i luften” er første bind i serien, der nu udkommer på dansk.
Serien har på kort tid opnået stor popularitet i Tyskland, hvor anden bog om Luzie er udkommet, mens tredje og sidste bog er på vej. Bogens flotte omslag er illustreret af Claudia Carls, hvis tegninger også optræder inde i bogen.

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Titel: Ellinor | Serie: Ellinor #1 | Forfatter: Katarina Von Bredow | Forlag: Straarup & Co. Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 8. Maj

“Hej,” siger Ellinor, “Hvad laver I’” Pigerne kigger på hinanden.“Ikke noget, som du behøver at blande dig i.” Ordene føles som at få en spand kold vand i hovedet,og piskeriset i maven pisker kulden rundt i hele kroppen.
“Meja’” siger Ellinor. “Hvad er der i vejen’” Hun kan selv høre, hvor skrøbelig hendes stemme lyder. Meja vender sig om. Hendes øjne bliver smalle, da hun ser på Ellinor. “Seriøst’” siger hun. “Er du virkelig i tvivl om det’” Ellinor tøver. En del af hende vil bare løbe væk. Men hun bliver jo nødt til at finde ud af, hvad der foregår.
Ellinor er en mester, når hun hænger under loftet i klatrehallen. Men på jorden skal hun hele tiden gå på listefødder for ikke at såre andres følelser. Derhjemme er mor jaloux på fars nye familie, og i skolen kan hendes to bedste venner, Meja og Leo, ikke lide hinanden. En dag begynder Viktor i klassen, og der bliver vendt op og ned på alting.
Ellinor må træffe et valg – skal hun blive ved med at gå på listefødder for at gøre andre glade, eller skal hun følge sine følelser?
“Ellinor” er første del i en trilogi om tilværelsen som nyudsprunget teenager. Serien er skrevet af den svenske forfatter Katarina von Bredow.

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Titel: Når Månen Står Op | Serie: – | Forfatter: Sarah Crossan | Forlag: Straarup & Co. | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 8. Maj

De tror, at jeg har gjort nogen fortræd. Men det har jeg ikke. Er du med’For folk kommer til at fortælle dig alle mulige løgne. Det er vigtigt for mig, at du kender sandheden.
Joe har ikke set sin bror i ti år. Og årsagen er brutal. Ed sidder på dødsgangen. Nu er datoen for Eds henrettelse blevet fastsat, og dette bliver måske deres sidste sommer sammen. Nogensinde.
Den prisvindende forfatter Sarah Crossans “Når månen står op” er en roman om liv, død, kærlighed og tilgivelse. Den bliver siddende i dig, længe efter sidste side er læst.

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Titel: Krigen i Dagslyset – del 1 | Serie: Dæmoncyklussen #3  | Forfatter: Peter V. Brett | Forlag: Dreamlitt | Genre: Fantasy | Udgivelse: 10. Maj

Ved nymåne bliver alle skygger mørkere – og dæmonerne rejser sig

Arlen Bales ved om nogen, hvilken trussel mennesket står overfor. Han har modstået presset fra ånderne, der har formet ham til et så effektivt våben, at han har skabt sig fjender både på og under jordens overflade.
Mens Arlen forbereder sit folk til kamp, nærmer en bereden hær sig gennem ørkenen, anført af en mand, der mener, han er forudbestemt til at forene menneskeheden i kampen mod dæmonerne, uanset om de vil eller ej.
Ahmann Jardir og Arlen Bales var engang som brødre. Nu er de glødende modstandere, og den eneste person, som Jardir kan måle sig med, hvad ambitioner angår, er hans førstehustru, som også er en viljestærk præstinde.
Ånderne angriber om 30 nætter, og de eneste, der er i stand til at besejre dem, er fanget i krigen i dagslyset: En kamp mod hinanden og deres indre dæmoner.
Krigen i dagslyset er tredje bog i serien Dæmoncyklussen.

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Titel: Krigen i Dagslyset – Del 2 | Serie: Dæmoncyklussen #3 | Forfatter: Peter V. Brett | Forlag: Dreamlitt | Genre: Fantasy | Udgivelse: 10. Maj

Ved nymåne bliver alle skygger mørkere – og dæmonerne rejser sig

Arlen Bales ved om nogen, hvilken trussel mennesket står overfor. Han har modstået presset fra ånderne, der har formet ham til et så effektivt våben, at han har skabt sig fjender både på og under jordens overflade.
Mens Arlen forbereder sit folk til kamp, nærmer en bereden hær sig gennem ørkenen, anført af en mand, der mener, han er forudbestemt til at forene menneskeheden i kampen mod dæmonerne, uanset om de vil eller ej.
Ahmann Jardir og Arlen Bales var engang som brødre. Nu er de glødende modstandere, og den eneste person, som Jardir kan måle sig med, hvad ambitioner angår, er hans førstehustru, som også er en viljestærk præstinde.
Ånderne angriber om 30 nætter, og de eneste, der er i stand til at bese

jre dem, er fanget i krigen i dagslyset: En kamp mod hinanden og deres indre dæmoner.
Krigen i dagslyset er tredje bog i serien Dæmoncyklussen.

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Titel: Mordet i Elverskoven | Serie: Himmelkrystallens Børn #1 | Forfatter: Mette Østergaard Filsø | Forlag: Forfatterskabet | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 15. Maj

En sagte lyd nåede hendes øre. Den var ikke mere end en hvisken i vinden, men alligevel anderledes end alle de andre lyde i den tyste, hemmelighedsfulde skov. En gispende, rallende lyd.

Anna lever et stille liv i byen Jyss hos den gnavne enkefrue Kerstin, da hun møder en gruppe fremmede rejsende på markedet. Sammen med dem drager hun ud på sit livs rejse mod skoven Merth, der ifølge de gamle sagn er hjemsted for elvere.
Rejsen kommer hurtigt til at overgå hendes vildeste fantasier, men også hendes værste mareridt, for de rejsende gemmer på en mørk hemmelighed, der ikke kan forblive skjult for evigt.

Om forfatteren
Mette Østergaard Filsø (født 1987) er uddannet ph. d. i kemi og bor sammen med sin mand og to børn i Vejle. Når hun ikke nørder med avancerede maskiner, syrer og baser, bruger hun tiden på sin store passion: at skrive.

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Titel: Den Dag Vi Døde | Serie: – | Forfatter: Anja Hitz | Forlag: ABC Forlag | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 15. Maj

Tre unge på en efterskole et sted i Danmark:

Kaya

Forstanderen giver Kaya en tænkepause, fordi hun har brudt efterskolens regler – igen. Hun vender tilbage efter jul, helt uforberedt på kærlighed og katastrofer.

Markus

Markus har ikke nogen at tage hjem til, så han tilbringer julen hos sin kontaktlærer, Robert. Endelig er der et menneske, som ikke skubber ham væk. Ikke engang når han fucker op.

Tolle

Tolle onanerer til skolebilledet af Kaya hele juleferien. Han er bare nødt til at se hende, så han arrangerer en nytårsfest. Men hvad sker der egentlig med hende og Jonathan?

Der er et før, hvor livet er, som efterskoleliv skal være. Med grænser, der skal overskrides. Med vild forelskelse, længsel efter de første seksuelle erfaringer og en lidt for våd nytårsfest derhjemme. Der er et under, hvor intet er, som det skal være. Med erfaringer, som ingen har bedt om at få.

Og så er der et efter …

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Titel: Roser og Violer | Serie: Rosenholm-Trilogien #1 | Forfatter: Gry Kappel Jensen | Forlag: Turbine | Genre: YA Fantasy, Paranormal | Udgivelse: 23. Maj

Roser er røde. Violer er blå. Jordbær er søde. Er du mon ligeså?

Det er tidligt om morgenen d. 7. juli, og fire piger fra fire forskellige steder i Danmark er på vej til Rosenholm Kostskole et sted på Sjælland. Alle har de fået en invitation til et informationsmøde på den mystiske skole. Ingen af dem ved, at mødet vil ændre deres liv for evigt…

Da de møder op på skolen, finder pigerne snart ud af, at Rosenholm ikke er et almindeligt gymnasium – det er et sted, der uddanner magikere. En helt ny verden åbner sig for pigerne, der nu skal til at lære deres egne evner at kende, men i løbet af deres første år på skolen vikles de ind i opklaringen af en gammel mordgåde, der truer med at få fatale følger i nutiden.

Roser og violer er første bind i fantasytrilogien Rosenholm – en ny serie til teenagere og y/a-læsere. Den er fyldt med magi, romantik og mystik, og de magiske elementer er bl.a. inspireret af nordisk mytologi, naturmagi og åndemaneri.

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Titel: Izzy + Tristan | Serie: – | Forfatter: Shannon Dunlap | Forlag: Carlsen Puls | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 28. Maj

Izzy + Tristan er en pageturner af en kærlighedsroman, en moderne Romeo og Julie.

Tristan er 16 år, genial til skak og bor hos sin tante i Brooklyn sammen med sin fætter Marcus. Marcus er pusher og styrer nabolaget med hård hånd. Han udnytter bl. a. Tristan og hans skaktalent til at vinde penge fra folk.

Da Izzy og hendes meget hvide familie flytter til den sorte bydel, forelsker hun og Tristan sig hovedkulds i hinanden. Men deres kærlighed giver dem store problemer – ikke kun fordi de kommer fra to helt forskellige miljøer, men også fordi Marcus er interesseret i Izzy og slet ikke kan tolerere, at Tristan ser Izzy.

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Titel: En Morders Tårer | Serie: – | Forfatter: Anne-Laure Bondoux | Forlag: Vild Maskine | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 31. Maj

Manden og kvinden havde et barn, der voksede, som alt andet på denne egn, hvilket vil sige ikke særlig godt. Han tilbragte sine dage med at jage slanger. Han havde jord under neglene, og den kraftige vind, der blæste ubønhørligt, havde givet ham stritører. Hans navn var Paolo. Paolo Poloverdo. Det var Paolo, der først så manden komme gående ad stien i det fjerne, en varm januardag. Denne gang var der hverken tale om en geolog eller en opdagelsesrejsende, og endnu mindre en digter. Det var Angel Allegria, der kom gående. En forbryder. En tyv. En morder.

“En morders tårer” er en storslået roman om uskyldighed og ondskab og et skæbnemøde mellem tre personer på jagt efter hver deres sandhed.
ANNE-LAURE BONDOUX er en internationalt prisbelønnetforfatter, og “En morders tårer” er hendes mest kendte roman. Hendes første bog på dansk, Miraklernes tid, fik flotte anmeldelser, da den udkom:
“En sjældent smukt skrevet bog” Berlingske (seks stjerner)

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Titel: Kærlighed og Kattestrofer | Serie: – | Forfatter: Pernille Eybye | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 10. Maj

Forlaget skriver: Jeg har ferie! Det burde være fantastisk.
Lange sommerdage hvor jeg bare skal dovne og hygge mig og være sammen med mine venner Thor, Nick og Oliver.
Men … min storebror, Frederik, er også hjemme,
og han er noget af en pestilens.
Ikke mindst fordi han ved at jeg godt kan lide Frida
der bor inde ved siden af.
Lide hende … næ, jeg elsker hende!
Det er bare ikke så nemt at få det sagt.
Og det hele bliver kompliceret af at en eller anden ved navn Jinx sender mærkelige sms’er til mig.
Jeg skal gøre som han siger – ellers afslører han mig over for Frida.
Han kender åbenbart til mine følelser for hende.
Hov, nu glemte jeg helt mine pinlige forældre  og deres lige så pinlige forhold til vores katte, Baby og Junior.
Nå ja, for resten: Jeg hedder Albert.
Velkommen til min sommerferie!

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Titel: Taranteller og Tungekys | Serie: – | Forfatter: Michael Kamp | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: YA Contemporary, Gys | Udgivelse: 25. Maj

De 15-årige tvillinger Lærke og Emil tilbringer sommerferien i kolonihaven med deres forældre. Det betyder grill, græsplænehygge … og begrænset skærmtid.
Emil og Lærke keder sig, for hvad skal man få en hel ferie til at gå med når man ikke må surfe på YouTube?
Længere nede ad vejen bor Jessica. Jessica er nogle år ældre end tvillingerne, og Emil er snotforelsket i hende. Der er bare et problem: Jessica opdrætter taranteller, og Emil er bange for edderkopper.
Det kan han selvfølgelig ikke indrømme, så han må bide tænderne sammen og smile når hun viser dem frem.

Snart får de dog andet at tænke på da et mystisk vejrfænomen får hele verden til at gå i sort. Midt i alt kaosset øjner Emil sin chance for at imponere Jessica og lade kærligheden spire.

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Titel: Forblændet | Serie: I Lyst og Løgn #1 | Forfatter: Pernille Kim Vørs | Forlag: Foxy | Genre: Adult Romance, Sexy Times | Udgivelse: 31. Maj

Katrine har før fået sit hjerte knust og trods hendes unge alder, har hun stædigt besluttet, at hun er færdig med kærligheden. Hun vælger at satse på sig selv og sin store drøm: at skrive romaner. Det erotiske møde med rigmandssønnen Nikolaj spænder dog ben for Katrines planer, og tvinger hende til at skifte kurs, og mening om alt det med kærlighed … og sex. Forblændet af luksus ser hun ikke hvad der lurer under overfladen. Sandheder der kan få kærligheden til at krakelere. På sidelinjen er der også den charmerende og sexede Jonas. Han kan få hvilken pige han vil, men Jonas har sin helt egen agenda. Katrine kastes ud i at træffe svære valg. Valg der kommer til at påvirke hendes liv drastisk.

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Titel: Skyggebrødre | Serie: Black Dagger Brotherhood #20 | Forfatter: J. R. Ward | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance, Vampyrer | Udgivelse: 31. Maj

Trez er på flugt fra sit folk
og har i årevis væltet sig i anonym sex.
iAm har viet hele sit liv til at beskytte sin bror
og forsøge at tæmme ham – uden held.
Først da den smukke udvalgte Selena
kommer ind i Trez’ liv
og han forelsker sig i hende,
kommer han af med sin sexafhængighed.
Men Trez er ikke fri til at elske Selena.
Han er lovet bort til skyggernes prinsesse
og hans frist er ved at udløbe.

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Titel: Evighedens Søster | Serie: Black Dagger Brotherhood #21 | Forfatter: J. R. Ward | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: Adult Paranormal Romance, Vampyrer | Udgivelse: 31. Maj

Selena har levet hele sit liv,
men følte aldrig
at hun for alvor har levet.
Da hun møder Trez,
taber hun sit hjerte til ham
uden at kende den skæbne der venter ham.
Men Trez er ikke den eneste
hvis frist er ved at udløbe.
En tragedie rammer dem
og mobiliserer alle omkring dem,
heriblandt den altopofrende iAm,
som tyer til desperate metoder

Nye Udgivelser April 2018 – De Engelske

Udgivelsesdatoer kan variere lidt mellem US og UK. Nogle af udgivelserne er en del af serier, og kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger. Genren er angivet ud fra Goodreads, eftersom bøgerne ikke er udkommet endnu og jeg derfor ikke selv har læst dem.

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Titel: The Red Scrolls of Magic | Serie: The Eldest Curses #1 | Forfatter: Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 7. April

From #1 New York Times bestseller Cassandra Clare and award-winner Wesley Chu comes the first book in a new series that follows High Warlock Magnus Bane and Alec Lightwood as they tour the world after the Mortal War. The Red Scrolls of Magic is a Shadowhunters novel.

All Magnus Bane wanted was a vacation—a lavish trip across Europe with Alec Lightwood, the Shadowhunter who against all odds is finally his boyfriend. But as soon as the pair settles in Paris, an old friend arrives with news about a demon-worshipping cult called the Crimson Hand that is bent on causing chaos around the world. A cult that was apparently founded by Magnus himself. Years ago. As a joke.

Now Magnus and Alec must race across Europe to track down the Crimson Hand and its elusive new leader before the cult can cause any more damage. As if it wasn’t bad enough that their romantic getaway has been sidetracked, demons are now dogging their every step, and it is becoming harder to tell friend from foe. As their quest for answers becomes increasingly dire, Magnus and Alec will have to trust each other more than ever—even if it means revealing the secrets they’ve both been keeping.

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Titel: The Savior | Serie: Black Dagger Brotherhood #17 | Forfatter: J. R. Ward | Genre: Adult Urban Fantasy, Sexy Times | Udgivelse: 18. April

A vampire and a scientist’s fates are passionately entwined in a race against time in this thrilling romance in the #1 New York Times bestselling “utterly absorbing and deliciously erotic” (Angela Knight, New York Times bestselling author) Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

In the venerable history of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, only one male has ever been expelled—but Murhder’s insanity gave the Brothers no choice. Haunted by visions of a female he could not save, he nonetheless returns to Caldwell on a mission to right the wrong that ruined him. However, he is not prepared for what he must face in his quest for redemption.

Dr. Sarah Watkins, researcher at a biomedical firm, is struggling with the loss of her fellow scientist fiancé. When the FBI starts asking about his death, she questions what really happened and soon learns the terrible truth: Her firm is conducting inhumane experiments in secret and the man she thought she knew and loved was involved in the torture.

As Murhder and Sarah’s destinies become irrevocably entwined, desire ignites between them. But can they forge a future that spans the divide separating the two species? And as a new foe emerges in the war against the vampires, will Murhder return to his Brothers… or resume his lonely existence forevermore?

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Titel: Grace Destiny | Serie:  Alex Craft #6 | Forfatter: Kalayna Price | Genre: Urban Fantasy, Feer, hekse, magi | Udgivelse: 2. April 

The thrilling sixth book in the USA Today bestselling Alex Craft series.

Grave witch Alex Craft can speak to the dead, and that makes her a dangerous enemy for anyone with something to hide. . . .

Alex is still trying to come to terms with her changing powers and her growing ties to Faerie when a case she’d rather avoid falls right into her lap. A fae prince desperately needs Alex to investigate a politically sensitive murder. She reluctantly agrees to the case, taking FIB agent Falin Andrews along as her backup.

But as Alex begins to delve into the mystery, she realizes that the intricate web of alliances and intrigue in the Faerie courts is strained to its limits. War is about to break out, one that threatens to spill over into the mortal realm. This murder is tied right to the center of centuries-old arcane unrest, and if Alex isn’t careful she may follow the twisting path ahead of her right into her grave end.

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Titel: Aurora Rising | Serie: Aurora Cycle #1 | Forfatter: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff | Genre: YA Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 30. April

The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the Academy would touch…

A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates
A smart-ass techwiz with the galaxy’s biggest chip on his shoulder
An alien warrior with anger management issues
A tomboy pilot who’s totally not into him, in case you were wondering

And Ty’s squad isn’t even his biggest problem—that’d be Aurora Jie-Lin O’Malley, the girl he’s just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler’s squad of losers, discipline-cases and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.

Nobody panic.

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Titel: Defy Me | Serie: Shatter Me #5 | Forfatter: Tahereh Mafi | Genre: YA Dystopia | Udgivelse: 2. April

The gripping fifth installment in the New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Shatter Me series. Will Juliette’s broken heart make her vulnerable to the strengthening darkness within her?

Juliette’s short tenure as the supreme commander of North America has been an utter disaster. When the children of the other world leaders show up on her doorstep, she wants nothing more than to turn to Warner for support and guidance. But he shatters her heart when he reveals that he’s been keeping secrets about her family and her identity from her—secrets that change everything.

Juliette is devastated, and the darkness that’s always dwelled within her threatens to consume her. An explosive encounter with unexpected visitors might be enough to push her over the edge.

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Titel: Wicked Saints | Serie: Something Dark and Holy #1 | Forfatter: Emily A. Duncan | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 2. April

A girl who can speak to gods must save her people without destroying herself.

A prince in danger must decide who to trust.

A boy with a monstrous secret waits in the wings.

Together, they must assassinate the king and stop the war.

In a centuries-long war where beauty and brutality meet, their three paths entwine in a shadowy world of spilled blood and mysterious saints, where a forbidden romance threatens to tip the scales between dark and light. Wicked Saints is the thrilling start to Emily A. Duncan’s devastatingly Gothic Something Dark and Holy trilogy..

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Titel: Descendant of the Crane | Serie: – | Forfatter: Joan He | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 9. April

Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to shirk the responsibilities of the crown, dreaming of an unremarkable life. But when her beloved father is found dead, she’s thrust into power, suddenly the queen of a surprisingly unstable kingdom. What’s more, Hesina believes that her father was murdered—and that the killer is someone close to her.

Hesina’s court is packed full of dissemblers and deceivers eager to use the king’s death for political gain, each as plausibly guilty as the next. Her advisers would like her to blame the neighboring kingdom of Kendi’a, whose ruler has been mustering for war. Determined to find her father’s actual killer, Hesina does something desperate: she enlists the aid of a soothsayer—a treasonous act, punishable by
death, since magic was outlawed centuries ago.

Using the information provided by the sooth, and uncertain if she can trust her family, Hesina turns to Akira—a brilliant investigator who’s also a convicted criminal with secrets of his own. With the future of Yan at stake, can Hesina find justice for her father? Or will the cost be too high?

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Titel: The Devouring Gray | Serie: The Devouring Gray #1 | Forfatter: Christine Lynn Herman | Genre: YA Fantasy, LGBT | Udgivelse: 2. April

Gray, its bonds loosening…

Uprooted from the city, Violet Saunders doesn’t have much hope of fitting in at her new school in Four Paths, a town almost buried in the woodlands of rural New York. The fact that she’s descended from one of the town’s founders doesn’t help much, either—her new neighbours treat her with distant respect, and something very like fear. When she meets Justin, May, Isaac, and Harper, all children of founder families, and sees the otherworldly destruction they can wreak, she starts to wonder if the townsfolk are right to be afraid.

When bodies start to appear in the woods, the locals become downright hostile. Can the teenagers solve the mystery of Four Paths, and their own part in it, before another calamity strikes?

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Titel: Through the White Wood | Serie: – | Forfatter: Jessica Leake | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 9. April

Katya’s power to freeze anything she touches has made her an outcast in her isolated village. And when she loses control of her ability, accidentally killing several villagers, she is banished to the palace of the terrifying Prince Sasha in Kiev.

At the castle, though, she is surprised to find that Sasha is just like her—with his own strange talent, the ability to summon fire. Instead of punishment, Sasha offers Katya friendship, and the chance to embrace her power rather than fear it.

But outside the walls of Kiev, Sasha’s enemies have organized their own army of people who can control the very earth. Bent on taking over the entire world, they won’t stop until they’ve destroyed everything.

Katya and Sasha are desperate to stop the encroaching army, and together their powers are a fearsome weapon. But as their enemies draw nearer, leaving destruction in their wake, will fire and frost be enough to save the world? Or will they lose everything they hold dear?

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Titel: The Tiger at Midnight | Serie: The Tiger at Midnight Trilogy | Forfatter: Swati Teerdhala | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 23. April

Esha is a legend, but no one knows. It’s only in the shadows that she moonlights as the Viper, the rebels’ highly skilled assassin. She’s devoted her life to avenging what she lost in the royal coup, and now she’s been tasked with her most important mission to date: taking down the ruthless General Hotha.

Kunal has been a soldier since childhood, training morning and night to uphold the power of King Vardaan. His uncle, the general, has ensured that Kunal never strays from the path—even as a part of Kunal longs to join the outside world, which has been growing only more volatile.

Then Esha’s and Kunal’s paths cross—and an unimaginable chain of events unfolds. Both the Viper and the soldier think they’re calling the shots, but they’re not the only players moving the pieces. As the bonds that hold their land in order break down and the sins of the past meet the promise of a new future, both rebel and soldier must make unforgivable choices.

Drawing inspiration from ancient Indian history and Hindu mythology, the first book in Swati Teerdhala’s debut fantasy trilogy captivates with electric romance, stunning action, and the fierce bonds that hold people together—and that drive them apart.

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Titel: The Raven’s Tale | Serie: – | Forfatter: Cat Winters | Genre: YA fantasy, Historical, Retellings | Udgivelse: 16. April

Seventeen-year-old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family—the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia. He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster. However, on the brink of his departure, all his plans go awry when a macabre Muse named Lenore appears to him. Muses are frightful creatures that lead Artists down a path of ruin and disgrace, and no respectable person could possibly understand or accept them. But Lenore steps out of the shadows with one request: “Let them see me!

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Titel: We Rule the Night | Serie: – | Forfatter: Claire Eliza Bartlett | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 2. April

Two girls use forbidden magic to fly and fight–for their country and for themselves–in this riveting debut that’s part Shadow and Bone, part Code Name Verity.

Seventeen-year-old Revna is a factory worker, manufacturing war machines for the Union of the North. When she’s caught using illegal magic, she fears being branded a traitor and imprisoned. Meanwhile, on the front lines, Linné defied her father, a Union general, and disguised herself as a boy to join the army. They’re both offered a reprieve from punishment if they use their magic in a special women’s military flight unit and undertake terrifying, deadly missions under cover of darkness. Revna and Linné can hardly stand to be in the same cockpit, but if they can’t fly together, and if they can’t find a way to fly well, the enemy’s superior firepower will destroy them–if they don’t destroy each other first.

We Rule the Night is a powerful story about sacrifice, complicated friendships, and survival despite impossible odds.

Nye Udgivelse April 2019 – De Danske

Vær opmærksom på, at bagsideteksten fra bøger som er en del af en serie kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger, ligesom udgivelsesdatoen også kan ændre sig.

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Titel: Ønsketræet | Serie: Cirkus Mystique #1 | Forfatter: Sara Grodin | Forlag: Dreamlitt | Genre: YA Fantasy, mystik | Udgivelse: 17/4

Helena følte vreden boble op indeni. Det var, som om den knugende fornemmelse, hun havde haft i brystet, siden Skue blev taget, begyndte at koge. Hun løftede sig på knæene og lænede sig ind over Minde, så hun kunne se hende ind i øjnene.
„Ved du bedre end jeg, hvordan fremtiden ser ud for cirkusset’“ Hun tog fat i Mindes hånd, der stadig lå ved Hånds ærme, og vendte hendes håndflade mod sin. Minde føltes helt kold. „Vil du vide, hvad der ligger i din fremtid’“

13-årige Helena er datter af en sandsigerske og rejser rundt med Cirkus Mystique. Da cirkusset kommer til Hornby, hvor Helenas moster bor, får hun muligheden for at bo hos hende i et år. Et år til at leve et helt almindeligt liv i en helt almindelig by, som hun altid har drømt om. Men da hendes mor beskyldes for en forbrydelse mod byen, bliver Helenas drømme truet, og hun må sammen med sine venner opklare sagen.

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 Titel: K’harwyngars Dronning | Serie: Stjernekrønikerne #2 | Forfatter: Mads Schack-Lindhardt | Forlag: Dreamlitt | Genre: Fantasy | Udgivelse: 19/4

I det store træ, der svæver ensomt gennem universet, møder Sebastian sin læremester, der ikke helt viser sig at være, som han havde forestillet sig. Forholdet slår gnister fra begyndelsen, så da Sebastian ser sit snit til det, tager han et smut til Murthaldin, hvor K’harwyngars drageherrer tager sig af Storm.

En nat lyder alarmklokkerne, og Storm tager Sebastian med ud i tågerne over havet, hvorfra ingen før er vendt tilbage. Sebastian kastes ud i en farefuld jagt på dragernes fremtid, der fører ham langt væk fra portalen til Tir-Nâzral og ind i det dybeste indre af tusmørkefolkets palads.

K’harwyngars Dronning er andet bind af den episke fantasyserie Stjernekrønikerne.

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Titel: Halvanden Meters Afstand | Serie: – | Forfatter: Rachael Lippincott | Forlag: Politikens Forlag | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 24/4

– Halvanden meters afstand

Will og Stella bliver hovedkulds forelskede i hinanden, der er bare en lille forhindring … de skal altid holde mindst to meters afstand imellem sig. Men kan man elske en, man aldrig må røre?

Stella Grant er altid i kontrol, også selvom hendes ukontrollable lunger har sendt hende ind og ud af hospitalet, så længe hun kan huske. Lige nu er det vigtigste, Stella skal have kontrol over, at hun ikke kommer for tæt på nogen, der har bare den mindste risiko for at smitte hende med en infektion, der kan ødelægge hendes muligheder for en lungetransplantation. Derfor skal hun holde to meters afstand til alle. Uden undtagelse! På afdelingen møder hun Will Newman. Det eneste han derimod vil have kontrol over, er at komme ud af hospitalet. Han er ligeglad med sine behandlinger og et eller andet nyt mirakelmiddel, der måske kan helbrede ham. Han bliver snart atten, og så har han tænkt sig at frakoble sig alle maskinerne og forlade hospitalet for at tage ud og opleve den virkelige verden.

Will er alt det, Stella skal holde sig på lang afstand af. Hvis han så meget som ånder på hende, kan hun miste muligheden for at få nye lunger og dermed et nyt liv. Den eneste måde, de begge kan overleve, er ved at holde sig fra hinanden. Men pludselig føles to meters afstand ikke som en sikkerhed. Det føles som en straf.

Hvad nu, hvis de kunne stjæle bare lidt af den plads, deres ødelagte lunger har stjålet fra dem? Ville halvanden meter virkelig være så farligt, hvis det afholdt deres hjerter fra at blive knust?

 

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Titel: Kimbrerklanens Fremtid i Fare | Serie: Klanstriden 2 | Forfatter: Nancy Hedeby | Forlag: Historia | Genre: Fantasy, Nordisk Mytologi | Udgivelse: 10/4

– Kimbrerklanens fremtid i fare

”Hold kæft, din store laban,” peb Sejd med sin gammelmands stemme, ”du kunne godt selv bruge nogle kloge ord, din kæltring. Du råber altid op, som en tomhjernet tønde, så vi andre ikke kan være her… hvis det ikke kommer ud af munden på dig, så kommer det ud af røven… og din mave rumler altid højere end, når Thor kører med sine gedebukke. Og så er du lejrens største ædedolk! Ikke så sært du hørmer altid. Du burde hedde Hørmer, din stinkende skid.”Vidar lo, så det rungede, ”kan I så enes, I skvadderhoveder. I skal altid strides. Men verden har brug for både de stærke og de kloge. Så alle skal være her.””Ja, men der er altid rabalder rundt om Thorbjørn. ”Sejd skreg op som hysterisk krage og truede efter Thorbjørn med en lang tynd arm.

I andet bind af Klanstriden følger vi kimbrernes desperate kamp for overlevelse. Det trækker op til krig og varslerne er virker bestemt ikke gunstige for klanen. Krybene regerer, og gamle Sejd har efterhånden mistet sine magiske evner. I nødens stund træder Vølven Sigrid ind på scenen, og det bliver i høj grad op til hende at redde klanen fra udslettelse.

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Titel: Hvor Jeg Hører Til | Serie: Onshore #1 | Forfatter: K. L. Berger | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 30/4

“Jeg er bange for at dø. Men jeg er mere bange for at leve.”

Hannah er vant til at være den usynlige pige der altid har lavet sine lektier og får topkarakterer i skolen. Pigen der ser Ryan Gosling-film hver lørdag aften og aldrig skændes med sine forældre. Pigen der har det fint med blot at være til.
Lige indtil Justin.
Justin ændrer alt for Hannah, men at blive set har en pris, og Hannah bliver kastet ned i sorgens og skyldfølelsens afgrund til et mørke hun ikke kan komme op af igen.
Lige indtil Chuck.
Chuck ser Hannah som hun er; ødelagt og opslugt af selvlede, men også levende og fuld af et begravet potentiale.
Det samme er Emily, Taylor og de andre unge Hannah lærer at kende på New Smyrna Beach, og i fællesskab knytter de bånd som ingen af dem ønsker, men de alle har brug for.
Kan en enkelt sommer give Hannah livet tilbage? Kan en enkelt sommer lære hende at leve med skyldfølelsen over fortiden, eller er Hannahs historie forudbestemt af noget stærkere end hende selv?

Hvor jeg hører til er første bind i ONSHORE-serien hvor fire unge bryder med tabuer og sætter alt på spil i kampen mod deres indre dæmoner og desperate søgen efter at høre til.

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Titel: Eldur | Serie: Skovhuggerens Saga #2 | Forfatter: Birthe Skov Midtby og Thorkild Skov | Forlag: Dreamlitt | Genre: YA Historisk Fiktion, Vikinger | Udgivelse: 30/4

– Skovhuggerens saga – bind 2

“Lue har fundet sin plads og slået åren ud. Han prøver at orientere sig i halvmørket, men han kan kun se mørke skygger inde mod kysten.Og nu kan han mærke strømmen … Det kan de alle. De driver sidelæns – sidelæns ind mod brændingen! Den brusende lyd kommer nærmere, og de kan se lyse skumsprøjt, hvor havet slår mod klipperne.De ikke længere driver, de bliver trukket ind mod brændingen – og det går stærkt! Ran har dem i sit net!Årerne rammer vandet, og Bølgekløver begynder at vende stævnen, men bliver stadig suget ind mod klipperne.Årerne pisker i vandet. De har ingen rytme. Lues åre rammer Thyges, og de mister begge deres tag. Lyden af træ, der rammer træ, og urytmisk plasken får panikken til at brede sig som en hedebrand. Ran har dem i sit net. Det er kun et spørgsmål om tid, før Bølgekløver bliver splintret mod klipperne …”

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Titel: Krigens Monstre | Serie: Chaos Walking #3 | Forfatter: Patrick Ness | Forlag: CarlsenPuls | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 30/4

Tredje og sidste bind i den hæsblæsende trilogi Chaos Walking af YA-mesteren Patrick Ness. Til fans af The Hunger Games, Divergent og The Maze Runner.

Tre hære er i krig, og de har kun ét mål: at udslette hinanden. Midt i det hele står Todd og Viola, og de har svært ved at vælge side. Håbet om fred er ved at forsvinde, og så melder en tredje stemme sig. En stemme, der tørster efter hævn – Nu tvinges Todd og Viola for alvor til at tage del i kampen, men hvad vil der være tilbage af dem, når krig forvandler mennesker til monstre?
Filmen baseret på første bind i trilogien får dansk biografpremiere i 2020 og har bl. a. Daisy Ridley, Tom Holland, Nick Jonas og Mads Mikkelsen på rollelisten.
Patrick Ness slog igennem i Danmark med bestselleren Monster  og har siden begejstret de danske YA læsere med flere romaner.

Nye Udgivelser Marts 2019 – De Engelske

Udgivelsesdatoer kan variere lidt mellem US og UK. Nogle af udgivelserne er en del af serier, og kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger. Genren er angivet ud fra Goodreads, eftersom bøgerne ikke er udkommet endnu og jeg derfor ikke selv har læst dem.

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Titel: The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe | Serie: – | Forfatter: Ally Condie | Genre: YA Adventure | Udgivelse: 26. Marts

Who do you become when you have nothing left to lose?

There is something Poe Blythe, the seventeen-year-old captain of the Outpost’s last mining ship, wants far more than the gold they tear from the Serpentine River.

Revenge. 

Poe has vowed to annihilate the river raiders who robbed her of everything two years ago. But as she navigates the treacherous waters of the Serpentine and realizes there might be a traitor among her crew, she must also reckon with who she has become, who she wants to be, and the ways love can change and shape you. Even—and especially—when you think all is lost.

Ally Condie, the international bestselling author of the Matched trilogy, returns with an intricately crafted and emotionally gripping story of one young woman’s journey to move beyond the grief and anger that control her and find the inner strength to chart her own course.

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Titel: Fated | Serie: Slated #0.5 | Forfatter: Teri Terry | Genre: YA Dystipia | Udgivelse: 7. Marts

I’m just one girl. What can I do?

Sam’s cosy life as daughter of the Deputy Prime Minister is about to end. These are turbulent times. Borders have closed and protests are turning violent. The government blames the country’s youth, and is cracking down hard. Mobile phones are blocked, gatherings are banned and dissent is brutally crushed.

Sam is torn between family loyalty and doing what is right. when she meets Ava and Lucas her mind is made up.

One girl, one choice. She can make a difference: she must. Even if her life – and her heart – are on the line …

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Titel: The Shadow Glass | Serie: The Bone Witch #3 | Forfatter: Rin Chupeco | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

The dramatic finale to The Bone Witch series! Tea’s dark magic eats away at her, but she must save the one she loves most, even while her life—and the kingdoms—are on the brink of destruction.

In the Eight Kingdoms, none have greater strength or influence than the asha, who hold elemental magic. But only a bone witch has the power to raise the dead. Tea has used this dark magic to breathe life into those she has loved and lost…and those who would join her army against the deceitful royals. But Tea’s quest to conjure a shadowglass, to achieve immortality for the one person she loves most in the world, threatens to consume her.

Tea’s heartsglass only grows darker with each new betrayal. Her work with the monstrous azi, her thirst for retribution, her desire to unmask the Faceless—they all feed the darkrot that is gradually consuming her heartsglass. She is haunted by blackouts and strange visions, and when she wakes with blood on her hands, Tea must answer to a power greater than the elder asha or even her conscience. Tea’s life—and the fate of the kingdoms—hangs in the balance.

“Chupeco delights. Exceptionally written from beginning to end.” —Buzzfeed on The Bone Witch

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Titel: The Everlasting Rose | Serie: The Belles #2 | Forfatter: Dhonielle Clayton | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

In this sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller, Camille, her sister Edel, and her guard and new love Remy must race against time to find Princess Charlotte. Sophia’s Imperial forces will stop at nothing to keep the rebels from returning Charlotte to the castle and her rightful place as queen. With the help of an underground resistance movement called The Iron Ladies-a society that rejects beauty treatments entirely-and the backing of alternative newspaper The Spider’s Web, Camille uses her powers, her connections and her cunning to outwit her greatest nemesis, Sophia, and restore peace to Orleans.

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Titel: Once & Future | Serie: Once & Future #1 | Forfatter: Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy | Genre: YA Fantasy, Fairytale Retellings | Udgivelse: 26. Marts

I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur.

Now I’m done hiding.

My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start.

When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together they must break the curse that keeps Arthur coming back. Their quest? Defeat the cruel, oppressive government and bring peace and equality to all humankind.

No pressure.

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Titel: Bloodleaf | Serie: Bloodleaf #1 | Forfatter: Crystal Smith | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

Perfect for fans of RED QUEEN and UPROOTED, Crystal Smith’s debut novel, BLOODLEAF, is an imaginative retelling of the Grimm Fairy tale “The Goose Girl” that takes a ghostly mystery and sets it inside an epic fantasy world.

Aurelia is the first princess born to the Renalten crown in two hundred years, destined to fulfill a treaty by journeying to marry Valentin, the prince of Achelva – Renalt’s greatest enemy. Rumors of an unwell, cruel prince abound, and the only thing that eclipses Aurelia’s apprehension of her impending marriage is her fear of those who’d kill her to prevent it.

When an assassination attempt forces Aurelia to use forbidden magic to save a stranger, she is driven from Renalt by the witch-hunting Tribunal and a mob out for blood. But before she can claim asylum in the court of her betrothed, her travel party turns on her, forcing her to trade places with her treacherous lady-in-waiting, Lisette.

Now penniless in Achleva and bereft of her identity, Aurelia must decide if she wants to surrender to her new life or fight for her old one, all while navigating the complicated ties binding her to the enigmatic prince, the unquiet ghost of an ancient queen, and a poisonous plant called bloodleaf.

Aurelia is a pawn in a centuries-long game of love, power, and war— and if she can’t extricate herself from it before Lisette marries Valentin in her stead, she may face losses far more devastating than her crown.

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Titel: The Waking Forest | Serie: – | Forfatter: Alyssa Wees | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 12. Marts

The waking forest has secrets. To Rhea, it appears like a mirage, dark and dense, at the very edge of her backyard. But when she reaches out to touch it, the forest vanishes. She’s desperate to know more—until she finds a peculiar boy who offers to reveal its secrets. If she plays a game.

To the Witch, the forest is her home, where she sits on her throne of carved bone, waiting for dreaming children to beg her to grant their wishes. One night, a mysterious visitor arrives and asks her what she wishes for, but the Witch sends him away. And then the uninvited guest returns.

The strangers are just the beginning. Something is stirring in the forest, and when Rhea’s and the Witch’s paths collide, a truth more treacherous and deadly than either could ever imagine surfaces. But how much are they willing to risk to survive?

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Titel: Sky Without Stars | Serie: System Divine #1 | Forfatter: Jessica Brody & Joanna Rendell | Genre: YA Science Fiction, Retellings | Udgivelse: 26. Marts

A thief. An officer. A guardian.

Three strangers, one shared destiny . . .

When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing.

Whispers of revolution have begun—a revolution that hinges on three unlikely heroes…

Chatine is a street-savvy thief who will do anything to escape the brutal Regime, including spy on Marcellus, the grandson of the most powerful man on the planet.

Marcellus is an officer—and the son of a renowned traitor. In training to take command of the military, Marcellus begins to doubt the government he’s vowed to serve when his father dies and leaves behind a cryptic message that only one person can read: a girl named Alouette.

Alouette is living in an underground refuge, where she guards and protects the last surviving library on the planet. But a shocking murder will bring Alouette to the surface for the first time in twelve years…and plunge Laterre into chaos.

All three have a role to play in a dangerous game of revolution—and together they will shape the future of a planet.

Power, romance, and destiny collide in this sweeping reimagining of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece, Les Misérables.

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Titel: Sherwood | Serie: – | Forfatter: Meagan Spooner | Genre: YA Fantasy, Fairytale Retelling | Udgivelse: 19. Marts

Robin of Locksley is dead.

When news comes that he’s fallen in battle at the King’s side in the Holy Land, Maid Marian doesn’t know how she’ll go on. Betrothed to Robin, she was free to be herself, to flout the stifling rules of traditional society and share an equal voice with her beloved when it came to caring for the people of her land.

Now Marian is alone, with no voice of her own. The people of Locksley, persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham, are doomed to live in poverty or else face death by hanging. The dreadful Guy of Gisborne, the Sherriff’s right hand, wishes to step into Robin’s shoes as Lord of Locksley, and Marian’s fiancé. Society demands that she accept her fate, and watch helplessly as her people starve.

When Marian dons Robin’s green cloak, and takes up his sword and bow, she never intended that anyone should mistake her for Robin, returned from the Holy Land as a vigilante. She never intended that the masked, cloaked figure she created should stand as a beacon of hope and justice to peasant and noble alike. She never intended to become a legend.

But all of Nottingham is crying out for a savior. So Marian must choose to make her own fate and become her own hero…

Robin Hood.

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Titel: To Best the Boys | Serie: – | Forfatter: Mary Weber | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

Every year for the past fifty-four years, the residents of Pinsbury Port receive a mysterious letter inviting all eligible-aged boys to compete for an esteemed scholarship to the all-male Stemwick University. Every year, the poorer residents look to see that their names are on the list. The wealthier look to see how likely their sons are to survive. And Rhen Tellur opens it to see if she can derive which substances the ink and parchment are created from, using her father’s microscope.

In the province of Caldon, where women are trained in wifely duties and men are encouraged into collegiate education, sixteen-year-old Rhen Tellur wants nothing more than to become a scientist. As the poor of her seaside town fall prey to a deadly disease, she and her father work desperately to find a cure. But when her Mum succumbs to it as well? Rhen decides to take the future into her own hands—through the annual all-male scholarship competition.

With her cousin, Seleni, by her side, the girls don disguises and enter Mr. Holm’s labyrinth, to best the boys and claim the scholarship prize. Except not everyone’s ready for a girl who doesn’t know her place. And not everyone survives the maze.

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Titel: The Pioneer | Serie: The Pioneer #1 | Forfatter: Bridget Tyler | Genre: YA Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

When Jo steps onto Tau Ceti E, it should be the happiest moment of her life. After all, she’s been training for as long as she can remember to be a cadet pilot in the International Space Agency. She’s dreamed of the day she and her family would leave Earth forever and begin life as pioneers on a new planet.

But now she can’t stop thinking of everything that has gone wrong on their mission: the terrible accident that nearly destroyed their craft, that set their voyage back years, that killed her brother, that left her unable to fly…

As Jo struggles to live with her grief and figure out who she’s going to be now, she falls in love with her new world. It isn’t hard. Jo’s team is camped out by a pristine, tumbling river at the base of a mountain range that looks like huge prisms buried in the prairie. The soring crystal peaks transform every sunset into rainbows full of colors human eyes have never seen before. And that’s just the beginning. Tau offers Jo and her family a lifetime of beauty and adventure.

Jo throws herself into helping her team, lead by her commander mother, establish their community on this amazing new world. But just when she starts to feel like her old self again, she uncovers a devastating secret her mother has been keeping from her people. A secret that could destroy her family’s pioneering dreams…if they survive that long.

With the fate of the pioneers in her hands, Jo must decide how far she’s willing to go to expose the truth — before the truth destroys them all.

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Titel: Tiamat’s Wrath | Serie: The Expanse #8 | Forfatter: James S. A. Corey | Genre: Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 26. Marts

Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy. But as humanity builds its interstellar empire in the alien ruins, the mysteries and threats grow deeper.

In the dead systems where gates lead to stranger things than alien planets, Elvi Okoye begins a desperate search to discover the nature of a genocide that happened before the first human beings existed, and to find weapons to fight a war against forces at the edge of the imaginable. But the price of that knowledge may be higher than she can pay.

At the heart of the empire, Teresa Duarte prepares to take on the burden of her father’s godlike ambition. The sociopathic scientist Paolo Cortázar and the Mephistophelian prisoner James Holden are only two of the dangers in a palace thick with intrigue, but Teresa has a mind of her own and secrets even her father the emperor doesn’t guess.

And throughout the wide human empire, the scattered crew of the Rocinante fights a brave rear-guard action against Duarte’s authoritarian regime. Memory of the old order falls away, and a future under Laconia’s eternal rule — and with it, a battle that humanity can only lose – seems more and more certain. Because against the terrors that lie between worlds, courage and ambition will not be enough…

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Titel: Permafrost | Serie: – | Forfatter: Alastair Reynolds | Genre: Science Fiction | Udgivelse: 19. Marts

Fix the past. Save the present. Stop the future. Master of science fiction Alastair Reynolds unfolds a time-traveling climate fiction adventure in Permafrost.

2080: at a remote site on the edge of the Arctic Circle, a group of scientists, engineers and physicians gather to gamble humanity’s future on one last-ditch experiment. Their goal: to make a tiny alteration to the past, averting a global catastrophe while at the same time leaving recorded history intact. To make the experiment work, they just need one last recruit: an ageing schoolteacher whose late mother was the foremost expert on the mathematics of paradox.

2028: a young woman goes into surgery for routine brain surgery. In the days following her operation, she begins to hear another voice in her head… an unwanted presence which seems to have a will, and a purpose, all of its own – one that will disrupt her life entirely. The only choice left to her is a simple one.

Does she resist … or become a collaborator?

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Titel: Ancestral Night | Serie: White Space #1 | Forfatter: Elizabeth Bear | Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

Haimey Dz thinks she knows what she wants.

She thinks she knows who she is.

She is wrong.

A routine salvage mission uncovers evidence of a terrible crime and relics of powerful ancient technology. Haimey and her small crew run afoul of pirates at the outer limits of the Milky Way, and find themselves on the run and in possession of universe-changing information.

When authorities prove corrupt, Haimey realizes that she is the only one who can protect her galaxy-spanning civilization from the implications of this ancient technology—and the revolutionaries who want to use it for terror and war. Her quest will take her careening from the event horizon of the supermassive black hole at the galaxy’s core to the infinite, empty spaces at its edge.

To save everything that matters, she will need to uncover the secrets of ancient intelligences lost to time—and her own lost secrets, which she will wish had remained hidden from her forever.

Nye Udgivelser Marts 2019 – De Danske

Vær opmærksom på, at bagsideteksten fra bøger som er en del af en serie kan indeholde spoilers fra de tidligere bøger, ligesom udgivelsesdatoen også kan ændre sig.

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Titel: Din Store Idiot | Serie: –  | Forfatter: Carina Kamper | Forlag: Politikens Forlag | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 1. Marts

Alfred er 13 år, og det kører for ham. Han elsker at hænge ud med sine venner, spille fodbold, kigge lidt på piger og ellers bare slappe af og spille Fifa. En dag bliver Alfreds liv smadret totalt, da han mister sin far. Alfred forsøger at holde fast i alt det, han kender, men det smuldrer mellem hænderne på ham, og han taber sig selv og sit hoved, da han hæmningsløst flækker en af sine modstandere midt over i topkampen mod BIK.
Alfreds nedtur er kun lige begyndt, men sammen med sin storesøster og sin bedste ven, Oscar, kommer Alfred langsomt tilbage til livet. Da klassens smukkeste pige pludselig viser interesse for ham, og det lykkes ham at udligne i sidste minut af årets vigtigste kamp, føles det, som om livet nok skal blive o. k. igen, selvom det aldrig bliver det samme.

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Titel: Dagen før Dagen  | Serie: Riverdale #1 | Forfatter: Micol Ostow | Forlag: Alvilda | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 5. Marts

I de tidlige morgentimer den 4. juli runger et pistolskud gennem skoven ved Sweetwater River og sætter hele RIVERDALE på den anden ende. Men hvordan så livet i byen egentlig ud, før tragedien ramte?

Dagen før Jason Blossom forsvinder, er fire teenagere godt i gang med at nyde sommeren. Archie er forelsket, Betty er i praktik i LA, Veronica lever det søde liv på Manhattan, og Jughead forsøger bare at klare sig igennem.

Kom med til Riverdale, og hør fire af seriens hovedpersoner fortælle om dagen før dagen, hvor alting ændrede sig.

Prequel til den massivt populære tv-serie RIVERDALE.

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Titel: Savn Mig Ikke | Serie : – | Forfatter: Carrie Fountain | Forlag: Carlsen Puls | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 14. Marts

Nogle gange er venskaber så stærke, at de erstatter al familie.

Det er sådan Miranda og Syd har det med hinanden. Deres mødre er væk, og de har kun deres fædre. Syds far er alkoholiseret, Mirandas far er overbeskyttende, så pigerne bruger så meget tid sammen, som det er muligt.

En dag forsvinder Syd bare og efterlader en knust Miranda. Hvorfor? Det bliver et spørgsmål, der plager Miranda nat og dag, og til sidst beslutter hun sig for at finde Syd, for hun kan ikke bære tanken om, at hendes bedste veninde er alene med de problemer, som hun tilsyneladende har fortiet.

Det bliver en rejse, der afslører hemmeligheder om Syd, hendes familie, og ikke mindst om … Miranda.

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Titel: Riluo By | Serie: Blå Fønix #1 | Forfatter: Tina Lynge | Forlag: mellemgaard | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 15. Marts

At ofre sit liv for at sikre sin bedste vens fremtid er uden tvivl en beslutning, som Hui Yue ikke fortryder, men hvem kunne have vidst, at døden ikke er det endelige stoppested, men nærmere begyndelsen til et nyt eventyr i en verden fyldt med dæmoniske væsner og kultivering af ens indre energier. Hui Yue finder hurtigt ud af, at i denne verden er ens styrke det, der afgør ens fremtidige muligheder, og at der ikke er nogen plads til de svage. Han begiver sig ud på en færd, hvor han finder nye venner, møder forræderi samt finder begyndelsen på sin egen rejse i verdenen af kultivering af sine indre energier i et forsøg på at overkomme sine grænser og blive stærk.

Uddrag af bogen Hui Yue kunne mærke, at Lan Feng pludselig blev stiv af skræk. ”Åh nej!” sagde han og tog med samme styring over Hui Yues krop. ”LØB!” råbte Lan Feng og pegede mod stien, de oprindeligt var kommet fra. Det hurtige skift i stemning fra den ellers arrogante fugl gjorde, at ingen stillede nogen spørgsmål. De efterlod alt det, de havde pakket ud, og løb tilbage, hvor de kom fra. Hvad sker der’” spurgte Hui Yue bekymret. Selvom Lan Feng og Hui Yue havde stået over for farer før, havde han aldrig mærket en så omfattende følelse af panik. Han kunne mærke en overvældende aura bag sig. I virkeligheden var det ikke Hui Yue, der kunne fornemme det, men Lan Feng. Deres sjælekobling gjorde dog, at Hui Yue kunne mærke Lan Fengs følelser, om end det blot var et lille udsnit. Når Lan Feng råbte sådan, kunne Hui Yue kun forestille sig, hvor mægtig denne aura var. Fuck!” råbte Lan Feng højt og gjorde blot de unge mennesker mere bange. De løb langs stien og kom hurtigere ud af skoven, end de nogensinde var kommet ind i den. Nu kunne de se deres telte og indhegningen til deres dyr i horisonten. Halvvejs derhenne vendte Lan Feng sig rundt og var nu i forsvarsposition.

Om forfatteren Tina Lynge er fra Nordjylland, hvor hun i sin barndom brugte det meste af sin tid på at læse bøger samt drømme om den dag, hun ville være i stand til at skrive bøger selv. Der skulle dog gå mange år, før dette blev virkelighed. Som hun voksede op, parkerede hun drømmen om at blive forfatter for i stedet få en uddannelse. Det var dog ikke muligt at slukke hendes fantasi, som blev ved med at udvikle historier, og til sidst satte hun sig ned og begyndte at skrive. Det er hun så ikke stoppet med siden. Hendes første serie er Blå Fønix, en serie på otte bøger, som har en stor plads i hendes hjerte, og som hun har brugt både blod, sved og tårer på at skrive. Den har krævet mange dage og nætter, men blev til sidst hendes største stolthed.

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Titel: Wundersmeden – Morrigan Crows Magiske Kraft | Serie: Nevermoor #2 | Forfatter: Jessica Townsend | Forlag: Gyldendal | Genre: Middlegrade Fantasy | Udgivelse: 27. Marts

Morrigan Crow er undsluppet sin forbandelse, men selvom hun er blevet optaget i Det Forunderlige Selskab, er rejsen langt fra slut. Hun ser frem til at blive oplært i selskabet – men det går ikke, som hun håber – og da folk begynder at forsvinde, falder mistanken på Morrigan. Pludselig er den magiske og trygge by Nevermoor forvandlet til en by fuld af frygt og mistænksomhed … Den spændende fortsættelse af fortællingen om det forbandede barn, Morrigan Crow. Nevermoor-serien har stor succes rundt om i verden og er solgt til udgivelse i mere end 30 lande.

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Titel: Battle | Serie: – | Forfatter: Maja Lunde | Forlag: Turbine | Genre: YA Contemporary | Udgivelse: 28. Marts

Amalie er pigen, der har alt: udseende, penge, en lækker kæreste og et stort dansetalent.
Men en dag styrter hendes verden i grus, og hun tvinges til at flytte fra alt, hun kender. Livet er vendt på hovedet, og alligevel prøver Amalie at lade, som om ingenting er sket. Men en dag møder hun Mikael. Mikael, som danser hiphop, som er vildt god til at battle, og som er helt anderledes end alle andre, hun kender.
For første gang i sit liv er Amalie nødt til virkelig at turde stole på sine egne følelser, bryde reglerne og vise, hvem hun i virkeligheden er.
Battle er en roman om dobbeltliv, dans og kærlighed. Om at finde sig selv som et ungt menneske, både i forhold til sine forældre og sin omgangskreds

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Om forfatteren: Maja Lunde er forfatter og manuskriptforfatter, og hun skriver til både børn, unge og voksne, herunder børnebogsserien Verdens cooleste klike og bestseller-julebogen “Snesøsteren”. I 2015 modtog hun Bokhandlerprisen for romanen Biernes historie. Battle er desuden blevet filmatiseret med Lisa Teige (“Eva” fra Skam) i hovedrollen.

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Titel: Gudekongen | Serie: Night Angel #2 | Forfatter: Brent Weeks | Forlag: Tellerup | Genre: Fantasy | Udgivelse: 10. Marts

Den perfekte dræber har mange ansigter, men ingen identitet.
Kylar Stern har sagt farvel til livet som snigmorder. Han begynder forfra. Ny by, nye venner og ny profession.
Men da han får at vide at hans gamle ven, Logan, måske er i live, står Kylar med et svært valg: Vil han opgive livet som snigmorder for evigt og leve i fred med sin nye familieeller vil han risikere alt og tage den ultimative kontrakt?

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Titel: Tryllebinder | Serie: Spellslinger #3 | Forfatter: Sebastien De Castell | Forlag: Gyldendal | Genre: YA Fantasy | Udgivelse: 18. Marts

Kellens liv som lovløs spellslinger går alt andet end godt. På flugt fra magere og dusørjægere ender han i landet Gitabria, der er kendt for sine fantastiske opfindelser. Det viser sig, at landets største opfinder har skabt en utrolig mekanisk fugl, der har tiltrukket spioner fra hele kontinentet. Spioner, der vil gøre hvad som helst for at få fingre i den. Men fuglen rummer en endnu mørkere hemmelighed – en der kan starte en krig – med mindre Kellen og hans følge kan afsløre den først.Tryllebinder er tredje bog i fantasyserien Spellslinger. En serie med magi, bedrag og heltemod – og en ondskabsfuld, talende egernkat.