What new YA covers hit the web this week? (June 14)


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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All of the Above by James Dawson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: September 3rd 2015
When sixteen-year-old Toria Bland arrives at her new school she needs to work out who her friends are in a crazy whirl of worry, exam pressure and anxiety over fitting in. Things start looking up when Toria meets the funny and foul-mouthed Polly, who’s the coolest girl that Toria has ever seen. And she meets the irresistible Nico Mancini, lead singer of a local band – and it’s instalove at first sight! Toria likes Nico, Nico likes Toria, but then there’s Polly…love and friendship have a funny way of going round in circles.

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: February 9th 2016
Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything. This is their story.

The Evil We Love (Tales from Shadowhunter Academy #5) by Cassandra Clare & Robin Wasserman
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: June 16th 2015
As a former vampire, Simon’s always been sympathetic to Downworlders. But after a training exercise goes wrong, he gets a glimpse into the Shadowhunters’ prejudice as he learns about the origin of Helen and Mark Blackthorn, principle characters in The Dark Artifices.

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Firsts by Laurie Elizabeth Flynn
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: January 5th 2016
Seventeen-year-old Mercedes Ayres has an open-door policy when it comes to her bedroom, but only if the guy fulfills a specific criteria: he has to be a virgin. Mercedes lets the boys get their awkward fumbling first times over with, and all she asks in return is that they give their girlfriends the perfect first time-the kind Mercedes never had herself. When Mercedes’ perfect system falls apart, she has to find a way to salvage her own reputation -and figure out where her heart really belongs in the process.

The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: February 23rd 2016
When Aladdin discovers Zahra’s jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn’t seen in hundreds of years — a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra’s very existence is illegal. She must disguise herself to stay alive, using ancient shape-shifting magic, until her new master has selected his three wishes. But when the King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, she seizes the opportunity—only to discover she is falling in love with Aladdin.

The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: March 29th 2016
The Great American Whatever follows Quinn Roberts, a gay, wisecracking 16-year-old with a weakness for Jolly Ranchers and cute boys, who dreams of becoming a Hollywood filmmaker. When his home life is beset by personal tragedy, Quinn embarks on a “laugh-out-loud sad” journey of self re-discovery with the help of his straight best friend, Geoff, and a new love interest.

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The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: January 26th 2016
Natalie’s last summer in her small Kentucky hometown is off to a magical start…until she starts seeing the “wrong things.” That’s when she gets a visit from the kind but mysterious apparition she calls “Grandmother,” who tells her: “You have three months to save him.” The next night, under the stadium lights of the high school football field, she meets a beautiful boy named Beau, and it’s as if time just stops and nothing exists. Nothing, except Natalie and Beau.

Pale Kings and Princes (Tales from Shadowhunter Academy #6) by Cassandra Clare & Robin Wasserman
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: July 21st 2015
Blurb currently unavailable.

Six Feet Over It by Jennifer Longo
Publisher: Random House
Release date: January 12th 2016
No one is more surprised than Leigh when her father buys a graveyard. Less shocking is the fact that he’s too lazy to look farther than the dinner table for employees. Leigh should be able to quit this stupid after-school job, but her world’s been turned upside down by the sudden loss of her best friend and the appearance of Dario, the slightly-too-old-for-her gravedigger. Can Leigh move on, if moving on means it’s time to get a life?

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Their Fractured Light (Starbound #3) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 1st 2015
Gideon Marchant is an eighteen-year-old computer hacker known in Corinth’s underworld as The Knave of Hearts. Sofia Quinn holds LaRoux Industries responsible for the mysterious death of her father and is out for revenge at any cost. When a LaRoux Industries security breach interrupts Gideon and Sofia’s separate attempts to infiltrate their headquarters, they’re forced to work together to escape.

Up to This Pointe by Jennifer Longo
Publisher: Random House
Release date: January 19th 2016
Blurb currently unavailable.

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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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