What new YA covers hit the web this week? (January 3)


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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The Boy Who Killed Grant Parker by Kat Spears
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: September 13th 2016
A freak accident removes Grant Parker from the top of the social pyramid, replacing him with Luke. Nobody knows the truth about what really happened to Grant Parker except for Luke, and the longer he keeps living the lie, the more like Grant Parker he becomes.

Into the Abyss by Stefanie Gaither
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 29th 2016
The real Violet Benson is dead. Scientists at the CCA have awakened the newest version of her, once again breathing life into her cloned body. The only thing missing? Every memory of all the Violet Bensons that came before. So long as Violet follows orders, that artificial heart of hers can keep beating.

Into White by Randi Pink
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: September 13th 2016
Bullied LaToya Williams is one of just a few black students at her high school in the Bible belt. After a particularly humiliating incident involving a pair of scuffed Air Jordans, she prays to Jesus to change her race. When she wakes up the next morning, she finds her prayers have been answered… sort of.

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One Would Think the Deep by Claire Zorn
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Release date: May 2016
Sam was very close to his maternal grandparents, his aunt and his cousin, until a rift caused his mum to become estranged from them. In the aftermath of his mum’s sudden death, Sam finds himself reunited with his extended family and moved to a small coastal town south of Sydney.

Overdrive by Dawn Ius
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 1st 2016
Jules Parish has screwed up. After three years of boosting cars, she got caught. And now, she and her little sister, Emma, will be kicked out of their foster home, unless she can steal seven of the rarest, most valuable muscle cars in the world—in seven weeks.

A Taste for Monsters by Matthew J. Kirby
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: September 27th 2016
It’s London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. When the murders begin, however, Joseph and Evelyn are haunted nightly by the ghosts of the Ripper’s dead, setting Evelyn on a path to facing her fears and uncovering humanity’s worst nightmares.

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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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