What new YA covers hit the web this week? (August 2)


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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Beyond the Red by Ava Jae
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: March 2016 Alien queen Kora is the first female ruler of her territory in generations, but her people are rioting and call for her violent younger twin brother to take the throne. Eros is a rebel soldier hated by aliens and human alike for being a half-blood. When Kora’s soldiers raze his camp he’s given an ultimatum: be an enslaved bodyguard to Kora, or be executed. After Kora and Eros uncover a violent plot, they must find a way to work together to prevent genocide.

The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan
Publisher: GP Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: February 23rd 2016
Amadou counts the things that matter. For two long years, what’s mattered are cacao pods. The more Amadou can chop down in a single day, the higher his chances are of keeping the bosses’ beatings at bay, keeping himself and his little brother, Seydou, alive. Then one day, a girl—Khadija—arrives at the camp and the three band together as family and try just once more for home.

Girl Online: On Tour (Girl Online #2) by Zoe Sugg
Publisher: Keywords Press
Release date: October 20th 2015
Blurb currently unavailable.

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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai & Patricia McCormick
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 2015 When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. At sixteen, she has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

Summer of Sloane by Erin L. Schneider
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: May 3rd 2016
After learning an unthinkable secret about her boyfriend, Tyler, and best friend, Mick, Sloane is heartbroken. Once she arrives in Honolulu for the summer, though, Sloane hopes that Hawaii might just be the escape she needs. And when she meets Finn McAllister, the handsome son of a hotel magnate, she knows he’s the perfect distraction from everything that’s so wrong back home.

The Yearbook by Carol Masciola
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: November 18th 2015
Lola Lundy falls asleep in a storage room in her high school library and wakes up to find herself 80 years in the past. Lola decides she’ll make a new future for herself in the past. But major mental illness lies in Lola’s family background. Has she slipped through a crack in time, or into an elaborate, romantic hallucination based on the contents of an old yearbook?

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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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