Check out these 2010 releases for a bloody good time!
Armstrong, K. (2010) The Reckoning. New York, New York: HarperCollins Publishers.Necromancer, Chloe, must wrestle with her feelings for her friends Simon, a sorcerer, and Derek, a werewolf, while hiding out from the Edison Group. The final book in the Darkest Powers Trilogy.
Block, F.L. (2010) The Frenzy. New York, New York: HarperCollins Publishers.Olivia thinks she’s just a typical teen with typical teen problems, but after four brutal murders in the local woods she realizes the truth: she is actually a werewolf. Can Olivia cope with the struggles of being different in a small town?
Brewer, H. (2010) Twelfth Grade Kills: Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, Book 5. New York, New York: Penguin Group.
It’s Vlad’s final year of high school and things are getting more dangerous than ever. Vlad must struggle to survive his senior year despite the impending outcome of the Pravus prophecy and the revelation that his father might still be alive.
Caine, R. (2010) Ghost Town: Morganville Vampires, Book 9. New York, New York: Penguin Group.
Claire hopes that her newly discovered method of amplifying vampire’s mental powers will help keep the town of Morganville protected. When the town’s inhabitants begin forgetting who they are, however, Claire wonders if she is to blame, and how to save her town.
Cast, P.C., Cast, K. (2010) Burned: A House of Night Novel, Book 7. New York, New York: St. Martin’s Press. Zoey’s life is falling apart, and it seems that none of her friends can reach her. As Zoey’s fate hangs in the balance, can her friends save her in time?
Clare, C. (2010) Clockwork Angel: The Infernal Devices, Book 1. New York, New York: Margaret K. McElderry Books.
Sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray travels to London to find her missing brother, only to be kidnapped herself by the mysterious Dark Sisters. After the group informs her that she is a shapeshifter, they offer to help her find her brother in exchange for using her power to help them.
Devlin, I. (2010) Low Red Moon. New York, New York: Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers.
Seveteen-year-old orphan Avery Hood is immediately attracted to the mysterious new boy at school, Ben Dusic. When Ben reveals he is a werewolf, Avery can’t help but feel there is a connection between him and the night her parents were murdered.
Harrison, L. (2010) Monster High. New York, New York: Hachette Book Group.
The students at Master High School don’t realize that many of their peers are actually monsters! New girl Frankie Stein was created just fifteen days ago, but finds that she enjoys what MHS has to offer: partying, cheerleading and her new friend, Melody. But will Frankie be able to keep the truth about what she is a secret?
Hawkins, R. (2010) Hex Hall. New York, New York: Hyperion Books. Sixteen-year-old witch, Sophie Mercer, is still trying to hone her skills when a spell misfires, causing her father to banish her to Hex Hall, a reform school for the supernatural. Sophie makes new friends, and some new enemies, but when her roommate is suspected of murder, her time at Hex Hall is starting to seem like a real punishment after all.
Hawthorne, R. (2010) Shadow of the Moon: Dark Guardian, Book 4. New York, New York: HarperTeen.
Hayden is a werewolf with an unusual ability: she can sense the feelings of all the other werewolves in the pack except one, newcomer Daniel. As she grows to love Daniel, she worries that he might not be who he says he is.
Jay, S. (2010) Undead Much?: Megan Berry, Book 2. New York, New York: Penguin Group.
Megan’s battle against evil zombies continues. Will her college boyfriend understand her strange job?
Kade, S. (2010) The Ghost and the Goth. New York, New York: Hyperion Books for Children.
Homecoming queen, Alona Dare, is hit by a school bus and realizes the accident has done more than mess up her pretty face: she is now a spirit who appears to be stuck among the living. To make matters worse, the only person who can see her is social outcast, Will Killian, and he’s not sure he wants to help the former mean girl cross over to the other side.
Mancusi, M. (2010) Bad Blood: A Blood Coven Vampire Novel, Book 4, Book 2. New York, New York: The Berkley Publishing Group.
Sunny McDonald is madly in love with her vampire boyfriend and leader of the Blood Coven, Magnus. But when the Coven decides that Magnus needs a vampire for a mate, they are determined to set him up with Oxford graduate Jane Johnson.
Mead, R. (2010) Spirit Bound: Vampire Academy, Book 5. New York, New York: Penguin Group. After failing to kill him, Rose knows that Dimitri is now on a relentless hunt to taste her blood once more. That doesn’t stop Rose and her best friend Lissa from looking forward to their graduation from St. Vladimir’s, and what lies ahead once they leave the school behind.
Noël, A. (2010) Dark Flame: The Immortals, Book 4. New York, New York: St. Martin’s Press.
Ever’s life as an immortal isn’t easy: she is struggling to help best friend Haven get used to life as a fellow immortal and trying to find the antidote to boyfriend Damen’s curse which will allow them to be together. When her plans backfire, Ever must turn to Jude and dark magic, doing whatever it takes to finally be with the one she loves.
Ryan, C. (2010) The Dead-Tossed Waves: Forest of Hands and Teeth, Book 2. New York, New York: Delacorte Press.
Mary and her daughter Gabry live peacefully in the coastal city of Vista, protected by walls that keep out Mudo, zombies that have wiped out Earth’s civilization. When Gabry and her friends step past the walls of Vista, and are attacked by Mudo, their lives are forever changed.
Schreiber, E. (2010) Love Bites: Vampire Kisses, Book 7. New York, New York: HarperCollins Children’s Books.Alexander’s parents have returned to Romania, and it appears that Raven will have her vampire boyfriend to herself again. Things don’t go as planned, however, when Alexander’s best friend Sebastian shows up, but Raven is determined to use his visit as a chance to learn more about her mysterious boyfriend.
Selzer, A. (2010) I Kissed a Zombie, and I Liked It. New York, New York: Delacorte Press.
Shan, D. (2010) Hell’s Heroes: Demonata Series, Book 10. New York, New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.In this final novel of the Demonata series, the Shadow appears to be on the winning side of the war between good and evil. Will Grubbs, Kernel and Bec be able to protect the Earth, or will the demons be victorious?
Shan, D. (2010) Procession of the Dead. New York, New York: Grand Central Publishing. Capac Raimi wakes up in “the City” with no memory of his previous life. When Carpac is placed in the service of the City’s ruler, the Cardinal, he begins to search for clues to uncovering his past. In eighteen-year-old Alley Rhodes’ world, vampires, werewolves and zombies are the norm, but Alley could care less: she is focused on going to college. But when Alley falls for Doug, a handsome zombie, she must decide what her future will bring. Smith, L.J. (2010) Shadow Souls: The Vampire Diaries, Book 6. New York, New York: HarperTeen.After Stefan’s kidnapping, Elena and Damon must set off to the Dark Dimension to find the keys to setting him free. The journey gets complicated, however, as Elena must continue to struggle with her feelings for Damon.
Stiefvater, M. (2010) Linger: The Wolves of Mercy Falls, Book 2. New York, New York: Scholastic Press. Grace and her wolf, Sam, are in love, but must fight to be together. When a new wolf, Cole, enters the pack, his past threatens to destroy everything.
White, K. (2010) Paranormalcy. New York, New York: HarperTeen.
Teenager Evie lives an unusual life: she works for the International Paranormal Containment Agency, she’s falling for a shape-shifter and her ex-boyfriend is a faerie. Things get even stranger when Evie learns that she might be part of a dark faerie prophecy.
Woon, Y. (2010) Dead Beautiful. New York, New York: Hyperion Books for Children.
Mutual attraction occurs between undead Dante Berlin and new girl Renee Winters at the gothic Gottfried Academy. After a series of murders at the school, however, their relationship will have to be put on hold as they investigate the true purpose of Gottfried Academy.