What new YA covers hit the web this week? (January 1)


Here is a selection of new YA covers for upcoming books that recently hit the web. Check the descriptions below for publishers, release dates and more.

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Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Release date: December 29th 2016
Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps – gaps to trip you up, gaps to slide through so you can disappear forever. So when young, beautiful Roza goes missing, the people of Bone Gap aren’t surprised. Finn knows Roza didn’t leave. He knows she was taken, ripped from the cornfields by a man whose face he can’t remember.

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: May 9th 2017
Simon Snow is the worst Chosen One who’s ever been chosen. That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around, wearing Simon’s face.

Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: April 6th 2017
Olivia and her twin brother, Aidan, are heading alone back to Earth following the virus that completely wiped out the rest of their crew, and their family. Nathan is part of a community heading in the opposite direction. But on their journey Nathan’s ship is attacked and Olivia and Nathan’s lives unexpectedly collide.

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Cheesus Was Here by J.C. Davis
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: April 4th 2017
Delaney Delgado knows miracles aren’t real—if they were, her kid sister wouldn’t be dead. So when the image of baby Jesus appears on a Babybel cheese wheel, she’s not buying the idea that God’s got a dairy obsession. Hell-bent on proving the so-called miracle fake, Del convinces her best friend, Gabe, to help her find the truth.

Dark Goddess (Alpha Goddess #2) by Amalie Howard
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: July 4th 2017
After an epic struggle that unseated the Asura Lord of Death and placed Serjana Caelum’s best friend, Kyle, on his throne, the Mortal Realm is peaceful and the balance between good and evil—which Sera is sworn to protect—has been restored. But signs of a new threat to the world of men quickly begin to appear.

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
Publisher: Walker
Release date: September 7th 2017
Romy Silvers is the only surviving crew-member of a spaceship travelling to a new planet, on a mission to establish a second home for humanity. Alone in space, she is the loneliest girl in the universe until she hears about a new ship which has launched from Earth with a single passenger on board. A boy called J.

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Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: September 19th 2017
A girl takes inspiration from her mother’s stories of the Riot Grrrl movement of the 90’s to start her own anonymous zine, sparking a modern-day feminist revolution at her small-town Texas high school.

Post-High School Reality Quest by Meg Eden
Publisher: California Coldblood
Release date: June 13th 2017
After graduating high school, a voice called “the text parser” emerges in Buffy’s head, narrating her life as a classic text adventure game. Buffy figures this is just a manifestation of her shy, awkward, nerdy nature—until the voice doesn’t go away.

Pushing the Boundaries (Off-Limits #1) by Stacey Trombley
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: January 16th 2017
Myra goes to Haiti with one goal: take the photograph that will win a scholarship and prove to her uber-traditional family that she has what it takes to be a photographer instead of a doctor. But she didn’t expect the hot teen translator who has an ability to see past her walls.

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Reign of Serpents (Blood of Gods and Royals #3) by Eleanor Herman
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: June 27th 2017
The ancient power of Snake Blood threatens the known world. While Prince Alexander struggles with a very deadly inner demon, his betrothed, Zofia, is on her way to him, to unite their kingdoms…even as she begins to realize where her true allegiance lies.

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: April 4th 2017
Andie had it all planned out. But that was before the scandal. Before having to be in the same house with her dad. Before walking an insane number of dogs. That was before Clark and those few months that might change her whole life. If everything’s planned out, you can never find the unexpected.

The United Continuums (The Continuum Trilogy #3) by Jennifer Brody
Publisher: Turner Publishing
Release date: July 11th 2017
In the epic conclusion to Jennifer Brody’s award-winning Continuum Trilogy, Myra, Aero, and their friends must find a way to save their new home from a foe who would seek to destroy it with the same technology that made it uninhabitable 1000 years before.

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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.

1 Comment

  1. Seems I’m going to have to deal with the cover changes and which one I want more lol. I both love and hate that they do this. I am a little OCD about my covers matching lol. Do you have any tips?