What new YA covers hit the web this week? (February 12)


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

Before She Ignites (Fallen Isles #1) by Jodi Meadows
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: September 26th 2017
Mira Minkoba is the Hopebearer. She’s known across the Fallen Isles not just for her beauty, but for the Mira Treaty named after her, a peace agreement which united the seven islands against their enemies on the mainland. But Mira has never felt as perfect as everyone says. Then Mira discovers an explosive secret that challenges everything she and the Treaty stand for.

Dare Mighty Things by Heather Kaczynski
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 10th 2017
Seventeen-year-old Cassandra Gupta’s entire life has been leading up to this—the opportunity to travel to space. But to secure a spot on this classified mission, she must first compete against the best and brightest people on the planet. People who are as determined as she to win a place on a journey to the farthest reaches of the universe.

An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: September 26th 2017
Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized among them. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes – a weakness that could cost him his life.

Flashtide (Flashfall #2) by Jenny Moyer
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: November 14th 2017
Orion has made it to the safety of the mountain provinces, where free Conjurors live and practice their craft of manipulating matter. But Orion’s story is far from over. With the effects of the flashfall spreading and the might of the protected city of Alara looming, Orion must travel into the hands of her enemies once again.

The Glass Spare by Lauren Destefano
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 2017
When Wil is attacked she discovers a dangerous secret. Her touch turns people into gemstone. At first Wil is horrified—but as she tests its limits, she’s drawn more and more to the strange and volatile ability. When it leads to tragedy, Wil is forced to face the destructive power within her.

The Grave Keepers by Elizabeth Byrne
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: September 12th 2017
In a society in which residents receive keys to their own graves at age 13, teenage sisters Athena and Laurel, whose family runs the town cemetery, confront the world outside their isolated home in different ways and begin to understand what grave-keeping – and living – is all about.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Harry Potter #1) by J.K. Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: June 2017
To mark the 20th anniversary of first publication, Bloomsbury is publishing four House Editions of J.K. Rowling’s modern classic. These stunning editions will each feature the individual house crest on the jacket and sprayed edges in the house colours. Exciting new extra content will include fact files, profiles of favourite characters and line illustrations exclusive to that house.

Juan Pablo and the Butterflies by J.J. Flowers
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: May 18th 2017
Juan Pablo, a brilliant classical violinist, lives in El Rosario, Mexico’s Butterfly sanctuary. His grandmother Elena is the local medicine woman. A group of narco-traffickers have posted banners signaling a takeover of their town. El Rosario is turned into a ghost town, but Juan Pablo must remain, as his grandmother has fallen gravely ill.

Last Star Burning by Caitlyn Sangster
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: October 10th 2017
Sev has been tattooed with the White stars of a criminal since she was eight. That’s the penalty for being the daughter of the woman who betrayed their entire nation. And as further punishment, Sev must do hard labor to prove that she’s more valuable alive than dead.

Now Is Everything by Amy Giles
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 7th 2017
When Hadley attempts to take her own life after an explosive accident, everyone–from her friends to her doctors, to the investigator on the case and her family–wants to know why. Only Hadley knows what really happened that day, and she’s not talking.

Obsessed by Allison Britz
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 19th 2017
A brave teen recounts her debilitating struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder—and brings readers through every painful step as she finds her way to the other side—in this powerful and inspiring memoir.

The Place Between Breaths by An Na
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Release date: September 12th 2017
Grace interns at a lab studying schizophrenia after her mother struggled with the disease, in hopes that one day they might make a breakthrough…and one day they do. Grace stumbles upon a string of code that could be the key. But could her discovery just be a cruel side effect of the schizophrenia finally taking hold?

Project Pandora by Aden Polydoros
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: August 1st 2017
Olympus is rising. Tyler hasn’t been feeling like himself lately, his dreams are full of violence and death, and there are days where he can’t remember where he’s been. Miles away, Shannon finds herself haunted by similar nightmares. She is afraid that she has done something terrible.

Siege of Shadows (The Effigies #2) by Sarah Raughley
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: November 21st 2017
Maia and the other Effigies can’t escape the eyes of the press—especially not after failing to capture Saul, whose power to control the monstrous Phantoms has left the world in a state of panic. It’s been two months since Saul’s disappearance, leaving the public to wonder whether the Sect—and the Effigies—are capable of protecting anyone.

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: September 5th 2017
Set in a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, the novel follows teens Mateo and Rufus, who meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.

This Darkness Mine by Mindy McGinnis
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: October 10th 2017
Every time Isaac is near Sasha, her heart stops, literally. Why does he know her so well—too well—and she doesn’t know him at all? Sasha discovers that her by-the-book life began by ending another’s: the twin sister she absorbed in the womb. But that doesn’t explain the gaps of missing time.

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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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