What new YA covers hit the web this week? (May 24)


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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Insidious (The Twixt #3) by Dawn Metcalf
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: August 25th 2015
Joy Malone finally knows who she is, where she comes from and how to live in two worlds at once. And now she can introduce her family and friends to her mysterious boyfriend, Indelible Ink. But when Ink’s twin sister, Invisible Inq, calls in a favor, Joy must accept a dangerous mission to find a forgotten door between worlds—a door hiding a secret that some will kill to keep.

Madly (Potion #1) by Amy Alward
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: September 29th 2015
When the Princess of Nova accidentally poisons herself with a love potion meant for her crush, she falls crown-over-heels in love with her own reflection. Oops. A nationwide hunt is called to find the cure, with competitors travelling the world for the rarest ingredients, deep in magical forests and frozen tundras, facing death at every turn.

Mary Unleashed (Bloody Mary #2) by Hilary Monahan
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: September 8th 2015
Mary lurks in the emptiness, in the darkness… in the reflection. That is, until Jess unleashes her into the world. Now Mary Worth is out and her haunting is deadlier than ever. No one is safe. Shauna, Kitty, and Jess must band together to unearth the truth about Mary’s death to put her soul to rest for good.

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Riders (Riders #1) by Veronica Rossi
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: February 2nd 2016
For eighteen-year-old Gideon Blake, nothing but death can keep him from achieving his goal of becoming a U.S. Army Ranger. As it turns out, it does. Recovering from the accident that most definitely killed him, Gideon finds himself with strange new powers and a bizarre cuff he can’t remove. He has become War, one of the legendary four horsemen of the apocalypse.

The Secret Side of Empty by Maria E. Andreu
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Release date: September 1st 2015
As a straight-A student with a budding romance and loyal best friend, M.T.’s life seems as apple-pie American as her blondish hair and pale skin. But M.T. hides two facts to the contrary: her full name of Monserrat Thalia and her status as an undocumented immigrant. But it’s harder to hide now that M.T.’s a senior. M.T. is pretty sure she can’t go to college, and she’s staring down a future that just seems empty. M.T. will need to trust herself and others to stake a claim in the life that she wants.

Serpentine by Cindy Pon
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: September 8th 2015
As she turns sixteen, Skybright notices troubling changes. By day, she is a companion and handmaid to the youngest daughter of a very wealthy family. But nighttime brings with it a darkness that not even daybreak can quell. When her plight can no longer be denied, Skybright learns that despite a dark destiny, she must struggle to retain her sense of self – even as she falls in love for the first time.

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A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston
Publisher: Macmillan Children’s Books
Release date: October 20th 2015
Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon, she knows he has arrived. She knows he will want the loveliest girl: her sister. She vows she will not let her be next. And so she is taken in her sister’s place. Exploring the palace, she begins to unlock years of fear that have tormented and silenced a kingdom. Lo-Melkhiin was not always a cruel ruler. Something went wrong.

Voice of Gods (Blood of Gods and Royals, #0.5) by Eleanor Herman
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: August 2015
At 19, Ada of Caria yearns to take the Snake Blood throne from her mad older siblings—and seeks the help of a young orphaned girl named Helen, the first True Oracle to have walked the earth in more than three hundred years. Amid jealousy and heartbreak, torrid affairs and secret rendezvous, it is spoken by the gods that either Helen or her best friend Myrtale will carry the destiny of the known world within her womb.

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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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