What new YA covers hit the web in February 2017?

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Missed one of our weekly cover reveal round ups? Here’s a selection of covers for upcoming YA novels that hit the web in February 2017!

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 7th 2017
On Christmas Eve five years ago, Holly was visited by three ghosts who showed her how selfish and spoiled she’d become. They tried to convince her to mend her ways. She didn’t. And then she died. Now she’s stuck working for the top-secret company Project Scrooge–as the latest Ghost of Christmas Past.

Among the Red Stars by Gwen C. Katz
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 3rd 2017
World War II has erupted in Valka’s homeland of Russia, and Valka is determined to help the effort. She’s a pilot—and a good one—so she eagerly joins an all-female bomber regiment. As the war intensifies, though, and those around her fall, Valka must decide how much she is willing to risk to defend the skies she once called home.

Before Now by Norah Olson
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: December 26th 2017
The odds were against them, but somehow aspiring astronomer Atty and her troubled boyfriend, Cole, managed to escape their old lives in the rough neighborhoods of Minneapolis. But they don’t get away clean. Eventually the mistakes and betrayals from their pasts catch up to them.

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.

The Breathless by Tara Goedjen
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: October 10th 2017
No one knows what really happened on the beach where Roxanne Cole’s body was found, but her boyfriend, Cage, took off that night and hasn’t been seen since. Until now. One year—almost to the day—from Ro’s death, he knocks on the door of Blue Gate Manor and asks where she is.

Calling My Name by Liara Tamani
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: October 24th 2017
Taja Brown lives with her parents and older brother and younger sister, in Houston, Texas. Taja has always known what the expectations of her conservative and tightly-knit African American family are—do well in school, go to church every Sunday, no intimacy before marriage. But Taja is trying to keep up with friends as they get their first kisses, first boyfriends, first everythings.

Checkmate (Noughts & Crosses #3) by Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 6th 2017
Rose has a Cross mother and a nought father in a society where the pale-skinned noughts are treated as inferiors. Sephy, her mother, has told Rose virtually nothing about her father, but Rose is determined to find out more. And as Rose takes her first steps away from Sephy and into this world, she finds herself drawn inexorably into more and more danger.

The Closest I’ve Come by Fred Aceves
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 7th 2017
When Marcos is placed in a new after-school program for troubled teens with potential, he meets Zach, a theater geek whose life seems great on the surface, and Amy, a punk girl who doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her. These new friendships inspire Marcos to open up to his Maesta crew, too, and along the way, Marcos starts to think more about his future.

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.

The Dark Assassin (The Starblade Chronicles #3) by Joseph Delaney
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: September 26th 2017
An assassin lurks in the darkness between earth and oblivion – but who are they, and what is their mission? The people of the County live in fear of the beasts bent on bringing the war to their home. Could the creature that moves in the darkness be the saviour the County seeks?

Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: July 25th 2017
Sorina has spent most of her life with the Gomorrah Festival. Yet even among the many unusual members of the traveling circus-city, Sorina stands apart as the only illusion-worker. This rare talent allows her to create illusions that others can see, feel and touch. But no matter how lifelike they may seem, her illusions are still just that—illusions. Or so she always believed…until one of them is murdered.

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.

Double Cross (Noughts & Crosses #4) by Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 6th 2017
Tobey wants a better life – for him and his girlfriend Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he’s offered the chance to earn some money just for making a few ‘deliveries’, just this once, would it hurt to say ‘yes’? One small decision can change everything.

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.

Eight Days on Planet Earth by Cat Jordan
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 7th 2017
Matty has heard all the impossible UFO stories for all of his seventeen years: the conspiracy theories, the wild rumors, the crazy belief in life beyond the stars. As a kid, he searched the skies with his dad and studied the constellations. But all that is behind him now. Dad’s gone and Matty’s stuck. But now there is Priya. The self-proclaimed alien girl.

Elektra’s Adventures in Tragedy by Douglas Rees
Publisher: Running Press Books
Release date: October 10th 2017
Elektra Kamenides is well on her way to becoming a proper southern belle in the small Mississippi college town she calls home. That is, until her mother decides to uproot her and her kid sister Thalia and start over in California. What would Odysseus do? Elektra asks herself. Determined to get back to Mississippi at all costs, she’ll beg, cheat, and steal to get there.

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.

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.

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.

Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: October 3rd 2017
When Claudia accidentally eavesdrops on the epic breakup of Paige and Iris, the it-couple at her school, she finds herself in hot water with prickly, difficult Iris. Thrown together against their will in the class production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, along with the goofiest, cutest boy Claudia has ever known, Iris and Claudia are in for an eye-opening senior year.

Garden of Thorns by Amber Mitchell
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: March 6th 2017
After seven grueling years of captivity in the Garden—a burlesque troupe of slave girls—sixteen-year-old Rose finds an opportunity to escape during a performance for the emperor. But the hostage she randomly chose from the crowd to aid her isn’t one of the emperor’s men—not anymore. He’s the former heir to the throne, who is now leading a rebellion against it.

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.

Good and Gone by Megan Frazer Blakemore
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 14th 2017
When Lexi Green’s older brother, Charlie, starts plotting a road trip to find Adrian Wildes, a famous musician who’s been reported missing, she’s beyond confused. Her brother hasn’t said a nice word to her or left the couch since his girlfriend dumped him months ago—but he’ll hop in a car to find some hipster? Concerned at how quickly he seems to be rebounding, Lexi decides to go along for the ride.

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.

Here, There, Everywhere by Julia Durango & Tyler Terrones
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 19th 2017
Zeus is pretty sure this is destined to be the worst summer of his life. But then he meets Rose. Zeus can hardly believe that someone like her exists, let alone seems interested in being with him. However, while Zeus is counting down the minutes until he can see her next, Rose is counting down the days until she finds out whether she will be able to leave their small town to pursue her dreams.

Here We Are Now by Jasmine Warga
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: November 7th 2017
Despite sending him letters ever since she was thirteen, Taliah Abdallat never thought she’d ever really meet Julian Oliver. But one day, while her mother is out of the country, the famed rock star from Staring Into the Abyss shows up on her doorstep. This makes sense – kinda – because Julian Oliver is Taliah’s father, even though her mother would never admit it to her.

Into the Bright Unknown (The Gold Seer #3) by Rae Carson
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: October 10th 2017
Leah Westfall, her fiancé Jefferson, and her friends have become rich in the California Territory, thanks to Lee’s magical ability to sense precious gold. But their fortune has made them a target, and when a dangerous billionaire sets out to destroy them, Lee and her friends decide they’ve had enough.

Joyride: A Class Novel by Guy Adams
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 3rd 2017
No one can figure out why teenagers are behaving so strangely—and dangerously. Stories of impossible car accidents, random attacks, even cold-blooded murder make Miss Quill’s class sit up and take notice. Then Ram wakes up in a body he doesn’t recognize, and if he doesn’t figure out why, he may well be next.

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.

Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: November 7th
Kat and Meg couldn’t be more different. Kat’s anxiety makes it hard for her to talk to new people. Meg hates being alone, but her ADHD keeps pushing people away. But when the two girls are thrown together for a year-long science project, they discover they do have one thing in common: their obsession with the online gaming star LumberLegs and his hilarious videos.

Knife Edge (Noughts & Crosses #2) by Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 6th 2017
Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father. Jude is a Nought. Eaten up with bitterness, he blames Sephy for the terrible losses his family has suffered. Now Jude’s life rests on a knife edge. Will Sephy be forced, once again, to take sides?

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.

Like Water by Rebecca Podos
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 17th 2017
Disillusioned with small-town life and looking for something greater, Leigh is not a “nice girl.” She is unlike anyone Vanni has met, and a friend when Vanni desperately needs one. Soon enough, Leigh is much more than a friend. But caring about another person stirs up the moat Vanni has carefully constructed around herself.

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.

Madness by Zac Brewer
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 19th 2017
Brooke Danvers is only pretending to be fine, until she meets Derek. But when Derek’s feelings for her intensify, Brooke is forced to accept that the same relationship that is bringing out the best in her might be bringing out the worst in Derek—and that Derek at his worst could be capable of real darkness.

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?

The Mind Virus (Unplugged #3) by Donna Freitas
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 26th 2017
Skylar Cruz’s heart is shattered. But even though everyone has betrayed her, Skylar was able to negotiate a way to open the door between the Real World and the App World. Now Skylar must help the people who left the virtual world behind as they become refugees in the Real World.

Neighborhood Girls by Jessie Ann Foley
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 12th 2017
When Wendy Boychuck’s father, a Chicago cop, was escorted from their property in handcuffs for his shady criminal practices, she knew her life would never be the same. If that wasn’t bad enough, she gets jumped walking home from a party one night. Wendy quickly realizes that in order to survive her father’s reputation, she’ll have to make one for herself.

Noughts & Crosses (Noughts & Crosses #1) by Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 6th 2017
Sephy is a Cross – a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Callum is a nought – a ‘colourless’ member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. The two have been friends since early childhood. Against a background of prejudice, distrust and mounting terrorist violence, a romance builds between Sephy and Callum – a romance that is to lead both of them into terrible danger.

No Saints in Kansas by Amy Brashear
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: November 14th 2017
November is usually quiet in Holcomb, Kansas, but in 1959, the town is shattered by the quadruple murder of the Clutter family. Suspicion falls on Nancy Clutter’s boyfriend, Bobby Rupp, the last one to see them alive.

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.

Omega (The Infinity Division #2) by Jus Accardo
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: August 1st 2017
One mistake can change everything. Ashlyn Calvert finds that out the hard way when a bad decision leads to the death of her best friend, Noah Anderson. Only Noah isn’t really gone. Thanks to his parents’ company, the Infinity Division, there is a version of him skipping from one dimension to another, set on revenge for the death of his sister, Kori.

One Dark Throne (Three Dark Crowns #2) by Kendare Blake
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 19th 2017
With the Ascension Year underway, all bets are off. Katharine, once the weak and feeble sister, is stronger than ever before. Arsinoe, after discovering the truth about her powers, must figure out how to make her secret talent work in her favor. And Mirabella, once thought to be the strongest sister of all and the certain Queen Crowned, faces attacks like never before.

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.

Release by Patrick Ness
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 19th 2017
Adam Thorn is having what will turn out to be the most unsettling, difficult day of his life, with relationships fracturing, a harrowing incident at work, and a showdown between this gay teen and his preacher father that changes everything. It’s a day of confrontation, running, sex, love, heartbreak, and maybe, just maybe, hope. He won’t come out of it unchanged.

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.

Ringer (Replica #2) by Lauren Oliver
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: October 3rd 2017
After discovering the uncomfortable truth about her connection to the Haven Institute, Gemma struggles to return to her normal life. But when she learns that her controlling and powerful father has new plans for Lyra and Caelum, Gemma and her boyfriend, Pete, leave in the middle of the night to warn them of the danger they face.

Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things by Betsy Aldredge and Carrie DuBois-Shaw
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: August 4th 2017
Samantha Berger is pretty sure most nice Jewish girls don’t have parents who force them to search for Bigfoot, especially on national T.V. Just when Sam thinks she couldn’t be more humiliated, she meets the competition: a team of snobby anthropology students from Netherfield Academy who are set on wiping the floor with her “Squatch” loving family.

Siege of Shadows (The Effigies #2) by Sarah Raugley
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.

Shadow Girl by Liana Liu
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 19th 2017
The house on Arrow Island is full of mystery. Yet when Mei arrives, she can’t help feeling relieved. She’s happy to spend the summer in an actual mansion tutoring a rich man’s daughter if it means a break from her normal life. What Mei doesn’t know is that something is very wrong in the Morison household.

Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: September 19th 2017
Six teenagers’ lives intertwine during one thrilling summer full of romantic misunderstandings and dangerous deals in this sparkling retelling of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing set during the era of Prohibition in the glamourous 1920s.

The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books
Release date: April 6th 2017
Grace has Asperger’s and her own way of looking at the world. She’s got a horse and a best friend who understand her, and that’s pretty much all she needs. But when Grace kisses Gabe and things start to change at home, the world doesn’t make much sense to her any more.

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.

Three Sides of a Heart by Natalie C. Parker
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 19th 2017
This anthology explores the myriad tragic, frustrating, humorous possibilities of the teen love triangle, and features 15 new stories.

Top Ten by Katie Cotugno
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: October 3rd 2017
Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of friends, but against all odds, they became each other’s favorite person. Now, as they face high school graduation, they can’t help but take a moment to reminisce and, in their signature tradition, make a top ten list—counting down the top ten moments of their friendship.

The Traitor’s Kiss (Traitor’s Trilogy #1) by Erin Beaty
Publisher: Imprint
Release date: May 9th 2017
With a sharp tongue and an unruly temper, Sage Fowler is not what they’d call a lady―which is perfectly fine with her. Deemed unfit for marriage, Sage is recruited by a handsome soldier to infiltrate the enemy ranks. The more she discovers as a spy, the less certain she becomes about whom to trust.

War of the Cards (Queen of Hearts #3) by Colleen Oakes
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: December 26th 2017
Dinah has lost everyone she ever loved. Her brother was brutally murdered. The wicked man she believed was her father betrayed her. Her loyal subjects have been devastated by war. And the boy she gave her heart to broke it completely. Now a dark queen has risen out of the ashes of her former life.

The Way It Hurts by Patty Blount
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: August 1st 2017
Kristen dreams of a career on stage. The applause and the attention only encourage her to work harder. Elijah can’t take his eyes off of Kristen. He captures her in costume and posts the image and a provocative comment online. It goes viral, and the consequences are bigger than they could ever have imagined when the threats don’t stay online…they follow them into real life.

Why I Loathe Stirling Lane by Ingrid Paulson
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: June 6th 2017
Harper Campbell keeps her life tidy—academically and socially. But the moment Sterling Lane transfers into her tiny boarding school, her twin brother gets swept up in Sterling’s pranks and schemes and nearly gets expelled. Harper knows it’s Sterling’s fault, and she vows to take him down.

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Lucy is a British student currently pursuing a Master's degree in Children's Literature. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now thirteen years late, but she's sure it's just gotten lost in the post.

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