What new YA covers hit the web this week? (January 8)


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.

16 Ways to Break a Heart by Lauren Strasnick
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: July 25th 2017
Natalie and Dan were electric from the moment they met. But that was hot tempers turned to blowout fights. Before a few little lies turned to broken trust. Before a hundred tiny slights broke them open. And now Natalie wants Dan to know just how much he broke her.

Akata Warrior (Akata Witch #2) by Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: 2017
Blurb currently unavailable.

Akata Witch (Akata Witch #1) by Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher: Speak
Release date: July 11th 2017
Born in New York, but living in Aba, Nigeria, twelve-year old Sunny is understandably a little lost. She is albino and thus, incredibly sensitive to the sun. But once she befriends Orlu and Chichi, Sunny is plunged in to the world of the Leopard People, where your worst defect becomes your greatest asset.

The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: November 7th 2017
From a chip implanted beneath the skin, the Intercept monitors, records, and provokes emotion to keep the people of New Earth safe. As Violet uncovers long-buried secrets, the Intercept’s pervasive power seems darker than she ever knew.

Flamecaster (Shattered Realms #1) by Cinda Williams Chima
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 7th 2017
Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a thirst for revenge. Ash is forced into hiding after a series of murders throws the queendom into chaos. Now he’s closer than ever to killing the man responsible, the cruel king of Arden. Can he use his powers not to save a life but to take it?

Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2) by Cinda Williams Chima
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 4th 2017
After a brush with death, Lyss, the reluctant princess heir to the Gray Wolf throne of Fells, goes on the offensive, meaning to end the war that has raged her whole life. If her gamble doesn’t pay off, she could lose her queendom before she even ascends to the throne.

Two Roads from Here by Teddy Steinkellner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: June 20th 2017
Five high school seniors. Two different roads. One life-changing decision. These five seniors are about to have an opportunity people only dream about: to experience two potential outcomes of a life-altering decision. When it’s all over, will they still recognize their futures?

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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.