What new YA covers hit the web this week? (April 17)


Here is a selection of new YA covers for upcoming books. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.

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Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Publisher: Flatiron Books
Release date: January 10th 2017
Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But she nonetheless soon becomes enmeshed in a game of love, heartbreak, and magic with her sister, with Legend, and with the other players in the game.

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lillian Rivera
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: February 21st 2017
After “borrowing” her father’s credit card to finance a more stylish wardrobe, Margot Sanchez suddenly finds herself grounded. And by grounded, she means working as an indentured servant in her family’s struggling grocery store to pay off her debts.

The Scorpion Rules (Prisoners of Peace #1) by Erin Bow
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: June 7th 2016
Greta is a duchess and crown princess—and a hostage to peace. This is how the game is played: if you want to rule, you must give one of your children as a hostage. Go to war and your hostage dies.

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A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire #1) by Jessica Cluess
Publisher: Random House
Release date: September 20th 2016
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames. Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s invited to train as one of Her Majesty’s royal sorcerers.

Shame the Stars by Guadalupe Garcia McCall
Publisher: Tu Books
Release date: September 1st 2016
A YA re-imagining of Romeo and Juliet set in 1915 Texas during the height of the Mexican revolution, about Joaquin, a Mexican-American teen trying to protect his family’s ranch and his sweetheart, Dulcena, from the Texas Rangers and their posses.

The Stand-In by Steve Bloom
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Release date: October 10th 2016
When Brooks volunteered to be a stand-in for Burdette’s cousin who got stood up for Homecoming, it was with the noblest of intentions—helping his fellow man, free of charge. But when he is tipped over three hundred bucks, word spreads quickly among the one percent in the Tri-State area.

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The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 1st 2016
I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.

The Swan Riders (Prisoners of Peace #2) by Erin Bow
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: September 20th 2016
Greta Stuart has become AI. New transmitters have silvered her fingerprints. New receptors have transformed her vision. And the whole of her memory has become one book in a vast library of instant knowledge. Greta is ready to rule the world. But the new technology is also killing her.

Tales of the Peculiar: A Miss Peregrine Collection by Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: September 3rd 2016
10 fairy tales set in the world of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. The original stories include tales of wealthy (but very hungry) cannibals who dine on the discarded limbs of peculiars, and the origins of the first ymbryne (a time manipulator that takes the form of a bird).

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Teach Me to Forget
by Erica M. Chapman
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: December 16th 2016
Ellery’s bought the gun, made arrangements for her funeral, and even picked the day. When her plans go awry Ellery gets caught buying the gun by the security guard who also happens to be someone she knows–the annoyingly perfect Colter Sawyer from her English class.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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