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


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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Frost by E. Latimer
Publisher: Patchwork Press
Release date: August 25th 2015
Megan Walker’s touch has turned to ice. She can’t stop the frost, and the consequences of her first kiss are horrifying. When her new powers attract attention, Megan finds herself caught up in an ancient war between Norse giants. One side fueled by a mad queen’s obsession and an ancient prophecy about Ragnorak, the other by an age-old grudge.

The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: April 26th 2016
Based on a true story, in which a flood forces 16-year-old Keeley Hewitt to juggle her femininity and strength, the affections of the two boys who love her, and a parade of departing friends, while waters rise and her hometown is permanently and forcibly evacuated by the state.

The Lost Girls (The Lost Girls #1) by Mari Bianca
Release date: August 8th 2015
Abigail Harper has had it rough. She’s lost everything she’s ever loved. Her parents. Her home. And, eventually, her best friend. Afraid of almost everything and tormented at school by the only one she ever called ‘friend’, Abigail doesn’t think life could get any worse. During a cruel prank and in a moment of terrible weakness, Abigail makes a wish. And to her astonishment and utter horror, the wish comes true. And it brings with it monstrous consequences.

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The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
Publisher: Random House
Release date: March 8th 2016
Dill has had to wrestle with vipers his whole life—at home, as the only son of a Pentecostal minister who urges him to handle poisonous rattlesnakes, and at school, where he faces down bullies who target him for his father’s extreme faith and very public fall from grace. He and his fellow outcast friends must try to make it through their senior year of high school without letting the small-town culture destroy their creative spirits and sense of self.

Stray (Spark #2) by Rachael Craw
Publisher: Walker Australia
Release date: September 1st 2015
Evie is a Shield: designed to kill in order to protect, and the Affinity Project have finally come for her. But Evie isn’t ready for the sinister organisation to take control of her life, her body, her mind. She isn’t ready to follow their rules about who may live and who must die – not when it condemns the innocent. She has one option: risk losing everything and everyone – including Jamie – and run.

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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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