What new YA covers hit the web this week? (June 26)


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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Aftermath by Clara Kensie
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: November 15th 2016
Charlotte dreamed of her family every day of her captivity in the attic of a kidnapper. When she escapes, it’s to a stunning loss: that family has fallen apart. Worst of all, Charlotte can’t prove what she knows is true—that there was another victim. And that girl never got a second chance to live.

Allegedly by Tiffany D. Jackson
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: January 24th 2017
Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn’t say much, but the media filled in the blanks: A white baby had died while under the care of a church-going black woman and her daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? She wouldn’t say.

American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: February 14th 2017
Fabiola Toussaint thought she would finally find une belle vie—a good life. But after they leave Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Fabiola’s mother is detained by U.S. immigration, leaving Fabiola to navigate her loud American cousins; the grittiness of Detroit’s west side; a new school; and a surprising romance, all on her own.

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A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) by Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 28th 2017
When Gauri, the princess of Bharata, is captured by her kingdom’s rivals, Vikram, the cunning prince of an enemy kingdom, offers Gauri a chance to win back her kingdom in exchange for her battle prowess. They set aside their differences to compete in the Tournament of Wishes, wherein a wish is granted to the victor.

A Good Idea by Cristina Moracho
Publisher: Viking
Release date: February 28th 2017
When Betty disappears her ex-boyfriend Calder admits to drowning her, but his confession is thrown out. Fin knows the truth, and she returns to Williston for one final summer, determined to get justice for her friend, even if it means putting her loved ones—and herself—at risk.

The Hidden Memory of Objects by Danielle Mages Amato
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 21st 2017
Megan Brown’s brother Tyler is dead. The police say he died of a drug overdose, but the Tyler that Megan remembers would never get involved with drugs. Determined to keep her cherished memories of her brother alive, Megan sets out to investigate what happened to him.

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Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: February 14th 2017
Jade has accepted a scholarship to a mostly-white private school and an invitation to a mentorship program for “at-risk” girls. Except really, it’s for black girls. From “bad” neighborhoods. But just because her mentor is black doesn’t mean she understands Jade. And maybe there are some things Jade could show these successful women about the real world and finding ways to make a real difference.

Shadowcaster (Shattered Realms #2) by Cinda Williams Chima
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: April 4th 2017
Alyssa ana’Raisa is the reluctant princess heir to the Gray Wolf throne of Fells, a queendom embroiled in a seemingly endless war. After a brush with death, she goes on the offensive, meaning to end the war that has raged her whole life. But she could lose her queendom before she even ascends to the throne.

The Ship Beyond Time (The Girl from Everywhere #2) by Heidi Heilig
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: March 28th 2017
Nix has spent her whole life journeying to places both real and imagined aboard her time-traveling father’s ship. And now it’s finally time for her to take the helm. Nix’s future lies bright before her. Until she learns that she is destined to lose the one she loves.

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Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: April 11th 2017
Half-sisters Isabelle and Aurora are polar opposites: Isabelle is the king’s headstrong illegitimate daughter, whose sight was tithed by faeries; Aurora, beautiful and sheltered, was tithed her sense of touch and voice on the same day. Everything changes, with a single drop of Aurora’s blood.

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 11th 2017
Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love – Molly can’t stomach the idea of rejection. So she’s careful. Fat girls always have to be careful. Luckily, her sister Cassie’s new girlfriend comes with a cute hipster-boy sidekick. If Molly can win him over, she’ll get her first kiss. There’s only one problem: Molly’s coworker, Reid.

Unlocked by Margo Kelly
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: October 1st 2016
Ants crawl over Hannah’s hands all the time. They’re what made her crash the car and she wouldn’t have freaked out, wouldn’t have caused her friend’s death, for no reason. But she doesn’t know if a person is messing with her, or if she’s just going psychotic like her dad before her.

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Wait for Me by Caroline Leech
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: January 31st 2017
It’s 1945, and when Paul, a German prisoner of war, is assigned as her family’s new farmhand, Lorna is appalled. How can she possibly work alongside the enemy when her own brothers are risking their lives for their country? But as Lorna reluctantly spends time with Paul, she feels herself changing.

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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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