Read this great review in Publishers Weekly for The Keepers of Sulbreth. This first book in The Futhark Chronicles is being released January 1st, 2010. Though this is an adult fantasy, its fast action and intriguing characters make it appealing for YA as well.
Read the review posted by PW's YA reader, Bekah. http://www.publishersweekly.com/blog/880000288/post/1740051174.html