What new YA covers hit the web this week? (February 21)


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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Aerie (Magonia #2) by Maria Dahvana Headley
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: October 4th 2016
Aza Ray is back on earth. Her boyfriend Jason is overjoyed. Her family is healed. She’s living a normal life, or as normal as it can be. But part of Aza still yearns for the clouds, no matter how much she loves the people on the ground.

All My Dangerous Friends by Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: July 2016
Louie has finished with her old life, and stepped into a world of sinners. For her, things are not going to be the same again. This darkly funny, disturbing novel explores a lawless world where morality is a nuisance, everything can be bought, and the prices paid are high.

As I Descended by Robin Talley
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 6th 2016
Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. But when feuds turn to fatalities, the girls must decide where they draw the line.

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The Black Key (The Lone City #3) by Amy Ewing
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 4th 2016
For too long, Violet and the people of the outer circles of the Lone City have lived a life of servitude to the royalty of the Jewel. But now, the secret society known as the Black Key is preparing to seize power and knock down the walls dividing each circle.

Blackwood by Gwenda Bond
Publisher: Fortress of Words
Release date: February 13th 2016
Miranda Blackwood relives America’s oldest mystery every day, working behind the scenes at an outdoor drama. But when 114 people disappear Miranda finds herself at the center of something far more dangerous than a historical reenactment.

The Cat King of Havana by Tom Crosshill
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: September 6th 2016
Rick Gutierrez is . . . the Cat King of Havana! A cat-video tycoon turned salsa-dancer extraordinaire, he’ll take Cuba by storm, romance the girl of his dreams, and ignite a lolcat revolution! At least that’s the plan.

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The Cilantro in Apple Pie by Kimberley Nadine Knights
Publisher: Ravenswood Publishing
Release date: May 5th 2016
Rubie speaks a dialect that Gil will never understand, and Gil knows horrors that Rubie can’t seem to wrap her mind around. But sometimes, the oddest of flavors create the sweetest of bonds.

The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: September 20th 2016
Alex Craft knows how to kill someone. And she doesn’t feel bad about it. When her older sister, Anna, was murdered three years ago and the killer walked free, Alex uncaged the language she knows best. The language of violence.

Forest by Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: July 2016
The forest is earth and leaves, sun and shade, feather and blood and bone. It is the old way, the true way, the wild way to live. But, for Kian, wilderness is not home.

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Frost Like Night (Snow Like Ashes #3) by Sara Raasch
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 20th 2016
Angra is alive, his Decay is spreading—and no one is safe. Meira will do anything to save her world. With Angra trying to break through her mental defences, she desperately needs to learn to control her own magic.

Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: Fall 2016
Phoebe and Luna Ferris haven’t grown up in the spotlight, but that’s only because their mother, Meg, quit her famous band when the girls were small. The summer Phoebe turns seventeen, she goes to visit Luna in New York, determined to discover the truth about her family—and herself.

I’m Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl by Gretchen McNeil
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 18th 2016
When her boyfriend dumps her for Toile, the quirky new girl at school, Bea reinvents herself as the eccentric and lovable Trixie—a quintessential manic pixie dream girl—in order to win her boyfriend back and beat new-girl Toile at her own game.

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Iron Cast by Destiny Soria
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: October 11th 2016
It’s Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths–whose “afflicted” blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art–captivate their audience. When a job goes wrong, Corinne and Ada are forced to hunt for answers, even as betrayal faces them at every turn.

Like a River Glorious (The Gold Seer Trilogy #2) by Rae Carson
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: September 27th 2016
After a harrowing journey across the country, Leah Westfall and her friends have finally arrived in California and are ready to make their fortunes in the Gold Rush, but Hiram hasn’t given up trying to control Lee and her power.

Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies by Laura Stampler
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: July 19th 2016
Harper is beyond ecstatic when she lands her dream internship as a dating blogger at the elite teen magazine Shift. If only she hadn’t lied about being a dating expert on her resume… But she can learn on the job, right?

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A Million Worlds with You (Firebird #3) by Claudia Gray
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 1st 2016
The fate of the multiverse rests in Marguerite Caine’s hands. Marguerite has been at the center of a cross-dimensional feud since she first traveled to another universe using her parents’ invention, the Firebird. Only now has she learned the true plans of the evil Triad Corporation.

Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: November 22nd 2016
Betrothed since childhood to the prince of Mynaria, Princess Dennaleia has always known what her future holds. Her marriage will seal the alliance between Mynaria and her homeland. But Denna is drawn to the prince’s sister, Mare, instead.

Replica (Replica #1) by Lauren Oliver
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: October 4th 2016
Lyra, known by the number 24, is a replica – a human model – who was born, raised, and observed in a clandestine research facility called the Haven Institute. When Lyra escapes from Haven and meets Gemma, a stranger on a quest of her own, earth-shattering secrets are revealed.

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Riverkeep by Martin Stewart
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 28th 2016
The Danék is a wild, treacherous river, and Wulliam’s father is the Riverkeep. Then the unthinkable happens. While recovering a drowned man, Wull’s father is pulled under—and when he emerges, he is no longer himself. A dark spirit possesses him, devouring him from the inside.

Rose & Thorn (Ash & Bramble #2) by Sarah Prineas
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 13th 2016
After the spell protecting her is destroyed, Rose seeks safety in the world outside the valley she had called home. She’s been kept hidden all her life to delay the three curses she was born with—curses that will put her into her own fairy tale and a century-long slumber.

Saving Red by Sonya Sones
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 18th 2016
Molly Rosenberg reluctantly volunteers to participate in Santa Monica’s annual homeless count, but when she ends up meeting Red, a spirited homeless girl only a few years older than she is, Molly makes it her mission to reunite her with her family in time for Christmas.

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Sleeping Dogs by Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: July 2016
When a stranger enters a family’s midst and insists on discovering all of their darkest secrets, the family begins a slow and painful descent into decay and madness.

Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Release date: October 4th 2016
In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing parts—an arm, a leg, an eye—her father is the famed scientist who created the biomechanical limbs everyone now uses. But Nell is the only one whose mechanical piece is on the inside: her heart.

Stop Pretending by Sonya Sones
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 27th 2016
It happens just like that, in the blink of an eye. An older sister has a mental breakdown and has to be hospitalized. A younger sister is left behind to cope with a family torn apart by grief and friends who turn their backs on her.

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Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf by Sonya Hartnett
Publisher: Penguin Australia
Release date: July 2016
Ever since Dad went off the deep end and decided he didn’t need to work anymore — insisting the Lord would provide — Satchel O’Rye has felt stuck for life in his dying country town. But things start to change when he spies a strange doglike animal.

Summer in the Invisible City by Juliana Romano
Publisher: Dial
Release date: June 21st 2016
Seventeen-year-old Sadie Bell has this summer all figured out: She’s going to bond with her absentee father, a famous artist, and impress him with her photography skills. Sadie wasn’t counting on meeting Sam, a funny and free-thinking boy who makes her question all of her goals.

Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 20th 2016
Becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose…it’s life or death. The night the triplet princesses of Fennbirn turn sixteen, the battle begins. The last queen standing gets the crown.

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Transcendent by Katelyn Detweiler
Publisher: Viking
Release date: October 4th 2016
When terrorists bomb Disney World, seventeen-year-old Iris Spero is as horrified as anyone else. Then a stranger shows up on her stoop in Brooklyn, revealing a secret about the mysterious circumstances surrounding Iris’s birth, and throwing her entire identity into question.

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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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