What new YA covers hit the web this week? (February 5)


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.

27 Hours (The Nightside Saga #1) by Tristina Wright
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: October 3rd 2017
Rumor Mora fears two things: hellhounds too strong for him to kill, and failure. Jude Welton has two dreams: for humans to stop killing monsters, and for his strange abilities to vanish. Nyx Llorca keeps two secrets: the moon speaks to her, and she’s in love with Dahlia, her best friend. During one twenty-seven-hour night, if they can’t stop the war between the colonies and the monsters from becoming a war of extinction, the things they wish for will never come true, and the things they fear will be all that’s left.

Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: September 5th 2017
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The Broken Ones (A Malediction Trilogy Prequel) by Danielle L. Jensen
Publisher: Angry Robot Books
Release date: June 6th 2017
Below Forsaken Mountain, a revolution stirs with the aim to overthrow the tyrant king of Trollus, and Marc is the right hand of its leader. It’s a secret more than one troll would kill to possess, which is why he must keep it from everyone, even the girl he loves.

A Court of Wings and Ruin (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3) by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: May 2nd 2017
Feyre has returned to the Spring Court, determined to gather information on Tamlin’s maneuverings and the invading king threatening to bring Prythian to its knees. But to do so she must play a deadly game of deceit-and one slip may spell doom not only for Feyre, but for her world as well. (Left: US, Middle: UK)

Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Publisher: Crown Books
Release date: October 17th 2017
Justyce McAllister is top of his class, captain of the debate team, and set for the Ivy League next year—but none of that matters to the police officer who put him in handcuffs. Then comes the day Justyce goes driving with his best friend, Manny, music turned up. Much to the fury of the white off-duty cop beside them. Words fly. Shots are fired. And Justyce and Manny get caught in the crosshairs.

Diary of a Haunting: Book of Shadows by M. Verano
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: August 29th 2017
When Melanie finds a perfect blank book—smooth black leather with strange symbols in gold embossing – she and her friends write their own made up spells inside the book’s tempting pages. What they didn’t expect was a new spell showing up inside the book—and in handwriting none of them recognize.

Driven by MB Mulhall
Publisher: Harmony Ink Press
Release date: March 8th 2017
When eighteen-year-old Oliver is released from prison and finds a temporary home with old twin spinsters, and it seems too good to be true. The neighbor, Simon, certainly thinks it is. Maybe Simon is right and Oliver doesn’t deserve happiness — or any of the other feelings stirring in a heart Oliver thought he’d closed off for good.

The Duke of Bannerman Prep by Katie A. Nelson
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: May 9th 2017
Tanner McKay is at Bannerman Prep for one reason: to win. When he’s paired with the prep school playboy everyone calls the Duke, Tanner’s straightforward plans seem as if they’re going off the rails. The Duke is Bannerman royalty, beloved for his laissez-faire attitude, crazy parties, and the strings he so easily pulls.

Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: September 5th 2017
Kamzin has always dreamed of becoming one of the emperor’s royal explorers, the elite climbers tasked with mapping the wintry, mountainous Empire and spying on its enemies. But everything changes when the mysterious and eccentric River Shara, the greatest explorer every known, arrives in her village and demands to hire Kamzin.

Feral Youth by Shaun David Hutchinson et al.
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 5th 2017
At Zeppelin Bend, an outdoor education program designed to teach troubled youth the value of hard work, cooperation, and compassion, ten teens are left alone in the wild. The teens are a diverse group who come from all walks of life, and they’ll have to struggle to overcome their vast differences if they hope to survive.

Freefall by Joshua David Bellin
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: August 29th 2017
In the Upperworld, the privileged 1% are getting ready to abandon a devastated planet Earth. And Cam can’t wait to leave. Then Cam sees a banned video feed of protesters in the Lowerworld who also want a chance at a new life. And he sees a girl with golden eyes who seems to be gazing straight though the feed directly at him. A girl he has to find. Sofie.

Girl in a Bad Place by Kaitlin Ward
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: Fall 2017
Mailee and Cara take care of each other. So when the girls are invited to visit the Haven, a commune in the mountains near their suburban Montana town, it seems like a cool new adventure to go on together. And it is, sort of — until Cara starts spending every waking minute there. Mailee is sure: They aren’t safe in this Haven.

The Last True Love Story by Brendan Kiely
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: September 26th 2017
One hot July night, Hendrix and Corrina decide to risk everything. They steal a car, spring Gpa from his assisted living facility and take off on a cross-country odyssey from L.A. to N.Y. With their parents, Gpa’s doctors, and the police all hot on their heels, Hendrix and Corrina set off to discover for themselves if what Gpa says is true—that the only stories that last are love stories.

Lock & Mori: Final Fall (Lock & Mori #3) by Heather W. Petty
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: November 28th 2017
Mori is out for revenge. Imprisoned in the English countryside, with her brothers held as leverage, she’s never felt angrier or more helpless. When an opportunity for escape arises, Mori takes it and flees back to the streets of London, where she is finally able to plot the demise of her recently freed father and his cohorts.

Mask of Shadows (Mask of Shadows #1) by Linsey Miller
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: September 5th 2017
Sallot Leon is a thief, and a good one at that. But gender fluid Sal wants nothing more than to escape the drudgery of life as a highway robber and get closer to the upper-class―and the nobles who destroyed their home – so they audition to become a member of The Left Hand―the Queen’s personal assassins.

The Memory Trees by Kali Wallace
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: October 10th 2017
Sorrow’s memories of her life in Vermont are maddeningly hazy; even the details of her sister’s death are unclear. She returns to the orchard for the summer, determined to learn more about her troubled childhood and the family she left eight years ago. Why has her mother kept her distance over the years?

Rebel Rising by Beth Revis
Publisher: Egmont USA
Release date: May 2nd 2017
When Jyn Erso was five years old, her mother was murdered and her father taken from her to serve the Empire. But despite the loss of her parents she is not completely alone—Saw Gerrera, a man willing to go to any extremes necessary in order to resist Imperial tyranny, takes her in as his own.

Release by Patrick Ness
Publisher: Walker Books
Release date: May 4th 2017
Today will change Adam Thorn’s life. Between his religious family, unpleasant boss and his ex-boyfriend, the bindings of his world are coming undone. And way across town, a ghost has risen from the lake. Is there time for Adam to find his release?

Right Where You Left Me by Calla Devlin
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 5th 2017
In search of the perfect story to put a human face on a tragedy for his newspaper, my dad will fly into the eye of the storm. And now he’s heading to Ukraine, straight into the aftermath of a deadly earthquake. I don’t want him to leave. I think I’m holding it together okay—until the FBI comes knocking on our door.

Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: June 6th 2017
Being a bastard blows. Tilla would know. Her father, Lord Kent of the Western Province, loved her as a child, but cast her aside as soon as he had trueborn children. When Tilla, along with a group of fellow bastards and the visiting princess Lyriana, stumbles upon a crime they were never meant to witness, the bastards band together, realizing they alone have the power to prevent a civil war that will tear their kingdom apart.

Run Away with Me (Come Back to Me #3) by Mila Gray
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Release date: November 28th 2017
The last thing Emerson needs is Jake turning up, bringing with him old memories and opening up old wounds. But Jake seems determined to revive their friendship no matter how much Emerson tries to push him away. If they’re to have any kind of future, they’re first going to need to confront the past, a past that most people want to stay buried.

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 26th 2017
Kiko doesn’t get into Prism, at the same time her abusive uncle moves back in with her family. So when she receives an invitation from her childhood friend to leave her small town and tour art schools on the west coast, Kiko jumps at the opportunity in spite of the anxieties and fears that attempt to hold her back.

The Victoria in My Head by Janelle Milanes
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 19th 2017
Victoria Cruz inhabits two worlds: In one, she is a rock star, thrashing the stage with her husky voice and purple-streaked hair. In the other, currently serving as her reality, Victoria is a shy teenager with overprotective Cuban parents, who sleepwalks through her life at the prestigious Evanston Academy.

Welcome to the Slipstream by Natalka Burian
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: June 18th 2017
Seventeen-year-old Van moves to Las Vegas when her nomadic mother gets a consulting job at the Silver Saddle casino. Just as Van joins an all-girl rock band and starts at last to make friends her mom is lured into a new agey cult. A dramatic showdown sends Van chasing her mom to Sedona, racing to find her before a life-risking vision quest in the desert.

What to Say Next by Julie Buxbaum
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: July 11th 2017
Kit Lowell and David Drucker couldn’t be more different, but the two strike up an unusual friendship after the death of Kit’s father. Kit is determined to discover the truth of the car accident that killed her father, and she asks David to help her. What Kit doesn’t expect is that the truth could destroy their friendship forever.

Zero Repeat Forever (Zero Repeat Forever #1) by G.S. Prendergast
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: September 12th 2017
Sixteen-year-old Raven is at summer camp when the terrifying armored Nahx invade. Isolated in the wilderness, Raven and her fellow campers can only stay put. Await rescue. Raven doesn’t like feeling helpless, but what choice does she have? Then a Nahx kills her boyfriend.

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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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