The Rise of Nine

By Pittacus Lore
HarperCollins, 416 pp.: $17.99, for ages 14 and up

The third book in the "Lorien Legacies."


The Evolution of Mara Dyer

By Michelle Hodkin
Simon & Schuster, 544 pp.: $17.99, for ages 14 and up

The sequel to "The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer."





The Kill Order

By James Dashner
Delacorte, 336 pp.: $17.99, for ages 12 and up

The prequel to "The Maze Runner" trilogy explores how the world came to be ravaged by natural disaster, forcing survivors to live in a place where chaos rules and a deadly virus is sure to wipe out mankind.



By Andrea Cremer
Philomel, 464 pp.: $18.99, for ages 14 and up

The prequel to "The Nightshade" trilogy travels to Scotland and delves 600 years into the past to uncover the origins of the witches and warlocks clan, the Keepers.